Leesburg, VA – The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital has recently awarded 45 nursing scholarships, totaling $104,050, to nurses who live and/or work in Loudoun County. Recipients are enrolled in LPN, BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at 17 different schools, including The Academies of Loudoun. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,850.
Since the nursing scholarship program began in 1959, The Ladies Board has awarded nearly $1,875,000 to over 1,200 applicants. The program began with a single grant of $400 and was started to provide supplemental funds to worthy nursing students. The Ladies Board has offered more than $100,000 each year for more than a decade.
Scholarship applications for next year will be available at www.ladiesboard.org in January 2020. Applicants must live and/or work in Loudoun County and be enrolled in or accepted by an accredited school of nursing.
Scholarships are funded by The Gift Shop at Inova Loudoun Hospital, Twice Is Nice thrift shop in Leesburg, the Lights of Love remembrance program, and the Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale.
Media Contacts: Renee Brohard, 540-454-3493; Lisa Cromwell, 703-999-6535
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The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote good will between the community and the hospital, and to raise funds for patient services, nursing education and hospital projects.