WCCF Scholarships

WCCF Scholarships

Scholarships tagged with "nursing"

Certain Scholarships listed below require a WCCF Financial Information Form to be included with the application. If this form is required, a link will be provided under the scholarship description.

If you have yet to determine which educational institution you will be attending at the time of completing the scholarship application, please list your first school of choice on the application. Changes may be made after the application is completed by contacting the Foundation at wccf@sssnet.com.

Scholarships through WCCF may be used for tuition and fees (not including room and board) required for enrollment or attendance at the educational instituion. Fees, books, supplies and equipment directly required for courses of instruction are eligible if they can be purchased directly from the school. If the scholarship is used for any other expense, the IRS considers it taxable income for the student.

Note: If you are a recipient of a scholarship through the Wayne County Community Foundation, all monetary awards will be made payable to your account at the post-secondary school you will be or are attending. Unless otherwise stated, checks will be issued in July, prior to the new school year. No checks will be awarded directly to any individuals. No awards shall be made to students with less than two grade “terms” (quarters, semesters, etc.) left before graduating from the program.

Scholarship Information

Akron

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Ashland County

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Dalton

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Doylestown

Wadsworth - Rittman Hospital Medical Staff Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be graduating seniors of Rittman High School or Chippewa High School, located in Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must have a minimum 3.20 GPA, on a 4.00 scale, and be enrolled or enrolling as a full-time student at a four-year educational institution, pursuing a field of study in the medical, nursing, or health services professions.
Term: One Year
Amount: $3,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two (one Rittman, one Chippewa)
Contact: Chippewa High School Guidance Office
Deadline: February 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: chippewa, health services, medical, nursing, rittman
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Holmes County

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Northwestern

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Norwayne

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Orrville

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Rittman

Wadsworth - Rittman Hospital Medical Staff Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be graduating seniors of Rittman High School or Chippewa High School, located in Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must have a minimum 3.20 GPA, on a 4.00 scale, and be enrolled or enrolling as a full-time student at a four-year educational institution, pursuing a field of study in the medical, nursing, or health services professions.
Term: One Year
Amount: $3,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two (one Rittman, one Chippewa)
Contact: Rittman High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ritt_jhumes@tccsa.net
Deadline: Due to Guidance Office by February 16
Application: Download this application
Keywords: chippewa, health services, medical, nursing, rittman
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Smithville

Duane and Leonette Rowe Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a current graduating senior of Smithville High School or a previous recipient of the award. He/she must be enrolled or enrolling in a program that will lead to a Bachelor’s or an advanced degree in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or primary healthcare (RN, nurse practitioner, physician’s assistant, or family care MD/DO). Graduating seniors must have a minimum of a 3.20 GPA (on a 4.00 point scale) and an ACT score of no less than 30 or its equivalent SAT score. Currently enrolled college applicants must be in good standing as a full time student and have no less than a 3.00 GPA (on a 4.00 point scale). Preference shall be given to applicant with exemplary leadership, community service, and participation in extracurricular actives.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,800
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 30: Online Application
Keywords: engineering, health care, nursing, science, smithville, technology
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Triway

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Wayne County

Carlos Appleman Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Wayne County, Ohio and have earned their high school diploma or GED. Applicants must be pursuing a degree to become an LPN, RN, Nurse Practitioner (NP) or other healthcare occupations as deemed by the scholarship committee. First preference shall be given to applicants who demonstrate financial hardship and/or those attending Wayne County Schools Career Center. Scholarships are not automatically renewable, but existing recipients may reapply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: career center, financial need, nursing, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

Donna Devore Lowe Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate or current graduating senior of a high school located in Wayne County, Ohio who is enrolled or enrolling in an accredited educational institution to obtain a Bachelor's degree in nursing. Applicant must have resided in Wayne County, Ohio for at least three (3) consecutive years within the past ten (10) years, with preference given to current Wayne County, Ohio residents. Applicants must be actively engaged in community service and demonstrate leadership characteristics. Applicant must also demonstrate financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: financial need, nursing, science, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

Knetzer-Urwin Family Scholarship

Eligibility: Current graduating seniors of any Wayne County high school, with the exception of Dalton High School, enrolled/enrolling as a full-time student at a 2 or 4-year educational institution and pursuing a field of study in the medical, nursing, or health services professions.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000 each
Number of New Awards Each Year: Three
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1: Online Application
Keywords: health, medical, nursing, wayne county
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Mathilda "Tillie" Lorincz Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior of the LPN class at Wayne County Schools Career Center who is enrolled in college as a full-time student studying to become a Registered Nurse. The scholarship is based on financial need and the potential to succeed in the nursing field.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,250
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Schools Career Center Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 20
Application: Download this application
Keywords: career center, financial need, nursing, wayne county

Sprenger Health Care Scholarship

Distinction: This scholarship recognizes Grace Sprenger and her lifelong encouragement, compassion and care for people with illness, disease and rehabilitative injuries.
Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who are enrolling in or currently enrolled in the Wayne Adult School of Practical Nursing offered by the Wayne County Schools Career Center on a full-time basis. Previous applicants and recipients of this scholarship may reapply. Preference given towards those pursuing a nursing career in long term care.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000 ($2,500 each)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: career center, nursing, wayne county
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Wallace & Catherine Lytle Family Scholarship

Eligibility: A student who graduated from a Wayne County high school or has lived in Wayne County for three years. The student must be pursuing a degree as a Licensed Practitioner Nurse, Registered Nurse, speech, physical or occupational therapist. This scholarship can be for full-time or part-time students of any age who have financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $3,350
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: financial need, nursing, speech, therapist, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

Wayne County Nursing Consortium Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County students who plan to pursue a career in nursing.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,845
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 16
Application: Download this application
Keywords: nursing, wayne county
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Waynedale

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Wooster

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Available to Adults

Carlos Appleman Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Wayne County, Ohio and have earned their high school diploma or GED. Applicants must be pursuing a degree to become an LPN, RN, Nurse Practitioner (NP) or other healthcare occupations as deemed by the scholarship committee. First preference shall be given to applicants who demonstrate financial hardship and/or those attending Wayne County Schools Career Center. Scholarships are not automatically renewable, but existing recipients may reapply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: career center, financial need, nursing, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

Sprenger Health Care Scholarship

Distinction: This scholarship recognizes Grace Sprenger and her lifelong encouragement, compassion and care for people with illness, disease and rehabilitative injuries.
Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who are enrolling in or currently enrolled in the Wayne Adult School of Practical Nursing offered by the Wayne County Schools Career Center on a full-time basis. Previous applicants and recipients of this scholarship may reapply. Preference given towards those pursuing a nursing career in long term care.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000 ($2,500 each)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: career center, nursing, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application

Wallace & Catherine Lytle Family Scholarship

Eligibility: A student who graduated from a Wayne County high school or has lived in Wayne County for three years. The student must be pursuing a degree as a Licensed Practitioner Nurse, Registered Nurse, speech, physical or occupational therapist. This scholarship can be for full-time or part-time students of any age who have financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $3,350
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: financial need, nursing, speech, therapist, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

Wayne County Nursing Consortium Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County students who plan to pursue a career in nursing.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,845
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 16
Application: Download this application
Keywords: nursing, wayne county
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Corporate Scholarships

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