Stephen Michael Emery and Paul Porter
|The Social Work Department is delighted to announce its first endowed
In 2005, Salisbury University Foundation
Board member Charles Emery and his wife Barbara tragically lost their son
Stephen. More recent, Mr. Emery lost his brother
Paul Porter Emery. The foundation was honored to
serve as a memorial agent for the Emery family.
"When it became apparent that we would not get to see Stephen attend or
graduate from college, we wanted to do something to assure that we could
help others do just that," said Mr. Emery. "Because Stephen was
adopted and suffered from mental illness, we know how important social work
is to the community. We are happy to provide the first scholarship of
this kind on the campus of SU." The department is delighted
to accept this generous gift in the memory of Stephen and
- Student must
have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater when entering his or her senior
- Student must be
of Senior status (as of Fall 2014) with a major in Social Work.
- Preference shall
be given to students from the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
The application process is
completed during the Spring semester (prior to the
Fall semester award).
No handwritten applications will be accepted.
Students eligible to submit applications for the
2014-2015 Emery Scholarship have been notified via
April 11, 2014
Social Work Department - Attn: Cyndi Funkhouser
1101 Camden Avenue - TE 254E
Salisbury, MD 21801