List of 32 items.

  • Carl. E. Touhey '35 Endowed Scholarship Fund (AA & AAG)

    The Carl E. Touhey '35 Endowed Scholarship Fund (AA & AAG) was established with a gift from Carl E. Touhey '35 to support well-rounded students with diverse interests who would otherwise not be able to afford an Academy education. Continuing Touhey scholars will demonstrate an average effort grade of "3.0" (on a scale of 1-4) in order to continue to receive the scholarship.
  • The Avron Cohen '39 Scholarship Fund (AA)

    Established in 2006 with a gift from Nancy Cohen Wekselbaum '69 in memory of her father. The purpose of the fund is to establish a scholarship that will be awarded annually to a student who resides in Albany and is academically qualified but economically disadvantaged.
  • The Barbara Jaffe Stahl '48, Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 2004 with a gift from the estate of Barbara Jaffe Stahl '48. The fund is a need-based scholarship created to memorialize Stahl.
  • The Belleville Scholarship (AA)

    The Belleville Scholarship – was established in honor of William J. Belleville Jr.’89’s father William J. Belleville Sr. and his mother Rosa M. Belleville. This Fund will provide tuition support for students of outstanding academic potential and achievement as evidenced by their academic standing at their current school as well as standardized test scores. This scholarship shall support AA students entering the Academy in the Middle School for the duration of their time at The Albany Academies.
  • The Caroline B. Mason Scholarship (AA & AAG)

    Established initially thanks to a lead gift from the Hicks/Pofit family to honor retiring Head of School of The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls, Caroline Mason. Many other donors have contributed generously as well to this scholarship fund to recognize Mrs. Mason’s contributions to both schools. The scholarship will support annually well-rounded students with diverse interests who would otherwise be unable to afford an Academy education. All continuing Mason scholars will demonstrate a grade of "3.0" (on a scale of 1-4) in order to continue to receive the scholarship.
  • The Carolyn M. Nardolillo Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 2000 with a gift from Caroline Mason. The fund is an endowed scholarship in memory of faculty member Carolyn M. Nardolillo.
  • The Class of 1940 Scholarship Fund (AA)

    Established with a gift from the Class of 1940. The scholarship is to be awarded each year to an Upper School student who ranks in the upper half of his class and has distinguished himself through service to the school and the community.
  • The Class of 1941 Scholarship Fund (AA)

    Established in 1991 by members of the Class of 1940 in recognition of their 50th reunion to show their "appreciation to the Academy to which they owe a portion of their success in life because of the Academy experience." The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship support and excellent educational opportunities for deserving and talented young men.
  • The Dearstyne Scholarship Fund (AA)

    Established in 1984 with a gift from William Dearstyne '31. The fund is awarded to an Upper School student who demonstrates outstanding promise as a student of history and government. The scholarship is in memory of Mr. Dearstyne.
  • The Elisabeth Hessberg Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 1991 with a gift from Elisabeth's husband, Albert Hessberg (deceased). The fund is an endowed scholarship in memory of Elisabeth "Betty" Goold Hessberg '36.
  • The Elizabeth Allen Wallace Endowed Scholarship (AAG)

    Established by Richard Wallace '59, Elizabeth Allen, Stephen Wallace '87, Lee Wallace '91 and Scott Wallace '95 in loving memory of Elizabeth Allen Wallace. The scholarship fund honors Betsy’s outstanding service as a member of the English Department and Board of Trustees of the Albany Academy for Girls. The recipient shall be a young woman worthy of acceptance at Albany Academy for Girls and in need of financial assistance. In addition, all continuing Wallace Scholars will demonstrate an average effort grade of at least “2.5” (on a scale of 1-4) in order to continue to receive the scholarship. An emphasis on effort rather than achievement will serve as criteria for a girl to maintain the scholarship.
  • The Erin Jones Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 1996 with a gift from Stewart and Penny Jones (deceased). The endowed scholarship fund is in honor of Erin Jones '97.
  • The Ernest Steck Scholarship Fund (AA)

    Established with a gift from alumni and friends of Ernie Steck. The scholarship is awarded annually to an Upper School student who might not otherwise be able to attend The Albany Academy and who, by virtue of his character and participation in school activities, has deeply enriched the lives of other students and the Academy itself.
  • The Gerald E. Mull Endowed Scholarship Fund

    Established by the Estate of Gerald E. Mull '31 in 1995. The purpose of the fund is to benefit students living in the city of Albany who meet the academic requirements for admission but do not have the financial resources necessary to meet the cost of tuition and other expenses.
  • The Hannan Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 1997 with a gift from Elizabeth Hannan Hyman '30 and Isabella Hannan Pfeil '37. The fund is an endowed scholarship in memory of their parents, William Everett and Janet McClymont Hannan.
  • The Hearst Foundation Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 1998 with a gift from The Hearst Foundation. The fund is awarded to an academically-qualified but economically-disadvantaged student from Albany.
  • The James F. ’52 and Cynthia Caird Scholarship Fund (AA)

    The James ’52 and Cindy Caird Scholarship – will provide tuition support for students at The Albany Academy who would otherwise be unable to afford an Academy education. This scholarship shall support AA students for the duration of their time at The Albany Academies.
  • The Josephine Hunsdorfer Scholarship (AA)

