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Endowment Title: Cecilia Garcia Akers Endowed Scholarship in Physical Therapy honoring Dr. and Mrs. Hector P. Garcia
Donor Name: Cecilia and James Akers

Purpose: To recognize students with outstanding academic achievement and a commitment to health care as a human service.


Endowment Title: Daniel C. Allensworth Scholarship in Physician Assistant Studies
Donor Name: Institutional Funds

Purpose: To sustain an annual academic scholarship for students enrolled in the Physician Assistant Studies Program.


Endowment Title: The UTMB Alpha Eta Society Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Institutional funds and cash from various donors.

Purpose: Scholarship support for full-time senior students in the School of Allied Health Sciences who are receiving either baccalaureate or graduate degrees and are members of the UTMB Chapter of Alpha Eta Society.


Endowment Title: Salah Ayachi Scholarship in Physician Assistant Studies
Donor Name: Institutional Funds

Purpose: To award scholarships to Physician Assistant  students in good standing enrolled in the School of Health Professions with preference given to those with financial need and educational and/or financial hardship.  The student must be enrolled full-time, be in good academic standing, demonstrate financial need, demonstrate special interest in basic sciences, and demonstrate cross-cultural interests.


Endowment Title: Barbara R. Barton Scholarship
Donor Name: Estate of Barbara R. (Rae) Barton

Purpose: For scholarships to student with outstanding academic excellence in Physical Therapy.


Endowment Title: Robert K. Bing Occupational Therapy Scholars Program
Donor Name: Robert K. Bing

Purpose: To promote scholarship and ease the financial burden of professional education and to honor Dr. Robert K. Bing, first dean of the UTMB School of Allied Health Sciences.  Students must have (a) minimum 3.0 GPA in the OT program; (b) no course grades less than "C"; (c) no period of either academic or non-academic probation during enrollment in the SAHS; (d) be a member in good standing in the Texas Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association.


Endowment Title: Beatrice Brotzman Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name: Ms. Ruth Morris

Purpose: Scholarship award to a student in the distance education program.


Endowment Title: Charles H. and Pamela A. Christiansen Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. Charles H. Christiansen

Purpose: To award scholarships to incoming students in the School of Allied Health Sciences who have demonstrated financial need and academic promise.  Additionally, preference for the scholarship should be given to students enrolled in the occupational therapy program who have demonstrated an active awareness of the importance of volunteerism to enhance communities.


Endowment Title: Edith and Emanuel Cohen/Evelyn A. Gerstein Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: Mr. and Mrs. Larry V. (Phyllis) Jendrusch

Purpose: To award scholarship(s) of $500 or more to one or more outstanding students in the School of Allied Health Sciences who have demonstrated professionalism and potential for leadership.  Preference shall be given to students participating in the Health Careers Opportunity Program Early Acceptance Project.


Endowment Title: Harry and Joanne Davis Scholarship in Physician Assistant Studies
Donor Name: Harry K. Davis, M.D.

Purpose: To provide scholarship support for two or more students enrolled in the Physician's Assistant Program in the School of Allied Health Sciences.  Preference will be given to students with primary residence in Texas.  Selection of the recipients shall be made by a committee appointed by the Dean and should be based on merit and high academic standards.


Endowment Title: The Ruby Decker Endowed Scholarship in Physical Therapy
Donor Name: UTMB Physical Therapy Alumni Association in honor

Purpose: To sustain an annual academic scholarship for students enrolled in the graduate program of the Department of Physical Therapy.  Recipients shall be selected through a process to be established by the Dean and Departmental Chairperson of the School of Allied Health Sciences


Endowment Title: Kay Hill Delgado Scholarship in Physical Therapy
Donor Name: ProSource Management Solutions

Purpose: To award scholarships to second year Physical Therapy students in good standing enrolled in the School of Allied Health Sciences.  Preference will be given to students with an interest in acute care. 


Endowment Title: William T. Donoho Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: E. Burke Evans, M.D.

Purpose: To award a scholarship to qualified students in good standing, enrolled in a degree program in the School of Allied Health Sciences.  Preference will be given to students with financial need, who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership ability, and a commitment to the University through school and community involvement.


Endowment Title: Larry Feeler, PT, WorkSTEPS, Inc. Physical Therapy Scholarship in Memory of  Walt Jones
Donor Name: Larry C. Feeler, Pres. & CEO, WorkSTEPS, Inc.

Purpose: The Larry Feeler, PT, WorkSTEPS, Inc. Physical Therapy Scholarship in Memory of Walt Jones shall be a permanent endowment and shall be used for the benefit of the School of Health Professions at UTMB.  Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to award scholarships to Physical Therapy students with financial need in the School of Health Professions.


Endowment Title: The Edgar and Grace Gnitzinger Endowed Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Scholarship support for students committed to the practice of geriatric medicine and enrolled in or accepted in the School of Allied Health Sciences.

Purpose: Institutional funds


Endowment Title: The Thomas N. and Gleaves T. James Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: School of Allied Health Sciences Development account

Purpose: Funds shall be used for the payment of full tuition and tuition-related fees for an entire year of study for one or more full-time students enrolled in the SAHS and may be renewed.  Scholarship to be awarded following matriculation to a student in good standing who demonstrates financial need and academic promise.


Endowment Title: M.G. and Lillie A. Johnson Scholarship in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Donor Name: M.G. and Lillie A. Johnson Foundation, Inc.

Purpose: To provide scholarship support to students attending either The Victoria College or Wharton County junior College who enter the Clinical Laboratory Sciences program at the U.T. Medical Branch at Galveston.


