Several new funds have been endowed at The University of Findlay:
Earl DeLong, a 1948 Findlay graduate, and Gladys DeLong established two funds in conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values campaign: the DeLong Oiler Promise Scholarship and the Earl W. DeLong ’48 College of Business Visiting Executive Lectureship Endowment.
The DeLong Oiler Promise Scholarship Endowment Fund is an unrestricted endowment used to recruit and retain UF students.
The College of Business Visiting Executive Lectureship Endowment is designed to bring business executives to the University to interact and share their experiences with students, faculty and the Findlay community.
In addition to these funds, two others will provide financial support for students.
In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Fund Drive, the faculty and staff at The University of Findlay James L. Child, Jr. Equestrian Complex established the Hunter/Jumper Scholarship Endowment Fund to encourage students to become hunter/jumper trainers and/or instructors. Recipients must be active as part of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team or Horse Club and must demonstrate good sportsmanship, excellent leadership skills and a strong work ethic toward the betterment of the equine history. Recipients must have a strong passion for horses and have at least a 3.2 GPA.
Also in conjunction with the 125th anniversary of The University of Findlay and to honor his wife, Max Nonnamaker ’51 established the Wm. Max and Barbara Ann Nonnamaker Scholarship Endowment Fund through his estate. Realizing the importance of education and student support, it was the desire of Mr. Nonnamaker that by establishing this fund, he would make a positive impact on the lives of UF students for many generations to come. The recipient of this scholarship shall be a resident of Hancock County, Ohio, enrolled as a full-time student at UF in any major, and have at least a 3.0 GPA.