Support Gonzaga
Over the generations, devoted and generous alumni, parents, and friends have established dozens of named funds that provide income to Gonzaga.

Endowed gifts support the school over the long term. These gifts create permanent funds where the principal of the gift is invested to generate earnings that strengthen Gonzaga for generations to come. Current-use gifts have an immediate impact. The funds you donate are available to be expended right away to benefit students, faculty, and programs on Eye Street.

Under prudent management, these resources support both immediate priorities and long-term goals. To learn more about the endowed and current-use funds that you can support at Gonzaga, please expand the text below.

Named Funds at Gonzaga

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  • Endowed Scholarship Funds

    The Coach Peter Bahor Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by his varsity Eagles and named in honor of Gonzaga's founding lacrosse coach, this fund provides annual scholarship assistance to students in need who embody the qualities of consistency, hard work, selflessness, grit, and dedication that Coach Bahor brought to his role and instilled in his players.
     
    The Edward J. Berdaus '26 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The Edward J. Berdaus ’26 Scholarship was established by Ella V. Berdaus through a bequest in her will in loving memory of her husband, Edward, to provide financial assistance to a deserving Gonzaga student who has shown that he is willing to do the work required of a Gonzaga education.
     
    The Thea Tillie Boone Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Thea Tillie Boone loved all children, but especially her own and her grandchildren.  Seven of Tillie’s grandsons have attended Gonzaga: Erik Boone ’99, Matthew O’Connor ’05, Keegan Boone ’12, Keller Boone ’19, Quinn Noyes ’19, Grant Noyes ’22 and Aiden Boone ’22.  To honor Tillie’s love of children and her strong belief in quality education, her sons Darryl and David, and her grandson, Erik have established an endowed scholarship to provide the opportunity of a Gonzaga education to young men in need of financial assistance for years to come.
     
    The Charles W. '35 and Florence N. Boyle, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship was established by his sister, Dr. Regis Louise Boyle, from the estate of Charles and Florence Boyle to provide scholarship assistance that enables an academically and personally promising student to attend Gonzaga.
     
    The J. Chester Brady, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The Brady Scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Dr. J. Chester Brady to provide scholarship assistance to a desrving student who has shown outstanding promise or distinction.
     
    The Vincent C. Burke, Jr. '40 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established in honor of Gonzaga’s esteemed alumnus, Vincent C. Burke, Jr. ’40, for his many years of leadership and service to the Greater Washington, DC area community, this fully endowed scholarship provides financial assistance for young men who otherwise would be unable to attend Gonzaga.
     
    The Max Cacas '72 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established in 2015 by family and friends, this endowed scholarship fund celebrates the memory and spirit of Max Cacas, Class of 1972, a loyal Gonzaga alumnus who cherished his classmates and the four years they shared on Eye Street.  Max’s scholarship continues to receive generous support from his devoted wife, Lisa Myers, through her annual gifts and a legacy gift to be made through her estate.  The scholarship’s funds are used to support the cost of tuition for Filipino or other minority students.
     
    The Jerry A. Cardarelli '57 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by Kathryn Cardarelli, mother of Jerry ’57 and grandmother of Jerry ’87, through her last will and testament, this scholarship provides the opportunity of a Gonzaga education for a young man of Italian heritage, whose family otherwise could not afford the full cost of tuition.
     
    The Carey Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by Charles ’71 and Kathleen Carey, and supported by other family members, The Carey Family Scholarship provides need-based financial assistance for boys raised in single-parent households. This fund serves to perpetuate a legacy of exemplary loyalty and service to Gonzaga by members of the Carey Family, including Charles ’71 and Kathleen, Harry ’63 and Aurelia (“Riz”), and Brian ’94 and Meg.
     
    The Kevin Carmody `62 and Michael Lynn ’94 Endowed Scholarhip Fund
    This fund was established in 1982 in memory of Kevin W. Carmody of the Class of 1962 by his family and friends, and is supported annually by the proceeds of the Carmody-Lynn Open Golf Tournament. This scholarship fund provides tuition assistance to deserving Gonzaga students without a father present in their lives.
     
    The John Carroll Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund is a gift of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus. It provides financial assistance to deserving minority students.
     
    The Parkman H. Clancy '38 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    A gift of Parkman H. Clancy, Class of 1938, this scholarship provides financial assistance to a student who otherwise could not afford to attend Gonzaga.
     
    A. James Clark Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by the late Washington, D.C. area business leader and philanthropist, A. James Clark, during the Keeping The Promise capital campaign, and supported by the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation, this fund provides financial assistance for students who otherwise would be unable to attend Gonzaga.
     
    The Class of 1941 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by members of the class.
     
    The Class of 1942 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by members of the class on the occasion of the fiftieth jubilee anniversary of their graduation from Gonzaga.
     
