- Olive Frenette Jennison Award Endowment
This endowment was established in 2005 by Edward Jennison in memory of his mother, Olive Frenette Jennison. The purpose of this endowment shall be to provide recognition and financial assistance to student who display scholastic proficiency with a penchant for environmental science. The award will be presented at the annual spring Honors Convocation. A preference will be given to students who have achieved junior standing, at least a 3.0 GPA, major in environmental studies or biology and displays a concern for the environment through their course selection, enrollment in a related minor or an activity that provides evidence of such interest.
- Science Academic Program
The purpose of this fund is to provide discretionary income to support academic initiatives and programs that advance the Sciences at Keene State College through guest speakers, workshops or other initiatives that promote academic excellence.
- Aubrey S. Thomas '62 Biology Proficiency Award Endowment
In 1990, Aubrey Thomas Jr. '62 established this endowed award. This award is to be made to a senior who has demonstrated scholastic proficiency in biology courses (including ecology and environmental sciences), has scholastic adequacy in the remainder of his/her academic pursuits, and has shown personal growth. Eligible students must have attended Keene State College for a minimum of six semesters and been a major in Biology, Ecology, or Environmental Science for a minimum of four semesters.
- Aubrey '62 and Satoko Thomas Scholarship Endowment
This endowment was established in 1991 as a gift of Aubrey Stephen Thomas Jr. '62, and his wife, Satoko Nagaoka Thomas. Full-time students who have demonstrated outstanding promise and who have been accepted into programs in the areas of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and closely related areas, including teacher certification in each of these areas, are eligible to receive this scholarship.
- Maynard C. Waltz Memorial Award Endowment
This endowment was created to perpetuate the memory and qualities of the life of Maynard Waltz, who was a faculty member of Keene State College from 1930 to 1965. He taught both educational psychology and Latin and served as a member and chair of both the education and foreign language departments and retired as professor emeritus. This award endowment shall provide recognition and financial assistance to full time traditional students with junior or senior status who are pursuing a teaching career in secondary science or math education. The student must possess strong academic qualities in science and math, have high motivation to become a teacher, and exhibit qualities of compassion, integrity, citizenship and fairness.
- Benjamin Wise Annual Award in Microbiology
The Benjamin Wise Annual Award in Microbiology recognizes a student who
has a genuine interest in microbiology and a commitment to continuing that interest into future studies and career pursuits. The award was establishedb y Dr. BenjaminWise, Professor Emeritus and passionate advocate for microbiological awareness, upon his retirement in 2005. The award recognizes the critical role microbiology has in our society by providing recognition and financial support for biology majors who have chosen microbiology as an area of academic interest and who demonstrate a commitment to continuing that interest into future
studies and career pursuits. Applicants must have obtained senior level standing based on Keene State requirements as of the spring semester in which they are applying; a GPA of 3.0 or above; be a Biology major with at least one course in microbiology; have a strong desire to continue that interest into future studies and career pursuits; complete the award application, and submit the writing requirement. All applicants will submit an application including a letter to the
selection committee that addresses the sources of their interest in microbiology, a statement of their future education and career interests and how they relate to microbiology, a description of related experiences, and, if applicable, a brief description of independent research conducted in the area of microbiology. The application materials will be judged by the selection committee which will be composed of three faculty members - the primary instructor of microbiology
courses, the chair of the biology department and a third faculty member, possibly from outside the department.
- Dr. Y Scholarship Endowment
This endowment was created in honor of Dr. Stanley Yarosewick "Dr. Y" upon his retirement after 11 years of service to Keene State College. His commitment to public higher education and the students it serves is clearly the hallmark of Dr. Y's career. This scholarship will give preference for first-generation college students who are enrolled in a science curriculum.
Alphabetical Listing of restricted funds
Restricted funds by category