The grant will support endowed scholarships for Moravian College students
Bethlehem, PA, January 23, 2020: Today, Moravian College announced that it has received a grant for $385,000 from the Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation for an endowed scholarship fund that will assist Moravian students for generations to come. The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Scholarship Fund will support students from central and eastern Pennsylvania who demonstrate financial need and academic promise.
“Moravian is honored to be the latest recipient of funding and support from the Stabler Foundation,” said Bryon Grigsby, president of Moravian College. “With this grant, deserving students who could not otherwise afford college will have the opportunity to attend Moravian College, further their education, and give back to the community.”
Students who receive a Stabler Scholarship will commit to making contributions to the endowment scholarship fund after their graduation in an amount at least equal to what they received; this is a “debt of conscience” rather than a legal obligation, and helps to create a culture of philanthropy in students who have received funding and support.
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About the Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation
The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation, located in Harrisburg, PA, was established by Mr. and Mrs. Stabler in 1966 exclusively for charitable, religious, scientific, literary, or educational purposes. Generally, the Foundation makes grants to organizations and institutions that are located, or provide their primary services, in central and/or eastern Pennsylvania. The Foundation supports post-secondary educational institutions and parochial or church-related schools that are not operated or controlled by the government; nonprofit hospitals or medical facilities that are not operated or controlled by the government; private organizations and institutions that provide services and/or assistance to persons who are mentally, physically or developmentally challenged, persons suffering from drug or alcohol abuse, the aged, and the poor; and religious institutions and social service organizations that seek to preserve and instill traditional moral and ethical values, respect for family, concern for others, self-reliance and a productive life.
About Moravian College
Moravian College is the nation's sixth-oldest college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs. For more than 275 years, the Moravian College degree has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change. Moravian College is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit moravian.edu to learn more about how the Moravian College focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.