The College of Health Sciences is a specialized and professional academic unit. The college offers programs in health-related disciplines that prepare professionals, with a strong liberal arts background, to enter health-related careers. Graduates of the undergraduate and graduate programs in the college are prepared to effectively address a wide range of diversity in the delivery of healthcare. Graduates are also schooled in opportunities for physical activity for the purpose of maintaining and improving health as well as a feeling of well-being.

Departments in the College of Health Sciences include:

Athletic Training

Dance

Exercise Science

Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification

Health Education

Health Services Administration

Nursing

Physical Education

Speech Language Pathology

Sports and Exercise Conditioning



Athletic Training

Athletic Training Annual Scholarship
Established by Dr. Gerard Rozea, Chairman of the ESU Athletic Training Department, recipients must be majoring in Athletic Training.  Recipients may be full-time or part-time students and may be undergraduate or graduate students.  Incoming students to the program are also eligible.  Selected by the Athletic Training Department Scholarship Committee.

David Carlyon Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of David Carlyon, recipients must be majoring in Athletic Training. Recipients must have an outstanding academic and clinical record, commitment to pursuing Athletic Training as a primary career choice and a NATA membership (one year). Academic excellence in the Athletic Training Education Program is required, as well as, completion of 45 credits and professional phase admission. Selected by the Athletic Training Department Scholarship Committee.

George Edward and Grace Rapp Best Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of George Edward and Grace Rapp Best, recipients must be majoring in Movement Studies or Exercise Science. Students must be at least sophomores with a minimum overall QPA of 3.4. This award rotates between Athletic Training, Physical Education and Exercise Science majors and, therefore, is not available to each department each year. This scholarship is renewable for one year as long as the recipient continues to meet all criteria. Selected by the ESU Athletic Training, Physical Education, and/or Exercise Science Scholarship Committee.

International Sports Training Camp Annual Scholarship
Established by International Sports Training Camp, recipients must be majoring in Athletic Training.  Recipients must be full-time students and may be undergraduate or graduate students.  Selected by the Athletic Training Department Scholarship Committee.

Dr. John Thatcher ’69 ATEP Founder’s Endowed Scholarship
Established by the Athletic Training Research and Education Foundation and the friends of Distinguished Professor Emeritus John R. Thatcher, recipients must be majoring in Athletic Training.  Students must have completed at least 45 credits and Professional Phase Admission and have exhibited academic excellence in the Athletic Training Education Program.  Additionally, recipients must have an outstanding academic and clinical record, commitment to pursuing Athletic Training as a primary career choice and a NATA and PATS membership (1 year).  Recipients must also have endorsement by an approved clinical instructor and have the following personal characteristics such as integrity, enthusiasm, leadership, cooperativeness and empathy.  Financial need is a consideration, but not a requirement.  Selected by the ESU Athletic Training Scholarship Committee.

Professor Emeritus Lois E. Wagner ’71 Endowed Scholarship
Established by the Athletic Training Research and Education Foundation and the Friends of Professor Emeritus Lois E. Wagner ’71, recipients must be majoring in Athletic Training.  Recipients must have an outstanding academic and clinical record, commitment to pursuing Athletic Training as a primary career choice and a NATA and PATS membership (1-year).  Also must have endorsement by an approved clinical instructor and have the following personal characteristics such as integrity, enthusiasm, leadership, cooperativeness and empathy.  Additionally, recipients must have completed at least 45 credits and Professional Phase Admission.  Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  Selected by the Athletic Training Department Scholarship Committee.




Dance

ESU Dance Company Endowed Scholarship
Established by Dr. Elizabeth Gibbons, Artistic Director of the University Dance Company, recipients must be members of the University Dance Company.  Students must be full-time and have completed six or more credits in dance at ESU with a minimum 3.0 overall QPA.  Priority will be given to an ESU student who is currently pursuing a dance concentration, minor, or major in dance.  Selected by the University Dance Company Scholarship Committee.

ESU Dance Company Endowed Scholarship II

Established by Dr. Elizabeth Gibbons, Artistic Director of the University Dance Company, recipients must be members of the University Dance Company.  Students must be full-time and have completed six or more credits in dance at ESU with a minimum 3.0 overall QPA.  Priority will be given to an ESU student who is currently pursuing a dance concentration, minor, or major in dance.  Selected by the University Dance Company Scholarship Committee.

Excellence in the Arts Award
Established by supporters of the arts, recipients must demonstrate outstanding achievement in dance. Recipients must be juniors or seniors with a minimum overall QPA of 3.0 and minimum 3.50 QPA in courses in which the scholarship is awarded. Additionally, recipients must have completed five or more courses in dance. Selected by the ESU Dance Department Scholarship Committee.




