This scholarship, generously funded by George Washington University Law School alumni and friends, honors Murray J. Schooner, MA '74, a well-known figure in the government contracting community and father of GW Law's Nash & Cibinic Professor of Government Procurement Law Steven L. Schooner, LLM '89. After retiring from the U.S. Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in the mid-1970's, he worked for 27 years for Unisys Corporation (and its predecessor, Sperry) as the director of procurement and socioeconomic business development. Throughout his career, Murray championed small and disadvantaged business contracting programs, with a particular focus on minority, women-owned, and veteran-owned small businesses.
Endowed scholarships create a lasting legacy of support by providing funds for financial aid in perpetuity. Please join us in this effort to honor Murray J. Schooner and his profound commitment to the advancement of Government Procurement Law and the GW Law community.