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ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

ANONYMOUSLY ENDOWED FUND FOR SCHOLARSHIPS
Established by a family who wishes to remain anonymous, this endowment provides funds to students with demonstrated financial need and the potential for outstanding academic achievement.

ANONYMOUSLY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by a Berkeley family, this scholarship supports a full-tuition scholarship to benefit a Lower, Middle, or Upper Division student who demonstrates financial need as well as potential for academic achievement.

THE AVERY FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by Suzanne and Paul Avery to give a student, who otherwise would not be able to attend Berkeley, the opportunity to benefit from the Berkeley experience.

THE BALDWIN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Bryan Baldwin ’73 established this scholarship fund for students who demonstrate financial need and academic promise, with a preference for minority students.

BERKELEY OPEN ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Berkeley alumni, the Berkeley Open is the annual golf tournament fundraiser that has become a school favorite, selling out quickly each year. The financial support from this event has made the Berkeley Open Scholarship a reality. Since this scholarship reached full endowment status, all funds from the event now support the Endowed Alumni Scholarship Fund.

THE CHARLES COURTNEY MILLS ’88 SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of Charles Courtney Mills, Class of 1988, by John Mills, Sr., this endowed partial scholarship is awarded to a qualified student with demonstrated financial need who will benefit from the Berkeley experience.

THE E.C. SMITH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established in 2000 in honor of founding faculty member E.C. Smith by one of his former students. Funds are awarded to an Upper Division student with demonstrated financial need and the potential for outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and an appreciation for and participation in the arts.

THE ELAINE NEWMAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by her family, this scholarship honors Elaine Newman in perpetuity for her many contributions and dedication to Berkeley as a parent and grandparent.

THE ENDOWED ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Berkeley’s alumni were one of the first groups to recognize the need for scholarships and thus established this endowed fund. It now provides four full scholarships to students with demonstrated financial need. Recipients must demonstrate the potential for outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and participation in and contributions to extracurricular pursuits.

FORD ALUMNI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by a grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation, which was matched by contributions from Berkeley alumni, this scholarship is awarded to an Upper Division student with demonstrated financial need and the potential for outstanding academic achievement.

THE HAPPEL FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Mike Happel ’81 and Paul Happel ’82 established this endowment in gratitude for the doors of opportunity Berkeley opened for them, and it will open Berkeley’s doors to qualified students who otherwise would not be able to attend our school.

IGLEHART FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Created in memory of Barbara K. Mueller, a special grandmother, this partial scholarship provides funds for a student that has demonstrated academic ability, desire, and financial need.

THE JOSEPH A. MERLUZZI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Named in honor of Joseph A. Merluzzi and his years of dedicated service to all Berkeley students as Headmaster from 1987–2011. Funded by Parents’ Club activities, this endowment currently provides scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need who have the potential for outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and participation in and contributions to extracurricular pursuits.

THE LESLIE FROST SABLE ’87 SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by members of the Class of 1987 in memory of their classmate, Leslie. This partial-tuition scholarship is awarded to an Upper Division student with demonstrated financial need and the potential for outstanding academic achievement.

MAJUMDAR FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Majumdar family, this scholarship gives a student, who otherwise would not be able to attend Berkeley, the opportunity to benefit from the Berkeley experience. This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and academic promise.

THE MURRAY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Murray family, this partial-tuition scholarship is awarded to a qualified student with demonstrated financial need who will benefit from the Berkeley experience.

THE ROSS BROWN ’75 SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of Ross Newcomb Brown, Class of 1975, by his family, this partial scholarship is awarded to a Middle or Upper Division student who demonstrates the potential for outstanding achievement and continues high achievement in science.

THE ROTHMAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by the Bob Rothman family to give students, who otherwise would not be able to attend Berkeley, the opportunity to benefit from the Berkeley experience.

STUDENTS HELPING STUDENTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established in 1987 by Berkeley students, funds from this endowment are made available for unforeseen expenses by students of demonstrated financial need.

ADDITIONAL ENDOWED FUNDS

ANONYMOUSLY ENDOWED FUND Established by a family who wishes to remain anonymous, this endowment provides unrestricted funds to be used as needed at Berkeley.

ANONYMOUSLY ENDOWED FUND
Established by a family who wishes to remain anonymous, this endowment provides unrestricted funds to be used as needed at Berkeley.

ANONYMOUSLY ENDOWED FUND FOR THE BERKELEY ACADEMY
Established in honor of founding Director of the Berkeley Academy, Kim Graham Lawless, to support the Berkeley Academy in perpetuity, this fund honors the commitment Berkeley has made to the scholars who attend this signature service program to stop summer learning loss and help students achieve their dream of going to college.

ANONYMOUSLY ENDOWED FUND  FOR FACULTY BENEFITS
Established by a family who wishes to remain anonymous, this endowment provides funds to enhance faculty benefits.

THE AVERY FAMILY ENDOWMENT FOR FACULTY BENEFITS
Established by Suzanne and Paul Avery in appreciation of Berkeley’s teachers, this endowment provides funds to enhance faculty benefits.

