Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship Program for Registered Nurses

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Amount
Awarded

$1,200

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 30

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Virginia Department of Health

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually based on the number of qualified applicants and available funding. In prior academic years, there were 172 awards disbursed for this program and the program for LPN students.
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, national, hold an immigration visa, or classified as a political refugee. Persons with a temporary or student visa are not eligible.
  3. Must be an incoming or current undergraduate student. Undergraduate is defined, for purposes of this award, as a program leading to a diploma, associate's degree, or baccalaureate degree.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher if currently enrolled in and attending a nursing program.
  5. Must must be accepted to or enrolled in a school of nursing in the State of Virginia approved by the State Board of Nursing.
  6. Must enroll in a registered nursing (RN) program.
  7. Must be a resident of Virginia for one or more years at time of application.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for Virginia undergraduate students who are enrolled in a registered nursing program. Students must attend a Virginia college and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Application requirements for the Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship Program for Registered Nurses are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Proof of VA residency
Additional Information: Students must demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award. All scholarship awards are made by an Advisory Committee appointed by the State Board of Health. The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) of the State Health Department serves as the staff element to the Advisory Committee and plays no role in the determination of scholarship recipients. The guidelines for determining scholarship recipients are established by the Advisory Committee and are based on scholastic attainment, financial need, character, and adaptability to the nursing profession.

Award Amount: $150 to $2,000 annually. The scholarship committee will not make an award that exceeds the financial aid officer's recommendation. Students may reapply each year.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,200.

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 online from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) website. Please note: The application period is May 1 through June 30. Applications will not be accepted before May 1. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following materials: verification of his/her Virginia residency (accepted documents listed on the application); official transcripts from all schools attended; and a one-page narrative summary that explains the significance of this scholarship in pursuing his/her educational goals, any school/community activities, and any skill-set that is pertinent to the nursing profession. It is important that the student consider including plans for professional practice in Virginia after graduation in the summary. "Section 7-Narrative Summary" must appear at the top of the page, and the student must sign and date the bottom of the page. Please note: The dean, chair, or director of the student's nursing school must complete and sign one section of the application. The student's financial aid officer (or authorized person) must complete and sign the financial need analysis section of the application. The application must be typed; handwritten applications will not be accepted. Applications must be mailed to the address provided and must be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: Alice Peyton
Address: 109 Governor St. Suite 714 Richmond, Virginia 23219

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