Alumni Fund

Scholarships for LIU Brooklyn students.

Appel, Robert E Award

Scholarship to be awarded to a men's basketball student athlete at the Brooklyn Campus, or an athlete from a different sport,and is renewable each year that the student(s) meet the required criteria which will include demonstration of financial need, a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a course load of at least 12 credits per term.

Barban, Helene and Leonard Award

Scholarships for Brooklyn Campus students studying Business or Marketing.

Bivona, Michael Award

Scholarship given to one or more students based on financial need and merit. Preference given to veterans who have been honorably discharged.

Catell, Robert and Joan

Scholarships for LIU Brooklyn students; preference given to Italian American students.

Cohen, Ira Award

Scholarships for LIU Brooklyn students.

Con Edison Award

Scholarship given to one or more students based on financial need. Preference to be given to students who have declared mathematics or science as their major. Scholarship is renewable each year that the student maintains the required criteria, which includes a GPA of at least 3.0.

Dube Family/Newcombe Award

Provide financial assistance to a pharmacy, nursing or health professions student enrolled in the Achievement Studies Program. In a year in which there is no student who fulfills the criteria, the scholarship may be awarded to any student in the Achievement Studies Program.

Bacile, Connie Award

Scholarships for Brooklyn students.

Faculty & Staff Mem End Schl Award

To support needy students at the Brooklyn Campus.

Farr, Robert Award

Scholarships to support needy students at LIU Brooklyn. Recipients should be first, second or third year student; award is renewable. Specifically to be used as budget relief. The origin of this award was part of a soliticitation effort carried out by Development with the leadership of Trustee Steven Kumble and President David Steinberg in 1991. This endowed scholarship program is applicable to multiple endowed funds.

Fein, Albert Memorial Award

Scholarships to be given to one or more students based on financial need and scholastic merit. Preference given to graduate students in the Urban Studies Program - Conolly College. In a year in which there is no student who fulfills the criteria, the scholarship may be awarded to any needy student.

Finkle, Alvin & Eleanor Award

Scholarships to students at the Brooklyn Campus. This scholarship will be given to one or more students based on financial need and scholastic merit. Preference given to students majoring in Accounting. Scholarship shall be renewable each year student maintains a 3.0 GPA. Donor agreement on file is not counter signed.

Fisher, Arlene and Daniel Award

Scholarship to be awarded to a student majoring in Political Science. Recipients must demonstrate profound financial need and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a course load of at least 12 credits a semester.

Florio, Frank '51

Annual scholarships to one or more students based on financial need and scholastic merit. Preference given to a doctoral psychology student. Renewable in each year that the student meets the required criteria, which includes a GPA of at least 3.0.

Gabelli End Schl

Scholarships to needy students at the Brooklyn Campus.

Gentile, Josephine & Santo End Schl

Annual merit and need award to one undergraduate student per year, LIU Brooklyn, or up to a total of eight students, enrolled in a business program. Renewable for up to four years of study.

Goldstein, Sylvia

Award to undergraduate, continuing or returning liberal arts student with financial need. Donor specifically notes not to award to first year student.

Gozner Reach, Aranka

Scholarships to support students who are interested in science and is a US citizen. Criteria documented in Development Memo as per discussion with donor.

Greaves, Desmond R

Scholarship to be awarded to a Brooklyn Campus student majoring in Criminal Justice, Political Science, Education, or the United Nations program or a part of law enforcement. Preference for students born in the Caribbean and of Caribbean descent.

Gutnick, Michael P

Scholarship awarded to a junior or senior finance or accounting undergraduate student. Recipient must demonstrate profound financial need and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and a course load of at least 12 credits a semester.

Hamm, Charles Ind Save

Scholarships to support needy students at the Brooklyn Campus. Recipients should be first, second or third year student; award is renewable. Specifically to be used as budget relief. Preference for student studying business. The origin of this award was part of a soliticitation effort carried out by Development with the leadership of Trustee Steven Kumble and President David Steinberg in 1991. This endowed scholarship program is applicable to multiple endowed funds.

Hearst, William Minority Student

Award to academically qualified minority students demonstrating financial need.

