2013 Scholars and Fellows Announced!
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Posted by: Teri Forsythe
The Chi Psi Educational Trust awards a number of Brothers with undergraduate
scholarships and graduate fellowships. Recognizing excellence in academic
performance, leadership, community service and a number of other areas, these
scholarships and fellowships honor many of Chi Psi’s most influential Brothers
while making new opportunities available for our most exceptional young men. This
year, $73,250 has been awarded to 26Brothers:
Alpha Epsilon Delta Scholarship
As part of
the 2012-2013 Annual Fund Challenge, we award a scholarship in honor of Alpha
Epsilon Delta, the dormant Alpha with the highest per capita giving this year.
Dodson, Γ ’14, studies mathematics education at the University of Mississippi
with a 4.0 GPA. He is an Ole Miss Ambassador, a Phi Theta Kappa Leadership
Council member, Mortar Board Representative and Gamma Colony’s current #2.
Tom Brown Memorial Scholarship
receiving a bequest from the estate of Thomas H. Brown, The Chi Psi Educational
Trust established the Tom Brown Scholarship in 2012. The Brown Scholarship is
awarded to an undergraduate Brother who exhibits strong entrepreneurial spirit
Lubik, P ’14, studies mechanical engineering at Rutgers University with a 3.77
GPA. The current Alpha Rho #1 has previously served the Alpha as Recruitment
Chairman and is active with the Rutgers Dance Marathon, which he served as
Assistant Director of Recruitment for two years. Br. Lubik is a founder of
Dream for the Kids, an initiative to raise funds and awareness for Embrace Kids
Foundation. With the goal of raising $1 million, beginning on July 28, Phil and
his team will bike from New Brunswick, NJ to Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL.
James S. Campbell Scholarship
The James S.
Campbell Scholarship was created in 2003 by James S. Campbell, Ι ’48, to
recognize undergraduate students enrolled in their institution’s business program.
Lindsey, B ’14, studies finance and real estate at the University of South
Carolina with a 3.85 GPA. The University of South Carolina Woodrow Scholar has
served as Chief of Events for the Carolina Finance Club and Lodge Manager and
#4.5 for Alpha Beta. Br. Lindsey is also a previous recipient of a Trust
Scholarship as well as the Alpha Beta of Chi Psi Fraternity Pledge Scholarship.
David R. Dunlop Scholarship
The David R.
Dunlop Scholarship was created in 2013 through a gift from Brother and Mrs.
Henry E. Bartels, P ’45, Ψ ’48, to honor Dave Dunlop, Ψ ’59, a longtime
Fraternity volunteer and the dean of America’s university advancement
professionals. The five inaugural Dunlop Scholars are:
Diaz, Γ ’16, studies biology at the University of Mississippi with a 3.66 GPA.
The University of Mississippi Chancellor’s Leadership Student is an Orientation
Leader, a member of the ASB Freshmen Council and a Team Leader for The Big
M. Kamin, X ’15, studies political science at Amherst College with a 3.86 GPA.
He is an Andrew D. Mellon Foundation Undergraduate Research Fellow and a
Research Assistant for the Amherst Departments of Political Science and
English. Br. Kamin has served Alpha Chi as #2, #3, #34 and Pledge Class
President and is currently a member of the Amherst College Men’s Crew Team.
Rodriguez, P ’15, studies political science and journalism at Rutgers
University with a 3.86 GPA. He has served Alpha Rho as Recruitment Chairman, is
Director of Rutgers University Television and treasurer of Carpe DM. Br.
Rodriguez is a member of the Rutgers 2013 Road to Wall Street Program.
Silkman, ΨΔ ’15, studies international affairs at the University of Colorado
with a 3.25 GPA. He is a member of the Student Government Finance Board and has
served Alpha Psi Delta as External Vice Presidnet, Greek Week Chairman,
Philanthropy Chairman and Historian.
Thilenius, ΨΔ ’15, studies chemical and bioengineering at the University of
Colorado with a 3.6 GPA. He is a voting chair member of the University of
Colorado Student Government Finance Board and the IFC Justice Board, an intern
for the MedAdvance Medical Internship Program and an Eagle Scout. Br. Thilenius
has served Alpha Psi Delta as #5 and Standards Chair.
Russ M. Johnson Scholarship
Scholarship was made possible by a gift from Russ M. Johnson, Γ ‘31, and was
first awarded in 1998.
Bucinell, Π ’14, studies chemistry and classics at Union College. He is an
Eagle Scout and a member of Union’s Varsity Soccer team, Chemistry Club and
Mixed Martial Arts Club. He has served Alpha Pi as #4.5 and is currently the
Harold G. Lundberg Scholarships
G. "Bones" Lundberg Fund for Education was created in 2000 through a
gift from Brother and Mrs. Henry E. Bartels, P ‘45, Ψ ‘48, to honor Harold G. "Bones" Lundberg, P ‘24,
the long-time stalwart leader of Alpha Rho. The 2013 Lundberg Scholarship is
awarded to the following Brothers:
P ’13, studies marketing and supply-chain management at Rutgers University with
a 3.35 GPA. He is a founding member of the Rho Tau Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi
Business Fraternity and president of the Childhood Leukemia Foundation.
