Nursing scholarships are announced

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

Five nursing students are recipients of Church of the Brethren Nursing Scholarships for 2020. 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.

This year’s recipients are:
Emma DeArmitt of Meyersdale (Pa.) Church of the Brethren,
Samantha Burket of Martinsburg (Pa.) Memorial Church of the Brethren,
Chelsey Dick of First Church of the Brethren in Roaring Spring, Pa.,
Julia Hoffacker of Black Rock Church of the Brethren in Glenville, Pa., and
Peyton Leidy of Woodbury (Pa.) Church of the Brethren.

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.

New this year is an online application. Information on the scholarships, including the application form and instructions, is at

Applications and supporting documentation are due by April 1 of each year.

Randi Rowan is program assistant for the Church of the Brethren Discipleship Ministries.


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