Laurene Ann Opdyke Nursing Scholarship

The Laurene Ann Opdyke Nursing Scholarship will be awarding ten $2,500 scholarships to nursing students in their junior or senior year. The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited program leading toward licensure as a professional Registered Nurse, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. There is no restriction on state residency or which accredited school one attends.

The scholarship was established by Richard Opdyke in memory of his wife, Laurene, to honor her 50-year nursing career. Preference will be given to applicants with financial need. This award is renewable for up to two consecutive years (a GPA of 3.0 or higher is required to be considered for renewal).

The scholarship application can be accessed here:

This post was authored by Judy Christensen on 04/22/2024.