OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

OSU FOUNDATION AWARDS MORE THAN $100,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

06/08/2001

CORVALLIS - More than $100,000 in scholarship awards for the 2001-2002 academic year have been announced by the Oregon State University Foundation Scholarship Awards Committee.

The scholarships will aid more than 35 students from throughout the country. The OSU Foundation scholarship program consists of several different scholarship funds established by individuals, firms, or organizations to assist students attending OSU.

Incorporated in 1947, the OSU Foundation is a private, non-profit corporation that works to aid and promote excellence in educational, research, and charitable activities at OSU by seeking, receiving, and administering private gifts for the benefit of the university.

Scholarship winners from Oregon include:

  • CENTRAL POINT: Kimberly Noyes, sophomore, in animal sciences - pre-veterinary medicine, $2,000 Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith Scholarship, funded by the Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith estate.
  • CHILOQUIN: Gabriann Hall, master's candidate in interdisciplinary studies, $6,000 Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith Scholarship, established by the Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith estate. 
  • CORVALLIS: Meng-Yin Chen, doctoral candidate in counseling, $7,500 Joel Friend Scholarship, established by estate of Joel Friend; Leisa Hall, junior in business, $4,000 Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith Scholarship, established by the Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith estate; Fabio Hirata, junior in computer science, $1,000 James and Nancy Johnson Scholarship, established by Portland residents, James B. and Nancy Johnson; Triporn Wattananat, master's candidate in pharmacy, $7,500 Joel Friend Scholarship; Yuan Zhang, doctoral candidate in chemistry, $1,000 Lucy Hsu Ho Scholarship.
  • IRRIGON: Samantha Henry, sophomore in pre-nursing, $1,000 Margaret Dowell-Gravatt Scholarship, established by Arthur E. Gravatt and Margaret Dowell-Gravatt. 
  • KEIZER: Jumnit Hong, senior in computer engineering, $2,000 Donald E. Guinn Scholarship, established by Pacific Telesis Foundation in honor of Guinn, chairman emeritus of the company.
  • PORTLAND: Thao Bui (97217), freshman in engineering, $1,000 James and Nancy Johnson Scholarship, established by Portland residents, James B. and Nancy Johnson; May Chan (97213), freshman in computer engineering, $1,000 James and Nancy Johnson Scholarship; Nicolle Klein (97224), freshman, undeclared major, $3,000 Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith Scholarship, established by the Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith estate; Jill Laverdure (97213), junior in interior design, $7,000 Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith Scholarship;Wing Leung (97266), senior in computer engineering, $1,000 Donald E. Guinn Scholarship, established by Pacific Telesis Foundation in honor of Guinn, chairman emeritus of the company; Shane Lopez-Johnston (97213), freshman in education, $3,000 Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith Scholarship; Wing Ng (97215), senior in computer engineering, $3,000 Donald E. Guinn Scholarship; Vipul Patel (97214), junior in business administration, $790 Minority Business Student Association Scholarship, supported by OSU College of Business faculty. 
  • ROSEBURG: Amanda Falske, freshman in elementary education, $3,000 Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith Scholarship, established by the Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith estate.
  • SALEM: Heather Arbuckle, sophomore in science, $1,000 Margaret Dowell-Gravatt Scholarship, established by Arthur E. Gravatt and Margaret Dowell-Gravatt; Jun Ogawa, sophomore in computer engineering, $1,000 James and Nancy Johnson Scholarship, established by Portland residents, James B. and Nancy Johnson. 
  • SHERIDAN: Marjorie LaBonte, master's candidate in environmental sciences, $7,000 Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith Scholarship, established by the Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith estate; Robert Nelson, junior in forestry and resource management, $3,000 William Harrison Gill Memorial Education Scholarship, established by OSU alumna Ruth Gill Hammond in memory of her father, an evangelist missionary. 
  • SILETZ: Alissa Lane, senior in public health-pre-nursing, $5,000 Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith Scholarship, established by the Helen J. and Harold Gilman Smith estate. 
  • TUALATIN: Puiyi Pang, junior in microbiology, $1,000 Margaret Dowell-Gravatt Scholarship, established by Arthur E. Gravatt and Margaret Dowell-Gravatt.