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I.H.M. Graduate Scholarships

I.H.M. Graduate Scholarships are made possible through the generous I.H.M. Scholarship Gift of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Awards are based upon academic excellence and financial need and may be used for tuition only (excluding fees).

Endowed Scholarships

Endowed scholarships are used to defray the cost of providing I.H.M. Graduate Scholarships to meritorious graduate students in master's and doctoral programs at Marywood University. Scholarship applicants should note that when you apply to the appropriate financial aid program based upon your graduate major, Marywood considers you for both endowed and institutional funds simultaneously.

The Saint Bridget Scholarship was established in 1987 to provide scholarship support to students in the graduate programs, on the basis of academic merit.

The William and Carmel Callahan Scholarship was established in 1999 to provide scholarship support to students with a preference to legal residents of the island of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands.

The Harriet Chikowski '42 Scholarship was established by Ms. Chikowski, herself a dedicated social worker, to reflect her concern for families. The award gives preference to students who maintain employment in work with multi-problem families and/or troubled children.

The Sister M. Cuthbert Donovan Scholarship was founded by Sister M. Cuthbert Donovan, I.H.M., Dean Emerita, to provide tuition scholarships on the basis of academic merit and need to alumnae/alumni of Marywood University for attendance in the graduate programs.

The Monsignor William L. Donovan Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial aid for undergraduate or graduate students in support of their education.

The Irenee Dupont Scholarship was established in 1974 to support scholarship assistance to students of business and computer science.

The Dr. James Golden Memorial Scholarship was established in 1990 by family, friends and former students of the late Dr. Golden to provide scholarship support to a student pursuing a graduate degree in Counseling.

The Graduate I.H.M. Scholarship was founded in 1983 by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, who teach in a special summer project. Their desire is to assist individuals in achieving their professional goals in the graduate programs.

The Graduate Student Council Scholarship was established in 1989 by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Student Council and other friends of Marywood. Income from this endowment provides scholarship assistance to students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

The Carol E. Greenblatt Scholarship was established in 2000 to provide assistance for graduate and undergraduate students in the School of Social Work.

The Sr. Cor Immaculatum Heffernan, IHM '54 Scholarship, established by former students and friends of Sr. Cor Immaculatum Heffernan, IHM, will assist students in the Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts majoring in the MFA Program for working professionals.

The Paul A. Henry Memorial Scholarship was established in 2004 by his daughter, Dr. Ann R. Henry '73 to provide scholarship assistance to graduate and undergraduate students on the basis of financial need.

The Hughes Family Scholarship was established in 1985 by Sister M. Constance Melvin, I.H.M., in honor of Mary M. Hughes and her parents, Mary A. and Michael Hughes, to provide scholarship assistance, on the basis of academic merit, for study in librarianship and/or media.

The Mildred Hammond Hunkele Endowed Scholarship was established by donors in 2001 to provide financial aid for any needy and qualified students.

The Catherine Boylan Hussie Scholarship was established in 1990 by the donor to provide financial aid for needy male or female students on the graduate or undergraduate level.

The Peter Kohudic Scholarship was established in 1995 by Peter and Nancy D. Kohudic to provide financial aid for undergraduate and graduate students, full or part-time, who are communicants of the Orthodox Christian Faith with preference given to students from St. Tikhon's Theological Seminary.  The recipient must be at least of second year, sophomore, status.

The Alice Lawrence Memorial Scholarship was established in 1991 to provide assistance to graduate and undergraduate female students over 35 years of age returning to school to complete their degree or career choices.

The Robert J. Mahady Scholarship was established in 2000 by Mrs. Betty Mahady to provide scholarship support for graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Business and Managerial Science.

The Sr. Patricia Ann Matthews, IHM, Ph.D. Scholarship. established by Sr. Gail Cabral, IHM, Ph.D. and friends, shall be given to students with financial need to support their education through undergraduate and graduate study.

Deceased Members Class of 1957 Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 by members and friends of the class to provide scholarship support to need undergraduate and graduate students.  Preference will be given to direct descendants of the Marywood College Class of 1957.

The Class of 1995 Scholarship shall be given to a recent graduate of Marywood University entering a graduate program at Marywood University on a full-time basis with demonstrated financial need.

The Sister M. Bernardina McAndrew Scholarship was established in 1974 by Sister M. Bernardina McAndrew, I.H.M., to provide scholarship assistance to a graduate psychology student on the basis of academic merit and need.

The James F. Mellody Memorial Scholarship was established in 2002 to provide assistance to graduate students in the School of Social Work.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

The Fergus Monahan Scholarship was established in tribute to Dr. Monahan, first Dean of the School of Social Work. The fund has been and continues to be built by contributions from alumni and friends of the School. Awards are made by the School's Scholarship Committee to students with demonstrated financial need.

The Honorable Marion L. Munley Endowed Scholarship, established by Munley, Munley, and Cartwright PC in recognition of Mrs. Munley's outstanding career as mother and first woman elected to the Legislature from NEPA, shall be given to worthy students interested in a career in law and/or public serivce.

The Sister M. Johnine O'Neill, IHM Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007 to provide financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students, either full-time or part-time, who are currently employed and wish to further their education.

The John Peragallo, Jr. Scholarship, established by John Peragallo, III and family and friends, shall be given to an undergraduate or graduate music major with organ as an applied performance concentration.

The Eugene L. Raymond Memorial Scholarship was established in 1966 in memory of Eugene L. Raymond, a charter member of the Development Council of Marywood University. Income from this endowment is made available for scholarships to worthy students who are being trained to work among children in the fields of psycho-education and psychotherapy.

The Helen Scanlon Ruane Scholarship established in 2001 by the donor to provide financial aid for students in the post-baccalaureate certification in school librarianship.

The Madeline Geiger Spitzer Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial aid to a graduating senior from Marywood University who will be attending a postgraduate program in the area of education.

The Mary Donohue Stahl '36 Scholarship was established in 1996 to provide financial aid to any student without preference or restricition.  The scholarship is renewable if the recipient continues to meet the academic standards of the University.

The Thalia Ann Thomas Endowed Scholarship was established by Ms. Thomas in 1997 to provide assistance to candidates for the M.A. in Art Therapy or MFA degree.

The John Timko, Jr. Scholarship was established in 1980 to provide scholarship assistance to graduate students in business.

The Harry M. and Marie E. Pearson Fund was established in 1995 to provide support for graduate assistantships for students from the Department of Counseling and Psychology.

The Pearson Scholarship, established through the estate of Marie E. Pearson, shall be given to graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence but not necessarily financial need.

If you have questions about the Ph.D. Program in Human Development scholarship and assistantship programs at Marywood University please contact me.

Frank T. Falcone, MS, MBA
Coordinator of Graduate Affairs
Office of the Provost/Academic Vice-President
(570) 348-6211 ext. 2356
Liberal Arts Center Room 200

falconef@marywood.edu