Awarded: Fall or Spring
Dr. Susan Kun Leddy received her PhD from NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing in 1968. She was dedicated to helping nurses advance the science of nursing through theory, research, and teaching. Dr. Leddy was the author of multiple textbooks, including Leddy and Pepper’s Conceptual Bases for Professional Nursing and Integrative Health Promotion: Conceptual Bases for Nursing Practice. Her effort to further the Science of Unitary Human Beings is well appreciated and is demonstrated by the increasing use of her Human Energy Model. Dr. Leddy made a lasting contribution to nursing and to the Science of Unitary Human Beings.
Erin Leddy, in honor of her mother, has established the Susan Kun Leddy Memorial Scholarship Fund, which is open to all part-time and full-time students enrolled in the Master's, PhD, or DNP Program.
Eligibility and Submission Requirements
- Have a valid FAFSA on file for the current academic year.
- Submit a current resume, unofficial transcript, and a statement explaining your commitment to research and/or teaching. (You are welcome to apply if you don’t fit this eligibility requirement; please apply and state your plans for the future in the required essay
- Applicant must be a full-time or part-time student enrolled in the Master's, PhD, or DNP Program.
- Applicant should be committed to research or teaching. (You are welcome to apply if you don’t fit this eligibility requirement. Please apply and state your plans for the future in the required essay.)
- Be aware that students receiving tuition remission from NYU or NYU Langone are not eligible to receive Rory Meyers scholarships. Students receiving tuition remission from other employers may not receive awards above the total cost of their tuition for the term.
- Be aware that NYU Doctoral Graduate Assistants are not eligible to receive Rory Meyers scholarships.
- Be aware that international students are not eligible to receive Rory Meyers scholarships.
- Understand that awards cannot be deferred and are not renewable.
- Be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
- If awarded, agree to fill out a World of Thanks profile to thank their scholarship donors.
*Note to all applicants: The donor of the scholarship will read all applicant essays*