The scholarship is awarded on a yearly basis to 12 qualifying students across the country, this year the scholarships totaled $36,000 and the students were each awarded $3,000 each.
The Nancy Morse Evans Leadership Award was created in 2017 through the generosity of Nancy Morse Evans, Class of 1970. This award recognizes one occupational therapy, physical therapy, and RN to BSN graduating student who demonstrate academic excellence, clinical distinction, and a record of service and leadership while in their program. The award includes scholarship funds as well as recognition on a special plaque housed at Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences.
Mary Baldwin University Student Earns Mary Keith Fitzroy Award at Mary Baldwin University's 175th Commencement
This award recognizes high academic standing and exceptional leadership and citizenship.
Awarded to a Baldwin Online and Adult Program student for his or her academic achievements, service to the university, and service to their community.
Awarded through the Mary Baldwin University Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagment.
This award is given to students in the health care administration program.
Awarded to an outstanding student in the Mary Baldwin sociology department.
Awarded to the most outstanding student in the physics department at Mary Baldwin University.
The Margarett Kable Russell Award is given in memory of Margarett Kable Russell, editor of the 1902 Bluestocking and the first woman member of the Mary Baldwin Board of Trustees. The award is presented annually by the Mary Baldwin Alumnae/i Association and the Board of Trustees. The recipient, selected by a vote of the faculty, is a rising senior outstanding in academic achievement, character, and service. The person honored is known as the Russell Scholar and works on a special research project in her field. A paper written on the research is bound and kept on permanent file in the university library. The award includes funds for a research project designed by the student with a faculty advisor.
This award acknowledges the outstanding work, accomplishments, and growth of a selected art history major and a studio art major. It also signifies the capacity of the recipients to carry forward a high level of quality within her studio practice and/or art history scholarship beyond Mary Baldwin University.
Two Pre-Ministry Carpenter Awards of $2500 each are awarded annually to Ministry minors and/or Religion majors or minors who demonstrate an overall commitment to a post-graduate career or life-long avocation of ministry. Both scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and financial need. All students engaged in the Carpenter Preparation for Ministry program are invited to express interest in these awards. Philosophy and Religion faculty, working with representatives of the financial aid office, and the registrar's office, collect the pertinent information necessary to make appropriate decisions. Decisions as to scholarship winners are made late in the spring semester of each academic year.
Mary Baldwin University student awarded Amy M. Rupe Award for Excellence in Asian Studies.
The award was established by classmates of Alice McCaa, a 1976 Mary Baldwin University Biology major whose early death from cancer led to her fellow students establishing the annual award as a memorial to her.
This award is based on grade point average and faculty recommendation for a Baldwin Online and Adult Degree Program student.
Professor Gordon Hammock was a deeply loved and well-respected member of the business faculty who passed away a number of years ago. One of his greatest gifts was his ability to mentor students. To honor him, the college created an endowed fund that carries a cash award for the recipient. The student who receives this award "exemplifies Gordon's focus on teaching and mentoring students to be ethical leaders in business."
The Outstanding Business Student award is given to the student that best exemplifies the effective practices in today's world with special focus on "business for a sustainable future." Mary Baldwin business students look at the triple bottom line - achieving benefits that are economic, social, and environmental. With a strong foundation that includes marketing, management, finance, and economics, students will learn first-hand how successful business practices are enhanced with responsible, ethical, and sustainable decisions. The award winners exhibit these practices in and out of the classroom.
This annual award is presented to an African-American senior for distinguished achievement in scholarship, devoted service to the community, and beyond the Mary Baldwin campus and incomparable active support and affirmation of diversity in the sisterhood promoted by Mary Baldwin.