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M. Verna Butterer Educational Trust

M. Verna Butterer Educational Trust

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High School Students

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About This Scholarship

The M. Verna Butterer Educational Trust is a scholarship program established to support students in their pursuit of higher education. Residents of Bucks County, Pennsylvania who can prove they have a need for financial assistance and who intend to pursue post-secondary education are eligible for a combination scholarship and interest-free loan from the M. Verna Butterer Educational Trust. For up to four years, a scholarship or loan recipient may receive assistance to attend colleges, universities, technical schools, nursing programmes, and other post-secondary institutions in the United States. Candidates must be United States citizens who have lived in Bucks County for at least two years and demonstrate financial need for educational purposes as decided by the foundation’s trustees. 

Eligibility Criteria For M. Verna Butterer Educational Trust

Here are some common eligibility criteria that are often considered for nursing scholarships:

  • Nursing Program Enrollment: Scholarships for nursing are typically available to students who are enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited nursing program. This may include undergraduate (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) or graduate (Master of Science in Nursing) programs.
  • Academic Performance: Many nursing scholarships require a minimum GPA or academic achievement level. This may involve maintaining a specific grade point average or meeting certain academic standards.
  • Specializations or Areas of Focus: Some nursing scholarships are specific to certain areas of nursing, such as pediatrics, geriatrics, critical care, oncology, or psychiatric nursing. These scholarships may require applicants to have a particular interest or intention to pursue a specialization.
  • Demographic Factors: Certain nursing scholarships may be available to students based on specific demographic factors, such as gender, ethnicity, nationality, or underrepresented populations. 
  • Personal Essays or Statements: Scholarships may require applicants to submit essays, personal statements, or statements of purpose. These essays may focus on an applicant’s motivation for pursuing a career in nursing, their nursing-related experiences, career goals, or passion for the profession.

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