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The Eileen J. Smith, R.N. Memorial Scholarship

The Eileen J. Smith, R. N. Memorial Scholarship was established by Eileen's husband and children. Eileen was a friendly, kind, and generous person. This scholarship is a reminder of the passion and dedication she had for helping others.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Resident of Jackson County, Michigan

  • ​Graduating high school senior, previous recipient, student already enrolled in and taking undergraduate 

        classes, returning learner, student planning to attend graduate school, student already enrolled in graduate

        school, or student enrolled in the Jackson College Prison Education Initiative who has completed at least

        one semester and is housed in a Jackson County Corrections facility

  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university with a major in a medical profession 

  • Enrolled part or full-time 

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher     


Scholarship Criteria: Interviews may be required at the discretion of the scholarship committee

Renewable: Yes, one time only 


Scholarship Award: up to $1,000


Scholarship Use:  Tuition, computer, books, or other academic fees ​

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