Endowment Funds for Scholarship
Alumni Scholarship Fund
Established by pre-1950s alumni as part of Parker’s 80th anniversary celebration, this fund supports the School’s need-based financial aid program.
Esther Cleaves Fund
Esther Cleaves taught first grade at Parker for two decades. Upon her death in 2004, her estate established an endowment to provide a partial scholarship to a rising 6th grader who adds to the class both socially and academically and demonstrates affection for the School.
Douglas C. Crone Fund
Honoring the former Headmaster of Francis Parker School (1968 – 1986), this fund provides awards for students at all school levels.
Falconer Scholarship Fund
Established in 1998 by the ’97 - ’98 Falconer class in recognition of the opportunities they received at Francis Parker School, and in the hope that such opportunities may be offered to future students in need.
Adele Rice Foster ’23 Scholarship Fund
Established by Adele Rice Foster ’23 with her gift to the Pooled Income Fund.
Owen Christopher Hasler Memorial Fund
Owen’s Fund was established by friends and family to celebrate the potential of young people. This fund was established in 2007 and will provide scholarship support for students at the Lower School.
The Violet Jacobs Scholarship Endowment Fund
Established by Norman Hapke and Valerie Jacobs Hapke and The Jacobs Family Foundation, this scholarship provides a full scholarship for a student whose scholastic achievements, citizenship, and contributions to the School and community have earned this individual the distinction of being a Jacobs Scholar.
Corie Anne Jensen Perregaux '91 Scholarship Fund
Established in 2008 by the family and friends of Corie Jensen and is awarded to a student who best demonstrates service to others and commitment to the community as embodied by Corie.
Henry F. Lippitt, 2nd ‘29 Scholarship Fund
Established in 1994 to honor Henry F. Lippitt, 2nd, an alumnus and former trustee.
The Norman McLean Jr. Memorial Science Scholarship Fund
Established by David ‘81 and Cynthia McLean to provide a partial scholarship award to a promising sophomore or junior who has demonstrated exceptional talent in the study of natural sciencesl.
Ethel Dummer Mintzer Scholarship Fund
Begun in 1993 by Polly Mintzer Vaughan ’44 to honor her mother, the second principal of Francis Parker School. (Teacher, 1918-1922; Principal, 1922-1929; Director, 1929-1938)
Carol Obermeier and Chuck Wineholt Fund
Established by the Wygod family in 2006, the purpose of this award is to honor all Parker employees who make a difference at our school. Each year, ten employees whose children attend Parker will be given a gift of partial tuition assistance.
The Parents’ Association Scholarship Fund
Provides need-based scholarships, enabling students from all economic backgrounds to fully participate in campus life.
Marites Quini ’83 Fund
The Marites Quini Girl of the Year Award is given to an outstanding junior girl in remembrance of this member of the Class of 1983 who died in her senior year at Parker.
Robinson Family Scholarship Fund
Established by Ruth Whitney Robinson ’35 to provide scholarship support.
Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation Scholarship Fund
Established in 1989, this fund provides both merit and need-based scholarship funds at all school levels.
Judi Sinnott Endowed Scholarship and Sinnott Fund
Provides Lower School general scholarship support and supports the Sinnott Merit Award for an outstanding 5th grade student. Established by Audrey Viterbi, Dan Smargon and Aaron Smargon ’07.
Smith Family Academic Achievement Fund
This award was established in 2000 by alumni parent and current grandparent Reggie Smith and her children, Joel ’82 and Rebecca ’80. This partial scholarship is given to a junior who excels in math and science, and demonstrates good citizenship.
Eric Subin ’84 Scholarship Fund
The Eric Subin Scholar-Athlete Award was established in 1989 to recognize an outstanding Parker junior in memory of an exceptional student leader.
Irene F. Thuli Scholarship Fund
Established in the 1970s by Henry F. Lippitt, 2nd ’29, this scholarship is a tribute to his former teacher. (Teacher, 1922-1929; Principal, 1930-1950)
Unrestricted Scholarship Fund
This general scholarship endowment provides funds for merit and need-based scholarships for students in all three divisions.
Jorge Walther-Meade Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 1988 to honor a former board member, this fund awards a partial scholarship to an outstanding junior.