Boyd, Φ ’14, studies biology at Hamilton College with a 3.9 GPA. He is a
co-founder of Sidekicks and is a member of the Hamilton College Varsity Men’s
Swin Team, Br. Boyd is also the coach and co-captain of Hamilton’s Men’s Water
Polo team and has served Alpha Phi as Philanthropy Chair.
Graven, ZΔ ’14, studies mathematics at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign with a 3.9 GPA. He is a member of MATRIX Math Club and an
undergraduate researcher at the Illinois Geometry Lab. Br Graven serves Alpha
Zeta Delta as Webmaster and Illinois Greek Initiative Chair.
Gold, P ’13, studies history and philosophy at Rutgers University with a 3.63
GPA. Br. Gold is Director of Leadership Development for Rutgers’ IFC and has
served Alpha Rho as Alumni Relations Chair.
Roth, I ’14, studies information systems and entrepreneurship at the University
of Wisconsin. He is founder, CEO and CFO of technology startup Madison Campus
Website Skillwebs LLC. Br. Roth has served Alpha Iota as Steward and
Philanthropy Chair, and he volunteers for Special Olympics.
Smugar, YΔ ’15, studies business and enterprise management at Wake Forest
University with a 3.77 GPA. He is male captain of the Wake Forest Univerity
Running Club, a Brother of Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity and volunteer
for Cradles to Crayons.
Peter Paul Miller Travel Grant
Brothers Peter P. Miller Jr., Ψ
'44; Richard S. Miller, Ψ
'56; and their sister Elizabeth M. Francis created the Peter Paul Miller
Scholarship to honor their father, Peter Paul Miller, Psi '18. In 2011, the
family chose to repurpose the scholarship as the Peter Paul Miller Educational
Travel Grant to provide financial support for both packaged study abroad
programs and those more freeform and unique educational experiences developed
by the participant.
Ford, Σ ’13, is currently earning his MBA at EGADE Business School in Mexico
City, Mexico. He previously earned a degree in global studies at the University
of North Carolina. He is a Fulbright Scholar and a Morehead-Cain Scholar and
has interned with the White House and the FIFA 2010 World Cup in Cape Town,
South Africa. While at UNC, Br. Ford was a co-founder and co-president of
GenerAction and founder of Project H.E.L.P.
George W. Ray Scholarship
W. Ray Scholarship was created in 1996 by Mrs. Margaret N. Ray in memory of her
husband George W. Ray, Α ‘30, Ρ ‘31. The Ray Scholarship recognizes academic
performance, personal integrity and Chi Psi leadership.
Glatt, TΔ ’15, studies biology at The University of the South with a 3.94 GPA.
He is a member of the Varsity Swimming and Diving Team, Assistant Proctor for
Residential Life and Aracadian Lunch Host with the Office of Admissions. Br.
Glatt has served Alpha Tau Delta as #4 and Scholarship Chair.
Peter H. Schenck Scholarship
Schenck, EΔ ‘59, an officer and leader at Epsilon Delta during his
undergraduate days at Northwestern, continued his involvement through nearly
four decades of service to the Epsilon Delta Corporation. Brother Schenck
served the National Fraternity through two terms on The Chi Psi Educational
Trust and as Chairman of the Trust from 2001 until 2004. This award, created by
his loving wife, Ann, honors his selfless dedication to the betterment of his
Alpha and Fraternity.
Miner, ΘΔ ’14, studies finance, operations and supply chain management at the
University of Washington with a 3.56 GPA. He has served Alpha Theta Delta as
#34, Recruitment Chairman and "Stuff the Bus” Chairman and visited Alpha Psi
Delta to provide recruitment coaching and assistance. Br. Miner currently acts
as Theta Delta’s Undergraduate Recruitment Advisor and is also Vice President
of Membership Development of Undergraduate Management Consulting Association.
Sargent H. Wellman Scholarship
Scholarship was created in 1991 by Howard Wellman, Χ ‘46, in memory of his
father Sargent H. Wellman, Χ ‘12.
Lee, N ’14, studies finance, operations and supply chain management at the
University of Minnesota. He has served Alpha Nu as #2, Recruitment Chair, Vice
Judicial Chair and representative at Futures Quest Leadership Academy. Br. Lee
is also Director of Marketing for the Sports Management Association and
volunteers for Habitat for Humanity, the Wounded Warrior Project and Relay for
Clifford H. Williams Scholarship
H. Williams Scholarship was created in 1961 to honor Clifford H. Williams, Θ ‘02.
Brother Williams was the Chairman of The Chi Psi Educational Trust from its
inception in 1926 until his death in 1961.
Currier, IΔ ’14, studies polymer engineering at the Georgia Institute of
Technology with a 3.68 GPA. He is a member of Briarean Honor Society and has
volunteered for Trees Atlanta, Tech Beautification Day and Relay for Life. Br.
