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Goldfarb Launches New Scholarship Program to Encourage Aspiring Nurses

Posted on 10 May 2017 by Goldfarb Team

For those with nursing aspirations, that first day at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College marks a significant milestone in their lives. To ensure more aspiring nurses have the opportunity to achieve their career goals, the college recently revamped its scholarship program and is offering nine new scholarship opportunities for new students.

"Many students realize in high school or during their first years of college that they want to become a nurse,” said Jason Crowe, director of enrollment management at Goldfarb. “We are actively recruiting these students already, and because we want Goldfarb to be at the top of their list of nursing programs, we are excited to be able to offer scholarship options to help cover their tuition and educational costs."

Goldfarb is committed to providing educational opportunities for those who want to enter this exciting field, as well as for practicing nurses seeking to advance their careers by obtaining advanced degrees. Eligible individuals are encouraged to apply for the scholarship that best applies to them. Scholarships include:

 

Academic Excellence ○◊
Accelerated | $18,000 ($6,000 per term)
Upper Division | $20,000 ($4,000 per term)

Proof of 3.9+ cumulative high school GPA, proof of high school valedictorian or high school salutatorian (within 5 years of high school graduation), and maintain a cumulative 3.6 GPA on all undergraduate coursework.

 

Tomorrow's Nursing Excellence ○◊ 
Accelerated | $18,000 ($6,000 per term)
Upper Division | $20,000 ($4,000 per term)

Proof of 30+ ACT composite score or 1400+ SAT composite score and maintain a cumulative 3.6 GPA on all undergraduate coursework.

 

Goldfarb Presidential ○ 
Accelerated | $12,000 ($4,000 per term)
Upper Division | $12,500 ($2,500 per term)

Final 3.9 cumulative GPA on all undergraduate coursework.

 

Living Our Values
Accelerated | $7,500 ($2,500 per term)
Final 3.75-3.89 cumulative GPA on all undergraduate coursework.

 

Empowering Future Nurses Δ
Accelerated | $9,000 ($3,000 per term)
Upper Division | $12,500 ($2,500 per term)

Must have exceptional demonstrated financial need. eg 0 EFC

 

Goldfarb Men in Nursing Δ
Accelerated | $7,500 ($2,500 per term)
Upper Division | $7,500 ($1,500 per term)

Male student with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 based on all undergraduate coursework.

 

Diversity in Nursing **
Accelerated | $7,500 ($2,500 per term)
Upper Division | $7,500 ($1,500 per term)

Student with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 based on all undergraduate coursework. U.S. Citizen/Eligible Non-Citizen Representing an underrepresented population in Nursing.

 

A Hero’s Welcome: Goldfarb’s Yellow Ribbon Program
Upper Division, Accelerated, and RN to BSN | Up to $5,000 from Goldfarb with $5,000 VA to match — totaling $10,000 per year

Must meet the admissions requirement GPA and maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA. Must have exhausted Ch. 33 annual cap with remaining eligibility and unmet costs for Yellow Ribbon Program to contribute.

 

Legacy Award ◊
Upper Division, Accelerated, and RN to BSN | $2,000 one-time award
Proof of parent, grandparent or sibling as an alum of Barnes School of Nursing, Jewish Hospital College of Nursing & Allied Health, Barnes-Jewish College of Nursing & Allied Health, Barnes-Jewish College of Nursing or Goldfarb School of Nursing.

 

BJC Employee Dependents 
Upper Division, Accelerated, and RN to BSN | $2,000 one-time award
Must be a dependent of a current BJC HealthCare employee.

 

Dr. Donald M. Suggs Minority Nursing Student Scholarship **
Accelerated | $25,000 ($8,333~ per term)
Upper Division | $25,000 ($5,000 per term)

U.S. Citizen/Eligible Non-Citizen with membership in a racialor ethnic minority group that is underrepresented in the nursing field. This scholarship is awarded during the fall term to one qualifying student.

 

For more information about these scholarships, or to apply, go to www.barnesjewishcollege.edu or contact Adam Colvin, Financial Aid Compliance Specialist at acolvin@bjc.org or 314.362.9157.

 

** As reported to and defined by IPEDS, GSON considers these race/ethnicities to be diverse: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander. Although race and ethnicity are not required on your admission application we will use this information to determine your eligibility.
Δ A FAFSA with Goldfarb’s school code is required. Goldfarb will use the sex indicated on the FAFSA consistent with meeting Selective Service requirements.
○ Priority start: Students may choose specific start term, so long as the term is no less than 4 months from date of acceptance.
◊ Institutional Scholarship Verification form required.

 

All Goldfarb Institutional Scholarships will be verified against required criteria before disbursement to a student account. For example, this may include final transcripts, high school transcripts, institutional scholarship verification form, etc. All prior degrees and prerequisite coursework must be completed at a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

RN to BSN students in a sponsored cohort are not eligible for institutional scholarships.

Effective: July 23, 2018

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1 comments on article "Goldfarb Launches New Scholarship Program to Encourage Aspiring Nurses"

Florine Simon Marks

8/8/2017 5:54 PM

Send me info on how I as an alumnae can contribute to these new scholarships.

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