Annie Lou Overton Scholarship

The organization named Georgia Nurses Foundation has established a scholarship program that is aimed to financially help those residents of the state of Georgia who are interested in taking up a degree or course in nursing. The Annie Lou Overton Scholarship is designed to prioritize those nurses who intend to work within the State of Georgia after taking their Bachelor of Science in Nursing. They also must be fulltime students.

The scholarship was named after Annie Lou Overton who held the position of Executive Director for the Georgia Nurses Association. She sat as the head of the association for good number of years. Her main goal during her time as Executive Director was to strengthen the association in every way possible.

The scholarship program has successfully instilled through the Georgia Nurses Association all of Overton’s legacy. The scholarships helps those students who are in financial difficulty achieve their goal of becoming nurses some day.

The amount granted to successful applicants ranges from five-hundred dollars to one-thousand U.S. dollars. The scholarship program lasts for one whole year.

The deadline of application is on the 15th of June. This is only available during odd numbered years.

For those who are interested in the program you can log onto their website at

They are located Scholarship Committee 3032 Briarcliff Road, NE – Atlanta (30329-2655).

Interested parties may call 404-325-5536 or send email to


Amount: $500-$1,000
Length: 1 year
Deadline: June 15, odd years only
Other Req: RESIDES IN GA state, ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS: Full-time student
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