Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

$500–$5,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
5/9/2023Submission Deadline

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The Rhode Island Foundation sponsors the Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship. The nonprofit dedicates itself to making Rhode Islanders’ lives better. They partner with generous individuals, families, organizations, and corporations who share their passion for the state and nonprofit organizations that provide “on-the-ground” services.

The Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship awards a prize ranging from $500 to $5,000 to financially support Licensed RNs nursing students in Rhode Island. Applicants must be residents of Rhode Island and enrolled in Rhode Island accredited schools. They must provide financial information, enrollment letters, and grade transcripts.

The sponsors pay the award prize to the winner’s school to assist in paying their tuition. The award is renewable annually through reapplying so long as requirements are still maintained.

Key Information of Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

Nursing

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Any

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Award Amount

$500–$5,000

Number of Awards

1

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship Timeline

January 2023

Application Opening Date

Applications open on January 1.

May 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on May 9.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate – Postgraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Rhode Island
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Financial Information
  • School Verification
  • Present Work Experiences

How to ace the Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

1

Start the application process right away

You should start the application process as soon as possible. This will allow you enough time to acquire all necessary documents, contact your referees or recommenders, complete all forms and work on your personal statement. Have everything organized and planned to avoid any last-minute complications.

2

Show proof of financial need

Only applicants with financial needs stand a chance of getting the scholarship. Be sure you know how to fill the financial need analysis.

3

Have your application reviewed

Prior to submission, double-check your application for any mistakes and seek review from instructors or mentors before submitting your application to make sure everything is correct and all necessary information provided.

4

Keep your grades up

This scholarship program is very competitive and despite there being no specific GPA required, students must show academic excellence. So work hard on keeping your grades up and maintaining your GPA. Grades will be an indicator of how dedicated and serious you are.

How the Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship is Judged

The judging committee awards the scholarship based on how successfully the candidate meets the scholarship requirements listed on the application page, their educational goals, and their reasons for choosing their field of study.

Why We Love the Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

1

Supports the nursing profession

This scholarship supports the nursing profession by providing scholarships for its students through all academic levels.

2

It is open to all

The scholarship program is open to all students of Rhode Island who meet the requirements without any discrimination against race, religion, ethnicity, gender, etc.

3

It is renewable

Eligible recipients, who continue to meet the requirements every year throughout their undergraduate program, can reapply for the scholarship renewal.

5 Facts About the Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

01.

Renewable scholarship

The scholarship is renewable, according to the Rhode Island Foundation.

02.

Be a registered nurse

The scholarship considers only applications from registered nurses.

03.

Open to undergraduates and graduates

Both undergraduate and graduate students, who are registered nurses, are eligible for the prize.

04.

Open to Rhode Island students only

Only students from Rhode Island are eligible to apply.

05.

Promotes quality healthcare in Rhodes Island

The scholarship is for students in Rhode Island and promotes quality healthcare by sponsoring brilliant students with financial needs.

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