Nursing students receive Church of the Brethren scholarships




Shaye Thomas is one of the students who received a Nursing Scholarship in 2015, through the Health Education and Research Endowment.

Shaye Thomas is one of the students who received a Nursing Scholarship in 2015, through the Health Education and Research Endowment.

By Randi Rowan

Five nursing students are recipients of Church of the Brethren Nursing Scholarships for 2015.  This scholarship, made possible by the Health Education and Research Endowment, is available to members of the Church of the Brethren enrolled in LPN, RN, or nursing graduate programs.

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This year’s recipients are Nicole Drawbaugh of West Green Tree Church of the Brethren near Elizabethtown, Pa.; Seth McElroy of Uniontown (Pa.) Church of the Brethren; Shaye Thomas of Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren in New Paris, Ohio; Hannah Tomlin of Brookville (Ohio) Church of the Brethren; and Kelsey Wenger of White Oak Church of the Brethren in Manheim, Pa.

Scholarships of up to $2,000 for RN and graduate nurse candidates and up to $1,000 for LPN candidates are awarded to a limited number of applicants each year.

Information on the scholarships, an application form, and instructions are available at www.brethren.org . Applications and supporting documentation are due by April 1 of each year.

-- Randi Rowan is program assistant for the Church of the Brethren Congregational Life Ministries.

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