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MUSC Foundation Scholarships For Nurses

125th Anniversary - At the dean’s discretion annually, this is award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in any program with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Annie M.K. Norton Scholarship - This award is given to a female incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in any program with a demonstrated financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA.

Barbara Sutton Pace Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in any program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA.

Betty C. Kelchner Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in any program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship may be renewed each semester if the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA and still has financial need.

Betty Murray Kinard Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in the BSN program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA.

Caroline W. Davis RN Scholarship Endowment - This award is given to a South Carolina resident with at least a 3.0 GPA enrolled as student in the BSN program at the College of Nursing.

Cecelia Peng Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in the DNP/MSN program with a 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need who is returning to nursing school to obtain a graduate degree. Preference shall be given to students with interest or experience in operating room nursing.

Clair Family Scholarship – This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in the FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) track of the MSN/DNP program.

College of Nursing Alumni Association Scholarships - At the discretion of the College of Nursing’s Alumni Board, 4 to 5 scholarships may be awarded annually to students enrolled in any program based on academic performance, community involvement, leadership, and financial need.

Dorothy Johnson Crews Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in the BSN program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to Newberry County, SC residents.

Elsie Morgan Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in the Accelerated BSN program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. There is an interview process for this scholarship.

Helene Fuld Trust Scholarship – This award is given to a returning College of Nursing student enrolled in the Accelerated BSN program who has a completed FAFSA on file with Office of Financial Aid. Financial need, academic performance, and professional behavior in academic and clinical environments will be evaluated. Students who receive the Helene Fuld Trust Scholarship will not be eligible to receive other College of Nursing scholarships and must be in good academic standing.

Izant Family Foundation - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in the graduate degree programs.

Jean P. Wilson Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in any program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. The goal of this award is to recognize academic excellence.

John and Mary Lou Barter Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in any program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to an underrepresented (including men) population in nursing.

Joseph and Terese Williams Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in any program of study.

J. W. Thurmond Scholarship - This award is given to a South Carolina resident that is an incoming or returning College of Nursing student with at least a 3.0 GPA and a financial need. 

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning female student in any College of Nursing program. The student must be a resident of Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, or Florida and a Christian.

Margaret Ann Kerr Scholarship - This award is given to a returning College of Nursing student with at least one semester of enrollment in the Accelerated BSN program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. The student should have an interest in clinical nursing and student activities, such as the Student Nurses Association.

Marguerite Andell Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in any program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA.

Marianna Stuart Mason Scholarship - This award is given to a "truly empathetic, caring, and dedicated nurse." The recipient may be an incoming or returning College of Nursing student with a financial need, at least a 3.0 GPA and enrolled in MSN track that is consistent with a commitment to improving maternal-child health.

Marianne T. Chitty Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in the Accelerated BSN program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA.

Marie LePrince Farmer Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in the BSN program with at least a 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to an underrepresented ethnic minority, and a single parent who would otherwise be unable to attend a nursing program at MUSC. This scholarship is renewable provided the student maintains progress in the program.

Marvin and Cleo McAlhaney Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in any program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given a student that is a resident of Upper Dorchester County, SC but the award may be given at the discretion of the College of Nursing.

Maude E. Callen Scholarship - This award is given to a returning College of Nursing student with at least one semester of enrollment in the DNP/MSN Program, a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. First preference to given to ethnic minority. Preference is also given FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) and/or A/GNP (Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner) student.

MUSC Medical Center Scholarships - These awards are given to employees of Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA) and incoming Accelerated BSN students with outstanding academic qualifications, financial need. There is a two-year commitment to MUHA following graduation and an interview process for applicants.

Nina Smith Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in any program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. This award is designated for single parents who have custody of and are supporting a minor child or children.

Provost and Dean’s Scholarships – These awards are given to incoming or returning College of Nursing student in any program with at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrated financial need. Awards are based on the availability funds.

Reba Carter O'Keeffe Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in any program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to a resident of Colleton County, SC, but may be given at the discretion of the College of Nursing.

Roper Patron Scholarship - This award is given to an employee of Roper-St. Francis Healthcare and incoming Accelerated BSN student with outstanding academic qualifications, financial need. There is a one year commitment to Roper-St. Francis Healthcare following graduation and an interview process for applicants.

Ruth Chamberlin Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in any program with a 3.0 GPA.

Sara Piechnik Scholarship – This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in the DNP or PhD program who has a background in nurse midwifery.

Stephen and Ruth P. Stewart Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in the DNP or PhD program. Preference is given to residents of South Carolina.

Ted and Joan Halkyard Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student in the Accelerated BSN program with a financial need and from an underrepresented ethnic population.  The goal of this scholarship is to recruit and enroll minority students in the MUSC College of Nursing.

Thomas J. Wiscarz Scholarship - This award is given to a returning male College of Nursing student in any program with at least a 3.5 GPA with preference given to an underrepresented student.

Ursula Caton Memorial Fund – This award is given to an incoming or returning student that is a Mother (to children) who's returning to school to obtain her education at the College of Nursing.

Virginia Harper Scholarship - This award is given to an incoming or returning College of Nursing student enrolled in any program with a financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA.

Eligibility

To be considered for a College of Nursing scholarship, you must be a fully matriculated student (full-time or part-time) in the BSN, MSN, DNP, or PhD degree programs.

Students must complete: