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 Scholarships for Graduate Students 

 

SPOTLIGHT

A variety of scholarship opportunities are available to students pursuing graduate degrees.  For your convenience, we are providing you with a list of scholarships offered through Slippery Rock University in addition to links connecting you with scholarships offered by outside organizations and agencies.   The criteria and availability of scholarships is subject to change without notice.  Students are encouraged to use this listing as a starting point in their search for scholarship assistance. 

Please note: all scholarship amounts are subject to change.

William and Nancy Allenbaugh Scholarship

Criteria:

This scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a Master’s of Arts degree in Community Counseling, with first preference given to students specializing in addictions counseling.

Amount:

up to $500

Contact:

Graduate Coordinator, Department of Counseling & Development, Carruth-Rizza Hall, 724-738-2272.

Deadline:

TBD

Candice D. Berner Adventurous Spirit Memorial Award

Criteria: Either part-time or full-time graduate student. Must have a QPA of 3.0 or higher in Special Education. May be from any geographical area. Demonstrate adventurous spirit in work with at-risk students, travel, and athletics. Applicant must attend the graduate honors reception.
Amount: To be Determined
Contact: Dr. Joseph Merhaut, Special Education Department, Jack C. Special Education Building and the Special Education Annex, 724-738-2614.
Deadline: March 15th

 

Ryan F. Chandler Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: Graduate student currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program who has successfully competed the first semester of study within the program and who can demonstrate a plan to complete the DPT Program requirements. Student must demonstrate dedication to the PT profession through an eagerness to help others, and involvement in activities; student must demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills, and must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00.
Amount: up to $2000
Contact: Dr. Timothy Smith Email: timothy.smith@sru.edu 217 PT Building, 724-738-2885
Deadline: October 31st

Class of '57 Scholarship

Criteria: Education major, must have completed 45 credit hours and have exhibited significant service and/or contribution to SRU and/or surrounding communities. Undergraduate applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and graduate applicants must have at least a 3.5 GPA.
Amount: up to $1000
Contact: College of Education, 105 McKay,724-738-2007.
Deadline: March 15

Counseling and Development Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is awarded annually to a promising incoming, first year Counseling and Development student who has been offered admission as a full-time student. The applicant must also have a minimum undergraduate QPA of 3.25.
Amount: up to $500
Contact: Graduate Coordinator, Department of Counseling & Development, Carruth-Rizza Hall, 724-738-2272.
Deadline: March 30

SRU GSPT Diversity Scholarship

Criteria: Student must send a brief letter of interest (no more than 500 words) to the SRU Graduate School of Physical Therapy.  Letters of interest will be accepted during the time frame that DPT program application materials are accepted.  Please click on the link below for more details regarding the letter and scholarship in general.
Amount: up to $500
Contact: Graduate School of Physical Therapy 724-738-2080
Deadline: Submit as early as possible.  For more information, please click here.

Donald and Claudia Graham Physical Therapy Scholarship

Criteria: Graduate student in the 3+3 Doctorate of Physical Therapy program who demonstrates a solid commitment to success in the Physical Therapy profession as evidenced by two letters of recommendation.  One letter should be from the student's academic advisor or faculty member at SRU, and the other letter should be from a volunteer supervisor or individual familiar with the student's work outside of the classroom. Applicant must be a full-time student and the award will be made to a student at the beginning of the fourth year of the program upon acceptance into the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a US citizen to be eligible.
Amount: up to $2000
Contact:

Dr. Carol Martin-Elkins
Email: carol.martin-elkins@sru.edu
205 PT Building, 724-738-2916

Deadline: TBD

Marjorie Christy Maguire Fellowship

Criteria: Graduate student in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program who is in good academic standing, and who has demonstrated excellence in academics, clinical practice and research. Applicants must have successfully completed the first semester of study within SRU's DPT program.
Amount: up to $1000
Contact: Dr. Timothy Smith Email: timothy.smith@sru.edu 217 PT Building, 724-738-2885
Deadline: October 31

Maggie Meise Graduate Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must be enrolled as a graduate student at SRU to qualify. Applicants must have a minimum of 9 graduate credit hours by the end of the current semester and demonstrate a minimal overall graduate QPA of 3.5. Student must have demonstrated involvement in community service and/or university activities. Applicant will need two letters of recommendation- at least one from a SRU employee, a completed application form, a one-page typed statement- with a minimum of 100 words- from the applicant describing his/her character, personal interests and future plans must be included. Statement must include scholarship's name.
Amount: up to $725
Contact: Office of Alumni Engagement, Russell Wright Alumni House & Conference Center, Slippery Rock, PA 16057.
Application: For more information on this scholarship and others please click here to visit the SRU Alumni Website
Deadline: Must apply by December 2

Hazel Andrews Reed Physical Therapy Scholarship

Criteria: Third year graduate student in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program in good standing who demonstrates excellence in academics, clinical practice and research. Student must be a member of the APTA.
Amount: up to $1000
Contact: Dr. Timothy Smith Email: timothy.smith@sru.edu 217 PT Building, 724-738-2885
Deadline:

October 31

Bruce Russell Award for Criminology and Criminal Justice

Criteria: Student must be a graduate student in Criminology and Criminal Justice Major.  The award will go to the student in the program with the highest GPA.
Amount: Varies
Contact:

Scholarship Chair Dr. Sarah Kuehn, 014 Patterson Hall, sarah.Kuehn@sru.edu, 724-738-4572

Deadline:

TBD

Anne Wuenschel Scholarship

Criteria: Student must be enrolled in Physical Therapy 3+3 program and must be entering their first year of DPT program. Student must be taking on-campus courses to receive this scholarships. No scholarship application is required. Award recipient will be selected from 3+3 DPT students in their first semester of the graduate program. Selection will be based on students DPT application materials.
Amount: Up to $1,250
Contact:

Physical Therapy Building, Slippery Rock University, 724.738.2080

Deadline:

TBD

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Contact Information

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Slippery Rock PA 16057

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724.738.2044
724.738.2922 (fax)

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