Nursing Awards & Scholarships
The Brandywine Health Foundation seeks to address the critical shortage of nurses by encouraging Chester County residents to enter the field of nursing by providing scholarship funds, and recognizing those students who excel academically.
To that end, eleven nursing awards and scholarship funds benefiting nursing students studying at West Chester University and Immaculata University and the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) Practical Nursing Program are available. Information about the application process, criteria and deadlines is available in the following sections.
Available Awards & Scholarships
- West Chester University Only
- West Chester University and Immaculata University
- Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) Practical Nursing Program
This year, we congratulate the following students on receiving awards:
Martha and Duane Bohlayer Scholarship Recipient, Miatta Ruth Sawyerr, pictured above - is featured in our 2011 Community Report.
Cardiac Rehab Scholarship Recipients:
Shanna Giedl, Alex Hartman and Caitlin Powers, WCU Nursing School
Coatesville Athletic Association Scholarship and Henrietta Potter Hankin Nursing Scholarship:
Maureen Dorff, WCU Nursing School
Doris Cumber Memorial and Myrtle Harvey Awards:
Andrea Crater, WCU Nursing School
Ethel G. Charlton Nursing Award:
Shanna Giedl, WCU Nursing School
Gunard Berry Carlson Award:
Caitlin Powers, WCU Nursing School
James L. and Miquette M. Cox Nursing Scholarship:
Cortina Faust, Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) Practical Nursing Program; Andrea Crater, Maureen Dorff, Shanna Giedl and Caitlin Powers, WCU Nursing School
Marie Rooney Nursing Scholarship:
Jennifer Choate, WCU Nursing School
Martha and Duane Bohlayer Scholarship:
Cortina Faust, Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU)
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