College of Nursing Scholarship Information

Applications are now being accepted for scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. The application deadline is December 1, 2014. Below is a list of the scholarship representatives on each campus:
Billings – Ronda Bales
Bozeman – Jennifer Sofie
Great Falls – Laurie Glover
Missoula/Kalispell – Maria Wines

All applications will be turned into your campus scholarship representative no later than December 1st. Scholarships will be announced during late spring or summer semester 2015 and awarded during 2015-2016 academic year.

Student Scholarship Application (PDF)
Undergraduate Student Involvement Log (in Word)
Faculty Recommendation Form (PDF) Include with packet only if the scholarship criteria asks for it
Graduate Student Involvement Log (in Word)

Please note:

  • Essays are required.  Please submit an essay that includes each of the following criteria:
    • What is nursing’s biggest challenge today from your viewpoint
    • Your financial need
    • Something unique about you
    • List 2-3 other attributes or achievements

Essays can be no longer than one page in 12 point font. Please make sure that you read the criteria for each scholarship carefully as some individual scholarships have its own essay criteria that need to be addressed. Some of the scholarships are selected by faculty recommendation and need to have the faculty recommendation form completed and attached. Also, some of the scholarships are for students on a specific campus.

    • Interested students should fill out one application and turn it in to the campus representative along with their essay and, student involvement log. Faculty will review your application materials and nominate students for a specific scholarship based on the student’s credentials and demographics. The material should be submitted in the following order:
      • Scholarship Application (1 only)
      • Essay (1 only unless you are submitting an application for a scholarship with specific essay requirements other than those listed above)
      • Student Involvement Log (1 only)


  • Recipients of the scholarships will be determined in spring semester. Only recipients will be notified by mail if they have received a scholarship
  • Receiving a scholarship may affect students’ financial aid. Please notify the Financial Aid department at 994-2845 if you have any questions.

Nursing Scholarships and Criteria (Amounts TBD each year):

Fred and Morrein Bowen Scholarship
Genevieve Burcham Memorial (Rotates alternate years with Montana Deaconess)
Margy Burgess Peterson
Alice Willman Cassidy Endowment
Phyllis Carr
Lula Mae Clay
Coulter Foundation
Alice Dahl
Jennie E. Davis(Undergraduate and Graduate Student Scholarship)
Frances Eakman
Lillian M. Erickson

Douglas and Susan Glenn
Jurkovich-Wilson(Undergraduate and Graduate Student Scholarship)
Cathy Klingaman
Marguerite Hughes Milton
Mary Johnson Mattfeldt
Montana Pioneer Nurses Memorial Scholarship

Great Falls Deaconess Hospital  (Rotates alternate years with Genevieve Burcham Memorial)
Parent/Family Scholarship
Robert Raskind Scholarship (Graduate Native American Student Scholarship)
John and Henrietta Remsh Scholarship
Edith Sanks
Patricia Schwarz
Anna Pearl Sherrick
Mary Kay Shevlin Nursing Scholarship
Frances Thomas Nursing Scholarship
Margaret Wynn Memorial Scholarship
Della Witt Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Yen Lin Lee Li

Gladys Nye Stevenson (Graduate Student Scholarship)* (Rotates alternate years with Margaret Vojnovich, apply odd years)
Margaret Vojnovich (Graduate Student Scholarship)* (Rotates alternate years with Gladys Nye Stevenson, apply even years)
*Additional information can be found in the Graduate Scholarship Information (PDF document).