University of Southern Indiana

Scholarships and Aid

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A full list of College of Nursing and Health Professions scholarships also is available.

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Name
# of Awards
Amount
Cash Award
Alliance to the First District Society Scholarship
1
$300
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Faculty to select a single mother with the greatest financial need. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Not renewable. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Assistance must validate need.
Allison Carter Memorial Scholarship
1
$1100
Selection Process:
  • Admission to select
Criteria: Award to an incoming freshman dental hygiene student with financial need. First preference given to a student who is an athlete. Second preference to community involvement. Scholarship may be renewed for an additional three years as long as full-time status and 2.5 GPA is maintained. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the upcoming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Assistance must validate need.
American Dental Hygienists' Association, USI Student Chapter Award
1
$100
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Active member of SADHA, adheres to ADHA Code of Ethics, leadership, currently enrolled in dental hygiene program. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the upcoming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable, but may be re-awarded.
First District Dental Society Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Outstanding student in dental assisting or dental hygiene. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the upcoming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Juanita Schisler Memorial Scholarship
1
$200
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: To recognize a second year dental hygiene student who excels professionally and clinically. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the upcoming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Juanita Schisler Professionalism Award in Dental Hygiene
1
$200
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Senior dental hygiene student who displays professionalism in clinical and community activities. Must be an active member of the ADHA USI Student Chapter. This is a cash award.
Lloyd R. Wallis Memorial Scholarship
1
$1000
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Award to a dental hygiene student. Preference given to a student with need. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the upcoming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. May be renewed with a 3.0.
Ohio Valley Dental Hygienists' Association Scholarship
1
$400
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Continuing first year dental hygiene student, 3.5 GPA, excellent clinical aptitude, must meet ADHA Code of Ethics. Must be an active member of the ADHA USI Student Chapter. Scholarship may not be divided. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the upcoming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Phyllis Raines Babb Dental Hygiene Memorial Scholarship Endowment
1
$1000
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Full-time USI students who are natural-born citizens of the United States majoring in dental hygiene with preference given to students from the Tri-State area of Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. Students who are in good academic standing at USI and maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher when the scholarship is awarded and received. The scholarship shall be awarded annually and shall be renewable at the discretion of the Dental Hygiene program faculty if the recipient continues to meet the eligibility.
Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society Scholarship
1
$150
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Continuing Dental Hygiene student. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the upcoming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Full-time students at the University of Southern Indiana enrolled in an undergraduate pre-clinical program which prepares them to seek employment in the fields of gerontology, geriatrics, long-term care and/or long-term care administration. Preference shall be given to students who are enrolled full-time in a specific health-related degree program with work experience and/or volunteer service related to gerontology. Preference shall be given to undergraduate students with junior or senior status or graduate students with at least one academic year of study remaining at the time the scholarship is received. Students who are in good academic standing at the University of Southern Indiana and maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale when the scholarship is awarded and received. Applicants shall submit to the selection committee a one-page essay describing their career goals. The scholarship is not automatically renewable, but may be renewed if the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements of the scholarship.

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