THE BENEDICT FOUNDATION ENDOWMENT
Established by a grant from the Benedict Foundation, this endowment provides a public speaking course for Upper  Division students.

THE CANTONIS FAMILY ENDOWMENT
Established by the Michael G. Cantonis family, this endowment provides unrestricted funds to be used as needed at Berkeley.

CANTONIS POOL ENDOWMENT
Established by donors to the Michael G. Cantonis Pool, this endowment provides for the operation and maintenance of  the pool.

THE JEAN ANN CONE LIBRARY ENDOWMENT
Established in memory of Jean Ann Cone, this endowment enhances the Jean Ann Cone Library in perpetuity.

THE DOYLE FAMILY ENDOWMENT
Established by Roz and Dan Doyle, this endowment provides unrestricted funds to be used as needed at Berkeley.

E.E. FORD FOUNDATION FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FUND
Established by a grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation, this fund provides professional and personal development opportunities for our Upper Division faculty.

THE FRANZBLAU FAMILY ENDOWMENT FOR FACULTY VALUE
Established by the Franzblau family, this endowment provides funds to enhance faculty benefits.

THE GRAHAM FAMILY ENDOWMENT FOR THE BERKELEY ACADEMY
Established by Betsy and Drew Graham to support the Berkeley Academy in perpetuity, this fund honors the commitment Berkeley has made to the scholars who attend this signature service program to stop summer learning loss and help students achieve their dream of going to college.

THE HOLLINGSWORTH FAMILY ENDOWMENT
Established in honor of Ivy and Max Hollingsworth by their children, Jim Hollingsworth ’66 and Holly O’Malley, this endowment provides unrestricted funds to ensure the long-term security of the school they helped found.

THE HUNT FAMILY ENDOWMENT
Established by Hamilton Hunt ’77 and Margo Hunt, this endowment provides unrestricted funds to be used as needed at Berkeley.

THE LOPARCO FAMILY ENDOWMENT FOR THE BERKELEY ACADEMY
Established by Marcela and Michael Loparco to support the Berkeley Academy in perpetuity, this fund honors the commitment Berkeley has made to the scholars who attend this signature service program to stop summer learning loss and help students achieve their dream of going to college.

LYKES CENTER FOR THE ARTS ENDOWMENT
Established by the Take-A-Seat Campaign donors, this endowment allows Berkeley to operate and maintain the Lykes Center for the Arts.

THE MAJUMDAR FAMILY ENDOWMENT FOR THE BERKELEY ACADEMY
Established by Sareet Majumdar ’81 and Rajjina Majumdar to support the Berkeley Academy in perpetuity, this fund honors the commitment Berkeley has made to the scholars who attend this signature service program to stop summer learning loss and help students achieve their dream of going to college.

OSTERWEIL FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FUND
Established by Leslie and John Osterweil, this fund provides professional and personal development opportunities for our faculty.

PARENTS’ CLUB FACULTY BENEFITS ENDOWMENT
Established by the Parents’ Club and funded by their activities, this endowment honors Berkeley’s teachers and provides funds to enhance their benefits.

THE TOM PEPIN FAMILY ENDOWMENT  FOR FACULTY
Established by the Tom Pepin family, this endowment provides funds to enhance faculty benefits.

FRANCI GOLMAN RUDOLPH LECTURE SERIES
The Franci Golman Rudolph Lecture Series honors Franci’s dedication to the students of Berkeley. This lecture series perpetuates her passion for learning and education by bringing guest speakers who contribute to the school’s mission.

THE SCHAFFEL FAMILY ENDOWMENT FOR FACULTY
Established by the Marty Schaffel family, this endowment provides funds to enhance faculty benefits.

THE STEINBRENNER STUDENT CENTER ENDOWMENT
Established by the George Steinbrenner family, this endowment allows Berkeley to operate and maintain the Steinbrenner  Student Center.

THE TURNER FAMILY ENDOWED FUND
Established by the J. Arthur Turner III ’69 family, this endowment provides unrestricted funds to be used as needed at Berkeley.

VISITING SCHOLAR CHAIR
Established by a family who wishes to remain anonymous, this endowment annually brings visiting scholars in various disciplines to Berkeley to enhance the academic and co-curricular programs.

THE WOOLEY FAMILY ENDOWMENT  FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE
Established by the Jeff Wooley family, this endowment provides funds to enhance faculty benefits.

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY SERVICE SCHOLAR AWARD
Established to celebrate Berkeley’s first day of school, the 50th Anniversary Service Scholar Award recognizes the student who exemplifies, in an extraordinary way, the essential values of Berkeley Preparatory School: academic excellence, discipline, diligence, integrity, and an awareness of and concern for his/her community and the world beyond.

THE 1966 FUND
An endowed fund established by one of Berkeley’s original classes in honor of all of its members and in support of the Alumni Scholarship Fund and the 50th Anniversary Service Scholar Award.
Founded in 1960, Berkeley is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory day school located in Tampa, FL, for boys and girls in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12. Approximately 1,380 students gather here from the greater Tampa Bay area to form ONE Berkeley.