01.02.2019 Back to News

Scholarship Opportunities for Nursing Professionals

Are you interested in $5,000, $7,500 or $9,000 for graduate school?

The Carolyn Scott “Spirit of Excellence” Scholarship, Foundation Graduate Scholarship and Ruth Freed Leadership Scholarship might help you achieve your educational goals.  

Eight $7,500 Carolyn Scott “Spirit of Excellence” Scholarships and four $5,000 Foundation Graduate Scholarships will be awarded to nurses seeking a master's or doctorate (PhD, DNP or EDD).  

New Scholarship Option

The Ruth Freed Leadership Scholarship now provides one $9,000 scholarship. It is available to candidates in a leadership position or with a desire to pursue leadership. This scholarship will be awarded to a nurse or employee in a patient care position aspiring to be a nurse or seeking a master's or doctorate (PhD, DNP or EDD) related to the nursing leadership field (nursing, business administration or nursing informatics).

Scholarship Application Process

Applications are being accepted now. Submission deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 26, by 3 p.m.

The complete scholarship criteria and application forms are available on mhsintranet or by following these links:

  • For the Carolyn Scott “Spirit of Excellence” and Foundation Graduate Scholarship application, click here.
  • For the Ruth Freed Leadership Scholarship application, click here
ATTENTION: Please read the eligibility and application criteria carefully. Applications must meet all requirements to be accepted.    

Contact Methodist Hospital Foundation at (402) 354-4825 or foundation@nmhs.org.