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Harry B. Crewson Foundation

Funding Future Scholars

Our Mission

The Crewson Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, honors the memory of OUCU Founder Harry B. Crewson

The Foundation funds educational opportunities for OUCU members and the children of members.Dr. Crewson believed strongly in the power of education to benefit individuals and their communities. A scholarship allowed him to pursue his own college education and laid the groundwork for his many achievements. 


How Do I Donate to the Foundation?

  • Visit any of our branches
  • Call (740) 597-2800
  • Transfer automatically
  • Complete and return the donation card with payment by mail:

OUCU Financial
ATTN: Crewson Foundation
944 E State St
Athens, OH 45701

  • Estate planning - there are many types of planned giving strategies

Questions? Please call:

Romney Garner, Financial Advisor - (740) 597-2859
Garry Hunter, OUCU Corporate Attorney - (740) 592-5580


Who Was Harry B. Crewson?

Harry B. Crewson, OUCU founder, was the 17th President of Ohio University and a Trustee Professor of Economics. As a public figure in Athens, he was respected for artful dispute, mediation and consensus-building.



Harry B. Crewson Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to these outstanding recipients of the 2023 Harry B. Crewson Scholarship! Each has been awarded $3,000 toward their undergraduate education at Ohio University. 

Jayden Holzaepfel of Alexander High School plans to major in music education with an instrumental emphasis. Jayden is the child of Andrew and Karmin Holzaepfel.

Ryleigh Jordan is also an Alexander High School senior and will be an art and design major.  Parents are Jennifer & Joshua Jordan.

Madison King of Nelsonville-York High School plans to study exercise science. Madison is the child of Courtney and Jeremy King. 

We wish them all the best!

Jayden Holzaepfel

Jayden Holzaepfel
Alexander High School

Ryleigh Jordan

Ryleigh Jordan
Alexander High School

Madison King

Madison King
Nelsonville-York High School






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