Endowed Scholarships and Institutional Resources

Scholarship and assistantship applicants should note that when you apply to the appropriate financial aid program based on your graduate major, Marywood University considers you for both endowed and institutional funds simultaneously.

Graduate Assistantship

The Harry M. and Marie E. Pearson Fund was established in 1995 to provide support for graduate assistantships for students from the Department of Counseling and Psychology. 

Endowed Scholarships

The Architectural Heritage Association (AHA) Scholarship was donated by the Architectural Heritage Association to provide support for an architecture student whose thesis project focuses on historic preservation in Lackawanna County with special preference given to a student based in Scranton.

The Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Blondek Endowed Scholarship was donated in 2012 to provide financial aid to undergraduate and graduate Physician Assistant students who may need assistance in pursuing a career in medicine.

The Saint Bridget Scholarship was donated in 1987 to provide support to students in the graduate programs on the basis of academic merit.

The William and Carmel Callahan Scholarship was donated in 1999 to provide scholarship support to students with a preference to legal residents of the Island of St. John in the US Virgin Islands.

The Harriet Chikowski '42 Scholarship was donated by Harriet Chikowski in 1995 to provide scholarship assistance based on academic merit to students in the MSW Degree Program who maintain employment in an agency that involves work with families with multiple problems and pre-delinquent child(ren).

The Deceased Members Class of 1957 Memorial Endowed Scholarship was donated in 2006 by members and friends of the class to provide scholarship support to needy undergraduate and graduate students. Preference will be given to direct descendants of the Marywood College Class of 1957.

The Marywood University Class of 1958 Scholarship was donated by members and friends of the class and shall be given to students with financial need to support their education through undergraduate and graduate study.

The Class of 1965 Scholarship was established by the members of the Class of 1965 to assist graduate/undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need.

The Class of 1995 Scholarship was donated by members and friends of the class. Preference shall be given to a recent graduate of Marywood University entering a graduate program at Marywood University on a full-time basis with demonstrated financial need.

The Sister M. Cuthbert Donovan, IHM Graduate Scholarship was donated by Sister M. Cuthbert Donovan, IHM, Dean Emerita, to provide tuition scholarships on the basis of academic merit and need to alumnae/alumni of Marywood University for attendance in the graduate programs.

The Monsignor William L. Donovan Endowed Scholarship was donated in 2006 by Monsignor Donovan to provide financial aid for undergraduate or graduate students in support of their education.

The Irĕneĕ du Pont Scholarship was donated in 1974 to provide scholarship assistance to students of business and computer science.

The Angela and Pio Ferrario Memorial Endowed Scholarship was donated by Pia Ferrario in memory of her parents. This scholarship provides support for students pursuing their education in a setting committed to the traditions of service, family, and excellence.

The Dr. James Golden Memorial Scholarship was donated in 1990 by family, friends, and former students of the late Dr. Golden to provide scholarship support to a student pursuing a graduate degree in Counseling.

The Graduate IHM Scholarship Fund was donated in 1982 by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, who teach in a special summer project. Their desire is to assist individuals in achieving their professional goals in graduate education.

The Graduate Student Council Scholarship was donated in 1989 by the Graduate Student Council and other friends of the University. Income from this endowment provides scholarship assistance to students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

The Carol E. Greenblatt Scholarship was established in 2000 to provide assistance for graduate and undergraduate students in the School of Social Work and Administrative Studies.

The Mary S. Foran Haman ’48 and Donald T. Haman Endowed Scholarship was donated by Mary and Don Haman to provide support for a promising student in need of financial assistance.

The Sister Cor Immaculatum Heffernan, IHM ’54 Scholarship was donated by former students and friends of Sr. Cor Immaculatum Heffernan, IHM. This scholarship assists students in the Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts majoring in the M.F.A. Program for working professionals.

The Paul A. Henry Memorial Scholarship was donated in 2004 by his daughter, Dr. Ann R. Henry '73 to provide scholarship assistance to graduate and undergraduate students on the basis of financial need.

The Sister Wilhelmina Hill, IHM Memorial Scholarship was donated by Dr. Midori Yamanouchi in memory of Sister Wilhelmina Hill, IHM to assist undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need.

The Hughes Family Endowed Scholarship was donated in 1985 by Sister M. Constance Melvin, IHM, in honor of Mary M. Hughes and her parents, Mary A. and Michael Hughes, to provide scholarship assistance, on the basis of academic merit, for study in librarianship and/or media.

The Mildred Hammond Hunkele Endowed Scholarship was donated in 2001 to provide financial aid for any needy and qualified graduate or undergraduate students.

