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HPU receives $1 million from Mabee Foundation to establish scholarship fund

布朗伍德- 8月15日, 2023 – Howard Payne University was recently awarded a $1 million gift by the J.E. & L.E. Mabee Foundation to establish the J.E. & L.E. Mabee Endowed Scholarship Fund. The fund will provide scholarships for HPU students who demonstrate the character associated with the foundation’s founders, 约翰和洛蒂·梅比, such as a strong work ethic, 志愿服务, 慷慨, 完整性, 诚实, 谦卑和慈善.

“This $1 million gift is an expression not only of the Mabee Foundation’s extraordinary 慷慨 but also the founders’ vision for helping those in need,”医生说。. Cory Hines, HPU president. “HPU students will benefit from the impact of this gift for generations to come.”

Scholarship awards of $10,000 each will be made annually to at least four students who are enrolled full time, reside in Texas or one of several surrounding states, 保持3.0的绩点. HPU’s administrative leadership team will make the selections each year. Students can apply through the university’s Office of 金融援助.

Dr. 戴尔Meinecke, HPU’s vice president for advancement, said the gift will serve as an ongoing extension of the Mabees’ commitment to serving others.

“It is amazing to me that 约翰和洛蒂·梅比’s vision from years ago to bless others will result in perpetuity HPU students receiving an outstanding Christian education and developing into servant-leaders who we hope like the Mabees give back to their communities,他说.

Howard Payne University and the Mabee Foundation have partnered together through the decades on projects such as HPU’s Mabee University Center, several campus improvement projects through the years and, 最近, the renovation of the Douglas MacArthur Academy of Freedom building. The gift for scholarships celebrates 75 years of philanthropic work by the Mabee Foundation in Texas and surrounding areas. Since 1948, the Mabee Foundation has given over $1.5 billion for philanthropic work toward bettering communities in areas such as education, 健康与宗教.

“约翰和洛蒂·梅比 cared about giving people a ‘leg up’ to help them improve their situation and better their lives,迈克尔·戈克说, executive director of the Mabee Foundation. “They also were valued and principled people. HPU represents the values of 约翰和洛蒂·梅比 and we believe this scholarship fund will help many HPU students gain valuable experiences and knowledge that will lead them to live full, successful and purposeful lives.”

Applications for admission to HPU are still being accepted for the fall 2023 semester, 定于8月开始. 21. 要申请,请访问pwvgfdi.f1-direct.net/apply.

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图片说明: HPU students show their Yellow Jacket spirit through the “Sting ’em” gesture on the steps of the Mabee University Center.

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