Global Health Scholarship Deadline: Closed
*Last updated: May 1st, 2017
NurseJournal.org is pleased to announce the first ever Global Health Scholarship for Online & Campus based education program candidates. We will offer one $3,000 merit-based scholarship every year to deserving Global Health candidates.
Global Health students will primarily be in one of the following fields:
Nursing, Public Health, or Medicine.
NurseJournal.org offers one deserving student each year this scholarship to help reach their educational goals. This merit-based Global Health Scholarship is awarded to a student to pay for the costs of their online or campus based education. It may be awarded to anyone who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level, global health related program in nursing, medicine, or public health.
International students are welcome to apply if they are currently be enrolled in a qualified program.
All military are welcome.
Students who are participating in any type of Global Health program may qualify for this scholarship including nurses, public health workers and physicians. See 70+ nursing scholarships ideal for your education.
Winning applicants for The NurseJournal.org Global Health Scholarship are evaluated by overall merit and quality of the scholarship essay in addition to the other criteria below. Financial need is not a consideration for this scholarship. The winner of the annual scholarship will be chosen by the administrative staff of NurseJournal.org based upon the overall merit of their registration.
Candidates are judged on formal registration and the written essay portion. Registration is weighted 25%, Essay 50%, and Work History and Activities at 25%. Additional considered criteria are:
- GPA (min 3.2 on a 4.0 scale)
- Extra-curricular activities
- Employment history
The criteria considered in the written essay is your ability to write a strong answer that directly answers the global health question that is presented. You will also need to provide insights based upon facts to support any claims you make.
The 800-1000 word essay for the Global Health Scholarship will ask the candidate to address the following:
There is an urgent need for global health professionals to address delivery strategies for the provision of critical health services both domestic and abroad. What kind of skills do you think are necessary to be an effective global health professional in the face of a pandemic?
Announcing the Winner
The winner of the NurseJournal.org Global Health Scholarship shall be notified by email and regular mail within thirty days of the application deadline. After the winner is chosen, the candidate will be requested to provide transcripts from their most recent college or university to verify their GPA. If the candidate cannot provide this documentation, or if the GPA is different from the GPA that was claimed on the application, NurseJournal.org reserves the right to revoke the scholarship and give it to another deserving applicant.
The scholarship award needs to be paid in one full, $3,000 payment by check directly to a qualifying nursing or global health educational program, such as a four-year university. The award must be paid within 3-months of notification to the winner.
The scholarship recipients’ name may be posted on a page of the NurseJournal.org website.
Global Health candidates who are interested must submit the formal application and essay. The essay is 800-1000 words, submitted through the form above. Essay must be formatted properly.
If you are not currently enrolled in a nursing or global health related program, you will need to be enrolled before you apply. Letters of recommendation are neither required nor accepted.
Any applications that have false information or plagiarized essays are disqualified immediately. All essays have to be entirely original, and must be the sole work of the applicant. All of the application essays and their rights to publishing are the intellectual and real property of NurseJournal.org.
Equal Opportunity Consideration
NurseJournal.org does not discriminate based on age, race, sex, religion, disability status or sexual preference. All global health scholarship applicants are considered equally, based upon their merits and strength of their essay, application and other criteria.
This Website has complete discretion in choosing the winners of the scholarship.
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