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Name
# of Awards
Amount
Cash Award
Academic Achievement Award in Radiologic & Imaging Sciences
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Full time second year Rad Tech student with highest cumulative GPA. USI Rad Tech Program Director and Radiology Tech staff reviews GPAs to confirm recipient. 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.
Academic Achievement Award in Respiratory Therapy
1
$200.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Highest GPA for second year respiratory therapy student. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Advanced Preferred Imaging Scholarship
2
$400.00
Selection Process:
Criteria: First year radiology student performing clinicals at Methodist Hospital in Henderson, KY and is working toward a Rad Tech Assoc degree with a min GPA of 2.8 at time of selection and showing good potential as a Radiologic Technologist. Financial need is first, but not only consideration. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Alliance to the First District Society Scholarship
1
$300.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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 current academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
Allison Carter Memorial Scholarship
1
$750.00
Selection Process:
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
  • Student Aid/Admissions to select
Criteria: Award to an incoming freshman dental hygiene student with financial need. 1st preference given to a student who is an athlete. 2nd preference to community involvement. Scholarship may be renewed for an additional three years as long as fulltime status and 2.5 GPA is maintained. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
Amelia Harrington Memorial Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
American Dental Hygienists' Association, USI Student Chapter Award
1
$100.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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 current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable, but may be reawarded.
Andrea K. Bullock Memorial Scholarship
1
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Award to diagnostic medical sonography major. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Barbara Jeanne Wertz Memorial Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Bernard E. Schnacke Memorial Scholarship
2
$1,100.00
Selection Process:
  • Other
Criteria: 3.0 GPA required. Sophomore or junior (seeking associate or bachelor degree) to be selected Annually in January by Health Professions Committee & honored at the following Honors Week Convocation. NOT 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.
Better Breathers First Year Academic Award
1
$100.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Highest GPA for second year respiratory therapy student. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Beverly June Frederking Scholarship
2
$750.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Carole Anne Dipple Memorial Nursing Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Charles E. Day & Nancy Day Farmer Memorial Scholarship
3
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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.
Cheryl Hay Warren Family Scholarship
1
$900.00
Selection Process:
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
  • Student Aid/Admissions to select
Criteria: Award to a first year dental assisting major with financial need with preference to students from Warrick County, Vanderburgh, Spencer or surrounding county. Not renewable. 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
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Connie G. Lockhart Hansert Memorial Nursing Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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
$1,000.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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
Donald & Ruth Whipple Memorial Scholarship
2
$1,000.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Edward F. Harrison Scholarship
19
$1,000.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Ethel Mae Jenney Payne Scholarship
15
$1,000.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
First District Dental Society Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Outstanding student in Dental Assisting or Dental Hygiene 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.
Food and Nutrition Academic Achievement Award
1
$75.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Be a Food and Nutrition major with an overall GPA of 3.7 and minimum of 90 cumulative earned hours. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Food and Nutrition Student Organization Scholarship
1
$50.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Be 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.
Fred and Elise Moutoux Trautvetter Scholarship
2
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Gordon and Gail Kelley Health Professions Award
5
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
Criteria: Indiana resident; full-time student; 3.0 GPA; financial need; written statement; evidence of volunteer service other than required by University. NOT 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.
Health Professions Faculty Award
1
$200.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: A worthy student to be determined annually by Health Professions Faculty. 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.
Health Services Academic Achievement Award
1
$100.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Health Services major with an overall GPA of 3.7 and minimum of 90 cumulative earned hours. Selected by Health Services faculty. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Health Services Community Service Award
1
$100.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Health Services Organization member who attends at least 4 HSO meetings or events each year and participates in community service projects. Must show leadership skills, positive attitude and the spirit of volunteerism. Renewable if recipient continues to meet criteria. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Health Services Organization Scholarship
1
$50.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Health Services major with an overall GPA of 2.5 or better and attends at least 3 HSO meetings or events each year. Must write a letter about why they deserve the award, goals in 10 years and discusses their participation in HSO. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Helen & Thomas Miller and Jennifer & Mark Browning Nursing Scholarship
1
$850.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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.
