Mary Lewis Wyche Fellowship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded

$5000
awarded

Application Deadline

May 31
Wednesday

Awarded By

North Carolina Foundation for Nursing

Award Amount

Up to $5,000 annually, non-renewable. If a recipient finds that they must reduce the number of hours enrolled, they will only receive half of the monetary award.

Recipients

The number of awards offered varies annually.

Additional Information

In 2003, the North Carolina General Assembly passed legislation to create a First in Nursing license plate with $15 of each license plate sold going to the NC Foundation for Nursing to fund the Mary Lewis Wyche Fellowships. Mary Lewis Wyche was the founder of the North Carolina Nurses Association in 1902 and was the nurse who spearheaded the creation of the first nursing practice act in the country which was passed on March 3, 1903. Priority will be given to NCNA members. The Mary Lewis Wyche Fellowships are awarded without regard to race, sex, religion, age, or national origin. The Scholarship Committee will award the following point values when judging applicant for scholarship awards: applicant statement, up to 25 points; professional involvement, up to 25 points; grade point average, up to 10 points; honors, up to 10 points; certification, up to 15 points; community involvement, up to 10 points; letters of reference, up to 5 points.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online from the North Carolina Foundation for Nursing website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a statement of no ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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