    The Class of 1949 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established in 1989 by the members of the Class of 1949 on the occasion of their fortieth reunion.
     
    The Class of 1950 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Inspired by a challenge grant, this fund was established by members of the Class of 1950 to provide tuition assistance to deserving students.
     
    The Class of 1953 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The scholarship was founded on the occasion of the class’s fortieth reunion. It is funded through the gifts of the class and sales of the video documentary Gonzaga: A School Of Men For Others.
     
    The Class of 1956 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by members of the class of 1956.
     
    The Class of 1957 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by members of the Class of 1957.
     
    The Class of 1966 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by members of the Class of 1966 in 1991 on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of their graduation. Members of the class contribute to this fund with the hope of endowing a full scholarship.
     
    The Class of 1968 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by members of the Class of 1968 in 2018 on the occasion of their fiftieth anniversary of their graduation from Gonzaga.  The fund provides tuition assistance for graduates of the Washington Jesuit Academy or other deserving Gonzaga students.
     
    The Class of 1970 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by members of the class of 1970.
     
    The Francis J. Collins, Sr. Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established in 1985 by the family of Francis J. Collins, Sr. and Mrs. Catharine Collins, Francis J. Collins, Jr. ’56, Maureen McHugh, and friends of Mr. Collins. In view of his faithful devotion to Jesuit education, his wisdom, and his service to the Society of Jesus, Mr. Collins was awarded an honorary degree in 1979 by Gonzaga College High School, proclaiming him a graduate of the College and a member of the Class of 1919.
     
    The Joseph P. Curseen '72  Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by his Gonzaga classmates and friends, this fund is in memory of Joseph P. Curseen, Jr. ’72, who gave his life in service to America in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. This scholarship provides financial assistance to a needy and deserving student, with priority given to a young man from Joseph’s childhood neighborhood of Southeast Washington, DC.
     
    The Donohoe Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The scholarship fund was established by members of the Donohoe family in 1992, one of Gonzaga’s oldest and most loyal families.
     
    The Rev. Bernard J. Dooley, S.J. Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by an anonymous donor with a gift of one million dollars, this fund will keep alive the dream of Gonzaga’s esteemed President Emeritus Rev. Bernard J. Dooley, S.J., that Gonzaga forever be a place where all boys, regardless of family resources, can come to learn to be “men for others.”
     
    The Tommy Dunigan `45 Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established in memory of Thomas Dunigan of the Class of ’45, who sustained a serious injury in a junior varsity football practice session on November 9, 1943, and died 13 days later. His courage in the face of adversity was an inspiration to all of his classmates. The fund is a gift of Philip N. Daly ’47.
     
    The Gerald W. Farquhar '47 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This fund was established in memory of Gerald W. Farquhar ’47 by his colleagues, friends, and clients at Victor O. Schinnerer Company. This scholarship provides partial financial assistance to a deserving student.
     
    The Christopher T. Flannery Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by an initial leadership gift from the Flannery family and the Gonzaga Class of 2014, the Christopher T. Flannery Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to perpetuate the memory of Gonzaga’s legendary “Maestro” and provide financial assistance for a deserving boy to attend Gonzaga.
     
    The Jonathan Forde '99 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    As a loyal and loving son, brother, boyfriend and friend, Jonathan Forde truly lived by the motto: A Man for Others. Throughout his life he excelled at whatever he committed to doing. In high school, he was a star athlete on the lacrosse team, and in the military, he was a steadfast soldier who led his troops with great courage and fortitude. He wasn’t afraid to be a leader, and he always led by example. Jonathan served his country with great honor and bravery as a Staff Sergeant in the Virginia National Guard and was a decorated veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He died while serving his country and will be truly missed by all.
     
    The John J. Fuller '41 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This perpetual scholarship fund was established in memory of Ensign John Joseph Fuller '41 by his family. It is available every four years.
     
    The Antonio Godoy '84 Scholaship Fund
    The Class of 1984 established the fund in memory of their classmate, Antonio Godoy, who died suddenly on September 3, 1981.
     
    The Good Shepard Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The Good Shepherd Scholarship Fund was established through the generosity of anonymous donors who are the parents of an alumnus from the Class of 1999. Aid preference goes to a student who seeks a challenging, nurturing, socially-concerned, and faith-filled education at Gonzaga and who is from the Good Shepherd Catholic parish in Alexandria, Virginia.
    The Thomas and Anne Grant Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by Peter M. Grant, a member of the Class of 1974, the Thomas and Anne Grant Scholarship provides financial assistance to a deserving student residing in Virginia, whose financial circumstances might otherwise preclude enrollment at Gonzaga.
     
    The Geordan G. Harris ’03 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by family, friends, classmates, and colleagues, this scholarship honors the memory of Geordan G. Harris of the Class of 2003. The scholarship provides needed financial assistance for a rising senior and a paid summer internship in the real estate development, construction, or legal field.
     
