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Eileen Hickey Nursing Scholarship

Established by the family of Eileen Hickey and the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce to honor her memory, this scholarship is sponsored by the Pines at Poughkeepsie and is available to any resident of Dutchess County who is pursuing a career in nursing at a college in New York State. 

Amount of Award(s):
$1,500 minimum

Number of Awards:

Type of Award:
One-time scholarship payable to school

Conditions For Continuation:
Not Renewable

Current High School:
Any High School in Dutchess County

Current Level of Education:
High School Senior or College Student

Eligibility Requirements:
- Enrolling at/enrolled at a New York State College
- Planning to pursue a career in nursing
- Good academic performance
- Financial need

Alternative Materials:

Application Details:
With your completed Online Application you will also need to attach the following:

- Essay discussing your career goals, personal values, and community service (typed, limit to one page or 500 words).
- Most recent high school transcript.
- Resume and/or list of ectracurricular and volunteer activities
- Copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) and Expected Family Contribution (EFC) information, which you will receive when you complete and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Two current letters of recommendation from teachers/guidance counselor, clergy or persons other than family members who are familiar with your skills and abilities. These letters must have been written within the last six months.

Applications must be submitted online with all attachments by April 1.

$ Cover processing fees

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