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In addition to university scholarships, CNHP students have the following scholarships available. Additional criteria may apply in order to qualify. Criteria and applications for 2013-2014 will be available outside the Dean's Office or any departmental office after January 2, 2013, and should be submitted to the Dean's Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 8, 2013.

College Specific Scholarships

NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital Scholarship Endowment

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time student admitted to any professional program in CNHP
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrates academic achievement
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Must be a junior or senior level student

Jon A. Linder/Douglas Jon Seitz Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Single parent who is an Arkansas resident
  • Student must have completed 50 undergraduate semester hours before being considered
  • Must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 (3.0/4.0) cumulative grade point average
  • Majoring in an undergraduate degree program of the following: (Listed in priority order): Nursing; Communication Disorders; Health Professions

Elizabeth A. Thomas Health Sciences

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Undergraduate CNHP student in final year of study
  • Preference given to students who are married and/or have young children at home
  • Financial need is NOT a requirement for this scholarship

Marie Deacon Landon Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time graduate student working toward a degree in physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy
  • Demonstrates academic achievement
  • Financial need is not a main criterion but may be considered
  • Satisfactory academic progress towards a degree

Nursing

Sister Patricia Lee Findley Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time BSN junior or senior level student
  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA
  • Active member of Arkansas State SNA
  • Plans to remain in Northeast Arkansas for at least one year post-graduation
  • Demonstrated financial need is NOT a requirement

Leet Family Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Strong consideration to minority students (Please voluntarily disclose on your application if you are a minority.)
  • Full-time student pursuing BSN degree.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • First preference to Poinsett County students (2nd Crittenden & 3rd, Craighead).
  • Preference will be given to applicant with financial need.

Ray H. Hall & Kathleen Scott Hall Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Senior student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Within 15 county area of Northeast Arkansas

Bill Penix, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time student entering or enrolled in Adult Health MSN degree program
  • Preference to students interested in public mental health nursing
  • Demonstrates academic achievement
  • Demonstrates commitment to nursing profession
  • Demonstrates satisfactory progress toward degree
  • Demonstrated financial need is NOT a requirement

Carla Brooks Spears Endowment in Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time AASN student on all campuses & degree sites
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Satisfactory academic progress toward degree
  • Skills and attitudes should demonstrate qualities beneficial to nursing profession

Susan Tolliver Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time AASN or BSN student
  • Evidence of academic achievement
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Preference to students who do not qualify for state-funded Academic Distinction Scholarships

Lillian G. & Homer G. Proctor Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • The applicant must be an admitted student in either the RN to BSN or BSN nursing program
  • The applicant must be a junior or senior-level student
  • Applicant must be enrolled in the nursing program at Arkansas State University – Mountain Home.

Linnie Wisdom-Maude Wilson Honors Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time student in BSN program (at least junior standing)
  • Must be Arkansas resident
  • Commitment to career in nursing
  • Outstanding academic achievement
  • Demonstrates financial need

Clopton Clinic Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Accepted into the BSN program and at junior status (60 hours).
  • Minimum 3.5 overall GPA.
  • Demonstrated financial need is NOT a requirement

William & Harriet Mildred Smith Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Must have completed the sophomore year of the BSN program (rising junior & senior level students)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Priority in selection process to a graduate of Brookland High School
  • If no BHS graduate is eligible, a Craighead County High School graduate will be eligible

Bartels Family Endowed Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time RN - BSN student
  • Resident of Arkansas
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Payable annually

Sigma Theta Tau International, Eta Theta Chapter Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Nursing who is a member of Sigma Theta Tau
  • Students must have an overall GPA of 3.5
  • Student must demonstrate leadership with a commitment to a career in nursing.

Dr. Angie and Fred Schmidt Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full time student.
  • Student must be enrolled in the MSN Program, any option, in good standing.
  • 3.75 cumulative GPA with a minimum of 25 credit hours in MSN Program during the last year of study.
  • MSN Faculty will select finalists during the fall semester and forward to Dr. Angie Schmidt for final approval.  

Emily Sloan Abernathy Kluge Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements
  • Full time student admitted to any professional nursing program.
  • Student must have a 3.0 overall GPA.
  • Student must demonstrate financial need.