Catherine Relihan Scholarship for MAGELIN Program

The Catherine Relihan Scholarship is awarded to one student each year who enters the  Master of Science in Nursing (MSN - MAGELIN) program.

The scholarship is up to $4,000 to be distributed over the 4 semesters of the program.  Catherine Relihan graduated from the College of Mount St. Joseph in 1956 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She had a rich career practicing medical-surgical, obstetric and gerontology nursing in her home state of West Virginia before continuing her education in graduate nursing. Catherine ended her career as coordinator of practical nursing education for her local school system. Her passion was to assist adults to enter the nursing profession. 

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To be eligible, candidates must:

  • be accepted to the MSN - MAGELIN program
  • have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.4
  • submit an application
  • submit an essay describing their aspirations for personal and professional development in the program

If chosen, candidates will be invited to be interviewed by a selection committee.

Click here to review the scholarship information and application.

For more information, contact:

Todd Everett
Director, Student Administrative Services/Financial Aid
(513) 244-4418

Susan MacPherson, DNP, RN, PNP-BC
Department of Nursing
(513) 244-4790