Scholarship Purpose: Patty Berndt's family and friends established this scholarship in her memory to continue Patty's legacy of transforming the lives of students. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial support to social work students at Illinois State University. Growing up, Patty worked with her parents as missionaries in Guatemala. She graduated from the University as a nontraditional student in 1988 with a bachelor's in social work and became a licensed social worker in 2000. She served her alma mater as an instructor in the School of Social Work and as the director of Student Services, including advising students. Each candidate must be accepted or enrolled in the School of Social Work, submit an essay, and have financial need.
Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 2.5 2.50 , 2.60 , 2.6 , 2.70 , 2.7 , 2.80 , 2.8 , 2.90 , 2.9 , 3.00 , 3.0 , 3.10 , 3.1 , 3.20 , 3.2 , 3.30 , 3.3 , 3.40 , 3.4 , 3.50 , 3.5 , 3.60 , 3.6 , 3.70 , 3.7 , 3.80 , 3.8 , 3.90 , 3.9 , 4.00 , 4.0
High School GPA: There is no High School GPA requirement for this scholarship.
Essay: An Essay is required towards applying for this scholarship.
Application Deadline: No deadline has been specified.NODEADLINE
Financial Need: This scholarship requires a student to have a Financial Need to be eligible to receive the scholarship. In order to establish "Financial Need", a student must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can file the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.
Minimum ISU Hours: 60
Fund Group: 3
Fund Type: 2
Fund Purpose: 15
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Fund Status: O
Scholarship Type: F
Survey Code: 08
For more information on applying to this scholarship, please visit the School of Social Work website.