Scholarships for active duty, veterans, and spouses are funded by generous donations from corporations, individuals, and strategic partners.
MARIGOLD N. SAUNDERS SCHOLARSHIP
The Marigold N. Saunders Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to students attending The American College who have demonstrated support and respect for the Constitution and democratic institutions of the United States of America.
HENRY FARMER FUND FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
The Henry Farmer Fund for Professional Education provides scholarships for study at The American College to worthy persons with backgrounds in areas other than insurance, such as government, education, or business, so that the recipients may gain greater insight into the productive role of insurance in American society.
ELBERT HARDY VAUGHN SR. ENDOWED MILITARY SCHOLARSHIP
Donated by E. Hardy Vaughn to honor his father who served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. “He was proud to serve his country and was an advocate for education, so I know he would be pleased and humbled for me to honor him in this way.”
JOHN WALLACE BLUNT ENDOWED MILITARY SCHOLARSHIP
Donated by his son, Chris O. Blunt, ChFC®, CLU®, CAP®. Captain John Wallace Blunt served in the Army Air Corps in WWII. At the age of 24, he was shot down on July 2, 1943 while “flying the hump” (ferrying 2,000 gallons of gasoline over the Himalayas from India into China) into the jungles of Burma. He and his crew walked out, traveling over 225 miles in 15 days, becoming the first crew to safely make it out after being shot down, surviving enemy patrols, headhunters, and rampant dysentery.