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Scholarships and Financial Awards

Below are scholarships available for students enrolled in The College of Public Health and School of Social Work. For information related to qualifications and award amount or to apply, please visit: https://temple.academicworks.com/users/sign_in (Sign in with your accessnet ID# and password). Additional questions may be emailed to cph_dean@temple.edu.

Please note that the scholarships are for currently enrolled students. 


College-Wide

Board of Visitors Emergency Fund

Established in 2016 by the College of Public Health’s Board of Visitors, to provide financial support to students with a reasonable emergency that will interfere with or impede academic progress. Applicants must be in good academic standing to be eligible.

CPH Visionary Research Fund

Established in 2013 by David R. Devereaux, FOX ’86, to provide research grants to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Public Health, offering the opportunity to engage with faculty in research that builds knowledge about health, well-being and opportunities for people and their communities.

Jill Brandis Memorial Visionary Research Fund

Established in 2013 by Robert R. Brandis to provide research grants to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Public Health, offering the opportunity to engage with faculty in research that builds knowledge about health, well-being, and opportunities for people and their communities.

Mary, Gary and Douglas Ammon and Concerned Black Men Scholarship Fund

Established in 2014 by Mary and Gary Ammon and Concerned Black Men of Philadelphia, Inc. to provide scholarships for undergraduate students who have both financial need and academic merit, who are enrolled in the College of Public Health, and who live in the University’s North Philadelphia community, within the 19121, 19122, 19132, 19133 and 19138 zip codes at the time of application for admission.

Nellie M. Bering and Amy B. Hecht Student Emergency Fund and Student Financial Assistance Fund

Established in 2004 by Nellie Bering, former chair of the Medical Technology Department, and Amy Hecht, Ed.D., former dean of the College of Health Professions and Social Work, to provide emergency grants to any students enrolled in the College of Public Health based on urgent financial need including, but not limited to, books, food, rent, and utilities; and second to assist with tuition for students enrolled in the College of Public Health in the following departments: Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Health Information Management. If a Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, or the equivalent, should be added in the future, students in that department also would be eligible for scholarships.

Shire Fellows Fund

Established in 2005 by Shire Pharmaceuticals to provide fellowships for either graduate students or post-doctoral students enrolled in the College of Public Health, who plan to pursue a career in the psychopharmacology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ("ADHD"), or the psychopharmacology of ADHD and other related problems.

 

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Aquiles Iglesias Scholarshp Fund (Term Fund)       

Established by Dr. Aquiles Iglesias- retired faculty member, for student(s) in the College of Public Health's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders with demonstrated academic merit and financial need.

Addella DiLeonardo Scholarship (Term Fund)   

Established in 1989 to provide scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

 

Health Services Administration & Policy / Social & Behavioral Sciences

Sandy Schinfeld Endowment for Public Health

Established in 2008 by Jay S. Schinfeld, M.D., in memory of his wife Sandy Schinfeld, to provide financial support for Ph.D. students in the Department of Public Health, including but not limited to providing seed money for student research and providing funds to assist students in completing their dissertations.

William C. Gross Scholarship Fund

Established in 2007 through the estate of Dr. William C. Gross, CHP ’79, to provide scholarships for Ph.D. students enrolled in the Health Studies program.

Temple University Dental Hygiene Alumni Club Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2016 to provide scholarships for non-traditional, degree-seeking, students enrolled in the College of Public Health who have financial need and demonstrated academic achievement.

 

Kinesiology

Agnes L. Stegmuller Scholarship Fund

Established in 1995 by Agnes L. Stegmuller, EDU ’45, ’48, to provide scholarships for kinesiology students who have completed their first semester, and who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Alice Cavanaugh Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1997 by Gerald A. Huestis in memory of Alice Cavanaugh Huestis, EDU ’51, to provide scholarships for second- or third-year kinesiology students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Donald R. Hilsendager Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1999 by Donald R. Hilsendager, former dean of the School of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, to provide scholarships for academically talented graduate students majoring in kinesiology.

