Terry M. Speth Service Professional Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: The Terry M. Speth Service Professional Memorial Scholarship was established in 2009 by the family and friends of Terry Speth, a committed diagnostic imaging professional, entrepreneur, and educator in the field of diagnostic imaging. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to students pursuing a career in diagnostic imaging. Ideal applicants are those enrolled in a biomedical or electronic engineering school or course of study, or who have biomedical or electronic engineering work experience and are committed to pursuing a career in diagnostic imaging. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). Selection decisions will be based on ability to benefit, motivation, and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are members of a biomedical or medical society and who demonstrate financial need.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident with permanent resident card
  • Must be attending an accredited educational institution
  • Must be enrolled in a biomedical or electronic engineering school or have biomedical or electronic engineering work experience
  • Must be pursuing coursework related to the pursuit of a career in diagnostic imaging
  • Must have, at a minimum, a 2.5 grade-point average (GPA)

Selection criteria and process: A selection committee appointed by the Cleveland Foundation will base selections on the completed application, ability to benefit, motivation, academic merit, and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are members of a biomedical or medical society and those who evidence financial need.

Award process: The annual award amount will be based on the earnings of the fund. A maximum award of $1,000 will be available for the 2011-12 academic year. Awards must be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for coursework. Grants are paid to the college or university for the benefit of the selected student(s).

Renewal: This is a one time award.

To apply: Download the Cleveland Foundation scholarship application from any web browser at http://www.clevelandfoundation.org

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