Friends of Saint Louis Municipal School of Nursing Scholarship

The Friends of Saint Louis Municipal School of Nursing Scholarship is open to academically qualified undergraduate students attending accredited nursing programs located in the City of St. Louis who have demonstrated financial need. Students may be pursuing a diploma, Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in nursing attending part or full time.

Eligible programs:
• Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing
• Saint Louis University School of Nursing
• St. Louis Community College at Forest Park

The Friends of Saint Louis Municipal School of Nursing was established in 1954 to provide all manner of support to students in the nursing program that prepared nurses to work at City Hospital. The Friends’ legacy lives on through this scholarship program established at the Community Foundation in 2007.

Applications will be evaluated on the basis of past academic performance, potential for continued success, the quality of the essay and recommendations and evidence of the student’s commitment to the healthcare field. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated commitment to return to the City of St. Louis to work that also demonstrate the academic and financial qualifications specified. Selection of the recipients and the scholarship amount will be determined from information provided by the applicant, the applicant’s family, and the schools. Because this award considers unmet financial need, the scholarship amount can change from year to year. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please answer all questions that apply to you, even if they are not marked “required.”

Renewal: Recipients will be considered for up to four years of total funding if annual renewal applications with required supporting documentation are received on a timely basis. Renewal applications must demonstrate satisfactory progress toward a nursing degree and continued financial need.

Application status will be changed from submitted to either offered or denied in June. Applicants can view their status by logging in to their Scholarship Central account.

Questions? Contact Ellen Vietor, Scholarship Manager at the St. Louis Community Foundation at or 314-880-4960.

Eligibility, financial need, and award amount for these scholarship programs will be determined by the St. Louis Community Foundation. These scholarship programs, as component funds of the St. Louis Community Foundation, do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability.

Friends of Saint Louis Municipal School of Nursing
$3000, renewable
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be considered for this scholarship, your Scholarship Central General Application MUST include your FALL transcript for the current academic year. The transcript should show your name, school, grades, and cumulative GPA. If you previously uploaded an earlier transcript, please upload a new transcript to your General Application and change your answer to the GPA question. If your college choice has changed, please update that on the General Application as well.
  2. ESSAY: Write an essay that explains why you chose this field of study and what your plans are when you complete your degree. Share your goals and vision for your career in this field.
  3. What led you to pursue this program of study? Specific examples of your experiences in the field will enhance your scholarship application.
  4. Tell us a little about your college experience outside the classroom.
  5. If you are a current college student, list grant assistance you are receiving from other sources. Include source and annual amount.
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