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Current Endowed Scholarships

African Student Scholarship
Created in 2004 by Joanna Mockler to support worthy students from Africa.

Agnes Neilson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 1965 by a bequest from William Neilson in honor of his sister Agnes Neilson, an alumna of Gordon College and a member of the Class of 1914, who died in Burma after serving as a missionary for six years. This scholarship celebrates Agnes' memory and is awarded to students preparing for ministry or missionary service.

Alexander D. Stewart Scholarship
Established in 1970 by the parishioners of St. Mark's Riverside Parish in Riverside, Rhode Island in honor of Alexander D. Stewart, who had served for 17 years as clergy of St. Mark's and was leaving to become the Bishop of Western Massachusetts. He had an intimate connection with Barrington College, serving as both a Trustee and a part-time instructor. Bishop Stewart passed away in the fall of 1999. This scholarship celebrates Bishop Stewart's memory and is awarded to students preparing for full-time Christian service.

Alexander M. Rodger Scholarship
Established in 1999 by Alexander M. Rodger, a Gordon College alumnus and a member of the Class of 1936 who passed away in 2005, to support worthy students who have financial need.

Alfred and Irene Bray Memorial Scholarship
Created in 1999 by Trueman L. (Gordon alumnus, Class of 1953, who passed away in 2009), and Millicent Bray (Gordon alumna, Class of 1955, who passed away in 2013) and members of the extended Bray family, in honor of Alfred and Irene Bray. Alfred and Irene began sending their children to Gordon College, inspiring a tradition which has continued through several generations within the Bray family. This scholarship celebrated their memory and the spirit of servanthood that Alfred and Irene espoused all their lives by supporting worthy students with financial need.

Alice Morse Powell and Herbert J. Powell Scholarship
Created in 1985 by Alice and Herbert Powell to support worthy students.

American Student Scholarship
Created in 2014 by an anonymous donor to support worthy American students with exceptional financial need.

Barrington Alumni Fund
Established by Barrington College, this scholarship supports worthy students who have financial need, with preference given to children of Barrington alums.

Bernard Anderson Memorial Endowment
Created in 1981 by Rev. J. Walter Sillen, a Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1933 who passed away in 2000, to support worthy students with financial need.

Bernard Roy Pollock Memorial Scholarship Grants
Created in honor of Bernard Roy Pollock, following his death in 1984. Bernard Pollock was the attorney for Barrington College for many years. He was an active leader in the community and was known throughout Providence, Rhode Island for his personal nature. This scholarship celebrates his memory and is awarded to a third-year student who best exemplifies the personal and professional characteristics of Mr. Pollock.

Buettner-Edmondson Scholarship
Established in 2011 by Cedric and Lisa (Edmondson) Buettner, Gordon College alumni and members of the Class of 1987. This scholarship supports the students of exemplary Christian character and strong academic abilities in the business administration major who meet specific requirements.

Bill and Betty Clay Scholarship
Established in 1996 by William W. and Elizabeth M. Clay to support worthy students of Cape Cod.

Bray-Moores Memorial Scholarship Grants
Created in 1981 by John C. and Inez Moores (who passed away in 2006) to support worthy students with financial need.

Breton Scholarship Grants
Established in 1984 by an anonymous donor to support students who show promise of being a contributing Christian citizen and who are good representatives of the work of Gordon College.

Burnett and Dorothy Sams Scholarship
Created in 1999 by Burnett and Dorothy Sams to support worthy followers of Christ with evidenced spiritual growth and who have financial need.

Calvin B. and Sigrid Geary Scholarship
Established in 1986 by Calvin B. and Sigrid Geary to support worthy students in need of financial aid.

Charles E. Diehm Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created in 2007 through a bequest from Charles E. Diehm to provide financial support to worthy students.

Christian Scholars Aid Fund
Established in 1972 by Amelia Vandevrada to support worthy students who have financial need, with preference given both to students planning to teach or become pastors or missionaries, and for training children of missionary parents.

