A partial list of endowed scholarships appears below. We would welcome your support in any of these scholarship funds.
To make a gift to any of these endowed scholarship funds, please visit udallas.edu/give. In the drop-down menu, select “other.” Please indicate the name of the scholarship you wish to support in the field that appears.
You may also send a check to:
Office of University Advancement
University of Dallas
1845 E. Northgate Dr.
Irving, TX 75062
Please write the name of the scholarship you wish to support in the memo line of the check.
Dr. Frank Doe Scholarship in Biology
The Dr. Frank Doe Scholarship in Biology was established in 2019 by Debbie Daniel, BA '77, an alumna of the Biology Department, and Kurt Daniel, BA '74, an alumnus of the Politics Department, to honor their former professor.
Dr. Warren M. and Anne Marie Pulich Scholarship
The Pulich Scholarship is named in honor of Dr. Warren M. Pulich, a founding faculty member of the Biology Department at UD, and his wife, Anne Marie. The Pulich Scholarship supports students majoring in biology, chemistry or physics.
John and Elizabeth "Babe" Hrivnak Memorial Scholarship in Business
The John and Elizabeth "Babe" Hrivnak Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to MBA students in the Gupta College of Business. This scholarship was endowed by Joe Gigler MBA '80 and Carol S. Gigler in 2020. The Hrivnak Scholarship is the largest scholarship in the history of the Gupta College of Business.
Saleh Scholarship in Business
The Saleh Scholarship supports undergraduate students majoring in business.
John L. and Bonnie P. Strauss Scholarship in Business
The Strauss Scholarship was endowed by former trustee John L. Strauss and his wife, Bonnie. The scholarship supports undergraduate students majoring in business.
C.W. Eaker Scholarship for Chemistry/Biochemistry
The C.W. Eaker Scholarship provides financial assistance to a student majoring in chemistry or biochemistry. The scholarship was established in 2019 by the Galbraith family in honor of former Provost C.W. Eaker.
Father Placid L. Csizmazia, O. Cist., Memorial Scholarship in Classics
The Father Placid Csizmazia Memorial Scholarship in Classics provides scholarship assistance to a student majoring in classics. The scholarship was endowed in 2019 by an anonymous donor.
Dr. Steven Pejovich Scholarship in Economics
Trustee Gregory Hoelscher, Ph.D., BA ’77, and his wife, Robin Sherwood, established this scholarship in honor of Dr. Steven Pejovich to benefit a student majoring in economics.
Dr. Eileen Gregory Scholarship in English
Trustee Mary Ritter, J.D., BA '85, an alumna of the English Department, endowed this scholarship in 2019 to honor her former professor Eileen Gregory, Ph.D., BA '68.
Dr. Dona S. Gower Memorial Scholarship in English
The Dona S. Gower Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a senior English major with demonstrated financial need. The scholarship was established in 2014 by a gift from the Athena Foundation.
Christine S. Kiegerl Memorial Scholarship in English
The Christine S. Kiegerl Memorial Scholarship was established in 1997 by Mike and Peggy Kiegerl in memory of their daughter Christine, a member of the Class of 1994 who died just before her graduation.
President Thomas S. Hibbs and Dr. Stacey Hibbs First-Generation Scholarship
President Thomas S. Hibbs and Dr. Stacey Hibbs established this scholarship on the occasion of President Hibbs' inauguration. The scholarship honors President Hibbs' own path to college as a first-generation college student and make a UD education more affordable for first-generation students to come.
Class of 1985 Scholarship
The Class of 1985 Scholarship will support a Junior or Senior student with a 3.0 GPA or higher who is at risk of leaving the university before their degree is completed. It will include an opportunity for the class to mentor and support recipients as well as encourage these recipients to give back when it is their turn. The fund was established in 2021 through the generosity of Mike Wehrle and Bill Schofield with challenge grants by Jennifer (Coyle) Byrne and Vince Pawlowski.
National Alumni Board Endowed Scholarship
The National Alumni Board Endowed Scholarship was created by the National Alumni Board to assist students in attaining their degree at the University of Dallas. This scholarship is awarded annually, open to Juniors and Seniors in any area of study.
