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The Application for Endowed and Restricted Scholarships in the 2014-2015 Academic Year deadline has passed. Students that have been selected to receive an award will be notified by Monday, June 16th, 2014 via Neumann email. Scholarship recipients must agree to provide two (2) original letters, both signed by the recipient, addressed to the scholarship donor. The letters must be returned to the Office of Financial Assistance within thirty (30) days of notification of the award, or by Wednesday, July 16th, 2014. Failure to follow this step may affect the status of the award.


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Neumann University is committed to making it financially possible for academically qualified students to attend and pursue their studies at the University. Each academic year, various scholarships are available to incoming and returning students who are enrolled at Neumann. Some scholarships are provided through the generous support of foundations.  However, a number of scholarships have also been generated by individuals, usually established in memory of or in honor of a loved one.

There are several ways to establish a scholarship at Neumann University. Outright gifts of cash, stock or planned gifts, such as bequests, insurance, or charitable trusts can establish a scholarship that will help provide students at Neumann with an education that reflects the spirit and values of St. Francis of Assisi by developing a sense of responsibility which fosters and respects diversity.

Benefactors may set certain qualifications for their particular scholarship. Some requirements may include, but are not limited to: academic year at Neumann University, specific major or field of study; participation in specific university extracurricular activities; or demonstrated leadership skills.  For more information on how to establish a restricted or endowed scholarship, please call the Office of Institutional Advancement and University Relations at 800-9-NEUMANN or 610-558-5513.

The scholarships listed below are awarded to deserving students who meet the academic requirements and scholarship criteria, and who demonstrate the financial need stipulated in guidelines created by the University. For information regarding awards, specific criteria and how to apply for any scholarship, contact the Office of Financial Assistance at 800-9-NEUMANN or (610) 358-4214, or via e-mail at: finaid@neumann.edu.

 

Endowed Scholarships at Neumann University

Applied Bank Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in 2000 by Applied Bank of Wilmington, Delaware.  The objective of this fund shall be to provide financial assistance to deserving state of Delaware students enrolled at Neumann University in the University’s Merit Award Program.  Recipients shall be selected by Neumann University in accordance with required regulations of University policy and the following criteria: each recipient must be a permanent resident of the state of Delaware and enrolled in any of the academic bachelor degree programs at Neumann University, in good academic standing, and must qualify under the low-to-moderate income guidelines for New Castle County, Kent or Sussex Counties which are defined and annually updated in a letter from Applied Bank.

 

Mother Mary Francis Bachmann, OSF Scholarship
This scholarship was established in May 2000 during the On the Wings of Angels comprehensive campaign by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia in memory of Mother Francis Bachmann. The scholarship is awarded to a student(s) who has successfully completed his/her freshman year with a minimal GPA of 2.50, embodies the values and mission of Neumann University, and has verified financial need.  The scholarship may be renewed for two additional consecutive years.  The recipient(s) are required to submit an essay on how the Franciscan values at Neumann impact his/her life and to provide a reasonable amount of service hours to the University as directed by the office of Mission and Ministry.

Sister Corda Marie Bergbauer, OSF Scholarship
Established in 2005 in honor of Sister Corda Marie Bergbauer, OSF, this scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving students enrolled at Neumann University who have graduated from a Catholic High School.

Jane Morris Browning Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Sister Joan Morris, OSF in memory of her sister, Jane Morris Browning. Recipients must demonstrate academic ability with a GPA of 2.50 or better and a preference for helping others in their future professions (counselors, psychologists, or service-oriented careers other than the teaching profession).

Nora T. Carr Memorial Scholarship
Established in November 1999 by Sister Marie Therese Carr, OSF in memory of her mother, Nora T. Carr, this scholarship is awarded to students who meet the academic criteria of the University and who are financially challenged.