Heilbrunn Family Foundation - Teaching

Scholarships for undergraduate students and student teacher stipends to assist with the cost of the required semester of unpaid student teaching. In addition, graduate fellowships are to be offered to practicing teachers for coursework leading to certification.

Heilbrunn, Harriet R

Scholarships for the benefit of deserving Brooklyn nursing students each year.

Hellman, Morton Memorial

Annual scholarship for excellence and creativeness in mathematics, for honesty, integrity and sincerity in life's pursuits, and for a sense of humor pervading all. Documented on Authorization to establish endowment fund request in 1987.

Iannuzzi, Rose and Mario

Scholarship awarded to a deserving student at the Brooklyn campus.

Jones, Donald J

Scholarships to benefit students that attend the Brooklyn Campus.

Kalafatis, Fran

Scholarships given to one or more students based on financial need and scholastic merit.

Koenig, Thomas

To be awarded annually to a needy and worthy student at the Brooklyn Campus who is a member of a large family. Criteria documented in letter to donor from the LIU Brooklyn Alumni Association Office in 1976.

Kurr Zock, Sara

Scholarship to be awarded annually to a Brooklyn Campus student majoring in education. The recipients of this scholarship will demonstrate high financial need and maintain a 3.0 or above GPA. Recipient selected by the financial aid department with consultation from the School of Education.

LIU Brooklyn Faculty Union

Scholarships to be given to assist exceptional and needy senior undergraduate and graduate students in liberal arts and sciences, nursing, health professions, business and education at the Brooklyn Campus to achieve their life goals. Preference to exceptional continuing students whose graduation is in jeopardy due to financial constraints; may be given in conjunction with other scholarships and awards. $5k annually for undergraduates, $5k annual for graduates. Undergraduate eligibility: Senior standing (at least 98 credits completed by start of Fall term), excludes pharmacy, minimum overall GPA of 3.0, minimum major GPA of 3.0, expected graduation in Spring of each year in which scholarship is awarded; financial need based on TAP and Pell eligibility. Graduate eligibility: Expected graduation in Spring of year in which scholarship is awarded, excludes pharmacy, minimum overall GPA of 3.5, minimum major GPA of 3.5, financial need based on TAP or Pell eligibility or other methods applicable to graduate students. Students must apply for award and submit an essay defining the value of expected degree to future plans. Applications will be submitted through the financial aid office and forwarded to the LIUFF executive committee, along with a statement of financial eligibility.

Loria, Gerard and Antoinette

To benefit Brooklyn Campus students of Italian-American heritage who are economically deprived.

Luntey, Beverly and Eugene

Scholarships for LIU Brooklyn students. Contribution made by Brooklyn Union-award to be given in Eugene Lutney's name.

Maurer, Dr. Richard H

Awarded annually to a student majoring in science or math. Recipient must demonstrate high financial need, earns at least 12 credits a semester and maintain a 3.0 or above GPA.

McGrath, John P

Scholarships to support needy students at the Brooklyn Campus. Recipients should be first, second or third year student; award is renewable. Specifically to be used as budget relief. Preference for student studying business. The origin of this award was part of a soliticitation effort carried out by Development with the leadership of Trustee Steven Kumble and President David Steinberg in 1991. This endowed scholarship program is applicable to multiple endowed funds.

McLeod-Greaves, Synetta

Scholarship to be awarded to a Brooklyn Campus student who is a head of a household with dependent children and majoring in accounting, finance, marketing, public administration, international business or music. Preference given to students born in the Caribbean and of Caribbean descent.

Modica, J&C

Scholarships for Brooklyn students.

Nathanson, Barry

Scholarships to support needy students at the Brooklyn Campus. Recipients should be first, second or third year student; award is renewable. Specifically to be used as budget relief. The origin of this award was part of a soliticitation effort carried out by Development with the leadership of Trustee Steven Kumble and President David Steinberg in 1991. This endowed scholarship program is applicable to multiple endowed funds.

