University of Southern Indiana

Scholarships and Aid

View a list of University-wide scholarships in Student Financial Assistance.

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Name
# of Awards
Amount
Cash Award
Academic Achievement Award in Radiologic & Imaging Sciences
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
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
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 current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Allison Carter Memorial Scholarship
1
$750
Selection Process:
  • Admission 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. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
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.
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 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
Criteria: Award to diagnostic medical sonography major. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
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.
Bernard E. Schnacke Memorial Scholarship
2
$1100
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
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
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.
Cheryl Hay Warren Family Scholarship
1
$900
Selection Process:
  • Admission 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. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
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.
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 current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Food and Nutrition Academic Achievement Award
1
$75
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
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.
Gordon and Gail Kelley Health Professions Award
5
$500
Selection Process:
  • Other
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. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Health Professions Faculty Award
1
$200
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
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.
Houser Respiratory Disease Clinical Award
1
$100
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
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 current 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. 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
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.
Kuhlenschmidt Clinical Skills Award
1
$100
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Second year student demonstrating excellent clinical ability and dedication. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
L. Ray Stewart M.D. Memorial Scholarship
2
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
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.
Lloyd R. Wallis Memorial Scholarship
1
$1000
Selection Process:
  • Admission 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
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.
Most Valuable Peer Award
1
$100
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
  • Admission 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. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
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 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
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.
Patoka Valley Radiology Scholarship
3
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
Penkava Radiologic Technology Scholarship
1
$250
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
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.
Radiology Student Alumni Scholarship
1
$100
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
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
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.
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 current academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Southern Indiana Imaging Consultants Scholarship
2
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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. 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 Bookstore Scholarship
1
$2000
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
$1000
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
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.
Valadares Ehlman Health Professions Endowed Scholarship
1
$
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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. Student Financial Aid must validate need.
West Side Kiwanis Health Professions Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
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
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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