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Scholarship Details

Over $1 million in scholarship and assistantship funding was awarded to College of Nursing students during the 2012-2013 academic year. These awards recognize academic achievement and financial need. If you have questions regarding the scholarship application process, please contact the College of Nursing Office of Student Affairs at (513) 558-3600. PLEASE NOTE: Students enrolled in a Distance Learning offering of our programs are not eligible to receive these scholarships.


Awards & Eligibility Requirements

  • The Susan and Derek van Amerongen Scholarship Fund

    Up to $5,000 per year, for 2 academic years, for a total of $10,000

    • Preference given to a student enrolled in a Nurse Practitioner program
    • Preference given to a student of Hispanic origin and/or a student interested in working in the Hispanic community after graduation
    • Preference given to a student interested in public health or community health nursing
    • College of Nursing graduate students
    • Full-time enrollment status
  • Alumni Association Graduate Scholarship

    Up to $2,000 per year

    • College of Nursing graduate students;
    • Full-time enrollment status; and
    • Minimum University GPA of 3.0.
  • Nellie Alden Franz Scholarship

    Up to $3,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student;
    • Full-time enrollment status;
    • Minimum University GPA of 3.0; and
    • Must have applied for federal aid using the FAFSA.
  • Barr Scholarship Fund

    Up to two (2) $3,000 (full- or part-time students) per year and one (1) $6,000 (full-time student) per year

    • On-site College of Nursing Advanced Nurse Practitioner graduate student;
    • Full- or part-time enrollment status; and
    • Minimum University GPA of 3.0.
    • The Barr Awards are eligible for renewal for one additional year based upon academic achievement. Application submittal is required for second year of funding.
  • Board of Advisors Scholarship

    Up to $2,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) student;
    • Full-time enrollment status; and
    • Minimum University GPA of 3.0.

  • Phillip O. Bridenbaugh, M.D., Anesthesia Scholarship Fund
    • Students must be accepted into the CRNA graduate program; and
    • Be a full-time student in good standing.
  • Lee & Shannon Carter Endowed Scholarship Fund

    $500 minimum per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student;
    • Full-time enrollment status;
    • Minimum University GPA of 3.0; and
    • Demonstrates financial need.
  • College of Nursing Scholarship

    Up to $4,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student
    • Full-time enrollment status
    • Minimum University GPA of 3.0
  • Dennis M. & Lois A. Doyle Scholarship Fund

    Up to four (4) $2,500 scholarships per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student;
    • Full-time enrollment status; and
    • Minimum University GPA of 3.0.
  • Eileen H. Duncan & Robert McCarthy Scholarship

    Up to $6,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student;
    • Full-time enrollment status
  • Charles Fleischmann Foundation Scholarship

    Up to $4,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) student;
    • Full-time enrollment status;
    • Minimum University GPA of 3.0; and
    • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Helene Fuld Health Trust Scholarship

    Up to $4,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) student;
    • Full-time enrollment status; and
    • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Jerome Giuseffii, Jr. M.D. Scholarship
    • Peri-operative nursing student scholarship; and
    • Annual scholarship will be awarded on need but also on merit as a B grade point average must be maintained.
  • Lawrence & Gladys Gordon Endowed Fund for Adult Gerontological Nursing
    • Master’s degree level student(s) enrolled in the Adult Gerontological Acute Care NP Program who demonstrates (by their academic performance and actual participation in geriatric nursing) a firm commitment to pursue a career specifically as a nurse practitioner in adult gerontological nursing serving America’s elderly population; and
    • Must have and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Alfred Heil Scholarship

    Up to $1,500 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student;
    • Full-time enrollment status;
    • Demonstrate financial need; and
    • Italian-American descent.
    • Note Italian-American heritage in Financial Assistance details box.
  • Mildred M. Kyle Scholarship

    Up to $1,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student; and
    • Full-time enrollment status.
  • Sandra Laney Scholarship

    Up to one (1) $3,000 scholarship per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student;
    • Full-time enrollment status; and
    • Interest in working with aging populations.
  • Latitude Fund
    • Open to students enrolled in the College of Nursing who may not qualify for existing merit-based scholarships with a minimum GPA requirement, but show promise as future outstanding nursing professionals; and
    • Preference given to minority students, including males, enrolled in the College of Nursing with a GPA between 2.5 and 3.4.
  • Beverly L. Laube Scholarship

    Up to $1,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student; and
    • Full-time enrollment status.
  • Men in Nursing
    • Must be a full-time UC undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior nursing student in good academic standing;
    • Must be a member of the UC Chapter of the American Assembly of Men in Nursing (both male and female student members eligible); and
    • If no eligible students apply, then the award is open to all UC undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior nursing student in academic good standing with preference to a male nursing student.
  • Helen Miller Scholarship

    Up to $2,500 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student; and
    • Full-time enrollment status.
  • Ohio State Firefighters' Nursing Foundation Scholarship

    $900 minimum per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) student;
    • Full-time enrollment status;
    • Demonstrate financial need;
    • State of Ohio resident for past three years; and
    • Evaluated on scholastic aptitude, academic achievement and personality record.
    • Preference given to student(s) who is or has been an EMT or firefighter or who is the child of an EMT or firefighter.
  • Leo W. & Clara Thorley Pfeiffer Scholarship

    Up to $3,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student; and
    • Full-time enrollment status.
  • Mae A. Rinehart Scholarship Fund

    Up to $3,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student; and
    • Full-time enrollment status.
  • Edna N. Schenck Memorial Scholarship Fund
    • Open to traditional, full-time (non distance learning) students enrolled either undergraduate or graduate programs at the College of Nursing;
    • Students must have and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher; and
    • Students must express a desire to work in Public Health and/or work with vulnerable populations after graduation.
  • George & Esther Spangler Scholarship

    Up to $3,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student; and
    • Full-time enrollment status.
  • Lori Williams Memorial Scholarship

    Up to $750 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student;
    • Full-time enrollment status;
    • Minimum University GPA of 3.0; and
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Preference given to a resident of Darke County, Ohio.
  • Tom Yeaworth Family Scholarship

    Up to $4,000 per year

    • College of Nursing undergraduate (sophomore-senior) or graduate student;
    • Full-time enrollment status;
    • Minimum University GPA of 3.0; and
    • Demonstrate financial need.