The goal of this scholarship is to help who are African-American and/or of African descent (one female and one male) to advance in their education toward a degree in nursing.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must be Black/African American, or a person of African descent living in the state of Nebraska and enrolled in an accredited nursing program in the state. (Students in distance or online programs can apply).
The applicant should be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. The applicant must also have a financial need (please explain your need in your written statement).
The Hill Memorial Scholarship requires a written statement (at least one full page, no more than two pages) summarizing the student’s academic and personal accomplishments, community service, and goals for their future nursing career. Graduate students are not eligible. Applicants that cannot meet all the eligibility criteria will not be considered.