Houser Respiratory Disease Clinical Award
1
$100.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Student recognized for demonstrating excellent clinical ability and dedication. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Juanita Schisler Memorial Scholarship
1
$200.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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 current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Juanita Schisler Professionalism Award in Dental Hygiene
1
$200.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Senior dental hygiene student who displays professionalism in clinical and community activities. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
Judith Wertz Memorial Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Judy Benedict Hightower Memorial Scholarship
1
$750.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Aid/Admissions 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.
Kuhlenschmidt Clinical Skills Award
1
$100.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
Criteria: Second year student demonstrating excellent clinical ability and dedication. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
L. Ray Stewart M.D. Memorial Scholarship
2
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
Criteria: 1st year student working toward Rad Tech Associate Degree with minimum GPA 2.75 at time of selection showing good potential as a radiologic technologist and demonstrating financial need. May be renewed 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.
Leona Paul Shafer Nursing Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Lloyd R. Wallis Memorial Scholarship
1
$1,000.00
Selection Process:
  • Student Aid/Admissions to select
Criteria: May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. May be renewed with a 3.0.
Marjoria Springer Ogilvy & Charles Irvin Springer Endowed Nursing Scholarship
1
$900.00
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
$1,000.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Melissa Faye Lawrence Endowed Memorial Nursing Scholarship
1
$2,500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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.
Most Valuable Peer Award
1
$100.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
  • Student Aid/Admissions to select
Criteria: Second year student chosen by their peers as the individual demonstrating the greatest amount of emotional and academic support for other class members. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Ohio Valley Dental Hygienists' Association Scholarship
1
$400.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Continuing first year dental hygiene student; 3.5 GPA; excellent clinical aptitude; must meet ADHA Code of Ethics 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.
Opti-Mrs. Nursing Scholarship
1
$600.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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.
Patoka Valley Radiology Scholarship
3
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
Criteria: First year student working toward a Rad Tech Associate degree with minimum GPA of 2.8 at time of selection showing good potential as a radiologic technologist. Must be performing clinicals at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. Financial need should be first but not the only consideration. In the event of no recipient, two scholarships will be awarded the following year. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Penkava Radiologic Technology Scholarship
1
$250.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
Criteria: Second year Radiologic Imaging student performing clinicals at Deaconess. Minimum 3.0 GPA with at least 20 hours completed at time of selections. Student must have demonstrated financial need and must show good potential. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
R. Jack Griffis Memorial Nursing Scholarship
1
$300.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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.
Radiology Student Alumni Scholarship
1
$100.00
Selection Process:
  • Other
Criteria: A worthy radiology student to be determined by their peers. Nominations based on an essay about student who lends emotional/academic support to other class members. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Robert & Sharon Hooper Respiratory Therapy Scholarship
2
$200.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
Criteria: To be awarded to two respiratory therapy students to help offset the cost of the Kettering Review. 1) Highest GPA 2) For greatest financial need. Not renewable, but may be reawarded (if they still have highest GPA or most need.) May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Sigma Alpha Sorority Gamma Beta Chapter Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society Scholarship
1
$150.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Continuing Dental Hygiene Student. 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.
Southern Indiana Imaging Consultants Scholarship
2
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
Criteria: 1st year student working toward Radiologic & Imaging Sciences degree with a minimum GPA of 3.25 at the time of selection showing good potential as a radiologic technologist and demonstrating financial need May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
The Communities of Solarbron Nursing Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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 Bookstore Scholarship
1
$2,000.00
Selection Process:
  • Other
Criteria: For a bright and deserving junior to be used during their senior year. Chosen by the Dean.
USI Foundation Excellence in Learning Awards
2
$1,000.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Academic achievement - minimum 3.0 GPA, leadership and service in health care and commitment to patient care excellence. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
USI Nursing Alumni Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
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.
Valadares Ehlman Health Professions Endowed Scholarship
1
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
Criteria: To be awarded to a single mother with strength of character and of non-traditional age, who needs financial assistance to return to school to complete a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Degree. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the current academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
West Side Kiwanis Health Professions Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Full-time student whose major falls within the College of Nursing & Health Professions and plans 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.
West Side Kiwanis Nursing Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
William H. and Trudy Mitchell Nursing Scholarship
2
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
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.
Winston & Marjoria Ogilvy Scholarship
1
$1,000.00
Selection Process:
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
  • Student Aid/Admissions to select
Criteria: 2.5 GPA, Financial need, for tuition, fees or books. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.

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