This scholarship was established in 1993 by Dr. Heide Sedwick, a former member of the faculty at Mount Aloysius, in honor of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, a pioneer in the field of death and dying. She operates the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Center in Headwaters, Virginia, a non-profit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to the enhancement of life and growth through the practice of unconditional love.

Criteria:
  • Major: BS/Behavioral Sciences.
  • Not based upon financial need.
  • Take course PY 325.
  • Junior or senior with 2.50 GPA.
  • Preference to an individual in counseling, a nurse preparing for nursing home work or a capacity that involves death and dying.
  • Recipient exemplifies spirit of Mercy and unconditional love in his or her role as caregiver.
  • If selected, recipient must write letter of appreciation to Dr. Heide Sedwick.