    The Matthew A. Heard '67 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The Matthew A. Heard Fund is made possible through the continuing donations of the Class of 1967 and the family and friends of Matthew A. Heard ’67, and provides tuition assistance to a deserving student.
     
    The Henderson Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by Charles Henderson ’63 and his family to provide a quality Jesuit education to a deserving student who would not otherwise be able to attend Gonzaga.
     
    The Michael D. Hurley  '67 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established in memory of Michael D. Hurley of the Class of 1967 by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond D. Hurley, and friends of the family.
     
    The Geza M. Illes '91 Endowed Scholaship Fund
    Established to perpetuate the memory of Geza M. Illes ’91, this endowed fund provides financial assistance to a deserving student who would otherwise be unable to attend Gonzaga. The Geza M. Illes ’91 Memorial Scholarship continues to grow from gifts of Geza’s family, classmates and friends, most notably Mr. and Mrs. Geza P. Illes, Mr. and Mrs. Gabor J. Kelemen, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Massey, and Mr. and Mrs. John Vardaman.
     
    The Ronald E. Jerro Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by William J. Jerro '90, and supported by family and friends of Gonzaga parent Ronald E. Jerro, this scholarship provides financial assistance to one student each year who otherwise would not be able to afford a Gonzaga education, and who exemplifies Gonzaga's motto of being a "Men for Others."
     
    The Kell-Down Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by the late Francis X. Downey ’44, in memory of his father and mother to assist a deserving Gonzaga student with tuition.
     
    The Thomas V. '40 and Michael T. '75 Kelly  Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The Michael T. Kelly ’75 Scholarship was founded after Mr. Kelly’s death in Iraq in 2003 by combining memorial contributions made by David Bradley, CEO of the Atlantic Magazine, with funds received through the sale of the book Echo Ever Proudly, edited by Paul Warren ’68, then a member of the Gonzaga Board of Directors.
    The James V. Kimsey '57 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The scholarship was established by Mark Kimsey ’84 to honor his father James V. Kimsey ’57.
     
    The Lcdr. Erik S. Kristensen '90, USN, Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This fund was established in Erik’s honor by his family, classmates and friends. A true patriot, Erik gave the ultimate sacrifice in defending his nation. As a Gonzaga student, he excelled in the classroom, on the playing field, and in the band while always maintaining a wonderful sense of humor. He truly lived by the Gonzaga motto: a Man for Others. The fund benefits a worthy student who comes from a military family.
     
    The Philip and Madeline Lacovara Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by the sons of Philip Allen Lacovara; Philip ’80, Michael ’81, Christopher ’82, Daniel ’88, and Andrew, to honor their beloved father on the occasion of his 65th birthday. Philip Lacovara is the product of a Jesuit education, beginning at Xavier High School in New York (’60) and continuing at Georgetown University (’63). His uncompromising ethics, proud Catholic faith, numerous charitable endeavors, and devotion to his wife Madeline and their seven children, including daughters Elizabeth (Georgetown Visitation ’85) and Karen (Visitation ’86), have inspired his family to live as “Men and Women for Others.”  The scholarship provides four years of partial tuition support to a worthy student whose financial circumstances might otherwise prevent him from attending Gonzaga.  Preference will be given to a student from Our Lady of Victory School, of which all of Mr. Lacovara’s sons and daughters are graduates.
     
    The William E. and Miriam K. Leahy Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This fund was established by Mrs. Miriam K. Leahy in memory of her late husband, William E. Leahy, Esq., who taught at Gonzaga as a young man during the 1909 academic year. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving young man in need of tuition assistance.
     
    The Mariellen and Jerris Leonard Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship fund provides partial financial support for a student who has graduated from the Washington Jesuit Academy (WJA). Mariellen and Jerris’ four sons graduated from Gonzaga, and the Leonard family has a long tradition of attending and supporting Jesuit high schools, colleges, and universities in the United States. Jerris served as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the Department of Justice, where he worked tirelessly to desegregate public schools in the South. This fund recognizes his dedication to quality education for all students, his many years of public service, and his life-long commitment to help the less fortunate in our society.
     
    The Dr. Henry J. Lerian '49 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by alumnus Dr. Henry J. Lerian ’49, this scholarship provides aid for students with a solid academic background who cannot afford tuition.
     
    The Dr. William L. and Mrs. Annamarie Licamele Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by the parents of Louis W. Licamele ’00, this endowed fund provides tuition assistance to a deserving Gonzaga student.
     
    The Thomas Liekweg `66 Scholarship Endowed Fund
    This scholarship has been funded in memory of Thomas "Denny" Liekweg 166 through the estate plans of his classmates and close friend Edward Murphy ‘66.
     
