- Slaughter has directed his testamentary gifts to be designated to the Slaughter-Wilkerson Endowed Scholarship.
- The scholarship provides awards for students from York County, S.C., with first consideration given to those from Slaughter’s hometown of Hickory Grove.
Winthrop University, "Planned Gift by Tom Slaughter, formerly of Hickory Grove, Makes Him Largest Single Donor" (2010). Winthrop News 2010. 73.