Candidate is currently enrolled in, or has been accepted in an accredited nursing program: RN, LPN/LVN, Diploma, AD, BSN and is in good standing at the time of application.


​All applications and supporting recommendations must be postmarked by: April 27, 2019

​The application form must be accompanied by the following:
​a.) Official transcript from school of nursing or high school.
​b.) Two letters of recommendation:
​​One letter from a community leader (e.g., Pastor, volunteer group) or CCBN member​​One letter from the school of nursing or high school.  

c.) A typed essay of fifty words or more addressing the applicant’s future goals in nursing, personal​ qualifications and need for the reward.
d.) A letter from your Dean of Nursing stating the student is in good standing in the nursing program and requires an additional academic term to complete the nursing program.
​The scholarship committee will notify winning applicants by the telephone number/email provided on the application.

Completed applications must include pages 1, 2, and 3. A non-response may result in a recall of an awarded scholarship.

Scholarship winners or their representative are expected to attend the Cleveland Council of Black Nurses Scholarship Luncheon on May 25, 2019.


​GPA of 2.5 or above

​Two letters of recommendation

​A typed essay of fifty (50) words or more.

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