Financial Aid

Nursing and Health Sciences Scholarships

For scholarships requiring a General Application, first read the submission instructions relating to the version of application you are submitting (paper or electronic). General Applications, paper or electronic, must be submitted by the March 1 deadline. Only one General Application is required per student, be sure to include the checklist indicating the scholarships for which you would like to be considered.

For all other scholarships, instructions for applying will be noted or a separate application will be provided with the scholarship description.

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

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. To be eligible, students must be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled in the Nursing Program. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

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. To be eligible, students must be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, be from the Lewiston-Clarkston area or a small rural community in Idaho or Washington and be accepted into the Nursing Program.  Preference will be given to students who intend on staying in the Lewis-Clark Valley and to those who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

Carlson-Lewiston Rotary Scholarship          

To be eligible for this award, applicants must have a current standing of junior or above, be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and 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. Award amount varies. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

Laura Moore Cunningham Nursing Scholarship          

To be eligible for this award, applicants must be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, be an Idaho resident and be in the Nursing or Radiography Science Program.  Applicants for this scholarship shall be evaluated on the basis of academic performance, financial need, nursing ability, professional development, active involvement in a professional nursing association (INSA, INA, or specialty organization) and/or Nursing Division, and/or community. Applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Award amount varies. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

Gretchen Dimico Memorial Scholarship        

To be eligible for this award, applicants must be pursuing a degree in Nursing at the LCSC-Coeur d’Alene Center, be classified as at least half-time, enrolled in six or more credits per semester, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and be a current or former member of a professional nursing organization. Applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Award amount varies. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

The bus & mary ellen durant timberline high school endowed scholarship

To be eligible for this award, students must be pursuing a degree in the Nursing Division, be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and be a graduate of Timberline High School or its successor in Clearwater County, Idaho. Applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

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.html  

Louisa Murphy Nursing Scholarship          

To be eligible for this award, applicants must be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled in the Nursing Program. Preference shall be given to a second year student who has demonstrated significant commitment to the nursing profession and their studies. The amount of the award is variable and shall not be given to the same student two years in a row. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

Outstanding Nursing Student Biennial Scholarship         

This scholarship was established to recognize outstanding nursing students entering their junior year. To be eligible, students must be entering their junior year, be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 and be in good standing in the Nursing Program. Students must be motivated to obtain a career in the nursing field as demonstrated by a letter outlining their career goals. Applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1. 

Lyle and Sharon Parks Scholarship

The intent of this scholarship is to recognize an individual who demonstrates involvement in extracurricular, community, leadership, and personal improvement activities. To be eligible, students must be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and be a graduate of Kendrick High School in Kendrick, Idaho. Preference will be given to students enrolled in a Professional-Technical Program or Health Sciences. Secondary preference will be given to Math, Science, or Engineering programs. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

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. To be eligible, students must be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 and be accepted into the Nursing Program. Preference will be given to students currently employed at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and to those who express an interest in living and working in the Lewis-Clark Valley upon graduation. Applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Simmons Scholarship          

To be eligible for this award, applicants must be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester, be enrolled in the Nursing Program and show academic promise and the ability to succeed in the nursing profession. Applicants must demonstrate financial aid as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Award amount varies. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

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. To be eligible, students must be a senior, be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and 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. Award amount varies. A General Application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

Tri-State Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded from the Clay Taylor Embry and Mary Almire Smith Embry Memorial Scholarship fund. To be eligible, students must be an incoming freshman (beginning Fall semester after high school graduation), be pursuing a degree in Nursing, be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. 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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