Wednesday, September 17, 2003

The Reuben Baker Scholarship at Harvard College is for a "resident of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, or there being no such resident, a resident of the Western part of Pennsylvania." The Borden Scholarship is for people "bearing the surname of Borden or Anderson." The Arthur Anderson Brooks Scholarship is for "deserving Protestant Christian young men..preferably of New England stock." The Helen E. Millington Memorial Scholarship is for "students whose fathers are deceased and whose mothers have not remarried." The Henry Harrison Spratague Scholarship is for those "in whole or in large part of New England colonial descent." The Augustus Woodlbury Scholarship is for those who "prepared for college at Philips Exeter Academy."

Read this in Michael Kinsley's Big Babies.