J. E. Oesterreicher Nursing Scholarship

College of Nursing: The J. E. Oesterreicher Nursing Scholarship provides scholarship support for students in the College of Nursing.
Eligibility:
Follow instructions specifically. Two letters of recommendation must be uploaded by the November 2nd deadline. Please ask your professors before submitting their names and let them know the deadline. Must be a pre-licensure (BSN) student and have completed the first semester of the nursing program (Junior II students).Must be a full-time student (taking 12 hours). Scholarship will be renewed one time, dependent upon GPA maintained at 3.0.
Must be a enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and a Junior II in good standing at time of award.
Must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
Must submit an essay, on a subject specified by UT Arlington, and two letters of recommendations from professors from whom the student has taken courses. Both recommendation letters must be printed on letterhead, signed, scanned and submitted in PDF format only.
Letters and essay must be submitted before scholarship deadline of April 1st for Fall awards and November 1st for Spring awards.

Award
$4500.00
Scopes
College of Nursing
Deadline
12/31/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please acknowledge that you understand you must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher if you are awarded a renewable scholarship.
  2. Submit one letter of recommendation from an educator, mentor, supervisor, and/or community leader who can attest to the candidate’s leadership abilities and involvement in leadership related activities. You can upload the document here or email the department email
  3. Please acknowledge that you understand you must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours and must be a Junior II in good standing at time of award.
  4. Are you enrolled in the BSN Program?
  5. Please indicate if your level in the BSN Program.
  6. How many hours have you completed in the nursing program?
  7. Please indicate if you are enrolled in an off-campus (AO) or on-campus nursing program at UTA.
  8. Are you a Texas resident? You must be a Texas resident to be considered. This will be verified.
  9. Did either of your parents complete a college degree?
  10. What is your expected graduation date?
  11. Please list any previous colleges you've attended and if you've earned a degree.
  12. Employment History
    • Are you currently employed?
    • If yes, please provide a brief employment history. If no, please put "not applicable".
  13. Are you a member of any of these nursing organizations?
  14. List any officer position(s) you currently hold in a student nursing organization. If none, please type "No officer positions held".
  15. Within the last five years have you been active in a community, religious, charitable or professional organizations other than nursing organizations?
  16. Please provide the names of any community, religious, charitable or professional organizations you have been active in (other than nursing organizations).
  17. Describe your activity with community, religious, charitable or professional organizations. Please be very specific in your response. If none, type "not applicable".
  18. Please list any officer positions you have held in community, religious, charitable or professional organizations (Non-Nursing). List officer position(s) held and name of organization. If none, type "not applicable".
  19. Please estimate how many hours of volunteer work have you completed with community, religious, charitable or professional organizations (other than nursing organizations) within the last 12 months? (Only numbers allowed in response. No other characters.)
  20. Please tell us about any other volunteer work you've done on or off the UTA campus? If none, state "not applicable".
  21. Briefly describe any scholarships, loans, grants, etc. you've been awarded.
  22. Briefly describe your need for financial assistance. Give specific concise examples.
  23. Briefly describe any honors, academic and/or clinical awards you have received the current academic year. (List name of award and date received or semester)
  24. Please upload an essay that addresses the following points: Why did you select a career in nursing? Describe your "life story" and what motivated you to become a nurse. What are your aspirations upon graduation? What are your strengths that you bring to the profession of nursing? How will this scholarship funding be helpful to you? What do you think is the roll of alumni, and your role, in helping other students graduate successfully from their nursing program? Essay format should be double spaced, 12 point font and two pages long. Please note that your essay may be shared with the donor and his family, as well as others.
  25. Please submit a name and email address of one of your professors you would like to invite to provide a letter of recommendation on your behalf. Please be aware that the letter of recommendation must be printed on letterhead, signed, scanned and submitted in PDF format only.
  26. Please provide a second name and email address of one of your professors you would like to invite to provide a letter of recommendation on your behalf. Please be aware that the letter of recommendation must be printed on letterhead, signed, scanned and submitted in PDF format only.
  27. I acknowledge that should I receive the J.E. Oesterreicher/THR Nursing Scholarship I will be required to attend the annual Dream Makers Scholarship Luncheon held annually in March.
  28. I acknowledge that should I receive this scholarship I will be enrolled in the UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation. I understand should I leave the CONHI nursing program I agree to repay the scholarship.
  29. I acknowledge that should I receive this scholarship I will use the proceeds of the scholarship for payment of tuition, required fees, professional equipment, materials and books.
  30. I acknowledge that the information submitted in this application is true and correct.
  31. List your top three areas of interest in nursing:
  32. If you are interested in an area of nursing not listed in the previous questions please specify here.
  33. I acknowledge and understand if either the letter of recommendation is not submitted in the format requested my application will not be considered. It is my responsibility to ensure letter of recommendation was submitted prior to the application closing date.
  34. If you are a pre-licensure nursing student, how many hours of volunteer work have you completed with student nursing organizations within the last 12 months.
  35. How many hours of volunteer work have you completed with student nursing organizations within the last 12 months.
  36. How many hours have you completed in the nursing program? (Only numbers allowed in response. No other characters.)
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