Clara Forbes Fund
Created in 1959 by Nora M. Aiken, in gratitude of Gordon's generous provision for herself, and in honor of Clara Forbes, a former graduate of Gordon College, Class of 1922, to support deserving students dedicated to serving Jesus Christ.

Clarendon Street Baptist Church Scholarship Grants
Created in 1985 by the Clarendon Street Baptist Church as a tribute to A.J. Gordon, Pastor of the church from 1869-1895 and founder of Gordon College to support worthy students with financial need who are in agreement with the College's Statement of Faith, with a preference for offspring of members of the Clarendon Street Baptist Church.

Class of 1933 Scholarship Awards
Established by the Class of 1933 in 1984 in honor of its 50th reunion to support worthy students.

Class of 1991 Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1996 by the Class of 1991 to support worthy fourth-year students active in the life of the college.

Class of 1992 Scholarship
Established in 1996 by the Class of 1992 to support worthy fourth-year students active in the life of the college.

Crossroads Scholarship Award
Created in 1991 by anonymous donors to support students with financial need. 

Daniel and Ronnie Jean Klim Scholarship
Created in 2000 by Daniel (a Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1957) and Ronnie Jean Klim, to support worthy international students who have financial need.

David Lincoln Franz Fellowship Award
Created in 2010 by Dr. Howard Moon, an alumnus of Gordon College and member of the Class of 1962, in honor of the late David Lincoln Franz, faculty emeritus who taught history at Gordon College and passed away in 2009. This scholarship supports worthy international students who have the potential to advance Christ's kingdom through scholarship and Christian service.

Donald Edward MacDonald Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1984 through a bequest from Donald Edward MacDonald to support fourth-year students who will be continuing their education at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Dr. and Mrs. Frank R. Clark and Robert R. Clark Memorial Scholarship
Created in 1985 by Sarah E. Clark in memory of her father and mother, Dr. and Mrs. Frank R. Clark, and in memory of her brother, Robert R. Clark, to support worthy students of twenty years of age or older as first-year students who have financial need.

Dr. Frank A. and Edna S. Tobey Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1992 by Edna Sheppard Tobey (Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1929 who passed away in 2003) and Marcia Tobey Swanson, in honor of her parents, Edna Sheppard and Frank A. (Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1929 who passed away in 1977) Tobey. This scholarship supports worthy students in good standing who have financial need.

Dr. Ralph Galbraith Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Dorothy M. Galbraith in memory of her husband, Dr. Ralph Galbraith, who was an alumnus of Gordon College and a member of the Class of 1954, who passed away in 1995. This scholarship supports second- and third-year students preparing for either the pastoral ministry or Christian counseling.

Dr. Stanley A. Washburn Scholarship
Established in 2005 through a bequest from Olga C. Washburn in honor of her husband Stanley A. Washburn, a Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1941 and former Gordon College faculty member, who passed away in 1989. This scholarship supports worthy students who have financial need.

Dyk African Student Scholarship
Created in 2016 by Ellie and Phil Dyk to support worthy students from Africa with financial need.

Earle Memorial Scholarship
Created in 1984 by Charles Austin Earle, Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1933 who passed away in 1995, in memory of his first and second wives, Winona M. Earle and Eunice J. Earle, to support worthy students.

Eben Seccomb and Hannah B. Seccomb Memorial Scholarship
Established by a bequest from Edward O. Seccomb, in memory of his father and mother, Eben and Hannah B. Seccomb, to support worthy students in their religious work who desire to teach and preach.

Edna C. Hintz Scholarship Fund
Established in 1976 by a bequest from Edna C. Hintz to support worthy students.

Edward A. and Katherine A. Lindsay Scholarship
Established in 2000 by Katherine A. Lindsay to support worthy students whose parents work as pastors or in the mission field who have financial need.

Edwin J. Montalvo Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1981 to support third- or fourth-year business majors with worthy academic performance, who have financial need and who have been willing to take a risk because of their Christian faith.

