Several alumni of the Health Management and Policy Programs have chosen to support the program by endowing scholarships that are awarded to students each year to assist them in their academic endeavors.
- Adrienne Astolfi Eddins Health Management Scholarship
Established in 1999 by a bequest from her sister, Janice Ellig, this $2,500 scholarship recognizes Adrienne’s outstanding leadership and pioneering efforts as a female healthcare executive and student mentor. It is awarded each fall to an entering female student in the MHA Program.
- The John and Wendy Boardman/Amenity Foundation Exceeding Expectations (E2) Scholarship
Established in 2005, this scholarship assists second- or third-year Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) students who have a particular interest in hospice/palliative care, geriatrics and/or long-term care environments. The $1,500 scholarship was established by John and Wendy Boardman, who own Amenity Hospice, a Medicare-certified hospice service in eastern Iowa that specializes in the care of individuals with dementia, heart and lung disease.
- Peg and Richard Breon Scholarship
Established in 2003 by Peg and Richard Breon, the scholarship of $1,500 is made annually to a second or third year Master of Health Administration student with the desire to lead not-for-profit voluntary hospitals.
- The David T. Clapsaddle Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the classmates of the late David T. Clapsaddle to recognize students in health management and policy who have significantly demonstrated growth in academic and leadership abilities through coursework, student group activities, community involvement and work ethic. Established in 2005, the scholarship of $1,000 is made annually to a second or third year Master of Health Administration student.
- John W. Colloton Outstanding Student Award
Established by the Alumni Association of the University of Iowa graduate program in hospital and health administration in recognition of John W. Colloton’s distinguished leadership as Director of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and assistant to the University President for statewide health services; his eminent accomplishments in strengthening the University of Iowa Health Sciences Center and in building the Iowa Healthcare Delivery system; and his exceptional national contributions to academic medicine and the profession of hospital and health administration. This $500 award is presented annually at the graduation reception by the Alumni Association to the member of the graduating class who, in the perception of his/her classmates, has exhibited outstanding leadership and holds the greatest potential for making contributions to the profession.
- Mary Kay and Stephen E. Corbeil Scholarship
Established in 2007 by Mary Kay and Stephen E. Corbeil, the scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to an entering out-of-state MHA student who has demonstrated high academic achievement and leadership potential. Special consideration is given to students expressing an interest in multi-hospital systems.
- Samuel Levey Scholarship
Established in 2016, this $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to two outstanding and deserving graduate students within the Master of Health Administration program.
- Charles R. Linden Scholarship
Established in 2000 by his son, Todd C. Linden, the Charles R. Linden Scholarship of $1,500 is made annually to a second or third year year Master of Health Administration student interested in a career in the non-profit sector of health care.
- MediRevv Scholarship
Established in 2014 by MediRevv President Chris Klitgaard, MHA, MBA, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated high academic achievement and strong leadership potential.
- Marilyn and Lawrence Prybil Scholarship
Established in 2002, the Marilyn and Lawrence Prybil Scholarship of $2,000 is made annually to a second or third year Master of Health Administration student with a strong commitment to working in not-for-profit multi-unit health care systems.
- Frank N. Whitson Award
This award is in memory of Frank N. Whitson, a student in the Graduate Program in Hospital and Health Administration (the precursor of the MHA), whose untimely death prevented his graduation. The award is presented annually at graduation to the MHA graduate who demonstrates the highest academic performance.
- First-Year Departmental Alumni Association Tuition Scholarships
Established in 1993, the scholarship is awarded based on demonstrated high academic achievement and leadership abilities in undergraduate education.
- Second-Year Departmental Alumni Association Scholarships
Established in 1990, the scholarship is awarded at the beginning of the second year of MHA course work based on academic achievement and financial need.