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

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

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

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

William and Carmel Callahan Scholarship was established 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.

Harriet Chikowski '42 Scholarship was established in 1995 by Harriet Chikowski 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).

Sister M. Cuthbert Donovan, IHM Graduate Scholarship was founded 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.

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

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

Dr. James Golden Memorial Scholarship was established 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.

Graduate IHM Scholarship Fund was founded 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.

Graduate Student Council Scholarship was established 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.

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 Sister Cor Immaculatum Heffernan, IHM '54 Scholarship, established by former students and friends of Sr. Cor Immaculatum Heffernan, IHM, will assist students in the Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts majoring in the MFA Program for working professionals.

Paul A. Henry Memorial Scholarship was established 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.

Hughes Family Endowed Scholarship was established 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.

Mildred Hammond Hunkele Endowed Scholarship was established by the donors in 2001 to provide financial aid for any needy and qualified graduate or undergraduate students.

Catherine Boylan Hussie Scholarship established in 1990 by the donor to provide financial aid for needy male or female students at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

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

Peter Kohudic Scholarship was established 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.

Alice Lawrence Memorial Scholarship was established 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.

Paul Levy and Ann Bronsky Levy Scholarship Fund shall be given to graduate and undergraduate students without any restrictions to achieving academic goals.

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

Deceased Members Class of 1957 Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established 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.

Marywood University Class of 1958 Scholarship shall be given to students with financial need to support their education through undergraduate and graduate study.

Class of 1995 Scholarship - 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 Patricia Ann Matthews, IHM, Scholarship, established by Sister Gail Cabral, IHM, Ph.D. and friends, shall be given to students with financial need to support their education through undergraduate and graduate study.

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

James F.Mellody Memorial Scholarship was established in 2002 to provide assistance to graduate students in the MSW Degree Program. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

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

Honorable Marion L. Munley Endowed Scholarship, established 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, shall be given to worthy students interested in a career in law and/or public service.

Sister M. Johnine O'Neill, IHM Endowed Scholarship established 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.

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

Pearson Scholarship, established through the Estate of Marie E. Pearson, shall be given to graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence but not necessarily financial need.

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

Eugene L. Raymond Scholarship was established 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.

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

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

Madeline Geiger Spitzer Endowed Scholarship established 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.

Mary Donohue Stahl '36 Scholarship established 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.

Thalia Ann Thomas Scholarship was established 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.

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