School of Nursing

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Ron & Gayle Peterson Nursing Scholarship

Criteria

The intent of the scholarship is to assist undergraduate in the School of Nursing at Western Illinois University. Students must be junior standing, have a 3.25 or better GPA, accepting into the nursing major, single or working mother, and demonstrate services to the field of Nursing.

Applications

Applications can be obtained

  • from the Scholarship Office, Sherman Hall 308, 1 University Circle, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455-1390
  • the School of Nursing, Currens Hall 125, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455-1390
  • or via PDF download [application form | letter of reference form]
Terms

The amount of the award is $500.00 (determined by annual interest earnings on the endowment.)

Selection Process

Recipients will be selected by the Nursing Scholarship Committee in the School of Nursing.

Additional Comments

Financial need Is not a consideration.

Inquiries Should Be Sent To

School of Nursing, Currens Hall 125, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455-1390.

Deadline for application

May 1. Recipient will be selected by June 1.

Is the Scholarship Renewable?

Recipients may reapply for the scholarship; it is not automatically renewable.