University of Pikeville
Scholarships & Endowments


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The funds listed below were established by generous alumni and friends of the University of Pikeville to provide much needed financial support for our students and institution. Unless there are specific donor specifications, endowed and annual scholarships allow the university to offer institutional scholarships:  Commonwealth, Trustee, Presidential, Alumni, Honor, and Appalachian. Without these funds, the university would not be able to provide as many institutional aid packages to our students as they are able to offer.

If you would like to create a scholarship, endowed fund, or contribute to one of the funds below, contact the Office of Advancement at Advancement@upike.edu or 606.218.5276.

 

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Dr. Bertee (Bert T.) and Mrs. Retta Faye (Jett) Adkins Endowment Scholarship Fund #2
The Dr. Bertee (Bert T.) and Mrs. Retta Faye (Jett) Adkins Endowment Scholarship Fund #2 is awarded to full-time residents of Kentucky who have a minimum status of sophomore, a cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher, and demonstrated financial need.
 
AIKCU Scholarship
Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities helps provide the following scholarships based on financial need and merit: Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Inc., United Parcel Service Foundation (UPS) Named Scholars Program, PACCAR Foundation, and The MacLean Foundation.
 

Patti T. Allen Scholarship
The Patti T. Allen Scholarship is provided through the Southern Club of Pittsburgh Fund and is awarded to students majoring in nursing.

The John D. & Josephine B. Altstetter Endowed Scholarship in The Sciences
The John D. & Josephine B. Altstetter Endowed Scholarship in The Sciences is awarded to students majoring in chemistry, sciences, or nursing.
 
Appalachian Business Opportunity Endowment *needs additional funds to be completly endowed
The Appalachian Business Opportunity Endowment is used to help fund a comprehensive new business resource center, which was established to manage funds raised for the economic future of central Appalachia.
 
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Victor and Mary Baer Endowed Scholarship
The Victor and Mary Baer Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.
 
George and Lena C. Bailey Endowed Scholarship
The George and Lena C. Bailey Endowed Scholarship is awarded to full-time residents of Eastern Kentucky who have demonstrated potential for academic success. Preference is given to students studying education.
 

Georgia Bailey Endowed Scholarship
The Georgia Bailey Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Pike County, Ky.

 
Malcolm Glenn Bailey Endowed Scholarship
The Malcolm Glenn Bailey Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who played football at Knott County Central High School and are eligible for federal financial aid. If the scholarship is not awarded, one half of the annual value goes to a drug and alcohol free graduation or project prom at Knott County Central High School.
 
Viola Tackett & Rebekah Dereath Bailey Endowed Scholarship
The Viola Tackett & Rebekah Dereath Bailey Endowed Scholarship is awarded to graduates from South Floyd High School.
 
William J. and Florane Baird Endowed Scholarship
The William J. and Florane Baird Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from the twenty counties of Eastern Kentucky, the 7th Congressional District, or Buchanan County, Va. Preference is given to students studying pre-law or education.
 
William J. and Kaye Baird Endowed Scholarship
The William J. and Kaye Baird Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one student majoring in religion, one student majoring in social services or criminal justice, one student majoring in music, and two student-athlete, one male and one female with the funds equally divided.
 
Biology Endowed Scholarship
The Biology Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in biology.

 
Bowles Music Endowed Scholarship
The Bowles Music Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring/minoring in music.


Lizzie Newman Branham Endowment
The Lizzie Newman Branham Endowment is awarded to a full-time female undergraduate student from Floyd County, Ky. Recipient must have at least a 3.0 high school GPA and demonstrated financial need.

Glenn Brown Endowed Scholarship
The Glenn Brown Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Pike County, Ky., with priority given to students studying biology. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Carol Grizzard Browning Lecture Series
The Carol Grizzard Browning Lecture Series is used to bring nationally known religious speakers to campus.


Carol Grizzard Browning Lecture Series Endowment *needs additional funds to be completly endowed
The Carol Grizzard Browning Lecture Series Endowment will be used to bring nationally known religious speakers to campus. If there are funds remaining then a scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior majoring in religion.

 
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James A. Campbell Endowed Scholarship
The James A. Campbell Endowed Scholarship is awarded to Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine students from Appalachian Kentucky and is based on financial need.
 
Carnahan-Jackson Endowed Scholarship
The Carnahan-Jackson Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from the Appalachian region and is based on financial ne
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Chrisman Endowed Scholarship
The Chrisman Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.

 
Frances T. Clark Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Frances T. Clark Memorial Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.
 
Burlin Coleman Distinguished Professorship
The Burlin Coleman Distinguished Professorship is awarded to a faculty member in the Coleman College of Business.

