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Important Date/Deadline: Gene & Marilyn Nuziard Health Care Scholarship

Semester: 
Spring Semester
Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - Thursday, May 1, 2014
Description: 

The Board of Directors of QueensCare has named its scholarship fund as a small tribute to Gene and Marilyn Nuziard for their 16 years of service to QueensCare. During 8 years as Chairman of the Board and through his ongoing service as a member of the board and many committees of the board, Mr. Nuziard has shared his knowledge and experience from the national business community to help QueensCare develop and expand the programs it offers today to the underserved of Los Angeles County.

Amount

Scholarship recipients may be awarded up to $9000 per year for students in a 4 year university. Those attending professional or community colleges and part time students are eligible for smaller awards. The funds may be used for tuition, fees and books.

Eligibility

Students should be enrolled in one of the healthcare disciplines listed above. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required for community college and professional school students, 3.25 for undergraduates and 3.0 for graduate students. Funding is available to those whose family income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level and who express an interest in working with the underserved here in Los Angeles County upon graduation.

Application Process

Applicants are required to submit:

  1. A Gene & Marilyn Nuziard Scholarship & Loan Fund Application Form.
  2. A one page typed personal statement addressing the following:
    • Achievements
    • Academic Potential
    • Career Goals
    • Community and / or school involvement
  3. Scholarship and Student Loan Applicants are required to submit two “Evaluation Forms” with letters of recommendation attached. The letters of recommendation can be from any of the following: teacher, professor, guidance counselor, community leader, church leader, and / or immediate supervisor.
    The individual (evaluator) should comment on your scholastic achievements and personal strengths such as enrollment, academic abilities and potential, maturity, motivation, self-confidence, leadership, perseverance, extra curricular activities, and community involvement.
  4. A copy of the FAFSA or Student Aid Report.
  5. Official Transcripts
  6. Curriculum Vitae or resume
  7. The most recent Tax Return

Application Deadline

All materials are due by May 1st and mailed / delivered to:

QueensCare
Gene & Marilyn Nuziard Scholarship Fund
1300 N. Vermont Avenue, Suite 1002
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Note: It is the responsibility of the applicant to verify the completeness of his / her application and submit it to QueensCare by the deadline. Incomplete or late applications will not be included in the pool for consideration.

Notification

Applicants will be notified by mail.

Information

If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact QueensCare's Administrative Department at (323) 669-4353.

Scholarship and Loan Application Package

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