The Harold E. and Anne T. Nixon Scholarship

 

The purpose of The Harold E. and Anne T. Nixon Scholarship is to provide:

tuition,fees,book assistanceand/or summer work stipends

for an undergraduate student in his or her junior or senior year or a graduate student enrolled in the Gerontology Certificate Program.

The director of the Institute for Life-Span Development and Gerontology, in consultation with the Institute for Life-Span Development and Gerontology Curriculum Committee and the approval of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will select The Harold E. and Anne T. Nixon Scholarship recipient, who must be a citizen of the United States of America, based on academic merit and a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career working with older adults.     

Mrs. Nixon and her late husband, Harold E. Nixon, are the proud parents of two adult children and three grandchildren.

FUNDING ARRANGEMENTS

Anne T. Nixon established The Harold E. and Anne T. Nixon Scholarship endowment fund on the 2nd day of June, 2005 with a gift of $25,000.00.  Additional contributions to The Harold E. and Anne T. Nixon Scholarship endowment fund are welcome and shall be placed in the corpus of the fund, unless specified by the donor.  The funds shall be held by The University of Akron Foundation and administered according to the Foundation investment and spending policies and procedures, which at present provide that 5% of the average fiscal year-end market value of your fund over the last three years will be distributed annually.  This distribution will be made from your fund each year and will be made from the fund principal when the current value of the fund is less than the original gift value.

RECEIVING AGENT

Contributions to The Harold E. and Anne T. Nixon Scholarship endowment fund are to be directed to and managed in an account with The University of Akron Foundation, Akron, Ohio, 44325-2603, which administers gifts and endowments in support of The University of Akron.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Dr. Harvey Sterns for further information.