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Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center

The Mona Guerrier Fallen Endowed Scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the Mona Guerrier Fallen Endowed Scholarship for the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center (MEC) at the University of Dayton. In August 2013, Mr. Destry Fallen ‘86 established an endowed scholarship in recognition of his wife, MonaGuerrier Fallen, who passed away in 2013 at the age of 47.

 

Mona Guerrier Fallen received a Bachelor of Arts in 1991 from the University of Dayton. As a way to supplement her educational costs, Mrs. Guerrier Fallen worked for the Department of English, served as a Resident Assistant and was a grant writer for University Advancement. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati in 1996. Mrs. Guerrier Fallen served as an Assistant United States Attorney for over 13 years. Her husband, Destry Fallen, established the Mona Guerrier Fallen Endowed Scholarship for the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center to honor Mona Guerrier Fallen‘s commitments to the University of Dayton and educational opportunities, as well as to remember her positive and enthusiastic approach to life.

This award recognizes a student who demonstrates a similar level of commitment and engagement as Mona Guerrier Fallen to the University of Dayton and our diverse campus community. The undergraduate student recipient(s) should demonstrate a commitment to leadership and service to the MEC and UD community as well as academic achievement. Students must also demonstrate financial need.

Please submit the online application by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021.

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Guidelines

One (1) student will be selected to receive an endowed scholarship.

Award consideration, as outlined by the donor, will be given to an undergraduate student who meets the following criteria:

  • Recipient must have financial need. 
  • Additional consideration should be given to first-generation college students. However, undergraduate students with financial need will remain the first priority.
  • Awards will be made by the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center (MEC) at the University of Dayton, in consultation with the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, to a recipient who identifies with one of the primary populations served by the Multi-Ethnic Education and Education Center. These populations include Black or African American, Hispanic or LatinX, Asian American, Native American or Multiracial students.
  • The fund is to be used only for student financial aid, e.g., tuition, room and board, books, and study abroad opportunities.

Undergraduate applicants must:

  • Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
  • Be in good non-academic standing with the University.
  • Have a record of leadership and service on campus.
  • Reflect the Marianist value of commitment to community through involvement in diverse campus communities.
  • Submit all application materials by Friday, July 31, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact:

Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center
Phone: 937.229.3634
Email: mec@udayton.edu

CONTACT

Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center

Alumni Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0318
937-229-3634
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