Nursing scholarships announced for 2016, applications are received for 2017




Amy Hoffman is one of the nursing students who have benefited from the Church of the Brethren nursing scholarship in past years.

Amy Hoffman is one of the nursing students who have benefited from the Church of the Brethren nursing scholarship in past years.

By Randi Rowan

Six nursing students were named as recipients of Church of the Brethren Nursing Scholarships for 2016. 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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The recipients are Logan Fultz of Stone Church of the Brethren in Huntingdon, Pa.; Amanda Gibble and Cassidy McFadden of Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren in Elgin, Ill.; Malinda Heisey and Brooke Myer of Chiques Church of the Brethren in Manheim, Pa.; and Abby Maples of Panther Creek Church of the Brethren in Adel, Iowa.

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/congregationallife/nursingscholarships.html . Applications and supporting documentation are due by May 1 to be considered for 2017 scholarships.

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

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