April Elizabeth Gillespie Memorial Nursing Scholarship

College of Nursing Conditional Application – The April Elizabeth Gillespie Memorial Nursing Scholarship was set up in memory of Dr. Gillespie’s wife, April Elizabeth Gillespie, who was a nurse at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas. The April Elizabeth Gillespie Memorial Nursing Scholarship provides scholarships to undergrad nursing students currently enrolled at UTA.


  • Classified as 2nd semester junior, or a senior year student
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Preference is given to students with a demonstrated interest in pediatric nursing, provided they meet all other requirements.

Junior awardees who maintain a 3.0 GPA are eligible to reapply as a senior.

*Note: All scholarship offer notifications will be sent via your UTA email account ONLY. Please check it frequently. Scholarships are not awarded in the summer. Applications submitted during the Spring are awarded in the Fall and applications submitted in the Fall are awarded in the Spring. After submitting your application, please confirm application was submitted. Only completed applications will be considered. *

Students receiving this renewable scholarship must reapply during the application cycle and must meet the eligibility requirements.

The following actions must be completed before scholarship award will be released. Failure to complete these steps will delay scholarship awarding or award may be forfeited:

  • Accept or reject the scholarship offer
  • Complete the post-acceptance questionnaire
  • Submit a thank you letter addressed to the donor

Additional questions or concerns, email nursingscholarships@uta.edu.

$500 to $1500
College of Nursing