MARK E. AIN MEMORIAL FUND
Established February 7, 1986, by Milton and Shirley Ain in memory of their son. Income provides scholarships to undergraduates who have a minimum 2.5 GPA, a clearly handicapping disability and need. To read about how this scholarship changed a student's life, click here.
PROFESSOR MILTON AIN FUND FOR PRACTICUM SUPPORT
Established July 11, 2003 by Mrs. Shirley Ain in memory of her husband through The Foundation. Income provides stipends to qualified graduates pursuing field practica while enrolled in the College. Preference is for students conduction field work in Jewish community services and/or child welfare or who can demonstrate that they plan a career in one of these fields.
ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN THE COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK
Established September 6, 1985, by the College Alumni Association. Income provides scholarships to approved candidates for a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree based on need with consideration of academic ability.
JUDITH MEEZAN BAYHA SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established September 22, 2006, by Beatrice and Joseph Meezan through The Foundation. Distribution supports an MSW student with preference for a clinical student with an interest and intention to practice with young children (under age 12) with emotional problems.
MATTHEW CARL BEHLING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established April 7, 2006, by John H. and Nancy Shaw Behling in memory of their son. Distribution provides a scholarship to a graduate student pursuing a career in the mental health field, particularly in administration and social policy.
M. R. BISSELL, JR. SCHOLARSHIP IN SOCIAL ADMINISTRATION
Established September 18, 1939, by M. R. Bissell, Jr. Income provides a graduate scholarship, with preference to a student from Michigan.
VICTOR EDWARD BLOOMFIELD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established June 6, 1953, by family and friends. Income provides scholarships for graduate students.
ERIKA, ANDRA, AND INARA BRUBAKER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD WELFARE IN THE COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK
Established May 7, 2004, by Dr. Inara Mencis Brubaker through The Foundation. Income supports a scholarship with preference for an individual focusing her/his career on domestic violence and/or child welfare.
EDWIN SHARP BURDELL MEMORIAL FUND
Established June 12, 1969, by Dr. Burdell. Income encourages and recognizes outstanding scholarship.
MARGARET P. CAVANAUGH AND PETER F. CAVANAUGH
SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN SOCIAL WORK
Established November 6, 1992, from the estate of Peter F. Cavanaugh. Income provides scholarships.
PROFESSOR MERRISS CORNELL MEMORIAL FUND COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK
Established April 7, 1978, by his wife, Carol Kilmer Cornell, son, Christopher Kilmer Cornell, and daughter, (Lucinda) Sarah Cornell, in honor and memory of Merriss, who served 42 years as a teacher in the College. Three-fourths of income provides the Professor Merriss Cornell Graduate Research Scholarships for excellent research thesis proposals and the Professor Merriss Cornell Distinguished Researcher Award for a significant graduate research contribution. Remaining and unused income are reinvested to principle.
MARLENA KAY RICHARDS-COX ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Supports a Master’s student in the College of Social Work who has the intention to work in the area of gerontological social work.
MYRTLE COOK CRAY AND RAYMOND E. CRAY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established April 7, 1978, by the Crays. Income provides scholarships split between the College of Social Work with a preference given to a student studying group work; and poultry science in the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences.
THE SARA (SALLY) E. AND ROBERT (BOB) C. DELANEY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN MENTAL RETARDATION AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Established May 7, 2004, by Rick A. Delaney through The Foundation. Income supports a social work student with preference to those interested in working with children with mental retardation and/or developmental disabilities. Interest is determined by volunteer activities, field placement, or employment.
THE SARAH ELLEN ELY ENDOWMENT
Supports a Master's candidate whose academic study focuses on mental retardation and/or developmental disabilities. Preference will be given to Student Internship at Nisonger Center.
SELMA & ALEXANDER W. ERLEN ENDOWMENT FUND FOR DOCTORAL SUPPORT
The annual distribution from this fund shall be used to support a doctoral student in the College of Social Work who has an interest in community service.
NANCY E. FITZGIVENS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established February 1, 2002, by The Annie E. Casey Foundation. Income supports an in-state master’s candidate with preference to those working in Ohio’s public and child welfare system.
