NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com has just launched its Fourth Annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Their website will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018.

They will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates:

  •  A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
  •  A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018.

Interested students may visit https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they will find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.


MID CENTRAL COMMUNITY ACTION SCHOLARSHIP

McLean County
http://www.mccainc.org/clarion_rocket/programs/community-services/scholarships/


SANGAMON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES

SCHOLARSHIP FOR LOW-INCOME COLLEGE ENTRIES (SLICE)

Applications are also available online at:
http://co.sangamon.il.us/departments/a-c/community-resources
or on Facebook at Sangamon County Department of Community Resources.

SCHOLARSHIP QUALIFYING CRITERIA

The Scholarship Committee for Community Services Block Grant Program recommends
that scholarships be presented to select ADULTS based upon the following criteria:

1. Transcript-College and/or High School (accepted by an accredited Illinois College)
2. Written paragraph about your most rewarding experience (form included with
application)
3. Three letters of reference from teachers, ministers/priests/rabbi, and/or
employers. Letters must be on letterhead, signed and dated. Letters from
friends, co-workers or acquaintances are not acceptable.
4. Personal need (see income guidelines attached)
5. Full time student
6. Maintain “C” average
7. Fall Schedule verifying full-time enrollment
8. High School Transcripts or GED verification

ALL CANDIDATES MUST

1. Be a resident of Sangamon County
2. Demonstrate financial need
3. Be accepted for full time enrollment at an accredited Illinois College, University,
or Vocational School
4. Complete the application process to determine eligibility

APPLICATION


Candidates wishing to apply for scholarships must submit their applications to:

Sharmin Doering CSBG Coordinator
2833 S. Grand Ave. E Springfield, IL 62703

STEPS
1. Applications DUE Friday, May 4, 2018
2. First Interview (Determine eligibility)
3. Second Interview w Scholarship Committee (early July)
4. Award of Scholarship (late July)