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Endowment Title:  Joseph F. and Debbie Ackerman Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Mrs. Joseph Ackerman in honor of her late husband

Purpose:  To support scholarship awards for students enrolled in the UTMB School of Nursing


Endowment Title:  Deomeria "Dee" Ackerman Nursing Scholarship Fund
Donor Name:  Mrs. Deomeria ""Dee"" Ackerman

Purpose:  To support scholarships in the School of Nursing


Endowment Title:  Betty P. Akins Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Mrs. Betty P. Akins

Purpose:  To be used to support scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in or accepted in the University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston.


Endowment Title:  Irene A. Ando Scholarship in Nursing
Donor Name:  Ms. Ester Ando with matching gifts from Shell Oil

Purpose:  Income to provide scholarships for students in the Nursing degree program of the School of Nursing.


Endowment Title:  Marie and Talbert Aulds Scholarship
Donor Name: Dr. Cheyenne Aulds Martin and Mr. Jerry Aulds, in honor of their late parents

Purpose:  To award a scholarship to a doctoral student in the School of Nursing with preference given to students pursuing studies in ethics and who have financial need.


Endowment Title:  Karen and Steve Awalt Endowed Scholarship for Nursing Excellence
Donor Name:  Karen and Steve Awalt 

Purpose:  Tto award scholarships to students continuing their nursing education who have financial need and have demonstrated academic excellence.


Endowment Title:  Bank of America Scholarships and Awards for the Accelerated
Donor Name:  Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Purpose:  For scholarships and awards for the accelerated baccalaureate program for students who have distinguished themselves academically and have an established financial need.


Endowment Title:  Donald Barnett Scholarship
Donor Name:  Curtis W. Lambert and Various Donors

Purpose: To provide scholarship support for students in the School of Nursing.


Endowment Title:  Benavidez Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name: The family and friends of the late Y.G. "Chito" Benavidez and the late Vicenta T. Benavidez

Purpose:  To reward and recognize nursing students who have distinguished themselves in college by their extraordinary academic achievement.


Endowment Title:  Richard and Mary Alice Black Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Richard E. and Mary Alice Black

Purpose:  To provide scholarships recognizing and rewarding nursing students who demonstrate academic excellence in the School of Nursing.


Endowment Title:  Dorothy Blume, RN Academic Achievement Award
Donor Name:  Ms. Dorothy M. Blume

Purpose:  To provide an academic achievement award for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in or accepted to the UT Nursing School - Galveston.


Endowment Title:  Fernando A. and Angela Cesani Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Fernando Cesani-Vasquez, MD

Purpose:  To award scholarships to nursing students with a financial need, who have demonstrated academic excellence.


Endowment Title:  The Mary Alice Beaver Collerain '38 Scholarship 
Donor Name:  Mr. & Mrs. Joseph B. Collerain, Sr.

Purpose: In honor of M.A. Collerain, earned income for biannual scholarship awards to School of Nursing students.


Endowment Title:  Elaine Byron Cominsky Nursing Advancement Scholarship
Donor Name:  Mrs. Elaine Byron Cominsky

Purpose:  To award a scholarship to a student continuing his or her nursing education who demonstrated academic excellence with a preference given to students transferring to the School of Nursing from a community college.


Endowment Title:  Grace R. Decker Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Grace R. Decker

Purpose:  To award Scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students at The University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston.


Endowment Title:  Lewis Decker Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Grace R. Decker

Purpose: Nursing scholarships


Endowment Title:  Shirley Decker Scoggin Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Grace R. Decker

Purpose: To fund nursing scholarships.


Endowment Title:  Mitzi N. Dreher Scholarship in Nursing
Donor Name:  Mitzie and Loyd W. Dreher

Purpose: To award students continuing their nursing education in the UTMB School of Nursing Baccalaureate Honors Program.


Endowment Title:  Agnes MacDonald Edwards Nursing Scholarship Endowment
Donor Name:  Various Donors

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support for undergraduate and graduate students, with a preference given to students specializing in geriatric studies.