 

Sister Rose Cecilia Case, OSF Scholarship
Sister Rose Cecilia Case, OSF, awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Neumann University in 2005, passed away on February 14, 2010. She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 67 years. Sister Rose Cecilia ministered for 62 years in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in education on the elementary, secondary and collegiate levels. She served in congregational ministry as a general council member, vicar general, and general minister for the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. She served as president of the Franciscan Federation and was actively involved in the revision of the Third Order Regular Rule.  She ministered for 19 years in various positions at Neumann University in Aston; vice president of mission and ministry (1987-97), founder and first director of the Franciscan Institute (1997-01), and volunteer in the Office of the Registrar (2001-06).  In 2006 she moved to Assisi House where she served in prayer ministry until her death. Funded by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia and friends, this scholarship is awarded by Neumann University in accordance with the required regulations of University policy to a recipient that is a full time undergraduate student enrolled in education or a related major; demonstrates a commitment to the Catholic Franciscan Mission and values of Neumann University; is in good academic standing (GPA 3.0 or higher in major); and performs volunteer services through University sponsored activities.

 

Sister Madonna Marie Cunningham, OSF Scholarship
Sister Madonna Marie Cunningham, OSF, former President of Our Lady of Angels College (1971-80) and Neumann College (1980-83), passed away on January 22, 2010.  During her tenure as president, she helped open the Child Development Center and the Bruder Life Center. She began the counseling center at Neumann in 1968-70, serving as its first director and taught psychology. Sister Madonna Marie had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 54 years and held a number of positions with the Order of St. Francis including member of the General Council, director of the Sisters of St. Francis Foundation, spiritual counselor and prayer ministry at the Assisi House until the time of her death. She also served the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for 37 years. Funded by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia and friends, this scholarship is awarded by Neumann University in accordance with required regulations of University policy to a recipient that is a full time undergraduate student enrolled in psychology or a related major such as pastoral counseling; who demonstrates a commitment to the Catholic Franciscan Mission and values of Neumann University; is in good academic standing (GPA 3.0 or higher in major); and performs volunteer services through University sponsored activities.


P. J. DiQuinzio Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in 2004 through the first Neumann University Charitable Remainder Unitrust in honor of Pasquale J. DiQuinzio’s philanthropic wishes to provide scholarships for Neumann University students.

John T. Facenda Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1985 in memory of legendary Philadelphia broadcaster of excellence, John Thomas Facenda. Recipients for this scholarship must be a junior or senior Communications and Media Arts major, who is a full-time student with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above.

W. Edward Frazer Scholarship
Established in 1996, the W. Edward Frazer Endowed Scholarship provides financial assistance to Computer and Information Management majors who meet the scholarship requirements as set forth by Neumann University.\


Helen Gillen-Havens '83 '93 Memorial Scholarship
The family and friends of Helen Gillen-Havens established this scholarship in her memory in September 2001. Helen, a faithful employee for many years, received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Neumann University while raising three children.  Her family requested that the eligible criteria for scholarship recipients include a non-traditional aged student who is a single mother, in good academic standing with a 2.50 GPA or higher, and majoring in either Behavioral Science or Pastoral Care and Counseling.

 

Michael Gramiak Scholarship
This scholarship was established in May 2011 in memory of Michael Gramiak, son of Viola Mazur. The objective of this scholarship shall be to provide financial assistance to deserving students enrolled at Neumann University who meet the scholarship requirements as set forth by the University. 

Matthew R. Hallinan ’08 Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in loving memory of our son and brother, Matthew who was able to overcome great obstacles and achieve his dream of a college education. Recipients of this endowed scholarship shall be selected by Neumann University in accordance with required regulations of University policy and the following criteria: awarded to an undergraduate student (enrolled at Neumann University) with a learning disability who aspires to achieve a college education; the recipient should submit a short letter stating their hopes and dreams for the future and the gifts they would bring to Neumann; the recipient should also maintain a 2.50 GPA with assistance from the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and student services. The recipient may earn the award annually for a maximum of four (4) years.

