Financial Aid

Nursing and Health Sciences Scholarships

Be sure to first read the submission instructions relating to the version of the General Application you are submitting (paper or online). Only one General Application is required per student. If completing the paper version, be sure to include the checklist indicating the scholarships for which you would like to be considered.

General Applications, paper or online, must be submitted by the March 1 deadline.

All scholarships require a General Application, unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description. For scholarships requiring a separate application, it will be listed below the description.

If you have any questions contact the Financial Aid Office at any time or e-mail us at scholarships@lcsc.edu

TO BE ELIGIBLE, STUDENTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING BULLETED SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS.

The Betty Mae Alvord Allwine Memorial Scholarship in Nursing            

This scholarship was created to honor Betty Mae’s incredible spirit for life and her dedication to the health industry.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Be enrolled in the Nursing Program

Helen Bisbing Nursing Scholarship          

This scholarship was established by Helen Bisbing as a way to help a student fulfill their dream of becoming a nurse; one who takes their life, career and health seriously.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Be accepted into the Nursing Program
  • Be from the Lewiston-Clarkston area or a small rural community in Idaho or Washington
  • Preference:
    • Students who intend on staying in the Lewis-Clark Valley
    • Students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

Carlson-Lewiston Rotary Scholarship          

  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Have a current standing of junior or above
  • Be in good standing in the Nursing program

Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of academic performance, leadership potential, nursing ability and potential, active involvement in a professional nursing association (INSA or INA) and/or Nursing Division and/or community.

Laura Moore Cunningham Nursing Scholarship          

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Be in the Nursing or Radiography Science Program
  • Be an Idaho resident
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

Gretchen Dimico Memorial Scholarship        

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • At least half-time, enrolled in six or more credits per semester
  • Pursuing a degree in Nursing at the LCSC-Coeur d’Alene Center
  • Be a current or former member of a professional nursing organization
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

The bus & mary ellen durant timberline high school endowed scholarship

  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Pursuing a degree in the Nursing Division
  • Be a graduate of Timberline High School or its successor in Clearwater County, Idaho
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

Gritman Medical Center Scholarships

Gritman Medical Center, located in the Palouse country of Moscow, Idaho, offers several scholarships for students pursuing Nursing and Health Science. For more information and to apply please visit Gritman’s website at: http://www.gritman.org/about-scholarships.aspx  

Louisa Murphy Nursing Scholarship          

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Be enrolled in the Nursing Program
  • Preference:
    • Second year student who has demonstrated significant commitment to the nursing profession and their studies

Outstanding Nursing Student Biennial Scholarship         

This scholarship was established to recognize outstanding nursing students entering their junior year.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Must be entering their junior year
  • Be in good standing in the Nursing Program
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

Students must be motivated to obtain a career in the nursing field as demonstrated by a letter outlining their career goals.

Lyle and Sharon Parks Scholarship

  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Be a graduate of Kendrick High School in Kendrick, Idaho
  • Preference:
    • Students enrolled in a Professional-Technical Program, Health Sciences, Math, Science or Engineering Program

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship          

The St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is a volunteer organization established more than 50 years ago to provide assistance to patients, staff, the hospital and the community. This scholarship was established to assist in a nursing student's success and foster a well-educated, talented population of skilled nurses.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Be accepted into the Nursing Program
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office
  • Preference:
    • Students currently employed at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center
    • Students who express an interest in living and working in the Lewis-Clark Valley upon graduation

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Simmons Scholarship          

  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Be enrolled in the Nursing Program
  • Show academic promise and the ability to succeed in the nursing profession
  • Demonstrate financial aid as determined by the Financial Aid Office

The Grace Smith Endowed Scholarship in Nursing          

This scholarship was established by Grace Shawen Smith and Ralph A. Shawen for the purpose of offsetting the educationally related expenses of a Lewis-Clark State College student.

  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Have a current standing of senior
  • Be in good standing in the Nursing Program

Candidates shall be evaluated on the basis of academic performance, leadership potential, financial need, nursing ability and potential, active involvement in a professional nursing association (INSA or INA) and/or the Nursing Division, and/or the community. 

Tri-State Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded from the Clay Taylor Embry and Mary Almire Smith Embry Memorial Scholarship fund.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester
  • Pursuing a degree in Nursing
  • Be an incoming freshman (beginning Fall semester after high school graduation)

Students entering their second year are also eligible to apply as long as they meet the remaining criteria. Recipients will be expected to apply for a position at Tri-State after graduation and work for at least one year after licensing as a Registered Nurse. Applications are available mid-April and the awardees are notified in early July. For more information, contact the Director of Public Relations, Tri-State Memorial Hospital, P.O. Box 189, Clarkston, WA 99403. (509) 751-0222. 

A separate application is required and must be submitted by June 1.


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