Natividad-Cortese

To support scholarly projects and preparation for graduate/professional school among outstanding members of the University Honors Program. Students are eligible to make proposals if they have completed at least Junior credits in residence here out of at least 90, have at least a 3.0 GPA and no outstanding incompletes. Criteria documented from internal memo from Executive Council of the Honors Advisory Board.

Newcombe Foundation

Scholarships for physically disabled students at the Brooklyn Campus. Funds may be used for special expenses which are related to the student's disability. Off-campus internships and partial tuition scholarships may also be supported with these funds.

Newcombe Foundation / Jason Wallin

Scholarship to be awarded annually to a student with a disability who has high financial need. Additionally, the student must earn at least 12 credits per semester and maintain a 2.5 or above GPA. Recipients will be chosen from a competitive process managed by the Office of Student Support Services. Students must apply and recipients will be chosen by the core committee established to administer the Newcombe Foundation Scholarship. Scholarship is renewable if the student continues to meet the criteria listed above.

Newton, David

Scholarships to needy students at the Brooklyn Campus.

Palen, Michael

To be awarded to one or more students in the School of Business at the Brooklyn Campus.

Pane, Norma

Scholarship to provide financial assistance to a School of Business student who demonstrates high financial need, earns at least 12 credits a semester and maintains a 3.0 or above GPA.

Penensick, Dr. Louis and Ruth

Scholarship given to one or more students based on financial need and scholastic merit. Preference given to a student majoring in biology with an interest in pre-medical studies and/or podiatry. In a year where no student fulfills this criteria, it may be awarded to any needy student.

Penza, Lucy and John

Scholarships for Brooklyn students studying marketing with financial need and maintaining a C or above average.

Pratt, Edmund Jr

Scholarships to support needy students at the Brooklyn Campus. Recipients should be first, second or third year student; award is renewable. Specifically to be used as budget relief. Preference for student studying science. The origin of this award was part of a soliticitation effort carried out by Development with the leadership of Trustee Steven Kumble and President David Steinberg in 1991. This endowed scholarship program is applicable to multiple endowed funds.

Prottas, Marian

Scholarships given annually to a deserving student specializing in an area of health studies.

Rabinowitz, Anne and Jack

Scholarships for Brooklyn students.

Rochlin, Robert

Annual Merit and Needs based award to provide financial assistance to an undergraduate student, male or female, on either the LIU Post or LIU Brooklyn Campus and majoring in Accountancy. The award is to be renewed annually up to four years of study, provided that a student maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher, and remains in good standing.

Ross, Frank K

Award to a Brooklyn business student starting in FY20 per email dated 3/22/19.

Sabia Gillick, Sue

Scholarships for LIU Brooklyn students. Selected by Provost and Director of Financial Aid.

Schlosberg, Phyllis B '42

Scholarship to be awarded on an annual basis to a deserving undergraduate chemistry student. Preference that the scholarship be based on merit.

Sclafani MD, Dr. Sal '53

Scholarships for needy students at LIU Brooklyn.

Sept 11 Memorial

Proceeds from 75th annniversary dinner on 12.6.01. Internal LIU Memo documents the below criteria: To assist students who were financially impacted by the loss of immediate family members in the 9/11 tragedy.

Shechtman, H and B

Scholarships for students at the Brooklyn campus.

Silveira, G and D Cohen

Scholarship to be awarded to a student majoring in Liberal Arts and Sciences. Recipients must demonstrate profound financial need and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a course load of at least 12 credits a semester.

Silverman, J

Scholarships to support needy students at the Brooklyn Campus. Recipients should be first, second or third year student; award is renewable. Specifically to be used as budget relief. The origin of this award was part of a soliticitation effort carried out by Development with the leadership of Trustee Steven Kumble and President David Steinberg in 1991. This endowed scholarship program is applicable to multiple endowed funds.

Smith, Julia Scarsten

To provide financial assistance to a LIU Brooklyn student.

Smith, WR & JI '73

The fund is designated as a renewable scholarship awarded to students on the basis of academic merit, financial need, and dedication to service. Preference will be given to students at LIU Brooklyn who are part of the first generation in their family to attend college or university and who major in either STEM disciplines or in Education

Solimine, Martha

Two scholarships awarded annually to Brooklyn Campus students enrolled in the School of Business and Public Administration based on academic promise and financial need.

