OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID
Bayard, Jr. and Ann Bragg, Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Scholarship
Bayard and Ann Bragg established this scholarship endowment for a worthy student with preference given to residents of Franklin or Granville Counties. The Bragg family retains the option to nominate a student for the scholarship.
Benjamin N. Duke Endowment
Benjamin N. Duke, who donated Louisburg College to the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, gave a substantial gift, part of which has been used as endowment and part for permanent improvements.
James A. Gray Trust Fund
James A. Gray of Winston-Salem established a trust fund for several North Carolina institutions. Louisburg College was designated as a recipient of this fund, which has been added to the College endowment.
Bessie Arrington Gupton Distinguished Service Fund
This distinguished service fund was established in memory of Mrs. Bessie Arrington Gupton, Class of 1908, by her sons, Samuel Gupton and Willis Gupton, Class of 1942. The fund will provide a cash award to a member of Louisburg College's faculty, staff or student body who demonstrates outstanding and extraordinary service to the College.
Lumpkin Faculty Endowment
Edith C. Lumpkin established an endowment fund to support faculty salaries.
Willie Lee Lumpkin Endowment Fund
The Willie Lee Lumpkin Endowment Fund established in 1976 in memory of Mr. Lumpkin, a former Trustee of the College, by Mrs. Willie Lee Lumpkin, a Trustee of the College, and members of the Lumpkin Family. The fund supports the educational program.
Bill and Hazel Mullen Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
This fund was established from the Estate of Willie B. Mullen in 1998. The income from the fund shall be used to award academic scholarships to needy and worthy students who maintain an appropriate scholastic average.
Kathryn Melvin Sexton Endowment
The late Kathryn Melvin Sexton, 1923 alumna and member of the Board of Trustees, established an endowment for the instructional program in science. The College, in consultation with members of Mrs. Sexton's family, named the endowment in her honor.
Naomi Dickens Shaw Endowment for Faculty Teaching Excellence
The Reverend and Mrs. Caswell Shaw established an endowment in memory of Mr. Shaw's mother, the late Naomi Dickens Shaw, Class of 1928. The fund provides an annual award to a member of the faculty who demonstrates teaching excellence.
William "Wimpy" F. Shelton Faculty Development Fund
This faculty professional development endowment fund was established in memory of William "Wimpy" F. Shelton, a 1935 graduate of Louisburg College. The fund gives faculty members an opportunity to apply for special annual grants for additional study relating to their Louisburg College teaching responsibilities. Preference is given to faculty who teach business courses, given Shelton's identification with that academic program.
Daisy Brantley Starnes Endowment Fund for the Educational Program in Music
Because of his mother's interest in music, and as an expression of how much the Louisburg College music program meant to him as a student, S. Judge Starnes, Jr., established this endowment fund to honor the memory of his mother, Daisy Brantley Starnes. Proceeds from this endowment are used to support the music program.
Virginia Owens Mitchell Watkins Endowment
William L. Mitchell of Oxford established an endowment to strengthen the educational program at Louisburg College in memory of his mother, Virginia Owens Mitchell Watkins.
For general financial aid questions or for information on the Federal Work Study program, contact:
Jackie Ayscue, Federal Work Study Coordinator/Administrative Assistant
800.775.0208 or 919.497.3307