Scholarships

ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING (ADN) students who have successfully completed one semester of the Associate Degree Nursing Program may be available for scholarship assistance if they have proof that they do not qualify for federal financial aid. The following scholarship application should be submitted to the Associate Degree Nursing Office along with documentation of ineligibility for federal aid.

Link to the Health Science Scholarship Form

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Nursing Scholarships/Academic Scholarships

Dr. Roger Weiner Associate Degree and Practical Nursing Scholarship
Application Packs may be obtained at Coahoma Community College’s (CCC) Allied Health Training Center. 

Eligibility requirements include:

  1. current enrollment in CCC’s Associate Degree or Practical Nursing program
  2. successful completion of twelve (12) hours prior to application
  3. must not have sanction(s) on file for disciplinary reasons
  4. must demonstrate a financial need.

THE BOLIVAR MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION is a Scholarship program for students who are enrolled in Delta State University, Coahoma Community College, or Mississippi Delta Community College. The scholarship is presented yearly to the college and will be awarded and managed by the Leaders of Institution’s Nursing Program. The student must have been accepted in the nursing program, have at least a 3.0 GPA, full-time, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and fulfill acceptable progress guidelines in the program. There is a length of obligation to work in Bolivar County: student receiving one or two semesters shall be employed for a minimum of one year, three or four semesters will be employed for a minimum of two years, and for five semesters for a minimum of three years. Applications will be available at the Robert G. “Brick” Mason Building at 901 Ohio Avenue, Clarksdale, MS.

 

The ROBERT SWATZELL HEALTH SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP is designed to provide financial assistance to those students enrolled in a certificate or degree program offered in the Health Science Division. These funds are stipulated for students with no other means of financial assistance.

 

Certificate Programs, limited to $500 per student per program:

Students in the EKG/Phlebotomy/Nursing Assistant programs may qualify for up to $750 if entered into one additional Certificate program.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Complete an application to access funds.
  2. Must provide documentation of financial need.
  3. Two letters of reference from persons outside the student’s family;
  4. Letter of acceptance into the program

 Associate Degree Programs, limited to $1,000 per student per program:

These funds are designed to assist the student specifically during the summer semester(s) between the first and second year of studies. The qualifying student should maintain a 3.0 GPA in all core subjects; students with a 2.5 GPA may be recommended.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Must complete an application to access funds
  2. Must provide documentation of financial need.       This can include:
  3. Letter of recommendation from the program director and / or clinical director of the specific program outlining the qualifications of the student.
  4. Transcript of the GPA for core subjects.

A listing of additional academic and other student scholarship can be found in the Coahoma Community College Catalog.