Endowed Scholarships

Endowed scholarships make a college education more affordable and create opportunities for all types of students to attend Mount Mercy University.

Endowed Scholarships

Donors create a meaningful legacy by investing in faith-inspired education and students achieve success wrapped in Mercy values of service to the common good. Thank you to those who have contributed to the following MMU endowed scholarships:

A–D

100th Anniversary Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Academy Endowed Scholarship
Clifford M. & Ruth M. Altermatt Endowed Scholarship
Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship
B. L. Anderson Endowed Scholarship
Dr. David Ard Endowed Scholarship
Orrin L. and Mary Veronica Ryan Arnold Endowed Scholarship
LeRoy & Helen Auxier Endowed Scholarship
Axen Family Endowed Scholarship
Glenyce Axon Endowed Scholarship (Title III)
Sister Mary Martin Axen Endowed Scholarship
Ioma M. Baker Endowed Scholarship
Robert & Edna (Svoboda) Banse Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Jerry Barker Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Charles J. Barth Endowed Scholarship
Ray & Helen Barry Endowed Scholarship (Title III)
Columbus M. Basile Endowed Scholarship
Columbus & Jennie Basile Endowed Scholarship
Katie Beckett Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sister Immaculata Beitenman Endowed Scholarship
John P. and Ruth A. Bickel Endowed Scholarship 
Marilyn Nienhaus Blong Endowed Scholarship
Bradley Family Endowed Scholarship
LaVon Brashaw Family Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Nancy E. Brauhn Endowed Scholarship
Maurice & Betty Breen Family Endowed Scholarship
Catherine E. Brink Endowed Scholarship
Dr. B. G. & Lucille Broghammer Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Marilyn Muscat Broghammer Endowed Scholarship for Nursing
Sister Mary Lorenz Buckley Endowed Scholarship
Sister deLourdes Burns Endowed Scholarship
N. Jean Bushman Endowed Scholarship
Lavern and Audrey Busse Endowed Scholarship
Lavern and Audrey Busse Endowed Scholarship For Softball
David J. Byrnes Scholarship
Loma Carlson Endowed Scholarship
Mary Carroll Endowed Scholarship
Sister Mary Eleanor Cashman Endowed Scholarship
Robert L. & Mary Frances Cattoi Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Sister Joan Marie Cavanaugh Endowed Scholarship
Marie E. Clancy Endowed Scholarship
Regina Nolan Connors Endowed Scholarship
Suzie Schmidt Cook Endowed Scholarship (Title III)
Rozelle B. Cram Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Cyril P. Crawford Endowed Scholarship
Margaret Crowe Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Jenni Lou Cundiff Endowed Scholarship
Mary Callahan Currell JC’55 Endowed Scholarship
Father Thomas Currier Endowed Scholarship
Sister Gladys Daly Endowed Scholarship 
Dr. Don Damsteegt (Dr. Don) Endowed Scholarship
Sharon Flanagan Darcey Endowed Scholarship
A. Buelane Daugherty Endowed Scholarship
Sister Siena Davis Endowed Scholarship
Elizabeth Dearborn Endowed Scholarship
Sister James Marie Donahue Endowed Scholarship
Thomas J. & Lois (Welch) Donovan Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Gloria L. Drapac Endowed Scholarship

E–L

Robert C. and Arlene (Svoboda) Erusha Endowed Scholarship
Donald & Rita Erger Erusha Endowed Scholarship
Phyllis & Patrick Falconio Family Endowed Scholarship (Title III)
Barbara Herring Fassbinder Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Edward & Elaine Feld Endowed Scholarship
Jacqueline Joan (J.J.) Feld Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Drs. Thomas & Donna Feld Endowed Scholarship
William & Susan Feldmann Endowed Scholarship
David L. Ferch Endowed Scholarship
Kathleen Fields Endowed Scholarship
Catherine L. Flaherty Endowed Scholarship
Sharlene Goldsberry Flynn Endowed Scholarship
John & Mabel Griffin Fogarty Family Endowed Scholarship
Sister Pauline Fox Endowed Scholarship
Marjorie Hansen Fraenkel Endowed Scholarship
Jane Gilmor Endowed Scholarship
Joseph Givvin Endowed Scholarship
Dr. James Grove Endowed Scholarship
Hall-Perrine Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Grimm and Klassen Family Endowed Scholarship

