Scholarships in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

  • 2017–18 Scholarships

    Alexa J. Boyer Emerick Nursing Scholarship

    Eligibility requirements:

    • Outstanding and deserving junior and/or senior student in the Nursing program
    • Maintenance of a 3.0 GPA in the Nursing program
    • Demonstrated participation in school and/or community activities

    Selection will be made in the fall semester by the Enrollment Enhancement Committee, and is subject to faculty approval. 

    Eleanor Bosnik Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility requirements:

    • Incoming freshman who graduated from Port Allegheny High School
    • Declared major in the health professions
    • Demonstrated financial need
    • Demonstrated good character, good citizenship, and has good moral standing

    Selection will be made in the spring semester.

    Ella Seanor Leadership Award

    Eligibility requirements:

    • A graduating senior in the Department of Nursing with high standards of professional nursing
    • Demonstrated leadership and service within the graduating class

    Selection will be made in the fall semester by the Enrollment Enhancement Committee, and is subject to faculty approval. 

    Gorman Scholarship

    Eligibility requirements:

    • Enrollment as a full-time student in either Nursing or Allied Health
    • Good academic standing in Nursing or Allied Health program
    • Demonstrated self-reliance, maturity, and flexibility
    • Preference for this scholarship will go to those with financial need

    Selection will be made in the fall semester by the Enrollment Enhancement Committee, and is subject to faculty approval. 

    Indiana Lions Club Humanitarian Award

    Eligibility requirements:

    • Senior standing
    • Community service
    • Demonstration of clinical caring attributes: skill, compassion, understanding, humanitarianism, accountability, and professionalism

    Selection will be made in the spring semester.

    Kay Staszkiewicz Memorial Scholarship

    Selection will be made in the fall semester by the Enrollment Enhancement Committee, and is subject to faculty approval. For more information, contact Dr. Julia Greenawalt.

    Kuzneski Family Scholarship

    Eligibility requirements:

    • Incoming freshman student, with preference to a graduate from Indiana County High School
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Declared major in nursing, art, or participation in intercollegiate football

    Selection will be made in the spring semester. For more information, contact Dr. Julia Greenawalt.

    Marian A. Murray Scholarship

    Eligibility requirements:

    • Graduate student
    • Be involved in activities beyond practice
    • Have active membership in professional organizations
    • Demonstrate involvement in research, presentations, and/or service
    • Have a good QPA
    • A written essay describing your goals as well as career and professional involvement

    Selection will be made in the spring semester.

    Michelle A. Campbell Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility requirements:

    • 2.75 GPA or higher
    • Graduate of Elk County Catholic, Johnsonburg Area, Ridgeway Area, or St. Marys Area High School in Pennsylvania
    • Enrolled as a second year or higher nursing student

    The Scholarship Selection Committee, appointed by the Board of trustees of the Elk County Community Foundation, will select the scholarship recipient. For more information, visit Elk County Community Foundation.

    PHN Charitable Foundation Nursing Scholarship

    Eligibility requirements:

    • Enrollment in LPN-BSN or RN-BSN program
    • GPA of 3.0 if an incoming freshman, or good academic standing if upperclassman
    • Demonstrated financial need
    • Essay
    • Preference will be given to students from Indiana, Butler, Beaver, Lawrence, Cambria, Clarion, Crawford, or Mercer counties
    • Second preference will be given to students from any county within Western Pennsylvania
    Pocket Nurse Scholarship

    These scholarships are provided from Pocket Nurse, a nurse-owned and -operated company. The company has established a Scholarship Trust Fund whose monies are dedicated to assisting qualified applicants to pursue their education. Please visit pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarship for additional information on eligibility and how to apply. 

    Susan Spurlin Peckman Scholarship

    Eligibility requirements:

    • Currently an incoming freshman
    • QPA of at least 3.0
    • Brief essay describing character and career goals
    • Preference will be given to students from Indiana, Marion Center or Woodland Hills
    • Select upperclassmen may be chosen from the above schools
    • If there are still no students, two scholarships may be given next year

    Recipient will be decided in the spring semester.

    To learn about other scholarships and job opportunities, go to:

    1. Graham Sefton Baskin and Anna Mae Sweeney Baskin Foundation — Open to those attending or who attended high school in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, with preference for those attending or who attended Marion Center High School.
    2. AACN After College
    3. Navy — Information and application on bulletin board outside 228 Johnson Hall
    4. Loan Forgiveness
    5. Army ROTC
    6. Armstrong County Community Foundation Scholarships
    7. Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania
    8. PHEF Grants
    9. Washington Metropolitan Area Navy Nurse Corps Association (WMANNCA) scholarship