Scholarship and Academic Award Winners

The Society recognizes those members and chapters whose efforts and achievements have conferred distinction upon themselves and Sigma Tau Delta. The winners for many of the awards are announced each year at the Sigma Tau Delta international convention.

Scholarships

E. Nelson James Junior Scholarships
Elva Bell McLin Senior Scholarships
Edwin L. Stockton, Jr., Graduate Scholarships
William C. Johnson Distinguished Scholarships
Study Abroad Scholarships
Regent Scholarships
P. C. Somerville Teaching Awards
Part-Time Undergraduate Scholarship
Summer Program Scholarships
Alumni Epsilon Scholarship

Academic Awards

Scholarly Paper Award - Undergraduate
Scholarly Paper Award - Graduate
Scholarship Application Essay Awards

2014-2015 Winners

E. Nelson James Junior Scholarships ($3,000 each)

Amy Pollard
St. Martin’s University (FW)
Kappa Upsilon Chapter

Victoria Parker
Rhode Island College (E)
Alpha Omicron Pi Chapter

Runner-up ($1,500)

Wesley Peters
Loyola University Maryland (E)
Rho Upsilon Chapter

Elva Bell McLin Senior Scholarships ($4,000 each)

Elizabeth Cachey
Bradley University (MW)
Beta Lambda Chapter

Margaret Cipriano
Bradley University (MW)
Beta Lambda Chapter

Runner-up ($2,000)

Jeannette Schollaert
Chatham University (E)
Alpha Delta Lambda Chapter

Edwin L. Stockton, Jr., Graduate Scholarships ($4,000)

Marley Stuart
Southeastern Louisiana University (S)
Xi Rho Chapter

Runners-up ($2,000 each)

Jessica Korcok
California State University, Bakersfield (FW)
Xi Tau Chapter

Laura Hanna
Auburn University (S)
Kappa Theta Chapter

William C. Johnson Distinguished Scholarships ($5,000)

Cody Jarman
University of Tennessee, Martin (S)
Omega Theta Chapter

Runner-up ($3,000)

Nicole Godard
Westfield State University (E)
Alpha Eta Sigma Chapter

Study Abroad Scholarships ($3,000 each)

First Round
Rachel Burns
Winthrop University (S)
Iota Mu Chapter

Runner-up ($1,500)

Hannah Menendez
Palm Beach Atlantic University (S)
Alpha Zeta Mu Chapter

Second Round
Jessica Brumley
Western Kentucky University (S)
Pi Iota Chapter

Regent Scholarships ($1,000 each)

Eastern
Niveda Anandan
University of Toronto Scarborough
Alpha Upsilon Eta Chapter

Cayleigh Boniger
Clarion University
Rho Iota Chapter

Robyn Gold
The College of New Jersey
Alpha Epsilon Alpha Chapter

Far Western
Jeremiah Henry
California State University, Fresno
Delta Gamma Chapter

Braden Clinger
Utah State University
Rho Tau Chapter

High Plains
Celena Todora
North Dakota State University
Omicron Gamma Chapter

Zachary Walker
Fort Hays State University
Rho Psi Chapter

Midwestern
Ellie Schendzielos
University of Minnesota, Morris
Alpha Lambda Xi Chapter

Julia Landrum
University of Central Missouri
Gamma Theta Chapter

Southern
Robert Durborow
Northern Kentucky University
Pi Omega Chapter

Joseph Brennan
Northern Kentucky University
Pi Omega Chapter

Southwestern
Morgan Johnson
Southern Arkansas University
Epsilon Theta Chapter

Tammy Hornbeck
Midwestern State University
Beta Xi Chapter

P. C. Somerville Teaching Awards ($2,000 each)

Maria Kioussis
Central Michigan University (MW)
Sigma Delta Chapter

Kimberly Tolson-Kolpek
Lipscomb University (S)
Mu Zeta Chapter

Runners-up ($1,000 each)

Shayla Hancock
Olivet Nazarene University (MW)
Tau Theta Chapter

Jennifer Greene
Lipscomb University (S)
Mu Zeta Chapter

Part-Time Undergraduate Scholarship ($2,500)

Kaycee Pancake
University of Iowa (MW)
Alpha Tau Iota Chapter

Runner-up ($1,250)

Shannon Pulusan
University of North Florida (S)
Alpha Pi Sigma Chapter

Summer Program Scholarship ($1,500)

Kallista Kidd
Oklahoma Christian University (SW)
Rho Mu Chapter

Alumni Epsilon Scholarship ($2,500)

Tanya Schmidt
Alumna of Santa Clara University

Runner-up ($1,000)

Rory Sellgren
Alumnus of Alvernia University

Academic Awards

Scholarly Paper Award - Undergraduate ($250)

Braden Clinger
Utah State University (FW)
Rho Tau Chapter

Runner-up ($125)

Rachel Nozicka
University of Nebraska Kearney (HP)
Xi Beta Chapter

Scholarly Paper Award - Graduate ($250)

Jessica Korcok
California State University, Bakesfield (FW)
Xi Tau Chapter

Runner-up ($125)

Stephanie Laszik
University of Texas at Tyler (SW)
Epsilon Omega Chapter

Scholarship Application Essay Awards ($100 each)

Rachel Burns
Winthrop University (S)
Iota Mu Chapter

Tanya Schmidt
Alumna of Santa Clara University (FW)