Home Health Care Foundation

The Home Health Care Foundation provides scholarships for nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy students.

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FOR MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING

Carl Owen Scholarship

Carl Owen served as a member of the Home Health Care Foundation Board from 1990 to 2007, and was actively involved in the development of the Foundation’s scholarship programs. He demonstrated continuing concern and dedication to the work of the Foundation in providing opportunities for nursing and physical therapy students in the St. Louis area.

 

To be considered for the Carl Owen Scholarship in the amount of $2,250 awarded by the Home Health Care Foundation for the Maryville School of Nursing, you must:

 

  1. Be a junior or senior student (during 2018-2019) enrolled full-time in the nursing program

  2. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  3. Demonstrate financial need by filing the FAFSA report with the
    Maryville Office of Financial Aid by March 1, 2019.

 

Each award recipient must commit to spend a half-day attending one of several Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis information events at the VNA offices during the academic year.

 

To be considered for the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis Scholarship

 

  1. Submit the FAFSA report by March 1, 2019.

  2. Fill out the scholarship application and submit with faculty recommendation already filled out (in a sealed envelope.)

  3. The University will complete the University Comments prior to submitting the Application.

 

Click here for cover form and application

 

Submit to:
Financial Aid Office
Maryville University – St. Louis School of Health Professions
Room 102 – Gander Hall
650 Maryville University Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141
(314) 529-9360

FOR SLU SCHOOL OF NURSING
 

Marcella Cohen and Charles How Wallace Scholarships for Nursing

 

Marcella Cohen was appointed Director of Visiting Nurse Association of St. Louis in 1953. She received her basic nursing education at Evangelical Deaconess Hospital in Lincoln, IL and did post-graduate studies in public health at Saint Louis University, the University of Minnesota, and Washington University (St. Louis). She served as a staff nurse of Visiting Nurse Association of St. Clair County, Illinois for 21 years and as Director from 1941 to 1953. In 1953 she was given an award of appreciation for her work in the field of nursing by the East St. Louis Chamber of Commerce, the only woman to be so honored.

 

Charles How Wallace retired in 2006 as Chairman of the Home Health Care Foundation after providing 37 years of continued volunteer service and leadership to VNA of Greater St. Louis, the VNA Foundation, and Home Healthcare Foundation. Mr. Wallace was one of three VNA officials who founded the VNA Foundation in 1975. In 1993, the VNA Foundation changed its name to Home Health Care Foundation, and it continues the principal purpose of annually funding nursing scholarships to the local nursing schools in St. Louis.

 

To be considered for the Marcella Cohen or Charles How Wallace Scholarship of up to $2,500 each, an applicant must meet the following criteria at time of application:

 

  1. Junior or senior student (during 2018-2019) pursuing a degree in the Bachelor of Science-Nursing at Saint Louis University

  2. Enrolled as a full-time student

  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  4. Demonstrate financial need by filing the FAFSA report with the Office of Financial Aid by March 1, 2019.

 

To apply:

 

  1. Submit a copy of completed FAFSA report by March 1, 2019.

  2. Complete the scholarship application and submit along with completed faculty recommendation (in a sealed envelope).

  3. Attach a cover letter to the application materials and submit by March 1, 2019 to the address listed on the appropriate application.

 

Click here for cover form and application

 

For additional information about SLU and federal and state financial aid, please contact:
Saint Louis University Office of Financial Aid/Scholarship at (314) 977-2350 or (800) SLU-FOR-U.

 

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Ursula Bracy Scholarship for Nursing

 

The Ursula Johnson Bracy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 was established in honor of Mrs. Ursula Johnson Bracy, RN, BSN. Mrs. Bracy graduated in 1932 from Kansas City General Hospital School of Nursing and received a baccalaureate degree in Public Health Nursing from Saint Louis University School of Nursing in 1951. She was employed by VNA for nearly forty years. Mrs. Bracy was one of the first African American nurses to be employed by VNA. She was a pioneer and leader in community health nursing throughout her professional career.

 

To be considered for this scholarship of up to $2,500 you must:

 

  1. Be an African American baccalaureate student at Saint Louis University School of Nursing

  2. Be academically in good standing

  3. Have demonstrated leadership characteristics as a student

  4. Reside in the St. Louis greater metropolitan area (including metro East Illinois)

  5. Demonstrate financial need by filing the FAFSA report with the
    Office of Financial Aid by March 1, 2019.

 

To apply for the Ursula Johnson Bracy Scholarship for Nursing:

 

  1. Submit a copy of completed FAFSA report by March 1, 2019.

  2. Complete the scholarship application (see below) along with completed faculty recommendation (in a sealed envelope).

  3. Attach a cover letter to the application materials and submit by March 1, 2019 to the address list on the appropriate application.

 

Click here for cover form and application

 

For additional information about SLU and federal and state financial aid, please contact:
Saint Louis University Office of Financial Aid/Scholarship at (314) 977-2350 or (800) SLU-FOR-U.

 
FOR SLU DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Shirley Fredman Zeffren Scholarship for Occupational Therapy

To be considered for this scholarship of up to $2,500, an applicant must meet the following criteria at time of application.

