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Scholarship Opportunities Exist through McPherson County Community Foundation

MCPHERSON – The beginning of summer does not mean the end of scholarships. The McPherson County Community Foundation holds five scholarship opportunities that are currently accepting applications.

Interested in a career in nursing?

The Chinberg-Eberle Nursing Scholarship

The Larry Wallace RN Scholarship

Joining a trade/technical school?

The Edwin T. Pyle Scholarship

The Max L. Starkey Scholarship

Are you a woman that is looking towards making a career change?

The Billings Family Educational Fund for Women

The Following Scholarships Are Open Annually from June 1 Through July 15.

The Wallace RN Nursing Scholarship application is open to graduates of Harvey, Marion, McPherson, Reno, Rice, or Saline County pursuing Registered Nurse (RN) certification. To be eligible, applicants must be registered in the second year of an Associate’s degree nursing program or third-year Bachelor of Science Nursing program and should be taking no less than six (6) credit hours per semester. Consideration will also be given to applicants involved in student nursing organizations and/or community health activities. One (1) $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.

The Billings Family Educational Fund for Women is open to women students, age 20 and older, currently living in McPherson County seeking to attend a training school, college, or university to learn a new skill or trade in order to have a new start and direction in life. Up to three (3) $1000 scholarships will be awarded.

The Chinberg-Eberle Memorial Nursing Scholarship is available to members, and friends of members, of the First Christian Church of McPherson or Galva who are pursuing an education in the nursing profession, which includes, but is not limited to, CNA, CMA, RN, LPN, Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree in Nursing. Awards will be distributed as follows: up to $500 for first-time applicants; up to $750 for second-time applicants; up to $1000 for third-time applicants; and up to $1500 for fourth-time applicants, for a total of up to $3750 per qualified person.  Recipients need to re-apply each year between June 1 and July 15.

More information about scholarship opportunities is available at https://www.mcphersonfoundation.org/.

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