Who Can Apply: The Deaconess Foundation Nursing Scholarship will provide grants of up to $10,000 to approximately 15 students annually. These grants are renewable through completion of a bachelor’s degree or up to ten semesters. The Deaconess Foundation provides the funding for this scholarship, which is administered jointly by The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis and The St. Louis American Foundation.
To be eligible to apply, students must meet the following criteria:
- Be pursuing a nursing degree at an accredited, nonprofit school
- Be a permanent resident of one of these counties where Deaconess Foundation focuses its efforts: St. Louis City, St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, or St. Charles counties in Missouri or Madison, Monroe, St. Clair counties in Illinois.
- Demonstrate significant financial need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or similar need calculations. Students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) over $15,000 must have significant and extenuating circumstances to be considered.
- Have achieved a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average
Deadline: April 15, 2021