Endowment Title: Rachel Jost Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Family and Friends

Purpose: To provide a scholarship for an outstanding student with an interest and commitment to pediatric and/or oncologic physical therapy.


Endowment Title: Kempner Scholarship Fund for Allied Health
Donor Name: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

Purpose: For scholarships to encourage students to pursue careers in SAHS, need based. 


Endowment Title: Dr. Gene Kindley Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name: Various Donors and Institutional Funds

Purpose: To provide scholarship support to full-time junior students enrolled in the School of Allied Health Sciences, based on academic merit, financial need, and demonstrated leadership.


Endowment Title: The Dr. Diane Lisa Sunshine Leonard Scholarship
Donor Name: School of Allied Health Sciences Fun Run Income

Purpose: To provide scholarships for full-time junior allied health students based upon their overall GPA in basic science courses; leadership in student government, professional and community organizations; research interest and involvement.  Financial need will be evaluated for all applicants.


Endowment Title: William J. and Mary K. McGanity Awards
Donor Name: Dr. and Mrs. William McGanity

Purpose: To present an award to a student in the Physician Assistant Studies Program and an award to a student in the Medical Technology Program based on their academic excellence and chosen by respective departments.  .


Endowment Title: Ruth Morris Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: Various Donors

Purpose: To support students in the area of Clinical Laboratory Sciences.


Endowment Title: Frances Luanne Murphy Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Robert A. Cox, Ph.D. and Various Donors

Purpose: To be used to award a scholarship to a student continuing their medical education in Occupational Therapy with financial need and a with a preference given to a single or married parent.


Endowment Title: Physician Assistant Studies Cultural Diversity Scholarship in honor of Richard Rahr
Donor Name: MSRDP/Institutional Funds

Purpose: To provide annual awards for second or third year Physician Assistant Studies students in good academic standing.


Endowment Title: The Judy Jones Reinhardt Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: School of Allied Health Sciences Fund Run donation

Purpose: To provide scholarships to full-time Respiratory Care students enrolled at the UTMB School of Allied Health Sciences.


Endowment Title: The A. J. Rodriguez Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Various donors

Purpose: Earned income  to award scholarships to full-time UTMB School of Allied Health Sciences senior students in good academic standing, with leadership, service, and financial need as primary factors in awarding scholarships.


Endowment Title: Minnie and Ward Savage Presidential Scholarship in Allied Health Sciences #1
Donor Name: Ms. Minnie Kay Savage

Purpose: To provide scholarship support to students in the School of Allied Health Sciences at UTMB.


Endowment Title: Minnie and Ward Savage Presidential Scholarship in Allied Health Sciences #2
Donor Name: Ms. Minnie Kay Savage

Purpose: To provide scholarship support to students in the School of Allied Health Sciences at UTMB.


Endowment Title: The Peyton and Lydia Schapper Endowed Scholarship Fund
Donor Name: Mr. & Mrs. Peyton A. Schapper and matching gifts

Purpose: To be used for the benefit of students enrolled in the Department of Health Promotion & Gerontology in the School of Allied Health Sciences.


Endowment Title: School of Health Professions Dean's Academic and Competitive Scholarship Award
Donor Name: MSRDP/Institutional Funds

Purpose: Tto provide annual student awards.  The award will cover full tuition and fee for full time students continuously enrolled in an academic year.


Endowment Title: SHP Silver Anniversary Scholarship
Donor Name: SAHS Annual Giving Fund

Purpose: Earned income for scholarships to UTMB SAHS students based on academic factors.


Endowment Title: Texas Society DAR Endowed Occupational Therapy Scholarship
Donor Name: Texas Society, Daughters of American Revolution

Purpose: Earned income for scholarships in Occupational Therapy who excel academically.


Endowment Title: Elizabeth Collins Thomas Scholarship in Occupational Therapy
Donor Name: Robert K. Bing, Ed.D.

Purpose: The faculty in Occupational Therapy Department, with the approval and collaboration of the Dean of the School of Allied Health Sciences establish the criteria and award scholarships to as great a number of students as practical.


Endowment Title: University Federal Credit Union's Endowed Scholarship honoring Edith Camellia St. John
Donor Name: University Federal Credit Union's Endowed Scholars

Purpose: Scholarship to a continuing medical education student with financial need.


Endowment Title: Brigadier General and Mrs. Donald B. Wagner Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name: Brigadier General Donald B. and Mrs. Jan Wagner

Purpose: Scholarship to a continuing medical education student with financial need.


Endowment Title: Warm Springs Rehabilitation Cornerstone Scholarship in Occupational Therapy
Donor Name: Warm Springs Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc.

Purpose: To provide scholarship awards to students in the Occupational Therapy program.


Endowment Title: Warm Springs Rehabilitation Cornerstone Scholarship in Physical Therapy
Donor Name: Warm Springs Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc.

Purpose: To provide scholarship support to Physical Therapy students who show promise in the field of rehabilitation.


Endowment Title: Mary Jane Webb Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: Mr. Edward Tully, Various Donors, and an Anonymous

Purpose: Scholarship for a student who has demonstrated academic excellence, with a preference given to students who has demonstrated leadership ability and commitment to the clinical laboratory profession through school and community involvement, and who has financial need.


Endowment Title: Susan and Gaddis Wittjen Scholarship in Physical Therapy
Donor Name: Susan and Gaddis P. Wittjen

Purpose: To award scholarships to Physical Therapy students in good standing enrolled in the School of Allied Health Sciences.  Preference will be given to students with financial need. 

 

 

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