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New scholarship to promote social justice: The Suzanne Baer, PhD, and Judge Harold Baer, Jr, Social Justice Scholarship

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Suzanne Baer, PhD, and Judge Harold Baer, Jr, recently made a significant leadership gift to create a scholarship for Fielding doctoral students studying in the area of social justice. Sadly, Judge Baer passed away in May 2014. He sat on the US District Court for the Southern District of New York for 20 years and […]

Deckers Outdoor Supports Navajo Cohort

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Deckers Outdoor Corporation has made a grant of $10,000 to Fielding in support of its Navajo Nation project for education system change. The grant will provide scholarships to 16 Navajo teachers and administrators who are pursuing the EdD in the 3-year program. The goal of the program is to spur the development of a more […]

Pauline Albert Initiates New CMM Scholarship

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM), is a communication theory, and in addition “works both as a set of tools for practitioners and as a worldview,” said the late longtime Fielding faculty member Barnett Pearce. Pearce and Vernon Cronen, communication professor at the University of North Carolina, first proposed CMM in 1980 in part to explain […]

Margaret Rudolf Endowed Scholarship Created

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Alumna Margaret Rudolf and her husband Dana Vanier, PhD, have established an endowed scholarship for international students at Fielding. The Margaret Rudolf International Scholarship Endowment Fund is created in honor of Margaret’s beloved grandfather Victor, “who always encouraged learning and intellectual development,” she said. Rudolf is a 2009 graduate of the doctoral program in the […]

LGBTQ/Allies Canadian Scholarship is second fund for HOD grad

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Just one year after alumna Laura (Lolly) de Jonge and her husband Mike established the Laura and Mike de Jonge Scholarship Fund, the couple has created another targeted fund for Fielding students: the LGBTQ/Allies Canadian Scholarship. Lolly is a 2012 graduate of the Human & Organizational Development doctoral program. “The award is intended to recognize […]

Major SB Foundation grant for Nonprofit Leadership scholarships

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

The Santa Barbara Foundation has provided a grant of $35,000 to Fielding Graduate University. The grant provides scholarships to students in the first cohort of Fielding’s new Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program. The Santa Barbara Foundation seeks to facilitate the building of philanthropy and strengthen the nonprofit sector within the Santa Barbara community.  It has identified […]

Gary Wagenheim Endows International Scholarship

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Board member and HOD alumnus Gary Wagenheim has endowed a new scholarship to support international students attending Fielding. His generous lead pledge creates the endowment which will provide interest income for the annual scholarship for years into the future. The Wagenheim Endowed Scholarship for International Students is available to qualifying master’s and doctoral students from […]

Meyers Human Rights Scholarship Established

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Fielding President Richard Meyers and his wife Yakko have established an endowment for scholarships dedicated to global human rights.  The Meyers Human Rights Scholarship Fund will support students who have personally experienced hardship, or whose family has experienced hardship, resulting from human rights violations, yet continue to grow and flourish as a Fielding Graduate University […]

Scholarship Created in Memory of Charlie and Edie Seashore

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The passing of beloved faculty member Charlie Seashore, and soon after the passing of his equally esteemed wife Edie, created a spontaneous drive to fund a scholarship in their name. The Charlie and Edie Seashore Scholarship was established in their memory in the spring of 2013 through donations from students, alumni, faculty, and staff. The […]

Montecito Bank & Trust Scholarships Awarded

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

The academic careers of six Fielding scholars have been uplifted through the scholarship support granted to Fielding Graduate University from the Community Dividends project of Montecito Bank &Trust. Fielding is proud to be the recipient of the $10,000 grant from Montecito Bank & Trust to help deserving students reach their goals. The students are talented, […]

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