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Membership programs  PN Scholarships

A total of three $500.00 scholarships will be awarded to member program students in Pennsylvania twice yearly during FALL and SPRING semesters.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved Practical Nursing Program.

  2. Applicants must have completed at least one Term (Level, Semester, Trimester, etc.) of the nursing program.

  3. A completed application must include all of the following:

  • Scholarship application.

  • One to two pages, single-spaced, 11 font typed essay on what has directed you to the nursing profession, what contributions you will bring to practical nursing, and why you should be awarded the scholarship. Type your name and the name of your Practical Nursing Program at the top of the page. You have all three components addressed in the essay.

  • Validation and Recommendation form that documents enrollment, grade point average, attendance and financial need and includes recommendation from Practical Nursing Program Administrator.

  • Do send only the required items; any additional items received such as transcript will not be used in the selection process and will be shredded.

  • Completed applications must be received by due date.  No late applications, incomplete applications will be considered.

 

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

  • Academic and clinical performance with grade point average of ≥2.0 (or 80%).

  • Unmet financial need of at least $1000.

  • Satisfactory attendance as defined by Practical Nursing Program.

  • Recommendation of the Practical Nursing Program Administrator.

  • Quality of essay.

 

SELECTION PROCESS

Selection of the award recipients will be made by the scholarship committee.

Only those applicants who have submitted all required documents by the deadline are eligible for the scholarship. The scholarship applicant is solely responsible for making certain that all required forms have been submitted. The Committee will not notify applicants of missing documents.

Submitted items will not be returned; they will be shredded after the recipients have been selected.

 

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Cara Davenport, Jefferson County-Dubois Area Vocational Technical School, Reynoldsville PA

Debbie Couturiaux, Central Pennsylvania Institute of Technology, Pleasant Gap, PA

Kim O’Neill, Schuylkill Technical Center, Frackville, PA

Kathleen Rundquist, Franklin County Career & Technology, Chambersburg, PA

 

Submit Application, Essay, Validation and Recommendation Form via email or FAX to:

Cara Davenport, Nursing Program Director

Fax: 855-479-6809

Email: cidavenport@jefftech.edu

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Notification will be to recipient’s program director by the end of OCTOBER or MAY.

Checks will be made co-payable to the recipient and the educational institution.

Only the award recipients will be notified.

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"Sometimes in our lives, the most challenging of experiences are the ones that force us to stretch and grow the most."  - Danielle Egar - 2018 Recipient
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