Edwin K. Gedney Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1987 by Gordon College and family and friends of the Gedney family in honor of Edwin K. Gedney, professor of science and history at Gordon College, to support worthy students of the Advent Christian denomination who have financial need.

Elizabeth Gage Pea Scholarship
Created in 2001 by Richard and Roberta Gage, in honor of Elizabeth Gage Pea to support a student who is a resident hall resident advisor, with worthy academic achievement, and who has financial need.

Elizabeth Gordon Thompson Scholarship
Created in 2000 by Thomas and Cathryn Young and the family of Elizabeth Gordon Thompson, in honor of Elizabeth Gordon Thompson who passed away in 2013. This scholarship supports worthy students majoring in music performance or music education who have financial need.

Elizabeth R. Seal Scholarship
Established in 1965 by Elizabeth R. Seal to support worthy students.

Emily K. Town Memorial Scholarship
Created in 2002 in honor of Emily Town, a Gordon rising second-year student of the Class of 1998, who died in a tragic climbing accident on August 6, 1995 in Idaho. As a student, Emily was a member of the volleyball team, a piano student studying under Mia Chung, an accompanist and a member of Women's Choir, a campus tour guide and host with Admissions, a participant in the volleyball team's trip to the Dominican Republic and a bright and compassionate friend to many. This scholarship celebrates Emily's memory and is awarded to the students who embody as many of Emily's characteristics as possible.

Ernestine C. Nyland Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created in 1989 by David and Diane Nyland in honor of Ernestine C. Nyland, David's mother, to support worthy students with Christian commitment and witness and who have financial need.

Ethel B. Coit Scholarship Fund
Established in 1983 by bequest a from Ethel B. Coit to support worthy students.

Ethel M. Dixon and Harold S. Dixon Scholarship
Created in 1993 by Ethel M. Dixon, Gordon alumna and member of the Class of 1937 who died in 1992 to support deserving students majoring in biblical studies who have financial need.

Eulelah W. Lyon Scholarship
Created in 1995 by Edward N. Lyon, a Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1952 who passed away in 1995, in honor of his wife Eulelah W. Lyon, Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1952 who passed away in 1994, to support worthy students who have financial need.

Fannie Field Scholarship
Created to support worthy students with financial need.

Florence Hewey Archibald Scholarship
Established in 1988 by a bequest from Florence Hewey Archibald, a Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1931, to support worthy students with financial need.

George R. Stotlemyer Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1994 by Raymond (Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1981 and former Gordon College trustee member) and Kathleen Stotlemyer, in honor of George R. Stotlemyer. This scholarship supports worthy students from the state of Florida who have financial need and who have strong academic abilities and meet specific requirements for academic achievement.

Glendale Congregational Church Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1979 by the Glendale Congregational Church, founded in Everett, MA in 1903, and which held its final service on December 30, 1979. In recognition of the long tradition of Gordon graduates who had pastored Glendale Congregational, the church created the scholarship to support fourth-year students who plan to continue their education by attending seminary.

Goddard-Chang Scholarship
Created in 2010 by Dr. John Chang, a Gordon alumnus and member of the Class of 1969, in honor of his father, Dr. Lit-Sen Chang and Dr. Burton Goddard, who partnered together in service to God at Gordon College, Gordon Divinity School and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. This scholarship honors their memory by supporting students who most embody their legacy.

Gordon and Gayle Hall Scholarship
Created in 1994 by Gordon (Gordon alumnus, Class of 1981) and Gayle (Gordon alumna, Class of 1980) Hall to support students who have foregone summer employment opportunities to participate in summer missions programs.

Gordon Edward Kirkpatrick Scholarship
Established in 1985 by James E. and Mildred Kirkpatrick, in celebration of their 65th wedding anniversary and in appreciation of the impact Gordon College had on James' life and ministry since departing from Gordon with the Class of 1933. The scholarship was created in honor of Gordon Edward Kirkpatrick in recognition of his twenty years of service to God and country as an officer in the United States Air Force, and is awarded to worthy students. James Kirkpatrick passed away in 1989.

