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Dr. James M. Schuerger Endowment Fund Scholarship

Dr. James Schuerger was born in 1932 in Lakewood, OH. He earned a B.A. at John Carroll University with a major in English, and M.A. a Ph.D degrees in counseling and research from Kent State University. He worked as a research assistant professor at the University of Illinois before joining the faculty in the Department of Psychology at Cleveland State University in 1970.

At the university level, he worked as teacher, counselor, and researcher. He taught courses in psychological testing for more than 30 years, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Schuerger was a valued member of the faculty of the Department of Psychology at Cleveland State University until 2003. Over the course of his career, he had more than 100 publications on topics in psychological measurement. Dr. Schuerger passed away on January 7, 2021.

The Dr. James M. Schuerger Endowment Fund Scholarship was created to honor his legacy. Recipients of the scholarship are members of an under-represented student group; demonstrate financial need; and are undergraduate majors or graduate students in the Department of Psychology.  

To date, more than 30 students have received a Dr. James M. Schuerger Endowment Fund Scholarship award, totaling over $65,000 in scholarship support.

Please visit this page to learn more about this scholarship. Thank you for your donation!

Dr. Schuerger with recent recipients of the
Dr. James M. Schuerger Endowment Fund Scholarship.

“As a non-traditional student it hasn't been easy going to school while managing a family. … This scholarship helped to ease my financial burden and gave me the assurance that people wanted me to succeed and were willing to help… Dr. Schuerger was delightful to be around and showed a sincere interest in my educational, professional and personal plans.”  Davlon Johnson  

“Because of the Dr. James M. Schuerger Endowment Fund Scholarship, I was able to finish school and get a job in my field so that I could provide for my sons. .... I did not always know how I was going to make ends meet, but Dr. Schuerger’s scholarship contributed to my success.” Diahna Davis

“Receiving this scholarship has helped me immensely in a variety of ways. … this scholarship has opened doors and provided me with an opportunity to get my education here at CSU… I would like to say how appreciative I am to have been a recipient of the Dr. James M. Schuerger Endowment Fund Scholarship Award.” Madhwa Galgali 

 

