The Class of 1941 Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established by members of the class of 1941.
The Class of 1942 Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established by members of the class of 1942 on the occasion of the fiftieth jubilee anniversary of their graduation from Gonzaga.
The Class of 1949 Endowed Scholarship Fund
This 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
This scholarship fund 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
This fund was established by members of the class of 1956.
The Class of 1957 Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established by members of the Class of 1957.
The Class of 1958 Endowed Scholarship Fund
As leaders of Alumni Association efforts, hosts of successful class reunions, and as perennial “Gold Standard” supporters of the Gonzaga Fund, the Class of 1958 has been a model of devotion to alma mater. On the occasion of its Fifty Year Jubilee Reunion, the class established an endowed scholarship fund in the memory of their classmate, Dan Slattery. Over the years, the class continued to build upon this fund by honoring all their deceased classmates. In recognition of exemplary loyalty to one another and to Gonzaga, this fund has been rechristened The Class of 1958 Endowed Scholarship Fund.
The Class of 1963 Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
The Gonzaga Class of 1963 recognized the significance of Gonzaga's Bicentennial milestone by uniting to endow a scholarship celebrating the Catholic Jesuit Mission of Eye Street.
The Class of 1964 Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
This fund was established by members of the Class of 1964 in honor of Gonzaga's 200th anniversary.
The Class of 1965 Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Gonzaga Class of 1965 recognized the significance of Gonzaga's Bicentennial milestone by uniting to endow a scholarship celebrating the Catholic Jesuit Mission of Eye Street.
The Class of 1966 Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1991 by members of the Class of 1966 on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of their graduation.
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
This fund was established by members of the Class of 1970 to mark their fiftieth reunion and to recognize Gonzaga's Bicentennial anniversary. In addition, all proceeds from The Daniel L. Shea Classic, a golf tournament played in honor of the late Dan Shea '70, support this fund. Dan Shea's two sons, Brian '06 and Kevin '09, are proud to support Gonzaga through their father's class scholarship fund.
The Class of 1971 Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
To celebrate their fiftieth reunion during Gonzaga's Bicentennial, members of the Sesquicentennial Class of 1971 established this scholarship fund.
The Spirit of '76 Class Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
The Class of 1976 (fondly known as the "76ers"), in conjunction with their 45th Reunion and Gonzaga's Bicentennial, joined together to endow a scholarship for need-based financial assistance.
The Class of 1992 Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
The Gonzaga Class of 1992 recognized the significance of Gonzaga's Bicentennial milestone by uniting to endow a scholarship celebrating the Catholic Jesuit Mission of Eye Street.
The Bahor-O'Neill Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in honor of two formative Gonzaga lacrosse coaches: Peter Bahor (1985-1995) and Casey O'Neill '96 (2001-2021). This fund provides scholarship assistance to students who embody the qualities both coaches instilled in their players, including accountability, teamwork, and perseverance. The Bahor-O'Neill Scholarship fund was initiated by a single generous donation on the occasion of the 1992 Gonzaga Lacrosse Team's enshrinement into the Gonzaga Athletic Hall of Fame in 2016. At the request of the original major donor and of Coach Bahor, the name of the fund has added the name of Coach O'Neill following his retirement from the program in 2021.
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 in honor of Charles Boyle '35 by his sister, Dr. Regis Louise Boyle, to provide scholarship assistance that enables an academically promising student to attend Gonzaga.
The J. Chester Brady, M.D. Scholarship Fund
The Brady Scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Dr. J. Chester Brady to provide scholarship assistance to a deserving 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 Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1982 in memory of Kevin W. Carmody of the Class of 1962 by his family and friends. In 2020, the fund was renamed to include the legacy of Michael Lynn '94 who, like Kevin, passed away at a young age. The fund is supported annually by the proceeds of the Carmody Lynn Open Golf Tournament and provides tuition assistance to Gonzaga students without a father present in their lives.
The John Carroll Endowed Scholarship Fund
This 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.
The 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 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 Cooney Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
Manus Cooney '80 established a family scholarship to honor his mother, Claire, and his late father, Dr. Donald Cooney.
The Creamer Family Endowed Chair for Jesuit Mission and Identity *NEW*
This endowed fund ensures that Gonzaga’s Jesuit heritage and Ignatian identity remains central to the Gonzaga experience by supporting staff positions, faculty formation, retreats, and programming on Eye Street. This fund was established by Sean R. Creamer ‘82, a former Chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Lisa, parents of two Gonzaga graduates, Kevin ’09 and Ryan ’10 and a daughter, Colleen.
