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Scholarships

Barbara J. Woods Betz Memorial Scholarship
Established to perpetuate the memory of Barbara J. Woods Betz, who
received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Ohio University in 1977, and served as the associate director of nursing at Holzer Medical Center until her death on November 25, 1979. For students pursuing a B.S.N. who show outstanding academic achievement and need. Priority given to students who are nursing alumni of the Holzer School of Nursing and to nurses employed at the Holzer Medical Center.

Jeanne deLeur Beck Scholarship
In honor of Jeanne deLeur Beck, whose childhood dream was to become a nurse, her son Charles W. Beck, Jr. established this endowed scholarship to help others achieve that dream. The award is presented to nursing students in the baccalaureate program in nursing.

Maxine Marquand Erskine Scholarship in Nursing
This scholarship is given in honor of Maxine Marquand Erskine, who served the University from 1948-1978 as a nurse in the Hudson Health Center. Helping to foster the development of nursing students in the region, this award is presented to a student in the baccalaureate program in nursing. First preference is given to residents of Athens County, second to Coshocton County residents, and third to any resident of an Appalachian county.

Lillian Holgate McCracken Memorial Scholarship
Developed to perpetuate the memory of Lillian Holgate McCracken, wife
of Tom McCracken, former dean of Ohio University’s College of Education. It was her desire to see professional nursing advanced in southeastern Ohio. Given to students who show academic achievement, with priority to students who are residents of Athens County.

Clay Family Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Established by the Clay family, this endowed scholarship is presented to
students admitted to the associate degree programs in practical or registered nursing or to the baccalaureate degree program in nursing. Preference in awarding scholarships is given to those from Harrison, Guernsey, Tuscarawas, and Belmont counties in Ohio.

For a list of all scholarships and awards in the College of Health Sciences and Professions, click here.