Objective

The goal of the William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship Program is to increase the diversity of registered nurses at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The program grants awards annually to assist with tuition and fees for persons who are preparing to be pediatric registered nurses that provide patient care. These scholarships exemplify Cincinnati Children’s commitment to assist with economic barriers that prevent some students from pursuing nursing careers.

Criteria

Student should be a member of one of the underrepresented groups in the registered nursing profession. Underrepresented groups include male nurses / nursing students and nurses / nursing students who are American Indian or Alaskan Native, Black or African American, Hawaiian Native or other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino, and / or Asian including Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Asian Indian, Thai, or Vietnamese/Southeast Asian.

Student must be enrolled or accepted in a prelicensure registered nurse program (bachelor's or master's degree) at an accredited school of nursing on a full-time or part-time basis.

Student must have and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

If the student is a current Cincinnati Children’s employee and is eligible for benefits under the organization’s Tuition Assistance Program, s/he is eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Awards

The award is a maximum of $2,750 per year. Funds are prorated for part-time enrollment status. Maximum time is extended for part-time study. Funds are sent directly to recipients’ schools to be used for tuition and fees only, not for living expenses.

Selection Process

Selections are made once per year and will be determined by the Scholarship Committee. The annual deadline for submitting a completed application is April 30. Early submissions are encouraged. Scholarship recipients will be evaluated based on the contents of their application packet and the completion of one video interview. Selections are announced on or before July 15.

Contact Information

Office of Cultural & Language Diversity
diversity@cchmc.org