The Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship Fund was established in 2004 by the Pittsburgh Black Nurses In Action and was named after Evelyn Paige Parker who was a dedicated nurse and member of the organization.
Below are the minimum requirements to be considered for the award. Eligible applicants must meet each of the following requirements to be considered for the award:
Must have completed at least one (1) full year in nursing education. (If not, must be enrolled in a nursing second-degree program, diploma RN or LPN to RN program).
Must have at least one (1) full year of nursing education remaining (If not, must be enrolled in a nursing second-degree program, diploma RN or LPN to RUN program with one semester remaining).
Be in good scholastic standing as indicated by 3.0 or better GPA at time of application.
Must currently be taking at least 6 credit hours per semester.
At a minimum one, $1,000 LPN to RN scholarship and one, $1,000 Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship from this fund were awarded in 2019. Based on grants received by Pittsburgh Black Nurses in Action, more scholarship funds may become available and will follow the same eligibility criteria as the Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship. In 2018, $8,500 in scholarship awards were given out.
The application will open in March 2020 and close in May 2020.
How to Apply
To apply, click on the link below and select the Pittsburgh Black Nurses In Action Scholarship Application.