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Ethan McCoy Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for consideration for an award the applicant must:

• Be a graduating senior at a public school in Butte County.
• Achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
• Be accepted to and/or plan to enroll full time (12 units or more) in a university or community college offering a nursing education program
• Be pursuing an Associate Degree of Nursing or a Bachelor Degree of Science in Nursing


NVCF scholarship applications are now open.

Must Provide

• Essay: Please attach an essay of no more than 500 words, specifying the decision to apply and why the applicant feels suited for a career in nursing. The statement should also include any practical examples or life experiences that have influenced the applicant’s career choice.
• High school transcripts
• One letter of reference

Scholarship Rules and Information

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Application Deadline

Friday, April 15, 2021

Qualifying High Schools

Academy for Change
Biggs High School
Chico High School
Core Butte High School
Durham High School
Esperanza High School
Fair View High School
Gridley High School
Inspire High School
Las Plumas High School
Oroville High School
Oak Bridge Academy
Oakdale School
Paradise eLearning Academy
Paradise High School
Pleasant Valley High School
Prospect High School
Ridgeview High School

Ethan McCoy Memorial Scholarship