The purpose of this scholarship is to provide opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to learn about the expanding role of nurses in modern health care and gain valuable skills to use in their academic and professional career.

Students preparing to enter their junior or senior year of high school are eligible to receive a scholarship toward the cost to attend the Summer Nursing Experience at Research College of Nursing. Students can expect to explore the field of nursing, shadow professional nurses, get hands-on experience and make new friends. Scholarships are made possible through a grant provided by the R.A. Long Foundation. If awarded, scholarships are in the amount of $75. Families will be asked to provide the remaining $25.


In order to receive a scholarship, the student must be admitted to the Summer Nursing Experience. Applications for the Summer Nursing Experience are accepted through Research College of Nursing. 


The deadline to apply is May 15.


Scholarship selection is based on the following questions.

  1. What factors influenced your interest in a nursing career?
  2. Why do you wish to attend the Summer Nursing Experience?
  3. Why are you in need of a scholarship?
  4. Why do you believe you should be selected?

Please note all applications must be completed online. The system requires that you submit all information at the same time. You will not be able to start your application and come back to it at a later time.

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