Sample Nursing Scholarship

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It is currently 8 o’clock on a chilly Tuesday morning. I’m sitting in the schools library making a new to-do list for this week. Most of the students I know are still in bed sleeping, which of course I wish I could be doing too. However, as weeks are long and the days are shorter, there is much to be done in such little time. For me, I like to get ahead of the ball game so I’m not in a sticky situation in the end. I believe the best way to success is having a plan and then sticking on the right path to get there. That is how I manage everything I do.
John Wooden once said, “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” I believe I deserve this scholarship because I work hard and put my best effort in everything I do. It is not whether I become the next president of the United States or get that leading role in an upcoming movie. It is the fact that by working hard and never giving up that anything is possible. Throughout my life I can honestly say that I have never gotten anything handed to me, and that has made me the person I am today.
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I plan to purse a career being a neonatal nurse upon graduation in May 2018. Education is by far the most important thing in my life. Coming from a town were many people don’t get the opportunity to go to a 4-year college, I am honored that I get that opportunity. I will be enrolled full time as I was last year while I maintained a 3.94 GPA. Not only was I on the Deans List the first semester, I was also on the Chancellors List second semester. This past fall semester, I was on the Chancellors list again and plan to maintain that standing this coming spring semester. I have applied to the upper division of the nursing program and my goal is to get admitted so that I can fulfill my dream of being a neonatal
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