W. Keith Stamey Scholarships

For Wake Forest fans who have attended ACC Tournament games in the Greensboro Coliseum, or those who made the drive there for “home” basketball games in the 1980s, the trip wasn’t complete without a stop at Stamey’s Barbecue restaurant across the street. While alumni associate the Stamey name with barbecue and basketball, current and future students will remember the late W. Keith Stamey (’59) for creating a major scholarship program through the largest single gift ever made as of that time to the University by an individual.

Stamey left his entire estate, valued at about $7 million, to endow a need-based scholarship for undergraduates from the University’s “traditional constituency.”

Applicants should complete a CSS Profile by February 1.