    The Keith-Sean Lindsey '84 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established in 1989 by the family, classmates, and friends of Keith-Sean Lindsey `84, this need-based scholarship fund supports the tuition cost for sons of Gonzaga African-American alumni. In addition, this fund perpetuates Keith-Sean's memory as a scholar-athlete who persevered in always giving his very best.
     
    The Mr. and Mrs. John J. Lively Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established in loving memory by their sons Francis ’72 and Joseph ’74 and other members of the Lively family. The scholarship is designated to provide financial assistance to a fatherless boy at Gonzaga.
     
    The Charles Everett Lloyd Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Charles Everett Lloyd was a native Washingtonian who, in his last will and testament, created a trust fund to provide for the education of deserving students who meets certain academic standards.
     
    The Harry and Marie Loftus Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by Jerome C. ’54 and Richard W. ’56 Loftus in memory of their parents to provide partial tuition assistance to a deserving student, preferably from Immaculate Conception Parish in D.C.
     
    The Rev. Lucien F. Longtin, S.J. Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by the Gonzaga Jesuit Community, this scholarship provides financial assistance to a deserving student on his journey to becoming a “Man for Others.”
     
    The Men for Others Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by Bill ’58 and Linda Kirvan, and supported with gifts made by men who received financial assistance at Gonzaga, this fund provides tuition assistance to a deserving student.  Bill and Linda are the parents of three Gonzaga alumni: William H. III ’84, Michael ’87, and Matthew ’89.
     
    The Noreen Lucey WJA Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by friends and family of Noreen Lucey, this endowed fund pays tribute to her remarkable commitment and service to the young men of the Washington Jesuit Academy by providing need-based financial assistance to Gonzaga students who are graduates of the WJA. Recipients exemplify the WJA ideals of having a willingness to be courageous and just in their actions, as well as active in their acceptance of God, their own gifts, and others.
     
    The Richard A. MacFarlane '59 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established in memory of Richard A. MacFarlane ’59 by his wife, Felicite, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Francis MacFarlane, and other family members and friends.
     
    The Charles O. and Helen W. Magnetti Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The scholarship fund honors the memory of Charles Orison Magnetti and his wife Helen W. Magnetti, who believed in their faith and the power of education. Gonzaga provided both of these to their sons, Charles T. ’68 and Thomas ’71, and their grandsons, William Opdyke ’84, Anthony Kikendall ’05, and Charles O. L. Magnetti '17.
     
    The Gregory J. and Susan Maier Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by Gregory J. and Susan Maier, parents of Timothy ’92 and Christopher ’96, this scholarship provides partial tuition assistance to a deserving Eye Street student.
     
    The William H. Malloy, III Esquire '71 Endowed Scholarship
    This endowed scholarship is a gift from one of Gonzaga’s most devoted sons, William H. Malloy, III, Esq. of the Sesquicentennial Class of 1971.  The ideal candidate for this scholarship is a boy of Irish descent from Northern Virginia who perseveres to overcome chronic illness or physical challenges to do his very best always.  William Malloy, who served as the Alumni Association President from 2002-2004. In addition, this scholarship is given in gratitude for the Malloy Brothers' parents, Helen and William “Bill” Malloy, Jr., Esq.  Mr. Malloy served as President of the Gonzaga Fathers Club.
     
    The Thomas Matan, Jr. '57 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Matan ’57 in memory of their eldest son. This endowed scholarship provides tuition assistance for a deserving student at Gonzaga.
     
    The Patrick T. McCarthy '94 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This fund was established by the family and friends of Patrick McCarthy ’94, an alumnus who truly lived his life according to the Jesuit philosophy of being a Man for Others. In tribute to him, this scholarship is awarded to an energetic student who demonstrates good character through scholarship and sportsmanship, as well as consistently devoting himself to the ethic “a man for others.”
     
    The John B. and Elizabeth P. McDonald Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This permanently endowed scholarship fund serves to perpetuate the memory of John B. McDonald, Class of 1947 and his wife of sixty-nine years, Elizabeth P. McDonald, by providing need-based tuition assistance for students who otherwise would be unable to afford a Gonzaga education. As a student, John interrupted his education to enlist in the U.S. Marines to support his country during WWII. At the end of the war, he returned to Eye Street to earn the diploma he would cherish throughout his life.
     
    The John J. McDonnell `36 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by John J. McDonnell ’36 through his last will and testament, this endowed fund provides the necessary financial assistance annually for several boys who would otherwise be unable to attend the school.
     
    The Charles J. McHenry `48 Scholarship Fund
    The proud son, Ronald McHenry, of the late Charles J. McHenry '48, has established a scholarship endowment fund in his father's memory for a deserving Gonzaga student.
     
