Since 2001, Palm Healthcare Foundation, Inc. has awarded more than $2.8 million in nursing scholarships, due to the generosity of donors and the foundation’s commitment to nursing advancement in Palm Beach County.

Palm Healthcare Foundation partners with The George Snow Scholarship Fund to annually provide a needs-based scholarship program that encourages individuals in the community to enter and advance in the nursing profession. This Boca Raton-based nonprofit was recently recognized as The National Scholarship Providers Association’s 2015 Scholarship Provider of the Year. Their expertise and individualized care is student-focused and wide ranging.
 


 

The George Snow Scholarship Fund provides the following criteria for nursing scholarship eligibility:

 

UNDERGRADUATE Eligibility Criteria
To qualify, you must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  1. You must be a resident of Palm Beach County, Florida.
  2. You must be a current or prospective student who is, or will be as of fall 2017, enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited program of organized instruction or study that leads to an academic, professional, or vocational degree or certificate (or other recognized educational credential) in the nursing field. The foundation does not currently provide scholarship funding for pre-requisite courses for limited-access programs. However, students who are enrolled in an RN-BSN program on a part-time basis will be eligible to receive scholarship funding, provided they maintain a course load equivalent to at least six (6) credit hours per semester.
  3. You must be attending one of the following schools in Palm Beach County, Florida.
    • Florida Atlantic University
    • Keiser University, West Palm Beach Campus
    • Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens Campus 
    • Palm Beach State College
    • Palm Beach Atlantic University 
    • South University, West Palm Beach Campus 
  4. You must maintain at least a 2.5 overall GPA.
  5. Must exhibit a financial need.
  6. After graduating from a nursing program, you must work as a nurse in Palm Beach County for one year for each year of PHF scholarship funding you receive.

 

GRADUATE Eligibility Criteria 
To qualify, you must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  1. You must be a resident of Palm Beach County, Florida.
  2. You must have at least a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
  3. You must be a current or prospective student who is, or will be as of fall 2017, enrolled at least part-time (with a minimum of 12 credit hours per year) in an accredited Master of Science in Nursing or doctoral program. Preference will be given to applicants working toward an advanced practice nursing degree - including Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner tracks - with an emphasis on providing care in community-based settings.
  4. You must be attending one of the following schools in Palm Beach County, Florida.
    • Florida Atlantic University
    • Keiser University, West Palm Beach Campus
    • Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens Campus
    • Palm Beach State College
    • Palm Beach Atlantic University
    • South University, West Palm Beach Campus 
  5. You must maintain at least a 3.0 overall GPA.
  6. After graduating from your master’s or doctoral program, you must work in Palm Beach County in the nursing profession for one year for each year of scholarship funding you receive.
     

If you have any questions regarding the above criteria for scholarships, please contact Pam Perrin at pperrin@scholarship.org or visit www.scholarship.org.
 


 

Application Timeline

 

April 15, 2017

Scholarship applications become available on George Snow Scholarship Fund's website

June 15, 2017

Application Deadline

June 22 – July 10, 2017

Application Reviews

July 24 – 25, 2017

Interviews will be conducted at the George Snow Scholarship Fund offices

August 7, 2017

Scholarship recipients will be notified of their award

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW!

 

Palm Healthcare Foundation extends gratitude to the nursing scholarship fund donors, who make this nursing advancement work possible:

·         The Betty Chudnow Family Fund

·          Servant Heart Scholarship Fund

·          Helen K. Persson Nursing Education Endowment

·         Nursing Education Fund

·          Charles Norton Adams Nursing Endowment

 

 If you would like to donate to Palm Healthcare Foundation’s nursing scholarship fund, please click here