Evolving Admission Landscape
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Takeaways from the Virginia law
Lighting the Way
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$2.5 million scholarship and applied learning gift will open doors for Pell Grant-eligible students from outside Virginia
$3M in New Gifts Accelerates Momentum for W&M Athletics’ All In Campaign
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Recent gifts from several devoted William & Mary alumni are helping the university take a momentous leap forward as the All In campaign for W&M Athletics nears its finish line at the end of 2023.
New Scholarship Honors Adrienne Vaughan ’00
Alumni Focus
Alumna’s widower and friends partnered in establishing a fund to provide need-based support for students from the Portsmouth, Virginia, region.
Lighting the Way for Out-of-State Students
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A $2.5-million scholarship and applied learning gift will open doors for Pell Grant-eligible students from outside Virginia.
Remembering Robert Wone ’96
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Scholarship honors alumnus’ memory by funding the kinds of research and initiatives that were close to his heart
Traveling the Way
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An alumni family has established a study abroad scholarship to encourage William & Mary students to explore Spain’s Camino de Santiago.
Gaining Experience
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Leadership gifts expand internship and applied learning opportunities
Buzzer Beater
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"All In" is more than a landmark campaign for W&M Athletics, it's a life-changing opportunity
The Gift of Education
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Through their estates, Joan Showalter ’55 and Karen Beldegreen HON ’06 provided a $14.4 million bequest to establish four new graduate and undergraduate scholarships at the business school and expand the existing Lura Dixon Showalter Merit MBA Fellowship
Students from Brunswick and Charlotte counties receive Beales scholarships at William & Mary
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Jacky Zhu ’26 received the Harriett Pittard Beales Scholarship and Nora Poling ’26 is the Walter R. Beales, III ’66 Scholarship recipient. Both were chosen based on academic performance, extracurricular community activities and service, outstanding character and other personal achievements.
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A Journey of Reckoning and Discovery
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Witney Schneidman’s path to establishing the Lemon Scholarship Endowment
Cultivating Leaders
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New study-abroad scholarship at William & Mary honors Gen. Colin Powell
2021 Commencement: Jonathan Diaz-Ramos '21 & Vanessa Guzman '21
Vanessa Guzman ’21 and Jonathan Diaz-Ramos ’21 came to W&M with the unique challenges most first-generation students face – a lack of knowledge and guidance about the college experience along with worries about fitting in on campus that can induce feelings of isolation and loneliness.
Moesha Parsons '20: Past to Present
When Moesha Parsons ’20 received her acceptance to William & Mary in the spring of 2016, she couldn’t believe her eyes — she had received a full scholarship. Now, four years later, Parsons is celebrating another dream come true — graduating with her Tribe family and obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree. Parsons looks back over her journey from wide-eyed freshman, eager to take everything in, to self-confident, accomplished graduate.
A Knight Returns to W&M
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Basketball standout Nathan Knight ’20 plays his final W&M season
A Lasting Impact
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Gerald L. Tuttle Jr. Scholarship Endowment celebrates its 10th anniversary
Patrick Flaherty’s commitment to public health lives on
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The family of Patrick Flaherty ’92 remembers him for his great smile and the way he brought people together. Now they are creating a way for more people to remember him.
Affording Opportunity: W&M community honors the late Carroll F.S. Hardy HON '12 with namesake scholarship
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“I believe that the upward mobility of black Americans depends on education. I will not let students have an excuse for failure.” – The late Carroll F.S. Hardy HON ’12
Affording Opportunity: A story of survival and the power of scholarships
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When violence spilled into their hometown in Chihuahua, Mexico, Evan King '17 and his mom knew they had to leave.
Transformative Potential of Football
From William & Mary to the world: Will Smith '14 chronicles his journey that started with a “Politics in Africa” course at W&M and eventually led to the establishment of the LEAD Monrovia Football Academy in Liberia.
Vicki Harrington M.B.A. '21
In times like these, inspirational stories like Vicki’s offer a great opportunity to reflect on the importance of scholarships and the ripple effect they can have, creating connections and building resilience across our campus and the Williamsburg community.
2023 Commencement
Check out these highlights of 2023 Commencement featuring Abdimalik “Abdi” Hassan ’23 and Patton Oswalt '91, D.A. '93.
2022 Commencement: Sumié Yotsukura ’22
Sumié Yotsukura '22 is a Theatre and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies double major. Her story of accomplishment is one of so many from students across campus who benefit from your scholarship support.