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Fall 2022 Sonography Student Scholarship Recipient

We invited diagnostic medical sonography students from across the country to share with us their individual insights on the question, “Why did you select your particular college or university to earn your degree in medical imaging?  Share a story about what sets your program apart.”

Erica Wiencek - Fall 2022 Sonography Student Scholarship Winner

The winner of the Fall 2022 Sonography Student Scholarship is Erica Wiencek from Grand Valley State University.

Congratulations Erica!

“I am so happy to hear this! I cannot emphasize enough how inspiring Erica Wiencek is! She is a talented young woman, with the robust intellectual curiosity combined with intellectual humility, she is thoughtful and creative with genuine kindness and compassion.”

Tatyana Beaves, MD, RDMS, RMCS – Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director, School of Interdisciplinary Health, Grand Valley State University

Please join us in congratulating Erica and the rest of the fall 2022 finalists! 👏 👏🎉

Fall 2022 Ultrasound Scholarship Recipient & Finalists

🏆 Erica WiencekGrand Valley State University
Faith ShawGeorgia Southern University
Marisa ComptonGrand Valley State University
Crystal PetersonUniversity of Southern Indiana
Shelby VandevordCape Fear Community College

🏆 Fall 2022 Sonography Student Scholarship recipient

Thank you to all of the scholarship applicants. A special thank you to our Fall 2022 Scholarship Selection Committee volunteers! Learn more about them and their contributions to the sonography community.

The Ultrasound Schools Info Sonography Student Scholarship is a semi-annual, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship awarded to an aspiring sonographer currently enrolled in a CAAHEP accredited diagnostic medical sonography program, or a high school student who has been accepted to a program.

Apply for our next award – Sonography Student Scholarship Spring 2023!

We believe that sonographers are an important part of the allied health team, and choose to recognize the hard work required to be successful by offering a scholarship to two deserving students each year. 

We will be accepting applications for the Spring 2023 Scholarship until March 15, 2023. Please visit the sonography scholarship application page for the full details.

Past Scholarship Recipients

Fall 2022Erica WiencekGrand Valley State University
Spring 2022Jessica DondlingerWashburn University
Fall 2021Kayla KlempBellin College
Spring 2021Joyanna OsborneGrand Valley State University
Fall 2020Adrienne HardyValencia College
Spring 2020Olivia NewcomerMisericordia University
Fall 2019Kendall ClarkSouthern Illinois University

The winner of the Spring 2022 Sonography Student Scholarship was Jessica Dondlinger! Jessica will be attending Washburn University’s DMS program.

“Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity! I am thrilled to begin my journey as a Sonographer and hopefully positively impact every patient I come into contact with!”

Spring 2022 Sonography Student Scholarship Recipient Jessica Dondlinger
Kayla Klemp, Bellin College

The winner of the Fall 2021 Sonography Student Scholarship is Kayla Klemp of Green Bay, Wisconsin. 

Kayla is currently enrolled in the sonography program at Bellin College in Wisconsin, where she is working towards her Bachelor’s of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and a Minor in Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography (DCS).

“Kayla is one of the hardest-working students in the sonography program. She is passionate about ultrasound and it shows with the number of extra scan lab hours that she gets. I look forward to her serving our patient populations and getting the best images she can.”

Amanda N Hogan DBA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RTR
Sonography Program Director | Assistant Professor
Bellin College
Joyanna Osborne - Spring 2021 Scholarship Winner

For Spring 2021, Grand Valley State University’s Joyanna Osborne is the sonography student scholarship award recipient! Please join in in congratulating Adrienne and the rest of this term’s finalists.

“I know that the program at GVSU will prepare me to not only be a competent and skilled sonographer, but also a healthcare personnel who shows compassion, empathy, and understanding to every patient that I have the privilege to serve. Becoming a sonographers who is committed to continuous learning and patient care is what I strive for, and I saw GVSU as the place that could help me develop these passions.”

Joyanna Osborne, Grand Valley State University Sonography Program
Spring 2021 Scholarship Recipient

For Fall 2020, Valencia College’s Adrienne Hardy is the sonography student scholarship award recipient! Please join in in congratulating Adrienne and the rest of this term’s finalists.

Adrienne Hardy

From the first contact I had with Adrienne, I have found her to be a sweet spirit with a keen desire to learn sonography.  She is a student who is not content to memorize information, she has a strong desire to know the why behind the key concepts.  She goes above and beyond in her studies and scans.  She delivers exemplary patient care to her patients and strives to obtain the best sonographic images possible.  She is accountable for her actions and takes responsibility for her learning.  I enjoy having Adrienne in the classroom and am so excited for her to win this great honor.  Congratulations Adrienne.

Carolyn DeLeo
Valencia College Program Chair/Program Director of the DMS Program
Olivia Newcomer

Spring 2020 recipient, Olivia Newcomer is a current high school senior at Dallastown Area High School, Dallastown, PA. In the Fall of 2020, she will be attending Misericordia University pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Congratulations Olivia!

“Olivia is an academically bright student who has explored and has set the goal of becoming a sonographer. She committed to our Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography at Misericordia University last year and is excited to begin her journal.

I am very proud of Olivia as she has a wonderful personality and I am confident she will be an asset to our University and to the profession.”

Sheryl E. Goss, MS, RT(R)(S), RDMS, RDCS, RVS, RVT, FSDMS – Department Chair
Misericordia University

Congratulations to the Fall 2019 Sonography Student Scholarship recipient, Kendall Clark!

Kendall Clark - Fall 2019 Sonography Student Scholarship Winner

“We are so thrilled that Kendall has won the first-ever Ultrasound Schools Info scholarship! Kendall is currently in her junior year of our sonography program. 

She is very motivated and is excelling in her sonography courses. She is a joy to have in the classroom and lab, and always has a smile on her face.”

SHANNON ANDERSON, MSED, RDMS, RVT, RT(R)
DMS Program Director
Southern Illinois University – Carbondale

Sonography Scholarship Selection Committee Volunteers

A special thank you to our past and present Sonography Scholarship Selection Committee Volunteers! Please join us in thanking all of these wonderful and talented individuals.

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