William & Laura Hooper Scholarship
The purpose of the William & Laura Hooper Endowed Fund is to provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students at the University who are seriously pursuing a career in teaching and who commute to campus in order to fulfill their degree requirements. While enrollment in the University 5-year teaching program is not a requirement for receiving an award, students who are enrolled or who have been accepted into the program will have preference. Further, the award shall be made of students who do not live on campus and do not live in or have a Durham address. Scholarship award criteria also includes financial need as a factor as well as academic performance. The award is renewable to the student as long as the student matriculating toward the desired degree and as long as the student is in good standing academically. The fund will be administered by the Department of Education.