Randy Hampton Endowed Scholarship
William & Mary Hannon Endowed Scholarship
August & Anna Hargrafen Family Endowed Scholarship
Dale Harrison Endowed Scholarship
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship
Monsignor Donald P. Heineman Endowed Scholarship
Don & Blanche Kinley Hennessey Endowed Scholarship
Sister Mary Agnes Hennessey Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Lyell Henry Endowed Scholarship
Ronald & Pauline Martin Herold Endowed Scholarship
Sister Mary Ildephonse Holland Endowed Scholarship
Sister M. Ildephonse Holland Endowed Scholarship (Title III)
Viola Skahill Hoover Endowed Scholarship
Catherine Bral Horgan and Dorothy Kelly Bral Endowed Scholarship
Dorothy A. Hronek Endowed Scholarship
Marie Victorine Hronik Endowed Scholarship
Rosemary Jacobson Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Frank Jaszcz Endowed Scholarship
Dolores Altenhofen Jeffrey Peterson Endowed Scholarship
Olive N. Jones Endowed Scholarship
Jane E. Junge Endowed Scholarship
Bert & Suzanne Katz Endowed Scholarship
Henry & Sara Katz Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Will Kirkland (Dr. K) Endowed Scholarship
Barbara Knapp Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Dorothy Lane Koch Endowed Scholarship
Irene B. Konecny Endowed Scholarship
Josephine M. Kuba, Edward R. Kuba Sr., John Albert Kuba and Robert Kozel Endowed Scholarship
James & Nancy LaMorgese Endowed Scholarship
Leo Lim Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Zinnia Lim Endowed Scholarship
Andrea Pavageau Liu Endowed Scholarship
Sister Mary Roberta Lyness Endowed Scholarship

M–Z

Rosemary C. Malik Endowed Scholarship
Sister Mary Elizabeth Martin Endowed Scholarship
Robert & Rosemary McAleer Family Endowed Scholarship
Catherine McAuley Scholarship Endowed Fund
Dr. James C. McKean Endowed Scholarship
Michael & Jean Edgerly McKinley Endowed Scholarship for Business Majors in Honor of Sister Mary
Immaculata Beitenman
Philip & Kathleen McLaughlin Endowed Scholarship
Sister Margaret Ann McManus Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Robert K. McMaster, Ph.D. Endowed Scholarship
Matthew D. Medley Endowed Scholarship
Patricia Medley Endowed Scholarship
William Medley Endowed Scholarship
Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1964 Endowed Scholarship
Jane C. Meyer, Ph.D. Endowed Academic Scholarship (Title III)
Tamra Mitchell Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Henry S. Muhlbach Endowed Scholarship (Title III)
National Endowment for Humanities Challenge Grant
Robert Naujoks Endowed Scholarship
Jerome & Cecilia Navratil Endowed Scholarship
Neenan-Liebst Endowed Scholarship
Marvin & Pearl Nelson Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Thomas Nickels Endowed Scholarship
Vincent J. Noce Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Dennis & Donna Oldorf Endowed Scholarship Fund
Gerald & Audrey Olson Endowed Scholarship
Hannah Joy Olson Endowed Scholarship
Betty & Dr. Philip O'Neill Endowed Scholarship for Nursing
Marion Orr Endowed Scholarship
Craig Parsons Endowed Scholarship
Beahl & Irene Perrine Endowed Scholarship
Harold D. & Marie Power Endowed Scholarship
Kathleen Jean Pudzuvelis Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Leonard & Pat Ranson Endowed Scholarship
Renee Travis Reilly & Cyril A. Reilly Endowed Scholarship
Packy & Elizabeth Reilly Endowed Scholarship
Sister Mary Xavier Reilly RSM Endowed Scholarship
William T. Rissi Endowed Scholarship
Elizabeth Roberts Bayer Endowed Scholarship

John Patrick Rogers Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Merilee Rosberg Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Merilee Rosberg Endowed Scholarship (Title III)
Sister Mary Augustine Roth Endowed Scholarship
Nancy Kuennen Roush Endowed Scholarship
James & Ellen O’Neil Ryan Endowed Scholarship
Rose Marie Ryan RN'47 Endowed Scholarship
Sister Monica Ryan Endowed Scholarship
Saint Patrick's Day Parade Society Endowment
Richard and Elaine Samek Endowed Scholarship in memory of Stephen W. Benda

