• Service

    Helping others at home, in school and in the community, in an effort to effect positive change.
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  • Serious Mindedness

    A strong moral compass, a commitment to pursuing a rigorous education  and integrity in all dealings with others.
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  • Work Ethic

    Hard work and diligence at home, in the workplace and in the pursuit of education as well as in service to others.
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  • Leadership

    Encouraging others to work toward a common vision. Individuals who are civic-minded with integrity, initiative, decisiveness, and a sense of purpose.
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  • Academic Achievement

    A commitment to pursing a rigorous course of study to the best of one’s abilities.
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About Us

The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, four-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, their community, or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities.

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News & Events

  • We are deeply saddened by the recent passing of Trustee Dr. Richard F. Gross. Dr. Gross served as a Trustee of the Fund since its inception in 1991 and brought his passion for higher education to his work on our board. He was a close, personal friend of the scholarship fund’s founder, Betty Phillips. For more information about his distinguished career in higher education, please click here.
  • The deadline for applying for a 2019-20 Phillips Scholarship is May 1, 2019. Applications are now available. To learn more about the criteria to apply, click here.
  • Second semester checks for current recipients were mailed on December 3rd.