Paul College Scholarship Descriptions

American Hotel Foundation Scholarship
This annual gift has been awarded every year since 1988 to hospitality management majors who demonstrate academic achievement and leadership. 

Arthur A. Clapp Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in 1985 in memory of New Hampshire banker Arthur Clapp, and is awarded to upper class Business Administration majors who demonstrate academic achievement and leadership. 

Barbara M. Russell Memorial Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in 1982 by members of the Russell family and by Barbara’s colleagues at Lord and Taylor headquarters in New York City where Ms. Russell was a rising young executive prior to her tragic death in an automobile accident. It is awarded to a Paul School student who demonstrates academic achievement, personal leadership, and significant involvement in University life. 

Bernard Runser ’63 Scholarship
The purpose of Bernard Runser ’63 Scholarship is to provide scholarship support to top tier applicants admitted to the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics. Recipients must be in good academic standing and remain in good academic standing in subsequent years to renew the award. 

Board of Young Hospitality Professionals Scholarship
The Board of Young Hospitality Professionals Award/Scholarship was established through the generosity of Hospitality Management alumni. Recipients must have a GPA of 3.2 or greater, be a member of Eta Sigma Delta Honor Society, have community service experience, be a part of extracurricular activities and have hospitality work experience. 

C. Donald McKelvie Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was set up in 1994 in memory of C. Donald McKelvie to recognize outstanding economics majors who are junior or seniors. 

Carlton L. Reed Scholarship
The Carlton L. Reed Scholarship Fund, given by Alice Freeman Reed (through a bequest gift) in memory of her late husband, Carlton Reed, the income only from which shall be utilized for scholarship awards for students majoring in Business Administration while attending University of New Hampshire, who may be in need of financial assistance in order to obtain a college education. 

Catherine Sparks Scholarship
This scholarship is newly established through the generosity of the family of Catherine Sparks, a member of the class of 1988. Recipients must demonstrate academic merit and be working their way through college. 

Dean Smith Scholarship
This newly endowed scholarship is awarded to honor the memory of Mr. Smith by recognizing a student of exceptional academic achievement in the area of Marketing. 

Earle A. Welch Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in 1982 in memory of Mr. Welch, a prominent NH banker who served as president of the NH Bankers Association. It is awarded to a Paul senior New Hampshire resident who demonstrates academic achievement and an interest in economics and finance. 

Edgar C. Hirst Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in 1972 by the Concord National Bank to honor Mr. Hirst, former bank president and prominent NH citizen. It is awarded to economics or business administration majors from Merrimack County who have excelled academically. 

Edward and Selma Bacon Simon Scholarship
This endowed fund was established to honor Mr. and Mrs. Simon, both active alumni of the University. Mrs. Simon received her degree in Political Science in 1942 and was elected class president. She and Mr. Simon were lifetime members of the President’s Council. The award is given to meritorious hospitality management majors. 

Ellen Mae Greenaway Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1993 by her family to honor the memory of Ms. Greenaway, who had close ties to the University. It is awarded to students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need and who have an interest in finance. 

Eric Faul ’00 Scholarship
The purpose of the Eric Faul ’00 Scholarhsip is to provide need-based scholarship support to undergraduate students from New Hampshire enrolled in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics. Recipients must be in good academic standing.

Gardner Wales Scholarship
This fund was established by the Winifred Hunter Wales in memory of her husband, Commander Gardner Wales, Class of 1927. This award recognizes merit and financial need and is directed to students pursuing an interest in finance or government. 

George T. Gilman Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was set up in 1993 to honor Gus Gilman’s interest in and loyal support of UNH and awarded to academically successful NH students who demonstrate the promise and motivation to provide leadership in service to the state of NH.

Gladys Wheeler Simeroth Scholarship
Mrs. Simeroth lives in a retirement home in Concord. She is a UNH graduate who endowed this award to recognize a NH resident who demonstrates academic achievement, leadership, and proper deportment. 

Goodwin Family Scholarship
This endowed fund is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Hospitality Management.  These students are in good academic standing and have graduated from a public high school in New Hampshire.

Harold Holbrook Memorial Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in 1975 to honor Mr. Holbrook, a former banker. It is awarded to senior residents of Strafford County who have excelled academically. 

Hannaford Brothers Scholarship
Hannaford Brothers Company of South Portland, Maine established this fund in 1983 to recognize juniors or seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence. 

Hollis Harrington, Jr. Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed in 1990 to honor Mr. Harrington, a former banker with Indian Head Banks. It is awarded to a junior or senior NH resident who demonstrates academic excellence and leadership.  

Harry MacLeod Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by the Yoken’s Restaurant family and has been awarded every year since 1975 to hospitality management majors who demonstrate achievement and financial need. 

J. Bonnie Newman Scholarship
The J. Bonnie Newman Scholarship will be awarded each year to a student or students who demonstrate by their engagement in the New Hampshire business community through internships, work experiences and community and public service an interest in and commitment to the economic future and well-being of the State of New Hampshire. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must demonstrate financial need and must earn a GPA of 3.0 or better.  

J. Guy Smart Scholarship
The J. Guy Smart Scholarship was established in 1976 by Velma Smart, widow of J. Guy Smart, a prominent local businessman. The income from the trust was to be used for “deserving and needy students whose homes are in the State of New Hampshire and who major in business administration.” 

James E. Freeman Scholarship
This scholarship was created through the bequest of Alice Freeman Reed in memory of her father, James E. Freeman, the income from which shall be used for awards for students majoring in marketing who may be in need of financial assistance. 