    The Gerald S. '44 and Helen McKenna Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is named for a family which has given much to Gonzaga. In recognition of the many gifts given to Gonzaga by Gerald, Class of 1944, and Helen, including their eight sons, financial assistance will be available to a worthy, needy student.
     
    The Rev. Horace McKenna, S.J. Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by the Class of 1983 in memory of Father Horace McKenna, the priest of the poor, to support the tuition assistance needs of a graduate of the Higher Achievement Program.
     
    The Msgr. John J. McMahon Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by Joseph Keating, former trustee and friend of Gonzaga. This scholarship is intended to recognize and pay tribute to the late Msgr. John J. McMahon for his interest in Catholic education by providing a deserving student with tuition assistance.
     
    The George W. Miner '62 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This fund was established by Mr. and Mrs. George Miner in memory of their son, George II ’62, who died suddenly on July 23, 1986. George was a member of the faculty of Gonzaga from 1967 to 1969. This fund is intended to provide tuition assistance to an African-American student who wishes to attend Gonzaga.
     
    The Carrie Moss Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by Jerry Graves ’71 to celebrate the memory of Carrie Moss, a loving woman whose faith, strength of character and generosity will remain forever treasured by the Graves family. This fund provides financial support for a disadvantaged minority student who seeks to become one of Gonzaga’s “men for others.”
     
    The Mother Teresa of Calcutta Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This endowed scholarship is named after the holy woman who brought her inspiring message to Eye Street when she delivered the Kohlmann Address in 1988. Founded by Sandra Andreas McMurtrie, former member of the Gonzaga Board of Trustees and mother of alumnus William McMurtrie ’88, this endowed scholarship provides financial assistance for students who otherwise could not afford a Gonzaga education.
     
    The James Emerich Murray `44 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship was established in 1990 by the Estate of Rhea Murray in memory of her son, James, who died during his senior year at Gonzaga.
     
    The Christian W. Myler '95 Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This fund is named for Christian Myler ’95, an alumnus who lived with fortitude and dignity and served our country with honor in the United States Marine Corps. To keep his spirit alive, his family and friends established this scholarship fund to be awarded to a needy student whose parent(s) are in the U.S. Marine Corps.
     
    The James T. '44 and Joan Nalls Family Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship is named in honor of a family that has remained steadfast to Gonzaga through the decades. James, Class of 1944, and Joan sent eight sons to Gonzaga, and in that spirit, this fund supports tuition assistance for deserving students.
     
    The John and Thea Nardi Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was originally established by Dr. John Nardi in memory of his wife, Thea. Funded by family and friends, the fund was re-established by Chris Nardi ’85 in 1997 to honor the memory of his parents, John and Thea Nardi, who were dedicated to the ideals of Gonzaga College High School. Thea served as President of the Mothers Club from 1983-84.
     
    The Evelyn S. Nef Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship was established in 1990 by Mrs. Evelyn S. Nef, a friend of Gonzaga. The Evelyn S. Nef Scholarship provides partial financial assistance for one deserving student during each of his four years at Gonzaga.
     
    The Joanne and Paul Neuland Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This fully endowed scholarship was established in 1990 by Dr. Paul Neuland ’27 to give financial assistance to deserving students.
     
    The Rev. Allen P. Novotny, S.J. Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The Giaimo Family – Robert, Kate, Melissa and Bret ’10 – established the Rev. Allen P. Novotny, S.J. Endowed Scholarship to honor Gonzaga’s beloved late President, and his legacy of tireless dedication to the families of Eye Street. The Scholarship provides need-based financial assistance to young men who, like “Father Al,” exhibit a spirit of faith, intellect, and humility.
     
    The Patrick M. O'Brien '90 Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established in 1989 in memory of Patrick M. O’Brien of the Class of 1990 by his family, classmates and friends.
     
    The Dominik L. Pettey '15 Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship was established to perpetuate the memory of Dominik Pettey of the Class of 2015 so that a deserving boy who could otherwise not afford the cost of tuition can realize his dream of a Gonzaga education.
     
    The Quinn Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Establised in 2021 to celebate Gonzaga’s Bicentenial. The Quinn family fund is restricted for Gonzaga students who are San Miguel School graduates. Eddie Quinn ’86 and his family are grateful for the Jesuit mission of Gonzaga.
     
    The Reed Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The Reed Family Scholarship was established in 1998 by Kevin F. Reed, Class of 1966 (one of five brothers who graduated from Gonzaga), and his wife, Colleen, the parents of four Gonzaga graduates of their own (Daniel ’92, Andrew ’94, Brendan ’99, and Steven ’04). The scholarship funds are used to support the education of a qualified graduate of the Washington Jesuit Academy who has enrolled at Gonzaga.
     
