The Nancy Gerald Memorial Nursing Scholarship is open to the junior or senior college students who needs financial assistance so they can complete their education. As in any other scholarship grants, the Nancy Gerald Memorial Nursing Scholarship also requires certain qualifications from its potential candidates.
Part of the requirement for this scholarship program is that the candidate must major in nursing, and at the same time must be a full time student at either the Amarillo College or Texas A & M University. Another requirement that this scholarship program requires from its candidate is that he or she must have a grade point average of no less than 2.5, and that he or she must be a resident of one of the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas panhandle.
The Nancy Gerald Memorial Nursing Scholarship is awarded by the Amarillo Area Foundation, and the amount of scholarship that it provides its recipients is worth $500 which is non- renewable. Students who are eligible to apply for this scholarship may access the application through the website of the Amarillo Area Foundation. In order to access the application, the applicant is required to create a login as well as a password.
Aside from the completed application, other supporting documents are also needed to be submitted such as proof of residency or US citizenship, transcript of records, as well as SAT/ ACT scores. Another document that is needed to be submitted to the program is the most recent IRS Form 1040 of the applicant and two letters of recommendation.