College of Nursing Funds

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Scholarships and Fellowships (Undergraduate only)

75th Anniversary Scholarship Fund

Established August 23, 1989, by alumni, special friends, hospitals and other corporations in recognition of the College of Nursing's 75th anniversary. Funds provide undergraduate nursing scholarships.

Fund #600180

The Peggy A. Baird Agle Scholarship Fund

Established January 31, 2014 with gifts from Betty Jean and John Thomas (BS 1958) Baird; used to support at least one, fifty percent (50%) tuition and fee OSC scholarship; first-time recipients shall be undergraduate students admitted into the nursing program.

Fund # 640271

Karen and Andy Ahijevych Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established with a gift from Karen and Andy Ahijevych to fund scholarships for junior or senior level nursing students who are first-generation college students.

Fund # 482999

The Marian Miller Berkebile Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established April 2, 2004, by Mrs. Berkebile in honor of Mary Berkebile Firestone. Funds support merit and need-based undergraduate nursing scholarships.

Fund #640441

The Edith Crowley Blessing Scholarship Fund

Established August 31, 1994, from the estate of Alan D. Crowley. Funds provide full merit scholarships to outstanding undergraduates with preference given to those interested in independent or clinical nurse practitioner careers.

Fund #600591

The Class of 1974 Scholarship for Student Nurses Fund

Established April 7, 2000, by Jennifer R. Watts and graduates of the Class of 1974. Funds support undergraduate nursing scholarships, with preference to students with greatest need.

Fund #641289

Clay Family Memorial Nursing Scholarship Endowment Fund

Established May 5, 2006, by the estate of Dr. Mary Ellen Clay in memory of her parents, Walter C. and Christena Stevens Clay. Funds provide scholarships to undergraduates admitted to the associate or baccalaureate degree programs in practical or registered nursing with preference to students from Harrison, Guernsey, Tuscarawas and Belmont Counties.

Fund # 661150

The Ohio State Firefighters Nursing Scholarship Endowment Fund

Established May 7, 2004, by The Ohio State Firefighters' Nursing Foundation, Inc. Funds support merit and/or need-based scholarships for sophomore, junior or senior nursing undergraduates who have been Ohio residents for at least three years. Preference is for students who have been an EMT or firefighter.

Fund #642222

Patricia A. Halloran Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established September 2, 2016 with gifts from Patricia A. Halloran. Funds provide renewable scholarships to students enrolled in the College of Nursing who are majoring in nursing, hold a minimum 3.2 grade point average and demonstrate financial need.

Fund # 643017

Lilja Hill Endowed Scholarship Fund

Funds scholarships for undergraduate nursing students and engineering students majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering who are residents of Ohio and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Recipients should be active on campus through student organizations, volunteer in the community and demonstrate leadership ability.

Fund #483245

Courtney and Reba Lilley Nursing Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarship support for senior nursing students with a preference for students from Urbana, Canton or Cleveland, Ohio.

Fund #483294

The Grace Wallace McConeghy and George McConeghy, Jr. Scholarship Fund

Established June 24, 2011 with a gift from George McConeghy, Jr. Funds are equally divided between the College of Nursing and the College of Engineering to provide scholarships to current undergraduate students in good standing who demonstrate financial need.

Fund #644615

William J. Means Award Fund

Established June 14, 1948, by Mrs. William Means and her sons, Drs. John W. and Hugh J. Means. Provides an award to the senior nurse showing outstanding achievement in surgical and operating room technique.

Fund # 604761

The Donna M. Noland Scholarship Fund

Established February 3, 1984, in honor and memory of Donna Noland. Funds provide scholarships for academically able and/or need-based undergraduates in the health sciences, including nursing, or music, with preference to graduates of Big Walnut High School or rural Delaware County.

Fund #605218

Nurturing the Nursing Profession Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established February 1, 2013 with gifts from Tara Lancione, family and friends. Funds are used to provide scholarship support to undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Nursing who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

Fund # 645287

Susan Giokaris Patzakis Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established August 28, 2015 with a gift from Michael J. Patzakis, MD (BA 1959, MD 1963) and Susan G. Patzakis (BS 1963); used to provide need-based scholarship(s) to sophomore students enrolled in the College of Nursing with preference given to a student(s) who graduated from a high school located in Lima, Ohio or any high school in the state of California.

