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A.A. Desimone

A.A. Desimone

Established in 1985 by A.A. Desimone, this scholarship was created to provide support for a junior, senior, or graduate student of nursing. This scholarship is based on academic merit, dedication to and the potential in the profession of nursing, need, and other...

Alex and Richard Pappas

Alex and Richard Pappas

Alice Etheridge

Alice Etheridge

Established in 2005, donor Alice Etheridge created this scholarship to provide support for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full time in ECU’s College of Nursing (known as the School of Nursing then). The donor wanted the first preference to be given to...

Barbara Oyler

Barbara Oyler

Established in 1988 by Barbara Oyler, this scholarship was created in honor and memory of Nora Watkins Perry, Sylvia Oyler, Barbara Oyler, and Evelyn Perry. Barbara Oyler, daughter of Sylvia Oyler, was an ECU College of Nursing professor for over twenty years who...

Becky Bagley

Becky Bagley

Established in 2011 by faculty member Becky Bagley, this scholarship was made to provide support for students at ECU’s College of Nursing who have overcome enormous obstacles in their lives in order to continue their nursing education. This selected student must...

Conkey Pate Whitehead

Conkey Pate Whitehead

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation was established in 1946 by Conkey Pate Whitehead. Mr. Whitehead established the Foundation as a memorial to his mother. Lettie Pate Whitehead was born in Bedford County, Virginia, in 1872, and was educated at private schools in...

Daniel Brock

Daniel Brock

Begun in 2010 by Daniel Brock, CRNA, RN, this scholarship was created to provide support for students enrolled in the Nurse Anesthesia Program. This scholarship has become the flagship where the department’s graduates contribute on an ongoing basis. It is now fully...

Danny R. Scott

Danny R. Scott

Danny R. Scott is a 1984 alumnus of ECU with a bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in Management. He is partner/vice president for business operations for All-N-Food, Inc., and is a former executive with Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.,...

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David J. Smith

The David J. Smith Leadership award was established in 2010 to honor David Smith, a fallen Marine and proud Pirate. David was killed in action while in combat operations in Afghanistan in January of 2010. As a rising senior at East Carolina University, David...

Diana Lynn Snodgrass Olive

Diana Lynn Snodgrass Olive

Growing up as the oldest daughter of a career U.S. Marine, Diana was raised in diverse setttings. While both born at Camp LeJeune NC and graduating from LeJeune High School she lived in various locations including Germany and Okinawa. With her father serving tours...

Dixon Hughes Goodman

Dixon Hughes Goodman

Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP, headquartered in Charlotte, is one of the nation’s top 20 CPA firms, and the largest CPA firm based in the Southern United States. With more than 1,800 professionals in 12 states, the company combines deep experience with a strong...

Dorothy Marshall Cummings

Dorothy Marshall Cummings

Established in 2008 by Sue Collier, this scholarship was created to provide support for full-time students enrolled in ECU’s Honors College as well as the College of Nursing. The student must be a full-time nursing major who has interest in maternal/child health. ...

Dotty Bennett Harrell

Dotty Bennett Harrell

Established in 2005 by Dotty’s husband and in-laws, this scholarship was created in memory of Dotty Bennett Harrell. Dotty was a Northampton County native from a close-knit family, and lived in Jackson most of her life. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at...

Dr. Annette Wysocki

Dr. Annette Wysocki

Established in 2010 by Dr. Annette Wysocki, this scholarship was created to provide support for an undergraduate or graduate student of ECU’s College of Nursing. These students must demonstrate leadership potential and have a passion for nursing research or practice.

Dr. Ann King

Dr. Ann King

Dr. Ann King makes this gift to support future nurse practitioners and does so in memory of her beloved granddaughter, “Izzy,” who died at only two by tragic accident. Additionally, this endowment is established to honor Ann’s daughter, Nicole, mother of “Izzy.” It...

Dr. Bertus R. Ferreira

Dr. Bertus R. Ferreira

Established in 2009 by Dr. Bertus R. Ferreira, this scholarship was created to support full-time undergraduate nursing students who are enrolled at ECU College of Nursing. The scholarship recipient is a non-smoker, active member of professional nursing or a student...

