Cancer Care Betsy Tontini Nursing Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Community Foundation of North Central Washington

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One scholarship will be provided each year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must attend a Chelan or Douglas county high school or Wenatchee Valley College.
  2. Must be a graduating high school senior or current undergraduate student.
  3. Must be majoring in or planning to major in nursing.

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

Description: The Cancer Care Betsy Tontini Nursing Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors at Chelan or Douglas county high schools or undergraduate students at Wenatchee Valley College. Applicants must be majoring in or planning to major in nursing.

Application requirements for the Cancer Care Betsy Tontini Nursing Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommender emails
  • Student Aid Report
Additional Information: The Cancer Care Betsy Tontini Nursing Scholarship is provided annually in memory and honor of Betsy Tontini. Betsy's compassionate approach to nursing had a positive impact on many lives, and her work was essential to founding and organizing Cancer Care of North Central Washington. The selection of scholarship recipients is based primarily on a combination of academic achievements, strength of recommendations, and unmet fianncial need as calculated by the applicant's expected financial contribution. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate evidence of leadership ability through participation in community and extracurricular activities. Recipients will be notified in early May and will be required to provide additional documentation such as a signed scholarship agreement and verification of enrollment.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually. Scholarships are not automatically renewable, but previous recipients are eligible to re-apply in future years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

The Cancer Care Betsy Tontini Nursing Scholarship has closed for 2019 but is expected to be offered again in 2020. Please check back in January of 2020 when applications will become available. Applications for the Cancer Care Betsy Tontini Nursing Scholarship must be completed online at the Community Foundation of North Central Washington website. To apply, students must first create an online account with the community foundation's application portal and complete the eligibility quiz. Students will then be able to access the individual applications for any scholarships they are eligible through the foundation. Applicants are encouraged to gather the following materials prior to beginning the application: their expected family contribution (EFC) from their Student Aid Report (SAR); transcripts from their current educational institution; email addresses for two individuals who will provide a recommendation for the applicant; and a list of activities, awards, and honors the student has received. The Student Aid Report is obtained by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the student's current-year FAFSA must be completed at the time of application. Students may apply to multiple scholarships they are eligible through the foundation application portal by clicking on "copy answers." Students are also advised to pay close attention to any specific short answers, essays, or other supplemental materials required for each specific scholarship's application. All submissions must be completed online by the deadline date. Any late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Contact: Julie Mott
Address: 9 S Wenatchee Ave. Wenatchee, Washington 98801

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