The Donald Manson Study Abroad Fund was established in 2017 in his memory by his wife Carolyn Manson. Donald Manson ’62 was deeply impacted by Lawrence faculty who inspired him in his commitment to his passions of teaching and government. In particular, his education professor George Walters had a lasting impact in his life. The Donald Manson Study Abroad Fund assists student with demonstrated financial need from diverse populations to study abroad. Preference shall be given to education and government students, as Mr. Manson devoted his life to teaching and public service.
Grants of $1,000 to $2,000 will be given annually to students attending Lawrence-affiliated or -sponsored international study programs that are a term, semester, or academic year in length. Applicants should be from a diverse background and have demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to applicants studying Government or Education.