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NDOWED

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CHOLARSHIPS AND

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RANTS

Drs. Robert and Dorothy Barnes Endowed Scholarship

Faculty members at Hardin-Simmons University since 1977, Drs. Robert and Dorothy Barnes

endowed this scholarship fund in 1983 for graduate students in counseling and human

development. An alumnus of HSU, Dr. Robert Barnes has served as chairman of the HSU

Department of Counseling and Human Development since 1980. Selection of recipients will be

made by the chairman of the HSU Department of Counseling and Human Development on the

basis of dedication to the counseling profession and potential for contributing to the discipline of

psychological counseling as a healing art.

Conn Bentley Memorial Grant

This grant was endowed in 1974 by Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Bentley in memory of their sons.

Postgraduates, graduate students, and undergraduates are eligible. The recipient will be selected

by the dean of the Irvin School of Education on the basis of a definite commitment to certification

in the field of gifted and talented education and a need for financial aid.

J. M. Cunningham Endowed Ministerial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1988 by J. M. “Buck” Cunningham of Lubbock, Texas.

Recipients will be juniors, seniors, or graduate students from the First Baptist Church of Lubbock

who are preparing for a preaching ministry. Recipients shall be chosen by the director of financial

aid, the dean of the Logsdon School of Theology, and two elected members of First Baptist Church

of Lubbock.

Dehnel Endowed Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was given in 1986 by Raymond and Novella Dehnel of McCamey,

Texas, in memory of Ruby Atwood (X24) a longtime Lubbock high school teacher, and Blonnye

Foreman, a Southern Baptist aviation missionary to Brazil. The recipient should be a graduate

student seeking at least a minor in psychology. Selection will be made by the Financial Aid Office

in consultation with dean of graduate studies and the faculty of the HSU Psychology Department.

Danna Dillingham Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Danna Dillingham was graduated posthumously from Hardin-Simmons University in 1989 with a

Bachelor of Education degree. It was her intention to enter HSU’s graduate program in counseling.

Following her untimely death in April 1989, Drs. Robert and Dorothy Barnes, along with Danna’s

family and friends, established this scholarship in her memory. It will be awarded annually to

graduate students in counseling and human development. Selection will be made by the chairman

of the HSU Department of Counseling and Human Development. Eligibility criteria include

academic excellence and dedication to the counseling profession.

Drs. Bedford and Oneta Furr Endowed Scholarship

Established by Drs. Bedford and Oneta Furr in 1986 “in profound gratitude to God for His

manifold blessing,” this scholarship will provide financial support for worthy graduate students

majoring in counseling and human development. Selection of recipients will be made by the

chairman of the HSU Department of Counseling and Human Development.

Dr. and Mrs. O. E. Harper Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1982 by Dr. and Mrs. O. E. Harper of Abilene, Texas. Proceeds

from the fund will provide financial support for worthy graduate students majoring in counseling

and human development. Recipients shall be selected by the chairman of the HSU Department of

Counseling and Human Development. Dr. Harper, who died in 1989, was a native of Mississippi

and a prominent Abilene physician until his retirement in 1980. Mrs. Harper was a member of the