Stories of Giving

Robert H. Meier Honors Wife 



The late Robert H. Meier of Victor, Idaho provided an estate gift in memory of his wife to establish the Bettye L. Kerr Meier Endowed Student Support Fund in the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education. He pledged $11,000 before his death in to support academic excellence in both colleges. Half […]

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Dance Scholarship Honors Edie Barnes

The American Ballet Theatre (ABT) Summer Intensive program at The University of Alabama has established the Edith Barnes Endowed Scholarship with a $20,000 gift to the University.  ABT endowed the scholarship to pay tribute to Barnes’s role in promoting the education of students in the dance program, which is part of the Department of Theatre […]

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Havard Family Honors Relative With Endowed Scholarship

Everett S. and F. Dianne Havard Jr. of Pensacola, FL have established the E.S. Havard Family Endowed Scholarship to honor Everett Havard’s father. The scholarship will provide support to incoming freshmen students enrolled full-time in the College. The scholarship may be renewed for subsequent years provided a student maintains a minimum “B” grade average and […]

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Family and Friends Create Tribute to Wallace C. Johnson

The Wallace C. Johnson Endowed Geological Sciences Support Fund has been established to honor University of Alabama supporter Wallace C. Johnson.  Family and friends of Johnson have contributed $11,470, including matching gifts, to create the fund.  
The fund will provide awards to promising students enrolled full-time in the Department of Geological Sciences in the College […]

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