Invest in Tomorrow's Leaders

We strive to offer as many ways to donate as there are individual reasons to do so. From general to program specific funds to faculty support and scholarship opportunities, we encourage you to find a venue that aligns with your unique vision.

Hart School Giving Funds
Faculty Support
Fund Description
J.W. and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Faculty Fellowship This grant from the Marriott Foundation supports Hart School faculty fellowships.
Crotty Family Endowment for Excellence in Sport and Recreation Management This scholarship honors Paige Elizabeth Crotty '19 and supports student scholarships, faculty professional development and program enhancement.
Program Support
Fund Description
Hospitality Management Program Help hospitality students by growing progressive, challenging programs that fuse business, technology and analysis.
Sports and Recreation Management Fund Foster student understanding of hospitality, sport and recreation industries and preparation for successful careers.
Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management Gifts are to be used at the discretion of the Director of The Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management.
Adapted Sport Supporting sport opportunities for people with disabilities at the community and JMU level.
Hart School Teaching Lab Support operating needs for the Teaching Lab within the Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management.
Crotty Family Endowment for Excellence in Sport and Recreation Management This scholarship honors Paige Elizabeth Crotty '19 and supports student scholarships, faculty professional development and program enhancement.
Sysco Culinary Arts Program Support Fund This fund provides annual support for the operations of the Culinary Arts Program including, but not limited to, student culinary experiences, student travel and conferences, scholarships in experiential learning opportunities and program support.
Student Scholarship Support
Fund Description
Hospitality Management Scholarship This fund provides scholarship support to students enrolled in the Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management.
Gilbert T. Bland/Burger King Hospitality Management Scholarship Established by Gilbert Bland ('77) and Tymark Enterprises (Burger King), this scholarship is awarded to underrepresented students who enhance the diversity of the student body and are engaged in Education or Hospitality Management.
Robert J. Daly '82 Scholarship for Hospitality Management This scholarship fund provides annual scholarship support to one or more students majoring in Hospitality Management.
Jesse E. Daniels and Marriott Foundation Scholarship in Hospitality Management This scholarship fund honors the memory of Jesse E. Daniels, a member of the Hospitality and Tourism Management Industry Advisory Council and Vice President of Human Resources at Marriott. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving JMU student majoring in Hospitality Management.
Donald L. Kohlenstein Hospitality Management Scholarship Established by Thomas Jackson in memory of Donald L. Kohlenstein, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding junior or senior Hospitality Management major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher.
Sanzenbacher Scholarship Generously gifted by Dr. Reginal & Diane Foucar-Szocki, this scholarship provides annual financial support for Hospitality Management students.
Susan J. Reid Hospitality Management Scholarship Named in honor of Dr. Gary Juhan's father and mother, this scholarship provides financial support to a Hart School student who has lost a parent prior to matriculating to or while enrolled at JMU. Ed Juhan served as a Marine Paratrooper in WWII and Edna Juhan served in the Cadet Nurse Corps as a Registered Nurse. The scholarship is also given in honor of Dr. Juhan's children Rachael and Cagle.
Semper Fi Scholarship Named in honor of Dr. Gary Juhan's father and mother, this scholarship provides financial support to a Hart School student who has lost a parent prior to matriculating to or while enrolled at JMU. Ed Juhan served as a Marine Paratrooper in WWII and Edna Juhan served in the Cadet Nurse Corps as a Registered Nurse. The scholarship is also given in honor of Dr. Juhan's children Rachael and Cagle.
Crotty Family Endowment for Excellence in Sport and Recreation Management This scholarship honors Paige Elizabeth Crotty '19 and supports student scholarships, faculty professional development and program enhancement.
Madison Hospitality Scholarship Benjamin R. Farmery ('92) established this scholarship to provide financial resources annually for a junior or senior enrolled in the Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management.
Robert J. (Bobby) Morrissey ('80) Memorial Pay It Forward Scholarship This scholarship honors the memory of Stephen G. ('80) and Nora N. ('82) Crouch's college roommate and dear friend, Robert "Bobby" Morrissey ('80), his love for the University and culinary arts as a classically trained French chef. This scholarship fund provides financial support to a Hart School student serving as a teaching assistant in the culinary labs course.
Barnhart Memorial Scholarship This scholarship fund honors Jacob Edward Barnhart and Kathleen Thoma Barnhart. Generously gifted by Diana Barnhart Uppert in honor of her parents, this scholarship provides resources annually to a Virginia student(s) enrolled in the Hart School.
J. Mark Dressel ('86) Scholarship in the Hart School Hospitality Management Program This estate gift will provide scholarship support to students enrolled in the Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management once realized.

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