When Charles McKnight Murdock recently made a gift to augment the Charles McKnight and Kenneth Crampton Memorial Scholarship, he wrote a new page in a family history that first became intertwined with Princeton's nearly 100 years ago.
Scholarships and Fellowships
A substantial bequest from industrialist and philanthropist William S. Dietrich II, a member of Princeton’s Class of 1960, will endow the University’s Economic Theory Center, which has been renamed in his honor.
Fifty years ago, in a small high school in Rock Hill, South Carolina, an English teacher encouraged a talented student to apply to Princeton. Now that student, Sadler Poe ’67, has created the William Boyce White Jr. Scholarship Fund, to honor the teacher who set him on his path.
Princeton’s Graduate School has been attracting some of the world’s most promising scholars for more than 100 years. These talented students collaborate with the University’s distinguished faculty, produce their own original scholarship, and teach undergraduates, all in preparation for taking their place in the classrooms, laboratories, boardrooms, and government halls of tomorrow.
Princeton's pioneering financial aid program allows students from all backgrounds and from all around the world to pursue their aspirations without being encumbered by debt.
Though Walker McKinney ’50 majored in economics, he loved the life sciences and made several outright gifts to Princeton in these areas. Like Holmes, he also established a charitable remainder trust.
The Allen R. Adler Scholarship, established in 1996, supports a given student for all four college years. Currently there is an Adler Scholar in each of the undergraduate classes on campus.
Walter G. Lee ’01, a software engineer at Google, is creating the Jan and Susanna Lee P01 Scholarship Fund, honoring his parents.
Several recent Princeton graduates have been honored with national, international, and University-sponsored awards. The generosity of donors made their Princeton experiences possible and helped pave the way for post-graduate pursuits.