Scholarships are competitive most of the time. It is awarded to the most deserving student and there are several criteria to meet for the applicants. If you are an applicant to any scholarship program, get to know if it is open to all students or to particular degree program. There will be lesser competition if the scholarship is offered only to certain degree program. Still the requirements will still be stiff. Since scholarships are competitive in nature, the candidate must show the donor that they truly deserve the scholarship.
For students taking up nursing degree and looking for nursing scholarship or financial assistance, the Mary Serra Gili Scholarship Award is open to you. This is one of the many scholarship program by The ExceptionalNurse.com. This is a specific scholarship for nursing students who has documented disability.The applicant must be enrolled full-time in this degree program. The assistance was funded by Thomas Gili.
The amount of scholarship is set at $250 with one year duration. To become eligible for this scholarship, the applicants must be students that has documented disability and must be applied for full-time to or already admitted to accredited university/college with nursing degree program. Interested applicants can download the application packet online at ExceptionalNurse.com. Applicants must complete the application form and part of the process is to provide three recommendation letters from persons who can attest to the applicant’s academic capabilities as well as character reference. An essay of 1-2 pages, official transcript of records of the college course taken and documentation of disability (medical verification) are also part of the requirements. All of these documents must be submitted on or before June 1. The scholarship is open every year.