William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship Application

 

Application Instructions

Applications can be submitted with this electronic form or by email. Email submissions must include all of the required documents in either PDF or DOC file format and are to be received at Diversity@cchmc.org by the April 30 deadline. The William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship Committee will not consider incomplete or late applications, nor additions to an application after its submission.

The following items constitute a complete application package and must be attached on this electronic form or submitted in a packet attached to a single email. Do not include additional materials (e.g. photographs).

  1. Application Form: The application form must be fully completed, signed, and dated. Read the Agreement at the bottom thoroughly and make sure you understand it. Without your electronic signature and the date, your application will be disqualified.
  2. Transcript(s): Photocopies or online transcript printouts are acceptable if they indicate the school’s name, the student’s name, the courses taken, and the grades awarded. Note: Official transcript requests cannot be sent separate from the application. Make any such requests from your school in time to submit with your application.
  3. Proof of Nursing School Enrollment/Letter of Acceptance: Submit documentation from the registrar’s office that indicates proof of enrollment. If your acceptance is pending when you submit your application for receipt by the application deadline, then you must forward a copy of an acceptance letter to Diversity@cchmc.org for receipt by June 1 to continue to be eligible for consideration.
  4. Three Letters of Recommendation: The letters should be from at least two different sources (e.g. school, community activity, work). Letters cannot be from relatives. The letters should be written on letterhead and must be current and dated no earlier than six months before date of submission of application. Older letters or copies will not be considered valid. Letters should include why the applicant would be a good nurse.
  5. Résumé: This document should summarize your education, work experience, and extracurricular/community activities.
  6. Essay: Please submit an essay that answers the following questions using no more than 750 words:
  • What long-term personal, educational, and professional goals have you set for yourself? Why did you choose them and how will you accomplish them?
  • Why have you chosen nursing as a profession and, if applicable, a focus in pediatrics?
  • How has your work experience to-date contributed to your personal development?
  • How has one or more aspect(s) of your identity (ex. culture, race, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, family structure, etc.) contributed to your life experiences? Or how has your experience as a part of your underrepresented group(s) (in nursing or otherwise) influenced a major professional and/or personal decision in your life?
  • Please describe your financial need with regard to your schooling and how this scholarship would help you financially. To what extent are you able to pay your college expenses through work? What other kinds of financial aid are you receiving?

 

Applicant Information
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Date must be in the format YYYY-MM-DD, e.g. 1970-04-09
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Please provide your race(s) and origin(s) to the best of your knowledge (select all that apply)

Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?
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Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
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School Information
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Cumulative college GPA must be 2.75 or above to be eligible for the scholarship
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Scholarship Information
Have you applied for the William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship before?
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Are you a current employee of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center?
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Agreement

I agree that the acceptance of the William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship indicates that I will enroll or maintain enrollment in a professional registered nurse program as a full-time or part-time student.

I agree to a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 in the program and provide a copy of grades at the end of each semester/term.

I agree to meet all eligibility criteria established by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC).

I hereby authorize my college or university to release any needed information to CCHMC.

I certify that the information provided is accurate and compete, to the best of my knowledge.

I agree to allow CCHMC to release my name, picture, and school information to local media.

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This form must be signed and dated to be valid. If the individual is an emancipated minor or 18 years of age or older, s/he is required to sign the authorization.
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