Elizabeth Baylor Neatrour ’54 and Mary Ellen Stephenson Memorial Scholarship in French:
This scholarship is awarded annually to a rising junior or senior with a declared major in French. The average annual award budget is $4,500. Individual scholarship award amounts may vary. It was established by Charles R. Neatrour, Ed.D. in 2003 to honor the memory of his wife, Dr. Elizabeth Baylor Neatrour ’54, and one of her professors, Dr. Mary Ellen Stephenson. Elizabeth Neatrour taught French at James Madison University for nearly 40 years. Dr. Mary Ellen Stephenson, was associate professor of Spanish at Mary Washington for more than 30 years and was the class sponsor for the Class of 1954.
Fita Rivas in Spanish:
The scholarship is awarded to junior or senior Spanish majors planning to continue their studies in graduate school. Dora R. Timke established this scholarship in 1993 in memory of her sister, Fita Rivas, a professor of Spanish literature at Mary Washington from 1960-1969. The average annual award budget is $1,500. Individual scholarship award amounts may vary.