Undergraduate Nursing Scholarships

Created by Eva Whitsel Pierce, CHP ’63, the Class of 1963 Nursing Endowed Award Fund in Honor of Florence Brown provides awards for students enrolled in the BSN Accelerated Nursing program who have financial need, have demonstrated a personal determination and dedication to the profession, and have been actively involved in volunteer activities.

Established by the J. Russell Fawley Trust, the J. Russell Fawley Fund provides scholarships based on academic merit and financial need for undergraduate students enrolled in the Nursing program, with preference given to students who are permanent residents of the Roxborough, Manayunk and East Falls areas of Philadelphia.

The Mary Baltz Rehfuss Nursing Award Fund was founded in memory of Mary Baltz Rehfuss, CHP ’10, to a senior student in nursing who shows the highest achievement in clinical nursing practice.

The Nan Angevine Apfelbaum Scholarship in Nursing was established in 2012 through a bequest from Nan Angevine Apfelbaum, CHP ’60, to provide scholarships for Nursing students who have financial need, with first preference for students who are graduates of Philadelphia School District high schools and second preference to graduates of high schools in southeastern Pennsylvania.

The Nurses Alumni Association of Temple University Scholarship Fund was created by the association to provide scholarships for registered nurses enrolled in the Registered Nurse Bachelor of Science Nursing program who demonstrate academic achievement and a commitment to a career in nursing.

The Temma M. Herman and Lisa Herman Peskoe Memorial Fund was founded in 1996 by the family and friends of Lisa Herman Peskoe and Temma M. Herman to provide scholarships for incoming Nursing students who demonstrate financial need and scholastic achievement.

The Carpenter Foundation Nursing Scholarship (Term Fund) is awarded to students in the College of Public Health's Department of Nursing who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Established in 2010, the Helen M. Ettinger Scholarship Fund is awarded to students in the College of Public Health’s Department of Nursing who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

The G. Morton Illman Trust Nursing Scholarship was established for the Nurses Alumni Association to provide financial assistance to nurses or graduates of the Department of Nursing.

The Independence Foundation Scholarships (Term Fund) is awarded to students in the Department of Nursing who who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

College of Public Health Undergraduate Scholarships

The College of Public Health offers a number of different funding sources for undergraduate students. 

Established in 2013 by David R. Devereaux, FOX ’86, the CPH Visionary Research Fund provides research grants to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Public Health, offering the opportunity to engage with faculty in research that builds knowledge about health, well-being and opportunities for people and their communities.

Established in 2013 by Robert R. Brandis, the Jill Brandis Memorial Visionary Research Fund provides research grants to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Public Health, offering the opportunity to engage with faculty in research that builds knowledge about health, well-being, and opportunities for people and their communities.

The Mary, Gary and Douglas Ammon and Concerned Black Men Scholarship Fund was established in 2014 by Mary and Gary Ammon and Concerned Black Men of Philadelphia, Inc. to provide scholarships for undergraduate students who have both financial need and academic merit, who are enrolled in the College of Public Health, and who live in the University’s North Philadelphia community, within the 19121, 19122, 19132, 19133 and 19138 ZIP codes at the time of application for admission.

The Nellie M. Bering and Amy B. Hecht Student Emergency Fund and Student Financial Assistance Fund was established by Nellie Bering, former chair of the Medical Technology Department, and Amy Hecht, former dean of the College of Public Health, to provide emergency grants to any students enrolled in the college based on urgent financial need including but not limited to books, food, rent and utilities; and to assist with tuition for students enrolled in the College of Public Health in the departments of Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Health Information Management.

The Emergency Fund was established in 2016 by the College of Public Health’s Board of Visitors to provide financial support to students with an emergency that will interfere with academic progress. Applicants must be in good academic standing to be eligible.

Financial Aid

Follow these steps to apply for financial aid. Learn how your student status affects your financial aid options and application process. And read about your educational grant and loan options, or contact Student Financial Services with any questions.