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Class of 1961 Nursing Scholarship Fund

Eligibility Criteria: 

A student in the pre-licensure BSN student next fall with preference to Iowa native. In addition, the awardee must demonstrate financial need, professional promise, and must be in progress or have completed first clinical nursing course (Core Clinical Practicum).


This scholarship fund was established by the members of the graduating class of 1961. The spokespersons for the class was are Marcia Congdon, Jan Crist, Rose Marie Friedrich, Lois Skinner, Joanne Swenson, and Dee Vanderhoof. At the time of their graduation, the class pledged to establish a scholarship their alma mater and have contributed to the fund since graduating in 1961. Jan Crist and Rose Marie Friedrich are former faculty members at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.