# of Recipients:
October 31, 2023
To provide scholarships for qualified nursing students from both rural and urban settings.
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.
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.