James R. Carter Memorial Scholarship
The Carter family established this scholarship to provide tuition assistance for Business Administration majors who demonstrate outstanding performance and/or promise in management. 

Joseph Durocher Hospitality Management Memorial Scholarship 
Dr. Durocher was a longtime faculty member of the Department of Hospitality Management and Professor of the International Wine and Beverage course until his passing in the summer of 2009. 

Joseph Marcia Carter Scholarship
This scholarship is established through the generosity of Joseph Carter, a member of the class of 1979, and his wife, Marcia Hall Carter. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or better. 

Judith E. Blake Scholarship
Jude Blake graduated from the Whittemore School in 1977, and a recently retired marketing executive. She is active in philanthropic and community affairs in both NH and California, including the Headlands Foundation that focuses on making life better for children and their families.  She has served on the UNH Foundation Board of Directors and is currently an active member of the Paul College Dean’s Advisory Board. The scholarship recognizes a student for exceptional academic achievement, and service to the School and UNH.

Ken ’81 and Laurie Wilson Hospitality Management Scholarship
The purpose of the Ken ’81 and Laurie Wilson Hospitality Management Scholarship is to provide meritorious scholarship support to students entering their junior or senior year and majoring in Hospitality Management. The scholarship award will be renewable provided the recipient remain in good academic standing in the Hospitality Management Program. Preference will be given to students interested in pursuing a career in real estate finance. 

Leonard P. Novak Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1974 to recognize Hospitality Management students who demonstrate academic merit. Mr. Novak was employed in the food service equipment business. The award is rotated each year between the Paul College and the Thompson School. 

Mel Sandler Academic Achievement Award 
Mel Sandler was an Associate Professor in the Department of Hospitality Management for over 20 years and also served as Program Director for many years before retiring. Upon his retirement, the department faculty established the Melvin Sandler Academic Achievement Award to honor a Hospitality Management student entering their senior year who has achieved the highest grade point average from among the graduation class. Thanks to Bernice Sandler, his widow, for her support as well! 

NH Branch of the National Civic Federation Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in 1974 by members of the local civic federation. It is awarded to an economics major who demonstrates academic achievement and good citizenship. 

Paul and Marianne Houghton Scholarship
The purpose of the Paul and Marianne Houghton Scholarship is to provide scholarships to exceptional junior and senior students in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics. Recipients must be in good academic standing. 

Paul College Dean’s Impact Scholarship
Paul College Dean, Deborah Merrill-Sands, is proud to honor these Paul students making an impact within Paul College. The college wishes support these students in their endeavors and their continued contributions to the community.

Paul College Undergraduate Scholarship
Whittemore School (Paul School) alumni have contributed generously to the annual appeal and have funded an ongoing scholarship that will benefit those students who follow in their footsteps. All majors within the School are eligible for this award, which is based on merit and need. 

Peter T. Paul Scholars
UNH alumnus Peter T. Paul funded these scholarships to support and recognize the most academically promising students majoring in business administration, economics and hospitality management.

Rhoda A. Hogan Scholarship
This newly endowed scholarship is awarded to recognize students of exceptional merit who also demonstrated financial need. Mrs. Hogan worked for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Social Security Board in Washington, D.C. prior to her marriage to Professor John Hogan, one of the founding faculty. 

Roberta Bartlett Scholarship
Mrs. Bartlett, formerly of Plymouth, NH left a trust upon her death to establish a fund to honor high-achieving Paul students.

Rosenberg International Franchise Scholarship
These awards are bestowed to the students who achieve the highest grade in the International Franchising course, and to the team who submitted the best team project in the International Franchising Course.

Rutman/Och Leadership Fellows Scholarship
The Rutman/Och Advancing Women’s Leadership Initiative was created to educate high-performing young leaders who are committed to advancing women’s leadership in business and economics. 

S. Judson Dunaway Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed in 1978 in memory of Mr. Dunaway, local businessman and philanthropist, and is awarded to upper class Business Administration majors who have excelled academically.

Sam Rosen Prize
Colleagues, former students and friends established this fund in honor of Dr. Sam Rosen, professor of economics, who retired in 1985 after 28 years of service. The prize is awarded to the outstanding economics student entering the senior year. 

Saxbys First Generation Scholarship
The purpose of the Saxbys First Generation Scholarhsip is to provide renewable scholarship support to students. Preference is given to first-generation college students.

Seron Bailey Scholarship 
The Seacoast restaurateur family of Mrs. Bailey endowed a scholarship in her name to recognize NH hospitality management majors who show outstanding promise and academic excellence. This scholarship is renewable for four years if academic criteria are met.

Stewart Family Scholarship
The purpose of the Stewart Family Scholarship Fund for Paul College is to provide scholarship support to undergraduate students in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics who are in good academic standing.

Todd Huntington Crockett Scholarship
The purpose of the Todd Huntington Crocket Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarship support to upperclassmen enrolled in the Paul College of Business and Economics. Recipients must possess a GPA of a 3.2 or higher, be a junior or senior, and demonstrate a strong interest in Economics, along with a broad range of interests beyond the classroom. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated financial need.

UNH Hospitality Management for International Students
This fund recognizes and supports the priorities of providing scholarship support for international students or stipends for UNH students who have the opportunity of an overseas internship or study abroad.

William T. Cushing Memorial Scholarship
This award was endowed by the family of Bill Cushing, a Paul School junior who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in 1978. Bill was an exceptional hockey player, runner, and outdoorsman whose love for his family and friends is honored by this award. New Hampshire residents demonstrating both academic achievement and leadership are been selected.