- Player’s $25,000 bequest will establish the Ernestine C. Player Endowment for Graduate Studies in Social Work, which will provide scholarships, graduate assistantships, and discretionary funds to benefit students enrolled in the Master of Social Work program.
- One of South Carolina’s earliest social workers, Player became known as the “matriarch of social work” in the state.
Winthrop University, "Estate Gift Establishes Ernestine C. Player Endowment for Graduate Studies" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 72.