University of Southern Indiana

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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Name
# of Awards
Amount
Cash Award
Amelia Harrington Memorial Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Full time Nursing student (preference to student planning to go into Pediatric Nursing) with financial need. Renewable for one additional year with minimum 3.0 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Barbara Jeanne Wertz Memorial Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: To be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in nursing (associate, baccalaureate, or masters) with demonstrated financial need. Automatically renewable with 3.0 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Beverly June Frederking Scholarship
2
$750
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Students enrolled in Masters in Nursing classes. Planning careers as Nurse Practitioners. Financial Need. Merit recognition. Renewable as long as ALL criteria are still met. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Carole Anne Dipple Memorial Nursing Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Nursing student who demonstrates the caring and commitment that characterized Carole Anne Dippel LPN. Must be a single, widowed, or divorced LPN who has returned to the university to complete studies toward RN. Additional considerations: students who have been caregivers in hospital, long-term care setting or to family members; financial need; prior academic grades. For tuition, fees and books. May be renewed if criteria is still met by recipient. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Charles E. Day & Nancy Day Farmer Memorial Scholarship
3
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: For a nursing major (ASN, BSN) whose career goal is pain management or oncology nursing. May be used for tuition, fees and books. Automatically renewable with 3.0 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
Claude Wertz, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: To be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in nursing (associate, baccalaureate, or masters) with demonstrated financial need. Automatically renewable with 3.0 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Connie G. Lockhart Hansert Memorial Nursing Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: For nursing majors who are planning to pursue a career in pediatric nursing. Applicants must have financial need, a minimum 3.0 GPA and be classified as juniors to apply - scholarship will be used during their senior year. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Deaconess Hospital Medical Staff Nursing Scholarship
6
$1000
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Full-time nursing student (2 or 4 yr); cumulative GPA of 3.2; preference to student with financial need. Automatically renewable if qualified. One for each class level. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Donald & Ruth Whipple Memorial Scholarship
2
$1000
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: To be awarded to Junior or Senior nursing student with financial need to be used in junior or senior. Automatically renewable with 2.5 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Edward F. Harrison Scholarship
19
$1000
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: A student who is health professions career-oriented with demonstrated need and who shows real commitment. Preference to Nursing. Automatically renewable with 3.2 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Ethel Mae Jenney Payne Scholarship
15
$1000
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Nursing students in good standing with financial need seeking bachelor's or masters' degrees. Preference to graduates desiring to further their education in professional nursing. Automatically renewable with minimum GPA. Must complete degree. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Fred and Elise Moutoux Trautvetter Scholarship
2
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Nursing Major; full-time student; minimum GPA of 2.5; financial need; Automatically renewable May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Renewed if still meet criteria. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Helen & Thomas Miller and Jennifer & Mark Browning Nursing Scholarship
1
$850
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: For students from Evansville, Indiana who demonstrate a commitment to nursing. Renewable if criteria is still met. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
Hilda Higgs Nursing & Health Professions Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: For a first year nursing major (first year accepted into the program with preference to a student who has been a member of HOSA - Health Occupation Student Association) Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year.
Judith Wertz Memorial Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: To be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in nursing (associate, baccalaureate, or masters) with demonstrated financial need. Automatically renewable with 3.0 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Judy Benedict Hightower Memorial Scholarship
1
$750
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
  • Admission to select
Criteria: To a bright and deserving student majoring in Nursing with an interest in specializing in hospice or home care work. Award to be used in senior year. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable, but recipient may be reawarded.
Leona Paul Shafer Nursing Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: For nursing majors seeking BSN. Must be employed by a health service field like a nursing home, home health, but can have a broader interpretation. Decision based on unmet need and GPA. Applied to tuition, fees, or books. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable, but can be reawarded. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Marjoria Springer Ogilvy & Charles Irvin Springer Endowed Nursing Scholarship
1
$900
Selection Process:
  • Other
Criteria: For a U.S. citizen who is a full time USI student majoring in nursing. Renewable with 3.0 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Mary Weiss Barnhart Scholarship
10
$1000
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Recipients must be accepted to the Master of Science in Nursing program, enrolled in graduate level courses, in good standing and enrolled during the current academic year. Post masters certificates are eligible. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Melissa Faye Lawrence Endowed Memorial Nursing Scholarship
1
$2500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: The recipient must be a nontraditional, female Nursing student with a "B" average. The student should be close to graduation and show true promise of becoming a nurse. A good candidate might be a single mother working hard to make ends meet as well as taking on the challenges of nursing courses. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. The scholarship is not automatically renewable, but the recipient may reapply.
Opti-Mrs. Nursing Scholarship
1
$600
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: A bright and deserving nursing student. Award to be used for tuition, fees or books and may be renewed with a minimum 3.0 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
R. Jack Griffis Memorial Nursing Scholarship
1
$300
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Registered Nurse returning to complete BSN. Renewable if recipient continues to meet criteria. Nursing Faculty selects recipient. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Renewable with 3.0 GPA.
Sigma Alpha Sorority Gamma Beta Chapter Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Woman majoring in Nursing; Automatically renewable with 2.5 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
The Communities of Solarbron Nursing Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: A senior nursing student who maintains a GPA 2.75 or better and will agree to work at Solarbron for a period of at least one year (18 months) or repay pro-rata. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
USI Nursing Alumni Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Students must be currently enrolled in the USI College of Nursing & Health Professionals. Undergraduates must have completed 12 USI nursing credit hours and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate leadership and service to the community and the nursing professions. Consideration will also be given to the number of hours the student is employed. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. May resubmit application, not automatically renewable.
West Side Kiwanis Nursing Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Full-time Nursing student entering his/her junior or senior year. For students who plan to specialize in the care of children. Automatically renewable with minimum 3.0 GPA May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
William H. and Trudy Mitchell Nursing Scholarship
2
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: 1st or 2nd year Nursing major; financial need; automatically renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Winston & Marjoria Ogilvy Scholarship
1
$1000
Selection Process:
  • Admission to select
Criteria: 2.5 GPA, Financial need, for tuition, fees or books. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Student Financial Aid must validate need.

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