The purpose of this scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to nursing students completing requirements for a degree at a state-approved and nationally-accredited school of nursing.
In lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic, VNA will be opening a one-time fall scholarship application window.
All applications must include:
- A transcript from the college or university that provides evidence of academic standing, current enrollment in nursing courses required for the nursing degree and completion of at least four nursing courses. A copy of a transcript is acceptable. VNF reserves the right to verify enrollment.
- A personal statement written by the applicant that describes why the individual chose a career in nursing and explains any financial need.
- A resume that includes community service, employment, awards, scholarships, professional organizations, and any honors received.
- One letter of recommendation from a faculty member who can speak to the applicant's character and potential. An optional second letter of recommendation may also be included.
NOTE: Student must be a Virginia resident and have 3.0 or higher GPA out of 4.0 to apply.