Scholarship support offers the gift of a lifetime
For many students at Hodges University, the importance of scholarships and financial aid cannot be overstated. The scholarship programs at Hodges award tens of thousands of dollars each term.
You may be surprised to know that more than 80% of current students receive some type of financial assistance. Hodges students need your support, and endowed scholarships are critical to their academic success.
An endowed scholarship is a gift that creates a permanent legacy for Hodges University students. Endowed gifts are placed in a permanent fund and a portion of the income earned from that fund provides scholarship assistance to students, both on a need and merit basis.
In short, a student scholarship at Hodges is the gift of a lifetime.
Current scholarships offered at Hodges University
- Lavern N. Gaynor Scholarship: Named after the University’s 1997 Humanitarian of the Year, this scholarship provides tuition assistance to individuals pursuing the benefits of higher education.
- The John and Joanne Fisher Grant Fund, a scholarship named after Hodges University Foundation Board member John Fisher and his wife.
- Neno J. Spagna Scholarship: This scholarship, established in 1993, provides financial assistance to worthy students who want to use their knowledge and abilities to improve the lives of others through the betterment of the community.
- Michael and Susan London Scholarship: Established by Hodges Foundation Board member Michael London and his wife.
- Richard and Florence Nogaj Immokalee Encouragement Award: This scholarship, named after the donors of the Hodges University – Immokalee learning site building, is awarded to Immokalee area residents pursuing a degree at Hodges University.
- The Jerry L. and Barbara J. Burris Foundation Scholarship: This award, named after Jerry and Barbara Burris, is designed to provide financial support to a single parent, male or female.
- SAVE (Scholarship Assistance for Veteran Education) Scholarship: One of several scholarships established to help defer the costs of obtaining a degree for recently returning veterans.
- Sam and Francis Bailey Scholarship: This scholarship was named after the University’s 2011 Luminary of the Year recipients.
- Dolph and Sharon von Arx Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Hodges University 2011 Humanitarians of the Year.
- Schoen Family Scholarship: Established in 2003, this scholarship provides financial support to military veterans pursuing a college degree to achieve career goals.
- Douglas F. Devaux, Sr. Scholarship: Named in honor of one of the Founding Trustees of the University, this scholarship is awarded during the summer semester to full-time students when the Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) is not available.
For information on establishing an endowed scholarship, please contact Phil Memoli, Vice President of University Advancement, at (239) 938-7827.