Dr. Cheryl Duke & Mrs. Helene Reilly

Dr. Cheryl Duke & Mrs. Helene Reilly

Established in 2010 by Dr. Cheryl Duke & Mrs. Helene Reilly as an annually funded scholarship, this scholarship was made to honor the memory of Linda Winton Pynn. Proceeds from the annual Pirate Nurse 5K initially helped fund the scholarship. One of four daughters,...

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Dr. Jeremy Lee Walters and Battalion Chief Luther Alan Walters

Dr. Jeremy Lee Walters, son of Battalion Chief Luther Alan Walters, endowed this scholarship to honor his father and his family’s service to the Raleigh Fire Department. Luther Alan Walters entered the Raleigh Fire Department in 1981 and served 31 years before...

Dr. Lunis & Mrs. Carol Dohm

Dr. Lunis & Mrs. Carol Dohm

Established in 2014 by Dr. Lunis& Mrs. Carol Dohm, this merit-based scholarship was created to provide support to full-time undergraduate or graduate nursing students in memory of Carol’s parents. Carol, herself a nurse, grew up in the mid-West but she and her...

Dr. Martha Alligood

Dr. Martha Alligood

Established in 2008 by Dr. Martha Alligood, this merit- and need-based scholarship was created for part or full-time nursing students admitted into the College of Nursing Doctoral Program.

Dr. Paul Tschetter

Dr. Paul Tschetter

Established in 2002 by Dr. Paul Tschetter, this scholarship was created in memory of his beloved wife, Elaine Roccapriore Tschetter. As Elaine was a long-time member of the CON faculty, Paul was head of Graduate Studies. Elaine Tschetter was an avid gardener and...

Dr. Phyllis Horns & Mr. Frederick Horns

Dr. Phyllis Horns & Mr. Frederick Horns

Established in 2014 by Dr. Phyllis Horns & Mr. Frederick Horns, in loving memory of their daughter, Jennifer Horns James. Jennifer also predeceased her husband, John James. This scholarship was made to help support a student enrolled in ECU’s College of Nursing. Dr....

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Established in 2001 by the Dean of ECU College of Nursing, Dr. Sylvia Brown, this scholarship was made in memory of Miss Gertrude E. Skelly, to provide support to eligible nursing students.

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Established in 1992 by the College of Nursing Dean, Dr. Sylvia Brown, the purpose of this scholarship is to provide support for any needed expenditure as long as it relates to the mission of the College of Nursing.

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Established in 1999 by the Dean of the College of Nursing, Dr. Sylvia Brown, this scholarship was made to provide support for students in public health nursing. Mabel Cooper Hayden died on September 3, 1997. She was born July 7, 1908 in Amsterdam, Mo, and moved to...

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Established in 1995 by the College of Nursing Dean, Dr. Sylvia Brown, this scholarship was created to provide support to a deserving student enrolled in the RN-BSN program at the ECU College of Nursing.

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Established in 2010 by Dr. Sylvia Brown, this scholarship was created to award those students with academic merit and financial need. This scholarship coincided with the 50th anniversary of the creation of the School of Nursing. It provides around $10,000 in...

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Established in 2011 by the Dean of the College of Nursing, Dr. Sylvia Brown, this scholarship was created to support a rising junior or senior enrolled full-time at the College of Nursing. This is based off scholarship need and citizenship.

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Established in 1999 by the College of Nursing Dean, Dr. Sylvia Brown, this scholarship was created to provide support to a merit-based nursing graduate student who meets other merit-based criteria as deemed appropriate by the College of Nursing scholarship review...

Earle Webb Jr. Memorial, Inc.

Earle Webb Jr. Memorial, Inc.

This scholarship was made effective of the date of the last signature of Earle Webb Jr. Memorial, Inc., but was established officially in 2016. The purpose of this merit-based scholarship is to provide support to an ECU nursing student from Carteret County, who has a...