Memorial and Tribute Giving

Thank you for considering a gift to Nichols School in honor or memory of someone. These gifts are a thoughtful way to honor a classmate, teacher, friend, or family member. You may choose to have your gift support the Memorial Scholarship Fund or another fund of your choice.

(Note: Tribute gifts made through this page are Restricted and do NOT count toward the Nichols Fund. If you want your tribute gift to go to the 2023-2024 Nichols Fund instead, please use the “Make A Gift” link.)

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  • Eulis Merle Cathey, Jr. ’71 Award Fund

    Eulis Merle Cathey Jr. holds a special place in the hearts of the Class of 1971 - and in the history of Nichols School. One of the first Black students to attend Nichols, Eulis was the first minority student elected class president and the first to captain the basketball and track teams. He was also a frequent soloist with the Glee Club and the Nicholodeans.     
    Eulis went on to become a renowned ambassador for American jazz, distinguishing himself as a radio broadcaster, music producer, and record company executive.
    With your support, this special fund will provide an annual award in Eulis’s name to expand future educational opportunities for a Nichols junior who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in music. Thanks to you, his memory will continue to inspire the performance and appreciation of music at Nichols School.
  • George J. Kloepfer II '68 Nichols Middle School Enrichment Fund

    The George J. Kloepfer II Middle School Enrichment Fund aims to enhance students’ learning opportunities through new technologies, field trips, guest speakers, and other innovative resources. With an emphasis on experiential learning, the fund hopes to expose middle school students to a wide range of cultural venues and professional careers.
  • James Williams '04 Memorial

    Established in the spirit of James ‘Jim’ Williams, an award will be presented annually to a student who excels across departments and pursues academic opportunities outside the set curriculum. This individual must also strive to foster a sense of community across the student body and be a friend to all.
    Jim holds a special place in the hearts of the Class of 2004 and to others who knew him at Nichols. Jim lost his life to Covid-19 in April 2021 while living in India with his fiancé.
    By completing the donation form below, you will help us ensure that Jim’s legacy lives on at Nichols School.
    If you have any questions, please contact the Advancement Office at
  • John Arthur Ennis '15 Memorial Fund

    Established in memory of John Arthur Ennis ’15 by his family and friends. This need-based scholarship will be awarded to an applicant entering the upper school who will participate in the life of the school, sports and extra-curricular activities.

    Click here to learn more.
  • Memorial Scholarship Fund

    This endowment fund was established in June of 1986 and generates income to provide financial assistance to deserving students in grades 5-12 who would otherwise be unable to attend Nichols. Over 50% of our students currently receive financial assistance each year.
  • Other Restricted

    Select this option if you wish to designate your gift to an existing fund that is not listed.

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