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University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing Funds
College of Nursing Annual Fund
Unrestricted support for student scholarships and fellowships, equipment for the skills and simulation labs, seed money for research initiatives, and travel for students and faculty to present at conferences.
Cardew-Mullane Award for Clinical Excellence and Leadership
Established by Mary Kelly Mullane, former dean of the College of Nursing, this award recognizes outstanding clinical skill and leadership abilities in graduating students. The award also serves as a memorial to Emily Cardew, the first dean of the college. More than one student can win this cash award which is customarily given at the May commencement.
College of Nursing Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship
Supports scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated leadership and service to the school, profession, and community, with secondary consideration given to academic standing and financial need. Established by the UIC College of Nursing Alumni Association.
College of Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at any College of Nursing campus based on academic merit and financial need.
College of Nursing Pave the Way Fund
Proceeds from the purchase of engraved granite pavers for the College of Nursing Alumni Courtyard will support nursing students and faculty research.
Gloria A. Henderson Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate with high scholastic achievement who has exhibited leadership in extracurricular activities. Established by Professor Emerita Gloria Henderson.
Midwest Nursing History Research Center
Support for the Midwest Nursing History Research Center including the advancement of historical research and/or scholarly activities consistent with the purpose of the Center.
Regional Campus Scholarships
Regional Nursing Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students from the regional campuses (Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford, Urbana). Established in 1994 by alumni from the regional campuses and fully endowed in 1995 with a generous gift from a regional faculty member and her husband.
Kellogg Family Peoria Nursing Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students at the Peoria Regional Campus. Established by Robah Kellogg, long-time member of the Peoria Regional Campus faculty, and others.
Norma R. Kelly Peoria Nursing Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students at the Peoria Regional Campus. Established by Dr. Norma R. Kelly, former Peoria Regional Campus Director, and others.
College of Nursing Quad Cities Legacy Fund
Supports students at the Quad Cities Regional Campus by providing financial assistance with tuition, books, fees, travel to conferences, and related academic expenses with criteria of financial need and academic merit.
Jeanne A. Gittings Memorial Scholarship Fund
Awarded to graduate nursing students in the Quad Cities area, with preference to students who demonstrate financial need and good academic standing. Established in memory of Jeanne Gittings, former Quad Cities Regional Campus librarian, in tribute to her outstanding commitment to students and faculty.
Quad Cities Classic Nursing Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students at the Quad Cities Regional Campus.
College of Nursing Rockford Regional Program Scholarship Fund
Supports nursing students in the Rockford regional program.
College of Nursing Urbana Regional Campus Support Fund
Supports the Urbana Regional Campus, providing funds for student research posters and lab and simulation center equipment.
Awarded to students at the Urbana Regional Campus.
College of Nursing Research in Narcolepsy, Sleep and Health Research Fund
The Center for Narcolepsy, Sleep and Health Research (formerly the Center for Narcolepsy) conducts important basic, clinical and bio-behavioral research for improving, preserving or promoting health through good sleep, and provides support for narcoleptics and their families.
Doctoral Student Funds
College of Nursing Doctoral Student Research Fund
Supports doctoral students by providing financial assistance with the direct costs of their dissertation research.
Integrated Health Care Fund
To provide support for an innovative program of nurse-managed health centers specializing in providing integrated primary and mental healthcare services affiliated with the Institute for Healthcare Innovation in the College of Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Midwifery Clinic Fund
Supports the UIC Midwifery Clinic.
Global Health Leadership Office
Beverly J. McElmurry Scholarship Fund
Awarded to PhD nursing students with a record of nursing leadership and strong evidence of a research focus appropriate to global or local health concerns, with preference to international or minority students. Established to honor the late Dr. Beverly J. McElmurry, former Global Health Leadership Office Director, for her contributions to the nursing profession locally and globally.
Chieko Onoda Endowed Scholarship Fund
Awarded to graduate students with a preference to international students who are residents of Southeast Asia. Established to honor Professor Emerita Chieko Onoda for her work on behalf of the international students.
Virginia M. Ohlson International Studies Fund
Provides scholarships for international students and support for the Annual World Health Day Symposia. Established by the late Dr. Virginia M. Ohlson, founder of the Global Health Leadership Office.
Department of Women, Children and Family Health Science
College of Nursing Women, Children, and Family Health Science Fund
Supports the Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Services.
Lillian Runnerstrom Institute for Excellence Fund
Supports scholarships for initiatives in the Department of Women, Children and Family Health Science Nursing. Established by Dr. Lillian Runnerstrom, former department head.
Mitzi Duxbury Perinatal, Neonatal and or Midwifery Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships to graduate students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance in perinatal nursing, neonatal nursing and or midwifery in the Department of Women, Children and Family Health Science. Financial need may be considered.
Mitzi L. Duxbury Graduate Student Perinatal Scholarship Fund in Memory of Dr. Alexander (Mack) Schmidt
Awarded to graduate students in the Department of Women, Children and Family Health Science Nursing. Established by Dr. Mitzi Duxbury, former dean, in memory of Dr. Alexander (Mack) Schmidt, who served as UIC Vice Chancellor for Health Services.
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Awarded to students in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program.
Sabina Dambrauskas Midwifery Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students in the Nurse Midwifery program. Established by educator and nurse midwife Sabina Dambrauskas.
Traut Family Scholarship
Supports graduate students in the Department of Women, Children and Family Health Science Nursing with preference to students who demonstrate financial need and good academic standing and who are members of underrepresented groups within the nursing profession. Established by Department Head Dr. Rosemary White-Traut and her husband, David Traut.
Department of Biobehavioral Health Science
College of Nursing Biobehavioral Health Science Fund
To support the Department of Biobehavioral Health Science at the College of Nursing.
Department of Health Systems Science
College of Nursing Health Systems Science Fund
To provide unrestricted support for the Department of Health Systems Science in the College of Nursing