Jackson Family Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$750

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 15

Friday
Awarded By:

Orange County Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually and is dependent on funding and the number of qualified applicants.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must reside in the state of California.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must plan to enter the nursing profession or be a nursing professional who wishes to upgrade his/her professional standing (i.e. L.V.N. to R.N., R.N. to Nurse Practitioner, etc.). The applicant must have gained acceptand into an accredited nursing program.
  6. Must have completed two or more semesters of college that are applicable to his/her nursing degree.

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

Description: U.S. nursing students in California who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must have completed two or more semesters and demonstrate financial need.

Application requirements for the Jackson Family Scholarship are:

  • Essays (1 req.
  • 1 opt.)
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • FAFSA
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • EFC
Additional Information: Scholarship awards from the Jackson Family Scholarship Fund for Nursing will provide funding to U.S. citizens who are either seeking to enter the nursing profession or who are currently nursing professionals and wish to upgrade their professional standing (i.e. L.V.N. to R.N., R.N. to Nurse Practitioner, etc.).

Award Amount: $500 to $1,000 annually, depending on the level of financial need, cost of tuition, available funding and any other special circumstances. Award amount will be determined at the discretion of the scholarship review committee. Awards may be renewable and eligibility will be based on the scholarship criteria.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $750.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Applications are available from the Orange County Community Foundation website and must be completed online. Each applicant must create an account using his/her username, chosen password, name and email address. The applicant will be matched with corresponding awards based on his/her responses within the application. In addition to the completed application, the student must upload his/her most recent official transcript; his/her expected family contribution (obtained from the Student Aid Report received after filing the FAFSA); information regarding his/her or his/her parents' most recent income tax return; an essay of no more than 600 words addressing the topic listed; an optional special circumstances essay of no more than 600 words; and contact information for two references. Upon submission of the student's application, each reference will receive an email with instructions on how to submit their letters of recommendation. Students must file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by the deadline date. The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the deadline date.
Contact: Michelle Abril
Address: 4041 MacArthur Blvd. Suite 510 Newport Beach, California 92660

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