The Joseph P. Curseen, Jr. '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 deserving student, with priority given to a young man from Joseph's childhood neighborhood of Southeast Washington, DC.
The DeGioia Family Endowed Scholarship *NEW*
The DeGioia family endowed a need-based scholarship fund to celebrate the school's Bicentennial, and to honor the Jesuit Community of Gonzaga for their inspiring commitment to the City of Washington. JT DeGioia is a proud member of the Class of 2019.
The Donohoe Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship fund was established in 1992 by members of the Donohoe family, 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 Tom '83 & Marsha Dugan Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in recognition of the critical boost that a Gonzaga education can provide to the trajectory of a young man's life and, on a broader level, its positive force in promoting socioeconomic mobility. This fund supports students (incoming and current) from economically disadvantaged circumstances in reaping the benefits of a Gonzaga secondary education.
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 Formant Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established to honor the memory of John C. Formant, Sr. '79, The Formant Family Endowed Scholarship Fund is a fund designated to provide need-based scholarships to young men from DC who express an elevated interest in receiving a Jesuit education. Born in 1961, John was a native Washingtonian who after Gonzaga attended Georgetown University and followed his mother, Angelina Kalavritinos Formant, into the real estate business. John remained a pillar of the DC community for his entire life as a business owner on H St. NE and a proud alumnus of Gonzaga College High School.
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 Furnary Family Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
Established by Steve Furnary '68, with support from his brother Kevin '73 and his four sons (Jeff '03, Grant '06, Josh '09, and Jake '13), this fund endows a scholarship for students deserving of both academic merit and need-based tuition assistance.
The Antonio Godoy '84 Scholarship 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 Phillip J. Graham '04 Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen X. Graham's two sons -- Phillip '04 and Ian '06 -- cherished the friendships forged and the values instilled during their Gonzaga journeys. In June 2022, following Phillip's untimely passing, the Grahams' friends and classmates endowed this scholarship to honor Phillip's legacy.
The Thomas and Anne Grant Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by Peter M. Grant '74 and Stephen B. Grant '77, 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
This 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 Dr. Timothy Hickey '58 and Sally Hickey Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
To celebrate Gonzaga's Bicentennial in 2021, Dr. Hickey and his wife, Sally, have established this fund to provide need-based tuition assistance and to further the Catholic Jesuit mission of Gonzaga College High School.
Howard-Kilcoyne Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
A future endowed fund through the generosity of William H. Howard, Jr. '68, a devoted alumnus who has graciously served Gonzaga in numerous capacities. This fund will provide support to young men whose parents have experienced a personal financial difficulty that would jeopardize their parents' ability to afford Gonzaga.
The Michael D. Hurley '67 Endowed Scholarship Fund
This 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 Memorial Endowed Scholarship 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 was established 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.
Mattie E. Jackson Scholarship Fund *NEW*
The Jackson family endowed this scholarship in Gonzaga's Bicentennial year in honor of Mattie E. Jackson, a proud Gonzaga mother (Steven E. Jackson '79) and grandmother (Dr. Jonathan M. Jackson '08). A remarkable trustee during the Fr. Dooley era, and a faithful volunteer for many years on Eye Street, Mattie was awarded the Gonzaga Medal, a precursor to the St. Al's Medal, in 1991 for her dedication to "her boys" on Eye Street. The Mattie E. Jackson Endowed Scholarship Fund supports programming and tuition assistance of the Vinco Scholars Program.
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 "Man 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 Lee Kelly Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
Established and continually supported by the grateful “rugby family” of former players and their parents, this endowed scholarship fund honors the legendary coach and program organizer known to many as the “Father of Gonzaga Rugby.” Through his selfless approach to coaching and personal commitment that each player succeed to the best of his ability, Gonzaga Rugby became a perennial national high school power. The Lee Kelly Endowed Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to deserving students while emphasizing the values of teamwork and commitment to excellence.
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 Atlantic Magazine, with funds received through the sale of the book Echo Ever Proudly, edited by Michael Dolan '68 and Paul Warren '68.
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 Michael Lacovara '81 Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
In 2022, Michael's family and friends endowed a scholarship to honor their late husband, son, brother, classmate, friend, father, and colleague in recognition of his rare talents, which he used to benefit so many others. A scholar who completed his academic work at the very top of his class, 1981, and later became a gifted lawyer and business executive, Michael always found time to undertake pro bono publico activities on behalf of the poor and disadvantaged and to share his Catholic faith with students. This scholarship is a need-based fund that supports an upperclassman who demonstrates a special commitment to ethical and honorable conduct and to community service.
