SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, HUMAN PERFORMANCE, AND HEALTH
ALVA PACK, lll '13 USC UPSTATE SCHOLARSHIP will be awarded to a full or part-time student with financial need. Student(s) must be working towards a
degree in healthcare or education with priority given to an upper classman - 60+ earned hours with a minimum of 2.0 GPA. The scholarship awards $500 a year.
BREITWEISER-LOVE SCHOLARSHIP provides a deserving graduate students in the field of Special Education: Visual Impairment with a scholarship opportunity
to assist them in completing their program of study. Students must have completed one semester in the Masters of Education and Special Education: Visual
Impairment Program or Masters of Arts in Teaching Special Education: Visual Impairment with a minimum GPA of 3.25. Student must be in good standing with
the University and be enrolled part-time. Recipient will receive $250 per semester and is renewable each semester.
SONJA K. RUPPE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is given to a new freshman education major from Gaffney High School. This scholarship awards $500 per year.
MARY BLACK SCHOOL OF NURSING
CAREER CENTER NURSING SCHOLARSHIP will provide need based assistance for an Upper division Nursing student. The recipient will receive $500 per year.
The scholarship is non-renewable.
CATHERINE ERVIN '81 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established by the family and friends of Cathy Ervin Overstreet, a graduate of USC Upstate. The proceeds
from the endowment will be awarded to a student in the Mary Black School of Nursing, with preference given to a graduate of Broome High School in Spartanburg
County School District Three and/or a student receiving limited funding from other grants and scholarships.
DENISE TONE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established by the friends and family of Denise Tone. The proceeds from the endowment will be awarded by the
scholarship committee of the Mary Black School of Nursing to students enrolled in a nursing program in recognition of academic excellence.
GUY, ELMA AND MARIAN MURPH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP will be awarded to a student accepted into the Mary Black School of Nursing. The student must
have financial need, a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a resident of the Upstate of South Carolina. Priority will be given to a student returning after having dropped out
of school. This scholarship can be awarded to the same student for a 2nd year. This scholarship will award $2,500 per year, $1,250 per semester.
FRANCES ELIZABETH SITTON SMITH NURSING SCHOLARSHIP provides support to a full-time nursing student who has financial need. Preference is given to
a non-traditional student. This scholarship awards $2,000 per year.
HELEN P. BIEHL SCHOLARSHIP was established in honor of Ms. Biehl and her years of service as Dean of the Mary Black School of Nursing. This scholarship
provides financial support to two students enrolled in the upper division of the Nursing School. The students must have financial need, cumulative GPA of 3.0,
preference given to a first generation college student, demonstrated leadership in the University, and be accepted into the Nursing school. These funds award
two $2,000 annual scholarship.
JACKIE SHERIFF FLOYD NURSING SCHOLARSHIP provides support for a full time student who meets the following criteria: a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher, a
rising senior (over 90 credit hours) majoring in nursing and a resident of Upstate South Carolina.
LOIS W. MARRIOTT SCHOLARSHIP provides support for a student enrolled in the Upper Division of the Nursing School. The student must have financial need,
cumulative GPA of 3.0, accepted into the Nursing program, resident of North Carolina, and record of service to the University and community. These funds award
two $1,000 annual scholarships.
MARY BLACK HEALTH SYSTEM-FALLEN ANGELS SCHOLARSHIP was developed by the Nursing Leadership Group at Mary Black Memorial Hospital in memory
of two of their beloved nurses, Lori Clark, RN and Greg Lynch, RN ’90, that passed away in 2009. This scholarship is a small way for them to be remembered for
their passion for nursing. This annual scholarship is awarded to a nursing student with a 3.0 GPA or higher, and must be an employee of Mary Black Health System
or a child or grandchild of a Mary Black Health System employee. This scholarship awards $500 per year.
MARY BLACK SCHOOL OF NURSING SCHOLARSHIP will award $750 to a full-time Senior nursing student who has financial need, has a record of service to the
University and community, and a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
PAUL FOERSTER EXCELLENCE IN NURSING AWARD is awarded to a full-time senior nursing student enrolled in the BSN program who has financial need, has a
record of service to the University and the community, and who has at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The award is given in honor of Paul F. Foerster's volunteer service
to improve the health and wellness of the people and communities of Spartanburg County. This scholarship awards $300 per year.
PIEDMONT DISTRICT NURSES ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP provides a $500 scholarship for a nursing major enrolled in at least six credit hours. Recipients must
be a South Carolina resident with at least a 3.0 high school or college cumulative GPA.
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