Scholarships for active duty, veterans, and spouses are funded by generous donations from corporations, individuals, and strategic partners.
HOWARD LEVIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The Howard Levin Scholarship Fund was started in memory of Howard Levin. Crown Clothing Company, founded by Howard’s grandfather and father in 1940, manufactured civilian sports coats and suit jackets. In 1987, when the manufacture of civilian clothing was transitioning overseas Howard bid on Crown Clothing's first military contract and received the award for Army dress coats. Crown Clothing has since then been manufacturing dress coats for the military. The Marine Corps dress blues and greens have been the mainstay for Crown Clothing since 1989.
MARIGOLD N. SAUNDERS Endowed 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 Endowed scholarship
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.