Margaret Marie Conlin Sullivan Endowed Scholarship Fund

The purpose of this endowed scholarship fund is to provide financial assistance to deserving students who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in the College of Nursing. A native of Saskatchewan, Canada, Margaret Sullivan graduated from St. Michael’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1941. She then enlisted in the 17th General Hospital Unit in Detroit, Michian during World War II. She was discharged in 1947. She worked as an operating room supervisor in several hospitals before moving to Seattle in 1952. She completed her B.S. in Nursing Education at Seattle University in 1954. She went on to earn a Masters in Nursing from the University of Washington in 1956 and then began her teaching career at SU. She was an Assistant Professor at SU until 1967. She served as the Executive Secretary of the Washington State Board of Nursing in Olympia from 1967 until her retirement in 1982. Margaret Sullivan passed away on January 9, 2004. Several of Margaret Sullivan’s former colleagues and students initiated the effort to establish this endowed scholarship in her memory. The intention of this scholarship fund is to support undergraduate and graduate nursing students at Seattle University who exhibit financial need.