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Mable R. Slagle Nurses Training Fund

Scholarship Details

Available to High School Seniors and Adult Students
May be renewable up to 4 years - must reapply each year in order to be eligible

Applicant must:

  • Be a graduate of Apollo Ridge High School, Armstrong High School, Kiski Area High School, or Leechburg High School
  • Be enrolled in a nursing program at an accredited college/university in the US OR
  • If the student is entering into a recognized hospital training school, they must be a first year student to apply
  • If the student is attending a college or university, they do not have to be a first year student to apply

All applicants must complete the online scholarship application, including his/her response to the following essay question.

Essay Question

Please write a one page essay explaining your choice of nursing as a career.  Include the following:

  • Your personal traits and experiences that believe would make you a great nurse
  • Your role models and how they have influenced you
  • Your career goals and aspirations
  • Your reasons for wanting this scholarship and the importance of this scholarship to the achievement of your career goals

Past Recipients

  • 2020-21 Sarah Martin, Ashley Neff, Elizabeth Penrose, Logan Smietana, Rebecca Sulava & Emilee Wallace
  • 2021-22 McKenna Pierce & Skylyn Raypush
  • 2022-23 Emily Reese, Mackenzie Egley, Kaci Peters, Chace Wadsworth, Elizabeth Penrose, Emilee Wallace, Kristen Miskinis, McKenna Pierce & Morgan Pierce