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Karen S. Jones Nursing Certification Scholarship

Karen S. Jones, past vice president of patient care services for Blanchard Valley, is offering a scholarship to BVHS nurses for a review course or certification exam.

Standards for Determining Eligibility of Applicant

  • Bluffton & Findlay campus registered nurses who are wishing to gain certification, who have practiced two years or more in their specialty (applicant can explain their two years of practice either on the application itself, or submit a resume with this info)
  • Employee must be an exemplary performer at BVHS
  • The scholarship can be used by Bluffton & Findlay campus RN’s to go toward the review course and/or the certification exam fee in their specialty.
  • Award must be used within the calendar year or it will be forfeited. 

Scholarship Award Maximum

Typically $250 - $500. The award can be used toward a review course and/or the certification exam fee.

Application Information

All applications must be completed no later than April 1. The applicant will complete the designated scholarship form. 

Apply Online


Notification of Scholarship Award

Award applicants will be notified in writing of the committee’s decision by May 31.

Scholarship Contact

If questions or concerns arise, please contact Karen George, chief development officer, 419.429.6422 or 419.429.6489 (fax) or We look forward to reviewing your accomplishments.

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