Wilna G. Tygum Scholarship

Wilna G. Tygum was a career nurse in Wisconsin and Arizona. Concerned about the shortage of nurses in the state of Arizona, and the rising costs of a nursing education, Mrs. Tygum created this scholarship to benefit nursing students at Arizona colleges.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Accepted by and enrolled in the Nursing Program at an Arizona college; or
  • Current undergraduate student in good standing in the Nursing Program at an accredited Arizona college or university.
  • Graduate of an Arizona high school.
  • Financial need as indicated on the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Arizona resident

Award Details:

  • One time award of $1000, split into two payments, one at the start of each semester.
  • Scholarship is not automatically renewed; prior recipients may re-apply to be considered with the current applicants.