Single Parent Nursing Scholarship

Award Description

An academic scholarship of $500 will be awarded by to increase access to the education necessary for single parents to become nurses.

General Scholarship Information

One Scholarship Awarded Annually

Application Deadline: June 1, 2022

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Selection & Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship selection committee will review applicants' academic achievements and extracurricular engagements to determine the award winner. Financial circumstances will not be considered in this determination. To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Should be planning on becoming a nurse
  • Must be enrolled, or accepted, at an accredited nursing school
  • Continuing their studies in the upcoming academic year
  • Have at least 30 semester or 45 quarter degree hours remaining
  • Agree to provide with a digital photograph and quote to be displayed on the site should they receive the award
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or hold Permanent U.S. Resident Status

Graduating high school seniors are welcome to apply if they have been accepted on an undergraduate course and meet all the above criteria.


After the application deadline has passed, the scholarship winner will be contacted by the selection committee and will obtain an award of $500, to the permanent address listed in their application, in the form of a check.

Note: If an individual's total academic award prizes exceed $600 in a one-year period, the IRS will issue form 1099 (or equivalent). Consequently, certain personal information will need to be provided to before scholarship funds can be received by the winner.

Academic Award Provider

The academic scholarship is provided by through a fully online application. Full scholarship terms and conditions should be read prior to submitting an application.

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