Nurses for Ferguson Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

St. Louis Graduates

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a minority student.
  3. Must be majoring in nursing.
  4. Must be a graduating high school senior or recent graduate planning to enroll for the first time in an undergraduate program.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
  6. Must reside in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

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

Description: The Nurses for Ferguson Scholarship is available for minority students in St. Louis who are planning to enroll in an undergraduate nursing program. Click here to learn more about how to apply today!

Application requirements for the Nurses for Ferguson Scholarship are:

  • Application form
Additional Information: The Nurses for Ferguson Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors and recent high school graduates in the St. Louis metropolitan area who are planning to enroll in an accredited, non-profit nursing program. It was established by Dr. Patricia Potter in 2014 to assist with the financial obstacles that young, minority nursing students may face in their pursuit of higher education. Award selection will be based on a combination of academic achievement, financial need, and demonstrated commitment to the field of nursing. Scholarship Central is made possible by a joint commitment between St. Louis Graduates and the St. Louis Community Foundation, as well as a variety of private and public sponsors. All funds provided by St. Louis Community Foundation do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability. Questions about this award may be sent to [email protected] or Tameka Herrion, Scholarship Manager of the St. Louis Community Foundation at 314-880-4960.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 15

Online applications and additional details about this award are available online at the Scholarship Central website. To be considered for this award, students must register an online account with the Scholarship Central scholarship application system. In addition to the online application form, applicants for the Nurses for Ferguson Scholarship must submit: responses to the supplemental questions; high school and/or college transcripts; proof of financial need; two letters of recommendation; an essay describing the applicant's educational goals as they relate to his or her career plans; and an optional personal statement that describes any unusual circumstances the applicant may be facing. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted through the online system no later than the deadline date.
Contact: c/o St. Louis Community Foundation
Address: #2 Oak Knoll Park St. Louis, Missouri 63105

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