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Karis S. (Powell) Woodward, RN, Nursing Scholarship Fund

The Karis S. (Powell) Woodward, RN, Nursing Scholarship awards assistance annually to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Entering at least the sophomore year of an accredited bachelor of nursing program
  • Permanent address must be in an area served by Blanchard Valley Health System
  • Have at least a GPA of 3.00
  • Enrolled in coursework for academic credit and count toward a degree in nursing
  • Exhibit good moral character
  • Preference will be given to recipients demonstrating financial need
  • The Karis S. (Powell) Woodward, RN, Nursing Scholarship is renewable upon receipt of application annually. Award will not exceed $1,000 annually.

Scholarship Award Maximum

Up to $1000 annually

Application Information

Applications for the Karis S. (Powell) Woodward, RN, Nursing Scholarship Fund must be completed no later than April 1. The applicant will complete the designated scholarship form. 

Apply Online


Notification of Scholarship 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.

*Endowment spending policy: On June 30 of each fiscal year, a fair market value (based on a three-year rolling average) for each endowed find will be determined, up 5% of the fair market value, not to invade the original endowment amount. This may be available for distribution from the appropriate fund the following fiscal year. 

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