The Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship was established in 2004 by the Pittsburgh black nurses in action and was named after Evelyn Paige Parker, who was a dedicated nurse and member of the organization. The scholarship is open to candidates who have completed one year of nursing school and is yet to complete their second year of education. All the candidates who have academic excellence of 3.0 or above GPA are eligible to file their applications. To apply, the candidates need to fill an online application form before June 1, 2021. The applicant must be currently taking six credit hours per semester to be eligible.
Two winning candidates will be rewarded with a monetary sum of $2500 and $1500, which can be used to carry the education and related expenses. The cost of education in the country has been consecutively rising, but it should not be a hindrance to your studies. The scholarship aims to reduce the financial burden of the candidate and aid their education. This is an excellent opportunity for you to lighten the fee burden from your family. Your service to the world is worth the scholarship. Please apply fast. Best wishes!
Poise Foundation envisions a Pittsburgh region in which all members of the black community are empowered and self-sufficient. They aim to assist the Black Community in achieving self-sustaining practices through strategic leadership, collective giving, grantmaking, and advocacy. Created in the format of a Community Foundation, POISE receives funds from a variety of donors. These funds are mainly unrestricted and used to support their grantmaking strategy or donor-directed specific charitable purposes.
Refer to the table below for further details:
|Educational Level||Nursing Student|
|Amount||$2500 & $1500|
|Number of Awards||2|
|Application Deadline||June 1, 2021|
Who May Be Eligible?
To be eligible for the scholarship, the candidates must satisfy the following criteria:
- Must have completed at least one year of nursing course.
- Must have at least one year of nursing school remaining.
- Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA
- Must currently be taking six credit hours per semester.
How to Apply?
For applying to the scholarship, the candidate needs to fill the online application form. Fill in all the details correctly for consideration of candidature.
One winning recipient will be awarded $2500 and the other with $1500.This opportunity can be helpful for financially challenged candidates. The fund will help to carry the education and related expenses. The rising cost of education in the country should not be a hurdle in the path of achievement of your goals.
The last date to submit your application is June 1, 2021. No applications after the due date will be entertained.