Awarded to student enrolled in a nursing program who demonstrate financial need, have maintained a 3.0 GPA (2.0 for practical nursing), and have demonstrated clinical proficiency, enthusiasm, and motivation in their studies of nursing. Preference will be given to students who are full-time and in the latter half of their nursing program. Preference will be given to Rhode Island residents enrolled in a Rhode Island nursing program.
The applicant must submit an essay and a cover letter that includes her/his name, address, telephone number, email address, nursing program, and expected date of graduation.
The essay is to be a short, two to three paragraph essay about the reason(s) why the scholarship is needed to complete the nursing program.
One (1) copy of the student’s transcript must be included by applicant and mailed with the cover letter.
Two (2) letters of recommendation with one (1) from a nursing faculty member must be mailed by individuals writing the recommendations, postmarked by June 1st, to the address below.
Forward above information to the Scholarship Committee, Nursing Foundation of RI, PO Box 41702, Providence, RI 02940.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,
Type: Needs Based
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: 500
Max Award: 1,000
Nursing Foundation of Rhode Island
550 South Water Street P. O. Box 41702
Providence, RI 02940