A degree in nursing is such as privilege to have. In fact, many individuals wish and hope to pursue a degree in nursing, but only some of them succeed. In is unfortunate that some of the deserving students are hindered by the financial woes. Indeed, a degree program in nursing, even if offered by a state university, cost much. Good thing, financial assistance are very accessible nowadays and are established to help deserving students to continue their education on nursing or any degree program. In turn, students can be obliged (or on their discretion) to provide some form of service to the donor of the financial assistance. Rarely is the case if the donor is a non-profit organization, but it is usual that the recipient gives back to them by providing services to his/her community or the organization he/she belongs after completing the studies.
For those hoping to purse a degree in nursing and having problems financially but truly have accelerated in terms of academics, there are scholarships designed for you. One example is the Nurse Practitioner Student Scholarship Award that is given by the American College of Nurse Practitioners/ACNP. The organization supports nurse practitioners with the advancement of their profession through this scholarship opportunity.
This scholarship will award $1,000 for deserving student who is a member of the ACNP. The scholarship has one year duration. Ask the ACNP if the scholarship can be renewed or if it will be renewed automatically. Candidates must have grade point average of 3.4 or higher than that to become eligible for this scholarship.
|GPA:||3.4 or better|
|Other Req:||Affiliated to ACNP (a member)|