Endowment Title:  Olga L. Falkenburg Scholarship
Donor Name:  Estate of Olga L. Falkenburg

Purpose:  To provide scholarships for students in the School of Nursing.


Endowment Title:  Robert E. and Marjorie L. Farr Scholarship for the School of Nursing
Donor Name:  Mr. Ralph E. Farr

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support for a nursing student.


Endowment Title:  Teresa Stevens Finn Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name:  Anonymous Donor

Purpose:  Scholarships for nursing students pursuing a Master's Degree with good academic standing, financial need, and who demonstrates a strong commitment to patient advocacy to be confirmed by faculty recommendations.


Endowment Title:  Mary E. Fisher Nursing Scholarship Fund
Donor Name:  Mary E. Fisher/Various Donors

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support for students in the School of Nursing.


Endowment Title:  John J. Gaherin Scholarship for the School of Nursing
Donor Name:  Pamela G. Watson, R.N., Sc.D.

Purpose:  To support a nursing student who has demonstrated an interest in geriatric nursing.


Endowment Title:  Edwin M. and Rebecca S. Gale Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name:  The Gale Foundation

Purpose:  To provide scholarships to School of Nursing students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need, with preference given to students in the undergraduate program.


Endowment Title:  Adele Garcia Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:   Adele Garcia, R.N.

Purpose:  Scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students who exemplify the traditional qualities of nursing excellence and the highest levels of compassion, care and concern for patients.


Endowment Title:    Edgar and Grace Gnitzinger Scholarship Fund for Geriatric Nursing
Donor Name:  Estate of Grace E. Gnitzinger

Purpose:  To assist students who are committed to the practice of geriatric nursing.


Endowment Title:  Anna Beth Hamilton Hill Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name:  Anna Beth Hamilton Hill

Purpose:  To award a scholarship to a student continuing their nursing education with a financial need, who has demonstrated academic excellence, with a preference given to students transferring to the School of Nursing from a community college.


Endowment Title:  Louise English Hixon Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  J.L. and Louise Hixon

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in or accepted in the U.T. Nursing School-Galveston.


Endowment Title:  Katherine Ruth Sewell Reed Holmstrom Memorial Scholarship in the School of Nursing
Donor Name:  Mary Anne Vincent, PhD, RN

Purpose:  To award scholarships to outstanding students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Nursing program in their final year of study.  Recipients shall be based on academic performance, maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher, and demonstrated financial need in accordance with standards set by the UTMB office of financial aid.  Students receiving the Katherine Ruth Sewell Reed Holmstrom Memorial Scholarship in the School of Nursing may include the scholarship award on their curriculum vitae or resume. 


Endowment Title:  Ivalee Lucille Holtz Scholarship Fund
Donor Name:  Estate of Miss Ivalee Lucille Holtz

Purpose:  To provide scholarship awards for students enrolled in the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.


Endowment Title:  Ann Marie Hooser Scholarship
Donor Name: Susanne Sullivan, Mary Lou Pawlowski, Nancy Gilman   

Purpose:  To provide scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students in the School of who exemplify the traditional qualities of nursing and the highest levels of compassion, care and concern for the patient.


Endowment Title:   Kaye and Stephen Horn Scholarship in Nursing
Donor Name:  Kaye Horn

Purpose:  To be awarded to a nursing student at UTMB on the basis of both need and merit.  This scholarship will be awarded for one year but may be renewed at the discretion of the Dean or the School of Nursing Scholarship Committee.


Endowment Title:  The University of Texas Medical Branch Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship in Memory of Rosa Mae Pietsch
Donor Name:  UTMB Hospital Auxiliary

Purpose:  To provide scholarships for students in the School of Nursing Undergraduate and Graduate programs.


Endowment Title:  The Mattie Moore and Martha Inglet Scholarship
Donor Name:  Estate of Mrs. Martha Inglet Beall

Purpose:  Earned income for scholarships for one or more worthy students in 3rd or 4th year class in the School of Nursing.  Recipients to be selected by the Dean of the School of Nursing.