Dorothy R. McQueen Memorial Award Fund

Established in 2001 by friends and family in memory of Dorothy McQueen, EDU ’30, ’37, a member of the Temple University Hall of Fame, to provide an annual award to an outstanding student in the Department of Kinesiology. Recipients shall be a graduate of any of the high schools within the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania School District; have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities among his or her peers; a junior or senior pursuing a career in teaching.

Dr. Carole Oglesby Scholarship Fund

Established in 1998 by Deborah Larkin in honor of Carole Oglesby, EDU ’99, a respected member of the Temple faculty, to provide scholarships for graduate students majoring in kinesiology who show scholarly and leadership promise in the area of African American women in sports.

Eva and Nathan Garfinkle Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1988 by the family of Eva, EDU ’33, and Nathan, EDU ’31, Garfinkle to provide scholarships for junior or senior kinesiology majors who are pursuing a teaching or leadership career and have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

KCP Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2001 by Zebulon V. Kendrick, EDU ’76, to provide scholarships for junior or senior kinesiology students majoring in exercise sciences or pre-medicine who are members of the Men’s or Women’s Gymnastic teams, and who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Annette and Marvin Black Scholarship (Term Fund)

Established in 2013 by Mr. Marvin E. Black to provide scholarships for undergraduate students in the department of Kinesiology who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Reimann Family Scholarship Fund

Established in 2013 by Barbara J. Reimann, CHP ’55, to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the College of Public Health who have financial need, show academic promise and express a first preference to teach in the field of Health and Physical Education.

 

Nursing

Class of 1963 Nursing Endowed Award Fund in Honor of Florence Brown

Established in 2008 by Eva Whitsel Pierce, CHP ’63, to provide awards for students enrolled in the BSN Accelerated Nursing program who have financial need, have demonstrated a personal determination and dedication to the profession, and have been actively involved in volunteer activities.

J. Russell Fawley Fund

Established in 2007 by the J. Russell Fawley Trust to provide scholarships based on academic merit and financial need for undergraduate students enrolled in the Nursing program in the College of Public Health, with preference given to students who are permanent residents of the Roxborough, Manayunk and East Falls areas of Philadelphia, Pa. If there are no qualified scholarship applicants from these locations, preference will be given to permanent Pennsylvania residents from the five-county area of Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery.

Mary Baltz Rehfuss Nursing Award Fund

Established through a bequest to provide an award in memory of Mary Baltz Rehfuss, CHPSW ’10, to a senior student in nursing who shows the highest achievement in clinical nursing practice.

Nan Angevine Apfelbaum Scholarship in Nursing

Established in 2012 through a bequest from Nan Angevine Apfelbaum, CHP ’60 to provide scholarships for students majoring in nursing who have financial need, with first preference for students who are graduates of a high school in the Philadelphia School District, and second preference to students who are graduates of a high school in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Nurses Alumni Association of Temple University Scholarship Fund

Established in 2003 by the Nurses Alumni Association of Temple University to provide scholarships for registered nurses enrolled in the Registered Nurse Bachelor of Science Nursing program who demonstrate academic achievement and a commitment to a career in nursing.

Temma M. Herman and Lisa Herman Peskoe Memorial Fund

Established in 1996 by the family and friends of Lisa Herman Peskoe and Temma M. Herman to provide scholarships for incoming students enrolled in the Department of Nursing who demonstrate financial need and exhibit scholastic achievement.

Carpenter Foundation Nursing Scholarship (Term Fund)        

The fund maybe awarded to student(s) in the College of Public Health's Department of Nursing with demonstrated academic merit and financial need.

Helen M. Ettinger Scholarship Fund

Established in 2010. The fund may be awarded to student(s) in the College of Public Health's Department of Nursing with demonstrated academic merit and financial need.

