Conway Scholarship

Conway Scholars: A Way to Open Doors to Your Career

‌You have the opportunity to receive a full* scholarship, thanks to the generosity of William and Joanne Conway.

RN-to-BSN

How It Works:

  • The scholarship is available to newly enrolled students registered for a minimum of 9 credits per regular semester.
    • You do not need to have been already accepted to UMSON to apply.
  • Scholarship funding covers in-state tuition, fees, and books,* and it will be awarded for the duration of your academic program.

Applicants Must:

  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • submit an essay of 300 words or less that addresses these questions:
    • How will this scholarship affect your life and career aspirations?
    • How will you use the knowledge you acquire to impact future patients and the nursing profession?

Conway Scholars Must:

  • remain in good academic standing
  • consult with mentor three times per semester
  • attend required Conway Scholars events and activities.

BSN

How It Works:

  • The scholarship is available to newly enrolled students registered for a minimum of 12 credits per regular semester.
    • You do not need to have been already accepted to UMSON to apply.
  • Scholarship funding covers in-state tuition, fees, and books,* and it will be awarded for the duration of your academic program.

Applicants Must:

  • submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA**
  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • submit an essay of 300 words or less that addresses these questions:
    • How will this scholarship affect your life and career aspirations?
    • How will you use the knowledge you acquire to impact future patients and the nursing profession?

**Your scholarship may be adjusted at any point during the semester if your financial aid awards exceed your cost of attendance or financial need.

Conway Scholars Must:

  • maintain full-time status
  • remain in good academic standing
  • consult with mentor three times per semester
  • attend required Conway Scholars events and activities.

 

CNL, MS, DNP, and PhD

How It Works

  • The scholarship is available to current students who will have completed 12 credit hours of graduate study by the start of the semester for which the Conway Scholarship is awarded and have at least half of their credit hours remaining.
  • DNP and PhD students may apply for Conway Scholarships for the fall semester only. 
  • Scholarship funding covers in-state tuition  and fees,* and it will be awarded for the remainder of your academic program.

Applicants Must:

  • express a commitment to either:
    • serve as a clinical preceptor
    • teach as a clinical instructor
    • secure a full-time faculty position within three years of graduation
  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • submit an essay of 300 words or less that addresses these questions:
    • How will this scholarship affect your life and career aspirations?
    • How will you use the knowledge you acquire to impact future patients and the nursing profession?

Conway Scholars Must:

  • maintain a course load of at least 6 credit hours per semester (unless it is your final semester of study)
  • remain in good academic standing
  • attend required Conway Scholars events and activities.

Teaching Certificate

How It Works

  • The scholarship is available to nurses who have completed a master’s or doctoral degree within the past five years who commit to completing the 12-credit post-graduate certificate in teaching.
  • Scholarship funding covers in-state tuition and fees,* and it will be awarded for the remainder of your academic program.

Applicants Must:

  • express a commitment to either:
    • serve as a clinical preceptor
    • teach as a clinical instructor
    • secure a full-time faculty position within three years of graduation
  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • submit an essay of 300 words or less that addresses these questions:
    • How will this scholarship affect your life and career aspirations?
    • How will you use the knowledge you acquire to impact future patients and the nursing profession?

Conway Scholars Must:

  • remain in good academic standing
  • attend required Conway Scholars events and activities.

* Student health insurance charge is not covered.

Karla Armijo, BSN '16, RN"[The Conway Scholarship has] helped out a lot financially. Having a family, two kids, everything we have to pay, it gave me the opportunity to go full time so I was able to finish quickly and not put my career on hold." - Karla Armijo, BSN '16, RN

Application Deadline

Deadline:
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EST

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