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Nursing Scholarships

Program Description:

The Foundation provides funding for nursing scholarships for Fort Bend County residents obtaining a Second Degree Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) degree from the University of Houston – Sugar Land. The Second Degree bachelors program is a twelve-month, intensive, full-time program for people holding bachelor's or master's degrees in other fields who want to become registered nurses (RNs).

Award Amount:

20 scholarships of up to $3,000 each.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be accepted into the University of Houston – Sugar Land School of Nursing’s Second Degree BSN program
  • be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  • be a Fort Bend County resident
  • be able to demonstrate financial need
  • be enrolled full time
  • have a minimum transfer GPA of 3.0

Deadline:

Applications must be postmarked by December 1st.

Notification Period:

Applicants will be notified by the University of Houston – Sugar Land School of Nursing.

Please note:

The Second Degree BSN Scholarship program is administered by the University of Houston – Sugar Land School of Nursing. Scholarship recipients are not selected by The George Foundation Trustees or Staff. Please do not mail application packets to The George Foundation.

To learn more about the University of Houston – Sugar Land School of Nursing visit www.uh.edu/nursing.