The Dr. Lonesome Scholarship

101% of $10,000 goal
This campaign ended on October 31, 2017, but you can still make a gift to The College of New Jersey by clicking here!

Have you ever asked yourself, “Where would I be, what would my life look like today, if it weren’t for the educational opportunity afforded to me by Project Chance, along with the support and encouragement of Dr. Casper B. Lonesome?”

Join The Friends of Dr. Casper B. Lonesome as we honor the tremendous impact Dr. Lonesome had on so many of our lives with a scholarship in his name to support future Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) students.

Dr. Lonesome served as director of the EOF, Project CHANCE, at the college from 1968 to 1985. Under his leadership, Project CHANCE helped hundreds of disadvantaged youth attend college and earn a degree. In honor of Dr. Lonesome, we have set a goal of raising $10,000 to put toward a $25,000 endowed scholarship in Doc’s name. Together we can honor this exceptional man and show our appreciation for the tremendous impact he’s had on so many of our lives by supporting future students.

We can all agree that Dr. Lonesome changed lives, and because of Project CHANCE, we were free to dream big dreams. Join us in honoring his legacy. 

We are more than halfway there!

Together we have raised over $5,000 toward our preliminary goal of $10,000. Thank you to everyone who has shown their support! This project closes on October 31, 2017 though so don't miss out, make your gift today!

2411 days ago by TCNJ Fund
"Designation" Update

As part of the "Divine Nine Challenge," we will collect Greek affiliations through the "Designation" drop down menu. When you make your gift, select your Greek affiliation from the dropdown menu, and watch as your chapter climbs the leaderboard! 

All gifts will still be directed to the Dr. Casper B. Lonesome Scholarship.

2431 days ago by TCNJ Fund

We just launched the “Divine Nine Challenge.” This is an opportunity for members of the Divine Nine to come together, honor Doc, and compete to see what Greek organization can raise the most funds toward the first $10,000 of the total $25,000 needed to establish this endowed scholarship in Doc’s name.

Just select your Greek affiliation from the dropdown menu when you make your gift, and watch as your chapter climbs the leaderboard! The group that raises the most money will be recognized at the annual tailgate party at TCNJ Homecoming on October 21, 2017.  

2452 days ago by TCNJ Fund

Divine Nine Challenge
DesignationDonors$ Raised
Omega Psi Phi10$1,420
Delta Sigma Theta11$850
Alpha Kappa Alpha5$350
Kappa Alpha Psi2$200
Zeta Phi Beta0$0
Sigma Gamma Rho0$0
Phi Beta Sigma0$0
Iota Phi Theta0$0
Alpha Phi Alpha0$0
Donor Affiliations
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Gradhat icon79%Alumni
Suitcase icon2%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon10%Friends
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