THELMA GOODMAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
An annual distribution made possible by Denise Goodman in memory of her mother, to support an undergraduate candidate with preference given to one working in Ohio’s public and child welfare system, and/or adoptions.
DR. CAROL J. GRECO ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Supports a student in College of Social Work pursuing a Masters degree. Preference will be given to a Student with Interest and/or Field Placement in Medical Setting; 2nd Gerontological.
FRED JOHN GUELLA FUND FOR SUPPORT OF DOCTORAL STUDENTS IN SOCIAL WORK
The annual distribution from this fund shall be used to continue Dr. Beverly Toomey’s father, Fred Guella’s, support of, and rewards for, initiative. Income from the fund will match the student’s own contributions to help finance their doctoral professional development in social work, with preference given to students who present papers at professional conferences or prepare papers for publication.
JAMES EDWARD HAGERTY FELLOWSHIP OR SCHOLARSHIP
IN COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION
Established May 11, 1942, by Lucile Joyce Hagerty. Income provides graduate fellowships or scholarships in community organization.
JAMES EDWARD HAGERTY FELLOWSHIP OR SCHOLARSHIP IN CORRECTIONS
Established May 11, 1942, by Lucile Joyce Hagerty. Income provides graduate fellowships or scholarships in community organization.
ANNE HAYES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE FUND
Established May 7, 1999, by the Honorable Steven Hayes in memory of his mother and her personal commitment to community caring. Income is awarded to students demonstrating academic excellence in the College.
THE KENNETH E. AND LYNETTE O. HOEHN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Scholarships be awarded in furtherance of the diversity mission with particular attention to, but not limited to, Africa Americans or other underrepresented Groups
GLADYCE GRAYCE HOLY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established December 31, 1948, by Dr. T. C. Holy in honor of his wife. Income provides an undergraduate/graduate scholarship or fellowship to a worthy student.
MARY JANE HUTCHINS ENDOWMENT FUND IN SOCIAL WORK FOR THE HUMAN/ANIMAL BOND-CENTERED PROGRAM IN VETERINARY MEDICINE
Annual stipend awarded to an MSW student with preference give to one whose field placement is in the Human-Animal Bond-centered program in the College of Veterinary Medicine; candidate should be interested in grief education and counseling in a multi-disciplinary environment, with the goal to promote positive client-staff communications and enhancing client satisfaction. Read more about how this fund is making a difference in students' lives and pet owners, too.
EVELYN MOREIDA KRISLOV SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established June 7, 2002, by Joseph Krislov. Income supports scholarships for second year graduate students with an interest in geriatric social work; interest should be determined by field placement with an aging agency, in the field of aging.
JIM LANTZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS
Provides scholarship support for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Social Work.
MARY C. MANNING SCHOLARSHIP
Established September 18, 1939, by Mary C. Manning. Income provides a graduate scholarship.
THE MASTER’S ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN SOCIAL POLICY AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
Established September 22, 2006, by Wayne Moore and Laura Kaufman in honor of Dr. Milton Rosner, professor emeritus, through The Foundation. Distribution provides a scholarship to a MSW student with an interest in social policy and program development and administration.
RICHARD R. MEDHURST AND GENEVIEVE H. MEDHURST SCHOLARSHIP IN SOCIAL WELFARE
Established February 7, 1986, in memory of Dr. Medhurst by his wife, Genevieve H. Medhurst, family and friends. Income provides scholarships for students demonstrating a need and best exemplifying the academic excellence, professional leadership and creativity which Dr. Medhurst sought to develop in his students.
ANNA MARIE MILLS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established July 21, 1978, with a bequest from Nelson A. Mills, Jr. in memory of his wife. Income provides need-based scholarships for master’s degree candidates in social work who are Ohio residents.
SHARON MOORE MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND TO BENEFIT MWANAFUNZI
Income from this endowment will be used by students in the Mwanafunzi Student Organization.
