Youngstown Area Jewish Federation accepting nurse scholarship applications

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The scholarship provides financial assistance to individuals needing funds to secure an associate or baccalaureate degree in nursing

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown Area Jewish Foundation is accepting applications for its Mildred Engel Nurse Scholarship.

The scholarship provides financial assistance to individuals needing funds to secure an associate or baccalaureate degree in nursing.

If a full-time position is available, the recipient must commit to working at Heritage Manor Rehabilitation & Retirement Community following graduation from nursing school for a period of one year for scholarship awards less than $8,000 and for two years for scholarship awards of $8,000 or more.

Interested individuals may be considered in a provisional manner with scholarship award dependent on official final acceptance into an approved RN program. Recipients must reside within a 75-mile radius of the Youngstown area.

To apply, individuals should submit a copy of their Pell grant acceptance or a resume and letter summarizing their goals and financial need by June 1 of each year.

An application is available at heritagemanor.org.

The application and supporting materials should be submitted to: Nurse Scholarship Committee, c/o Eric Murray, Executive Director of Senior Care and Services, 517 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, Ohio 44504.

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