Audrey I Newcomer Fund - Dr. Risdon Memorial Development Award

The Dr. Risdon Memorial Development Award is designed to benefit single parents who desire to attend or are currently attending a college or vocational school, either part or full time, to pursue an education in the field of nursing.

The individuals eligible for assistance are as follows:

a) Single parents with dependent under the age of 18 who reside in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area including Lawrence, KS and Leavenworth, KS

b) Currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited nursing program in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area to include Lawrence, KS and Leavenwork, KS

c) Application must include a copy of applicant’s most recent transcript (either high school or college).

d) Application must include details regarding plan of action to obtain a degree in nursing.

Award is renewable based on reapplication and continued successful development.

Award amount: Up to $5000 per calendar year

Application deadline: June 15

Award
up to $5,000
Deadline
12/18/2017
Supplemental Questions
  1. What are your plans for child care during school hours?
  2. My plans of action to obtain a degree in nursing is as follows:
  3. Essay
    • Why did you choose the field of nursing and what would this award mean to you?