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College of Nursing receives $550,000 to establish scholarship
— Texas Woman’s University’s College of
Nursing has been awarded $550,000 from the Helene Fuld Health
Trust, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Trustee to establish a scholarship
endowment for undergraduate students pursuing nursing baccalaureate
Helene Fuld Health Trust Scholarship Fund for Baccalaureate
Nursing Students will provide $550,000 to TWU over a three-year
period, of which $500,000 is to be held in a permanent endowment
fund. The remainder of the initial grant funding and future
income from the endowment will be used for scholarships for
nursing students beginning in fall 2006.
are proud that our College of Nursing, students and faculty
were deemed worthy of this extraordinary grant,” said
Dr. Marcia Hern, dean of TWU’s College of Nursing.
Helene Fuld Health Trust’s mission is to support and
promote the health, welfare, and education of student nurses.
The Fuld Health Trust is the nation’s largest private
funder devoted exclusively to nursing students and nursing
education. In 1935, Dr Leonhard Felix Fuld and his sister,
Florentine, created a foundation in honor of their mother,
Helene. In 1965, the foundation was converted to the Helene
Fuld Health Trust, and in 1969 HSBC Bank USA, N.A. (formerly
Marine Midland Bank) became its corporate trustee. HSBC Bank
USA, N.A. is currently responsible for overseeing and administering
the Fuld Trust.
For more information about the Helene Fuld Health Trust, visit
more than 12,000 alumni and more than 2,300 undergraduate
and graduate students in Denton, Dallas and Houston, TWU has
the largest college of nursing in Texas and produces more
new nurses than any other program in the state.
more information on the TWU College of Nursing, visit www.twu.edu/nursing.
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