Fund # 645668

Ruth Haignere Rose Student Nurse Scholarship Fund

Established June 11, 1986, by Ralph and Ruth Rose. Funds provide tuition and incidental fees for qualified and need-based undergraduate African-Americans. Fund #606185

Bertha and Eleanor Searle Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established January 30, 2015 with gifts from the Eleanor Searle McCollum Foundation; used to provide scholarship support for RN to BSN nursing students enrolled in the College of Nursing who are from Richland or Huron counties in Ohio, excluding students from the city of Mansfield with first preference given to candidates who graduated from North Central State College who demonstrate high academic achievement.

Fund #646439

The Connie Hahn Sharpe Nursing Student Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established September 18, 2009 with a gift from The Sharpe Family Foundation. Funds are used to provide scholarship support to undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Nursing with preference given to students from Pickaway or Henry counties of Ohio.

Fund # 646497

The Lida Shriver Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established February 5, 1999, by Ralph Kent on Betty Kent's 80th birthday and in honor of Betty's favorite aunt, Anna Lida Shriver. Funds are divided between undergraduate scholarships for students with a 3.5 GPA or above and research awards for honor students completing their senior thesis.

Fund #646587

The Ruth E. Smart Student Nurse Scholarship Fund

Established October 2, 1998, by Ruth Smart. Funds provide undergraduate nursing scholarships with preference given to students with the greatest need.

Fund #646686

 

Scholarships and Fellowships (Graduate only)

Advanced Studies in Gerontology Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established November 4, 2011 with gifts from the Columbus Alzheimer's Treatment and Research Institute. Funds are used to support scholarships for full-time graduate students enrolled in the College of Nursing who demonstrate academic merit, financial need and an interest in working in the area of gerontology with aging and/or adult populations.

Fund # 640028

The Carole A. Anderson Graduate Fellowship Endowment Scholarship Fund

Established August 29, 2001 with gifts from Carole Anderson's family, friends, faculty and alumni of the College of Nursing. Funds are used to provide fellowship awards to students who have completed their undergraduate degree from the College of Nursing and immediately upon graduation will enter the graduate nursing program at The Ohio State University.

Fund #640164

The Jeanne Ann Cadden Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established April 4, 2008 with gifts from Bernard E. Cadden and family. Funds are used to provide a scholarship for a graduate student in the College of Nursing specializing in neonatal nursing.

Fund #660970

CAM Neonatal Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarship support for graduate nursing students whose focus is on high-risk neonates.

Fund #313163

The Dariel and Luther Greenawalt Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund for the Graduate Entry Program Fund

Established February 1, 2006, by Beverly Greenawalt Hampton. Funds support graduate nursing scholarships with preference to students planning to practice, specialize or conduct research in oncology or adult health.

Fund #642750

The Lorena and Mary Ann Johnston Memorial Scholarship Fund In Pediatric Advanced Practice Nursing Fund

Established February 6, 2004, by Lance and Elaine Johnston. Funds support merit nursing scholarships for master students with preference to those training to be pediatric advanced practice nurses.

Fund #643467

The Maxine L. Paxton Endowed Scholarship in Advanced Practice Nursing Fund

Established June 4, 2004, in memory of Maxine L. Paxton by her family members. Funds support merit and need-based scholarships for graduates with preference to students in the graduate entry program.

Fund #645673

The Susan Salopek Endowed Nursing Scholarship for Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program Fund

Established July 11, 2003, by Steven Salopek. Funds support merit-based scholarships for graduates who preferably plan to practice, specialize or conduct research in neonatal nursing or adult health and illness.

Fund #646300

The Frieda and Floyd Shirk Memorial Scholarship in Advanced Practice Nursing Fund

Established May 6, 2005 with gifts from Floyd Shirk in memory of Frieda Shirk. Funds are used to support nursing merit and/or financial need based scholarships for graduate students pursuing a masters at the College of Nursing.

Fund #646373

The Frank R. Sheeran Memorial Scholarship in Advanced Practice Nursing Fund

Established March 2, 2001, from the estate of Frank R. Sheeran. Income funds fellowships for students pursuing graduate study leading to eligibility for certification as nurse practitioners.

Fund #646499

The Barbara Young Sipp, Elizabeth Sipp Eastwood and Molly M. Sipp Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established April 1, 2005 with a gift from Barbara Young Sipp and James F. Sipp. Funds are used to provide merit- or financial need-based scholarships to graduate students enrolled in the College of Nursing who are pursuing a master’s degree.

