Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarship in Nursing & Medical Service 2013, USA

Brief description

The Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarships is offered in the field of Nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical service for national and international students in USA – 2013

Accepted Subject Areas?

Nursing, Respiratory Care or Emergency Medical Service

About Scholarship

The Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarships recognize the outstanding academic and leadership accomplishments of students who are enrolled in regionally accredited community college programs in registered nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical services. Scholarships is offered for national and international students enrolled in regionally accredited community college programs  in USA

Applicants must have completed 50% of their course work leading towards achieving an associate degree by June 2013. (Certificate students are not eligible to apply).Nursing scholarship

Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified

Scholarship Type: Nursing Scholarships

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

  • Applicants need not be members of Phi Theta Kappa to apply.
  • Candidates must have completed by June 2013 at least 50 percent of course work in an associate degree registered nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical services program at a regionally accredited community college. Students selected as Frank Lanza Scholars will be required to submit verification.
  • Applicants must provide documentation of enrollment in a minimum of six semester hours for the fall 2013 semester at a regionally accredited community college in an associate degree registered nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical services program.
  • Part-time students, full-time students and international students are eligible to apply.
  • Students with previous associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees are eligible to apply.
  • Pre-major students and certificate students are ineligible to apply.
  • The director of the program in which the applicant is enrolled (registered nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical services) must complete the Institutional Certification and Eligibility Form by the application deadline. Failure to submit this form will result in an incomplete application.
  • Applicants must post a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0 on all course work at the time of application, with no courses marked as incomplete.
  • The student must hold temporary or permanent residency in the country of the community college the student is attending or possess a visa considered appropriate by the college.
  • The applicant’s record must be free from suspension, probation or other disciplinary action.
  • The applicant’s record must be free from any criminal conduct or if the applicant is a convicted felon, he or she must have completed all conditions of sentencing, including probation.

How Many Scholarships are available? 20

What are the benefits?

Up to 20 scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded in 2013, for a total of $50,000 in scholarships. All scholarships will be disbursed in one payment, taking place upon confirmation of the recipient’s enrollment in a minimum of six semester hours at a regionally accredited community college in an eligible degree program.

How long will sponsorship last? Onetime scholarship

Eligible Countries

US citizens and international students

To be taken at (country): USA

Application Deadline

Open from February 27 to April 30.

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply

  • Complete and submit a Spring Common Application online no later than 5:00 pm, CDT, April 30, 2013.
  • Materials may not be submitted by fax or email.
  • Partial materials, even submitted before the deadline, will be deemed ineligible.

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Sponsors

Frank Lanza Memorial

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