G. Morton Illman Trust Nursing Scholarship

Established in 2016, for the Nurses Alumni Association, to provide financial assistance to nurses or graduates of Temple University's College of Public Health's Department of Nursing.

Independence Foundation Scholarships (Term Fund)

Funds may be awarded to student(s) in the College of Public Health's Department of Nursing who have demonstrated academic achieveiment with a preference given to students with financial need.

TU Woman's Club Scholarship Fund

Established in 1980 by the Temple University Women’s Club to provide scholarships to Temple University School of Dental Hygiene students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. The fund has provided scholarships for nursing students since the School of Dental Hygiene was eliminated in 1988.

 

Physical Therapy

Hyman L. Dervitz Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2010 to provide scholarships for full-time graduate students with financial need who are enrolled in the Department of Physical Therapy, with preference given to students who have documented volunteer service, are active in community service, are active in community-related organizations and have participated in athletic or physical fitness endeavors.

Kader/MacKarey Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2010 by Dr. Richard A. Kader , Paula B. Kader, Dr. Paul J. MacKarey and Esther MacKarey to provide scholarships for full-time students with financial need who are enrolled in the College of Public Health’s department of Physical Therapy.

Matt Williams/MPT 2002 Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Matt Williams Scholarship was established in memory of Matt Williams, a member of the Temple Physical Therapy Class of 2002. The scholarship is awarded to second-year doctor of physical therapy students who are nominated by fellow classmates and who embody Matt's spirit and love of physical therapy. Matt was loved by his classmates and all who knew him for his sense of humor, enthusiastic outlook, courage and caring spirit. He loved being part of the Temple community and especially loved being a student in the physical therapy program at Temple. Anatomy was his favorite subject and he was an enthusiastic tutor. Matt had a servant's heart.

Faculty and Alumni Scholarship Fund    

Established in 2010 to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the Physical Therapy Department of the College of Public Health, with preference given to students from population groups underrepresented in the field of physical therapy.

 

Rehabilitation Sciences – Occupational Therapy

Jill Brandis Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1988 by Mr. Keith Goodman to provide scholarships to second-year occupational therapy graduate students who demonstrate those qualities identified with Jill Brandis including peer support, honesty, spiritual strength, optimism, energy, academic excellence and magnanimity. Preference given to students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Dr. Helen Hopkins Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2012 to provide scholarships for full-time graduate students with financial need and academic merit who are enrolled in the College of Public Health's Department of Occupational Therapy doctoral program.

John Noisette Scholarship Fund (Term Fund)

Established in 2012. The fund maybe awarded to student(s) in the College of Public Health's Department of Rehabilitation Sciences with demonstrated academic merit and financial need.

 

Rehabilitation Sciences – Therapeutic Recreation

Dr. William Dayton Scholarship Fund

Established in 1986 by colleagues and friends of William Dayton, THM ’84, former faculty member in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, to provide scholarships for  students in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Temple University's College of Public Health. Recipients must be a recognized leader and role model for students and professionals in the field of therapeutic recreation with preference given to those serving people with disabilities.

 

School of Social Work

Alfred W. Dean Sr. Scholarship Fund

Established in 2007 by Alfred W. Dean Jr., SSW ’72, ’74, to provide scholarships for seniors or graduate students enrolled in the School of Social Work who have financial need and who either have a law enforcement background or are planning to pursue a career in law enforcement, with preference given to minority students.

 Curtis A. Leonard, Ph.D., and Jacqueline H. Leonard Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2004 by Dr. Curtis A. Leonard, former dean of the School of Social Work, and Jacqueline H. Leonard to provide scholarships for academically talented students enrolled in the master’s degree program in the School of Social Work.

Deborah Harris Memorial Fund

Established in 1983 by family and friends of Deborah Harris, who was a graduate student in the School of Social Work, to provide for an annual award for a graduate student from Temple University's School of Social Work, who wishes to pursue a career in criminal justice. The fund may also be used to offer an annual grant for research on violent crime, particularly it's impacts upon women. 