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 father on his 65th birthday. Jesuit-educated at New York's Xavier High School '60 and Georgetown University '63, Phil's uncompromising ethics, proud Catholic faith, 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 Lawrence Family Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
Rod and Lisa Lawrence sent their four sons, Jack, Ryan, Tyler and Carter to Gonzaga, and have been involved as a trustee, volunteers, and benefactors. The Lawrence family endowed this scholarship during Gonzaga's Bicentennial to provide tuition assistance for students in the Vinco Scholars Program.
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 Fr. Raymond Lelii, S.J. Endowed Scholarship Fund
This need-based scholarship fund was established in 2021 in memory of Father Raymond Lelii, SJ, who gave 43 years of service to Gonzaga as a devoted Jesuit teacher, mentor, coach and friend. Father Lelii lived a life of service to others motivated by a desire to transform all Gonzaga students into faithful servants of God.
The M. Christine C. Leon Performing Arts Endowed Scholarship
Established by the family and friends of Christine Leon, whose son, Nicholas Leon '09 was a lead a cappella singer during his Gonzaga days. The fund benefits students who are active participants in performing arts programs at Gonzaga.
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. 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 Hank Lilly '60 Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
The Lilly Family – Ed '58, Joe '62, Frank '64, Emmy, Dan '67, Maggie, and Martin '72 – and their spouses established this scholarship fund to celebrate the life and legacy of their brother, Hank '60. A Hall of Famer and star student athlete who quarterbacked Gonzaga's historic 1959 City Title Championship team, Hank returned to Gonzaga in 1966 to teach and coach. In gratitude for his genuine enthusiasm and positivity, many of Hank's former players have joined the Lilly family in supporting and sustaining this fund.
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
This 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 meet 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 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 (WJA) 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 Magis Endowed Scholarship Fund
In honor of the patriarchs of the Rice and McNamara families, the children of Fred Rice '40, Martin McNamara '39, and Joseph McNamara '43 have joined together to endow a scholarship that celebrates their families' longstanding ties to Gonzaga as well as Gonzaga's Bicentennial anniversary. The scholarship fund name, Magis, is a Jesuit term that means always aiming for the greatest amount of good in life. May the future beneficiaries of the Magis Fund be men not for themselves, but men who strive for more in their daily pursuits. Magis Scholars are preferably deserving graduates from Sacred Heart Catholic School or The Washington Jesuit Academy, both in Washington, D.C.
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 '68 and Thomas '71, and their grandsons, William Opdyke '84 and Anthony Kikendall '05.
The Maier Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by Gregory J. and Susan Maier, parents of Timothy '92 and Christopher '96, this scholarship provides tuition assistance to deserving Eye Street students who show an aptitude in science and engineering. Tim and Chris are founding partners of Maier & Maier, PLLC, an intellectual property law firm, and have invested into the family's fund through Gonzaga's Bicentennial Campaign. Tim's son, Matthew, is Class of 2023.
The Thomas Matan, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund
The fund was established by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Matan in memory of their eldest son. This is 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 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 young men who would otherwise be unable to attend the school.
The Charles J. McHenry `48 Endowed 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 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 Men for Others Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by Linda and Bill Kirvan '58, 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 Meyer Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Brigette and Paul Meyer proudly sent their sons, Chip Meyer '87 and Dr. Carl Meyer '90, to Gonzaga and their legacy continues through Charlie Meyer '22, Chip's son. The Meyer Family endowed the scholarship to celebrate Gonzaga's Bicentennial. The fund provides need-based tuition assistance with preference to the son or grandson of a Gonzaga alumnus and his family.
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.
Milan C. and Anne Grogan Miskovsky Scholarship Fund *NEW*
This endowed fund provides need-based tuition assistance to deserving Gonzaga students. Created during Gonzaga's Bicentennial, it was established in honor of Anne Grogan and Milan "Mike" Miskovsky, who sent four sons to Gonzaga in the 70's and 80's and were actively involved in sustaining the school during that time, including Mike's service on the Board of Trustees from 1976-1984. Their oldest son was the first in a long line of family to attend Gonzaga, including their three other sons but also numerous nephews, grandsons and great nephews. This fund was established to honor their devotion to Gonzaga, and in thankful recognition of the Jesuit education received by so many of their family.
