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Attention Nursing Students!!! Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship!!

Posted 9 months ago by Quentin Smith

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Attention Nursing Students!!! Applications are now being accepted for the

Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship!!

History
The Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship Fund was established in 2004 by the Pittsburgh Black Nurses In Action and was named after Evelyn Paige Parker who was a dedicated nurse and member of the organization.

Eligibility Criteria
Below are the minimum requirements to be considered for the award. Eligible applicants must meet each of the following requirements to be considered for the award:

  1. Must be currently enrolled in a nursing program (ADN, BSN, Diploma, Graduate or Advanced Practice Nursing education) as of the beginning of the Fall 2017 semester.

  2. Must have completed at least one (1) full year in nursing education. (If not must be enrolled in a nursing second-degree program).

  3. Be in good scholastic standing as indicated by 3.0 or better GPA at time of application.

  4. Must currently be taking at least 6 credit hours per semester.

  5. Must have at least one (1) full year of nursing education remaining

Scholarship Amount
One, $1,000 scholarship will be awarded from this Fund in 2017. Based on grants received by Pittsburgh Black Nurses in Action,  more scholarship funds may become available and will follow the same eligibility criteria as the Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship. In 2016, PBNIA awarded $6,000 in scholarships.
Timeline
Application submission is currently open and will closes on April 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM/EST.
How to Apply
To apply, click on the link below(via download attached pdf) and select the Pittsburgh Black Nurses In Action Scholarship Application.

Click here to get started on your scholarship application!

Note the online application is only available during the application period, noted in the Timeline above

Scholarship application process and funds are managed by the Poise Foundation. More information can be found on the following link http://www.poisefoundation.org/evelyn-paige-parker-scholarship-fund and https://pittsburghbna.nursingnetwork.com/ or calling PBNIA 412-223-7642


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