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 at least one recommendation be submitted on behalf of interested applicants. This reference should come from a an individual who will write 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
03/15/2020
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. I understand that the Barbara Shay Memorial Nursing Scholarship requires AT LEAST ONE and up to three submitted references on my behalf. Ideally the submitted reference would be a mentor in the nursing field, as this scholarship is for students who are intending to pursue a career as a Registered Nurse.
  3. Reference Request - Examples of good references include teachers, counselors, work managers, or supervisors of after-school activities and volunteer activities. Do not use relatives or friends. It is your responsibility to check the status of your references' submission and follow-up if necessary. You'll know references have been submitted because Requested (which appears when you enter a reference name and email) will have changed to Submitted in your application. To confirm their submission, log into your account and click Applications to check the status.
    • Please enter the first and last name and an email address for one of your chosen references below by clicking Add a New Reference.

      Once you have multiple requests for references, you will see a drop down menu listing them. Make sure the responses categorized as Submitted are selected prior to updating your application if you make a change or addition.
    • What is the relationship of this reference to you, the student?