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Abinta Kabir Scholarship

The Abinta Kabir Scholarship was established in 2017 in memory of Abinta Kabir 17Ox, who was a victim of the terrorist attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on July 1, 2016. Abinta exemplified the true meaning of kindness and unity and served as a role model to aspiring leaders and scholars, dedicating countless hours to the Student Activities Committee, leading and serving the Oxford community. The Abinta Kabir Scholarship supports Oxford students with a preference for students who are residents of South Asia or who have a demonstrated knowledge of Bangladesh history and culture.

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Adrian L. Grass Scholarship

The Adrian L. Grass scholarship was established in 1999 by Dr. Adrian L. Grass 49Ox of El Paso, Texas to support a deserving Oxford student.

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Alan Palmer Scholarship

The Alan Palmer Scholarship was established in 2004 by family and friends in memory of Alan Palmer 86Ox 88C to be given to a deserving student who exemplifies the following attributes: leadership, friendship, service, caring, sense of humor, and socially active.

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Alfred B. Watson and Agnes Watson Green Scholarship

The Alfred B. Watson and Agnes Watson Green Scholarship was established in 2001 by Alfred B. Watson Sr. to honor his son, Al 57Ox, and his daughter, Aggie 62Ox.

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Amelia Toy Rudolph

Amelia Toy Rudolph received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Economics and French from Emory College in 1988 and a Juris Doctorate in 1991 with distinction from Emory Law School. She earned both her degrees as a Woodruff Scholar. Amy sees the Toy Family College Scholarship as a way of giving back for the two generations of Toys that benefited from college scholarships. Amy was very active at Emory during both her degrees and continues to give back to Emory by having served as a member of the Emory College Alumni Board, the Emory Law Advisory Board, the Emory Law School Council, the Association of Emory Alumni Board of Governors, and the Emory Law Alumni Executive Committee. Amy also chairs the Emory Law Journal Board of Consultants and has served for a number of years on the Dean’s Achievement Scholarship Selection Committee. Amy is a partner in the litigation practice group of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, based in Midtown Atlanta. She joined the firm after a clerkship under US District Judge William C. O’Kelley 51C 53L, who inspired her professionally and in his service to Emory.

Amy and M. Kenneth McGreevy

Amy and M. Kenneth McGreevy

Mr. M. Kenneth McGreevy and Mrs. M. Kenneth McGreevy 52G P81 established the M.Kenneth and Amy McGreevy Scholarship Endowment. Please check back soon for more information on this scholarship and donor.

Anita and John Friedmann

Anita and John Friedmann

Anita S. 88C and John H. Friedmann established the Friedmann Cultural Experience Fund to help defray educational expenses for students participating in a study abroad program in an economically developing country. The Friedmann Cultural Experience Fund honors Dr. Oded Borowski, who has taught at Emory University since 1977 and is currently Professor of Biblical Archaeology and Hebrew. Dr. Borowski takes undergraduates abroad for archaeological field research each summer, primarily in Tell Halif, Israel to participate in the Lahav Research Project.

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A.W. Jackson Scholarship

The A.W. Jackson scholarship was established as part of the sesquicentennial campaign in 1987 to honor Professor A. W. Jackson, physics and math professor from 1930 to 1945 and Oxford College business manager from 1945 to 1971.

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B. Lisa Friddell, MD Memorial Scholarship

The B. Lisa Friddell, MD Memorial Scholarship was established in 1996 in memory of Dr. B. Lisa Friddell 86Ox 88C by the physicians and coworkers of Affinity Health Group in Albany, Georgia, where she practiced until her death as a result of an automobile accident. This scholarship supports an Oxford College student with plans to pursue a career in medicine.

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Bobbie and Curry T. Haynes Scholarship

The Bobbie and Curry T. Haynes Scholarship was funded in 1978 by gifts from alumni and friends of Oxford in honor of Curry T. Haynes, professor of biology from 1945 to 1970, and Bobbie Haynes, infirmary supervisor from 1946 to 1978.

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Brad Edwards Scholarship

The Brad Edwards Scholarship was created in 1995 by Mr. and Mrs. J. Joseph Edwards of Barnesville, GA in memory of their late son, Bradley Patrick Edwards, who attended Oxford College and died tragically during the fall break of his freshman year. The award, that carries a one-half tuition scholarship was established for a person with outstanding character who cares deeply for his or her fellow students, school, and community as demonstrated by broad-based involvement and strong leadership record. The recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA while at Oxford.

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Branham Scholarship

The Branham Scholarship was established through the estate of Elizabeth F. Branham in memory of her grandparents, the Reverend and Mrs. W. R. Branham Sr.; her parents, the Reverend and Mrs. W. R. Branham Jr.; and Miss Lynn Branham, her aunt. Elizabeth and her sister Martha were lifelong supporters of Oxford College with family ties to Emory University spanning four generations. Martha worked at Oxford College in the cashier’s office for 15 years prior to her retirement in 1966.

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Butch Houston Scholarship

The Butch Houston Scholarship was established in 1990 in honor of Norman “Butch” G. Houston, III 62Ox 64C by Oxford College classmate Henry Mann 62Ox 64C.

