Scholarships

Scholarships offered through the Western Michigan University Bronson School of Nursing are listed below. The scholarship application is due Feb. 1. Notification will go out April 1, only to students who receive the scholarships. Awards will be made directly to recipients' accounts for each semester.

Only students who are already admitted to the pre-licensure, R.N.-B.S.N. or M.S.N. programs may apply. Students may only apply for scholarships for which they are eligible. Please complete the form, print and sign where applicable and submit to the Bronson School of Nursing academic advisor. As part of the application process, we do ask that students—or the person responsible for their tuition—file a FAFSA with their federal tax return.

Alumni Association of the Bronson Methodist Hospital School of Nursing

Criteria

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Preference given to an alumnus of Bronson Methodist Hospital School of Nursing
  • Awarded to part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate nursing student
  • Renewable for up to four years with satisfactory academic progress
  • Award amount dependent on available funds

Anastasia E. Schauer Memorial Scholarship

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Criteria

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Undergraduate student
  • Preference given to transfer students from Kalamazoo Valley Community College
  • Award amount dependent on available funds

Borgess Excellence in Nursing

Criteria

  • Minimum maintained GPA of 3.0
  • Based on financial need
  • Renewable for up to four years
  • Recipient shall participate in the Borgess Nurse Extern Program when eligible
  • Award amount dependent on available funds

Bronson Health Foundation

Criteria

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 with satisfactory academic progress
  • Preference given to full-time undergraduate nursing student
  • Preference given to residents of Kalamazoo County
  • Renewable for up to three years
  • Award amount not less than $500 nor greater than $2000

June M. Sherman Spirit of Life

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Criteria

  • Minimum maintained GPA of 3.0
  • Preference given to undergraduate non-traditional students, either single parents or from working single-parent family
  • Preference given to students indicating career interest in mental health, pediatrics, oncology or nursing administration
  • Must be in 3000 level courses or above
  • Renewable for up to two years with maintained minimum GPA

Lessie Mae Terrell

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Criteria

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time undergraduate student
  • Preference given to students with financial need
  • Renewable with satisfactory academic progress
  • Minimum of two awards annually (one to a traditional student and one to a non-traditional student) if sufficient funds are available
  • Award amount dependent on available funds

Lois L. Richmond

Criteria

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time undergraduate student
  • Preference given to students with financial need
  • Renewable with satisfactory academic progress
  • Award amount dependent on available funds

Loren E. and Nellie M. Clark

Criteria

  • Minimum GPA of 2.25
  • Awarded to part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate nursing student. If awarded to graduate student, preference given to family nursing or community health concentrations
  • Preference given to students of underrepresented gender or ethnicity
  • Renewable with satisfactory academic progress
  • Award amount dependent on available funds

Marie F. Gates

Criteria

  • Full-time undergraduate (minimum GPA 3.5) or graduate student (minimum GPA 3.7)
  • Preference shall be given to first generation students (students whose parents did not graduate from college)
  • Renewable with satisfactory academic progress
  • Award amount dependent on available funds

Nicole Jennings Scholarship in Nursing

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Criteria

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time undergraduate student
  • Based on financial need
  • Graduate of a Michigan or Wisconsin high school
  • Award made during fall semester for the entire year
  • One academic year only
  • Award amount dependent on available funds

Rosalie Clauwaert Lloyd Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Education

Criteria

  • Based on financial need
  • Graduate of a Kalamazoo county high school
  • Award amount dependent on available funds

Sidney and Sharie Falan

Criteria

  • Minimum GPA 3.5
  • Preference given to members of Student Nursing Associate or Lee Honors College
  • Preference given to students enrolled in 3000 level courses or above
  • Preference given to students interested in nursing administration, nursing leadership or informatics
  • 250 word, typed essay describing a current issue in the use of technology for health care delivery and how it applies to their practice must be provided with application
  • Award amount dependent on available funds

Theodore and Hazel Perg

Criteria

  • Undergraduate student in professional program
  • Based on financial need
  • Graduate of a high school in Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph or Van Buren counties
  • Renewable with satisfactory academic progress
  • Award amount to cover tuition, books and supplies.