Oliver Joel and Ellen Pell Denny Healthcare Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$3,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

July 31

Friday
Awarded By:

Winston-Salem Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be seeking a first-time associate's or baccalaureate degree, certificate, or diploma. Consideration may also be given to graduate nursing degrees on a limited basis depending on available funding.
  3. Preference is given to residents of Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin counties in North Carolina.
  4. Must attend an accredited North Carolina school.
  5. Must be pursuing healthcare education such as, but not limited to, registered nursing, licensed practical nursing, nuclear medicine, radiography, and respiratory therapy.
  6. Must have a high school/college cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher for all healthcare programs.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to traditional and non-traditional students who are pursuing a first-time associate's or baccalaureate degree, certificate, or diploma in a healthcare field at accredited North Carolina schools (graduate degrees considered on a limited basis). Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher; financial need is required (not restricted to lower incomes).

Application requirements for the Oliver Joel and Ellen Pell Denny Healthcare Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Tax returns
  • Fin. aid letter
  • FAFSA
Additional Information: All applicants for this award must demonstrate financial need (not restricted to lower incomes). In order to be eligible to apply for financial aid from the Foundation, 50 percent or more of the student's college courses must be taken in a traditional classroom setting. A Student Aid committee of The Winston-Salem Foundation will select recipients. The committee reserves the right to rescind an award should a recipient's circumstances change, such as failure to graduate from high school or failure to enroll at an accredited institution. The Foundation reserves the right to withhold the award in the event that no applicants are deemed to meet the qualifications.

Award Amount: Up to $3,000 annually, non-renewable. Award amounts may vary. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses. Once recipient(s) have been selected, checks will be issued jointly to the college and to the recipient, and will be mailed to the recipient's home address for the student to deliver to the college's financial aid office. Separate checks will be issued for fall and spring semesters. Check processing requires approximately two weeks.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, July 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, July 31

Program information is available on the Winston-Salem Foundation website. To apply for this award, the student must complete the Foundation's Common Application in its entirety. The student must register an account with his/her email address to access the application. The online application system will automatically identify those scholarship opportunities for which the student appears to be eligible based on information he/she enters in the "Basic Information and Qualifying Criteria" section of the application. The student may apply for all scholarships for which he/she is eligible via the Common Application. In addition to a completed Common Application, the student must submit the following materials: high school grade transcript through at least the first semester of the 12th grade or year-end college grade transcript, whichever is the most recent; his/her parents' federal tax return from last year; his/her federal tax return from last year; a copy of his/her Student Aid Report (SAR) if he/she has applied for federal financial aid; and a copy of his/her financial aid award letter. The application and all supplemental materials must be received by the deadline indicated in order to receive consideration.
Contact: Edna Barker
Address: 751 W. Fourth St. Suite 200 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101-2702

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