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:

  • This scholarship is available to students enrolling for the first time in the spring or fall 2017 semesters and who are registered for at least 9 credits per regular semester.
  • 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.
  • 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 have completed 12 credit hours of graduate study and have at least half of their credit hours remaining.
  • 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 Deadlines

Priority Deadline: April 23
Final Deadline: May 21

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