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ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS AND TUTORIALS Distinctive Undergraduate Scholarships

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Distinctive Undergraduate Scholarships
Williams College, through the Office of Financial Aid, administers over three hundred endowed scholarships, all of which are based on demon-
strated need. Students who apply for financial assistance are automatically considered for all these and other endowed scholarships. No separate ap-
plication is required. Limited space prohibits the complete listing of these, but some deserve special mention because of their distinctiveness.
BRONFMAN FAMILY FUND--Established in 1990 as part of the Third Century Campaign for international programs. The family's support
provides financial aid both for students coming to Williams from foreign countries and for students spending part of their undergraduate years overseas.
CLASS OF 1936 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP--Established in 1986 by members of the Class of 1936 and their families and friends as its 50th
Reunion gift to the College. Preference is given to descendents of members of the Class of 1936.
CLASS OF 1957 SCHOLARSHIP--Established in 1982 by the Class of 1957 as its 25th Reunion gift to the College. This award honors several
Juniors and Seniors each year who have successfully combined campus leadership with academic achievement.
POLLY AND WILLARD D. DICKERSON '40 SCHOLARSHIP--Established in 1990 by members of the Class of 1940 on the occasion of their
50th Reunion in honor of Willard D. Dickerson '40, Executive Director of Development Emeritus, and his wife Polly. For 32 years from their home in
Williamstown the Dickersons cared for the College, the Class, and its members with great concern, affection, and pride. Awarded to young men and
women of promise.
MARY AGNES R. AND PETER D. KIERNAN '44 SCHOLARSHIP--Established in 1989 by Fleet Financial Group in memory of Peter D.
Kiernan '44, former chairman and CEO of Fleet/Norstar Financial Group, Inc. The scholarship was further endowed by Peter D. Kiernan III '75, and
his wife Eaddo, in memory of his father and in honor of his mother, Mary Agnes R. Kiernan. Seven scholarships are awarded annually, with preference
given first to Fleet employees and their children or to residents of regions served by Fleet Financial Group (notably New England, New York, and New


Source: Aalberts, Daniel P. - Department of Physics, Williams College


Collections: Physics