Fund #646645

The Jean Trabue Tefft, Class of 1943 Endowed Scholarship in Nursing Fund

Established February 6, 2004, by Jean Trabue Tefft and Philip Wadsworth Tefft. Funds support merit and need-based nursing scholarships for graduate students enrolled in the neonatal nurse practitioner or pediatric nursing programs.

Fund #647130

The Frances Todd Walther Memorial Scholarship in Advanced Practice Nursing Fund

Established October 3, 2003, by Frederick S. Walther. Funds support need-based scholarships for master's students with preference for those planning to practice, specialize or conduct adult health or illness nursing research.

Fund #647549

Constance Woodward Scholarship Fund in Pediatric Nursing

Provides scholarship support for graduate nursing students whose focus is on high-risk neonates.

Fund #647709

 

Scholarships and Fellowships (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Bacome Family Endowment Scholarship Fund

Established October 6, 2000, by Edward A. and Julie Schafer Bacome. Funds support scholarships in the Colleges of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Law, Nursing and the Department of Athletics.

Fund #640002

Richard P. and Marie R. Bremer Nursing Endowment Scholarship Fund

Established February 1, 2002, by the Bremer Foundation in honor of the late Richard and Marie Bremer. Funds support research, scholarships with preference to Youngstown-area residents, fellowships or other education programs.

Fund #640740

Cameos of Caring Scholarship Fund

Established April 1, 2005, with proceeds from the Cameos of Caring 2004 event. Funds support scholarships for registered nurses pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

Fund #621000

Class of '49 Endowment Scholarship Fund

Established February 6, 1987, by the Class of 1949. Funds support scholarships for College of Nursing students.

Fund #601285

Class of 1963 Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established October 28, 2009 with gifts from members and friends of The Ohio State University Class of 1963. Funds are used to provide merit-based scholarships to benefit undergraduate or graduate entry level students enrolled in the College of Nursing.

Fund # 641284

Kitty Dallas Cline Trust Scholarship Fund

Established April 6, 1979, from the estate of Kitty Dallas Cline. Funds benefit students desiring to be registered nurses; based on financial need.

Fund #601317

College of Nursing Minority Scholarship Fund

Established February 6, 1987, by Ethelrine Shaw Nickerson, alumni and friends. Funds provide scholarships for minorities demonstrating academic ability, need, motivation and concern for minority issues.

Fund #601384

The Ohio State University College of Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established March 2, 2001, by the College Alumni Society, alumni and friends. Funds support nursing scholarships for undergraduates and graduates who demonstrate merit and/or need.

Fund #645280

The Dr. Charles L. Fox and Frances L. Fox Foundation for the Advancement of Nursing Education Scholarship Fund

Established February 11, 1952, by the Foxes. Funds provide scholarships to students in the College of Nursing.

Fund #602280

The Helen A. Freyman Scholarship in Nursing Fund

Established March 6, 1998, from the estate of Helen A. Freyman. Funds provide undergraduate/graduate nursing scholarships, with preference to students from Williams, Defiance, Fulton and Henry Counties.

Fund #642318

The Hart Sisters/Paula Riesenberg Wetherill Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established February 6, 2009 with a gift from the estate of Jewel Hart Coombe directed by her trustee and niece Paula Wetherill in memory of two family military nurses: Jewel Hart Coombe and Margaret Hart Risenberg. Funds are used to provide scholarship support to students in the College of Nursing.

Fund #662980

The Gladys M. Hillsman Scholarship Fund

Established June 7, 1985, by family, friends and colleagues of Gladys M. Hillsman. Funds provide scholarships to students enrolled in the College of Nursing.

Fund #603200

Anna Rebecca & Robert H. Katz Endowment Scholarship Fund

Established May 14, 2010 with gifts from the estate of Anna Rebecca Rockey Katz. Funds are used to provide scholarship support in equal amounts for students in the following areas – the College of Nursing, School of Music, and the Department of Athletics.

Fund # 643568

The Michele K. Kindt Memorial Scholarship in Nursing

Established June 7, 1985, by family and friends in memory of Michele K. Kindt. Funds foster scholarship and research in family studies.

Fund #603682

The Betty Sherwood Kinney Re-Entry Scholarship Fund

Established December 2, 2005, in memory of Betty Sherwood Kinney, by her husband, Leo Yassenoff, Milton and Charlotte Yassenoff and friends. Funds are used to support scholarships for undergraduate or graduate-entry nursing students upon returning to school after a break in their education.

