Financial Aid Office

College of Sciences and Health Professions - Graduate Scholarships

Academic Major:

Any STEM field (All COSHP)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP (in collaboration with the Washkewicz College of Engineering)

Scholarship Name:

General Electric Scholars

Amount Awarded

Varies

Duration

Annual

Renewable

Yes

Scholarship Requirements:

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria: 1. Applicants must be currently enrolled at CSU as full-time undergraduate students, with a class status of rising sophomore, junior or senior; 2. Applicants must demonstrate financial need; 3. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA at or above 3.0; 4. Applicants must submit an essay on the topic “How do you plan to use your STEM education at Cleveland State University to improve the human condition locally, nationally and/or globally?”

Preference will be given to applicants who are graduates of MC2STEM High School and are majoring in a STEM program at Cleveland State (or MC2STEM graduates majoring in non-STEM programs at Cleveland State, if there are insufficient candidates in STEM programs). Students majoring in STEM programs at Cleveland State who are graduates of any school within the Cleveland Metropolitan School District are also encouraged to apply.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards/scholarships-awards

 

Academic Major:

NEOMED-CSU Partnership for Urban Health

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

John E. Coletta, M.D. Endowed Scholarship

Amount Awarded

Varies

Duration

Annual

Renewable

Yes

Scholarship Requirements:

Awards will be made to students participating in the NEOMED-CSU Partnership for Urban Health. Selection will be based on academic achievement, financial need and a demonstrated commitment to the primary care values of the NEOMED-CSU Partnership.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards/scholarships-awards

 

Academic Major:

All COSHP

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

The Josephine E. Lesh and Bessie H. Laurie Endowed Scholarship Fund

Amount Awarded

Varies

Duration

Annual

Renewable

Yes

Scholarship Requirements:

Awarded to undergraduate students in COSHP with junior or senior level standing and a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards/scholarships-awards

 

Academic Major:

Physical Therapy (DPT)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Marilyn Mount Memorial Scholarship

Amount Awarded

Determined annually

Duration

Annual

Renewable

No

Scholarship Requirements:

This award established in 2012 is given to a third year DPT who best exemplifies the exceptional qualities modeled by Marilyn throughout her 40+ year PT career.  These include: dedication to a patient first, patient centered PT service philosophy and commitment to professionalism and leadership in the professional association.  The award recipient is selected by the DPT faculty.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Physical Therapy (DPT)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Elaine Apicella Endowed Scholarship

Amount Awarded

Determined annually

Duration

Annual

Renewable

No

Scholarship Requirements:

Named for Alumna, Elaine Apicella, this scholarship, established in 2003 is given to a first year physical therapy student who demonstrates extraordinary community involvement and leadership potential.  Scholarship candidates write an essay describing their career goals and how they hope to pursue the goals after graduation.  The scholarship winner is selected by a committee consisting of community based physical therapist(s) as well as members of the DPT program faculty. 

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Physical Therapy (DPT)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Dianne B. Cherry Memorial Scholarship for Leadership

Amount Awarded

Determined annually

Duration

Annual

Renewable

No

Scholarship Requirements:

The Dianne B. Cherry Leadership Award is given to the third year, graduating Physical Therapy student who is recognized by the faculty and student colleagues as providing outstanding leadership in the areas of service, fund raising, organization, motivation, and professional attitude.  Members of the DPT students in the upcoming graduating class choose the winner of the Dianne B. Cherry award. 

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Physical Therapy (DPT)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Nancy J. Patton Scholarship for Academic Achievement

Amount Awarded

Determined annually

Duration

Annual

Renewable

No

Scholarship Requirements:

This award, established in 1990, is given annually to the second year Physical Therapy student who “displays the high academic and professional achievements...depicted by...Nancy J. Patton, PT, Ph.D.”  Selection is made by the full-time faculty of the Physical Therapy Program. 

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Physical Therapy (DPT)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Marilyn B. Wagner Endowed Scholarship

Amount Awarded

Determined annually

Duration

Annual

Renewable

Yes

Scholarship Requirements:

This scholarship, established in 2003 is awarded to the first year physical therapy student who demonstrates superior academic achievement during the first year of the professional program.  Selection of award candidates is made by the faculty of the Physical Therapy Program.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Physical Therapy (DPT)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

The Catherine Calvetti Memorial Loan Fund

Amount Awarded

Determined for each applicant

Duration

Annual

Renewable

Yes

Scholarship Requirements:

Named for an alumna, this loan fund aids Physical Therapy students with fieldwork expenses. Students apply to the PT faculty who approve all loans.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Physical Therapy (DPT); Occupational Therapy (MOT)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Mary Zalar Sterle Endowment Fund

Amount Awarded

$5,500 – up to 5 students

Duration

Annual

Renewable

No

Scholarship Requirements:

