Arvle and Ellen Turner Thacker Research Fund
Established in September, 2002 by Helen Thacker Hill
The Arvle and Ellen Thacker Turner Research Fund was established to provide mini-grants in support of the research efforts of doctoral graduate students and/or assistant professors in the College of Education. Grants are not to exceed $1,000 for doctoral students or $1,500 for assistant professors. The recipient(s) of the fund are selected by the Dean of the College of Education. The process for application and decision to award stipends lies within the sole discretion of the Dean of the College of Education.
College of Education General Scholarship Fund
The College of Education general scholarship fund is a miscellaneous category used at the discretion of the Dean of the College of Education to provide assistance and support for general operations of the college. Unless specifically designated by the donor, general contributions to the College of Education are placed in either of these two funds and used as needed.
Gary L. Stingle Scholarship and Awards Banquet
Established in 2000 by Gary Stingle in a bequest to the College of Education
The Gary L. Stingle Scholarship and Awards Banquet fund is established in support of the college’s annual awards banquet recognizing those undergraduate and graduate students of the college receiving academic scholarships or fellowships. It also recognizes annual awards to professors in research, teaching, and service.
Lurline Cole Fischer Student Assistance Fund
Established in 2000 by George Fischer, Jr in honor of his mother, Lurline Cole Fischer.
The Lurline Cole Fischer Student Assistance Fund, administered by the Dean of the College of Education, provides temporary student support. It is designed to help alleviate emergency and/or unforeseen financial problems that may adversely affect a student’s academic success or the fulfillment of their degree.
William S. Taylor Memorial Fund
Established in 1949 by The University of Kentucky in honor of William Taylor, the College of Education’s first dean.
The William S. Taylor Memorial Fund was established by the University of Kentucky to serve as a memorial to the college’s first dean. It is designed as a grants-in-aid program for worthy and needy students in the college of education to assist in covering costs of tuition and books. Recipient(s) will be determined by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.