Endowment Title:   Hedwig Elisabeth Schroeder Kaufmann Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Various Donors

Purpose:  To support scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in or accepted in the UTMB School of Nursing with preference given to students in the Flexible Option Track program needing financial assistance.


Endowment Title:  Dr. and Mrs. Morton H. Leonard, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name:  Mary C. and Morton H. Leonard, Jr. MD

Purpose:  To provide student scholarships.  Recipients of the Dr. and Mrs. Morton H. Leonard, Jr., Endowed Scholarship shall be selected by a committee appointed by the Dean of the UTMB School of Nursing to be awarded to an incoming junior student who demonstrates academic excellence.


Endowment Title:  The Barbara Grace Lockridge Mason Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Various Donors

Purpose:  To support scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in or accepted in The University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston, with preference given to students specializing in geriatric studies.


Endowment Title:  Odelia B. McCarley Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  McCarley Charitable Lead Trust

Purpose:  To support scholarships, research projects and special projects for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the School of Nursing.


Endowment Title:  Regina R. and Alfonso J. Mercatante Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name:  Judith C. Drew, R.N., Ph.D.

Purpose:  To provide scholarship awards to students in the Nursing Ph.D. Program


Endowment Title:  Doctoral Program of the School of Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  The Estate of Mary L. Moore

Purpose:  To provide scholarships to students in the Doctoral Program of the School of Nursing to help offset the costs of becoming a nurse scientist that are not covered through traditional ways.


Endowment Title:  Linda A. Mount Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Family and friends

Purpose:  To support scholarship awards for students enrolled in or accepted in the UT School of Nursing. 


Endowment Title:  Wayne G. Mulloy, M.D. and Monica Mulloy, R.N. Endowed Scholarship in Nursing
Donor Name:   Wayne G. Mulloy, M.D. and Monica Mulloy, R.N.

Purpose:  To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Nursing who are dedicated to the principles of compassionate excellence in patient-centered care, the acquisition of new knowledge and the preservation of professionalism.  Preference will be given to students who have resided for the majority of their lifetimes in the State of Texas, are currently residing in Texas and who are School of Nursing students in the Baccalaureate II program who are interested in pursuing a clinical or hospital practice in Texas. 


Endowment Title:  Mary Kolaya Nicholas Scholarship Fund
Donor Name:  Charles S. Nicholas ($10,000) in 1977 and Phoebe O. Nicholas

Purpose:   Earned income for undergraduate nursing student scholarships to those from the lower socioeconomic levels.  Recipients have demonstrated achievement and demonstrated financial need; e.g.: near poverty level.


Endowment Title:  Lois E. Nickerson, R.N. Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name:  Lois E. Nickerson, R.N.

Purpose:  To award scholarships to students in the Nursing Ph.D. Program.


Endowment Title:  The Katherine Shuberg Oppermann Scholarship Fund
Donor Name:  Mr. & Mrs. Gus V. Oppermann, IV and family in honor

Purpose:  In honor of Katherine Shuberg Oppermann earned income will be utilized biannually to provide scholarships for students in undergraduate nursing programs.  Recipients must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA or 3.0 or a Nursing GPA of 3.5 or a Graduate GPA of 3.5.


Endowment Title:  Patricia Ann Nelson Paden Scholarship for the School of Nursing
Donor Name:   Dr. Carolyn S. Nelson-Becker and Mr. Keith T. Beck

Purpose:   To provide scholarship support for one nursing student at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who shows promise and a keen in obstetrical nursing.


Endowment Title:  Geraldine Dye Parker Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Dr. Wade M. Parker

Purpose:  To provide an award to a starting second year nursing student who in the opinion of the staff is highly dedicated to nursing, demonstrating the ability to successfully finish the program and become a good nurse.


Endowment Title:  Don W. Powell, M.D. Endowed Graduate Scholarship in Pediatric Nursing
Donor Name:  Mr. Dennis E. Miller and Mr. Jerry L. Scales

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support for students enrolled in graduate studies for pediatric nursing.


Endowment Title:  Mary Ann and Steven C. Salch Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Donor Name:  Mr. and Mrs. Steven C. Salch

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support for students enrolled in the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Medical Branch.


