Wright, Paul W. Memorial Fund


  • Western/RMAC scholar intercollegiate Athletics
  • Must have competed at WCU for two or more years and have at least one more year of eligibility remaining


Paul W. Wright and his wife Hazel who made immeasurable contributions to students of Western. During his 28 years on the staff (1935-1963), "Frosty" Wright coached every men's sport at one time or another and served as Intercollegiate Athletics director and chairman of the Physical Education Department. He was named to the Helms Intercollegiate Athletics Foundation Hall of Fame in 1970 in partial recognition of his role in establishing skiing as an intercollegiate sport recognized by the NCAA. The gymnasium on the Western Campus is named in his honor.

Award depends on funds available.

Selected by: Donor Scholarship Committee (Director of Intercollegiate Athletics).


Contact the Intercollegiate Athletics Department for application and deadline information.

970.943.2079 | Paul Wright Gym 210