Financial Aid Endowment Funds

NAMED FINANCIAL AID ENDOWMENT FUNDS


The Abramson Family Foundation Community Scholar Endowment Fund was established in 1996 by Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Abramson as part of the Community Scholars Program.

The William Stephen Allen '30 Scholars Fund was established in 1985 by the Estate of William Stephen Allen to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Alumni Fund was established in 1984 by the Alumni Society to provide financial assistance for the qualified child or grandchild of an alumnus or alumna.

The T. Wistar Brown Minority Scholars Fund was established in 1984 by Dr. and Mrs. T. Wistar Brown to provide financial assistance for qualified minority students at Germantown Academy.

The Carol Buckley 1760 Fund was established in 1993 by the Friends of Carol Buckley and is awarded to a current GA student in good standing in the junior class.  The student in their senior year must show outstanding contributions to community service, be a positive influence and leader, demonstrate school spirit and good academic work.

The J. Ebert Butterworth '12 Memorial Fund was established in 1995 by the Estate of J. Ebert Butterworth to support the Alumni Fund and its provision of financial assistance for the qualified child or grandchild of an alumnus or alumna.

The William P. Carey Fund was established to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Roy R. Coffin '15 Memorial Fund was established in 1983 by the Estate of Roy R. Coffin to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Connelly Foundation Community Scholar Endowment Fund was established in 1996 as part of the Community Scholars Program.

The E. Cookman Memorial Fund was established in 1978 by the Estate of Earl C. Cookman to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Bernard Dallas '61 Fund was established in 1977 by the Friends of Bernie Dallas to provide financial assistance  with preference for qualified students demonstrating excellence in athletics.

The Louis Deitz '09 Arts Fund was established in 1983 by Louis Dietz to provide financial assistance with preference for qualified students demonstrating excellence in the arts.The Bayard C. Dickenson Fund was established in 1978 by the Estate of Bayard C. Dickenson to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Charles J. Devlin Jr. '60 Fund was established in 1982 by Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Devlin, Sr.  to provide financial assistance  with preference for qualified students demonstrating excellence in athletics.

The Aid For Educational Enrichment Fund was established to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The James E. Farwell 1760 Memorial Scholar Fund was established in 1981 by the GA Mothers Committee to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The E.E. Ford Community Scholar Endowment Fund was established in 1996 by the E. E. Ford Foundation as part of the Community Scholars Program.

The Bernard Freedman Fund was established in 1985 to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Gatter Foundation Fund was established in 1983 by L. Gene Gatter '46 to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The A. Richard Gerber Fund was established in 1985 by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gerber to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The F. Otto Haas Community Scholar Endowment Fund was established in 1996 by Mrs. Carol Haas as part of the Community Scholars Program.

The Class of 1957 - Harwi Financial Aid Fund was established in 1981/2008 by Mr. David Harwi '62 and the Class of 1957 and provides financial assistance with preference to qualified students demonstrating perseverance in math and physics.

The HearstEndowed Community Scholar Endowment Fund was established in 1996 by the Hearst Foundation as part of the Community Scholars Program.

The Dr. J. Hedges Fund was established to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Stanley O. Hoerr Memorial Fund was established in 1980 by the Friends of Stan Hoerr to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Honickman Community Scholar Endowment Fund was established in 1997 by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Honickman as part of the Community Scholars Program.

The Christopher J. Hovsepian '80 Memorial Scholar Fund was established in 1983 by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hovsepian to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Herman R. Hutchinson '33 Financial Aid Fund was established in 2006 by Herman Hutchinson '33 and the Barra Foundation and is awarded to a 9th grader every two years.  The recipient maintains the award through Upper School provided that they remain in good academic standing.

The Alfred Laupheimer, Sr. '17 Memorial Fund was established in 1982 to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Walter B. McKinney, Jr. Fund was established by Walter B. McKinney in 1971 and recognizes students of strong character, with leadership potential.

The McNeil Scholars Fund was established in 1977 by Robert L. McNeil, Jr. '32 and is awarded for high scholastic performance, aptitude for extracurricular activities and potential for good citizenship.

The Carl Middendorf '14 Fund was established in 2004 to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Frank C. Nicholas Fund was established in 1980 by Frank C. Nicholas to provide financial assistance  with preference for qualified students demonstrating excellence in swimming.

The Olitsky Family Scholars Fund was established in 1999 by Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Olitsky '83 to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The P.O.S.H. Fund was established in 1987 by Bruce Keller '81 to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Probert Arts Fund was established  by the Friends of Edwin N. Probert 1760 to provide financial assistance with preference for qualified students demonstrating excellence in the arts.

The Henry Rohner '44 Fund was established to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Sheppard Scholars Fund was established in 1986 by Mr. and Mrs. Winston Sheppard to provide financial assistance for the qualified child of an alumnus or alumna.

The Richard W. Shoulberg 1760 Fund was established in 1992 to provide financial assistance  with preference for qualified students demonstrating distinct academic and swimming ability.

The Wayne R. Smith '68 Fund was established in 1984 by Eldon L. Smith, Jr. to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Thatcher Athletic Fund was established in 1984 by Richard Thatcher, Jr. 1760 to provide financial assistance  with preference for qualified students demonstrating excellence in athletics.

The George C. Thomas Fund was established to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The Jack Turner '56 Endowment Fund was established by The Turner Family to provide financial assistance  with preference for qualified students demonstrating excellence in athletics.

The Updyke Family Fund was established in 1989 by the Randolph Updyke family to provide financial assistance for qualified minority students at Germantown Academy.

The U.U. Scholar Fund was established in 1996 and is awarded to Upper School girls who will help the Academy meet its mission of graduating students who become good citizens and leaders.

The Whittaker Harms Fund was established in 1995 by Mr. and Mrs. John K. Whittaker 1760 to provide financial assistance  with preference for qualified students demonstrating excellence in athletics.

The Alvin Williams '93 Scholar Fund was established by Alvin Williams, Sr. to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

The J. Morris Wistar Fund was established to provide financial assistance for students at Germantown Academy.

Did'GA'know……?

  • GA has kept tuition at or below that of our fellow Inter-Ac schools
  • GA maintains a need blind admission process
  • $5 million each year is allocated to financial aid at GA
  • Out of approximately 1100 students in GA’s student body, about 300 receive some amount of tuition assistance
  • There has been a 90% increase in families receiving aid in the last 3 years, tripling the amount of distributed aid
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You Can Participate!

To contribute to GA's Financial Aid Endowment program, please contact Martin Dean, Associate Director of Institutional Advancement, at 267.405.7458 or