Dr. Grace Ganter Memorial Fund

Established in 1987 in memory of former faculty member Grace Ganter to provide for an annual prize to the student in the Master of Social Work program who has demonstrated overall excellence in the pursuit of graduate studies.

Eudice Glassberg Scholarship Endowment

Established in 1988 by Sol Glassberg to provide scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Social Work who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Herbert R. Winston Memorial Fund

Established in 1980 by friends, family and colleagues in memory of Herbert R. Winston, former assistant dean, to provide annual awards for financially disadvantaged students in the School of Social Work, and for emergency financial assistance in other instances.

Kimberly Caton, CLA ’88, SSW ’94, Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1997 by Sydney and Thomas Caton to provide scholarships for Temple University graduate students enrolled in the Master of Social Work program who have an interest in the field of child welfare, and demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Kristin Federici Bowser Memorial Award Fund

Established in 2013 by Christopher Federici, Kathleen Federici and Christopher Bowser to provide an annual award for students of academic achievement (3.5 GPA) and professional leadership who are enrolled in the Master of Social Work program in the School of Social Work who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the Temple social work program through leadership activities and to the social work profession through generous professional self-development, perhaps with a focus on child and maternal health, similar to that exemplified by Kristin Federici Bowser.

Mary and Gary Ammon School of Social Work Scholarship Fund

Established in 2005 by Mary E. Ammon, SSW ’86, and Gary D. Ammon, LAW ’92, to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the Master of Social Work Program in the UNIVERSITY’S College of Public Health/School of Social Work who (i) have both financial need and academic merit, (ii) are graduates of a high school located in Philadelphia, PA, and (iii) at the time of such graduation, resided at an address located in any of the following zip codes: 19121, 19131, 19132, 19123, 19151, 19138 or 19132. Scholarship recipients will be selected by a committee appointed by the Chair of the School of Social Work. Recipients must be taking at least 9 credits and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

Megan and Emily Peck Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1978 by Emily Freas, EDU ’64, SSW ’78, to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the School of Social Work. Beneficiaries of this memorial scholarship fund shall be female, a good moral character, and who must finance her own education, either totally or in part. Moreover, said female student is to be a junior or senior studying towards a Bachelor's Degree in social work or a graduate student working towards a Master's Degree in social work. Finally, female students who have lost their fathers, or who have been abandoned by their fathers, shall be preferred over all other candidates for this scholarship fund.

Opportunity Scholarship Fund

Established in 2005 by Barbara B. Ernico, SSW ’71, and Jeffrey A. Ernico, LAW ’70, to provide scholarships for financially needy students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work program in the School of Social Work, with a preference for students with disabilities.

Sherman Perry Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 2012 by Kate Perry to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the School of Social Work, with preference given to an undergraduate or graduate student with financial need, a GPA of 3.5 (or higher), and a demonstrated interest in working with individuals dealing with mental health issues.

The Honorable Earlene Green Award Fund

Established in 2005 by Judge Earlene Green, SSW ’88, ’89, to provide awards for outstanding graduating undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Social Work who plan to pursue a career in social work either in addictions or criminal justice.

Virginia Welsh Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2004 by a bequest from Virginia Welsh, SSW ’74, ’75, to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the School of Social Work, who have demonstrated academic merit and financial need. 

Mildred R.L. Morris Memorial Award Fund

Established in 2002 by Jerome A. Atkinson in memory of Mildred R.L. Morris to provide an annual prize to the undergraduate student whose work in a social service agency during the academic year best embodies the application of theory and practice in solving social problems by enhancing the quality of life for individuals, families or a community.

The Lindberg Family Scholarship Fund (Term Fund)

Established in 2012 by Brian and Laurie Lindberg to provide scholarships for full-time undergraduate students with financial need and academic achievement who are enrolled in the School of Social Work, and who have shown interest in aging policy, and or elder justice issues.