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Avg. Amount Awarded
246
Days
January 31 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Dr. Johnella Banks Memorial Scholarship

Description

The Dr. Johnella Banks Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Johnella Banks, DNSc, RN, an associated professor of nursing at Howard University College Nursing. The scholarship applicant must be a sophomore, junior, or first semester senior student in a registered nursing or practical nursing program. Applicants must be residents of the District of Columbia or one of the eligible counties in Maryland and Virginia. At least two, but no more than four letters of recommendations from unrelated persons must be submitted. Individuals completing and signing the letter of recommendation may include a current or former nursing faculty or advisor, employers, religious leaders, or professional colleagues who can address the applicant's scholarship ability and potential, leadership skills and qualities, adaptability and flexibility, and character. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Nursing
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: African

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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  • Checkmark Community Service
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Contact bnaofgwdca@gmail.com
Tel: 202-291-8866 Address Post Office Box 55285
Washington, DC 20040