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Below are scholarships available for College of Public Health students. For questions related to qualifications and award amount, please contact Theresa Clare at cdnrose@temple.edu.

College-Wide

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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 

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.
 
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.
 

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, CHP ’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 excellence.
 

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.
 

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 have demonstrated academic achievement 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 or successor department or program that provides for education programs to serve people with disabilities.
 

School of Social Work

Please note that the scholarships for the School of Social Work are for currently enrolled students. 
 
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 who have selected management and planning as their advanced-year concentration.
 
Deborah Harris Memorial Fun
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 student committed to the field of criminal justice.
 
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 Temple University students in 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.
 
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 at the Temple University Harrisburg campus 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 School of Social Work who have both financial need and academic merit, with preference given to students who are biracial or multiracial.
 
Megan and Emily Peck Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 1978 by Emily Freas, EDU ’64, SSW ’78, to provide scholarships for social work students with good moral character and financial need.
 
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.