Spiro, Edna and Jacob Law

Awarded presented annually to an outstanding pre-law major going on to law school, who has demonstrated academic excellence and contributed to the enrichment of university life.

Stecklow, Sarah Memorial

Scholarships for Brooklyn students.

Wahnon, Leslie Memorial

Scholarships awarded to a journalism student with a 3.0+ GPA.

Walcott, Gregory

Per the donor's will it is noted: The income from this fund shall be used to meet the tuition needs of some juniors and seniors of high intellectual attainment and approved character in the department of Liberal Arts and Sciences of LIU Brooklyn, who without such help would have difficulty in remaining in college.

Walter, Rosalind P

Scholarships to be given to one or more students based on financial need and scholastic merit. The scholarship will be renewable in each year that the student maintains the required criteria, which includes a GPA of at least 3.0.

Williams, Joseph

Scholarships to support needy students at the Brooklyn Campus. Recipients should be first, second or third year student; award is renewable. Specifically to be used as budget relief. The origin of this award was part of a soliticitation effort carried out by Development with the leadership of Trustee Steven Kumble and President David Steinberg in 1991. This endowed scholarship program is applicable to multiple endowed funds.

Willoughby House Settlement

Scholarships for Brooklyn students.

Wolitzer, Philip

Scholarships for needy Accounting students. Scholarship named in memory of Professor Wolitzer. Check that established scholarship fund references "Philip Wolitzer Endowed Scholarship Fund for Accounting Studies".

Zeckendorf, William

Scholarships to support needy students at LIU Brooklyn. Recipients should be first, second or third year student; award is renewable. Specifically to be used as budget relief.

Freidin, Dr. M '68

Designated as an annual award to provide financial assistance to a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences student with a major in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, or psychology, male or female, 1st member of their family to attend college, full-time, 3.0 GPA or higher and who is in need of financial support to complete his/her degree. The award will not be based solely on merit. The award shall be renewed annually, up to four years of study, provided that the student maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher, and remains in good standing.

Gorman, Richard W Memorial

Scholarship awarded a student in the Student Support Services program who has a learning disability. Scholarship will be renewable each year that the students meets the required criteria, which includes demonstration of financial need, a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a course load of at least 12 credits per semester.

Jablow Endowed Scholarship

Annual merit and need award to provide assistance to at least one student per year, up to a total of eight students, enrolled in any program, at any school. Renewed annually, for up to four years of study, provided student maintainsa minimum GPA of 1.5 or higher and remain in good standing.

Pfeffer Baumoel, Florence

Scholarship for student(s) with demonstrated financial need who are majoring in Journalism or English with a concentration in creative writing. In the event there is not an appropriate journalism or creative writing student, the scholarship will be given to a deserving student majoring in English. Renewable each year the student(s) meet the criteria noted above.

Pfeffer, William Memorial

Scholarships for Brooklyn students studying music.

Silber, Prof Harriet

Scholarship given to one or more students based on financial need and scholastic merit. Preference will be given to female students majoring in business or English. In a year in which there is no student who fulfills the criteria, this scholarship may be awarded to any needy student with a B average or better.

Yass, Gerald Endowed Schl

An annual merit and need based award to provide financial assistance to two undergraduate students, male or female, on either the LIU Post or LIU Brooklyn Campus majoring in Accounting. It is the donor's desire that the award be renewed annually, up to four years of study, provided that the students maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher, and remains in good standing.

Fischman, Myrna

Scholarship to be awarded to student who qualifies for the highest academic scholarship the campus offers with preference given to freshman students. Recipients must be pursuing a degree in the School of Business, Public Administration & Information Sciences. In addition, applicants must submit an essay titled 'Why I am choosing accounting as a major?' with their application. Scholarship is renewable each year that the recipient maintains a GPA of 3.0 or better. Recipients pursuing the BS/MS in accounting may continue to receive this scholarship during the MS portion of their degree program provided they maintain a 3.0 GPA. Candidates to be identified by the School of Business in consultation with a committee within the Department of Accounting, Taxation and Law appointed by the Dean and Chair of the Department and approved by the Provost. If the accounting program ceases to exist at the Brooklyn Campus, the funds may be used for a similar purpose by the School of Professional Accountancy at LIU Post.

