This fund was initally established in 1963 with an annual gift by Mr. and Mrs. Forgotston. Subsequently, Mr. and Mrs. Forgotston endowed the fund in order to provide financial assistance to academically superior students attending Tulane Law School. Mr. and Mrs. Forgotston's philanthropy was significant in New Orleans and extended to a variety of educational, religious, and health-related organizations. Mr. Forgotston died in 1986; Mrs. Forgotston died in 1996. Their grandson, Leonard Davis, is a 1984 graduate of Tulane Law School.
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