Bluefield, VA – Bluefield University School of Nursing will host its first annual scholarship competition in July. Graduating 2022 high school seniors who are interested in receiving their baccalaureate in nursing at Bluefield University are invited to compete for a four-year scholarship valued up to $100,000. Five runners-up will each receive a $2,000 annual scholarship.
Scholarship Application Requirements:
- Official high school transcript with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher
- One letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, or clergy
- A two-page (double-spaced) essay that describes why you want to become a nurse
- Participation in a virtual interview with the Bluefield University School of Nursing Scholarship Committee
To be eligible to compete, students must apply by July 8, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Interviews will be held in late June and early July. A final decision will be announced by July 15.
Students who receive the scholarship must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or above and agree to serve 45 hours per semester as a campus tutor for nursing students. Only high school seniors graduating in 2022 are eligible to participate in this scholarship competition. The scholarship covers tuition only and cannot be used for room and board or fees.
Any eligible student who is interested can contact [email protected]
For more information, contact Rebecca Kasey, director of public relations at [email protected]