KNF Nursing Scholarship

  • Kansas Nurses Foundation
  • P O Box 3899, Topeka, Kansas, 66604
  • Jun 08, 2018
Scholarship - General Health Science Life Science Medical Sciences

Description

DEADLINE:  June 30, 2018

GENERAL CRITERIA 

Students in Associate Degree Programs will be considered for scholarships after they have been accepted for the Associate Nursing Degree with eligibility for RN licensure.  The Scholarship Committee will consider the following priorities in making selection recommendations to the KNF Board of Trustees: A) RNs pursuing BSNs, B) Graduate and postgraduate nursing study, C) Certificate nursing programs, i.e. APRNs, and D) Students enrolled in undergraduate registered nursing programs.  To be considered, an applicant must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester of a nursing program (in Kansas, if an undergraduate) that is nationally accredited (ACEN, CCNE, COA). Preference will be given to applicants engaged in full time study. Information for national accreditation can be found through the nursing program, the school catalog and/or their website.  Applicant must be a Kansas resident and a United States citizen.  The applicant must have a cumulative GPA equivalent to a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.  The applicant must submit a personal narrative statement describing their anticipated future role in nursing. This will be evaluated by the Scholarship Committee.  The applicant must submit three original letters of recommendation. These should be from a faculty advisor, an employer, and one other person, and be addressed to the KNF Scholarship Committee. The applicant is required to submit the following with the completed application form (two-page form), addressed to the attention of the KNF Scholarship Committee in one packet, if possible.