Foundation Donor & Student Profiles

Donors Timothy and Linda Gleeson

Gleeson Scholarship Fund

Gleeson Scholarship Fund Timothy and Linda Gleeson, of La Grande, established a fund that will provide two or more students with a minimum $1,000 renewable award each year beginning in 2015-16. “We want to make an immediate impact in the higher educational lives of students,” said the Gleesons, who created the scholarship in part due […]

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Edna and Frank Paris Memorial Scholarship

Edna and Frank Paris Memorial Scholarship Carol and Doug Campbell are showing their support for music programs at EOU with a recent additional contribution to a scholarship Carol first established in 1998 in memory of her late mother and father, Edna and Frank Paris, who were enthusiastic advocates for the arts. Carol and Doug both have […]

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Jean McKenzie Scholarship

Jean McKenzie Scholarship “I am a junior at EOU, studying English with an emphasis in writing. My ultimate career goal is to be able to write for literary or outdoor magazines from anywhere in the world. Growing up with seven siblings, my parents tried their best to make education important in our home. They helped me […]

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Charles and Rhoda Chollet Endowment

Charles and Rhoda Chollet Endowment In life, Charles and Rhoda Chollet carried such zeal for education that the couple wanted to continue making a difference even after they were gone. That’s why the Chollet’s set aside $934,000 to establish an endowed scholarship fund for students in need at their alma mater. Their posthumous estate gift is […]

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Irma Klinghammer Scholarship

Irma Klinghammer Scholarship “As a current master of arts in teaching (MAT) student, I am also a proud Mountaineer alumna. In 2007 I graduated from EOU with a degree in business administration. The opportunity to extend my post-secondary education has been possible because of many amazing people and organizations, including the EOU Foundation. The MAT […]

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Don and Zola Dunbar Scholarship

Don and Zola Dunbar Scholarship Scholarships and the GI Bill made it possible for Don and Zola Dunbar to attend EOU in the 1940s when it was Eastern Oregon College of Education. Although they left to complete advanced degrees at another university, they remain loyal Mountaineers. Don is a World War II veteran of the […]

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Gerald E. Young Endowment

Gerald E. Young Endowment The formation of the Gerald E. Young Endowed Scholarship Fund signifies the fulfillment of a keen desire to make a difference in the lives of others. It was always Gerald’s (fondly remembered as “Jerry”) dream to set up a scholarship to benefit EOU students. During the more than three decades spent at the […]

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