 
Jean Coleman Distinguished Professorship
The Jean Coleman Distinguished Professorship is awarded to a faculty member in the Patton College of Education.

 
Coleman College of Business Endowment
The Coleman College of Business Endowment is used for the operation of the Coleman College of Business.

 
Joan Coleman Endowed Scholarship
The Joan Coleman Endowed Scholarship is awarded to full-time students who maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher. Preference is given to those majoring in education. 

Mr. & Mrs. W. M. Connolly Endowed Scholarship

The Mr. & Mrs. W. M. Connolly Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who are full-time residents of Eastern Kentucky. The scholarship is based on financial need and demonstrated potential for success.

Alma Culton (Chaplain Fund) Endowment
The Alma Culton (Chaplain Fund) Endowed Scholarship is used to fund speakers with a spiritual emphasis. Such speaking engagements shall also be open to the public.

 
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Rediford Damron/Rotary Endowed Scholarship
The Rediford Damron/Rotary Endowed Scholarship is awarded based on financial need. Preference is given to those from Pike County, Ky.
 
John Palmer & Sarah Ernst Darnall Endowed Scholarship
The John Palmer & Sarah Ernst Darnall Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need and good merit.
 
Elizabeth Davenport Distinguished Professorship
The Elizabeth Davenport Distinguished Professorship is awarded to a faculty member in the Division of Social Sciences.

Harding & Evelyn Dawahare Endowed Scholarship
The Harding & Evelyn Dawahare Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in business who has a cumulative 3.0 GPA and is a resident of Pike, Mingo, Letcher, or Perry County, Ky.

 
K. J. Day Endowed Scholarship

The K. J. Day Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Knott County, Ky.
 
Mary Dixon Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Mary Dixon Memorial Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from the following Kentucky counties: Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Martin, or Pike.

 
John "Jack" DuPuy Endowed Scholarship
The John "Jack
" DuPuy Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from the following Kentucky counties: Breathitt, Elliott, Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Perry, or Pike.
 
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Stella Elkins Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Stella Elkins Memorial Endowed Scholarship is awarded to female students.
 
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Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church Endowed Scholarship
The Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.
 
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General Fund Endowed Scholarship
The General Fund Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need and merit.
 
Ben L. Greer Sr. Endowed Scholarship
The Ben L. Greer Sr. Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Appalachia based on financial need.

 
Edward G. Grigg Endowed Scholarship
The Edward G. Grigg Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need and merit.

 
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Mrs. H. A. Haskell Endowed Scholarship
The Mrs. H. A. Haskell Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Eastern Kentucky based on financial need and scholastic ability.
 
A. E. & Bethel V. Hatfield Endowed Scholarship
The A.E. & Bethel Hatfield Endowed Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen from either Mingo County, W.Va. or Pike County, Ky., with demonstrated financial need. The recipient should be an education major with a high school 3.0 GPA or higher.
 
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship
The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from the underserved region of Central Appalachia.
 
Ralph Augustus Hellier Endowed Scholarship
The Ralph Augustus Hellier Endowed Scholarship is part of the Hellier Endowment and is awarded to students from Pike County, Ky., who are studying science.
 
Dr. Embrey B. Howson Endowed Scholarship
The Dr. Embrey B. Howson Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Appalachia who are studying history/political science and had at least a 2.5 GPA in high school. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Kenneth Huffman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Kenneth Huffman Memorial Endowed Scholarship is awarded to tennis athletes. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher.
 
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Leslie L. Irvin Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Leslie L. Irvin Memorial Endowed Scholarship is awarded to deserving young men and women who would otherwise be unable to afford a college education.
 
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Arthur B. & Eugenia R. Jarrell Scholarship
The Arthur B. & Eugenia R. Jarrell Scholarship is provided through the Southern Club of Pittsburgh Fund and is awarded to students majoring in nursing.
 
Jewell Smokeless Coal Corporation Scholarship
The Jewell Smokeless Coal Corporation Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.
 
Dewey & Lula Johnson Endowed Scholarship
The Dewey & Lula Johnson Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need with a preference given to residents from Shelbiana, Ky., and then Elkhorn City, Ky.
 
Zack & Lucretia Charles Justice Endowed Scholarship
The Zack & Lucretia Charles Justice Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from the 5th Congressional District and Buchanan County, Va., who are studying pre-law or education.
 
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Betty Sue Kearns Endowed Scholarship
The Betty Sue Kearns Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need with a preference given to students from Pike County Ky., or Eastern Kentucky.
 
Teresa Berry Kelleher Scholarship
The Teresa Berry Kelleher Scholarship is awarded to non-traditional students.

 
Kentucky River Coal Corporation Endowed Scholarship

The Kentucky Coal River Corporation Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Knott, Leslie, Letcher, and Perry counties. Preference is given to students with an interest in coal-related fields.
 
