Supporting future generations through scholarships

Stephanie and Wil (’91) Bass

Gifts to institutions of higher learning have lasting effects, allowing students of today and tomorrow to access a transformational education. Stephanie and Wil (’91) Bass are passionate about higher education and supporting student scholarships at Campbell University. Wil states, “We feel strongly about the role private Christian schools play in higher education. We see scholarships as one way to expand the opportunity for students to attend a private university.”

Wil graduated from Campbell with a degree in computer information systems. He currently serves as senior vice president/principal cybersecurity engineer with Truist Financial Corp in Raleigh, NC. Stephanie is a private wealth financial advisor for Wells Fargo. In his role as an IT Engineer, Wil sees on a daily basis the importance of engineering in the economy.

The Bass family established the G. Wilson & Stephanie Bass School of Engineering Endowed Scholarship to ensure that students can learn and hone their technical skills through a School of Engineering degree.

Stephanie and Wil are inspired by their many blessings in life. They consider it an honor and a joy to invest in Campbell students. “We want to leave this world a better place,” says Stephanie, “and one way to do that is through educating future generations.”

The value of a Campbell degree extends beyond graduation. Graduates use the skills, knowledge, and experience obtained at Campbell to serve their communities and the world. Scholarships remain a significant area of need for the School of Engineering. Wil encourages others who may consider a gift to Campbell, saying, “We know that our gifts are in good hands with Campbell University. The gifts we give today will multiply in the future whether through educating today’s students or the students of tomorrow.”

For more information about supporting or creating an engineering scholarship, contact Nathan Rice, director of development (

To see all School of Engineering scholarships, visit the Campbell funds list.