Nursing Scholarship Information

NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS

There are a variety of nursing scholarships available to qualified applicants for the 2017 - 2018 academic year;  see below and also please see the ECU Foundation’s website for specifics at www.ecok.edu/foundation. Click on “Scholarships by Dept/Program” & select “Nursing.” The ECU School of Nursing scholarship application submission deadline is December 16, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to your campus’s office administrator. Scholarship recipients will be notified through the ECU Foundation after spring break. If you have any questions, please contact your campus’s program coordinator for more information. Good luck!

 

  • All scholarships require full-time attendance (12 hours per sem.) unless indicated otherwise.
  • All scholarships require a 3.0 cumulative GPA – any exceptions must be approved by the SON director or the Foundation's Scholarship Committee.
  • All scholarships are for fall & spring semesters only (summers not included) unless indicated otherwise.
  • All scholarship recipients are selected by the SON, with final approval by the Foundation’s Scholarship Committee.

 

NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS (as of 4-12-16)

DR. CHARLES BARRICK IN MEMORY OF J.D. HANEY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the department.  Dr. Barrick established this scholarship in memory of his good friend, J.D. Haney, after Mr. Haney’s death.

BRILES SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded based on need and a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Originally established as a part of the Federal Student Loan Program, this scholarship was transferred to the ECU Foundation in 1995.

DCT COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND SCIENCES CENTENNIAL ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be available to all students in the College of Health and Sciences, with priority given to students pursuing a master’ degree in a discipline housed in the College of Health and Sciences at the time of the award.  Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA and be classified as a junior or above.  To receive this scholarship applicants must provide a plan for a community service project (preferably a project that benefits the Ada community), that will be completed during their junior year, and that is verified by a mentoring faculty member.  Preference will be given to students providing evidence of community service during their freshman/sophomore year(s).  For the scholarship to be renewed during the students’ senior year, they must complete a community service project in collaboration with mentoring a faculty member during their junior year or the student must have presented the activities and results of one of their previous community service projects at a state, regional, national, or international conference during their junior year and provide an acceptable update for the current service project.

HIGGINBOTHAM FAMILY NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the department.  Dorothy Higginbotham was an ECU alumna who understood and recognized the value of higher education, and established this scholarship as part of her estate planning.

CLYDE AND JAMIE SAVAGE LEACH NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be used for assistance with books and equipment for students who have been admitted to the nursing program.  The selection of recipients will be made by the Nursing Department.  Clyde and Jamie Leach, Ada business owners, are the donors of this scholarship - Jamie is a former nurse who understands the expenses and challenges involved in attending nursing school. 

NURSING STUDENT AWARD FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior nursing student with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

FRED AND MARY PFEFFER SCHOLARSHIP (biology, computer science, environmental health science, nursing, chemistry)
This scholarship will be awarded to one student in each of the listed categories, requires a minimum 3.25 GPA, and will be awarded for up to 8 consecutive semesters as long as all scholarship requirements are met. The Pfeffers are long-time residents of Ada, and have shown tremendous generosity in assisting ECU students.

ESSIE ROARK COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND SCIENCES CENTENNIAL ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be available to all students in the College of Health and Sciences, with priority given to students pursuing a master’ degree in a discipline housed in the College of Health and Sciences at the time of the award.  Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA and be classified as a junior or above.  To receive this scholarship applicants must provide a plan for a research project that will be completed during their junior year and that is verified by a mentoring faculty member. Preference will be given to students providing evidence of research with mentoring faculty during their freshman/sophomore year(s).  For the scholarship to be renewed during the students’ senior year, they must complete a research project in collaboration with mentoring a faculty member during their junior year or the student must have presented previous research at a  state, regional, national, or international conference during their junior year and provide an acceptable update for the current research project.

FRANCES AND ELIZABETH SCHMELLING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the department.  Dr. Stephen Schmelling established this scholarship in memory of his wife Elizabeth and her mother Frances.  Both were nurses, and Elizabeth was a long-time faculty member at ECU.

VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the department.

Scholarship Application Form for Nursing Students