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The Great 100 Scholarship Program

To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students in North Carolina who are interested in working on a degree in nursing.

Amount Awarded: $1000

Number Awarded: 4 each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: May of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to students working on a nursing degree, licensed practical nurses who wish to pursue education to become registered nurses, and registered nurses who wish to pursue further education in nursing. Funs are available to support study for an associate degree in nursing, a diploma in nursing, a bachelor's degree in nursing, or a master's degree in nursing. Applicants must meet the following criteria: reside in North Carolina, attend a school full time in North Carolina, major in nursing, have earned at least a 3.0 GPA, rank in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class, and agree to work full time as a nurse in North Carolina for 2 years following graduation. Nontraditional applicants are encouraged. As part of the application process, students must complete the official application form, write a statement (300 words or less) about the activites and accomplishments that qualify them for the scholarship, provide 2 letters of recommendation, and submit a transcript for the past 2 academic years. Selection is based on scholastic acheivement, potential for contributing to the nursing profession, participation in student and community activites, character, and geographic location.

Contact Information:
The Great 100, Inc.
PO Box 4875
Greensboro, NC 27404
800/729-1975
g100info@great100.org
www.great100.org