Exercise Science

Dr. Eli Berman Endowed Scholarship
Established by Dr. Eli Berman, recipients must be majoring in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Science.  Students must be graduate students.  Selected by the ESU Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Science Scholarship Committee.

Dr. Eli Berman Endowed Scholarship II
Established by Dr. Eli Berman, recipients must be majoring in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Science.  Students must be graduate students.  Selected by the ESU Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Science Scholarship Committee.

George Edward and Grace Rapp Best Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of George Edward and Grace Rapp Best, recipients must be majoring in Movement Studies or Exercise Science. Students must be at least sophomores with a minimum overall QPA of 3.4. This award rotates between Athletic Training, Physical Education and Exercise Science majors and, therefore, is not available to each department each year. This scholarship is renewable for one year as long as the recipient continues to meet all criteria. Selected by the ESU Athletic Training, Physical Education, and/or Exercise Science Scholarship Committee.




Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification

Pinky O’Neil '57 Honorary Ms. Senior America Endowed Scholarship
Established by Sandra “Pinky” Fees O’Neil ’57, recipients must be majoring in Health Education, Physical Education or Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification. Recipients must have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum 2.75 QPA with preference given to female students. Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student continues to meet all criteria. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.


Pinky O’Neil '57 Honorary Ms. Senior America Annual Scholarship
Established by Sandra “Pinky” Fees O’Neil ’57, recipients must be majoring in Health Education, Physical Education or Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification. Recipients must have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum 2.75 QPA with preference given to female students. Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student continues to meet all criteria. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.





Health Education

Class of 1937 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1937, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and demonstrated excellence in academic performance.  Financial need is a consideration.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously. 

Class of 1938 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1938, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum overall QPA of 2.5 and QPA of 3.0 in their major.  Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously. 

Class of 1940 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1940, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have demonstrated academic excellence.   Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1942 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1942, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum QPA of 3.0.   Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  


Class of 1945 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1945, recipients must be an undergraduate student preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum QPA of 3.0.   Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  This scholarship is not available to every department every year.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1947 Endowed Scholarship

Established by members of the ESU Class of 1947, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum QPA of 3.0.   Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  This scholarship is not available to every department every year.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously. 

Class of 1954 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1954, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum QPA of 3.0.  Preference will be given to full-time students whose parent or grandparent were a member of the Class of 1954.   Financial need is a consideration but not a requirement.  This scholarship is not available to every department every year.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1955 Endowed Scholarship
 
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1955, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Recipients must be a full-time students, have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum overall QPA of 2.75 and 3.0 QPA in their major.   Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  This scholarship is not available to every department every year.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1958 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1958, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Must be a full-time student undergraduate student who is a United States citizen, has completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum overall QPA of 2.75 and 3.0 QPA in their major.   Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  This scholarship is not available to every department every year.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1962 Annual Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1962, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following: Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, and Secondary or Special Education. Must be a full-time undergraduate student and have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum QPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need as determined by FAFSA. The scholarship may not be available to every department every year. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Class of 1962 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1962, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following: Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, and Secondary or Special Education. Must be a full-time undergraduate student and have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum QPA of 3.0.Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need as determined by FAFSA. The scholarship may not be available to every department every year. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Feldman/Mellner Health Education Endowed Scholarship
Established by Edith Mellner, recipients must be majoring in Health Education.  Students must have attained at least sophomore status, but must not possess a bachelor’s degree in any field, and have a minimum overall QPA of 3.0 and 3.2 QPA in their major.  Additionally, recipients must have formally declared their major field of study to be Allied Health Education or Health Education with a concentration in either School Health of Community Health.  Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  Selected by the ESU Health Education Scholarship Committee.

Vicki Moldovan '72 Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of Vicki Moldovan ’72, recipients must be majoring in Physical Education or Health Education.  Students must have completed at least 60 credits with a minimum QPA of 2.5.  Additionally, recipients must be female and participate in a varsity sport at ESU.  Selected by the ESU Physical Education Scholarship Committee.

Pinky O’Neil '57 Honorary Ms. Senior America Annual Scholarship
Established by Sandra “Pinky” Fees O’Neil ’57, recipients must be majoring in Health Education, Physical Education or Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification. Recipients must have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum 2.75 QPA with preference given to female students. Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student continues to meet all criteria. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.


