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    Tucker Foundation Endowed Scholarship for Nursing

    The primary objective of The Tucker Foundation is to provide financial support to non-profit organizations to produce in young people the character and skills required to live a productive and happy life, along with organizations that conserve essential elements of our natural environment forever.

    Tucker Scholar in Nursing

    Recipients will be selected by a nursing scholarship committee comprised of nursing faculty with input from the Student Financial Aid Office.

    Scholarship Selection Criteria: 

    • Officially accepted by the School of Nursing
    • Entering freshman for fall 2014
    • Legal resident of Cleveland/Bradley County or Chattanooga/Hamilton County
    • Have a demonstrated financial need (as evidenced on FAFSA)
    • Consideration will be given to leadership, service and other extra-curricular activities (as evidenced on SON application)
    • Brief essay (as evidenced on SON application)

    Requirements to retain the scholarship for the duration of student time in the School of Nursing:

    • Demonstration of satisfactory, full-time, on-time academic progress

    Amount of approximate annual scholarship award: $5,000

    Application Deadline: August 11, 2014, 5:00 p.m.

     Additional Resources for Nursing Scholarships:

     Scholarship America

     Johnson & Johnson Discover Nursing Scholarships (TN)

     Nurse Web Search Scholarships

     Minority Nurse Scholarships

     Tennessee Elks Association Scholarships

     U.S. Army Scholarships

    Be sure to check with your high school guidance counselor and your high school’s website for more scholarship information.