Sybil Novinski Scholarship Fund
The Sybil Novinski Scholarship was established by Eileen McPherson Meinert, BA '83, and David Meinert to honor Sybil's extraordinary legacy of service to the university community in a variety of roles that included registrar, associate academic dean, associate provost and university historian. By design, the Novinski Scholarship provides unrestricted general scholarship support to reflect Sybil's commitment to UD's entire student body.
Suhail "C.C." Hameed Memorial Scholarship in History
The C.C. Hameed Scholarship provides financial assistance to a student majoring in history. The scholarship was established in 2019 in the memory of Suhail “C.C.” Hameed, BA ’94, by his family.
Endowed Alumni Legacy Scholarships
The University of Dallas National Alumni Board established the Endowed Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship in 1994 to support admitted and current students who have had a parent, grandparent, or sibling graduate from the University.
Dr. Charles Coppin Scholarship in Mathematics
The Dr. Charles Coppin Scholarship provides financial assistance to a student majoring in mathematics. The scholarship was endowed in 2019 by anonymous donors to honor Dr. Coppin.
Father Thomas Matthias Cain, O.P., Memorial Scholarship in Philosophy
The Father Thomas Matthias Cain, O.P., Memorial Scholarship in Philosophy benefits a student majoring in philosophy. The fund was created by the generosity of Trustee Annmarie (Flynn) Kelly, BA ’91, and Robert (Bob) Kelly, MA ’92 PhD ’95.
St. John Henry Newman Scholarship in Philosophy
The St. John Henry Newman Scholarship in Philosophy benefits a graduate student obtaining a Ph.D. in philosophy though the Institute of Philosophic Studies. The fund was established in 2020 by the generosity of Matthew Hejduk, MA '98 PhD '06, and his wife, Julia Hejduk, Ph.D.
Dr. Robert E. Wood Institute of Philosophical Studies Endowment Fund
Named in honor of longtime philosophy professor, Robert E. Wood, PhD., who taught at UD for nearly four decades and in 2018 was honored with the prestigious Aquinas Medal, this fund provides stipends for married graduate students studying in the Institute of Philosophic Studies.
Drs. Helen and Leo Paul De Alvarez Scholarship in Politics
The Drs. Helen and Leo Paul De Alvarez Scholarship in Politics was established in 2019 by
Kurt Daniel, BA '74, an alumnus of the Politics Department, and Debbie Daniel, BA '77, an alumna of the Biology Department, to honor their former professor.
Sr. Mary Clodovia Lockett Scholarship in Pre-Med
The Sr. Mary Clodovia Lockett Scholarship provides financial assistance to students in their senior year of the pre-med program.
Sheumaker Rome Scholarship
The Sheumaker Rome Scholarship provides financial assistance to students attending their Rome semester. The scholarship was endowed by Fanny (Baltazar) Sheumaker, BA '88 MBA '91, and Phil Sheumaker, BA '90 MBA '93, in 2020, the 50th anniversary year of the Rome Program.
Dr. Megan Anne Smith Rome Scholarship
The Dr. Megan Anne Smith Rome Scholarship provides financial assistance to students attending their Rome semester. The scholarship was endowed by Trustee Megan Anne Smith, D.O., BA '02 MBA '18, in 2020, the 50th anniversary year of the Rome Program.
Charles T. Uhl Memorial Rome Scholarship
The Charles T. Uhl Rome Scholarship provides financial assistance to students attending their Rome semester. The scholarship was endowed in 2017 in honor of Charles T. Uhl, a former employee of UD and the father of four UD alumni, by his family.
Dan and Margie Cruse Rome Scholarship
Former Trustee Dan Cruse, BA ’61, and his wife, Margie, established this scholarship to provide financial assistance to students attending their Rome semester.
The Stoppini Family Rome Scholarship
Mary Ann, Francesca and Gabriele Stoppini established this scholarship in memory of Francesco Stoppini for sophomores in need of financial assistance in support of their semester on the university's Rome campus.