Mary Eliza Mahoney Nursing Education Scholarship

Application Deadline: Application Due NO LATER THAN Monday, April 1, 2024

The Mary Eliza Mahoney Nursing Education Scholarship is a renewable, merit-based award covering tuition (fall and spring semesters), fees, and textbooks/supplies in the SUNY Corning Community College (SUNY CCC) Nurse Education AAS program, either through completion of the Nurse Education AAS degree or up to four semesters in the Nurse Education AAS program, whichever comes first. It is open to incoming and returning nursing students. Four Mary Eliza Mahoney Nursing Education Scholarships are offered annually to students in SUNY CCC’s Nursing AAS program, specifically, to high-performing students who are from racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in health-related sciences. Underrepresented minorities in health-related sciences are defined by the National Institutes of Health as Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.

Student Eligibility Requirements:

  • Is accepted into or currently enrolled in SUNY CCC’s Nurse Education Program
  • Is from an underrepresented minority group as defined above
  • Has earned a 62.0 or higher on the TEAS
  • Has a 2.75 GPA or higher
  • Has submitted a FAFSA for the 2023-2024 academic year
  • Is willing to enter into Service Obligation Scholarship Agreement with Corning Incorporated that states, “within three (3) months of successful completion of SUNY CCC’s Nursing Prelicensure Program, Scholar agrees to diligently seek and accept full-time employment and to begin providing full-time healthcare services in a hospital system or medical provider’s office in Chemung or Steuben County.”
  • Maintains a 3.0 GPA at SUNY CCC, as evidenced by a school transcript or other official College document. This document should reflect the overall average as of the end of the Spring semester
  • Submits an application package via email no later than April 1, 2024

Application Package Checklist:

  • Mary Eliza Mahoney Nursing Education Scholarship Application form
  • Unofficial SUNY CCC transcript that includes overall GPA or high school transcript for incoming students
  • Unofficial copy of ATI TEAS
  • Typed personal statement/essay in 12-point font with a maximum of 500 words
    • Essay contents should include:
      • “Mary Eliza Mahoney Nursing Education Scholarship will allow me to” (discuss career goals, area of focus, and how you will improve the health and social conditions of underrepresented minorities in this region.)

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