YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown Area Jewish Foundation is seeking applications for its Mildred Engel Nurse Scholarship.
The scholarship provides financial assistance to individuals needing funds to secure an associate or baccalaureate degree in nursing.
The scholarship award may cover tuition and transportation costs up to $10,000 annually.
Recipients must commit to work at Heritage Manor Rehabilitation & Retirement Community following graduation from nursing school for a period of one year for scholarship awards less than $8,000 and for two years for scholarship awards of $8,000 or more.
Interested individuals must be accepted into an accredited RN nursing program.
To apply, individuals should submit a copy of their Pell grant acceptance or a resume and letter summarizing their goals and financial need by July 1 of each year.
Recipients must reside within a 75-mile radius of the Youngstown area.
An application is available at yajfoundation.org.
The application and supporting materials should be submitted to Nurse Scholarship Committee, c/o Eric Murray, Executive Director of Senior Care and Services, 517 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, Ohio 44504.