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REGISTERED NURSE (R.N.) SCHOLARSHIP

This award is made on the basis of academic promise, character, and leadership. The award amount of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) will be distributed by semesters. Half will be paid the first semester and half the second semester. The winner shall be eligible to enter any future GFWC of Arkansas scholarship contests.

RULES AND PROCEDURES FOR MAKING APPLICATION

  1. Applicant must be sponsored by a GFWC of Arkansas Club (only one per club).
  2. Applicant must plan to practice nursing.
  3. Applicant may be a high school graduating senior. Applicant must plan to attend or be attending an accredited Arkansas college or university.
  4. Applicant must completely fill out the required application form and return it to sponsoring club chairman or president well before February 15.
  5. Applicant must attach the following to the application form:

    a) High school or college transcript
    b) Recent photograph
    c) Two letters of recommendation as to ability and character from PERSONS OTHER THAN TEACHERS OR FAMILY
    d) Narrative regarding needs and plans as mentioned in application form

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CLUB

  1. Decide on applicant to sponsor
  2. Appoint a chairman to work up a file to submit to the State Chairman
  3. Have the application form completed, all requirements fulfilled, and mailed by February 15 to STATE CHAIRMAN, Judy Foot, P.O. Box 17, Hazen, AR 72064
  4. Follow up if applicant is the winner to ensure receipt of scholarship funds. If student remains in school for the 2 nd semester, be sure they have completed the contest award form again.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE GFWC OF ARKANSAS

State Chairman will have entries judged by qualified, impartial judges and will notify the GFWC of Arkansas President of the winner. A Certificate of Award will be furnished by the State President and presented to the winner at the GFWC of Arkansas Spring Convention. The Club sponsoring the winner is responsible for getting the form below filled out and sent to the State Treasurer. Treasurer will pay the scholarship monies, as they are due.

Get the Application Form HERE!

Scholarship Winners Click HERE for Form