    Established in 1985 with a gift from Josephine Hunsdorfer, in memory of her grandson, Richard Hunsdorfer '68. The fund is awarded to a student who has demonstrated reasonable academic performance, average proficiency in athletics and a constructive school attitude.
  • The Lewis A. Swyer Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 1986 with a gift from Lewis A. Swyer (deceased). The fund is awarded to a worthy student from a minority or blue-collar background. Factors to be taken into consideration include academic potential and performance, community service and citizenship.
  • The Marjorie Dearstyne Whiteside Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 1986 with a gift from the Whiteside family in memory of Marjorie Dearstyne Whiteside '38. It is awarded to an Upper School student, although preference will be given to a senior girl with a strong interest in mathematics as determined by GPA, level of difficulty of course and/or great improvement in math achievement.
  • The Martha Decker Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 1987 with a gift from the estate of Martha Decker. The fund is an endowed scholarship in memory of her parents, Martin and Petronella Decker. It is awarded to an Upper School student in the top 25 percent of her class who has distinguished herself in ability, conduct and achievement. It is typically awarded to three to four students per year.
  • The Meislahn Scholarship Fund (AA)

    Established by friends and family in memory of Harry E.P. Meislahn, Headmaster, 1943-1971. The scholarship is awarded to an Upper School student who demonstrates qualities of strong academic ability and performance, interest in activities – particularly athletics, capacity for leadership and an appearance in keeping with the ideals of The Albany Academy.
  • The Michael B. Picotte '65 Scholarship Fund

    Established with a gift from Michael Picotte. The scholarship is awarded to a talented and deserving Third Form student who will continue to hold the honor for his four years in the Upper School until graduation.
  • The Mildred Straub Memorial Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 1995 with a gift from the estate of Mildred Hinman Straub '26. The fund is a merit scholarship created in memory of Straub awarded to an upper school student who demonstrates personal motivation and commitment to her community through her involvement in activities directly benefiting other persons.
  • The Penny Jones Scholarship (AAG)

    Established in 1996 with a gift from Stewart and Penny Jones (deceased). The fund is an endowed scholarship in honor of Penny Jones. This annually awarded scholarship is given to an Albany Academy for Girls student who may not be able to otherwise afford to attend.
  • The Penny Jones Scholarship Fund (AA)

    Established with a gift from E. Stewart Jones '59. The fund is a tribute to his wife, Constance "Penny" Jones, and is awarded annually to a well-rounded student – either new or returning – who might otherwise be unable to attend The Albany Academy. The recipient will demonstrate a commitment to achieving his academic goals, and by virtue of his participation in school athletic programs and activities enrich the lives of his fellow students and the school community.
  • The Robert MacFarland Fleet Scholarship (AA)

    Established in 1995 with a gift from Robert MacFarland. The scholarship fund honors Robert MacFarland, a past trustee of The Albany Academy, grandparent and friend of the Albany community. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship support and excellent educational opportunities for deserving and talented young men.
  • The Thomas Tuttle '84 Scholarship Fund (AA)

    Established with a gift from Thomas Tuttle '84. The purpose of the fund is to support annually students who qualify for financial assistance under the terms of The Albany Academy financial aid program, and who have the promise to excel academically and athletically with a preference given to individual team sports.
  • The Virginia O'Cain Wren Scholarship (AA)

    Established with a gift from Mary K. Wren. The fund was created to honor her mother Virginia O'Cain Wren and her academic perseverance. It is awarded to Upper School students who would otherwise be unable to afford an Albany Academy education. Each designee will demonstrate substantial effort towards accomplishing his academic goals. The student will hold this scholarship until graduation.
  • The William "Country" Morris Scholarship Fund (AA)

    Established with a gift from alumni and friends. The fund was established in memory of former Athletic Director William "Country" Morris to be awarded to a student who has made an exceptional contribution to athletics.
  • The William McEwan Scholarship Fund (AA)

    Established with a gift from William McEwan '30 (deceased). The fund was established in memory of William McEwan (bequest) and is a need-based scholarship fund to a worthy Albany Academy student.
  • The Winthrop P. Stevens Endowed Scholarship Fund (AA & AAG)

    Established by Mr. Stevens' daughter, Shirley Stevens French '47, and her family in memory of Winthrop, Class of 1916. As a student, he was major of Battalion, president of his class, captain of the football team, head of school publications among a myriad of other accomplishments. Mr. Stevens later served as a trustee of The Albany Academy from 1933 to 1958 and as president of the board of trustees of Albany Academy for Girls from 1941-1943. This scholarship will support annually a deserving male or female student worthy of acceptance at The Albany Academies and in need of financial assistance. Continuing Stevens scholars will demonstrate an average effort grade of "3.0" (on a scale of 1-4) in order to continue to receive the scholarship.

The Albany Academies

The Albany Academy: 135 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208
518.429.2300  Fax: 518.427.7016 

Albany Academy for Girls: 140 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208
518.429.2300  Fax: 518.463.5096

Schellenberger Alumni/ae Center: 93 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208
518.429.2414 Fax: 518.429.2380

Our Mission

Who We Are: The Albany Academies—The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls—develop capable and confident students through single-gender education in the Lower and Middle School, and through coordinate education in the Upper School.

What We Do: Employing individualized and positive education, The Albany Academies provide students with the knowledge, skills, and character needed for leadership and success in the creative, entrepreneurial century that lies ahead.