Rodney Saunders Endowed Scholarship
Father Conrad Schallau Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Rachel A. Schemmel Endowed Scholarship
Ann Woods Schrader Endowed Scholarship
Lonnie ’87 & Linda ’87 Schwartz Endowed Accounting Scholarship in memory of Norbert & Geraldine Schwartz and Clair & Rita Kalb
Linda ’87 & Lonnie ’87 Schwartz Endowed Nursing Scholarship in memory of Clair & Rita Kalb and Norbert & Geraldine Schwartz
Pershing & Amber Scott Endowed Scholarship
Raymond M. Sheda and Mary Wall Sheda Scholarship Fund
Jay Shuldiner Endowed Scholarship
Lou Schulte-Lois Corkery Endowed Scholarship (Title III)
Joanne Kintzle Smith Endowed Scholarship
Sara Sorensen Endowed Scholarship
Peter and Susan Stamats Endowed scholarship
Margee Smith Stamper Endowed Scholarship
George & Frances Stauffacher Endowed Scholarship
Marian F. Stello Endowed Scholarship
Rachel Ann Stoner Endowed Scholarship
Dolores Kaalberg Suchomel Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Jean F. Sweat & Jon C. Crawley Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Mary P. Tarbox Endowed Scholarship
Monsignor Daniel J. Tarrant Endowed Scholarship
Lucille B. Taylor Endowed Scholarship
Joan & David Thaler Endowed Scholarship (Title III)
Theater Endowed Scholarship
Tomorrow's Leaders in Computers Endowed Scholarship
Transamerica Endowed Scholarship
Transamerica Minority Endowed Scholarship
Trierweiler/Beierschmitt Endowed Scholarship
David W. VanAllen Endowed Scholarship
Diane Wagenaar Endowed Nursing Scholarship (Title III)
Ronald A. Walsh Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Julia Weiler Endowed Scholarship
Regis & Elizabeth Weland Endowed Scholarship
Catherine Wendling Endowed Scholarship
Janice Nie Wente ’71 Endowed Scholarship for Education
Thomas R. White Endowed Scholarship
Sister Mary Cephas Wichman Endowed Scholarship
Sister Mary Wilma Wolf Endowed Scholarship
Joseph & Charlene Wolfe Endowed Scholarship
Christine Woodruff Endowed Scholarship
Frank & Jeanette Woods Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Tianzheng Wu Endowed Scholarship
Elaine C. Young Endowed Scholarship

Rick Zingher Endowed Scholarship

Endowed Funds

Endowed funds are invested to provide steady amounts of spendable income over time.  A portion of the annual income generated by the endowment is used each year to support the programs and purposes designated by donors.

A-D

Columbus M. Basile Endowed Library Fund
John & Ruth Bickel General Endowment
Sister Cora Marie Billings Diversity and Inclusivity Program Endowment
Mike and Jo Cambridge Endowed Fund for Catholic Religious Programs
Wilma Cooksey General Endowment
Lloyd & Laura Davis Library Endowment
Department of Education Endowed Fund

E-L

Patrick Falconio General Endowment
Dr. Thomas R. Feld Endowed Chair for Teaching Excellence
J. J. Feld Grotto Reflecting Pool Maintenance Fund
Catherine L. Flaherty Basile Hall Endowed Fund
Anna Purna Ghosh Endowed Fund (Title III)
Barbara Knapp Endowment
Barbara Knapp Endowed Business Lecture Series
Nancy LaMorgese Sociology Award Endowed Fund
Catherine Lapes Samouris Endowment Fund 
Sigrund E. Lynch Endowed Library Fund (Title III)

M-Z

Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health Endowed Fund
Helen E. McKee Endowed Fund (Title III)
Mount Mercy Giving Circle Endowed Fund (Title III)
Rita M. Moehringer Endowed Fund
Dennis & Donna Oldorf Endowed Fund in Support of Business Studies
Gerald & Audrey Olson Endowed Chair for Marriage & Family Therapy
Dr. Robert W. and Marie F. Pearce Endowment Fund
Project Access
RAC/PAC Endowment Fund
Matthew Rapier Creative Learning Endowment
Richard Rozek Endowment Fund
Robert & Patricia Schoeberl Endowed Fund
SIFE Endowed Fund (Title III)
Ted and Maxine Welch Endowment Fund
Janice Nie Wente ’71 Endowed Professional Development Fund for Education
White Family Ltd. Partnership Endowment for Art


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To learn more about establishing an endowed scholarship at Mount Mercy, please contact:

Lonna Drewelow
Assistant Vice President for Development & Alumni Relations
319-286-4408 | drewelow@mtmercy.edu