This scholarship was established in 1993 by Dr. Norbert and Mary McManus of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in honor of Ruth Hollen, RSM. Sr. Ruth Hollen is currently the archivist for the Dallas Regional Community in Dallas, PA. Sr. Ruth and Mary McManus are first cousins who both chose a career in nursing. The scholarship is a result of their combined interest in helping students who decide to pursue a nursing career.

Criteria:
  • Must be enrolled in the Nursing program.
  • Must be an American citizen; award made without regard to race, religion, creed or ethnic origin.
  • Financial need.
  • Restricted to a lay person.
  • Renewable for second year.