Hobble (LPN) Nursing Scholarship

American Legion - Kansas

Hobble (LPN) Nursing Scholarship is given to a student who will attend a diploma for Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN). The scholarship was created in memory of John and Geraldine Hobble's parents. The scholarship provides a $300 fund that may be used to enroll at an accredited Kansas school.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The applicant must be high school graduate or undergraduate student. The applicant must have attained the age of 18 prior to taking the Kansas State Board examination
  • Financial Need:
  • Residence:
    The applicant must be a Kansas resident.
  • College:
    The applicant must attend an accredited Kansas school which awards a diploma for Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN).
  • Major/Career:
    The applicant must pursue a diploma for Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and a profession in a health related institution such as a nursing home or hospital located in the State of Kansas.

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    The race, color, creed or gender of the applicant will not be a factor in determining eligibility for this scholarship. The three members of the Scholarship, Essay, and Oratorical Committee for the Kansas Department of The American Legion are charged with selecting the winner of this scholarship. The committee will be guided in their selection by the wishes of Mr. and Mrs. Hobble, in that thescholarship be awarded to an individual who is both qualified and in need of the financial aidafforded by their scholarship. The decision of the Scholarship, Essay, and Oratorical Committee shall be final and absolute.
  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Explain in your own words those details which you feel will help the selection committee as they review your application.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Three letters of recommendation (no relatives) - only one from a teacher.
  • Other Materials:
    The applicant must also submit their latest 1040 income statement of supporting parent(s)/self and a recent black & white or color glossy photo must accompany the application, to be used for publicity purposes.

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