NursingTrack.com is offering a $1,000 Nursing School Scholarship available to any student participating in a qualified undergraduate, graduate or certificate level nursing program. This award is given out once every year.
To qualify, student must be currently enrolled or enrolling in the next 6 months in an undergraduate, graduate or certificate level nursing education program.
Nursing ladder programs or transitional programs such as LPN to BSN or RN to BSN qualify for this scholarship. Online schools, four-year colleges, training institutions are all eligible. Master’s and Doctorate level programs also qualify for this scholarship.
The purpose of this scholarship award is to help nursing students to pay for the costs of education, based on merit.
The winning applicant will be selected based on the merit of their application and scholarship essay. The winner will be selected by the administrative staff of NursingTrack.com, based upon the merit of their application package. Approximately 1/3 of the weight will come from the formal application and 2/3 of the weight will come from the essay. The formal application criteria are a combination of GPA, extracurricular activities and employment history (if applicable). The criteria considered in the essay is the author’s ability to present a meaningful answer that speaks directly to the essay question and provides insightful facts to support their claims.
The 600-800 word essay for the 2014 Nursing School Scholarship (deadline August 31st 2014) will ask the student to address the following:
Please choose one current issue that you feel is most important in nursing today and describe in several paragraphs what the issue is and why you feel it is important.
Announcing the Winner
The winner will be notified via email and regular mail within 30 days after the application deadline. After a winner is selected the candidate will be asked to furnish a transcript from their most recent academic institution to verify their stated GPA. If the candidate is unable to provide such documentation or if the actual GPA differs from the GPA stated on their application NursingTrack.com reserves the right to revoke the award and present it to another applicant. The award must be paid in one full payment via check directly to a qualifying educational institution. The award must be paid out within 6 months of notification. Scholarship recipient’s name, photograph, city and state will be posted on NursingTrack.com on a page of the site dedicated to showcasing previous scholarship winners.
For more information, please visit http://nursingtrack.com/nursing-school-scholarship.
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