DR. JOSEPH JOHN PARNICKY SCHOLARSHIP FOR MRDD OR MENTAL HEALTH
For 10 to 12 Students over 2 to 3 Years Timeframe to Make Financial Awards Around $2000 per Student, Preference Undergrad or Grad with Financial Need and Focus on Mental Retardation.
ROBERT G. PATERSON SCHOLARSHIP
Established July 17, 1944, by the Ohio Tuberculosis and Health Association. Income provides a scholarship for a student interested in the medical aspects of social work.
FRANKLIN H. PATTERSON MEMORIAL FUND
Established December 12, 1938, by H.H. Patterson, the Stockton Raymond family, Charles C. Stillman and others. Income funds social service administration books and periodicals and a scholarship for a student interested in administration.
ANNA MARIE MALIA ROBINSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH
Established February 4, 2005, by Anna Marie Robinson in honor of Tony Tripodi through The Foundation. Distribution supports a doctoral student researching severe mental disabilities with preference to research in bipolar disorder. Recipients have achieved a high GPA and have acquired life experience and/or skill in severe mental disabilities, bipolar disorder if possible, beyond traditional academic training. The award is research-focused and recipients are encouraged to submit their results for publication in an academic journal.
THELMA ZISENWINE ROGOVIN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN SOCIAL WORK
Established February 4, 2000, by Victoria E. Rogovin-Dobkin in honor of her mother, who devoted her life to the interests of children. Income funds a need-based scholarship with preference for an undergraduate with an emphasis in child welfare.
DOTTY & MAYER ROSENFELD SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded annually through The Columbus Jewish Foundation to a student in in the College of Social Work, with preference given to a student of Jewish heritage.
DR. MILTON S. ROSNER SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL WORK
Established July 7, 2006, by Lynn Gutches Snowden in honor of Dr. Rosner through The Foundation. Distribution supports an award for a master's degree candidate who demonstrates academic excellence, with preference to a student focusing on social policy and planning.
JOHN H. SMITH SCHOLARSHIP
Established April 16, 1945, by the Neighborhood House. Income provides a scholarship.
SOCIAL WORK FACULTY AND STAFF ENDOWMENT FUND
Established December 3, 2004, by faculty, staff, and friends of the College. Distribution provides scholarships to graduates and undergraduates. Unused income is reinvested to principal.
SOCIAL WORK MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
To Provide Scholarship Assistance to Graduate and Undergraduate Minority Students in The College of Social Work.
MARY GOLDIA SPAFFORD SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established November 5, 1976, with a bequest from Ivol Spafford in memory of her sister. Income provides a junior, senior or graduate scholarship, minimum $900, to females in the upper one-fifth of their class in home economics, elementary education or social welfare.
C. C. STILLMAN FELLOWSHIP IN COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION
Established February 14, 1949, by the School of Social Administration Associates and Community Chests and Councils, Inc. Income provides fellowships for students interested in community organization.
DODIE THOMAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established November 6, 1970, with a bequest from Dora Jean Benjamin Thomas. Income provides need-based scholarships for deserving female undergraduates over 25 years of age, pursuing studies in social work.
BETTY J. TITTLE ENDOWMENT FUND FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Established July 12, 1991, by Betty J. Tittle. Income supports international students and their dependents and is used for one of the following purposes: to support the financial needs of physically handicapped students; to provide funds for students to live and the International Living and Learning Center; to provide for emergency situations; and/or to support a female having a financial problem who is pursuing a degree in Social Work or a related field.
JEAN WILLS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established July 21, 1978, with bequest from Nelson A. Mills, Jr. in memory of his friend. Income provides tuition scholarships for academically able master’s degree candidates with need, in social work, who are Ohio residents.
EMERSON AND MIRIAM WOLLAM SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established September 5, 1986, by Robert Wollam, Kristin Goodwillie, Gretchen O’Connor and Karen Sewell in honor of their father and in memory of their mother. Income provides need-based scholarships to graduates currently enrolled, who maintain a 2.5 GPA.
JEANNETTE ZUPANCIC ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN THE COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK
Used to Support an Undergraduate Student in Social Work with Academic Excellence and also Financial Need; Preference to Student from the State of Ohio with a Physical Disability.