 

William Randolph Hearst Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in 1992 by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and is awarded annually to returning adult students who are in good academic standing, participate in community activities, and are United States residents.

Holefelder Brothers Memorial Scholarship
The Holefelder Family of Aston, Pennsylvania, established this memorial scholarship in 1993.  Residents of Aston, Brookhaven, Chester, Chichester, or Parkside, Pennsylvania; who are majoring in either Business Administration, Marketing, International Business, Sport and Entertainment Management, or Communication and Media Arts, and are involved in community service are eligible to receive support from this memorial scholarship fund.  Awards may also be given in consideration of those students who are working mothers.

Marjorie A. & Mary Alice Holland Scholarship
Established in 1990 in memory of Marjorie A. and Mary Alice Holland, this scholarship assists graduates who have earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing who have graduated within the previous two years to continue their education.  Eligible recipients must have a minimum 3.00 GPA, demonstrated evidence of University, professional, or community service, and provide two verifiable references from a nursing professional and a community professional.  Preference will be given to graduates from Neumann who intend to pursue a Master’s degree in Nursing.

Anna Marie Hutchison Nursing Scholarship
Established in 2008, the Anna Marie Hutchison Endowed Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior nursing major in good academic standing who embodies the values and mission of Neumann University and has verified financial need.

George P. and Martina Jennings Scholarship
Established in honor of George P. and Martina Jennings in September 2000, this scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving, qualified students enrolled at Neumann University.

Dr. Margaret Mary Kearney Scholarship
This scholarship, established in memory of Dr. Margaret Mary Kearney in 1984, is awarded annually to a non-traditional female student who is 21 years of age or older, is majoring in either Liberal Studies, Liberal Arts, or Early Elementary/Special Education, and has completed a minimum of 12 credits from Neumann University with a GPA of at least 3.00.  Qualifying recipients must be enrolled for a minimum of six credits per semester.

Brendan P. Kelly '87 Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1990, the Brendan P. Kelly ’87 memorial scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate leadership, participate in meaningful extracurricular activities on campus, understand commitment, and maintain a 2.50 GPA.  Applicants are required to submit an essay stating their academic goals at Neumann University and their personal contribution to student life.  This Scholarship is actively supported by the Brendan P. Kelly Committee, his family and friends.

 

Frances Koonz Lee Nursing Scholarship
Established in January 2000, the Frances Koonz Lee Endowed Nursing Scholarship is awarded to nursing students enrolled at Neumann who meet the academic criteria of the University.

Dr. Dorothy A. P. Leunissen Scholarship
Established in memory of Dorothy A. Leunissen, MD, Ph.D. by her loving husband, R.L. Abraham Leunissen, MD, this scholarship is a lasting tribute to her outstanding service and leadership.  Recipients of this scholarship shall be selected by Neumann University in accordance with required regulations of University policy. Eligible recipients must maintain a 3.00 GPA, have demonstrated financial need, be dedicated to the service of others, and be enrolled full-time as a junior or senior.

Stephanie Marek Performing Arts Scholarship
This scholarship was established in September 2001 in memory of Stephanie Marek who taught music and interdisciplinary courses at Neumann University for twenty years. She served as Associate Director of the Theater Ensemble from its inception until her death in December 2000, and was the director of the University's Community Chorus during the 1980s. Students must demonstrate a level of achievement in the performing arts; a commitment to the performing arts at Neumann University; a commitment to issues of social justice; an ability to articulate how the performing arts can be used in the interests of social justice; and maintain a GPA of 3.00 or higher.

 

Janet Massey Breast Cancer Survivor Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2005 by Janet and Joseph Massey, faculty members at Neumann University in honor of Janet, a breast cancer survivor. The objective of the scholarship shall be to assist male or female students who have been diagnosed with breast cancer or who have had male or female family members that have been diagnosed with breast cancer.


