The Elizabeth D. Begien Scholarship Fund
The Elizabeth D. Begien Scholarship is named after Elizabeth Begien ’80 more affectionately known as “Bizzy.” Bizzy is remembered for her optimism, resilience, courage and compassion. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who “exhibits a love of learning and life as well as caring for those around them.”
The Dodge Family Scholarship Fund
Established in 2009 in honor of longstanding Brookwood partners, Anne and Steve Dodge, The Dodge Family Scholarship was designed to promote diversity and is awarded to a student in the Upper School who is in high academic standing, puts forth great efforts in academics, exhibits qualities of leadership and character, and has financial need. The Dodge Family Scholarship allows Brookwood to further its commitment to diversity. It is more evident everyday how important it is to expose and immerse our students and faculty in as many culturally diverse ways as possible.
Covington Diversity Scholarship Fund
The Covington Scholarship was established in 1999 by Bonnie and Chris Covington and is awarded to a student of color entering an Upper School grade that exhibits outstanding effort and demonstrates qualities of character and leadership.
The Josephine N. Henley Scholarship Fund
The Josephine N. Henley Scholarship Fund was established in 2004 to honor the spirited life of Jo Henley, beloved community member and Brookwood graduate, class of 1974. This scholarship is awarded to a student who is in good standing with the Brookwood community. The opportunity to have a young, vibrant individual attend Brookwood, who would not otherwise have had the chance, is an honorable remembrance of Josephine N. Henley.
The Eliot Miles Herter Scholarship Fund
The Eliot Miles Herter Scholarship is given to a student whose family demonstrates financial need and as a testament to a student’s hard work and a celebration of success to come. Miles Herter’s history with Brookwood School began in 1956. As an original incorporator of the school, a trustee from 1957-1974, the Board Treasurer from 1969-1974, a father of four alumni and a grandfather of yet another, Miles Herter’s impact on this community has been profound. More than anything else, Miles “was an easy guy to love. He was so understanding and so compassionate and he believed that everybody deserved a second and third chance in life.”
The Jaques Family Scholarship Fund
Established in 1997, The Jaques Family Scholarship Fund is named after Marjorie Motley Jaques (1918-1988) who believed that “love and a good education” are all a child needs. This scholarship goes to a student who is a well-respected member of the Brookwood Community who otherwise would not come to Brookwood, gets that deserving chance.
The Peterman-Klesken Scholarship Fund
The Peterman-Klesken Scholarship was established in 1997 in memory of William Peterman and The Reverend Louis and Emma Klesken. This scholarship is awarded to a student who has a compassion for and love of music. The goal is to name a recipient that has a similar compassion and love of music as John Peterman’s father and Dan Klesken’s parents.
Dan and Susan Wise Family Collection
Beginning in 1995, The Dan and Susan Wise Family Collection began to grow the Brookwood library with this annual commitment to furnish the shelves with hardcover books that reflect cultures around the world and have lasting interest to student body.
Bennett H. Stayman Parent & Teacher Library Fund
The Bennett H. Stayman Parent & Teacher Library Fund was established in 1997 to create a library collection for the professional and personal growth of teachers and parents in development with Brookwood’s students.
The Cotreau Family Library Collection
The Cotreau Family Library Collection was created in 2004 to develop collections that meet the needs of Brookwood students in the field of social studies, addressing areas of interest in history, government, geography and sociology.
The Gynna and Angier Ames Endowment Fund
The Gynna and Angier Ames Endowment for Faculty Support aims to assist faculty in their teaching, creative expression, and discoveries. Brookwood School works hard to recruit and foster the careers of transformative faculty who continue to be at the forefront of best practices in academia. This endowment will provide Brookwood faculty with the funding they need to enhance their areas of expertise and to bring that knowledge into their classrooms, ultimately impacting the Brookwood community as a whole. The Gynna and Angier Ames Endowment supports such programs as Faculty Grants and other areas of faculty support.
The Nancy Y. Evans Head of School Discretionary Fund
In 2021, Brookwood School established The Nancy Y. Evans Head of School Discretionary Fund, an endowed fund that provides flexible, immediate resources future Brookwood Heads of School for generations to come.