Endowed Scholarships

Stillman offers the following endowed scholarships to selected students who fall into the scholarship eligibility pool.  The scholarships are awarded based on donor specific criteria, and are awarded during the Annual Honors Day Program.

The Eligah Clark and Irene Pruitt Little Endowed Scholarship was established by Eligah Clark, a 1963 graduate of Stillman, and Ms. Irene Pruitt Little, a 1967 graduate of Stillman, to assist students with a minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average with having a well-rounded experience at Stillman.

The Sarah S. Davis Endowed Scholarship was established in 1996 by the Stillman Board of Trustees in honor and appreciation of Mrs. Sarah Striggles- Davis’ contributions to the good of the College. Awards are made to female students who show excellence in scholarship and commitment to service.  

The Edwards Science Endowed Scholarship was established in October 2000 by former trustee, Dr. Horace B. Edwards and Mrs. Fran Edwards of Topeka, Kansas.  

The George W. Dockery, Jr. Endowed Scholarship was established in 1996 by George W. Dockery, Jr., president of OK Tire Stores in Tuscaloosa.

The Terrell and Unareed Harris Endowed Scholarship was established in 1992 by Dr. Trudier Harris, Class of 1969, and her brother, Peter Harris, in memory of their parents. The award is made to a student majoring in English or Business Administration, who demonstrates leadership on and off the campus.  

The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship was established in 2002 for students in the Harte Honors College who intend to permanently reside in the United States after completion of their studies.

The Helene W. Hibbard Endowed Scholarship was established in 1983 by Gulf States Paper Corporation in honor of Mrs. Helene Warner-Hibbard, a longtime Stillman Trustee and former chairperson of the Board of Trustees. The purpose of the scholarship is to promote the education of deserving students who are enrolled full time at the College. 


The Dr. Herman D. Hughes Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007 in honor of Dr. Herman D. Hughes, a Eutaw, AL native and 1959 graduate of Stillman College.  The scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in mathematics or one of the Physical Sciences, with a minimum GPA of 3.0

The George A. LeMaistre Endowed Scholarship was established in 1983 and is jointly awarded by the First Presbyterian Church of Tuscaloosa and the College. Criteria for the LeMaistre Scholarship include: evidence of good citizenship, high cumulative grade-point average, study in business or pre- law curriculum, Christian background, evidence of leadership and commitment to service, and rising junior or senior status. 


The Fred L. May Endowed Scholarship was established to award deserving students in the Harte Honors College.

The W. James and Willa G. Lowe Endowed Scholarship was established in 1998 by the Lowe family, which is strongly committed to education, civic responsibility, and community service. In addition to junior classification, the Lowe scholarship recipient must have a minimum 3.0 grade- point average, a record that demonstrates good citizenship, a strong commitment to service, and must be a native of Alabama, preferably West Alabama. 


The Morrow Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2011 by Mr. David Morrow and family in honor of Dr. Eddie B. Thomas, Vice President of External Affairs at Stillman and a long- time educator in the Tuscaloosa City School System. The scholarship is awarded to a Business Administration major who demonstrates outstanding leadership and character with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

The Reese Phifer Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship was endowed by the Phifer Wire Company in 1988. It is awarded to an outstanding student from Tuscaloosa County. 


The Francis D. Stillman Leadership Scholarship was established in 2004 in memory of Dr. Charles Allen Stillman. The scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates leadership in service to the community.  

The Armond Thomas, Sr. Endowed Scholarship was established by the Thomas family in memory of Mr. Armond Thomas, Sr., a strong supporter of Stillman College. It is the desire that of Dr. and Mrs. Eddie B. Thomas and his family that the scholarship be awarded to students who are majoring in elementary education and have completed the freshman year with an overall 2.5 or above grade point average. The students must exemplify good character and be enrolled full-time at Stillman. 


The Tuscaloosa Chapter of the Links, Incorporated Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007 and is awarded as a merit or needs-based scholarship.  

The Wayne Presbyterian Church Endowed Scholarship was established in November 2001 by the Wayne Presbyterian Church located in Wayne, Pennsylvania. 


The Eugene and Amanda Webb Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Webb, a former trustee, and successful entrepreneur in New York City with interests in real estate, banking and investments, and his wife. The scholarship is to be presented to two top business majors at the College.

The Betty and Coy Williamson Endowed Scholarship was established in 2011 and is to be awarded to a Business major. Ms. Williamson, a long-serving member of the Stillman Board of Trustees and past Board Chair, and Mr. Williamson are Stillman alumni.

The Cordell and Marie Wynn Fellowship was established in 1986 in honor of the fourth President and First Lady. Wynn scholars must possess good character and leadership traits and evidence scholarship and servant hood. Awards will be part of a total financial-aid package based on need.

The General W. J. Williams Leadership Endowed Scholarship was established in 2015.  The scholarship is awarded to students attending Stillman College from Hale, Green, or Sumter Counties in Alabama.  The intent of the scholarship is to make recipients aware that God has put people in their lives that care about them, and want to assist them in reaching their goals (and pursuing their purpose).  Students must be Business Majors who demonstrate moral character and leadership traits, with strong community involvement qualities.

The Dr. Willie Clyde Jones Endowed Scholarship was established in 2016, in memory of Dr. Willie Clyde Jones (former Dean of Students at Stillman College).  The scholarship is awarded to a deserving Theology and Religious Studies student who demonstrates strong leadership qualities and commitment to service, with a 3.0 GPA.

The Andrew Wade Family Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Andrew Cox Wade Sr. (native of Reform, AL and former member of the Stillman College Board of Trustees).  The scholarship was founded to assist natives of Pickens County, Alabama with the cost of tuition, fees, and books while attending Stillman College.

The Bessie German Endowed Scholarship was established in December 2001 by Elizabeth Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It is given in honor of the late Mrs. Bessie J. German, former church musician and former employee of Stillman College.

The Greentrack Endowed Scholarship Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. was begun in 1988. The scholarship recipient must be a graduate of a Greene County High School.

Hope Foundation for a Better Tomorrow is awarded to a student that is enrolled full time at the College with a minimum 2.5 cumulative Grade Point Average that is Pell Grant eligible with a remaining balance on his/her account. Open to all majors.

Toice and Oreva Davis Legacy Endowment was established to assist students with the cost of tuition and fees and books. Awards are made to students that have unmet financial needs not provided from other sources. Recipients must maintain a minimum of 2.5 Grade Point Average or better and remain in good academic standing in the College of their major if they are continuing candidates

The Mildred Davis-Brown Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2019 by Mr. Nathaniel Davis, in memory of his sister Mildred Davis-Brown.  The scholarship is to be awarded to a student graduating from a Greene County High School, with a 2.5 or higher GPA and have a financial need.  

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Advocates for Black Projects Endowed Scholarship was established by an initiative if the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc. in 2006 as a means to advocate HBCU institutions.