George E. Sims Jr. Nursing Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The George E. Sims Nursing Scholarship is awarded each year to nursing students. The purpose of the scholarship, which is funded by the Fuller E. Callaway Foundation, is two-fold. First, it is intended to assist individuals in attaining careers as registered nurses. Second, it enables West Georgia Health System to maintain the highest quality of care by having well educated and professional nurses on staff. Awarding of the scholarships is based on the applicants scholastic record, character, leadership qualities, participation in student and community activities, and personal interviews. The scholarships include all costs associated with fulfilling the requirements of a nursing degree. In return, the recipients agree to work at West Georgia Health System for one to two years after they graduate, depending upon the duration of the scholarship.  Limited to residents of LaGrange and Troup County, GA.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Fuller E. Callaway Foundation
209 Broome Street P.O. Box 790
LaGrange, GA 30241

Contact Person:

Phone: 706-884-7348

Fax: 706-884-0201