Thomas E. Grossman, Jr. Scholarship

Thomas E. Grossman, Jr. Scholarship

Overview

Elizabeth Grossman taught at the IU School of Nursing for nearly 30 years and became Dean of the School in 1973. During her tenure as dean, Professor Grossman worked to expand the school's degree offerings to include four degree programs, as well as offering continuing education. This new system resulted in the school becoming the largest nursing school in the country, with over 200 faculty members and around 3200 students. When Grossman retired from Indiana University in 1988, the school offered extensive degree programs across Indiana, from an LPN program to a doctorate degree, in diverse areas of nursing: from community health to gerontology. Finally, Elizabeth Grossman received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the IU School of Nursing Alumni Association in 1974.

In 1994, Professor Grossman established the Thomas E. Grossman, Jr. Scholarship in honor of her son to provide scholarship support for adult returning students enrolled in a degree program at the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI who demonstrated financial need. Full or part-time students may be considered. Thomas Grossman received his A.A. in General Studies in 1989 and his B.A. in Political Science in 1994.

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be adult returning students enrolled in a degree program in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI who demonstrate financial need. Full or part-time students may be considered. (Please italicize the last sentence.)

Students will be selected based on: academic achievement (unofficial transcript, GPA), an essay in which you explain why you decided to return to finish your degree or why you started your degree later in life (500 words or less), and demonstrated financial need.

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