KYCOM Alumni Association Endowment *needs additional funds to be completly endowed
The KYCOM Alumni Association Endowment was set up by the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni.

 
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Frank Levstik Endowed Scholarship
The Frank Levstik Endowed Scholarship, given through the Second Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Ky., is awarded to students who are balancing childcare and tuition. This scholarship can also be awarded to students at risk of having to quit school because of financial need.

Frederick Lownhaupt Endowed Scholarship
The Frederick Lownhaupt Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.


Gene Lovel Endowed Scholarship *needs additional funds to be completly endowed
The Gene Lovel Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to full-time students who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or higher. Preference is given to those majoring in business.
 
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Sally Rose Marrs Endowed Scholarship
The Sally Rose Marrs Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.
 
Vicki P. McClellan Endowed Scholarship
The Vicki P. McClellan Endowed Scholarship is awarded to juniors who are non-traditional, female, and majoring in Elementary Education. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher.
 

Dale McNeely Endowed Scholarship

The Dale McNeely Endowed Scholarship is awarded to juniors and seniors who demonstrate a financial need and maintain a 2.50 GPA or higher.
 
H. C. Mercer Endowed Scholarship
The H. C. Mercer Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need and merit.
 
J. J. Moore Endowed Scholarship
The J. J. Moore Endowed Scholarship is part of the Hellier Endowment and is awarded to students from Pike County, Ky.
 
Lida Moore Endowed Scholarship
The Lida Moore Endowed Scholarship is part of the Hellier Endowment and is awarded to students from Pike County, Ky., who are majoring in business.

Morris/Thornbury Endowed Scholarship
The Morris/Thornbury Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Pike County, Ky.

Mt. Washington United Presbyterian Church Scholarship
The Mt. Washington United Presbyterian Church Scholarship is awarded to female students based on financial need

 
W. K. & Laura J. Mullins Endowed Scholarship
The W. K. & Laura J. Mullins Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from southeast Kentucky counties with a preference given to residents from Whitesburg and Letcher County, Ky.

 
Georgia Boyd Murray Endowed Scholarship
The Georgia Boyd Murray Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need with a preference given to residents from Pike County, Ky.
 
Marvin & Florence Music Endowed Scholarship

The Marvin & Florence Music Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from the following Kentucky counties: Floyd, Johnson, Magoffin, Martin, and Pike.
 
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Charlotte W. Newcombe Endowed Scholarship
The Charlotte W. Newcombe Endowed Scholarship is awarded to single-parent students pursuing a baccalaureate degree. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA.
 
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Osteopathic Medical Scholarship Program (OMSP) Endowed Scholarship *needs additional funds to be completly endowed
The Osteopathic Medical Scholarship Program (OMSP) Endowed Scholarship helps fund scholarships for up to 10 students. OMSP candidates must apply as incoming college freshmen and meet academic guidelines. After completion of the bachelor’s degree program, scholars will be automatically admitted to the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine if they have met program guidelines.
 
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Pike County Medical Society Endowed Scholarship
The Pike County Medical Society Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who have a specific interest in the area of health care, including Medicine (MD, DO, PA), Nursing (RN, BSN), Pharmacy, Dentistry, Optometry, and any other healthcare field approved by the University.

Pike County Rescue Squad Endowed Scholarship
The Pike County Rescue Squad Endowed Scholarship is awarded to deserving Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) students from seven eastern Kentucky counties, which are Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Letcher, Martin and Pike.

PCA Endowed Scholarship *needs additional funds to be completly endowed
The Pikeville College Academy Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to students who have graduated from one of the following Kentucky counties: Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Letcher, Martin, or Pike. Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school and maintain a 3.0 GPA while at UPIKE.

Pikeville Public Safety Group Scholarship
The Pikeville Public Safety Group Scholarship is award to a graduate of Pikeville High School who maintains a 2.5 GPA or higher. Criminal Justice majors are preferred, but not required.


Dolores “Dodie” Poole Endowment
The Dolores “Dodie” Poole Endowment is awarded to students enrolled in the nursing RN-BSN program who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and graduated high school from one of the following Kentucky counties: Pike, Floyd, Johnson, or Magoffin. Priority will be given to students currently involved in their community through volunteer work either at the university or in the community where they live.


 
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Fae Weddington Ramsey Endowed Scholarship
The Fae Weddington Ramsey Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Pike County, Ky., or one of the 20 counties of Eastern Kentucky.
 
Carmen Ratliff Endowed Scholarship
The Carmen Ratliff Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who graduated from East Ridge High School.
 
Readers Digest Foundation Endowed Scholarship
The Readers Digest Foundation Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.