Pinky O’Neil '57 Honorary Ms. Senior America Endowed Scholarship
Established by Sandra “Pinky” Fees O’Neil ’57, recipients must be majoring in Health Education, Physical Education or Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification. Recipients must have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum 2.75 QPA with preference given to female students. Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student continues to meet all criteria. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.


Tichy Family Endowed Scholarship
Established by Dr. Michael W. Tichy ’48 and his wife Dr. Anna Mae Tichy, recipients must be majoring in Physical Education or Health Education. Students must have completed at least 30 credits at ESU with a minimum 2.5 QPA. Additionally, recipients must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students who will not graduate before the end of the spring semester of the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded. Real and evident financial need (not formula need) shall be a factor only in the case of equally qualified candidates. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Dr. Carol S. Underwood ’58 Health Education Endowed Scholarship
Established by Dr. Carol S. Underwood, recipients must be majoring in Health Education.  Students must have completed at least 90 credits, with 30 credits earned from ESU, with a minimum 3.0 QPA.  Priority will be given to teacher certification candidates.  Additionally, the recipient must be involved in campus activities and/or community services in health, with priority given to involvement in health education activities.  Selected by the ESU Health Education Scholarship Committee.





Health Services Administration





Nursing

Marjorie E. Sanderson Endowed Writing Award
Established to honor Dr. Marjorie Sanderson, RN., Ed.D, FAAN past associate Dean for Nursing at East Stroudsburg University, recipients must be majoring in Nursing.  Awarded each spring semester for that semester.  Selected by the ESU Nursing Scholarship Committee.

Lillian Wertz-Graham Nursing Endowed Scholarship

Established by Dr. Patricia Graham to memorialize her mother’s service and dedication to a career in nursing, recipients must be majoring in Nursing.  Students must have completed at least 60 credits.  Selected by the ESU Nursing Scholarship Committee.





Physical Education

George Edward and Grace Rapp Best Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of George Edward and Grace Rapp Best, recipients must be majoring in Movement Studies or Exercise Science. Students must be at least sophomores with a minimum overall QPA of 3.4. This award rotates between Athletic Training, Physical Education and Exercise Science majors and, therefore, is not available to each department each year. This scholarship is renewable for one year as long as the recipient continues to meet all criteria. Selected by the ESU Athletic Training, Physical Education, and/or Exercise Science Scholarship Committee.

Grace Rapp Best ’34 Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of Grace Updegrove Rapp ’34, recipients must be majoring in Physical Education with a teaching concentration. Recipients must be a female, graduating senior who has participated in a varsity team sport (field hockey and basketball preferred) and have demonstrated outstanding potential for teaching in the field of physical education and health or sports medicine. Additionally, a minimum QPA of 3.6 is required. Selected by the ESU Physical Education Department Scholarship Committee.

Bush Family Endowed Scholarship

Established by Dr. Jone J. Bush to honor the contributions and educational support of Dorothy and W. Floyd Bush to potential teachers and coaches, recipients must be majoring in Physical Education.  Students must have completed at least 62 credits with a minimum QPA of 2.5, be full-time undergraduate students in Physical Education pursuing teaching certification.  Additionally, recipients must demonstrate teaching and coaching interest and be a member of a professional education organization.  Financial need is a consideration, but not a requirement.  Selected by the ESU Physical Education Scholarship Committee.

James R. Chamberlain ’69 Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of Dr. James Chamberlain '69, former chairperson of the Professional Physical Education Department at ESU, recipients must be majoring in Physical Education in the teaching profession.  Students must have completed at least 96 credits with sound academic progress.  Additionally, recipients must be professionally involved in leadership, committed to serve others in a teaching capacity, and have outstanding interpersonal skills with peers and faculty.  Selected by the ESU Physical Education Scholarship Committee.

Class of 1937 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1937, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and demonstrated excellence in academic performance.  Financial need is a consideration.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1938 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1938, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum overall QPA of 2.5 and QPA of 3.0 in their major.  Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1940 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1940, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have demonstrated academic excellence.   Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1942 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1942, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum QPA of 3.0.   Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  


Class of 1945 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1945, recipients must be an undergraduate student preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum QPA of 3.0.   Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  This scholarship is not available to every department every year.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1947 Endowed Scholarship

Established by members of the ESU Class of 1947, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum QPA of 3.0.   Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  This scholarship is not available to every department every year.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  


Class of 1954 Endowed Scholarship

Established by members of the ESU Class of 1954, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum QPA of 3.0.  Preference will be given to full-time students whose parent or grandparent were a member of the Class of 1954.   Financial need is a consideration but not a requirement.  This scholarship is not available to every department every year.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1955 Endowed Scholarship

Established by members of the ESU Class of 1955, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Recipients must be a full-time students, have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum overall QPA of 2.75 and 3.0 QPA in their major.   Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  This scholarship is not available to every department every year.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1958 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1958, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following:  Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Professional and Secondary Education or Special Education.  Must be a full-time student undergraduate student who is a United States citizen, has completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum overall QPA of 2.75 and 3.0 QPA in their major.   Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  This scholarship is not available to every department every year.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee for each department listed previously.  

