Selection Criteria

Recipients will be selected based on the following criteria:

For applicants pursuing a diploma or degree to become a nurse, registered nurse or advanced practice nurse:

  • Current recipients requesting a scholarship renewal will receive preference.
  • If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of scholarships to be awarded, priority will be given to applicants who:
    1. Demonstrate financial need, as shown on a current SAR, and will pursue their education on a full-time basis and who already have a diploma in nursing, or associates degree in nursing and are pursuing a higher degree; and
    2. Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

First time applicants chosen as semi-finalist will move to phase 2-face to face interview with the scholarship committee.

Semi-Finalists will be contacted via email to be interviewed by a minimum of two members of the scholarship selection committee, before choosing the scholarship finalists.


Scholarship Announcement

Winners will be chosen by April 30th

Non-winners will not be notified


Scholarship Amounts

Scholarship awards varies up to $5,000.00