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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
Approximately $39,400 available, which may be split into multiple awards
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
  • Entering (first year) a nursing program at a recognized hospital training school

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