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President's Scholarship Endowments

Rodney C. Adkins President's Scholarship Endowment *

This fund was given in 2006 by Mr. Rodney Adkins, Electrical Engineering '81, M.S. Electrical Engineering '83. Mr. Adkins grew up in Florida and is now one of the country's top engineers, recently retiring as vice president of worldwide development for IBM's systems and technology group.

Dr. E. Jo Baker President's Scholarship Fund *

The Dr. E. Jo Baker President's Scholarship was endowed in 2001 to recognize the founder of the PS Program. The endowment is comprised of funds given by PS alumni. Dana Papp Harmer was one of the PS alumni who lead the effort to raise the funds. As a student, Dana was the drum major of the marching band, a member of the Ferst Center advisory board, and Omicron Delta Kappa.

Louis C. Bodenheimer IM 1941 President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 2000. A native of Atlanta, Mr. Louis C. Bodenheimer graduated in 1941 with a degree in Industrial Management. While at Tech, Mr. Bodenheimer was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi, International Relations Club, Bulldog Club, Glee Club, Interfraternity Council, PI Delta Epsilon, and the Technique. He was also Vice President of Skull and Key, Associate Editor of the Blue Print, and First P.O. of "A" Company.

David A. Bottoms President's Scholarship *

This scholarship was endowed in 2005 by David Bottoms, President's Scholar alumnus and member of the Class of 2001. As an undergraduate, David founded the Georgia Tech chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Kenny and Carson Bounds President's Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2000 for out-of-state students with financial need. Mr. Bounds graduated in 1971 with a degree in industrial management.

Carl F. "Tex" Branson President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 1999 to support out-of-state students in the School of Aerospace Engineering whose course of study emphasizes fixed-wing aircraft. Mr. Carl F. Branson, is a native of Beaumont, Texas, a graduate of the class of 1949, and a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. Mr. Branson received the Engineering Hall of Fame Award in 1999.

D. William Brosnan Fund *

Southern Railway established this fund to honor its former president, Mr. D. William Brosnan, a native of Albany, Georgia. Mr. Brosnan earned his civil engineering degree from GT in 1923. He spent 41 years with Southern before retiring in 1967. From 1962-67, he was the CEO of Southern Railway, which is now a part of Norfolk Southern. This endowment was created in 1981.

Edward J. Brown, Jr. President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 2003 to honor the donor's father, Mr. Edward J. Brown, Jr. The donor earned his degree from Georgia Tech in 1970. The award typically goes to a student majoring in business.

Brown Stove Works, Inc. FiveStar Division President's Scholarship Endowment *

The scholarship was established in 2003 to serve President's Scholars studying management or industrial engineering from the geographic area served by the company. Mr. Brown earned his industrial engineering degree from Georgia Tech in 1964.

Dr. Robert Burnett President's Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2008 by Mrs. Dorothy B. Autin in memory of her father, Dr. Robert Burnett. Mrs. Autin graduated in 1980 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. Mrs. Autin was awarded the CoE Distinguished Alumnus award in 2004. While at GT, she participated in the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society.

John J. and Elizabeth J. Carpenter President's Scholarship

Class of 1934 Fund *

The scholarship was established in 2000.

Class of 1940 Fund *

The scholarship was established in 2000 in honor of the Class of 1940.

Class of 1951 President's Scholarship *

The Class of 1951 created this fund in 1991 to celebrate their fortieth reunion.

Class of 1953 President's Scholarship *

The endowment was created in 2003 to celebrate the class's 50th reunion.

Class of 1957 President's Scholarship *

This scholarship was established in 2008 by the Class of 1957 in acknowledgement of gifts and commitments by members of the Class in commemoration of their 50th Reunion.

Class of 1961 President's Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2001 by Mr. Frederick C. Donovan. Mr. Donovan graduated in 1962 with a degree in Civil Engineering. While a student at Georgia Tech, he was a resident assistant and a member of Kappa Alpha Order.

Class of 1964 President's Scholarship Fund *

This endowment was created in 2004 by the Class of 1964.

Class of 1965 President's Scholarship Fund *

The Class of 1965 created this fund in 1990 to celebrate their twenty-fifth reunion.

Class of 1965 President's Scholarship Fund (new) *

The Class of 1965 established this fund to celebrate their fortieth reunion.

Class of 1966 Endowment *

The endowment was created in 2006 as a reunion class gift in honor of their 40th reunion.

Class of 1968 President's Scholarship Fund *

The Class of 1968 created this fund in 1993 to celebrate their twenty-fifth reunion.

