Endowed Scholarships

Portrait of Jacqueline Dupont with students at Sholars and Benefactors event

Gifts to USC Leonard Davis School’s endowed scholarship funds ensure that our remarkable students will have the resources and scholarships they require to excel — in perpetuity. Named scholarship funds leave a lasting legacy for donors and create a permanent impact on the lives of generations of students who receive this generous support.

Endowed Scholarships

Portrait of Leonard and Sophie Davis

Leonard and Sophie Davis Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Leonard and Sophie Davis Endowed Scholarship fund is the school’s largest endowed scholarship and provides support for students at the USC Leonard Davis School. The fund was established decades after the Davis family’s generous naming gift to the school. Leonard and Sophie Davis’ son, Alan Davis, is an emeritus member of the Leonard Davis School Board of Councilors and his wife Mary Lou Dauray is an active member.

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Edward Schneider Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Edward Schneider Endowed Scholarship Fund is one of newest endowed scholarship funds and provides support for students at the USC Leonard Davis School. Several gifts have been made by friends of the School in honor of Dr. Schneider, a Dean Emeritus of the Leonard Davis School.

Mei-Lee Ney at the Ney Center for Healthspan Science gift announcement
(Photo/Steve Cohn)

Mei-Lee Ney Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Mei-Lee Ney Endowed Scholarship Fund provides support for students at the USC Leonard Davis School. Ms. Ney is also the benefactor whose gift established the Ney Center for Healthspan Science. Mei-Lee Ney is an active member of the USC Leonard Davis School Board of Councilors.

10/17/18
Los Angeles, CA
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
Scholarship and Benefactors Luncheon
Photo by: Steve Cohn
www.stevecohnphotography.com
(310) 277-2054
© 2018

Renken Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Renken Family Endowed Scholarship Fund provides support for students at the USC Leonard Davis School and is one of the school’s largest endowed scholarships. Keith Renken is the former chairman and an active member of the USC Leonard Davis School Board of Councilors.

Why Your Gifts Matter

Hanson-Thorell Family Research Awards Support New Studies on Diet & Exercise

Research Assistant Professors T. Em Arpawong and Sebastian Brandhorst will each receive $25,000 in funding for one-year pilot projects.

Two Health Food Industry Pioneers Support Research on How Diet & Nutrition Affect Alzheimer’s

The USC Daryl and Irwin Simon Nutrition for Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Research Fund was created to explore the role diet can play in the prevention or delay of Alzheimer’s disease.

New Scholarship Fund Honors Edward Schneider

Friends of the Leonard Davis School and Dean Emeritus Edward Schneider joined with foundations and companies to endow the new Schneider Scholarship Fund.

Give the Gift of Vitality

Your generosity allows us to acquire tools, advance research and attract talent but it does so much more. It sends a message that each of us at every age deserves to be happy, healthy and secure. Your investment in us makes all this possible. We can’t think of a more meaningful gift than that.