Kathryn and John McDonnell Scholarship
This scholarship was established in November 2000 by Sister Jeannette Clare McDonnell, OSF and Sister Clare Immaculate McDonnell, OSF in memory of their parents, Kathryn and John McDonnell.  Students must maintain a good GPA that indicates a pattern of interest in study; proven SAT scores and/or high school record; and a willingness to volunteer for an activity relative to the spiritual and/or academic development of Neumann University.  Recipients are required to develop an essay based upon the writings and/or their knowledge of St. Francis.

Harry A. McNichol Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in memory of Harry A. McNichol by his friends and is awarded annually to incoming freshmen who are enrolled as full-time students at Neumann University and are residents of Delaware County, in Pennsylvania.

John McShain Scholarship
This endowed scholarship, funded by the John McShain Charities in 1987, is awarded once every four years to an incoming freshman and follows the student through his/her four years at Neumann University provided that recipients remain a full-time student and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00.

The Mirenda Family Scholarship
The First Neumann University Family scholarship was endowed in 2003 in honor of Dr. Rosalie M. Mirenda, President of Neumann University, and her family.  Recipients of this scholarship shall be selected by Neumann University in accordance with required regulations of University policy. First-generation traditional students from a Catholic/religious sponsored high school who are enrolled full-time at Neumann University are eligible for this scholarship.  Students must maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA each academic year, and demonstrate service to the University and community for continuance. Recipients may earn the award annually for a maximum of three consecutive years, having successfully completed their first year of study and earned 24 credits or more.

Neumann University Alumni Association Executive Board Scholarship
The Neumann University Alumni Association Executive Board Scholarship was endowed in 2001. This scholarship is awarded annually to students in good academic standing with a 2.50 GPA or higher, who have successfully completed their freshman year at Neumann University, and who display an interest in extra-curricular activities associated with the University.

Neumann University Parents' Committee Scholarship
The Neumann University Parents' Committee Scholarship was endowed in 2001. This scholarship is awarded annually to students in good standing with a 2.50 GPA or higher, who have successfully completed their freshman year at Neumann University, and who display an interest in extra curricular activities associated with the University.

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship
This scholarship, which was endowed by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, provides financial assistance to non-traditional female students aged 25 years or older who have earned a minimum of 60 college credits.  Recipients, referred to as Newcombe Scholars, must maintain a GPA of 2.50 or higher and must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits per semester.  In addition to this endowed scholarship, the Newcombe Foundation also funds an annual restricted scholarship to increase its ability to financially assist Newcombe Scholars.

Catherine E. Nolan & Mary Nolan Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2008, this scholarship, in memory of Catherine E. Nolan and Sister Eunice Marie, OSF, provides financial assistance to deserving students enrolled at Neumann University who meet the scholarship requirements as set forth by the University.  Eligible students must be continuing education students who are enrolled in the Nursing program and are in good academic standing.

Henri J. Nouwen Scholarship
Established in 1987, this endowed scholarship is given to a student enrolled in Neumann’s graduate program in Pastoral Care and Counseling.  Recipients must have a demonstrated history of pastoral service with qualities of scholarship and Christian commitment.

 

Sister M. Margarella O’Neill, OSF Scholarship
Sister M. Margarella O’Neill, OSF, President of then Neumann College from 1983 to 1989, passed away in 2006.  During her presidency, Neumann College built the Bruder Life Center, which houses the Thomas A. and Mary A. Bruder Athletic Center, The Fred P. Meagher Theatre, and the campus dining facility.  She also added the position of Vice President for Mission and Ministry to the College’s leadership team as part of an ongoing effort to promote Catholic Franciscan values on campus.  Neumann University established this endowed scholarship fund in Sister Margarella’s memory.  Recipients must be in good academic standing, demonstrate leadership responsibility, and show promise in their academic and professional abilities.

Anthony and Cecilia Pileggi Family Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Cecilia T. Pileggi, Chairperson of the Cultural Arts Forum and long-time friend of Neumann University.  The scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving students enrolled at Neumann who meet the scholarship requirements as set forth by the University.

