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Sara Jane Memorial Scholarship

Funded by
1 winner$2,000
Application Deadline
Nov 5, 2024
Winners Announced
Dec 5, 2024
Education Level
High School, Undergraduate
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior or undergraduate
Major/Desired Career:
Registered nursing (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN)

Sara Jane was a life-long nurse, serving in her field for 48 years.

She was loving, caring and always supported those pursuing higher education. She constantly put her patients first, as proven by countless testimonies of patients and their families over the years. She encouraged young, passionate nursing assistants to go forward and earn their registered nursing (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN) degrees. She passed away in February 2023, but her legacy lives on through all those she impacted throughout her life. The Sara Jane Memorial Scholarship will honor her life and support a student as they earn their RN or LPN degree.

High school seniors and undergraduate students are eligible to apply if they are pursuing a career as an RN or LPN and have volunteer experience. To apply, write about why you chose this career path, what your future goals are, and what experience you have in the medical field.

Selection Criteria:
Essay, Passion, Kindness
Published May 29, 2024
Essay Topic

Why does the nursing industry interest you as a career choice? What are your goals for a successful career, and have you had any personal accomplishments to date that have helped your pursuit of these goals? Do you have any past medical experience, such as internships, volunteering, or personal health situations?

400–600 words

Winning Application

Ashley Hopper
Nash Community CollegeROCKY MOUNT, NC


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Nov 5, 2024. Winners will be announced on Dec 5, 2024.