Thomas P. Benza

Associate Director of Financial Aid

BS, BA, Appalachian State; MA, Wake Forest

Tom has been with working with Student Financial Aid at Wake Forest for over five years. In addition to awarding institutional and federal aid to students at the School of Divinity, he also counsels, assesses need, and awards need-based institutional scholarships to a fifth of the undergraduate population. Tom serves as a member of the Appeals Committee that reviews students and their families’ special circumstances in relation to financial assistance and is a liaison to the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Magnolia Scholars First Generation Program. He is passionate about providing access and information about financial aid to students and their families.