Sister Presentina, OSF Scholarship
Sister Presentina, OSF was a pioneer of the Child Care Division programs in Oregon and Washington State.  She was also a leader in training catechists. Students who meet the Neumann University requirements for financial aid as set forth by the University are eligible to receive this scholarship.

Diane Hisler Rawski ’85 Scholarship
Awarded in memory of Diane Hisler Rawski, former alumni director of Neumann University, this scholarship is given to a student who is majoring in English, Psychology, or Communication and Media Arts.  Recipients must demonstrate a promise of academic success and maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher.

Amir Shahmaee Memorial Scholarship
Established by Dr. Arde Shahmaei, former Dean of the Division of Business and Information Management, along with his family and friends in memory of Dr. Shahmaei’s brother, Amir Shahmaee. This scholarship is awarded annually to an international student enrolled at Neumann University.

Till Family Service Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2010 by Robert E. Till and Jane Hoffman Till who both teach in the Division of Business and Information Technology at Neumann University, in honor of their families who sacrificed so that they could benefit from a Catholic education.  Eligible students must be enrolled full-time and accepted into a Business Division major. The recipient must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be involved in service at Neumann that meets the approval of the Division of Mission and Ministry. Students who meet the requirements for financial aid as set forth by the University are eligible to apply for this scholarship. In addition, a student may earn the award for a second year provided that they submit a paper explaining how their educational experience and service connects to the mission of Neumann University.

Nancy Willingham Scholarship
Established in 1983, the Nancy Willingham Scholarship is awarded every four years to an incoming freshman majoring in Nursing, with a preference for minority students who meet the Neumann University Academic Scholarship criteria.

 

Annual Restricted Scholarships at Neumann University

Christina Brame Restricted Scholarship

Established in 2013, in loving memory of Christian Brame who served as a Living and Learning Center I Building Coordinator in Residence Life at Neumann University (July 2004). She passed shortly after working at Neumann in July of 2005. Her legacy lives on through her gift of song and praise which gave birth to the Christina Brame Gospel Choir. Today, the Gospel Choir continues to inspire many people both on and off campus, especially the members of the Gospel Choir, Campus Ministry, and Resident Life staff. Students entering their junior or senior year at Neumann University may apply for the scholarship by submitting a 1-2 page essay that addresses: 1) their involvement in Neumann University Christina Brame Gospel Choir, Campus Ministry, or Residence Life; 2) their involvement in community service activities on campus or in their home community; and 3) how a chronic or terminal illness, or a tragic event that has occurred in their lives has affected their development of faith and character.  Recipients of this restricted scholarship shall be selected by Neumann University in accordance with required regulations of University policy and the following criteria:  awarded to a full-time undergraduate student that has completed a minimum of 60 credits; demonstrates a commitment to service and leadership at Neumann and/or in their home community; in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.5); demonstrated high level of involvement in one of the following University programs: Christina Brame Gospel Choir, Campus Ministry, or Residence Life. 

 

Chandler Family Restricted Scholarship

This restricted scholarship was established in honor of the Chandler Family in 2013.  Recipients of this restricted scholarship shall be selected by Neumann University in accordance with required regulations of University policy and the following criteria: recipients must be in severe financial need such that if the scholarship were not available they would not be able to attend Neumann University. This scholarship will be awarded annually to three (3) students majoring in nursing and three (3) students majoring in education. Recipients will participate in the work of Anna’s House (or similar University associated charity). Their activities will pertain to their major. The time commitment to this work may be determined by the University. Recipients shall not be determined based on religious belief. Recipients are required to attend an annual Chandler Scholars event.

