Who Can Apply: John E. Watkins and Sally W. Horm, children of Alna R. Watkins, offer financial support through the Alna R. Watkins Endowed Scholarship to a student who has been accepted into the Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNC-PN to associate level RN program) at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana. This is a fall-spring scholarship and is paid in two consecutive semesters during the same academic year. The dollar amount and number of scholarships awarded are based on fund availability.
Continued eligibility is subject to academic performance and other scholarship criteria as follows:
- 1. Student must be a current ARNEC student at the U of A Hope-Texarkana
- 2. Student must currently work in the health care industry
- 3. Student must submit with the scholarship application a recommendation from current employer
- 4. Preference given to current employees of Hillcrest Care and Rehabilitation Center, or its successor engaging in the activity of providing long term care, located in Prescott, Arkansas, pursuing a higher degree in the nursing (health) profession.
Deadline: January 30, 2020