Cooley Family President's Scholarship *

Mrs. and Mrs. H. Keith Cooley established the scholarship in 2000. Mr. Cooley holds a degree in Industrial Engineering. He has served as a College of Computing Advisory Board member and was named College of Engineering Distingusihed Alumnus in 2000.

William J. Corbett President's Scholarship Endowment *

The endowment was established in 2006 to honor a friend of the donor.

Harold Couch Endowment Fund *

Don Jones, ME 1947, established this fund during Georgia Tech's Centennial Campaign in the mid-eighties. The scholarship is for students in the College of Engineering. Preference is given to mechanical engineers. The scholarship is named after the donor's long-time business partner Harold Couch, ME 1941, who passed along his great love for Georgia Tech.

Joseph M. Dallavalle Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2000 in honor of Mr. Joseph M. Dallavalle, a favorite professor of the donor, Mr. Robert E. Vaughn. Mr. Vaughn graduated in 1951 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.

N. Knowles Davis President's Scholar Fund *

The endowment was established in 1998. Mr. N. Knowles Davis, an Electrical Engineering graduate from the Class of 1925, was an Atlanta native and member of Chi Psi Fraternity. Mr. Davis was the grandfather of the donor, Mr. D. Fort Flowers, Jr. Mr. Flowers, a mechanical engineering graduate from the Class of 1983, wanted to support a program that would benefit Georgia Tech.

Donald James Deiters President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 1999 to benefit students in mechanical engineering. The donor is the widow of Donald James Deiters, who graduated in 1947 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Mr. Dieters served as president of both Tau Beta Pi and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Fred and Susie Donovan President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The Class established this fund in 2001 to celebrate their fortieth reunion.

R. Thomas Dyal President's Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2005 by Tom Dyal, a President's Scholar alumnus who graduated in electrical engineering in 1988.

Charles Bertram Eidson President's Scholarship Endowment Fund

This scholarship was established in 2006 by Mr. Eidson, a 1997 graduate of Georgia Tech with a Management degree.

Epstein Family President's Scholarship Fund *

The scholarship was established in 2000 to benefit students from Texas. Mr. James C. Epstein graduated in 1981 with a degree in Industrial Engineering.

Goodman B. Epsy III President’s Scholarship Endowment

Faculty/Staff

For more than 50 years, the Roll Call (GT Alumni Association) has supported Georgia Tech's most promising students..

Andrew E. Farkas 1969 Endowment Funds

The scholarship was established in 2000. Mr. Andrew E. Farkas graduated in 1969 with a degree in Industrial Management.

Robert Ferst Fund *

The endowment was created in 1981 by Robert H. Ferst, and it provided the first funding for the PS Program. Robert Ferst graduated in 1938 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Mr. Ferst was owner of Scripto, Inc. and chairman of the M&H Ferst Foundation. He was also a former president of the Alliance Theatre and acted as treasurer of the Georgia Tech Foundation for more than 28 years.

Reginald S. Fleet President's Scholar Fund *

The endowment was created in October 1987 by Julia W. Fleet to support the President's Scholarship Program and to honor her father, Reginald S. Fleet (ME 1916). Reginald S. Fleet, nicknamed "Reg," graduated from Georgia Tech in 1916 in mechanical engineering. Born in 1895 in Mexico, Missouri, he moved to Culver, Indiana, at the age of two and from there to Atlanta in 1909. Among the list of his great accomplishments, he served as class president and took part in Honor Court, YMCA Cabinet, Cotillion Club, and made the honor roll. In addition, he was a member of ASME, Tech Signal Corp, Phi Kappa Phi, and Kappa Alpha Order. He played basketball and was on the tennis team. Mr. Fleet was a founding member of a company whose sole product was WD-40.

Julian Denver Fleming, Jr. President's Scholarship Endowment *

This gift was given anonymously in honor of J. D. Fleming, Jr. Chemical Engineering '55, Ph.D. '59. Mr. Fleming studied Chemical Engineering before entering the field of law, where he was named one of "The Best Lawyers in America 2005-06."

James C. Fry Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 1999. Tuscarora Yarns gave the endowment in honor of James Fry, who is the father of Leslie Hodnett. Originally from Rabun Gap, Georgia, James Fry earned a degree in Industrial Management in 1951 and a degree in textile engineering in 1955. Mr. Fry was a member of the Industrial Management Society, Sigma Nu Fraternity, Tech Management Club, Drama Tech, and the Technique. He also participated in the American Institute of Industrial Engineers and Alpha Pi Mu Industrial Engineering Honor Society.

