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Dr. Gary A. Crump
This scholarship program was established in 2012 by Dr. Gail B. Crump of Warrensburg, MO in memory of his twin brother, Dr. Gary A. Crump. The scholarship will be funded with a $50,000 provision from Dr. Crumps estate. A Kirksville native, Dr. Gary Crump graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science in education from Truman in 1964, and was nominated for a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship. He received an outstanding senior undergraduate award from Blue Key in 1964. Dr. Crump received his Master of Arts and doctor of philosophy degrees from the University of Illinois. While at Truman, Gary Crump was a member of the College Players, Alpha Phi Omega, Blue Key, and the Student National Education Association. He served as a history professor at Louisiana State University for many years until his death in 1997.

Jack W. Hines Memorial
The family of Dr. Jack W. Hines established this scholarship in 1977 as a memorial to a man who served Truman as an instructor of political science from 1968 through 1976.

Dr. William Kitts Memorial
Friends and relatives have memorialized Dr. William Kitts through a scholarship endowed in 1983. Kitts came to Truman in 1966 and served as associate professor of social science education through his retirement in 1978.

Bonnie (Neuner) and Kevin Kuebler Social Science
This annual scholarship was established in 2000 by Bonnie (Neuner) ('87) and Kevin Kuebler ('90) to provide financial support for a deserving social science student.

David D. and Lois Marie March/Phi Alpha Theta
This scholarship was established in 1992 by Dr. and Mrs. David March. Dr. March taught at Truman for 22 years and retired in 1977 as professor emeritus of history. In addition to articles in the Missouri Historical Review, Dr. March authored a four-volume History of Missouri and edited and compiled A Book of Adair County History, published in 1967 and 1976, respectively. In 1968 he founded the Nu-Chi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at Truman.

McManis Family
This scholarship was established in 2005 by Michael A. and Marcia M. McManis with their daughters Erin E. McManis and Kristen V. McManis, both of whom are Truman alumna.

Noah P. Richardson
This award was established by family and friends after his death in 1986. Noah Richardson ('38) spent more than 40 years at Truman and retired in 1974 with the title Director Emeritus of Independent Studies.

Henry and Harriett (Sensenich) Roberts
This scholarship was established anonymously in 1986 by Henry Roberts ('39) and Harriett (Sensenich) Roberts ('43), who met as students at Northeast Missouri State Teachers College. The name of the scholarship was changed from Anonymously Endowed Scholarship when Henry Roberts passed away in 2009. Henry Roberts was one of three brothers. All three served in World War II. Willard Wayne was lost in a plane crash over the Pacific, Ray served as a Naval officer in the Pacific, and Henry served as a tank commander in Europe. Ray was the only brother left unscathed by the war. Henry, who was injured four times, was mistakenly pronounced dead the first time. Each of the three brothers attended Northeast Missouri State Teachers College with the help of scholarships. Henry worked in a private residence for room, board and laundry and also tutored and did odd jobs to work his way through college. Henry's wife, Harriett, taught in elementary schools during the winter and attended school during the short term and summer term. She passed away in 1996. Before WWII, Henry taught high school science and mathematics, and following the war, he stayed in the Army until after the Korean War, then worked briefly for the railroad before teaching science and mathematics at Wentworth Military Academy for one year and then in 1952 returned to school to receive a masters degree in chemistry. He accepted a job as a chemist with Owens-Corning Fiberglass in Newark, OH, and in 1959, was promoted and transferred to their plant in Anderson, SC. He retired in 1978 and continued to live in South Carolina until his death in 2009.

Harold and Helen Stewart
This scholarship was established by Miles and Nancy Lovelace and friends in honor of Nancy's parents, Harold and Helen Stewart. The intent of this scholarship is to enable students to attend Truman who would financially be unable to attend otherwise.

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