Health Care Professionals

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Nursing Education Fund

The Nursing Education Fund awards scholarships for professional development of nurses and advancement of nurse practice within the Blanchard Valley Health System. The scholarships shall be utilized to provide educational opportunities for professional nurses within BVHS in the following ways:

  • Individual conference participation (poster presentation and display to fellow colleagues after conference)
  • Nursing speakers arranged for the benefit of a large group of staff nurses (i.e. speakers for educational opportunities and professional growth)
  • Certification for specialized nursing (i.e. Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN), etc.)
  • Pursuit of advanced degrees in the health care field

Scholarship Award Maximum


Application Information

Applications may be completed and submitted bi-annually by the first of April and September. There will be two awards of $500 provided annually. Please submit applications prior to the deadline dates to:

Apply Online


Specific Scholarship Requirements:

  • The application itself must have all necessary portions of the application included
  • Application must be received before the established deadline of April 1st and September 1st
  • A personal statement must be included with the application
  • An official transcript from your school must accompany the scholarship form

Notification of Scholarship Award

Applicants will be notified of the committee's decision by letter within 45 days of the deadline.

Scholarship Contact

If questions or concerns arise, please contact Holly Copado, office assistant, 419.429.6476 or 419.429.6489 (fax) or We look forward to reviewing your accomplishments.

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