Jordan and Elizabeth Gardner President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 1999 in honor of Mr. Jesse Jordan Gardner. Mr. Gardner graduated in 1915 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. A member of the class football team, he also managed the tennis team and participated in the Society of Mechanical Engineers. Mr. Little, the donor and family friend of Mr. Gardner, graduated in 1953 with a degree in Industrial Management. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, the Blueprint editorial staff, the Wesley Foundation, and Ramblin' Reck Club.

David Garrett/Boeing Fund *

The endowment was created in 1987 by Boeing Commercial Airplane Group to celebrate David Garrett's retirement after 41 years with Delta Air Lines. Mr. Garrett, former president of Delta Airlines, received a degree in Industrial Management from Georgia Tech in 1946.

Thomas H. Green President's Scholarship *

Established in 2000 by Mrs. Thomas H Green, Jr., this scholarship supports students majoring in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and honors her husband, a chemical engineering graduate of the class of 1949.

Lloyd O. Harris, Jr., Class of 1943 Scholarship Fund *

Mrs. Harris' husband, Mr. Lloyd Harris graduated in 1943 with a degree in Industrial Management. He interviewed President's Scholar candidates from the Columbus, Georgia, area for many years. The scholarship was established in 1999.

Marilyn Holland Harris and R. Clark Harris Endowment Fund

This scholarship was founded in 2006 by Mr. and Mrs. Harris. Mr. Harris graduated from Tech in 1960 and Mrs. Harris graduated in 1959.

Bart S. Henson President's Scholarship Endowment

Mr. Henson graduated from Georgia Tech in 1964 with a degree in civil engineering. He established this fund in 2007.

Russell F. Hill Family President’s Scholarship Endowment *

This scholarship was founded in 2009 by Dr. Russell F. and Mrs. Lynne Hill. Dr. Hill graduated in 1978 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. While a student at GT, he participated in the co-op program and was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Holcomb *

Mrs. Joann Holcomb left a trust fund to Georgia Tech in her will and requested that her funds support the President's Scholarship Program.

Hollingsworth *

This scholarship was established in 2008 by Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Hollingsworth, widow of the late Mr. John R. Hollingsworth, EE 1928. The scholarship fund is for President's Scholars in Electrical and Computer Engineering, with a preference for underrepresented minorities.

Dan E. and Constance P. Hunt President's Scholarship Endowment

Mr. Hunt, a 1963 graduate in Industrial Engineering, created this endowment in 2006.

Dr. Cecil G. Johnson Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2001 in honor of Dr. Cecil G. Johnson, a favorite professor of Mr. David C. Garrett, Jr. Mr. Garrett received a degree in Industrial Management and served as president of Delta Air Lines.

Edward Y.H. Keng President’s Scholarship Endowment

Alan J. and Caron A. Lacy President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 1999 by Mr. Alan Lacy. Mr. Lacy graduated in 1975 with a degree in Industrial Management from Georgia Tech and received an MBA from Emory University in 1977. Mr. Lacy has been the chief executive officer of Sears since December, 2000.

Charles R. Livingston Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 1999. Mr. Livingston, originally from Augusta, Georgia, earned his electrical engineering degree from Georgia Tech in 1950.

Lloyd Family *

This scholarship was established in 2007 by Homer Lloyd (Mechanical Engineering '50) and Dale Lloyd (Mechanical Engineering '74). Both are avid Tech sports fans and season ticket holders to Yellow Jacket football and basketball.

Luders Family President's Scholarship Endowment

The fund was established in 2006 to honor the donor's sons, Brandon and Christopher Luders.

Mitchell D. Lukin President's Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2000 by Mr. Mitchell D. Lukin. Mr. Lukin earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering in 1972 and a master's degree in Electrical Engineering in 1976. While an undergraduate, Mr. Lukin worked as a resident assistant for the housing department.

Ronald L. Martin Fund *

The endowment was created in 1995 with proceeds from an insurance policy and memorial gifts. Mr. Ronald L. Martin was a member of the Class of 1968. Dr. James Hoyle is the executor of Ronald Martin's estate.

McCord *

This scholarship was established in 2005 by Fred L. McCord, IM 1948.

Randolph W. McDow President’s Scholarship Endowment

S. Howard and Dorothy Ann McKinley Scholarship

This scholarship, established in 2001 by Mr. S. Howard McKinley and Mrs. Dorothy McKinley, supports deserving undergraduate students qualifying for the President's Scholarship Program.