Gordon Lloyd and Gwendolyn C. Carr Scholarship
Created in 1999 by Dr. Gordon Lloyd (Gordon alumnus, Class of 1964 and retired faculty emeritus who taught biblical studies at Gordon College) and Gwendolyn Carr to support worthy students participating in the Division of Fine Arts with financial need, with preference to students majoring in biblical studies and active either in the Department of Theatre or Music.

Grace E. Somers Scholarship
Established in 1995 through a bequest by Dwight L. Somers, to support worthy students who have financial need.

Hardy Houghran Gordon and Harold William Gordon Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1922 by William H. Gordon to honor the memory of his two sons, Hardy Houghran Gordon and Harold William Gordon. Both sons enlisted in the American army on the entrance of the United States into World War I. His youngest son died in battle in France in 1918 and his eldest son died from medical problems following his service in 1919. His sons were outstanding, patriotic American citizens, thoughtful, modest, capable, and heroic. Because Mr. William H. Gordon saw in the preparation of Gordon men and women for sacrificial service the same virtues expressed in the lives of his sons, he created this scholarship to benefit worthy students desiring to teach and preach the gospel.

Harry M. Durning Scholarship
Created in 1999 by students and friends in honor of Harry M. Durning, a retired staff member who died in 2014, to support worthy students pursuing a career in journalism with financial need and who embody the spirit of Harry Durning.

Helen Gordon Harrell Scholarship Fund
Created in 1992 by Constance H. Richardson in honor of her mother, Helen Gordon Harrell, the daughter of A.J. Gordon, founder of Gordon College. The scholarship honors A.J. Gordon's original intent in founding the college, that of training and equipping missionaries, and supports worthy students who have completed summer mission projects and intend to pursue full-time Christian service or Christian music ministry.

His Scholarship
Established by the generosity of Nathan C. Hubley Jr., former Gordon College trustee who passed away in 2014, Thomas G. Gerendas and other donors, in recognition and honor of God for all his many blessings, to support worthy academically strong international students.

Jennie E. Hilton Scholarship
Established by a bequest from Georgia L. Hilton in honor of her mother Jennie E. Hilton to support worthy students.

Jerrold L. McNatt Physics Scholarship
Created in 2012 by Jerrold L. (retired Gordon College faculty member) and Jolene N. McNatt to support worthy physics students who have shown potential, effort or achievement in physics and have character and behavior as evidence of their belief and commitment to doctrines set forth in Christian documents such as the Apostles' Creed, as well as following the spiritual and behavioral expectations set forth in the College Handbook.

Jessie Stuart Cunningham and Alfred B. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1990 by a bequest from Ethel M. Cunningham, in honor of Jessie Stuart Cunningham and Alfred B. Cunningham, to support worthy students with financial need.

John Manning Gordon Scholarship
Created in 1981 by Elizabeth Sundquist in honor of her husband, John Manning Gordon, grandson of A.J. Gordon, the founder of Gordon College, to support fourth-year students planning to continue their studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Julia and Myrtie Crooker Scholarship Fund
Established in 1960 by Myrtie G. Crooker to support worthy students.

June Spaulding Endowed Scholarship
Created in 2000 by June Spaulding, who passed away in 2003, to support worthy students who have financial need and who are majoring in either music performance or music education, or who are from Africa, or both.

Ken and Jane Bath Scholarship
Created in 1994 by Kenneth E. Bath, a Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1937 who passed away in 2008, to support worthy students with financial need.

Lancaster Endowed Scholarship
Created in 1995 by Henry M. Lancaster, a Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1963 to support worthy students who have financial need.

Leonard E. and Florence A. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1986 through a bequest by Leonard E. Smith, a Dudley Bible Institute alumnus and member of the Class of 1924, in honor of Leonard E. and Florence A. Smith, to support worthy students who have financial need.