 

Matthew R. Hallinan ’08 Memorial Restricted Scholarship
Established in loving memory of our son and brother, Matthew who was able to overcome great obstacles and achieve his dream of a college education. Recipients of this restricted scholarship shall be selected by Neumann University in accordance with required regulations of University policy and the following criteria: awarded to an undergraduate student (enrolled at Neumann University) with a learning disability who aspires to achieve a college education; the recipient should submit a short letter stating their hopes and dreams for the future and the gifts they would bring to Neumann; the recipient should also maintain a 2.50 GPA with assistance from the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and student services. The Amount funded each year will be awarded to a single student distributed over a four (4) year period. The recipient will be awarded $2,500 per year throughout their academic studies at Neumann University for a maximum total of $10,000. This scholarship should go toward retiring the student’s loan debt and shall not take away from any financial aid for which the recipient would otherwise be considered eligible. 

 

Dr. Margaret Mary Kearney Scholarship
This scholarship, established in memory of Dr. Margaret Mary Kearney in 1984, is awarded annually to a non-traditional female student who is 21 years of age or older, is majoring in either Liberal Studies, Liberal Arts, or Early Elementary/Special Education, and has completed a minimum of 12 credits from Neumann University with a GPA of at least 3.00.  Qualifying recipients must be enrolled for a minimum of six credits per semester.

 

The KirklandKrew Scholarship Fund in Honor of Christine J. Kirkland ‘96
A Scholarship for Caregivers Making a Difference in the Lives of Others
This scholarship was established by Scott J. Kirkland ’96 and his children, Kylie, Noah, Joel, and Benjamin to honor their wife, mother, and alumnus, Christine J. Kirkland, ’96. The scholarship will be awarded to a matriculated student who is a 1) traditional undergraduate 2) non-traditional undergraduate (completed a minimum of 60 credits) or 3) graduate student (completed 50% of degree program) in good academic standing (GPA 3.0 or higher) for the duration of their education at Neumann University to provide a guaranteed source of tuition assistance. The recipient is or has been the primary caregiver to a person with a terminal, debilitating, life-altering or incurable illness, disease, or disability who has sacrificed himself or herself for others to hold their family together.

 

Maguire Scholars Program Scholarship
The Maguire Scholars Program, funded by the Maguire Foundation, provides last dollar scholarship support to up to five qualified entering freshmen in the Class of 2017 and will be available for those recipients for four years. Additional students will be added to the Program in each of the next three subsequent years. Scholarships will be granted based on financial need to students from Maguire Scholars’ Program High Schools who enroll at Neumann University. To be eligible for the continuation of scholarship funding from year to year, a recipient must: 1) be in good academic standing; 2) be an active participant in school or community volunteer extra-curricular activities; and 3) receive a recommendation for continuing funding from the University. Each Maguire Scholar will be expected to attend an annual luncheon, to be hosted by the donor.


Rocco & Barbara Martino Catholic Leadership Scholarship
Established in 2006 in honor of Drs. Rocco and Barbara Martino, the Rocco and Barbara Martino Catholic Leadership Scholarship is an annual scholarship. Recipients will be Catholic and exhibit a consistent record of leadership and service activity, coupled with a strong faith life and a deep commitment to mission-centered values as inspired by Saints Francis and Clare. In addition, recipients will demonstrate leadership involvement in a variety of on and off-campus service activities through justice, faith, and ethics. Letters of recommendation from the University’s Mission and Ministry Unit and/or the Neumann Franciscan community are encouraged. The scholarship requires that recipients be full-time junior or senior students with a minimum GPA of 3.50.

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship
This scholarship which is supported annually by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation provides financial assistance to non-traditional female students aged 24 years or older with a minimum of 60 college credits. Recipients must maintain a 2.50 GPA and must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits per semester. In addition to the annual restricted scholarship gift, the Newcombe Foundation also established an endowed scholarship to increase the support that is awarded each year to its Newcombe Scholars.

 

Amy Louise Pardo Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Neumann University student Amy Louise Pardo by her family and friends, this scholarship is awarded annually to a commuter student who resides in Chester County, Pennsylvania.


