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Scholarships Available

Dr. Theodore Wiberg Health Careers Materials Award

Award Amount: $500 per semester renewable so long as scholarship criteria are maintained and re-application is made.


  • Student must be accepted into an undergraduate Major within the Department of Health Sciences at Salisbury University.
  • Student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
  • Student must be recommended by two professors outside of the Department of Health Sciences or members of the allied health community not related to the Department of Health Sciences.
  • Student must provide a 250 - 500 word essay detailing their career goals and the impact a Dr. Theodore Wiberg Health Career Materials Award would have on their studies at Salisbury University.


Selections of award recipients will be made by a committee of faculty in conjunction with the Chair of the Department of Health Sciences.

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MD/DC Respiratory Therapy Society Student Scholarship - Karrie Lipscomb Achievement Award

Scholarship Criteria:

The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA and show financial need. This scholarship is typically awarded in the fall semester to a second year respiratory care student enrolled in a respiratory care program in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Scholarship selection is based on recommendation from program faculty and priority will be given to those students who are in the most financial need and meet the required minimum GPA. Completed application must be provided to the SU program director.

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Scholarships for medical laboratory science students are offered by several professional organizations, and many Salisbury University MLS students have successfully earned these awards.  Students should begin by consulting the following websites:

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Lucy Tull Scholarship – for nursing, other health-related majors or biology/chemistry secondary education majors

The Lucy Tull Scholarship provides funding for Maryland residents of Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties pursuing degrees in medically related fields.

Scholarships may include full funding for tuition, room, board, books and fees and are renewable throughout the student's undergraduate studies. Eligible students must demonstrate financial need using the federal financial aid application and enroll as full-time students at SU. Freshman applicants, upper class transfer students from Wor-Wic Community College and current Salisbury University students are eligible for consideration.
Candidates must major within the Henson School and pursue a career in biology-secondary education, chemistry-secondary education, clinical laboratory sciences, nursing, pre-professional health track or respiratory therapy, however, priority will be given to those studying nursing. Tull Scholarship recipients are not guaranteed acceptance into professional programs that require formal admission.

Scholarship applicants must submit a Tull Scholarship application and submit the federal application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) each year soon after January 1st so results will be available by the scholarship application deadline. Documents submitted by freshmen and transfer applicants during the admissions process will be available to the Tull Scholarship Committee, whereas, SU academic transcripts will be reviewed for current SU students.

Tull Scholarship applications should be submitted to the Henson School of Science and Technology ( Application deadline is February 28th. For more information call the Henson School Dean’s Office at 410-543-6489.

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