UCLA Faculty Women's Club (FWC)
FWC Scholarships Awarded 2009-2010
The UCLA Faculty Women's Club proudly announces its 2009-2010 scholarship awards to eleven exceptional UCLA students who were honored at the February 2, 2010 FWC Scholarship Dinner.
♦ The Gertrude T. Huberty Warren Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Gertrude Huberty
Warren, FWC President 1949-50. Under her leadership, FWC created the first UCLA
Employee Directory that was later adopted as a UCLA publication. Dr. Huberty,
along with Dr. Donald MacKinnon, founded the first UCLA Student Health
Department where she served for more than 28 years as the Assistant Director and
Professor of Clinical Medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine. The scholarship
honors students studying to enter the medical field as researchers or
This year, the Gertrude T. Huberty Warren Memorial Scholarship was awarded to a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in the Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program, researching therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease.
♦ Russell and Sallie O’Neill Graduate Scholarship in Engineering and Applied Science
The Russell and Sallie O’Neill Graduate Scholarship was established by Sallie O’Neill in 2008, as a memorial to her husband Russell (1914-2007), who was Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Dean Emeritus of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. He joined the engineering faculty in 1947 and served as Dean from 1974 to 1983. The scholarship is awarded to a graduate student in engineering and applied science.
This year, the Russell and Sallie O’Neill Graduate Scholarship in Engineering and Applied Science was awarded to a first year Ph.D. student in Civil Engineering who will be focusing her research on drinking water treatment systems, ideally, nanofiltration, with the goal of finding integrated solutions.
♦ Scholarships based on Merit and Need
Three scholarships based on merit and need were awarded to Graduate Students.
♦ Direct Descendent of Full-Time UCLA Academic Employee or Member of FWC – Undergraduate Student
A scholarship was awarded to one undergraduate student who is a Direct Descendent of a Full-Time UCLA Academic Employee and Member of FWC.
♦ Scholarships awarded to Undergraduate Students and Community College Transfers based on merit and need
Five scholarships based on merit and need were awarded to Undergraduate Students, including some who are community college transfers.
We congratulate all of the recipients of FWC Scholarships and wish them well in their educational pursuits at UCLA.
Many thanks to FWC members and friends who contribute so generously to help make these scholarship awards possible.
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