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Georgia Nurses Foundation Scholarships

The Georgia Nurses Foundation announces a call for applications for the annual Georgia Nurses Foundation and the Georgia Nurses Association scholarship awards. These programs include: the Katherine Pope Scholarship awarded by the Georgia Nurses Foundation; the Annie Lou Overton Scholarship for the Georgia Nurses Association. These programs provide financial assistance to qualified applicants studying nursing in an accredited school, college or university. Applicants may be enrolled full or part-time in a graduate or undergraduate nursing program. Interested students must have a GPA of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in prior academic work and be able to verify financial need.

Amount Awarded: $500

Number Awarded: 5 or more each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: June of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to students who are residents of Georgia and currently enrolled in a National league for Nursing accredited program in nursing. They may be working on a degree at any level, must have earned at least a 2.5 GPA, must be a member of a professional organization, and must provide 2 letters of reference. Financial need must be documented. Priority is given to applicants who meet the following criteria: enrolled in a Georgia school; plan to practice professional nursing in Georgia following graduation; and working on an RN to BSN completion.

Additional Information:

Contact Information:
Georgia Nurses Foundation, Inc.
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1362 West Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
404/876-4624
Fax: 404/876-4621
gna@mindspring.com
http://www.georgianurses.org/