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Nurses Association, New York State
The Secor Scholarship Fund, established in 2007, was made possible by a generous bequest by long-time NYSNA member Jane Secor, PhD, RN. Dr. Secor stipulated that the endowment be used for furthering nursing education.
Two Secor Scholarships are awarded annually:
$5,000 to a NYSNA member seeking a baccalaureate (or higher) degree in nursing.
$5,000 to a family member of a NYSNA member seeking a first degree in nursing. The degree can be at any level, but must be the first degree in nursing sought by the applicant. A family member is defined as a: spouse, domestic partner, dependent child, grandchild, niece or nephew.
Half of the scholarship ($2,500) will be disbursed at the time that the scholarship is awarded. The second half will be disbursed upon submission of an official transcript for the first semester, showing maintenance of a minimum 3.4 GPA.
Current NYSNA membership; must maintain NYSNA membership during the award period unless extenuating circumstances arise that will be considered by the Committee
Acceptance to (or enrollment in) a college or university with an accredited nursing program
Maintenance in previous institution (last degree completed) of a minimum 3.4 cumulative GPA (out of 4.0)
Student applies directly
Eligible to Apply:
Undergraduate: At any level
Graduate: At any level
Scholarship / Fellowship
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Academic Year (Graduate)
Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
June 14, 2017