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Cindy Prescott Memorial Scholarship Fund  

1956 - 2023

Cindy graduated from the New Hampshire State Hospital School of Nursing in 1979 and was a school nurse in the Bow School District for 19 fulfilling years. She considered it the best job any nurse could ever have! In her obituary, she wanted to mention raising funds and awareness for the New Hampshire School Nurses Association Scholarship Fund. 

Her vibrant, selfless, and caring personality marked Cindy's journey through life. A graduate of Lewiston High School in 1974 and the New Hampshire State Hospital School of Nursing in 1979.   Cindy's dedication to her students reflected her deeply rooted passion for making a positive impact on the lives of others. 

A limited number of scholarships are available yearly for NH School Nurses.  The scholarship is not to exceed half the cost of the course or $500.00.  Reimbursement will be made after applicant sends verification of successful course completion.  First time applicants will have priority.

All three criteria below must be met in order to qualify:

1.  A NHSNA member for at least two years.

2.  Currently active in the practice of school nursing.

3.  Use the scholarship for accredited course work toward a nursing- related degree. OR for the NSCN exam fee.

How to apply:             Apply online

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2024

Notification:    All Applicants will be notified if they are qualified by April 30, 2024.  

Past Scholarship awards 2020:

Abigail Nichols, New Ipswich, NH

Traci Fairbanks, Chesterfield, NH

Carrie Frederiksen, Keene, NH

Jacqueline Gilmour, Monroe, NH

Kellie Allen, Tilton, NH

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