This scholarship will help those who want to make nursing their career choice. The Jewish Community Alliance, which represents the Jewish community in southern Maine, provides a ‘home base’ for the scholarship. It will be presented annually to a Jewish high school senior orJewish individual who plans to become a Registered Nurse and is accepted to a secondary school that awards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
Applicants must write a one hundred word statement on why they want to become a Registered Nurse. Applicants must also provide a high school transcript, a description of their extracurricular activities and letters of recommendation from two teachers and one other person that are familiar with the applicant’s accomplishments. If the applicant is a non-traditional student, recommendations can come from high school teachers OR an employer or professional contact.