The ATO Foundation

Dec 31, 2018

Founded in 1935 by a $5,000 gift from Erskine Mayo Ross, one of the Founders of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, the Alpha Tau Omega Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Alpha Tau Omega has been entrusted with an important and influential role in the lives of its young men. It honors this trust by providing educational programs and scholarships of the highest standards.

Each year, the ATO Foundation award more than $100,000 in national scholarships to ATOs across the country. Among the Foundation’s many scholarship opportunities are the National Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships as well as the J. Milton Richardson Theological Fellowship, the Lawrence A. Long Memorial Law Scholarship, the Authur Sailer Pharmacology Scholarship and the Richard A. Ports Public Affairs Award. All undergraduate and graduate members in good standing are encouraged to apply.

For more information about the ATO Foundation and it’s scholarship offerings, visit


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