Fund #663710

Donna Sell Kohlhepp Endowed Scholarship in Advance Practice Nursing Fund

Established April 2, 1993, by Donna and Dan Kohlhepp. Funds support merit and need-based graduate scholarships.

Fund #603791

Lois and Ethel Leuchtag Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established July 6, 1990, by Harry H. Leuchtag, in honor of his wife, Lois, and mother, Ethel. Funds support individuals pursuing a nursing career.

Fund #604145

The Robert A. and Kathryn L. Locke Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships to students enrolled in the College of Nursing who are studying geriatric nursing.

Fund # 644219

The Rodger and Donellda Maddex Scholarship in Nursing Fund

Established July 6, 1990, by Harry H. Leuchtag, in honor of his wife, Lois, and mother, Ethel. Funds support individuals pursuing a nursing career.

Fund # 604429

Joan Lewis McCoy Scholarship

Established November 4, 1994, by Dr. Leslie McCoy Conroy, Craig R. McCoy, and Robert J. McCoy. Funds support research and scholarships in nursing.

Fund # 604632

Edna M. Menke Community Scholar Endowed Fund

Provides scholarships for students interested in serving vulnerable populations.

Fund #482412

The Florence Nightingale Scholarship Fund

Provides nursing students with need-based scholarships.

Fund #314476

The Betty Pillion Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships to students enrolled in the College of Nursing with particular attention to, but not limited to, female students.

Fund #482831

Dr. Martha S. Pitzer Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund

Provides a scholarship to a student enrolled in the College with preference given to an undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need and/or academic merit.

Fund #482815

Charles and Margaret Plum Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established February 6, 2009 with an estate gift from Charles Walden Plum. Funds are used to provide scholarships for deserving students in the College of Nursing.

Fund # 665821

The Margaret McCollister Plum Endowed Scholarship in Nursing Fund

Established December 3, 2004, by Charles Walden Plum. Funds support a research project and/or scholarships, based on greatest need, with preference to students specializing in geriatrics, especially psychogeriatrics or Alzheimer's.

Fund #665820

Dr. Sylvia Anderson Price Scholarship Fund

Established September 18, 2009 with gifts from Dr. Sylvia Anderson Price. Funds are used to provide need-based scholarships to students enrolled in the College of Nursing.

Fund #645923

The Lucy J. Schneiter Memorial Scholarship in Nursing Fund

Established February 6, 2004, by family, friends, colleagues and The Ohio State University Hospitals in honor of Lucy Schneiter's years of service on the Medical Center nursing staff. Funds provide a scholarship to a currently enrolled RN to BSN student or graduate student at the College of Nursing based on academic merit and financial need.

Fund #606391

Martha O. Schoenlaub Scholarship

Established September 22, 2004, from Martha O. Schoenlaub's estate. Funds support merit-based scholarships for undergraduates and graduates with preference to students planning to practice, specialize and conduct research in oncology nursing.

Fund #646401

Grayce M. Sills Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established with a gift from Anastasia Christopher. Funds support scholarships for nursing students.

Fund # 483000

The Pamela J. and Todd C. Stallkamp Scholarship Fund

Established July 11, 1975, by Mrs. and Dr. Stallkamp. Funds provide scholarships to students of the College of Nursing, with preference to former or current intercollegiate athletes.

Fund #606891

The John P. and Narcissia V. Starks Physical Therapy/Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established March 5, 1999, by Mr. Starks. Funds which provide scholarships, is split between the Physical Therapy Division of the School of Allied Medical Professions and the College of Nursing.

Fund #606914

Wells Nursing Scholarship Fund

Established April 7, 1989, from the estate of Estella M. Wells. Funds support scholarships for individuals pursuing a nursing career with a preference for minority students.

Fund #607663

Carolyn Arnold Williams Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships to students enrolled in nursing program with preference given to students who were born in Ohio.

Fund # 647672

The Marlo Sandow Wurster Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established May 4, 2001, by Marlo Sandow Wurster's husband, children, family and friends. Funds support scholarships for seniors and graduate students demonstrating compassionate patient care, diligence and academic improvement during classroom and clinical training.

Fund #647723

Betty Lupton Yassenoff Memorial Scholarship

Established November 7, 1958, in memory of Betty Lupton Yassenoff, by her husband, Leo Yassenoff, Milton and Charlotte Yassenoff and friends. Funds are used to support nursing scholarships.

