Download the Nursing Scholarship Packet here (PDF)

Applicants must be residents of Nolan County and seniors at one of the high schools in the county. Complete the Application Form and return by mail along with the following supporting documents.

  1. A LETTER answering all of the following questions:

    1. Why do you want to be a nurse? How did you originally become interested in nursing as a career?

    2. What kind of nursing work to you plan on doing? Where do you plan to practice nursing (i.e., where and what kind of facility)?

    3. Why do you need scholarship assistance?

    4. Have you applied for or been granted other scholarships? If so, please answer the following:

        • Name of scholarship and/or grant

        • Amount you will receive

        • Which semesters

        • Will these scholarships/grants pay for books and tuition only

  2. TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION At least one on school letterhead from a current or past teacher, counselor or principal. We require that letter(s) of recommendation come from someone who is familiar with your academic record. The second letter may be from another non-family source such as a pastor, scout leader, employer.

  3. A COPY of your most recent TRANSCRIPT. An unofficial transcript is acceptable.

  4. A COPY of the LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE from the college you will be attending.

After you have assembled your application packet to mail to us, be sure to look over this list to verify you have included all the required documents. We also recommend that you make a copy of your complete application packet for your own file. Only complete application packets will be considered. Finalists may be required to have an interview with the selection committee and will be notified of the schedule for the interviews.