The Catherine Boylan Hussie Scholarship was donated in 1990 to provide financial aid for needy male or female students at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The Sister Michel Keenan, IHM Endowed Scholarship was donated through the estate of her sister, the late Mary K. Hecht, to provide financial assistance to a graduate or undergraduate female music major.

The Peter Kohudic Scholarship was donated in 1995 by Peter and Nancy D. Kohudic to provide financial aid for undergraduate or graduate students, either full- or part-time who are communicants of the Orthodox Christian Faith with preference given to students from St. Tikhon's Theological Seminary. The recipient must be at least of second-year sophomore status.

The Alice Lawrence Memorial Scholarship was donated in 1991 to provide assistance to graduate and undergraduate female students over 35 years of age returning to school to complete their degree or career choices.

The Paul Levy and Ann Bronsky Levy Scholarship Fund was donated by the estate of Ann Bronsky Levy. This scholarship shall be given to graduate and undergraduate students without any restrictions to achieving academic goals.

The Robert J. Mahady Scholarship was donated in 2000 by Mrs. Betty Mahady to provide scholarship support for graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Business and Managerial Science.

The Sister Patricia Ann Matthews, IHM, Scholarship was donated by Sister Gail Cabral, IHM, and friends. This scholarship shall be given to students with financial need to support their education through undergraduate and graduate study.

The Sister M. Bernardina McAndrew, IHM Scholarship was donated in 1974 by Sister M. Bernardina McAndrew, IHM to provide assistance to a graduate psychology student on the basis of academic merit and need.

The Charles J. and Margaret S. McCarty Endowed Scholarship was donated by Margaret “Peggy” McCarty ’67, in memory of her parents to provide aid for a student from the Lehigh Valley, with preference given to one majoring in English or Communications.

The James F. Mellody Memorial Scholarship was donated in 2002 to provide assistance to graduate students in the M.S.W. Degree Program. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

The Joan and Fred Miller Endowment Fund was donated by Drs. Joan and Fred Miller to provide financial support for graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. in Human Development.

The Dr. Fergus T. Monahan M.S.W. Degree Program Scholarship was donated in 1989 to provide assistance to students in a graduate Social Work program with priority given to those who are minorities; women, single heads of household who are supporting their children while they attend school; and students with established financial need.

The Reverend Gerald F. Mullally Memorial Scholarship Fund was donated by Gina Palko ’03 to aid a student majoring in Religious Studies, Philosophy, and/or Nutrition and Dietetics.

The Honorable Marion L. Munley Endowed Scholarship was donated by Munley, Munley, and Cartwright, PC in recognition of Mrs. Munley’s outstanding career as mother and first woman elected to the Legislature from Northeastern Pennsylvania. The scholarship shall be given to worthy students interested in a career in law and/or public service.

The Sister M. Johnine O'Neill, IHM Endowed Scholarship was donated in 2007 to provide financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students, either full-time or part-time, who are currently employed and wish to further their education.

The Thomas and Rosemary Halligan O’Hora, Jr. Endowed Scholarship, was donated through the estate of Thomas and Rosemary Halligan O’Hora, Jr. This scholarship shall be given to graduate and undergraduate students without any restrictions.

The Pearson Scholarship was donated through the Estate of Marie E. Pearson. This scholarship shall be given to graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence but not necessarily financial need.

The John Peragallo, Jr. Scholarship was donated by John Peragallo, III, family, and friends. This scholarship shall be given to an undergraduate or graduate music major with organ as applied performance concentration.

The Eugene L. Raymond Scholarship was donated in 1966 in memory of Eugene L. Raymond, a charter member of the Development Committee of Marywood University. This scholarship is awarded to worthy students who are being trained for work among children in the fields of psychoeducation and psychotherapy.

The Helen Scanlon Ruane Scholarship was donated in 2001 by the donor to provide financial aid for students in the post baccalaureate certification in school librarianship.

The Helen Sebastianelli ’53 Endowed Music Scholarship was donated by Ms. Sebastianelli’s brother, Mr. Joseph Sebastianelli, and family to provide financial aid to a music major residing in Lackawanna County. 

The Madeline Geiger Spitzer Endowed Scholarship was donated in 2006 to provide financial aid to a graduating senior from Marywood University who will be attending a postgraduate program in the area of education.

The Mary Donohue Stahl '36 Scholarship was donated in 1996 to provide financial aid for any student without preference or restriction. The scholarship is renewable if the recipient continues to meet the academic standards of the University.

The Thalia Ann Thomas Scholarship was donated in 1997 by Ms. Thomas to provide assistance to candidates for the M.A. degree in Art Therapy, then to candidates for the M.F.A. degree.

The John Timko, Jr. Scholarship was donated in 1980 to provide assistance to graduate students in business.