Charlotte Lynch Silvey Education Scholarship
This annual scholarship, in memory of Charlotte Lynch Silvey, was established in 2003. Students must be returning full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in Early Elementary/Special Education.  Recipients must maintain a 3.00 GPA to remain eligible for the scholarship and have demonstrated financial need.

The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Scholarship
The W. W. Smith Charitable Trust annually supports scholarships that are awarded to full-time undergraduate students in a degree-granting program of study, in good academic standing with at least a 2.50 GPA, and whose financial needs cannot be met by other aid programs.  Smith Scholars must be permanent residents of the Delaware Valley Area (Counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia). Out of state students who gain residency status due to their University enrollment are not eligible for funding.  The Trust prefers that Smith Scholars receive support for two consecutive years, provided that they are in good academic standing and remain in need of financial aid subsidies.  Recipients are required to write an original letter to the Trust for each year they receive a Smith Scholarship. This scholarship may only be applied toward tuition, and room and board expenses.

Kathy Teo '04 Academic Scholarship for International Students
This scholarship was established by Neumann University alumna Kathrina Teo '04, Valedictorian of her class. Recipients must be a full-time, international student majoring in any of the majors offered by the Division of Business and Information Management, maintain a GPA of 3.50 or higher, and be involved in the University’s extracurricular activities.

 

Future Scholarships at Neumann University

The DelleMonache Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2011 in honor of the DelleMonache Family.  Once fully funded, the objective of this fund shall be to provide financial assistance to deserving Neumann University students.  Eligible recipients must be in good standing with the Catholic Church, a resident of the state of New Jersey, and a graduate of a Catholic high school, with demonstrated financial need as set forth by the University and who has been accepted for admission to Neumann University.

 

Sr. Jordan Marie Goeke, OSF Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2012 in honor of Sr. Jordan Marie Goeke, OSF.  Once fully funded, this scholarship will be awarded to a full time undergraduate student enrolled at Neumann University who is a single parent majoring in nursing.  The recipient must demonstrate a commitment to the Catholic Franciscan Mission and values of Neumann University; be in good academic standing (GPA 3.0 or higher) in their major.

 

Dr. Nan B. and Mr. Aloysius Hechenberger Endowed Scholarship
On November 16, 2012, the Neumann University Board of Trustees established the Dr. Nan B. and Mr. Aloysius Hechenberger in honor of their commitment to the University and its mission.  The scholarship is restricted to a full time graduate student in nursing who is enrolled in the Organizational and Strategic Leadership program.  Admission criteria as required by the University and described in the Neumann University Graduate Catalog will be applied with no exceptions to the requirement for the attainment of a least a 3.0 GPA and must be maintained throughout the program.  Progression/Retention/Graduation Requirements as described in the University Graduate Catalog will be applied with regard to completing the program.

 

Martha Holcomb Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1987.  Once fully funded, the Martha Holcomb Scholarship will be awarded to adult female students who are 25 years of age or older with demonstrated financial need, a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher, who are involved in one or more University activities, and have earned a minimum of 30 Neumann credits.

 

Edward Q. Lewis Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2011 in memory of Edward Q. Lewis.  Once fully funded, this scholarship will be awarded to students who have been in foster care and meet the Neumann University requirements for financial aid.

 

Sr. Margaret M. Lewis, OSF Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2012 in honor of Sr. Margaret M. Lewis, OSF.  Once fully funded, this scholarship will be awarded to a full time undergraduate student enrolled at Neumann University in good academic standing (GPA 3.0 or higher); majoring in clinical laboratory science or biology.


Michael L. Masciantonio Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in loving memory of Michael L. Masciantonio, who fought a courageous battle with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, by his family and friends.  Once fully funded, the objective of this scholarship shall be to assist students with a disability that meet the Neumann University requirements for financial aid.


For further information, please contact the Office of Financial Assistance by telephone at (610) 358-4214 or (800) 9-NEUMANN or feel free to e-mail us at finaid@neumann.edu.

 

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