Scholarships and Aid
Contact the program chair for more information on applying for these scholarships.
A full list of College of Nursing and Health Professions scholarships also is available.
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Deaconess Health System Health Professions Scholarship
Criteria: Full-time students in good academic standing (3.0 GPA or higher) at USI who have been accepted into the diagnostic medical sonography, food and nutrition, or radiologic and imaging sciences program at the time of application and receipt of scholarship. Recipients must display professional attributes consistent with the mission of Deaconess Health System to provide health care service with a compassionate and caring spirit, and must have demonstrated financial need as validated by FAFSA. Student Financial Assistance must validate need.
Food and Nutrition Academic Achievement Award
Criteria: For a food and nutrition major with an overall GPA of 3.7 and minimum of 60 cumulative earned hours. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Food and Nutrition Student Organization Scholarship
Criteria: For a food and nutrition major and a member in good standing of the Food and Nutrition Student Organization. Must participate in a minimum of three (3) FNSO meetings or activities during the current membership year. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
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.