Barbara Shay Memorial Nursing Scholarship

The Barbara Shay Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established to help Arizona students graduating from Kofa or Cibola High School in their Nursing studies at Arizona Western College or NAU Yuma.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Graduating senior at Kofa or Cibola High School, or current college student who graduated from Kofa or Cibola High School
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Plan to pursue a career as a Registered Nurse
  • Planning to attend Arizona Western College or NAU Yuma
  • Full time

Application Requirements in Addition to the General Application Questions:

  • The Barbara Shay Memorial Nursing Scholarship requires that a THIRD recommendation be submitted on behalf of interested applicants. The general application requires that two individuals submit responses to a set of questions about applicants online. This request should go to a third individual. Do not send this request to a reference you used in your general application submission. This reference should come from a third individual who will write and upload a strong letter of recommendation on your behalf. Ideally, this would be a mentor in the nursing field, as this scholarship is for students intent on careers as Registered Nurses.
  • Student must complete the additional essay required.

Award Details:
$1000 split into two payments, one at the start of each semester. Must enroll full time.

Donor
Barbara Shay
Award
$2,000
Deadline
03/15/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit a personal essay detailing your educational goals, and education program necessary to achieve that goal. What qualifies you for this scholarship - i.e. contributions to community/church?
  2. Additional Letter of Recommendation

    The Barbara Shay Memorial Nursing Scholarship requires that a THIRD recommendation be submitted on behalf of interested applicants. The general application requires that two individuals submit responses to a set of questions about applicants online. This request should go to a third individual. *Do not send this request to a reference you used in your general application submission.* This reference should come from a third individual who will write and upload a strong letter of recommendation on your behalf. *Ideally, this would be a mentor in the nursing field*, as this scholarship is for students who are intent on careers as Registered Nurses.