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:
- Single parents with a dependent under the age of 18 who reside in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area including Lawrence, KS and Leavenworth, KS.
- Currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited nursing program in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area to include Lawrence, KS and Leavenworth, KS.
- Application must include a copy of applicant’s most recent transcript (either high school or college).
- Application must include details regarding plan of action to obtain a degree in nursing.
Award is renewable based on reapplication and continued successful development.