School of Nursing Scholarships

Luísa del Sagrado Corazón Hernández Memorial Scholarship in Nursing

The Luisa del Sacrado Corazon Hernandez-Memorial Scholarship exists to support Sacramento State students majoring in Nursing with an interest in providing care to the Latino community and to honor Luisa's love and respect for the Nursing profession.

  • Award Amount:  $500.00-$1000.00
  • GPA Requirement:  3.0 Overall.
  • Major:  Nursing.
  • Class Level:  Senior.
  • Financial Need: Yes, must have a FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid Office.
  • Enrollment Requirement: Enrolled at least half time.
  • Other Requirements:  Candidates must submit a statement about their commitment to work within the Latino community, fluency in Spanish language would be helpful.
  • Application:  Web Link
  • When to Apply: Applications must be dropped off in the School of Nursing drop box by 5:00 PM on  March 3, 2014 addressed to Melissa Timpson.

Markeen Otis Beam Scholarship

The Markeen Otis Beam Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Markeen, who dedicated her life to Nursing.

  • Award Amount:  $500.00-$1000.00
  • GPA Requirement:  3.0 Overall.
  • Major:  Nursing.
  • Class Level: Undergraduate-Sophmore, Junior, Senior; Graduate-Classified and Second Bachelor's Degree.
  • Financial Need: No  
  • Enrollment Requirement:  Full time at time of award.
  • Other Requirements:  Applicants must submit a one-page essay discussing their professional goal. 
  • Application:  Web Link
  • When to Apply: Applications must be dropped off in the School of Nursing drop box by 5:00 PM on March 3, 2014 addressed to Melissa Timpson.

Dr. Patricia L. Ackerman Graduate Nursing Scholarship

The Dr. Patricia L. Ackerman Graduate Nursing Scholarship was created to honor to Dr. Patricia L. Ackerman by providing support to graduate students in the School of Nursing Program.  Dr. Ackerman was a faculty member and an Assistant Chair for the Division of Nursing at Sacramento State.

  • Award Amount:  $500.00-$1000.00
  • GPA Requirement:  3.5 Overall.
  • Major:  Nursing.
  • Class Level:  Classified Graduate.
  • Financial Need: No
  • Enrollment Requirement:  Enrolled at least half time at time of award.
  • Other Requirements: None
  • Application:  Web Link
  • When to Apply: Applications must be dropped off in the School of Nursing drop box by 5:00 PM on  by March 3, 2014 addressed to Melissa Timpson.

Sutter Nursing Scholarship

The Sutter Nursing Scholarship was created to assist students majoring in Nursing.

  • Award Amount:  $1000.00, multiple recipients may be selected.
  • GPA Requirement:  2.8 Overall
  • Major:  Nursing.
  • Class Level:  Undergraduate-Junior, Senior. Graduate- Classified
  • Financial Need: Yes, must have a FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid Office.
  • Enrollment Requirement:  Full time at time of award.
  • Other Requirements:  Applicants must submit an essay addressing, "How they have personally overcome obstacles and challenges as they have worked towardws their degree?"  The essay should address at least one of the following areas: Low income: Overcoming a disadvantaged economic background, First Gerneration: First in family to attend college, Environmental Background: Challenges such as immigrant, single parent families, etc., Becoming bilingually fluent: speaking or writing fluently with native speakers in a language other than English, Veterans status.
  • Application:  Web Link
  • When to Apply: Applications must be dropped off in the School of Nursing drop box by 5:00 PM on March 3, 2014 addressed to Melissa Timpson.

Eileen O'Hagan-McCauley Memorial Scholarship

The Eileen O'Hagan-McCauley Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Eileen O' Hagan- McCauley by providing support to students in the School of Nursing Program.  Eileen was a Sacramento State nursing graduate, nurse practioner and nursing administrator who changed lives with her positive outlook on life.

  • Award Amount:  $500.00-$1000.00
  • GPA Requirement:  3.0 Overall.
  • Major:  Nursing.
  • Class Level:  Undergraduate-Junior, Senior.
  • Financial Need: No
  • Enrollment Requirement:  Full time at time of award.
  • Other Requirements:  None
  • Application:  Web Link
  • When to Apply: Applications must be dropped off in the School of Nursing drop box by 5:00 PM on March 3, 2014 addressed to Melissa Timpson.

Helen Stein Memorial

The Helen Stein Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Helen Stein by providing support for students in the School of Nursing Program. Helen  was a faculty member for the Division of Nursing at Sacramento State.

  • Award Amount:  $500.00-$1000.00
  • GPA Requirement:  Student must be in good standing
  • Major:  Nursing.
  • Class Level:  Undergraduate-Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Second Bachelor's Degree
  • Financial Need: No
  • Enrollment Requirement:  At least half time at time of award.
  • Other Requirements:  Students must be pursing a BS in Clinical Nursing.  Priority may be given for students who have expressed commitment to serve those with mental health problems.
  • Application:  Web Link
  • When to Apply: Applications must be dropped off in the School of Nursing drop box by 5:00 PM on March 3, 2014 addressed to Melissa Timpson.