Kruglak Fellow Internal Affairs

"Annual grant provided to an academically qualified student who has completed the first three years of study and would be considered to be entering or in his/her senior year. The recipient shall be selected by a specially constituted three person committee to be comprised of the Director of the School of Journalism, an instructor of international or investigative reporting, and the Foreign News Editor of the NY Times. Should the Foreign News Editor be unavailable, an alternate could be proposed by the NY Times, subject to the approval of the chairman of the Committee. The chairman shall be the Director of the School of Journalism. The grant shall be for the purpose of the recipients conducting advanced research and overseas travel in connection with an international affairs reporting project, the description of which shall be submitted by the applicant to the Committee as part of the application for the grant. Such committee may designate a certain portion for expenses, or the committee may set out categories of expenses, and may further set up such conditions of study and location of work, and requirements of reporting and publishing, or teaching, as to accord with current standards of research in the relevant areas of education, as deemed fit by such committee, and as necessary to insure, to the extent possible, that such grant shall not constitute taxable income to the recipient. If no selection is made in a given year, the income for that year is to be applied to the general use of the School of Journalism, as determined by the Director thereof."

Paradiso, A&V Music

Scholarships for singers of promise at the Brooklyn Campus.

Pasternack, Mel

Annual scholarship award to a student majoring in Theater or Speech Communications as either tuition assistance or the purchasing of textbooks. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.5. The faculty of the Speech Communication department will elect the student to receive the award.

Prottas, Melvin

Scholarships for one or more full-time graduate students in the School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences for a maximum period of two years to any one individual. Consideration and preference shall be given to students with high academic potential and demonstrated financial need. Students selected by the Dean of the School of Business and the Student Financial Assistance Office.

Schloss, Leo

Awards are given annually to outstanding accounting graduates who have earned their bachelors and/or masters degrees. A full scholarship is also granted to an outstanding entering freshman majoring in accounting. Chaired by Myrna Fischman.

Steinberg, David

Fellowships to permit outstanding but financially needy students the opportunity to study and travel abroad in their junior year during the Fall or Spring term. Initial awards will be $20k per year. Selection committee chaired by the Campus Provost and include the Director of the Honors Program, the Director of Financial Aid and the Dean of the College of Pharmacy. Normally the award shall go to a rising junior. Successful applicant may choose to study at a program operated by LIU abroad or at other credit-bearing programs or, when appropriate, some other artistic or learning context deemed meritorious by the selection committee.

Woll, Rosanne '64 Memorial

Award presented annually to a graduating senior in the Department of Education possessing the highest GPA in the Department. Recipient must be an active member of at least two campus organizations. Student must have financial need and have taken out a student loan. A certificate should accompany the award.

Danielson, Peter '48 Memorial

Scholarship given to one or more undergraduate students majoring in Accounting. Additional consideration and preference will be displayed for students with high academic potential and who demonstrate financial need. Students will be selected with assistance from the financial aid office and the accounting department. Scholarship shall be renewable each year that student maintains the required criteria, which includes a GPA of at least 3.0.

Goldsmith, H&D

For Business students at the Brooklyn Campus. Fund director is the Dean of the School.

Rice, Howard K

Awards to help with the recruitment of entering students for the School of Business at the Brooklyn Campus. Recipients selected by the Dean of the Business School.

Stuart, Judith

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a dance major at the end of the sophomore or junior year who demonstrated artistic growth within the context of performance and/or choreography and as a true collaborator with fellow majors and faculty and maintained a 3.0 index.

Friends World Program

Scholarships for needy Global College students.

Nicklin, George L

To be award to a Global student whose studies and activities evidence a life commitment to the advancement of peace and social justice among people of all nations.

Hughes Foundation

Scholarships for undergraduate students of the School of Business at the Brooklyn Campus. Recipient to be selected by the Provost.