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Scholarship Guideline

Academic Nursing Scholarships Criteria for Academic Scholarship

Licensed Practical Nursing Program (LPN)

  1. Students must be accepted into the LPN program
  2. The scholarship will be awarded only to incoming first time admissions, and will only pay for courses listed in the nursing curriculum.
  3. Minimum 3.0 college cumulative GPA / 3.5 high school cumulative GPA
  4. ACT composite score of 18/ copy of report must be submitted along with the application.
  5. The student must complete all courses listed in the LPN curriculum with a minimum grade of C (75%) and maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  6. Failure of a nursing course results in forfeiture of the scholarship.
  7. Academic Nursing Scholarships will not be awarded in conjunction with other full tuition and fee scholarships.
  8. All applicants must apply for federal financial aid
  9. Students must submit the application by the published deadline date.
  10. Academic scholarship covers tuition for 3 semesters.
Associate Degree Nursing (ADN): Generic Program
  1. Student must be accepted into the Generic Associate Degree Nursing program.
  2. The scholarship will be awarded only to incoming first time admissions and, will only pay for courses listed in the nursing curriculum.
  3. Minimum 3.0 college cumulative GPA / 3.5 high school cumulative GPA.
  4. ACT composite score of 20/copy of report must be submitted along with application.
  5. The scholarship is renewable a second year provided the student completes all courses listed in the generic ADN curriculum, with a minimum grade of C (75%) and, maintain a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  6. Failure of a nursing course results in forfeiture of the scholarship.
  7. Academic Nursing Scholarships will not be awarded in conjunction with other full tuition and fees scholarships.
  8. All applicants must apply for federal financial aid.
  9. Students must submit application by the published deadline date.
  10. Academic scholarship covers tuition for 5 semesters.
Associate Degree Nursing (ADN): Upward Mobility Program
  1. Student must be an LPN who has been accepted for admission into the Upward Mobility track of the Associated Degree Nursing program.
  2. The scholarship will be awarded only to incoming first time admissions, and will only pay for courses listed in the nursing curriculum.
  3. Minimum 2.5 cumulative colleges GPA.
  4. The student must complete all courses listed in the mobility curriculum with a minimum grade of C (75%) and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  5. Failure of a nursing course will result in forfeiture of the scholarship
  6. Academic Nursing Scholarships will not be awarded in conjunction with other full tuition and fees scholarships.
  7. All applicants must apply for federal financial aid.
  8. Students must submit the application by the published deadline date
  9. Academic scholarship covers tuition for 3 semesters.
 Career Ladder Scholarships
  • Award 1: A WCCS Nursing Assistant program graduate admitted to the LPN program at WCCS
  • Award 2: A WCCS LPN Program graduate admitted to the Mobility program at WCCS.
  1. Students must be accepted into the designated program (LPN or ADN) for the scholarship to be awarded.
  2. Minimum 2.5 college cumulative GPA for LPN students entering the upward mobility program.
  3. Minimum 3.0 college cumulative GPA for Nursing Assistant students entering the LPN program.
  4. Must complete all courses listed in the designated curriculum with a minimum grade of C (75%) and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  5. Failure of a nursing course will result in forfeiture of the scholarship.
  6. Letter of recommendation required from the Director of the LPN and NAS programs.
  7. Academic Nursing Scholarships will not be awarded in conjunction with other full tuition and fees scholarships.
  8. All applicants must apply for federal financial aid.
  9. Student must submit application by the published deadline date.
  10. Career ladder scholarships cover tuition for 3 semesters.
 Criteria for Tuition Assistance Scholarship
  1. Student must be accepted into the ADN, LPN, or NAS program to receive a Tuition Assistance Scholarship.
  2. Student must complete all courses in the designated curriculum with a minimum grade of C (75%) and maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  3. Tuition Assistance Scholarship may only be used to pay for courses listed in the ADN, LPN, and NAS curriculums.
  4. Students must demonstrate a documented need, per FAFSA records.
  5. Tuition assistance will not be awarded in conjunction with other full tuition and fees scholarships
  6. Failure of a nursing course results in forfeiture of this scholarship.
  7. All applicants must apply for federal financial aid.
  8. Student must submit application by the published deadline date.
  9. Tuition assistance scholarships will be awarded in the amount of 500.00 per semester
(x) 2 for RN and LPN students; and 200.00 (x) 1 semester for Nursing Assistance students.
 
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