The Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship FundInformation And Application
NFP’s The Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund exists to provide scholarships to students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for nursing students in their second semester or more of nursing school.
All scholarship application forms, essays, and letters of reference will be maintained in a private and confidential manner.
- The applicant must attend an accredited Pennsylvania program.
- Funds are for Pennsylvania students in their second semester or more of nursing school.
- Students should have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.
- Students are required to demonstrate financial need and commitment to the nursing profession.
- Previous recipients of the Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania scholarships are not eligible to apply.
- 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); to Include current course of enrollment
- 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.
- Within one year, recipients must agree to send a note detailing their academic milestones to NFP’s board of trustees (c/o NFP) for NFP promotional purposes.
- 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
- 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
- Volunteering service to NFP
- Contributing to the mission of NFP
- Making an unrestricted financial gift to NFP
- Otherwise ensuring the perpetuity of NFP