The Redlands Community College Foundation offers several scholarships for nursing students.
Romaette Bryant Memorial Scholarship for LPN-to-RN students. Deadline to apply is in January.
Cheryl Ross Rinehart Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Must be entering into their freshman year of Nursing School, minimum GPA of 2.75 and enrolled in a minimum of 8 credit hours. If not enrolled in 8 hours, you must provide a written explanation from the Nursing Department explaining the situation. Submit a one page essay on “Humor and Nursing.”
Martha Piper Nursing Scholarship
Established in honor of Martha Piper, a longtime faculty member in the nursing department. Awarded to a single parent student entering the nursing program as a freshman or a sophomore. Must be accepted into the RCC School of Nursing, minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, and enrolled in at least 8 hours. If not enrolled in 8 hours, you must provide a written explanation from the nursing department explaining the situation.
Michael Earl Croy Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an adult nursing student who has completed certain criteria in the Redlands nursing program. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Croy, Yukon, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Croy, Binger, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Warren, El Reno, are the donors of the scholarship. Applicant must have completed first semester of nursing school at Redlands Community College with a “C” or higher grade and be enrolled in second semester of nursing school, provide evidence of participation in campus and civic activities, leadership positions, organization membership, awards, and other honors, submit an essay (up to 750 words) stating why nursing has been chosen as a career goal, and provide financial need information.
Romaette Bryant Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a student entering the program as a freshman or sophomore at Redlands Community College and have been accepted into the Redlands nursing program – Enrolled in at least 8 hours. If not enrolled in 8 hours, you must provide a written explanation from the nursing department - Must hold a current unencumbered LPN license with the State of Oklahoma - Must submit transcript, proof of current LPN license, and acceptance letter to Redlands nursing program - Must submit typed essay describing “What event or person influenced your decision to become a nurse?”
Russell-Murray Hospice Nursing Scholarship
Must be entering second year of nursing school at Redlands Community College, have a minimum GPA 2.75, and provide financial need information. Applicant will submit a one –page essay, with the application, stating the candidate’s view of the “Role of Nurses in the future.”
Ruth Louise Wallace Endowed Scholarship
Established by Ruth Louise Wallace to extend to present day students the opportunity she received through the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II. This fund supports and encourages Redlands Community College students committed to a professional career in nursing. Must be an Oklahoma resident and a citizen of the United States - Must be a student entering the nursing program as a freshman or a sophomore at Redlands Community College - Must have accumulated a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or a 4.0 on a 5.0 scale - Must submit with the application, a typed essay describing “What event or person influenced your decision to become a nurse.” - Financial need will be considered but is not mandatory.