    The Eric Rohleder `01 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This fund was established by the Rohleder fmaily who lost their beloved son and brother. Eric loved his formative Jesuit education on Eye Street, with a passion for creativity, the arts, and writing. Through this scholarship endowment, the Rohleder family continues Eric’s legacy by granting Gonzaga educations in perpetuity.  
     
    The James Ronan '83 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The James Ronan ’83 Scholarship provides the necessary financial assistance so a student with academic potential can learn and grow into a Man For Others.
     
    The Schule Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by Robert Schule ’64 and his friends, the fund aims to provide scholarship assistance to a deserving minority student who otherwise would not be able to benefit from a Gonzaga education.
     
    The Joseph A. Schwartz, Sr. Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship was established by Joseph A. Schwartz III ’64 in memory of his grandfather, Joseph A. Schwartz, Sr. The fund provides financial assistance to a deserving Gonzaga student.
     
    The George W. Shaffer '55 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The classmates, parishioners, and friends of George Shaffer ’55 have combined to establish a scholarship in his honor.
     
    The Stephen E. Shields '66 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established by friends and family, this fund is in memory of U.S Army First Lieutenant Stephen E. Shields, Class of 1966, who answered his country’s call to perilous duty after graduating from Gonzaga and the University of Notre Dame. A seasoned Cobra helicopter pilot, Steve was killed in action on June 20, 1972, in South Vietnam. His memory should serve as an edifying example of what Gonzaga can send into the world. This scholarship provides partial financial assistance to a deserving student.
     
    The Daniel J. Slattery '58 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The classmates, parishioners and friends of Daniel Slattery ’58 have combined to establish a scholarship in his honor.
     
    The Rev. Bernard A. Suppe, S.J. Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship fund was founded by the members of the Class of 1952 to perpetuate the memory of one of their favorite teachers. The scholarship provides tuition assistance to a deserving student during his tenure at Gonzaga. Father Suppe was at Gonzaga from 1949 through 1952, teaching Latin, Greek, English, and Religion and serving as the moderator of the Aetonian.
     
    The Brandon Troppman '03 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established in memory of Brandon Troppman of the Class of 2003 by his family, classmates and friends.
     
    The James `61 and Hildegard Vary Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This fund, which provides a perpetual source of support for need-based tuition assistance, was established by James Vary of the Class of 1961 and his wife Hildegard as part of their commitment to the Forever Gonzaga Bicentennial Campaign.  It supports deserving young men whose families would otherwise not be able to afford the cost of a Gonzaga education.
     
    Dr. Joseph C. Veith, Jr '40 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Throughout his life, Dr. Joseph Veith ‘40 freely expressed his gratitude for the rigorous academic training and spiritual guidance provided him by the Gonzaga Jesuits.  His exemplary devotion to Gonzaga would be reflected by the many members of the Veith family who followed him to Eye Street, including his five sons, six grandsons, two great-grandsons and numerous other extended family members.  Dr. Veith’s devotion was recognized by being installed into the Gonzaga Alumni Hall of Fame in 1982.  His family’s life has been intertwined with the Gonzaga community in many ways including a son who coached basketball for many years, a granddaughter work there for ten years, a grandson married in St. Aloysius, a great grandson baptized in the Gonzaga Chapel.  Not to mention the many Jesuits whose dental needs he took care of over the years. To honor their father’s lifelong devotion to Gonzaga, his family has established the Dr. Joseph C. Veith ’40 Endowed Scholarship.
     
    The Vinco Endowed Educational Fund
    The VINCO Educational Fund is made possible through the generosity of Vincent A. Sheehy, III ’46, and his family to provide financial assistance and academic support to aid deserving students.
     
    The James C. Walsh '37 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Established in honor of Dr. James C. Walsh ’37, a Gonzaga scholar-athlete, gentleman, and faithful alumnus, this fund provides financial assistance for deserving boys who otherwise could not afford a Gonzaga education. The scholarship fund was a gift to Gonzaga from Lesly Smith, devoted friend of Dr. Walsh, given in celebration of his 90th birthday on October 22, 2009. The scholarship subsequently increased thanks to a generous bequest made by Dr. Walsh in his estate plans.
     
    The Dr. John C. Warman '57 Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This fund was founded to honor Gonzaga’s long-time teacher of Latin and Greek who also served Our Lady of Victory Parish as Church Organist. This fund gives priority to a deserving student from Our Lady of Victory who attends Gonzaga and shows an interest in studying music.
     
    The Warren Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
    The fund was established by Albert and Margaret Warren, Paul L. Warren ’68 and Katherine Norton Warren, Dr. Daniel Y. Warren ’72, and Dr. Kerry A. Foley to show their gratitude to Gonzaga and the community. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student who otherwise would not be able to attend Gonzaga.
  • Current Use Scholarship Funds

    The Jay A. Bell '75 Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Established as a memorial gift by friends and the family of Jay A. Bell '75 (John, Sr. '48, John, Jr. '72, Jeffrey '75, and Jules '79) this fund provides financial assistance for a worthy and needy student who would otherwise be unable to attend Gonzaga.
     
