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Theresa M. McKee, MS, OTR Occupational Therapy Scholarship
Grand Valley State University, College of Health Professions, Occupational Science & Therapy Department
is proud to announce
The Theresa M. McKee, MS, OTR Occupational Therapy Scholarship
The department of Occupational Science & Therapy is pleased to offer the Theresa M. McKee, MS, OTR, Occupational Therapy Scholarship. This scholarship provides a one-year, non-renewable award of $1000 to a regularly admitted first year Occupational Therapy degree-seeking student in the College of Health Sciences at Grand Valley State University. The recipient shall be in good academic standing according to the norms established by the University and the Occupational Therapy Program. Demonstration of financial need is not required.
Applications are available online via GVSU's website at https://gvsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/1802 . Ms. McKee's desire that recipients of her scholarship will have an ever-growing interest and knowledge in the world view of Occupational Therapy that go beyond the theory and practice of the United States of America.
An essay on the worldwide contribution of Occupational Therapy to the peoples of the world is required in the process. Applications and essays are due December 1.
We are grateful to the scholarship initiator, Theresa M. McKee, class of 1979 who received her Grand Valley State University Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology with High Honors and subsequently earned her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University in 1989. She has worked as an Occupational Therapist geographically across the entire United States and internationally in Australia over her career.
Our Previous Scholarship Recipients
2021 Scholarship Recipient: Adriana Mallett
via Zoom due to social distancing
2020 Scholarship Recipient: Shannon Flaherty
(Via Zoom due to social distancing)
2019 Scholarship Recipient: Lindsay Halling
2018 Scholarship Recipients: Ella Savalox & Olivia Holwerda
2017 Scholarship Recipients: Amanda Fuller & Alexandra Imhoff
2016 Scholarship Recipients: Elizabeth Pauly & Jason Clements
2015 OT Traditional Program Winner: Aletta J. Huisman
2014 OT Traditional Program Winner: Katherine A. Nestor
2013 OT Hybrid Program Winner: Victoria Dupont
2013 OT Traditional Program Winner: Katie Adkins
2012 OT Program Winner: Kelsey Walukonis
2011 OT Program Winner: Chad Conroy
2010 OT Program Winner: Kendra Marzinski
2009 OT Program Winner: Hilary Swaney
2008 OT Program Winner: Betsy Gibbs