Dorothy Astle Endowed Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 30

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Kansas Nurses Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Must enroll for six hours or more per semester at an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to full-time students.
  4. Must attend a Kansas college or university.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  6. Must be currently enrolled in a nursing program.
  7. Must be a high school graduate or older at time of application. The following will receive priority consideration for this award: students enrolled in basic undergraduate nursing programs. Registered nurses completing their BSN will also be eligible if no basic undergraduate applicants qualify or apply.
  8. Must be a Kansas resident with preference given to applicants from KSNA District 7 (Barton, Edwards, Kingman, Pawnee, Reno, Rice, Rush and Stafford counties).

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for U.S. nursing students who are residents of Kansas and attend a Kansas college or university. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The following will receive priority consideration for this award: RNs pursuing BSNs; graduate and postgraduate nursing study; formal nursing programs - advanced registered nurse practitioner, etc.; and students enrolled in undergraduate nursing programs.

Application requirements for the Dorothy Astle Endowed Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (3)
Additional Information: The purpose of the Kansas Nurses Foundation is to receive and manage funds derived from memorials, gifts, and contributions and to apply the income thereof to support charitable nursing education and scientific activities through grants, loans, or scholarships to individuals, organizations, and institutions engaged in nursing education or research.

Award Amount: $500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 30

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 30

Applications are available on the Kansas Nurses Foundation (KNF) website. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following: a copy of an official transcript of grades from the last academic institution he/she attended; a narrative statement describing the applicant's anticipated role in nursing in Kansas, upon completion of the nursing program; a letter from the applicant's school verifying his/her acceptance in the nursing program; and three confidential letters of recommendation, signed and addressed to the KNF Scholarship Committee (one letter must be from a faculty advisor and one must be from an employer). All of the letters must be original, and one of the letters should reflect the applicant's commitment to nursing. The completed application form and all required documents must be submitted in one packet, postmarked on or before the deadline.
Contact: Margaret Krogmann
Address: P.O. Box 3899 Topeka, Kansas 66604

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