    The Joseph and Rosemarie Corcoran Scholarship 
    The Joseph and Rosemarie Corcoran Scholarship at Gonzaga College High School was established in the name of Joseph and Rosemarie Corcoran, grandparents of Owen Corcoran Early ’16, and intended for an outstanding minority student. Joe and Rose Corcoran came from faith-filled Irish immigrant families in Dorchester, MA from which they learned lessons they applied to all of their life about responding to those in need, whether in regard to education, housing, or improving urban neighborhoods. Joe attended Boston College High School and Boston College where he benefited immensely from his Jesuit education.  The scholarship celebrates Joe’s wisdom, generosity, commitment, and faith.

    The Class of 1944 Scholarship Fund
    The scholarship is funded by the generous contributions of the Forty-Four Club, one of Gonzaga's most esteem and devoted classes. It provides a scholarship for needy, deserving students.
     
    The Crilley Dolan Schlarship Fund
    This is a full scholarship for a needy student. The gift is made annually in memory of Dianne Crilley, wife of Michael Crilley '80, and Ned Dolan of the Class of 1980. The scholarship is funded by the many friends and families who participate in the annual Ned Dolan Invitational Golf Tournament.
     
    The Forte-Degnan Scholarship Fund
    Established by Jeanne Degnan Forte in 2013, this fund provides annual financial assistance for three Gonzaga students (a rising sophomore, junior, and senior) who have successfully demonstrated high aptitude in the sciences. Jeanne Forte and her late husband, Albert J. Forte Sr., are longtime supporters of the Gonzaga community. Family members attending Gonzaga include G. Neil Degnan '55, Vincent J. Forte '74, Gregory T. Forte '78, Christopher D. Forte '02, Brian F. Forte '04, and Christian M. Forte '14.
     
    The Gonzaga Jesuit Community Scholarship
    Established by the Gonzaga Jesuit Community, this scholarship provides financial assistance to a deserving student in need of financial assistance.

    The Dr. Joseph S. Kozik Chair
    This was established on the occasion of the venerable coach's 75th birthday in lieu of personal gifts. Dr. Kozik was a member of the Gonzaga faculty for over fifty years.

    The Bill '57 and Beverlee Lehr Scholarship Fund
    The scholarship was established by Bill Lehr ’57 and his wife, Beverlee, to provide annual financial assistance to a minority students.

    The Rev. Anthony I. McHale, S.J. Endowed Chair in the Humanities
    This was established by the members of the Class of 1957 in 1982 on the occassion of the 25th anniversary of their graduation.

    The Millrose Athletic Association Scholarship Fund
    Established at Gonzaga College High School through the good offices of Robert Mulligan, Trustee of the Association, the Millrose Athletic Association Scholarship Fund provides the necessary financial assistant for two students who otherwise would be unable to attend the school.
     
    The James J. '53 and Edie Mulholland Scholarship Fund
    Initially established by Charles E. Trafton '86 to honor the memory of James J. Mulholland '53, a true man for others, this scholarship will also forever recognize and remember the years of dedication and joy given to Gonzaga by Mary Elizabeth "Edie" Mulholland.
     
    The Richard C. '54 and Jeannie Ridgway Scholarship Fund
    Established by the benefactors of the Shepherd Foundation to honor the commitment and service of Dick Ridgway `54 and his wife Jeannie, this scholarship provides financial assistance to needy students at Gonzaga College High School.
     
    The Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Strike Scholarship Fund
    This perpetual scholarship was established in loving honor of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Strike by their children and grandchildren to provide tuition assistance to a needy and deserving student striving for both academic and athletic excellence.

    The Rev. William F. Troy, S.J. `37 Chair in Religious Studies
    This was established by members of the Class of 1956 in 1983 in memory of Father Troy, and alumnus of Gonzaga from the Class of 1937 and distinguished Headmaster of the College from 1952-1955.
  • Programmatic Endowment Funds

    The Age Quod Agis Fund
    Established through the generosity of George Beuchert ’41, this endowed fund, as its Ignatian name implies, enables Gonzaga to “keep doing what it’s doing” by supporting the maintenance and operations of its physical plant as reconstructed by The Greater Glory campaign.
     
    The Jeffrey H.  August '83 Book Fund
    This fund was established by family and friends to perpetuate the memory of Jeffrey August ’83.
     
    The Robert C. & Lily B. Brooks Endowed Spiritual Fund
    The Robert C. Brooks and Lily B. Brooks Spiritual Fund was established in honor of Robert and Lily Brooks’s enduring faith and spirit. Resources designated to this endowed fund are devoted to those Gonzaga traditions and initiatives that propagate the Roman Catholic Church’s call to be “Men for Others.”
     
