Colorado Nurses Association: Virginia Paulson Memorial Scholarship

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October 31, 2022

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Updated: May 23rd, 2022

Scholarship Mission

To provide scholarships for qualified nursing students from both rural and urban settings.

Qualification Requirements

Applicants must be Colorado residents committed to practicing nursing in Colorado; must be students in an approved Colorado Nursing Program; must have a minimum of 3.25 GPA (for undergraduate applicants) or 3.5 GPA (for graduate applicants); must have one of the following student statuses: (1) Junior or senior level BSN undergraduate students; (2) RN enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program in a school of nursing; (3) Students in second year of nursing studies in an associate degree in nursing program; (4) RN with master’s degree in nursing, currently practicing in Colorado and enrolled in a doctoral program; (5) Students in second or third year of a Doctorate Nursing Practice (DNP) program.

How Winners are Selected

Selection will be based on professional philosophy and goals; dedication to the improvement of patient care in Colorado; demonstrated commitment to nursing, critical thinking skills and potential for leadership; involvement in community and professional organizations; GPA-minimum of 3.25 undergraduate, 3.5 graduate; financial need; recommendation of one faculty member; and employer/supervisor recommendation.

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Email Contact:

Colorado Nurses Foundation
PO Box 3406
Englewood, CO 80155

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