Lloyd and June Taylor Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2006 by a bequest from June Taylor in memory of Lloyd and June Taylor to support worthy students training for missionary work.

Lowell Mason Scholarship
Established in 2009 by Kenneth H. Phillips (retired Gordon College faculty member) and Sandra D. Doneski (Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1996 and Gordon College faculty member) in honor of Lowell Mason. Lowell Mason was a leading figure in American church music and the composer of over 1600 hymn tunes—many of which are often sung today. He was largely responsible for introducing music into American public schools and is considered to be the first important music educator in the United States. This scholarship supports graduate music education students who have outstanding scholarship and evidence of teaching excellence, with preference to students who do not receive tuition reimbursement from their employer or a tuition discount from Gordon College.

Mabel C. Tousey Scholarship
Created in 1989 by anonymous donors in honor of Mabel C. Tousey, who came to the North Shore in 1976 and quickly adopted it as her home. Mabel had a lifelong interest in education and this scholarship symbolizes her desire to assist young Christians. This scholarship supports worthy students who have financial need and who have the potential for successful academic achievement, with a preference for minority students.

Madeline Fife Endowed Scholarship
Created in 1987 by Kenneth E. Bath, a Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1937 who passed away in 2008, to support students majoring in Biblical studies who have financial need.

Malcolm C. and Marion K. Wilson Scholarship
Created in 1995 by Marion K. Wilson to support worthy students who have financial need and who have Christian character and a commitment to Christ, are either juniors or seniors, are residents of one of the six New England states, and are majoring in a course of study from any of the following departments: Biblical studies, youth ministries; economics, business administration, international affairs, or music.

Malcolm T. Calder Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 1984 by a bequest from Edith C. Corey, in memory of her late husband Malcolm T. Calder, to worthy students with financial need.

Manuel and Madelyn Avila Scholarship
Created in 2007 by Madelyn and Manuel C. Avila, Jr., Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1947 who passed away in 2012, to support worthy students majoring in biblical and theological studies who have financial need.

Marcia L. Thompson Scholarship
Created in 1994 by Marcia L. Thompson, a Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1971, to support worthy students who have financial need and who are science majors intending to enter any of the health professions and who have the endorsement of their faculty advisors.

Margaret and Isabelle Laird and Alfred and Vesta Briggs Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1999 by The Arlington Heights Baptist Church upon the dissolution of the church to support students with worthy academic achievement and who have financial need.

Margaret T. Jensen Scholarship
Created in 2007 in honor of Margaret T. Jensen, mother of former Gordon College First Lady Janice Carlberg, who passed away in 2007 in support of worthy students in the work of the Department of Theatre who have financial need.

Martha E. Pierce Scholarship Fund
Established in 1994 by the Martha E. Pierce Trust to support worthy students who are morally, mentally, and physically competent.

Mary W. Maxim Scholarship
Created in 1987 by friends and family of Mary W. Maxim, Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1939, inspired by her husband Merland L. Maxim, to support worthy third- or fourth-year students who have financial need.

May E. Hancock Scholarship
Established in 1965 by a bequest from May E. Hancock, Gordon College alumna, member of the Class of 1919 and professor emerita, serving on the faculty of Gordon College for thirty-seven years teaching Old Testament history and speech. This scholarship supports deserving students.

May E. Rhodes Scholarship
Established in 2015 by the heirs of the May and Edgar Rhodes Trust. May E. Rhodes was a very loving, compassionate, caring person for those in special need. This scholarship celebrates her memory by supporting worthy students who embody the spirit of May E. Rhodes, who intend to go into the ministry or missions and who adhere to the great evangelical doctrines.