    The Catharine & Francis J. Collins, Sr. Endowed Chair in English Literature
    This academic chair was established by the Collins Family in 1983 to promote scholarship, literary appreciation and creativity at Gonzaga College High School by supporting a faculty salary.
     
    The Virgil S. Crisafulli '57 Endowed Chair in Classical Studies
    Established by bequest in his last will and testament, the Virgil S. Crisafulli ’57 Endowed Chair in Classical Studies fosters the Jesuit educational tradition of eloquentia perfecta through the study of Latin and Greek by supporting a faculty salary.
     
    The Charles E. Culpeper Foundation Endowed Faculty Fund
    This was established by a grant from the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation and the help of Francis J. McNamara ’45, to support faculty salaries at Gonzaga.
     
    The Michael and Kathleen Curtin Faculty Fund
    This is an endowed fund that supports a faculty salary and promotes continued excellence in teaching at Gonzaga. Michael Curtin, a former member of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Kathleen, are parents of three Gonzaga graduates: Michael ’82, Kevin ’83, and Matthew ’97.
     
    The Rev. Cornelius A. Herlihy, S.J. Endowed Chair
    The fund was established by alumni from the Classes of 1942 to 1950 and sponsored by The Forty-Four Club, as a perpetual endowment to support a faculty salary and promote quality instruction by highly competent Catholic teachers. Father Herlihy was the Prefect of Discipline from 1942-48 and taught Latin and Religion from 1940-48. This is an endowed academic chair that continues to grow.
     
    The Kilby Family Endowed Fund
    Inspried by the faithfulness of the endearing members of the Gonzaga Class of 1953.
     
    Rev. Leo Monahan, S.J. Chair in Religious Studies
    Established with gratitude by John ’68 and Marion Madigan, the Rev. Leo Monahan, S.J. Chair in Religious Studies supports a faculty salary and honors the memory of a legendary Jesuit, who through his enthusiastic teaching of religion, gave his students enduring lessons for life.
     
    The Novak Family Endowed Fund
    The Novak Family Fund is a gift of Richard Novak, a member of the Class of 1983, and the Novak Family Foundation. The Novak Family Fund annually provides books and school supplies for deserving boys.
     
    The James Vary '61 Endowed Chair in Science
    This endowed fund was established by Dr. James Vary of the Class of 1961, in grateful appreciation for Gonzaga's role in instilling within him a lifelong love of science.  Dr. Vary, a Professor of Physics and Past Director of the International Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physics at Iowa State University, created this fund to support faculty salaries in Gonzaga's science department for teachers of Physics, so that they might continue to inspire the next generation of scientists.
     
    The Dr. John C. Warman '57 Endowed Fund for Music and the Dramatic Arts
    Scholar, classmate, teacher, musician, mentor, producer, and friend, John C. "Doc" Warman ’57 is among the most beloved educators in Gonzaga’s long history. His association with the school began with his freshman year in the fall of 1953 and remained constant until his sudden passing in the late summer of 2015. This fund, established in his honor by the many Gonzaga alumni, families, and friends whose lives he influenced over a span of sixty-two years, is meant to perpetuate his memory in and around the place that he so loved – Eye Street.
  • Future Endowment Funds (or Planned Gifts)

    The Dr. Michael W. '56 and Frank P. Fitzmaurice '50 Endowed Scholarship
    This endowed scholarship is a gift to Gonzaga from Dr. Michael W. Fitzmaurice Class of 1956 and his wife, Jeanne, to reflect their gratitude for the education and financial assistance given to him and his brother, Frank, Class of 1950, by the Gonzaga Jesuits. This financial support enabled both to get the quality education and religious foundation which is the essence of this institution.   The objective of this scholarship is to perpetuate the Fitzmaurice Family legacy on Eye Street by providing tuition assistance for generations of boys who would not otherwise be able to benefit from a Gonzaga education.
     
    The Michael J. Kilduff '66 Memorial Scholarship Endowed Fund
    Michael Kilduff '66 was killed in action in Viet Nam. The scholarship in his memory is a gift from his friend and classmate, Edward Murphy '66. Mr. Murphy is establishing the scholarship through a $100,000 bequest. This is the second scholarship Mr. Murphy has established in this manner.
     
    The Thomas Liekweg `66 Scholarship Endowed Fund
    This scholarship has been funded in memory of Thomas "Denny" Liekweg 166 through the estate plans of his classmates and close friend Edward Murphy ‘66.
     
    The Edward J. Murphy '66 Scholarship Fund
    The fund has been established by Edward J. Murphy '66 through his estate plans to provide a Gonzaga education to young men who otherwise would be unable to attend Gonzaga.
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