Velma Flies Anderson Scholarship

Heartland Foundation

Velma Flies Anderson Scholarship is offered to students enrolled in their senior year of a registered nursing program. The scholarship was established in honor of Mrs. Anderson who was a graduate of the Missouri Methodist Hospital School of Nursing. The schoalrship amount varies on the amount of funding available to recipients primarily depends on the earned interest that is generated from investing the fund.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The applicant must be a college senior.
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    The applicant must be enrolled full-time.
  • Residence:
    Applicants must reside within the Heartland Foundation service region which includes the following counties in MISSOURI: Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Platte, Ray, and Worth; in IOWA: Decatur, Fremont, Page, Ringgold, and Taylor; in KANSAS: Atchison, Brown, Doniphan, and Nemaha; and in NEBRASKA: Nemaha and Richardson.
  • Major/Career:
    The applicant must attend an accredited/approved registered nursing program.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    NARRATIVE INFORMATION In addition to an official certified transcript proof of acceptance/full-time enrollment, letters of recommendation dated within the last 90 days (see information page), and this cover page, please provide the following information in narrative form: 1. Degree and career field you plan to pursue. 2. Description of career goals. 3. Briefly state why you are applying for this scholarship and how it will apply to your professional skills. 4. Institution to which you are accepted, date of acceptance to RN program, years completed in nursing program, and expected date of graduation. 5. Explanation of need for financial assistance with anticipated costs and any extenuating circumstances. 6. A list of other financial resources with dollar amount (scholarships, loans, etc.). Please indicate if you have applied to and been accepted into the Stepping Stones program through Mosaic Life Care. 7. Information related to your work (if applicable): length of service, how many hours worked weekly, etc. Mention clinical excellence or achievement awards (if applicable). If you are currently working in nursing, please describe your work and your feelings associated with involvement in health care, etc. 8. Volunteer information: where, when, number of hours, and name of supervisor. 9. List extracurricular activities (hobbies, interests, etc.).
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Applicants must submit at least two (2) recently dated letters of recommendation (on letterhead where applicable) with authors name, the position and relationship to the applicant. Letters must be dated within the last 90 days, and they must be signed.
  • Other Materials:
    The application must include a proof of acceptance and full-time enrollment in senior year of an accredited/approved nursing program (class schedule with credit hours enrolled and program acceptance letter) and an application cover page and narrative.

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