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Meet Our Scholarship Recipients

Meet some of the grateful scholarship recipients who have been directly impacted by the ongoing generosity of donors like you.

Scholarship - Sydney

Sydney Gonzalez ’19
Major: Media and Communications
Activities: Women’s Volleyball; Phi Alpha Psi Sorority; Student-Athletic Advisory Committee

“I would like to profusely thank you for your very generous donation toward my education. It has been such an honor to go to a school as remarkable as Ursinus and I truly wouldn’t be here without your help. I cannot tell you how much of an impact this school has already made on my life. Every day that I wake up on campus is another joyful step toward my future filled with open doors. Ursinus creates every opportunity imaginable for me academically and socially. I hope that one day I can give back to the school and help someone like me thrive at the place of their dreams. Ursinus College runs in my veins and I could not be in a more perfect place for me. Thank you again for your generosity and for helping me strive for my dreams. It means more to me than I can ever say. Go Bears!”

JakeJake Menzer ’20
Majors: Biology and Neuroscience
Activities: Men’s Swim Team; Brownback-Anders Pre-Health Society

“I would like to express my appreciation for the support that you have provided me through the scholarship that I was awarded. Your financial assistance is humbling and will allow me to continue to work toward my dream of becoming a surgeon. Being at Ursinus is the most rewarding experience in my life—the faculty and students challenge me to work hard, and the academic and research opportunities are incredible. Knowing that there are donors who are financially supporting me in my journey is something that makes me proud and encourages me to work even harder. Most of all, it provides me with a sense of responsibility to be sure that I can someday do the same for a future Bear.”

Morgan Adele Cope ’19Morgan
Major: Psychology
Minor: French
Activities: Women’s Track and Field; Psi Chi (Psychology Honors Society)

“I would like to take this opportunity to show my appreciation and gratitude for your support. You are what makes my attendance at Ursinus College possible. As I enter into the second semester of my third year here, I am increasingly optimistic about my current studies, as well as my education post-graduation and beyond. I have recently decided to pursue a Ph.D. in social psychology with the ultimate goal of entering the field of academia and working at a university as a professor. Your gifts to the college are invaluable to students like me who, without them, would not have access to the incredible opportunities that Ursinus provides.”

EricEric LeBlanc ’19
Major: Applied Economics
Minor: Management Studies
Activities: Externship Participant; Omicron Delta Epsilon Conference Participant

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support of my education. I am both humbled and honored by the privilege of participating in UC’s scholarship program, which, thanks to your kindness and concern for others, continues to make my education possible. Your faith in my abilities as a student and your investment in my future drives me to perform at my very best, especially when the going gets tough. I believe that my experiences as a father, former Marine and student, combined with your support, will continue to propel me toward my goals. I thank you for the selfless act of supporting and bettering society’s next generation of professionals.”

IndiraIndira Joell ’19
Majors: Psychology and Music
Minor: Education
Activities: B’Naturals (A Cappella Group); Teaching and Learning Institute Student Consultant; Jazz Band

“Thank you so much for your contribution to my scholarship, granting me the ability to attend Ursinus College. I am profoundly grateful for the opportunity to pursue a college education. This year, I have also become a Resident Assistant and a student consultant for the Teaching and Learning Institute, both opportunities outside of the classroom that enable me to develop my leadership and communication skills. I love Ursinus and have greatly benefited from all of the wonderful professors and instruction that the college provides me.”