Melissa Bell Meisenhelder Scholarship
Created in 2005 by family and friends in honor of Melissa Bell Meisenhelder, a Gordon College student who had just completed her second year at Gordon when she passed away on June 9, 2004 after a courageous 21-month battle against an aggressive juvenile cancer. Melissa showed the world a strong and inspiring faith, and wrote a prayer journal where she kept an account of thanksgiving, praise, answered prayers and inspired thoughts. In 2001 she was named one of the "Outstanding Young Christian Women in New England." This scholarship celebrates Melissa's life and is awarded to students who embody her spirit.

Miriam F. Kenyon Scholarship
Created in 1989 in honor of Miriam F. Kenyon, retired Gordon College staff member who passed away in 2014, to support students with worthy academic performance and leadership ability, committed to Christ and to caring for others, and who have financial need.

Miriam Frances Gushee Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1985 by G. Myron Savage and Gladys B. Savage and Mr. A. Chester Gushee, in honor of Miriam Frances Gushee, Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1949 and wife of A. Chester Gushee. A. Chester Gushee was a Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1950. This scholarship supports students with worthy academic performance who have financial need.

Mr. and Mrs. George Ferguson Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1972 by a bequest from Carolyn F. Scott in memory of Mr. and Mrs. George Ferguson to support worthy students committed to missionary endeavors.

Norma L. Huse Scholarship
Created in 1985 by members of the Employer Advisory Board to the Department of Cooperative Education and Career Development at Gordon College to support worthy students who were involved in Cooperative Education.

Olive Sillers Memorial Scholarship
Created in 1999 by Russell D. Sillers, who passed away in 2002, in honor of Olive Sillers, to support students majoring in biblical and theological studies who have financial need.

Order of the Sons of Temperance of North America Bursary Endowed Scholarship
Created in 1993 by the Grand Division Sons of Temperance of Nova Scotia, as an ongoing memorial to the organization which started in the United States in 1842, and whose National Division has since ceased to exist, and in honor of the two Sons of Temperance members in Halifax who were students at Gordon College. This scholarship supports worthy students studying for the Christian ministry who embody the spirit of the Order.

Peterson Scholarship
Created in 1985 by W. Ross (Gordon College alumnus, class of 1951, who passed away in 2005) and Lucile Peterson to support worthy students.

Phi Alpha Chi Scholarship
Established in 1985 by the Phi Alpha Chi Society to support worthy third-year or fourth-year students who have completed at least three terms at Gordon College and whose scholastic achievement exemplifies the principles of the Phi Alpha Chi membership.

Pop Noble Scholarship
Established in 1994 by Henry and Marjorie Hollinghurst in honor of Arthur Noble, a former Sunday school teacher at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, to support worthy students from Woodlawn Baptist Church who have financial need.

President James Forrester Award
Created in honor of Dr. James Forrester, Gordon College President from 1960-1968 who passed away in 1986, this scholarship honors the student with the highest cumulative GPA as of the previous fall semester after completing 104 semester hours at Gordon.

Priscilla and Aquila Scholarship
Created in 2004 by Shelly R. (Pitman) Suzuki, a Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1995, to support worthy students who emulate some of the qualities of the New Testament husband and wife team who were friends of the apostle Paul and vital to the spread of the gospel.

Professor William Buehler Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2014 in honor of the late Dr. William Buehler, faculty emeritus who taught Biblical studies at both Barrington and Gordon College, who passed away in 2010. This scholarship celebrates his memory by supporting worthy students who best embody the character and spirit of the late Professor William Buehler.

R. Wallace and Norma Griest Journey Scholarship
Created in 2001 by R. Bruce (Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1976) and Cynthia S. (Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1977) Journey in honor of Wallace and Norma Griest Journey. This scholarship supports worthy students who have financial need and who have distinguished themselves academically by meeting the academic requirements, with preference given to students with a concentration in pre-medical studies.

Rev. and Mrs. William J. Crawford Scholarship
Created in 1978 by a bequest from Marion G. Crawford, in memory of Rev. and Mrs. William J. Crawford, to support worthy students with financial need.

