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A donation to any account qualifies the donor as a member of the Friends of Stone Laboratory. A more detailed description of membership levels is available here. Donors will notice that some accounts allow a choice between Immediate Use and Principal.

Immediate Expenditure Funds designated for Immediate Expenditure are not added to the Principal and are immediately available for the intended use.
Principal The Principal within endowments is never spent; the interest from the Principal is used for the intended purpose of the endowment thereby guaranteeing expenditures from the endowment in perpetuity.

General Funds

F.T. Stone Lab Sustaining Endowment
Fund used to enrich the research, teaching, and service programs and facilities at Stone Lab.

Immediate 207015 Principal 607015

Scholarship Funds

Wilbert “Spark” Baumler Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Fund used to provide financial assistance to students attending Stone Lab with first preference to studying fisheries and second preference to Lake Erie aquatic sciences.

Immediate 200389 Principal 600389
Arley Duff Blankenship Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Fund used to provide financial assistance to students taking introductory courses at Stone Lab with first preference to students from Appalachia.


Immediate 240573 Principal 640573
V. Ray Frederick Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Fund used to provide financial assistance to students attending Stone Lab with first preference to non-Ohio State students or those from out-of-state.



Immediate 202290 Principal 602290
Kelly Prochazka Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Fund used to provide financial assistance to high school students taking introductory courses at Stone Lab with first preference to students from Elyria High School and second preference to students from Lorain County.

Immediate 205928 Principal 605928
A. Jackson and Sally Koepp Smith Scholarship Endowment
Fund used to provide financial assistance to students attending Stone Lab.





Immediate 246690 Principal 646690
F.T. Stone Laboratory Scholarship Endowment
Fund used to provide financial assistance to students attending Stone Lab.





Immediate 207012 Principal 607012

Research Funds

John L. Crites Research Fellowship Endowment
Fund used to support research fellowships for scholarly research work at Stone Lab.



Immediate 201510 Principal 601510
Thomas Huxley Langlois Research Fellowship Endowment
Fund used to support research fellowships for scholarly research work at Stone Lab.


Immediate 203930 Principal 603930
F.T. Stone Laboratory Research Endowment
Fund used to support research and related expenses at Stone Lab.




Immediate 202289 Principal 602289

Teaching Funds

Fortner Teacher Enhancement Scholarship Endowment
Fund used to provide scholarships for teachers in environmental science education and Great Lakes studies at Stone Lab.

Immediate 262261 Principal 662261
F.T. Stone Laboratory Visiting Professor Endowment
Fund used to provide for one or more visiting professorships to enrich the instructional programs at Stone Lab.


Immediate 207014 Principal 607014
Ronald L. Stuckey Stone Laboratory Teaching Endowment
Fund used to support faculty teaching with preference to plant science courses at Stone Lab.


Immediate 247052 Principal 647052

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