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Alyssa C. Rudy Scholarship

NFP’s Alyssa C. Rudy Scholarship exists to provide a scholarship to York College of Pennsylvania students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree.

Assuming qualified applicants, the standard will attempt to select at least one scholarship recipient annually that is attending York College of Pennsylvania – Nursing program – RN-BSN program that is in his/her 3rd or 4th year.

General Information

NFP’s Alyssa C. Rudy Scholarship exists to provide a scholarship to York College of Pennsylvania students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree.

Assuming qualified applicants, the standard will attempt to select at least one scholarship recipient annually that is attending York College of Pennsylvania – Nursing program – RN-BSN program that is in his/her 3rd or 4th year.  

All info regarding NFP scholarships can be found at www.theNFP.org under the “Scholarships” tab.

Questions may be directed to Paula Lasecki (plasecki@thenfp.org), 717-827-4369.

All scholarship application forms, essays and letters of reference will be maintained in a private and confidential manner.

Criteria

  1. The applicant must attend an accredited BSN, MSN, or doctoral program in Pennsylvania.
  2. Applicants must be full-time nursing students in 3rd or 4th year of an accredited BSN, MSN, or doctoral program in Pennsylvania.
  3. Students must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.
  4. Students are required to submit the completed online application.
  5. May only apply to one NFP scholarship per calendar year, excluding the Jack Barger scholarship.

How to Apply

Applications must be accompanied by:

  • An official transcript of most recent grades (Fall Semester);
  • Two letters of reference on official letterhead, with at least one being an academic contact (letters should describe the applicant’s scholastic abilities, leadership qualities, and community service)
  • Completed essays
  • Submit a high-resolution (minimum 300 dpi – JPEG format) professional headshot for publicity use by PSNA/NFP
    (NOTE: selfies or phone camera photos are not acceptable)

The application can only be submitted via the website (application form below).

The application deadline is March 30th every year.

Post Award Requirements

  1. Within one year, recipients must agree to send a thank you note or video to NFP’s board of trustees (c/o NFP) for NFP promotional purposes
  2. As able, scholarship recipients are asked to consider “paying their gratitude forward” through one or more of the following means to advance the nursing profession
    1. Volunteering service to NFP
    2. Contributing to the mission of NFP
    3. Making an unrestricted financial gift to NFP
    4. Otherwise ensuring the perpetuity of NFP
  3. On a regular ongoing basis, provide voluntary submission of published articles and other professional works for use in PSNA/NFP publications and publicity

Apply For Scholarship

All scholarship application forms, essays, and letters of reference will be maintained in a private and confidential manner.

  • Applicant Information

  • Current School of Nursing Enrollment

    School listed below is where your official transcript should be mailed from if already in program.
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  • Academic Qualifications

  • Have you received any grants and/or scholarships for the year for which you are applying? If so, please indicate the amount.
  • Application File Submissions

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    • If you need to mail or email please send to: Paula Lasecki at plasecki@thenfp.org or ATTN: NFP Scholarships, 3605 Vartan Way, Suite 204, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
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        • Essay Topics

          Applicant shall submit answers to the two essay questions in 600 words or less, double-spaced, 12 font, and type the essay question being answered at the top of the page then answer below.

          Suggestion: Have a professional review your final essays for content, grammar, punctation, and spelling prior to submission.

          1. Identify leadership skills that you possess both in and out of school. How would you use them in the nursing profession?
          2. How have you achieved results with success or failure in your life?
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