Nursing scholarships are available

December 17, 2012

Nursing scholarships are available

Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania, a nonprofit foundation created to recognize and retain nurses in Pennsylvania, is offering scholarships for those who are pursuing an education in nursing.

The scholarships will be awarded in the spring and can be used for tuition, books and/or educational fees.

To qualify, an applicant must:

• Be a resident of Pennsylvania;

• Be admitted to a nursing school in Pennsylvania that prepares students to become a licensed practical nurse or a registered nurse, or those working toward an advanced degree;

• Have a minimum grade-point average of B according to the school’s standards;

• Have completed or be enrolled in at least one course designated as nursing.

Applicants cannot have previously received a Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania scholarship.

Deadline to apply is Jan. 31. For more information or to download an application, view the NAP website,



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