Fund #607922

 

Professorships

Centennial Professor of Nursing Fund

Supports professorship position designed to promote and enhance nursing and transdisciplinary research activities at the college, preferably in a substantive area aligned with a center of research excellence in the College of Nursing.

Fund #314779

FloAnn Sours Easton Endowed Professorship in Child and Adolescent Health Fund

Established August 29, 2014 with a gift from C. John [MBA 1960] and FloAnn S. [BS 1962] Easton; used to support a professorship position to promote excellence in child and adolescent health in the field of nursing.

Fund #641884

Mildred E. Newton Professorship Fund

Established July 14, 1966, by the University Nurses' Alumnae Association in honor of Dr. Newton. Provides salary and program support for the work of a distinguished teacher and scholar in nursing, nursing education and healthcare in the College of Nursing.

Fund # 605168

Grayce M. Sills Professorship Fund

Established September 1, 1993, by alumni, friends and faculty. Distribution provides a professorship or visiting professorship in behavioral health nursing. Fund provides a Professorship in Behavioral Health Nursing or to Support a Visiting Professor in Behavioral Health Nursing in the College of Nursing.

Fund #606617

 

Research & Clinical Funds

Class of 1958 Clinical Teaching Endowed Fund

Established April 4, 2008 with gifts from alumni and friends of the College of Nursing Class of 1958; used at the discretion of the dean to enrich clinical teaching of undergraduate students.

Fund #641282

Dr. Davina J. Gosnell Support Fund for PhD Research in Nursing Fund

Provides professional development support to PhD students enrolled in the College of Nursing to conduct and disseminate their research.

Fund #642655

The Ohio State University College of Nursing Research Fund

Established November 4, 1977, by alumni, faculty and friends. Income funds research conducted by faculty, graduates, seniors or registered nurses in service or educational settings in central Ohio.

Fund #605412

Nursing Research Development Fund

Supports research in the College of Nursing.

Fund #303428

Technology Learning Complex Renovation Fund

Supports a simulation lab for students to practice and review skills used in hypothetical patient care situations.

Fund #311268

 

Wellness Funds

Building Healthy Academic Communities Fund

Supports health and wellness activities including the National Building Healthy Academic Communities Summit.

Fund #314286

College of Nursing Wellness Fund

Funds will be used to promote wellness activities at the College of Nursing, including, but not limited to the Nurse Athlete program and student wellness.

Fund #313933

Kyle Witham Fund for Mental Health Fund

Supports initiatives for student mental health at the College of Nursing.

Fund #315374

University Health & Wellness Fund

To enhance the health and wellness of students, faculty/staff, retirees, alumni and surrounding community, through activities led by the University Chief Wellness Officer, including but not limited to, Buckeye Wellness events and activities and the Wellness Innovators program.

Fund #315015

 

Other Funds

The Ohio State Fund for the College of Nursing

Expands financial aid programs, supports faculty research, college development, enhances classroom teaching, clinical instruction and provides a margin of excellence for innovative programming.

Fund #303492

College of Nursing Alumni Events Fund

Supports events sponsored by the College of Nursing Alumni Society.

Fund #311519

College of Nursing Expansion & Renovation Fund

Supports the expansion and enhancement of College of Nursing facilities.

Fund #315951

Diversity in Nursing Outreach and Access Fund

Supports hands-on nurse skill training and college access programs that help to cultivate and retain students from underrepresented groups in the College of Nursing.

Fund #315411

The Edna Lillian Fritz Memorial Lectureship Fund

Established April 6, 1999, from her estate in recognition of her leadership in education and her service as dean emeritus and Director of Nursing, through The Foundation. Income supports an annual lectureship on contemporary issues in nursing, nursing education, and healthcare.

Fund #642316

Health & Wellness Innovation in Healthcare Fund

Supports Health & Wellness Innovation in Healthcare students and programming. Gifts fund scholarships, educational support equipment and materials and experiential learning opportunities for future health promotion and disease prevention professionals.

Fund #315754

Grayce Sills Archive Endowment Fund

Established February 1, 2013 with gifts from Grayce Sills and her friends and colleagues; used to support improvements and special events for the Grayce Sills records located at the Medical Heritage Center.

Fund #646610

OSU Total Health & Wellness Patient Fund

Supports the patients and providers of OSU Total Health & Wellness. Gifts provide underserved patient populations with vital community and social services, support outreach and education efforts and fund other initiatives critical to the practice's mission.

Fund #314099