Background:

The Alice and George F. Field Nursing Scholarship is to be awarded annually to a student entering Level I and/or Level II.
The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship support to qualified individuals in their nursing education at Glen Oaks Community College. The scholarship is to be awarded to talented students committed to nursing who plan to complete a two-year nursing degree at Glen Oaks.

The effect of this scholarship, in addition to functioning as a strong incentive for and a prestigious acknowledgement of excellence in nursing, would be to raise the rate of retention for talented nursing majors by providing a strong and appealing reason for remaining at Glen Oaks Community College.

The Scholarship will serve to honor and substantially reward each year’s recipients and to significantly enhance and embellish the Glen Oaks Community College nursing program as a recruitment and retention tool.

Eligibility:

  • Acceptance into Level I and/or Level II of the Nursing Program
  • Must be enrolled a minimum of 6 credit hours while receiving this award
  • Maintain overall 3.0 GPA while receiving this scholarship
  • First year students will be eligible directly out of high school, if dual enrolled and they meet Nursing Program prerequisites

Preference:

  • None

Selection Criteria:

  • Academic ability, financial circumstance and career goals will be taken into consideration in selecting recipients.
  • Will be attending core-nursing classes
  • Active participant in the Nursing Program

Selection Process:

  • Final selection of scholarship recipients will be made by the Director of Financial Aid/Scholarship and Assistant Dean of the Nursing Program.
  • Students may be identified out of high school by recommendation of their School Counselor

Use:

  • This is a Scholarship to be granted to the student for tuition, fees, books, supplies or other related expenses.

Amount and Number of Awards:

  • Number and size determined by availability of funds and number of qualified applicants

Prior Recipients:

  • Must reapply.

Disbursement:

The Office of Financial Aid will disburse the scholarship according to the standard school policy.

If, at any time, the College Foundation policies and procedures in effect for the administration of award and scholarship funds are changed, these provisions will be automatically modified to conform.

Whenever it appears that changing conditions make this plan no longer applicable, practical, or suited to the general purposes stated above, the College Foundation would confer with the donor or their representative to secure a modification of the plan. If the Foundation is unable to locate the donor or their representative after reasonable efforts, then the Foundation is authorized to utilize the fund for any other suitable educational purpose, so that the fund will provide the maximum service to the community through the advancement of higher education.