James D. Meindl President’s Scholarship Endowment Fund

The James D. Meindl President’s Scholarship Endowment Fund was established to honor James D. Meindl, Georgia Tech Professor Emeritus. Dr. Meindl was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and holds a BS, MS, and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie-Melon. During his two decades at Georgia Tech, Dr. Meindl was the founding director of the Nanotechnology Research Center, served as the Joseph M. Pettit Chair and Professor in Microsystems, and was the director of the Microelectronics Research Center until his retirement in 2013. 
 
Dr. Meindl received numerous awards during his career, including the 2006 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Medal of Honor, the 2004 Semiconductor Research Corporation Aristotle Award, and the 2001 Georgia Tech Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award. Previous to Georgia Tech he held positions at Stanford University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He served as an advisor and mentor to more than 80 doctoral students. His contributions to the field of microsystems are widely known and studied.

Lane Middleton President's Scholarship Endowment Fund

The scholarship was established in 2003 for junior or seniors who have participated in the co-op program. Preference is given for students with need from Georgia or Virginia. Mr. Middleton earned his textiles degree from Georgia Tech in 1953.

Angela and James Mitchell President’s Scholarship *

This scholarship was established in 2008 by Angela G. Mitchell, PTFE 2004 and her husband, James L. Mitchell, CEE 2005 for President Scholars, with preference to out-of-state engineering students studying in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering or School of Textile Engineering.

Wade T. and Mary Lu Mitchell President’s Scholar Endowment

This scholarship was begun in 2009 by Mr. Mitchell, a 1957 Tech graduate in Polymer, Textile, and Fiber Engineering.

G.D. Monroe President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 1999 by John H. Burson III, M.D., in honor of his fraternity brother, G. D. Monroe. Originally from Florida, Mr. Monroe graduated in 1956 with a degree in Ceramic Engineering. He was vice president of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and a captain in Air Force R.O.T.C.

Charles D. and Brenda B. Moseley Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2000 by Mr. Charles D. Moseley. Mr. Moseley graduated in 1965 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He was named a College of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus in 1995.

Melissa L. Murray Endowment Fund *

The Melissa L. Murray President's Scholarship endowment honors a President's Scholar who passed away while enrolled at Georgia Tech. Melissa Murray entered the institute in the fall of 2000 as a mechanical engineering major. She was a member of Chi Omega Tau Sorority, the orchestra, and gymnastics club team. She had a passion for community service, from volunteering at soup kitchens to collecting stuffed animals for children in the hospital. Her father and sister, Melanie, both graduated from Georgia Tech.

Donald S. and Patricia F. Pirkle President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

Mr. Pirkle earned his Industrial Engineering degree from Tech in 1958. He is a retired executive of Dow Chemical USA. As an alumnus, Mr. Pirkle has served on the GT National Advisory Board and has acted as its chairman. In addition, Mr. Pirkle was an active member of the Centennial Campaign Steering Committee and the Class of 1958 Reunion Steering Committee. As a student, he was active in the American Institiute of Engineers and the Wesley Foundation. Mr. Pirkle was also a first lieutenant in Air Force ROTC. The endowment was created in 1998.

Pleak Family President's Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2000 by Mr. and Mrs. H. Keith Cooley to honor Mrs. Cooley's parents. The scholarship is for students from public high schools in Cobb County or other counties in Georgia.

Linda and Julian Raines President's Scholarship Endowment *

This endowment was created by J. Paul and Claudia Raines.

Thomas and Lisa Rawe President's Scholarship Endowment *

The fund was established in 2006.

Rich Family Endowment *

The endowment was created in 2006 by Mr. Lewis Lee Rich for students studying chemical and biomolecular engineering.

Jane J. Richardson President’s Scholarship

Rinell Family President's Scholarship *

The Rinell President's Scholarship, established in 2004, supports deserving undergraduate students qualifying for the President's Scholarship Program.

Robert G. Ring Scholarship Endowment

Michael J. Rosinski President's Scholarship Endowment *

This scholarship was established in 1999 by Michael Rosinski, a 1967 GT graduate.

Ronald W. Rousseau President’s Scholarship Endowment

Bill Schutz President's Scholarship Fund *

The scholarship was established in 2000 in honor of Bill Schutz, a favorite professor of Mr. Sam W. Blasingame. Mr. Blasingame graduated in 1970 with a degree in Civil Engineering.

Carolyn F. and Earl L. Shell, Jr. President’s Scholarship Endowment *

This scholarship was established in 2010 by Mr. Shell, a 1962 graduate in Building Construction.

Ronda R. Sides President's Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2000 by Mrs. Ronda R. Sides. Mrs. Sides graduated in 1983 with a degree in Industrial Engineering and received an MBA from Wharton in 1989. While enrolled at Georgia Tech, she served as student body president.

