College-wide and departmental scholarships are available and students are encouraged to apply. Information about financial aid, College-wide scholarships and student grants can be obtained from the Financial Aid Office which is located on the third floor of the Tower, the Transfer Office in Nassau Hall, and the Nassau Community College Federation of Teachers in Room 3293 of F Cluster.
Information regarding available departmental scholarships are posted each semester on departmental bulletin boards. Applications are available in Room V 200. (Students in NUR101, the first semester, are not eligible for departmental scholarships.) The following Nursing Department scholarships have been awarded in the past:
The following are the scholarships offered to nursing students:
Ruth E. Anderson Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a second year student with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and has clinical excellence recommended by two clinical nursing instructors. Financial need is not a determining factor.
Wendy Belton Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Award to minority student, single parent in good academic standing
(GPA of 2.5).
Kate & Isaac Brody Foundation
Criteria: Award to a student in the second year who has a cumulative index of 3.0 or better, demonstrates financial need and has an interest in pediatric or psychiatric nursing. A letter from faculty supporting interest in these clinical areas is required.
Dorothy O. Cooke Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Criteria: Award to a student of Caribbean descent interested in oncology and who has a good academic standing.
Narges Daneshkhah Scholarship (offered in Fall semester only)
Criteria: Awarded to a full-time student who has completed one (1) year at NCC, has a GPA of 3.0 and is in good academic standing. Student must demonstrate financial need and must be a Student of Nursing. Application must be accompanied by a recommendation letter from teaching faculty.
East Northport – Huntington Lions Club Scholarship
Criteria: Award to be made to a full-time nursing student in Nursing 105, 203 or 204 who has earned a cumulative average of C+ or better. Student must reside in East Northport – Huntington area. In addition, student must provide evidence of community service in the form of a letter from the applicable community organization. Financial need is not a determining factor.
Toby Heyer Koren Scholarship in Nursing- (awarded after Fall semester only)
Awarded to a student who has completed NUR101 with a B+ or higher, has maintained a GPA of 3.5 in non-nursing courses, is a single working parent and demonstrates financial need. A faculty recommendation indicating clinical excellence must accompany application.
Halyn Johnston Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Award to a graduating nursing student. Applicant must submit a statement (approximately 250 words) explaining how they completed the nursing program while raising a family.
Ruth V. Matheney Sholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a nursing student entering the second year of the nursing program with GPA of 3.0 or better.
Kathy Mazza Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a student entering the second year with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, requires a 250 word essay indicating how these monies will help in their learning.
Arthur Mottola Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a graduating male nursing student. Applicant must submit a 250 word statement indicating his interest and participation in outdoor activities.
Sandy Mueller Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a student who is currently in Nursing 105 and who is an active member of the Nursing Club. Applicant must demonstrate great improvement in use of the Nursing process; have a grade of C or better in Nursing 101 and demonstrate safe, empathic care to patients, all of which must be evidenced by faculty documentation.
Roslyn Visiting Nurse Association/Mary Bannister Memorial Fund
Criteria: Award to aid nursing student with expenses; student from the Roslyn or surrounding areas; selection to be made by departmental faculty.
Louise Aimee and Monique Rudel Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a black student in financial need with GPA of 2.4 or above who demonstrates “good character”. Preference will be given to students who live in Roosevelt, Uniondale, Freeport, Hempstead or Westbury areas. Money is to assist students with purchase of books/supplies.
Francis J. Saxton Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a student with at minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
Kirsten Wiedman Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a NUR 105 student in good academic standing (C+ or better in N101) who demonstrates perseverance in the face of personal challenges and financial need. Special consideration will be given to single parents. Include a brief (250 words) essay to support your application.