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 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.
Dr. Michael Mussetto Ph.D. ’68 Endowed Scholarship Fund
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 worthy 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 a deserving student.
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 Richard '56 and Carol Nasca Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
Dr. Nasca established this scholarship in gratitude for his Gonzaga education, which prepared him for a successful career in medicine and orthopedic surgery. The fund is intended to provide a deserving student a similar foundation and opportunity.
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 financial assistance for one deserving student during each of his four years at Gonzaga.
The Joanne and Paul Neuland `27 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 Karl F. Nygren `44 Endowed Scholarship Fund
Gonzaga's Class of 1944 left an indelible mark on Eye Street. In devotion to the Great Class of '44, in gratitude to Fr. Planning, SJ and in celebration of Gonzaga's Bicentennial, Mr. Nygren endowed a scholarship. The Karl Nygren '44 Scholars combine merit achievement and financial assistance.
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 student who could otherwise not afford the cost of tuition can realize his dream of a Gonzaga education. The scholarship gives preference to a student from the Fort Dupont neighborhood in D.C., home of the ice arena where Dom played the game he so loved.
The Quinn Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
In grateful recognition of the Jesuit mission of Gonzaga and Gonzaga's Bicentennial, Eddie Quinn '86 and family have established this fund to provide financial assistance to Gonzaga students who have graduated from San Miguel School.
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: 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 at Gonzaga.
The Eric Rohleder `01 Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2019 by the Rohleder family 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 future students the Gonzaga experience.
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 Saint 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 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
Established by his family members, classmates, and friends, this fund honors the memory of George Shaffer ’55, father of Gerry '84 and Greg '89, now a priest in the Archdiocese of Washington.
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 example of what Gonzaga can send into the world. This scholarship provides financial assistance to a deserving student.
St. Aloysius Church Endowed Fund *NEW*
This fund was established during the Forever Gonzaga Bicentennial Campaign to maintain the Great Church of St. Aloysius, the spiritual heart of Gonzaga.
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 John Thompson III `84 Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
John and Monica Moore Thompson, co-chairs of Gonzaga's Bicentennial Campaign, trustee and proud parents to John Wallace Thompson (JT) '19, have endowed this fund to commemorate Gonzaga's first two-hundred years of educating "Men for Others." The Thompsons recognize the importance of education in elevating society and created this fund to support students with the greatest financial needs.
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 Tuohey Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Mark and Marty Tuohey sent their three sons, Brendan '92, Sean '95, and Devin '97, to Gonzaga College High School. Marking Gonzaga's Bicentennial milestone, the Tuoheys established their family's scholarship endowment to honor and preserve Gonzaga's vital Jesuit mission in the city of Washington for generations to come.
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 who worked there, a grandson and granddaughter married in St. Aloysius, and 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 Scholars Program was originally established through the generosity of Vincent A. Sheehy, III ’46 and his wife Helen to provide financial assistance and academic support to deserving students. The program continues to grow in impact thanks to the ongoing support and generosity of the Sheehy family and friends of Gonzaga.
The James C. Walsh '37 Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in honor or 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 was established as a gift to Gonzaga from Lesly Smith, devoted friend to Dr. Walsh, on the occasion of his 90th birthday. The fund was subsequently additionally funded through a generous estate gift made by Dr. Walsh.
The Patrick Joseph Warin Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
Patrick Joseph and his twin sister Elizabeth Lane Warin were born on October 28, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. On their birthday, they peacefully passed away due to premature labor in the arms of their loving parents, Michael Joseph and Meghan Elizabeth Warin. Michael graduated from Gonzaga in 2004, and his two sisters were both Georgetown Visitation graduates – Elizabeth Warin Thompson '95, and Patricia Warin Matsko '98. A companion scholarship in Elizabeth's name has been established at Georgetown Visitation. Although their lives were tragically short, Patrick and Elizabeth will be commemorated and their memories will remain in these two scholarships and with the young men and women who receive them as a reminder that every life, however short, is to be cherished.
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.
The Rev. John B. Woodward, S.J. Endowed Scholarship Fund *NEW*
A beloved math teacher for over thirty years, Fr. Woodward, SJ shared his wisdom with countless students, inspiring them in the classroom and beyond Gonzaga's halls. Through the Bicentennial Campaign, alumni from the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s established this endowed scholarship fund to provide merit and need-based assistance to future "Woody Scholars" on Eye Street.