Thanks to the generosity of a group of LARP alums, both recent and many that graduated decades ago, the department will have a new scholarship fund to support future students in the program. The Frank A. Waugh Alumni Board Support fund was created by a gift from past and current members of the Alumni Advisory Board and other generous alums.
The purpose of the Fund is to provide ongoing support for the next generation of LARP students. It will provide support for LARP students that can be used for tuition and fee expenses, travel to academic and professional conferences or to provide necessary technology to enhance student experiences. The annual award winner(s) will be determined by the LARP scholarship committee, in conjunction with the Department Head.
Over the many years of their existence, the Waugh Alumni Board had raised funds through contributions from LARP alumni. Recently the board voted to contribute the money to an endowment fund that could be used to support a variety of student needs and will provide that support in perpetuity.
The Waugh Board donation was $17,551.22 (as you can see in the ‘Big Check’ photo). That gift and others have put the total in the fund at just over $20,000.00, but before the fund can become an endowment able to generate revenue and provide perpetual support for students, it must reach $25,000. Less than $5,000.00 left to go! Please consider a contribution today!
Thanks to all members of the past and to the current members of the Waugh Alumni Board for making this fund possible.