The Cornelius Bennhold Scholarship Fund

It is from the treasury of our own gifts that we find fulfillment and joy in giving.
~ Susan S. Trout, PhD, Born to Serve


The Cornelius Bennhold
Scholarship Fund was established in 2016 in memory of Cornelius Bennhold, Professor of Physics and Chair of the Physics Department at George Washington University, and longtime board member, past president, and beloved teacher at the Institute for the Advancement of Service

The fund provides scholarship support for individuals needing financial assistance to enroll in The Clarion Way coursesThe Clarion Way is the term for the Institute's overarching philosophy, as well as the psychospiritual path it offers through our courses and events.

Our tuition fees, ranging from $100 to $400, subsidize the expansion of our courses and materials.  Your gift will serve individuals seeking psychological and spiritual support during this time of intense challenge on our planet.  Our curriculum focuses on the dynamic relationship between soul development, service, leadership, and group life. 

Read Susan Trout's remembrance of
Cornelius Bennhold

For one-time or recurring donations, use the "Donate" button above or below.  Once you click on "Donate," you will have the option to designate your scholarship gift "In Honor of" or "In Memory of" another.

For questions regarding The Cornelius Bennhold Scholarship Fund, contact the Institute at

To contribute by mail: 
send a check or money order to
IAS, PO Box 320245, Alexandria, VA 22320
(please indicate your gift is for the Scholarship Fund)

Read about how the Scholarship Fund emerged from a new phase
of the Institute's history

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