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Giving Day 2022 Total Dollars Raised
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Rank Department Raised
1 Swimming & Diving $71,445.00
2 Wrestling $47,110.00
3 Men's and Women's Golf $39,875.00
4 Men's and Women's Tennis $35,706.00
5 Building A Community Of Learners Fund $33,111.44
6 Men's Basketball $30,641.00
7 Lacrosse $24,375.00
8 Women's Soccer $23,944.00
9 Women's Basketball $21,375.00
10 Viking Fund $20,240.00
11 Volleyball $17,615.00
12 Softball $14,466.00
13 Fencing $14,196.80
14 Student Scholarship Fund $12,070.00
15 Monte Ahuja College of Business $11,145.00
16 Pamela K. Rutar Endowed Nursing Scholarship $10,935.00
17 Men's Soccer $10,285.00
18 Track & Field $8,109.00
19 Learn Law Live Justice Annual Fund $6,785.00
20 College of Graduate Studies $6,446.00
21 College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences $5,850.00
22 Levin College of Urban Affairs Annual Fund $4,395.00
23 CSU Alumni Association $4,165.00
24 Lift Up Vikes! Resource Center & Food Pantry $4,141.00
25 Cross Country $3,400.00
26 Physics $3,000.00
27 Last-Mile Scholarships $2,945.00
28 Dean's Innovation Fund $2,900.00
29 Living Justice Scholarship Fund $2,776.00
30 Cheerleading $2,663.00
31 Pre-Professional Health Programs $2,553.00
32 Cleveland State University Annual Fund $2,255.00
33 Columbus Seminar $2,145.00
34 Sigma Phi Epsilon $2,144.00
35 School of Music $2,020.00
36 College of Sciences and Health Professions $1,805.00
37 Jack, Joseph & Morton Mandel Honors College $1,500.00
38 Chemical & Biomedical Engineering $1,200.00
39 2-for-1 Tuition Promise $1,085.00
40 School of Film & Media Arts $1,065.00
41 Office of Doctoral Studies $1,060.00
42 Electrical Engineering & Computer Science $1,050.00
43 Mechanical Engineering $950.00
44 Occupational Therapy $950.00
45 Mathematics and Statistics $935.00
46 Psychology $855.00
47 Doctor of Physical Therapy Program $825.00
48 Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease $790.00
49 College of Education and Human Services $775.00
50 School of Nursing Annual Fund $735.00
51 Washkewicz College of Engineering Scholarships $715.00
52 Civil & Environmental Engineering $700.00
53 Veteran & Military Success Center $520.00
54 Fenn Co-op Program $500.00
55 Counseling and Academic Success Clinic $425.00
56 Chemistry $410.00
57 LGBTQ+ Student Center $350.00
58 President's Forward Together Fund $350.00
59 Alumni Assoc Huron Road Hospital School of Nursing $350.00
60 Michael Schwartz Library Annual Fund $350.00
61 Center for Educational Leadership $250.00
62 Operation STEM $250.00
63 Cleveland State University Counseling Center $225.00
64 Dr. James M. Schuerger Endowment Fund Scholarship $200.00
65 Engineering Technology $200.00
66 Radio Station - WCSB 89.3 FM $150.00
67 Communication Sciences & Disorders $135.00
68 1964 Society $125.00
69 Dr. Mary Edmonds Fund $125.00
70 Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences $100.00
71 Center for Human Machine Systems $100.00
72 Student Life $100.00
73 Division of Continuing and Extended Education $55.00
74 Community Learning Center for Children and Youth $50.00
75 Fenn Academy $50.00
76 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) $50.00
77 ESS Scholars $25.00
78 Club Sailing $20.00
79 Mareyjoyce Green Women's Center $15.00
80 Women's Club Volleyball $0.00
81 Byron & Dreama Smith Endowed Scholarship $0.00
82 Department of Health and Human Performance $0.00
83 George L. Kramerich Fund Excellence in Engineering $0.00
84 Kristine M & Richard A. Gill Endowed Scholarship $0.00
85 Math Corps $0.00
86 Pathways to Practice $0.00
87 School of Health Sciences $0.00
88 Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) $0.00
89 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) $0.00
90 Sport Management Summer Institute $0.00
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Leaderboard
Giving Day 2022 Total Donors
See which area has the most donors today!
Rank Department Donors
1 Wrestling 309
2 Lacrosse 270
3 Men's and Women's Tennis 222
4 Swimming & Diving 220
5 Men's and Women's Golf 191
6 Fencing 173
7 Volleyball 172
8 Women's Soccer 151
9 Softball 130
10 Women's Basketball 114
11 Building A Community Of Learners Fund 106
12 Men's Soccer 94
13 Men's Basketball 77
14 Pre-Professional Health Programs 57
15 Track & Field 55
16 Monte Ahuja College of Business 44
17 Viking Fund 42
18 Pamela K. Rutar Endowed Nursing Scholarship 41
19 Lift Up Vikes! Resource Center & Food Pantry 41
20 Levin College of Urban Affairs Annual Fund 38
21 CSU Alumni Association 38
22 Student Scholarship Fund 37
23 Sigma Phi Epsilon 32
24 Columbus Seminar 31
25 Cheerleading 28
26 Learn Law Live Justice Annual Fund 24
27 Cross Country 24
28 College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 22
29 Last-Mile Scholarships 21
30 School of Music 19
31 College of Graduate Studies 18
32 Dean's Innovation Fund 17
33 Physics 16
34 Jack, Joseph & Morton Mandel Honors College 16
35 Office of Doctoral Studies 16
36 Veteran & Military Success Center 15
37 Cleveland State University Annual Fund 14
38 2-for-1 Tuition Promise 13
39 Psychology 10
40 Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease 9
41 School of Film & Media Arts 8
42 Washkewicz College of Engineering Scholarships 8
43 Counseling and Academic Success Clinic 8
44 LGBTQ+ Student Center 8
45 Mechanical Engineering 7
46 School of Nursing Annual Fund 7
47 Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6
48 Mathematics and Statistics 6
49 Doctor of Physical Therapy Program 6
50 College of Education and Human Services 6
51 Center for Educational Leadership 6
52 Living Justice Scholarship Fund 5
53 Chemistry 5
54 College of Sciences and Health Professions 4
55 Chemical & Biomedical Engineering 4
56 Occupational Therapy 4
57 Civil & Environmental Engineering 4
58 Cleveland State University Counseling Center 4
59 Dr. James M. Schuerger Endowment Fund Scholarship 3
60 Communication Sciences & Disorders 3
61 1964 Society 3
62 President's Forward Together Fund 2
63 Alumni Assoc Huron Road Hospital School of Nursing 2
64 Michael Schwartz Library Annual Fund 2
65 Engineering Technology 2
66 Radio Station - WCSB 89.3 FM 2
67 Dr. Mary Edmonds Fund 2
68 Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences 2
69 Division of Continuing and Extended Education 2
70 Fenn Co-op Program 1
71 Operation STEM 1
72 Center for Human Machine Systems 1
73 Student Life 1
74 Community Learning Center for Children and Youth 1
75 Fenn Academy 1
76 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 1
77 ESS Scholars 1
78 Club Sailing 1
79 Mareyjoyce Green Women's Center 1
80 Women's Club Volleyball 0
81 Byron & Dreama Smith Endowed Scholarship 0
82 Department of Health and Human Performance 0
83 George L. Kramerich Fund Excellence in Engineering 0
84 Kristine M & Richard A. Gill Endowed Scholarship 0
85 Math Corps 0
86 Pathways to Practice 0
87 School of Health Sciences 0
88 Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) 0
89 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 0
90 Sport Management Summer Institute 0
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