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Endowments & Planned Gifts

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New Endowments and Planned Gifts

By supporting scholarships, you create your own personal legacy of giving while helping students better their lives and build their futures.

In fiscal year 2014, Cleveland State University secured more than $10.4 million for scholarships, while the number of endowed scholarships increased from 281 to 301. Thank you to these generous donors who established new endowment funds.


  • Anonymous

    Julia Ella Rene Kunes Endowed Scholarship in Sociology and Criminology
    College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Rebecca A. Bompiedi, BS '84, MS '92

    Rebecca A. Bompiedi On-Campus Residency Endowed Support Fund
    Washkewicz College of Engineering
  • Daniel, matthew and kathryn Cherry

    Diane B. Cherry Award
    College of Sciences and Health Professions
  • Robert Conrad

    Jean Smith Conrad Memorial Scholarship in Theatre
    College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Dr. Judith A. Eckelmeyer

    Dr. Judith A. Eckelmeyer Endowed Graduate Scholarship in Music
    College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Ann N. Ertle

    Michael J. Ertle, Sr. Endowed Scholarship
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Jon F. Gray, JD '86

    Thomas F. Gray, Sr. Endowed Scholarship
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Janice A. Holkenborg

    Janice A. Holkenborg Endowed Scholarship in Music
    College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Thomas E. Hopkins, MA '82, and Family

    Hopkins Family Endowed Scholarship
    College of Sciences and Health Professions
  • Richard A. Janus, MS '77, and Jayne Z. Janus

    Richard A. and Jayne Z. Janus Endowed Scholarship
    College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Konstantinos Family

    Konstantinos Family Endowed Scholarship
    Athletics
  • LaTourette for Congress

    Steven C. LaTourette Graduate Public Interest Fellowship
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • James A. Lowe, JD '72

    Lowe Endowed Scholarship
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Judge Richard M. Markus

    Judge Richard M. Markus Adjunct Faculty Award
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Steven and Dolly Minter

    Steven and Dolly Minter Endowment Fund
    Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
  • Scott Raab, BA '83

    Raab-Brennan Endowed Scholarship in Creative Writing
    College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Marjorie B. Shorrock, MBA '88

    Marjorie B. Shorrock Graduate Fellowship in History
    College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Amy Struble

    William F. and Margarita M. Kerka Endowed Faculty Research Fund
    Washkewicz College of Engineering
  • Bradley T. Upham, BA '96

    Dr. William R. Martin Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Voice
    College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Michael Weinberg

    Andrew Gary Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law