Class of 1962 Annual Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1962, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following: Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, and Secondary or Special Education. Must be a full-time undergraduate student and have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum QPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need as determined by FAFSA. The scholarship may not be available to every department every year. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Class of 1962 Endowed Scholarship
Established by members of the ESU Class of 1962, recipients must be preparing for a teaching career and majoring in one of the following: Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, and Secondary or Special Education. Must be a full-time undergraduate student and have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum QPA of 3.0.Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need as determined by FAFSA. The scholarship may not be available to every department every year. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

DeNike Endowed Scholarship
Established by Dr. Howard DeNike ’26, long time ESU faculty member in honor of all the faculty members that attend ESU, recipients must be majoring in Physical Education or Health Education.  Students must have completed at least 62 credits and exhibit high academic performance.  Additionally, recipients must exhibit leadership ability and can not graduate prior to May of the award year.  Selected by the ESU Physical Education Scholarship Committee.

Donald ’56 and Marge ’59 Griffith Annual Scholarship
Established by Donald ’56 and Marge ’59 Griffith, recipients must be majoring in Elementary Education or Physical Education. Students must have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum 2.5 QPA. Additionally, recipients must be full-time students. Financial need is a consideration, but not a requirement. This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to be enrolled full-time and maintains at least a 2.5 QPA. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.


Donald ’56 and Marge ’59 Griffith Endowed Scholarship
Established by Donald ’56 and Marge ’59 Griffith, recipients must be majoring in Elementary Education or Physical Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum 2.5 QPA.  Additionally, recipients must be full-time students.  Financial need is a consideration, but not a requirement.  This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to be enrolled full-time and maintains at least a 2.5 QPA.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Vicki Moldovan ’72 Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of Vicki Moldovan ’72, recipients must be majoring in Physical Education or Health Education. Students must have completed at least 60 credits with a minimum QPA of 2.5. Additionally, recipients must be female and participate in a varsity sport at ESU. Selected by the ESU Physical Education Scholarship Committee.

Frank D. and Marjorie C. Sills Endowed Scholarship
Established by Dr. Frank D. Sills, president of ESU (1968 – 1970) and former dean of Health Sciences and Physical Education, recipients must be majoring in Physical Education or Health Education.  Students must have completed at least 96 credits with a minimum QPA of 3.2.  Two awards will be given each spring for the following fall semester, one to a male student and one to a female student.  Additionally, recipients must be active participants in sports, intramurals, clubs, or other organizations and must participate in and make contributions to the professional field through working with various groups in the field of Physical Education.  Selected by the ESU Physical Education Scholarship Committee.

Pinky O’Neil '57 Honorary Ms. Senior America Annual Scholarship
Established by Sandra “Pinky” Fees O’Neil ’57, recipients must be majoring in Health Education, Physical Education or Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification. Recipients must have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum 2.75 QPA with preference given to female students. Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student continues to meet all criteria. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.


Pinky O’Neil '57 Honorary Ms. Senior America Endowed Scholarship
Established by Sandra “Pinky” Fees O’Neil ’57, recipients must be majoring in Health Education, Physical Education or Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification. Recipients must have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum 2.75 QPA with preference given to female students. Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student continues to meet all criteria. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Tichy Family Endowed Scholarship
Established by Dr. Michael W. Tichy ’48 and his wife Dr. Anna Mae Tichy, recipients must be majoring in Physical Education or Health Education.  Students must have completed at least 30 credits at ESU with a minimum 2.5 QPA.  Additionally, recipients must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students who will not graduate before the end of the spring semester of the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded.  Real and evident financial need (not formula need) shall be a factor only in the case of equally qualified candidates.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.





Speech Language Pathology

Jenna Vatalaro Tragedy Fund Annual Scholarship
Established in memory of Jenna Vatalaro by her parents Kevin and Terry Vatalaro, recipients must be majoring in Speech Pathology. Recipients must be full-time students with demonstrated financial need as determined by FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid.) Preference will be given to students who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Selected by the ESU Speech Language Pathology Department Scholarship Committee.