Lois Ann Newman Nursing Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$300

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. The scholarship shall be given according to the following priorities: registered nurses in B.S.N. program in private school preferred; B.S.N. nursing school students with intent to practice medical, surgical or acute care nursing; associate in nursing program with intent for gerontological nursing; registered nurses seeking certification in medical-surgical nursing by ANCC; or registered nurses seeking national conference on nursing diagnosis and/or patient quality of care focus.
  2. Must attend a college or university in Kansas.
  3. Must be a high school graduate or older at time of application.
  4. Must be a resident of Kansas.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  6. Must enroll six hours or more per semester. Preference will be given to full-time students.
  7. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  8. Must pursue a career in nursing.
  9. This award is for U.S. students.

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

Description: This award is available for U.S. registered nurses pursuing B.S.N.s; registered nurses in B.S.N. program in private school preferred; B.S.N. nursing school students with intent to practice medical, surgical or acute care nursing; associate in nursing program with intent for gerontological nursing; registered nurses seeking certification in medical-surgical nursing by ANCC; or registered nurses seeking national conference on nursing diagnosis and/or patient quality of care focus. Students must be residents of Kansas and attend a college or university in Kansas. Students must also have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Lois Ann Newman Nursing Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (3)
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
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: $300 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $300.

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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