 

  1. Student residing in the St. Louis metropolitan area

  2. Accepted in the master’s degree program of Occupational Science/Occupational Therapy at Saint Louis University

  3. Good standing academically

  4. Demonstrate leadership characteristics as a student

  5. Demonstrate a commitment to community service and health care

 

This scholarship is awarded in honor of Mrs. Shirley Fredman Zeffren, BS, OT, who graduated from the Occupational Therapy Program at Washington University, St. Louis, in 1952. She was employed as an occupational therapist by Visiting Nurse Association in June 1969, where she continued to serve as a staff occupational therapist for nearly 30 years. Throughout her professional experience, Mrs. Zeffren also served in consultant or staff positions at several rehabilitation facilities and nursing homes in the City of St. Louis until her retirement in December,1998.

 

To apply for the Shirley Fredman Zeffren Scholarship for Occupational Therapy:

 

  1. Submit a copy of completed FAFSA report by March 1, 2019.

  2. Complete the scholarship application and submit along with completed faculty recommendation (in a sealed envelope).

  3. Attach a cover letter to the application materials and submit by March 1, 2019.
    Mail to:
    Saint Louis University
    Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
    3437 Caroline Street
    Allied Health Professions Building 2020
    St. Louis, MO 63104-1111

 

Click here for cover form and application

 

For additional information about SLU and federal and state financial aid, please contact:
Saint Louis University Office of Financial Aid/Scholarship at (314) 977-2350 or (800) SLU-FOR-U.

 
FOR SLU DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

Home Health Foundation Scholarship

To be considered for these scholarships of up to $2,100 awarded by the Home Health Care Foundation for the Saint Louis University Department of Physical Therapy, an applicant must:

 

  1. Be a senior or graduate student (during 2018-2019)

  2. Enrolled full-time in the graduate Physical Therapy program

  3. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

 

To be considered for The Home Health Care Foundation Scholarship:

 

  1. Complete the scholarship application and submit along with the completed faculty recommendation (in a sealed envelope).

  2. The University will complete the University Comments prior to submitting the application.

  3. Attach a cover letter to the application materials and submit by March 1, 2019.
     

Mail to:
Saint Louis University

Department of Physical Therapy
3427 Caroline Street
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 977-8561

 

Click here for cover form and application
 

For additional information about SLU and federal and state financial aid, please contact:

Saint Louis University Office of Financial Aid/Scholarship at (314) 997-2350 or (800) SLU-FOR-U.

 
FOR UMSL COLLEGE OF NURSING

Home Health Care Foundation Scholarship

To be considered for this scholarship in the amount of $1,750 awarded by Home Health Care Foundation for Nursing, you must be a junior or senior student (during 2018-2019) pursuing a degree in the Bachelor of Science – Nursing, enrolled full-time

in the University of Missouri College of Nursing, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and must demonstrate financial need by filing the FAFSA report with the UMSL Office of Financial Aid by March 1, 2019.

 

The award recipient must commit to spend a half-day attending one of several Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis information events at the VNA offices during the academic year.

 

To be considered for the Home Health Care Foundation Scholarship:

 

  1. The University will complete the University Comments prior to submitting the Application.

  2. Fill out the attached scholarship application and submit with faculty recommendation already filled out (in a sealed envelope.)

  3. Submit the FAFSA report by March 1, 2019.

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Click here for cover form and application

 

Mail to:
Warren Gibson
College of Nursing at UM-St. Louis
Nursing Administration Building
1 University Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63121
314-516-6066

 

For additional information about UMSL and federal and state financial aid, please contact:

College of Nursing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis Office at (314) 516-6066.

 

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Ursula Bracy Scholarship for Nursing

 
To be considered for this scholarship of up to $2,500 you must:
 
  1. Be an African American baccalaureate student at the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Nursing

  2. Be academically in good standing

  3. Have demonstrated leadership characteristics as a student

  4. Reside in the St. Louis greater metropolitan area (including metro East Illinois)

  5. Demonstrate financial need by filing the FAFSA report with the
    Office of Financial Aid by March 1, 2019.

 

The Ursula Johnson Bracy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 was established in honor of Mrs. Ursula Johnson Bracy, RN, BSN. Mrs. Bracy graduated in 1932 from Kansas City General Hospital School of Nursing and received a baccalaureate degree in Public Health Nursing from Saint Louis University School of Nursing in 1951. She was employed by VNA for nearly forty years. Mrs. Bracy was one of the first African American nurses to be employed by VNA. She was a pioneer and leader in community health nursing throughout her professional career.

 

To apply for the Ursula Johnson Bracy Scholarship for Nursing:

 

  1. Submit a copy of completed FAFSA report by March 1, 2019.

  2. Complete the scholarship application (see below) along with completed faculty recommendation (in a sealed envelope).

  3. Attach a cover letter to the application materials and submit by March 1, 2019 to the address list on the appropriate application.

 

Click here for cover form and application

 

Mail to:
Warren Gibson
College of Nursing at UM-St. Louis
Nursing Administration Building
1 University Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63121
314-516-6066

 

For additional information about UMSL and federal and state financial aid, please contact:  

College of Nursing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis Office at (314) 516-6066.

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