Rev. Dirk van der Voet Memorial Scholarship
Created in 1992 by Dirk van der Voet, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Retired  (Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1943), and Hilda L. van der Voet (Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1943), in honor of his father Rev. Dirk van der Voet. Rev. van der Voet was born in Hillegom, the Netherlands on February 17, 1886. At the age of 21, he emigrated to the Boston area via England, Canada, and Maine. Although raised in the Dutch Reformed Church, he attended Tremont Temple Baptist Church in Boston, where he had a conversion experience and was baptized in 1910. Believing to be called by God to the Christian ministry, he enrolled in the Gordon Bible Institute and finished in 1914. He received his BD degree from Newton Theological Institute in 1918, and his ThB from Gordon College of Theology and Missions in 1936. He pastored churches in Connecticut, Maine, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts and was the pastor of East Gloucester Community Church at the time of his death in 1954.

Rev. Dr. Lloyd F. Dean Scholarship
Created in 2008 by Myrle L. Dean, Judith M. Dean (Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1978 and current Gordon College trustee), Janice Kinder (Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1979) and Jonathan Dean in honor of The Rev. Dr. Lloyd F. Dean (Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1944 and former faculty member). This scholarship supports worthy students who have demonstrated academic excellence at Gordon, who are intellectually curious, self-motivated and committed to the renewal of the mind to God's glory, and whose Christian maturity gives promise of a lifelong witness to faith.

Richard Y. Grant  and Wilma M. Grant Scholarship
Established in 1993 by bequest from Wilma M. Grant to support worthy students majoring in music at Gordon College.

Rita E. Salls Scholarship Fund
Established in 1985 by James E. (Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1933 who passed away in 1989) and Mildred E. Kirkpatrick, in honor of Rita E. Salls, a Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1943 who passed away in 2006. This scholarship was created in thanksgiving to God on James and Mildred's 65th wedding anniversary and in appreciation of the impact of Gordon College on James' life and ministry since the Class of 1933 departed the college campus. This scholarship supports worthy students.

Robert C. Cooley Memorial Scholarship
Created in 207 by Harold and Wendy Jacobi in honor of Robert C. Cooley, Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1985 who passed away in 2003 at the age of 39. Robert was a scholar and had a passion for the study of the early church fathers and theologians, like Origen. This scholarship supports students from an urban setting who have financial need with preference given to second-year, third-year, or fourth-year students having good scholarship and a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Robert K. and Helen R. Wilson Scholarship
Established by the children of Robert K. and Helen R. Wilson in honor of their parents to support worthy students who have financial need and who are music education or music performance majors.

Roger J. Green/Salvation Army Fund At Gordon College
Created in 2015 by Gordon College and many generous donors, in honor of the distinguished career of Dr. Roger J. Green, a retired professor who taught biblical studies at Gordon College and Barrington College, and of his work in the Salvation Army, and in honor of the transformative kingdom work of the Salvation Army. This scholarship supports students who best embody the life, character, and spirit of Dr. Green.

S.B. Thing Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1920 as a memorial to Samuel B. Thing, Esq. Samuel B. Thing was a close friend of A.J. Gordon and was a part of a small group of men who gathered for prayer and conference at the founding of the school. He was profoundly interested in evangelistic and missionary work and thus created the scholarship to support students engaged in religious work and to maintain the evangelistic and missionary work vital to the mission of the College.

Samuel C. and Susan B. Howes Scholarship
Established by Samuel C. Howes, this scholarship supports worthy protestant students from the Boston area who meet the academic requirements, who are contributing financially to their education through a work-study program or other part-time employment, and who have the recommendation of a faculty member.

Sandberg Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship supports worthy students who have financial need.

Sarah Ball Memorial Award
Established in 1961 by Dr. T. Harry Leith, former Gordon College faculty member in gratitude for the stimulation given to him by his past honors students in honor of his grandmother who died in her 92nd year. This scholarship supports students majoring in science or science teaching who have obtained the highest cumulative grade point average up to the end of the previous spring semester, who have been in attendance for at least two semesters prior to awarding and have carried at least an average of 15 credit hours per semester during the period covered by the award.