This scholarship for both OT and PT students was established by Mrs. Zalar Sterle in 2006.  The PT award is specified for a third year DPT student(s); award criteria include: super academic achievement and strong promise for completing the DPT degree.  In addition, It is the wish, but not the requirement, of Mary Zalar Sterle that such a scholarship be awarded to a student who is employed by or intends to work at Euclid Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital.  Scholarship recipients are selected by the DPT faculty.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Occupational Therapy (MOT)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Abe Bonder and Evelyn Darnovsky Bonder Scholarship

Amount Awarded

$1,800

Duration

Annual

Renewable

Yes

Scholarship Requirements:

1st or 2nd year MOT student who is economically disadvantaged and an outstanding student

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Occupational Therapy (MOT)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

The Caroline Brayley Loan Fund

Amount Awarded

$500

Duration

Annual

Renewable

Yes

Scholarship Requirements:

Named for a previous program director, this financial assistance program is available to Occupational Therapy students in need of funds to finish their education in the MOT Program.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Occupational Therapy (MOT)

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Karen Bradley Armstrong Scholarship Fund

Amount Awarded

$500

Duration

Annual

Renewable

Yes

Scholarship Requirements:

Named for the long-time Program Secretary, this fund is targeted to 1st or 2nd year MOT students in good standing in need of funds to finish their education in the MOT Program.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Speech Pathology and Audiology

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Phillip and Mildred Lieberman Scholarship Fund

Amount Awarded

$1000

Duration

Annual

Renewable

Yes

Scholarship Requirements:

The scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to graduate students majoring in the Speech and Hearing program. The scholarship(s) will be awarded based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Academic Major:

Speech and Hearing, Speech Pathology and Audiology

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Howard A. Mims Speech-Language Pathology Scholarship

Amount Awarded

$1000

Duration

Annual

Renewable

Yes

Scholarship Requirements:

Scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in the Speech and Hearing program each year. Preference will be given to African American students.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/scholarships-awards

Department of Psychology

Academic Major:

Psychology, Master of Arts - Diversity Management

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

CSU Diversity Management Program Scholarship

Amount Awarded

Varies

Duration

Annual

Renewable

 

Scholarship Requirements:

The Diversity Management Program offers a scholarship to eligible students who are enrolled in the Master of Arts program, Diversity Management specialization. This scholarship was established with an initial donation from the DMP’s seventh cohort in 2005, and has received additional funding from program alumni and Northeast Ohio businesses that have an interest in workplace diversity management and inclusion issues. Scholarship awardees receive a credit toward their tuition for the upcoming academic year. Application deadlines and procedures are publicized annually.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/dept/psychology/scholarship.html

Academic Major:

Psychology

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Joyce A. and Ronald H. Zabor Endowed Scholarship

Amount Awarded

Varies

Duration

Annual

Renewable

 

Scholarship Requirements:

Upon her departure from Cleveland State University with 45 years of service, Joyce Zabor and her husband Ron established this scholarship to provide support to Psychology majors demonstrating financial need and academic promise. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. Scholarship awardees receive a credit toward their tuition for the upcoming academic year. Application deadlines and procedures are publicized annually.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/dept/psychology/scholarship.html

Academic Major:

Psychology

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Eileen C. and Carlos F. Cortes Endowment Fund Scholarship

Amount Awarded

Varies

Duration

Annual

Renewable

 

Scholarship Requirements:

Mr. Carlos Cortes was a School Psychologist in the Cleveland schools and a supporter of CSU’s School Psychology program. To honor Mr. Cortes’ memory and support the CSU community, Eileen Cortes established this fund with the intention of awarding scholarships to deserving students. The recipient of the Eileen C. and Carlos F. Cortes Endowment Fund Scholarship must be a psychology major or graduate student (in good standing) in the Department of Psychology. According to the Fund Guidelines, preference will be given to students with interest in the profession of School Psychology, and to minority students. Scholarship awardees receive a credit toward their tuition for the upcoming academic year. Application deadlines and procedures are publicized annually.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/dept/psychology/scholarship.html

Academic Major:

Psychology

Sponsoring College:

COSHP

Scholarship Name:

Dr. James M. Schuerger Endowment Fund Scholarship

Amount Awarded

Varies

Duration

Annual

Renewable

 

Scholarship Requirements:

Dr. Schuerger was a valued member of the Faculty of the Department of Psychology at CSU until 2003, and is currently Professor Emeritus. The Endowment Fund was created to honor his legacy by providing scholarships for deserving students. Two awards will be given each year. According to the Fund Guidelines, there is a preference for the recipient of the Dr. James M. Schuerger Endowment Fund Scholarship to be a member of an under-represented student group; to demonstrate financial need; and to be an undergraduate major or graduate student in the Department of Psychology. Scholarship awardees receive a credit toward their tuition for the upcoming academic year. Application deadlines and procedures are publicized annually.

College website:

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/dept/psychology/scholarship.html