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Cameron and Gordon Taylor

Cameron and Gordon Taylor established the Cameron and Gordon Taylor Scholarship in 2013. Gordon is a Principal at Ogilvy Government Relations in Washington D.C. and has worked with the company for over 10 years. Prior to joining Ogilvy, he spent over a decade working in Congress. He received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Emory University in 1990 and a Doctor of Law from George Washington University in 1993. Cameron is Vice President for Government and Community Affairs at Emory University and has worked in government affairs on behalf of Emory since 2003. She has almost a decade of experience on Capitol Hill working on both the House and Senate sides. Cameron received a Bachelor of Arts in Ecology and Sociology from Emory University in 1990 and a Master of Science in resource policy and administration from the University of Michigan in 1993.

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Carter and Tania Neild

Carter and Tania Neild of Bronxville, New York established the W. Carter Neild and Tania Hanford Neild Endowed Scholarship. Carter received his B.A. in Economics from Emory, an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago, and a C.E.P. from the Institut D’Etudes Politiques in Paris. He is a General Partner at OrbiMed, a leading global healthcare private investment firm. At Emory, Carter was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Dr. Tania Neild is a computer scientist and entrepreneur. She focuses on application integration (e.g., portfolio management, trading, performance analysis) and cyber security within the wealth management industry. Tania earned her B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Emory, a M.S. in Computer Sciences from the University of Maryland where she concentrated in software specification, and a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Northwestern. She is the Founder and CEO of InfoGrate, Inc. At Emory, Tania was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority.

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Charles Edwin Suber Scholarship

The Charles Edwin Suber Scholarship was established in 2011 in memory of Charles Suber 42Ox.

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Charles M. and Eloise A. Mann Scholarship

The Charles M. and Eloise A. Mann Scholarship was established in 1993 by Henry Mann 62Ox 64C, an Atlanta architect, and his brother, Dr. Charles Mann 57Ox 62M 67MR, of Newnan, GA, in memory of their parents.

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Cline Family Scholarship Fund

The Cline Family Scholarship benefits musically talented students who agree to participate in the music program of Oxford College and Allen Memorial United Methodist Church. John Cline, Pierce Cline, and their sister Lucy Huie established the scholarship in 1985 to unite their family’s long-standing interest in their community with music and Oxford College.

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Cody Family Scholarship

The Cody Family Scholarship was established in 2001 by Dr. William Cody, associate professor of political science, and his wife, Mildred, to benefit rising sophomore students.

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C.R. Bard Scholar

The C.R. Bard scholarship is awarded to a second semester freshman with a proven record of excellence in the math and sciences curriculum. This award also comes with the benefit of a possible summer internship at the local Bard plant.

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Dallas Tarkenton Scholarship

The Dallas Tarketon Scholarship honors Dr. Dallas Tarkenton, former registrar and director of admission, associate professor of social studies, and the first director of development at Oxford College from 1961 to 1974. He was instrumental in the founding of the Oxford College Board of Counselors. The scholarship was established in 1997 by Alva Joe Hopkins III 72Ox 74C.

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Dan C. Moore Scholarship

The Dan C. Moore Scholarship was established in 1987 as part of the sesquicentennial campaign, honoring Professor Dan C. Moore 35Ox 37C 40G and his forty years of teaching mathematics and physics.

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David J. Hughes, Jr. Scholarship

The David J. Hughes Scholarship was established in 1969 by Julius A. McCurdy 24C 26L in memory of his grandson, David J. Hughes, Jr.

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David L. O'Neal and Leila Thornley Scholarship

The David L. O’Neal and Leila Thornley Scholarship was established in 1979 by David L. and Leila Thornley O’Neal and Hariette Louisa Thornley.

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Dean N. Bond Fleming Scholarship

The Fleming Scholarship was funded in 1976 by gifts from alumni and friends of Oxford College in honor of Neal Bond Fleming, Dean of Oxford College from 1966 to 1976. A graduate of Emory College and the School of Theology, Dean Fleming’s dedication to Oxford College includes the funding of numerous endowments on the Oxford and Emory campuses. He was instrumental in chartering the Oxford College Board of Counselors in 1970 that continues today as an influential advisory and financial board for the college.

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Dean Stephen Bowen Scholarship

The Dean Stephen Bowen Scholarship was established in 2015 by gifts from alumni and friends of Oxford College in honor of Stephen Bowen, dean of Oxford College from 2005 to 2016.

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Dorothy J. and Robert C. Atkinson, M.D. Award

The Dorothy J. and Robert C. Atkinson, M.D. Award was established in 2014 by Susan Atkinson Gregory 77Ox 79C and Robert C. Atkinson, Jr. 75Ox 77B to honor their parents. 

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Dr. Arthur Nicholas Anderson, Jr. Scholarship

The Dr. Arthur Nicholas Anderson, Jr. Scholarship was established in 1977 by Mrs. Betty C. Anderson in memory of her husband, a member of Oxford’s class of 1938.

Dr. Charles Limp

Dr. Charles Limp

The Kevin C. Limp Memorial Scholarship was established by Dr. Charles Limp. Please check back soon for more information on this scholarship and donor.

Dr. Floyd Watkins

Dr. Floyd Watkins

Dr. Floyd Watkins 47G P70 established the Floyd C. and Anna B. Watkins Scholarship Endowment. Please check back soon for more information on this scholarship and donor.