The Guild Scholarship in Graduate Education
Through their efforts, The Guild has provided the means for energetic, bright, responsible graduate students to experience for themselves the life-shaping, Christ-centered educational excellence that is Houston Baptist.
As of May 2012, The Guild has contributed $1,470,786
to HBU for scholarships, special projects and The Guild Institute in Christian Family Studies.
In May 1999 The Guild completed the E.D. "Doug" Hodo Endowed Scholarship in Graduate Education.
In May 2000 a second endowed scholarship, The Guild Endowed Scholarship in Graduate Education was established.
In May 2002 the third endowed scholarship was completed and named Sharon Elaine Saunders Endowed Scholarship in Graduate Education.
In May 2004 a fourth endowed scholarship in graduate education was completed and named The Guild Presidents' Endowed Scholarship in Graduate Education.
In May 2006 a fifth endowed scholarship was initiated; in December of 2006 it was named in honor of President Robert B. Sloan, Jr. The Robert B. Sloan, Jr. Endowed Scholarship was completed in 2009.
In December 2010 a sixth endowed scholarship was initiated and named the Sue Collier Sloan Endowed Scholarship; in May 2011 an additional gift was added to the Sue Collier Sloan Endowed Scholarship designated for graduate education in the School of Theology. The scholarship was completed in 2012.
* Endowed Scholarship represents an investment of $128,000.