Ben Logan Sisk President's Scholarship *

Mr. Robert E. Vaughn endowed this award in 2004 to support students in the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Marching Band (and the Georgia Tech Orchestra, if no Marching Band student is eligible). Mr. Vaughn was a student assistant for Mr. Sisk.

Slaughter Scholarship Fund *

This scholarship was established in 2009 by Cynthia F. and John T. Slaughter. Mr. Slaughter, a President's Scholar, graduated in 1989 with a BS in Electrical Engineering, and in 1990 with a MS in Electrical Engineering.

Ronald and Beth Slaymaker *

This scholarship was established in 2008 by Elizabeth A. and Ronald S. Slaymaker. Mrs. Slaymaker graduated in 1981 with a degree in Chemical Engineering and 1985 with a master's degree in Chemical Engineering. Mr. Slaymaker graduated in 1982 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Mr. Slaymaker was awarded the CoE Distinguished Alumnus award in 2004. Mrs. Slaymaker is currently a professor at the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.

Frank and Isis Soto Endowed President’s Scholarship

Frank Soto, a 1962 graduate in Mechanical Engineering, founded this scholarship in 2000.

Stamps Leadership Scholars *

The scholarship was established in 2007 by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation. Mr. E. Roe Stamps IV graduated in 1967 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He attended Harvard Business School, where he earned his MBA. The generosity of the Stamps family has also extended to athletic fields, health services, and the Student Center Commons at Georgia Tech.

R. Joe Taylor President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 1998 to benefit students in the College of Management. Mr. R. Joe Taylor graduated in 1956 with a degree in Industrial Management. Originally from Columbus, Georgia, Mr. Taylor played football and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and the Management Club.

William and Susan Thacker President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

This scholarship was established in 2004 by Mr. William Thacker and Mrs. Susan Thacker for mechanical engineering majors.

Tyber Family Endowment

William J. VanLandingham President's Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2000 by Mrs. Barbara VanLandingham Pettway in memory of her husband. Mr. VanLandingham received his Industrial Engineering degree from Georgia Tech in 1959 and was a former president of NationsBank of Georgia before his death in 1993.

Ronald A. Veith Fund *

This scholarship was established in 2006 by Mr. Ronald A. Veith. He retired as a partner from Accenture to become the director of the MBA program at UNC-Charlotte. He is also a Life Member of the GT Athletic Associations's Alexander-Tharpe Fund.

D. Wayne Waddell President’s Scholarship Endowment
 

Deborah and Bruce E. Warnock President’s Scholarship

Jack C. Webb President's Scholar Fund *

The endowment was created in 1997 to support the Institute. Mr. Jack C. Webb graduated in 1948 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He was inducted into the Engineering Hall of Fame in 2000. Mr. Webb passed away in September of 2003.

John H. Weitnauer, Jr. Endowment Fund

A 1949 graduate in Industrial Engineering, Mr. John Weitnauer established this fund in 2007.

Fred B. Wenn Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2001 in honor of Dr. Fred B. Wenn, a favorite professor of Mr. David C. Garrett, Jr. Mr. Garrett received a degree in Industrial Management in 1955 and served as president of Delta Air Lines. The GT Student Center is named for Dr. Wenn.

Robert C. West CE 1949 Scholarship *

The scholarship was established in 2001 by Mr. Robert C. West to support President's Scholars studying civil engineering.

Thomas J. Westbury, Jr. President’s Scholarship

Randolph Whitfield President's Scholarship Endowment *

The endowment was created in 2006 as a present to Mr. Whitfield from his family.

James F. Williams President's Scholarship Endowment Fund

Mr. James Williams founded this endowment in 1999 in honor of Blake E. Isley – teacher, counselor, and friend. Mr. Williams is a 1949 graduate in Electrical Engineering.

Paul Williams President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 1999 by Mr. Paul H. Williams who graduated in 1960 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. While at Tech, Mr. Williams was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and the American Institiute of Chemical Engineers. He has since taught at Tech as a guest professor, participated on the Chemical Engineering Advisory Board, and was named a College of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus in 1995.

Theodore R. and Geraldine G. Wirtz President’s Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in 2007 by Mr. Wirtz, a 1956 graduate in Industrial Management.

Ronald W. Woliver President's Scholarship Endowment Fund *

The scholarship was established in 1999 by Mr. Ronald W. Woliver to benefit students participating in the co-op program. Mr. Woliver graduated in 1965 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. As an undergraduate, he was part of the co-op program and a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Since then, he has been active on the ISyE Advisory Board.

* Scholarships with an asterisk are endowments that are currently awarding funds to students

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