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 and in our community. The program grants awards annually to assist with tuition and fees for individuals who are preparing to be pediatric registered nurses that provide patient care. These scholarships reflect a major commitment on the part of Cincinnati Children's to assist with economic barriers that prevent some students from pursuing nursing careers.
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 professional 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 be seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio.
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, he/she must NOT be eligible for benefits under the Medical Center's Tuition Reimbursement policy.
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.
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.
Office of Diversity & Inclusion