Currier has served Alpha Iota Delta as #4.
Henry E. Bartels Fellowship
Henry E. Bartels, P ‘45, Ψ
‘48 and his wife, Nancy, created a fellowship for The Chi Psi Educational Trust
designed to fund the graduate-level education of Chi Psi’s most stellar
scholars. Selection for this award honors outstanding scholastic achievement
and dedicated pursuit of academic excellence.
Marquand, TΔ ’13, recently earned his degree in biochemistry and classical
languages at The University of the South with a 3.86 GPA. At Sewanee, the former
#1, Lodge Manager and #5 was a member of the Order of the Gownsmen, Eta Sigma
Phi Classical Languages Honor Society, Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor
Society and the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology. He is a
recipient of the Wilkins Scholarship and the National Latin Exam Scholarship.
Jane and Stanley Birge Fellowship
The Jane and
Stanley Birge Fellowship was first awarded in 1980. Stanley Birge, X ‘08, I
‘18, was the 14th President of Chi Psi and the 36th recipient of the
Distinguished Service Award. Stanley was the personification of Chi Psi, and he
and Jane are Chi Psi legends.
Kevin P. Tobia, P ’12, is pursuing a
B.Phil. in philosophy at Oxford University and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Yale University.
In 2012, he earned his B.A. in philosophy and mathematics at Rutgers
University. Tobia is a previous recipient of the Harold G. Lundberg
Scholarship and a Rutgers Presidential Scholarship. He is a member of Phi Beta
Kappa and was among the first class of 15 students across the nation to receive
the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship.
Coleman Burke Fellowship
Burke Fellowship was first awarded in 1979. Coleman Burke, Φ, was the 42nd recipient of the
Distinguished Service Award and a devoted Chi Psi. His two sons, father,
brother, cousin, uncle, and brother-in-law are among his Chi Psi relatives.
Mohr, Ψ ’13, is a Master of
Aerospace Engineering candidate at Cornell University. He recently graduated
with a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Cornell where he served Alpha Psi as
#1 and #2 and is a member of Order of Omega. Br. Mohr is a member of the
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a certified private
Edmund W. Littlefield Fellowship
The Edmund W. Littlefield Fellowship was first awarded in 1980. Brother
Littlefield, ΓΔ ‘36, became general
manager of Utah International in 1958. His management principles were
"integrity and sound judgment." He believes management to be the
"main ingredient" to successful business.
Daniel N. Kluttz, Σ ’05, is a Sociology Ph.D.
candidate at the University of California where he also obtained an M.A. in
sociology. In 2008, Br. Kluttz earned his J.D. at the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, and in 2005, he graduated with a B.A. in
sociology and psychology from the University of North Carolina. He has two
published papers forthcoming and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Br. Kluttz is a
previous recipient of the Trust’s Birge Fellowship and the Lynch Fellowship.
Edmund C. Lynch, Jr. Fellowship
C. Lynch, Jr. Fellowship was first awarded in 1987. Brother Lynch, KΔ ‘48, is the 89th
recipient of the Distinguished Service Award and served on the Executive
Council and the Educational Trust. His personal generosity helped insure the futures
of Alpha Iota Delta and Alpha Omicron Delta.
Kim, X ’10, is a MD/MBA candidate at Harvard Medical and Business School. In
2010, he graduated with a degree in neuroscience and music from Amherst
College. The Naitonal Merit Scholarand Rhodes Scholarship finalist is a member
of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi. He is the recipient of the Manstein Family
Award, Fowler Dow Prize, James Olds Memorial Award and Dean of Faculty Prize.
Charles E. Merrill Fellowship
E. Merrill Fellowship was first awarded in 1960. Charles E. Merrill, X ‘08, was
the tenth President of Chi Psi and the 18th recipient of the Distinguished
Service Award. Brother Merrill was the founder of the brokerage house that
bears his name and, as President of Chi Psi, led a successful campaign to
reopen every Alpha after World War II.
Schell, X ’09, will enter Harvard Business School this fall. He previously
earned his B.A. in economics and psychology from Amherst College in 2009. Since
2011, Br. Schell has worked as a Financial Service Analyst at Warburg Pincus
and previously worked for Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. While at
Amherst, he served Alpha Chi as #4 and has since been active on the Alpha’s
Corporation Board, serving as Treasurer.
Douglas M. Young Fellowship
Douglas M. Young, DDS, Σ
‘55, and his wife Ursula created the Douglas M. Young, DDS Fellowship of The
Chi Psi Educational Trust. Brother Young recently retired from a successful
dentistry practice in Winston Salem, North Carolina, and was instrumental to
the founding of Alpha Upsilon Delta at Wake Forest University.
Habegger, Σ ‘07, studies medicine at
the University of North Carolina with a 3.88 GPA. He has previously studied
curriculum, instruction and urban leadership at the University of Colorado –
Denver and biology and English at the University of North Carolina. The
second-year recipient of this award, Habegger is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and
graduated from the University of Colorado-Denver Graduate School with Summa Cum