Steven M. Zifferblatt Memorial Scholarship

Mr. Steven Michael Zifferblatt was a man who accomplished much in his lifetime. He wanted to be remembered as a man who cared about people and one who helped people. Steven’s spiritual struggles the last five years of his life made him a new and better person. He taught people how to live well and how to die at peace and with dignity. Christianity was truly a gift of faith that sustained him to the end. This scholarship combines health and spirituality, the two key elements of life, since the body should be viewed as the temple of the Holy Spirit. We must live in and with the Spirit.

Basic criteria:

  • entering senior year
  • cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • pursuing a program in one of the health care professions such as medicine, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, etc.
  • demonstrate an interest in and understanding of Christian ethics and health care. As part of the application process, the applicant will be required to write a paper on some aspect of health and of ethical issues related to health care.
  • financial need is not required

Renewal criteria: Students who wish to be considered for renewal must file a new application each year and will be given equal consideration with other candidates.

Patricia Zifferblatt Family
Nursing, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine, Science Division
Supplemental Questions
  1. This scholarship requires the applicant to demonstrate an understanding of Christian ethics and health care. Please write an essay of 500 to 1500 words on an ethical issue related to health care.