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Leopold Schepp Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Leopold Schepp Foundation

551 5th Ave., Ste. 3000

New York City, NY United States 10176-3201

Telephone: (212) 692-0191


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-02-28)

Assets: $11,025,548

Total giving: $223,500






Incorporated in 1925 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to assist young men and women of character and ability who have insufficient means to complete their vocational or professional education. Undergraduate scholarships to individuals under 30 years of age; graduate scholarships to individuals under 40 years of age; a small number of fellowships for independent study and research to individuals in the arts and literature, medicine, and oceanography.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to students who are U.S. citizens enrolled on a full-time basis at accredited colleges and universities.

Schepp Foundation Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizens of character and ability who have insufficient means to obtain or complete their formal education and who are already enrolled in college or preparing for graduate study. Undergraduates must be under 30 years of age at the time of application, graduates must be under 40 years of age at the time of application. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale and must enroll full time in a four year bachelor degree or approved graduate program.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Higher education

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-02-28

Assets: $11,025,548 (market value)

Gifts received: $287,818

Expenditures: $806,875

Total giving: $223,500

Qualifying distributions: $716,707