Ernestine F. Shaw Endowed Scholarship

Application Information

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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 be a resident of one of the following Kansas counties: Sedgwick, Sumner.
  4. Must enroll for six hours or more per semester at an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to full-time students.
  5. Must attend a college or university in Kansas.
  6. Must pursue a degree in nursing.
  7. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  8. Must be a high school graduate or older at time of application.

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

Description: This award is available for U.S.high school gradutes or older majoring in nursing. Students must be a resident of one of the following Kansas counties: Sedgwick or Sumner, attend a college or university in Kansas, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Ernestine F. Shaw Endowed Scholarship are:

  • Official Transcript
  • Essay
  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (3)
Additional Information: This award is for students who have been accepted to or are already enrolled in a nursing program. A student at a four-year school must be a junior or senior in the nursing program.

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, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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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