Dorothy "Pat" Sass Memorial Scholarship Fund-SC4 Foundation

The Scholarship Fund is preferably to be used for the sole benefit of any full time SC4 ADN nursing student based on the following criteria established by the Donor as follows:

-Recipient preferably will have worked in a nursing home, assisted living, or skilled nursing center for a minimum of two years.

-Recipient must have completed all general education competencies for graduation and all ADN nursing program prerequisites.

-Recipient will be admitted into the SC4 ADN Nursing Program.

-Recipient must maintain grades and other program requirements each semester to retain continued scholarship funding.

-Scholarship funding will be made on a semester-by-semester basis after review of scholarship recipient’s grades and progress.

-Second year recipient must specify by April 1 of the first year of scholarship if s/he plans to use second year funding.

-A thank you note must be sent to Cindy Rourke (cinrour@comcast.net) no later than two weeks after acceptance of the scholarship. Failure to do so will result in loss of scholarship.

_Applicants for this scholarship will be required to submit:
– Documentation of employment history
– Two letters of reference – one from an employer/supervisor and one from a SC4 instructor,
-Resume, and completion of online essay – In a one page essay document:
-State the reason or reasons why you went into the field of nursing.
-Also specify what you will do once you are employed as a nurse
– to demonstrate that you are not the run of a mill nurse
– and why patients and colleagues in your field will be able to look up to you and depend upon you.

Award
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Deadline
03/18/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you been admitted to the ADN program?
  2. Please submit a name and email address for a letter of reference from an employer or supervisor.
  3. Have you or are you currently working in in a nursing home, assisted living, or skilled nursing center and worked there for 2 years?
  4. Please submit a name and e-mail for a reference from one of yoru SC4 instructors
  5. Please submit an essay explaining the reason or reasons why you went into the field of nursing. Also specify what you will do once you are employed as a nurse to demonstrate that you are not the run of a mill nurse and why patients and colleagues in your field will be able to look up to you and depend upon you.
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