Connie Scheffer Public Health Endowed Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 30, 2021

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Kansas Nurses Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a high school graduate or older at time of application.
  2. Must attend a college or university in Kansas.
  3. Must be a resident of Kansas.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Must enroll for six hours or more per semester. Preference will be given to full-time students.
  6. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  7. Must pursue a career in nursing.
  8. This award is for U.S. students.
  9. The scholarship committee shall consider the following priorities in making scholarship recommendations to the board of trustees: registered nurses pursuing a bachelor's of science in the public health setting; graduate and postgraduate students in public health nursing or public health.

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

Description: U.S. nursing students who are residents of Kansas and attend a college or university in Kansas are eligible. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Registered nurses pursuing a bachelor's of science in the public health setting; graduate and postgraduate students in public health nursing or public health are considered.

Application requirements for the Connie Scheffer Public Health Endowed Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (3)
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The purpose of the Kansas Nurses Foundation is to receive and manage funds derived from memorials, gifts, and contributions and to apply the income thereof to support charitable nursing education and scientific activities through grants, loans, or scholarships to individuals, organizations,

Award Amount: $500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Applications are available on the Kansas Nurses Foundation (KNF) website. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following: a copy of an official transcript of grades from the last academic institution he/she attended; a narrative statement describing the applicant's anticipated role in nursing in Kansas, upon completion of the nursing program; a letter from the applicant's school verifying his/her acceptance in the nursing program; and three confidential letters of recommendation, signed and addressed to the KNF Scholarship Committee (one letter must be from a faculty advisor and one must be from an employer). All of the letters must be original, and one of the letters should reflect the applicant's commitment to nursing. The completed application form and all required documents must be submitted in one packet, postmarked on or before the deadline.
Contact: Margaret Krogmann
Address: P.O. Box 3899 Topeka, Kansas 66604

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