Endowment Title:  Salute to Nursing Scholars - Q
Donor Name:  SON Annual Giving Fund

Purpose:  To make scholarship awards to undergraduate and graduate nursing students enrolled or accepted at UTMB.


Endowment Title:  The Captain Anita P. Satterly Scholarship in Nursing
Donor Name:  Family and friends of the late Anita P. Satterly

Purpose: To provide scholarships for students in the School of Nursing pursuing a graduate degree.


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

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support to students in the School of Nursing at UTMB.


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

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support to students in the School of Nursing at UTMB.


Endowment Title:  Annie P. Schmiedeberg Scholarship
Donor Name:  Estate of Margaret E. Manning

Purpose:  Scholarship for the School of Nursing.


Endowment Title:  School of Nursing Class of 1968 Scholarship
Donor Name:  Various Donors and an Anonymous Donor

Purpose:  To award a scholarship to a senior nursing student who has demonstrated academic excellence, with a preference given to students who have a financial need and have demonstrated leadership ability and commitment to the nursing profession through school and community involvement.


Endowment Title:  Arthur V. Simmang Scholarship Fund

Purpose:  To provide academic scholarship awards to accepted degree seeking students who demonstrate financial need.


Endowment Title:  Mary Hilda Smith and Ruth Alice LaGrone Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Mr. Ross Q. Smith

Purpose:  Scholarship support for undergraduate students enrolled or accepted into the U.T. Nursing School - Galveston.


Endowment Title:  Helen St. Martin Scholarship in the School of Nursing
Donor Name: Helen St. Martin

Purpose:  To provide support for nursing students of academic promise who face financial challenges in paying their tuition.


Endowment Title:  Betty Sherman Sterling Nursing Scholarship Fund
Donor Name:  Betty S.  Sterling ($15,000 in 1991 + $5,000 in 19

Purpose:  To honor  Betty Sherman Sterling to  by providing scholarships for students in the undergraduate and graduate UTMB nursing program.  Any unused annual income shall be reinvested in the endowment.


Endowment Title:  Susanne and Gerald Sullivan Scholarship for the School of Nursing
Donor Name:  Susanne and Gerald Sullivan

Purpose:  To award scholarships to students continuing their nursing education in the UTMB School of Nursing Accelerated Program who have financial need.


Endowment Title:  Texas Graduate Nurses Scholarship and Loan Fund
Donor Name:  Texas Graduate Nurses' Association

Purpose:  To be used for scholarships or loans to registered nurses who were graduates of diploma schools and wished to take additional work leading to a baccalaureate degree.


Endowment Title:  Margaret Rehm Traber Scholarship Fund
Donor Name:   Traber Family and the O'Connor Foundation

Purpose:  Earned income for biannual scholarships for School of Nursing students.


Endowment Title:  John E. Walker Endowed Scholarship
Donor Name:  William C. and Libbie W. Ansell

Purpose:  To award scholarships each year for outstanding students in the School of Nursing.


Endowment Title:  Morace Ward Memorial Scholarship
Donor Name:  Diana Chapman and Martha Bowen

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support for students enrolled in the School of Nursing with preference given to those specializing in oncology, pediatrics, or geriatrics.


Endowment Title:  Jack and Jeanette Kristynik Ward Nursing Scholarship
Donor Name:  Dr. and Mrs. Jack Ward via Community Hospital

Purpose:  To support scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in or accepted in the University of Texas School of Nursing.


Endowment Title:  School of Nursing Degree Class of 1961 Wanda Hood Watts Scholarship
Donor Name: Class of 1961

Purpose:  To reward and recognize students in the baccalaureate program who have distinguished themselves in college by their extraordinary academic achievement.  This scholarship is intended to provide resources to help students of limited means offset the financial burden of a nursing education.


Endowment Title:  The Nancy Snyder Young Nursing Scholarship Fund
Donor Name:  Various Donors

Purpose:  Scholarships, research projects and special projects for students enrolled in the School of Nursing.

 

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