Seasons (Gordon College Women's Auxiliary Endowed Scholarship)
Created in 1986 by The Women's Council of Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary to support worthy students attending Gordon College who have financial need.

ServiceMaster Scholarship
Created in 1988 by the ServiceMaster Corporation to reflect the corporate goals of ServiceMaster: to honor God; to develop people; to grow profitably, and to pursue excellence. This scholarship supports economic or business majors who have worthy academic achievement, Christian commitment, and who have financial need.

Sonja M. Gullbrand Scholarship
Created in 2005 by Sonja M. Gullbrand, a Providence-Barrington Bible College alumna and member of the Class of 1957, to support worthy students majoring in education who meet the GPA requirements and have financial need.

Stanley M. Lane Memorial Scholarship
Created in 1984 by bequest from Stanley M. Lane, former Gordon College trustee who passed away in 1983, to support worthy students who have financial need.

Stephen and Claire Tavilla Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 1997 by the children of Stephen and Claire Tavilla as well as their many friends and family, in honor of their parents fiftieth wedding anniversary. Stephen Tavilla is a Gordon College trustee emeritus who passed away in 2012. This scholarship supports worthy students who have financial need and who meet the requirements of Christian character and commitment, who have participated in missions or campus outreach ministries, and who are interested in sharing their Christian faith through a career in international economics and business.

Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust Scholarship Fund
This scholarship supports worthy students who meet the criteria of showing scholastic ability and leadership involvement, who have financial need, and who meet the academic requirements.

Stewart G. MacDonald Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1984 by Stewart G. MacDonald, former Gordon College trustee who passed away in 1984, to support worthy Canadian students who have financial need.

Surdna Scholarship
Created in 1985 by the Surdna Foundation to support worthy students who have financial need and who make satisfactory progress toward the completion of a degree, with preference given to children of alumni and secondarily to students from the greater New York metropolitan area.

Susan Mabel Tefft Scholarship Fund
Established in 1954 through a bequest from Mary Abby Tefft of Cranston, Rhode Island in honor of her mother, Susan Mabel Tefft, who was born in Maine in 1834 and died in Minnesota in 1870. The scholarship is awarded to students who show promise of especial Christian usefulness.

Thelma R. Royal Scholarship
Created in 1993 by Thelma R. Royal, Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1961 who passed away in 1992, to support worthy students who have financial need.

Victory Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2015 by Gordon College in commemoration of the 125th year of the founding of Gordon College in 1889 in honor of Gordon's founder Adoniram Judson Gordon, whose last word spoken before his death in 1895 was the word, "Victory." This scholarship supports worthy students in academically good standing who are at risk of not continuing to attend in the future due to changes in their financial situation or a need arising after becoming a student.

Violet Baldauf Kaczynski Center Scholarship
Created in 1994 by Dr. Violet Baldauf Kaczyncki, Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1934 who passed away in 1997, to support worthy students who have financial need and who are seeking to promote social justice by engaging in outreach services.

Violet Baldauf Kaczynski Scholarship Award
Created in 1990 by Dr. Violet Baldauf Kaczynski, Gordon College alumna and member of the Class of 1934 who passed away in 1997. This scholarship supports worthy students who have made significant progress against appreciable odds and who show promise of making an effective contribution in their fields of endeavor.

Walter E. Lockhart, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Created in 1985 by the family, friends, and classmates of Walter E. Lockhart, Jr., Gordon College alumnus and member of the Class of 1959 who passed away in 1982, to support students with worthy scholarship and Christian commitment who have financial need.

Wayne B. Owen Scholarship
Established in 1993 by Harry M. Durning in honor of Wayne B. Owen, to support deserving students with academic achievement in courses related to a career in journalism, writing for the College, with journalism experience, and who have financial need.

Will you share our commitment?

For more information, contact Gordon’s Development Office at:
or 978.867.4900.