 
Dr. J. Frank Record Endowed Scholarship
The Dr. J. Frank Record Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.

 
Alvin Reed Endowed Scholarship
The Alvin Reed Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who graduated from South Floyd High School.
 
B. F. & Ruth Reed Endowed Scholarship
The B. F. & Ruth Reed Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need. First priority is given to graduates from South Floyd High School, second priority to graduates from Allen Central High School, then to students from Eastern Kentucky.
 
E.O. Robinson Mountain Fund Scholarship
The E.O. Robinson Mountain Fund Scholarship is awarded to students who graduated high school from one of the following 30 Kentucky counties: Bell, Breathitt, Carter, Clay, Elliott, Estill, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, McCreary, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Rockcastle, Rowan, Whitley, and Wolfe.
 
Lon Brown and Mary Evelyn Rogers Endowed Scholarship
The Lon Brown and Mary Evelyn Rogers Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Pike County, Ky., Buchanan County Va., or McDowell County, W.Va.
 
George Coventry & Nita Roughgarden Endowed Scholarship
The George Coventry & Nota Roughgarden Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.
 
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Schnitker/Williams Endowment
The Schnitker/Williams Endowment funds performances by artists who represent classical music that focuses on piano and organ.
 

Faustina P. Shivel & Authelia P. Coleman Endowed Scholarship
The Faustina P. Shivel & Authelia P. Coleman Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need.
 

Paul Scott Shockey Endowed Scholarship
The Paul Scott Shockey Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in business who have demonstrated financial need.

Hal & Karen Smith Endowed Scholarship *needs additional funds to be completly endowed
The Hal & Karen Smith Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need.

Effie Waller Smith Scholarship
The Effie Waller Smith Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an exceptional student with a 3.5 GPA or higher, who has completed 60 credit hours and is majoring in english.


Effie Waller Smith Endowed Scholarship *needs additional funds to be completly endowed
The Effie Waller Smith Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to an exceptional student with a 3.5 GPA or higher, who has completed 60 credit hours and is majoring in english.


Sigma Beta Delta Endowed Scholarship
The Sigma Beta Delta Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in business who have demonstrated financial need.

 

Southern Club Memorial Scholarship

The Southern Club Memorial Scholarship is awarded to student majoring in nursing.
 
Gary Brian Spears Endowed Scholarship
The Gary Brian Spears Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who graduated from East Ridge High School.
 
Louise Stratton Endowed Scholarship
The Louise Stratton Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students from Pike County, Ky.

 
Mary Swann Sutton Endowed Scholarship
The Mary Swann Sutton Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students with good academic standings.

 
Mary D. Synnott Endowment (Bible Chair)
The Mary D. Synnott Fund (Bible Chair) is used to help the university offer religious classes.

 
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James E. Trivette Endowment
The James E. Trivette Endowment is used to maintain and care for the Trivette Cemetery Plot. If there is a balance then it shall be used to assist worthy students.
 
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University of Pikeville Alumni Association Scholarship
The University of Pikeville Alumni Association Scholarship is awarded each year to one senior that has a parent who is an alumnus/alumna of our institution.

 
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Gifford and Virginia Varney Endowed Scholarship
The Gifford and Virginia Varney Endowed Scholarship is awarded to graduates from Belfry High School who are majoring in education, nursing, or religion. Recipients must have at least a 2.50 GPA in high school and maintain a 2.50 GPA while at UPIKE.
 
Robert Vyvyan Memorial Scholarship
The Robert Vyvyan Memorial Scholarship is given through First Presbyterian Church of Flint, Mich., and is awarded to students based on financial need.
 
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George Walker Endowed Scholarship
The George Walker Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.

Walter P. and Judith F. Walters Endowed Scholarship

The Walter P. Walters and Judith F. Walters Endowed Scholarship is awarded to residents of the following Kentucky counties: Floyd, Martin, or Pike. Students must have potential for academic success, be enrolled full-time, and maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher. Preference is given to students with interests in insurance, banking, coal mining, general business, medicine, or education careers.
 
Ira A. Watson Endowed Scholarship
The Ira A. Watson Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.

 
Wayne Presbyterian Church Endowed Scholarship
The Wayne Presbyterian Church Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students with a 2.5 GPA or higher who do not qualify for federal, state, or other financial aid.
 
Betty H. Weddle Endowed Scholarship
The Betty H. Weddle Endowed Scholarship is awarded to juniors majoring in education, those that demonstrate financial need, earned a 2.5 GPA or higher in high school, and maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher while at UPIKE.

Gladys Wheeler Endowed Scholarship
The Gladys Wheeler Endowed Scholarship is awarded to female students majoring in education.




 

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