Named Endowed Funds

A Named Endowed Fund that supports the priorities of University School may be funded with a minimum gift of $50,000. Additionally, the Board of Trustees may elect to name an endowed fund after a particular individual as a means of recognizing outstanding service to the school, if those funds are already in place.
If you would like more information regarding endowed funds, please contact Maria Stone, Director of Development and Donor Relations at 414.540.3331 or

We are grateful to those in the University School community who have established either through outright contributions or through deferred gifts endowed funds in support of our students, faculty, staff, and programs. What follows is a listing of donor named funds within USM’s Endowment Fund.
Scholarship Funds
Apple Family Scholarship Fund
Bosworth Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
F. Gardiner F. Bridge Scholarship Fund
Bruemmer Family Scholarship Fund
Charlie Burton ’15 Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
William Merrill Chester Memorial Scholarship Fund
Class of 1959 Scholarship Fund
Class of 1966 Scholarship Fund
Class of 1984 Scholarship Fund
Doolittle Schroeder Scholarship Fund
Elisabeth Falk Eberbach Scholarship Fund
Sanford J. Ettinger Scholarship Fund
Marilyn Kieckhefer Fifield Scholarship Fund
Edward E. Ford Foundation Fund 1976
Edward E. Ford Foundation Scholarship Fund
Gallun Family Scholarship Fund
William Gold Memorial Fund
Douglas A.P. Hamilton Scholarship Fund
Tim Hennessy Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ruth and Robert Johnston Scholarship Fund
Patricia Slensby Jones (MDS’47) Scholarship Fund
Knights’ Club Scholarship Fund
Henry Loos Scholarship Fund
Joe Lubar Scholarship Fund
MUS Class of 1954 Scholarship Fund
Geoffrey Maclay Scholarship Fund
Charles Messinger Memorial Scholarship Fund
William C. Messinger Scholarship Fund
Minority Scholarship Fund
Milwaukee Downer Seminary Scholarship Fund
Milwaukee University School Scholarship Fund
Walter Ott Scholarship Fund
Jane Bradley Pettit Scholarship Fund
Harvey J. Ramaker Memorial Fund
Rathmann Family Scholarship Fund
Randall A. Ross Scholarship Fund
Robert R. and John J. Slater Scholarship Fund
Shawn J. Smith Scholarship Fund
STAR Endowed Scholarship Fund
James A. Steinman Scholarship
Andrea Girard Stone Endowed Scholarship Fund
Bessie A. and H.M. Stratton Memorial Scholarship Fund 
USM Scholarship Fund
Henry and Polly Uihlein Alumni Scholarship Fund
William D. and Polly H. Van Dyke Scholarship Fund
Charles P. Vogel Faculty Awards and Scholarship Fund
William D. Vogel Scholarship Fund
Rene Von Schleinitz Scholarship Fund
Robert B. Winkler Family Scholarship Fund
Arthur Young Family Scholarship Fund
Cindy Zautcke Memorial Scholarship Fund
Faculty, Staff, Program, Capital and Unrestricted Funds
USM Asset Management Group
Tom Bergen Fund for Mathematics, Science, and Technology
Chester-Read Faculty Fund
William B. Church Science Chair Fund
Elisabeth Elser Doolittle Charitable Trusts Fund
Dana Feitler Memorial Fund for Faculty Development
Edward E. Ford Foundation for Faculty Development
Endowed Fund for Student Success
Connor Findlay Endowed Fund
Fred Geilfuss ’71 and Anne Hamilton Endowed Fund
Leland C. Johnson Family Fund for Athletics
Kelvin Catalyst Fund
Ken Laird Athletic Field Fund
Maclay Family Endowed Fund
Mellowes Family Fund
Milwaukee Country Day Fund for Faculty and Staff
Mary Lou Mock Montgomery Fund for Writing Projects
Mutschler Family Endowed Fund for Soccer
Mary L. Nohl Visual Arts Fund
Orth Family Fund
Tom Parker ’79 Scholarship Fund
Marion and Verne Read USM Coaches’ Fund
M. David Routier ’14 Endowed Fund for Innovation and Technology
Irving Seaman Fund
Maude Eustis Seaman Fund
Jane Spencer Lower School Book Fund
James A. Steinman Faculty and Staff Fund
John Stephens Fund for Academic Excellence
David and Julia Uihlein Faculty and Staff Enhancement Fund
Henry and Polly Uihlein Family Faculty Fund
John Frederick Uihlein Chair in Fine Arts
USM Fund for Faculty and Staff Development
USM Parents’ Association Fund for Faculty Compensation
Polly and Bill Van Dyke Endowment Fund
Charles P. Vogel Faculty Awards and Scholarship Fund
Todd Wehr Foundation Fund
Wordingham Family Fund
Wright Family Distinguished Faculty Fund
Charles F. Wright Technology Teaching Award
Common Bond - Faculty Excellence Compensation Fund 
A named fund may be established with a minimum commitment of $50,000 fulfilled over a three-five year period Working with the USM Advancement Office, alumni, parents, and friends can establish a named fund that reflects their personal interests, while supporting the priorities of the School.
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