Leesburg, VA – The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital is accepting applications for nursing school tuition assistance. Scholarships are available to eligible students in various programs of study, including degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels.
Criteria for selection include all of the following:
- Residence or employment in Loudoun County
- Enrollment in or acceptance by an accredited school of nursing (acceptance letter required)
- Completion of one semester (nine credits) of nursing school or 30 undergraduate college credits
- Academic performance. Students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average or its equivalent (transcript required).
Students may be awarded only two consecutive Ladies Board scholarships.
Since the scholarship program’s inception in 1959, The Ladies Board has offered over 1,200 scholarships totaling nearly $1,875,000. In 2019 $104,050 was awarded to 45 students and scholarships ranged from $1,000 to $2,850.
Applications and additional information are available online at http://www.ladiesboard.org or by calling 703-777-6357. Applications are also available in Leesburg at The Gift Shop at Inova Loudoun Hospital, 44045 Riverside Parkway; Inova Loudoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 235 Old Waterford Road, NW; and Twice Is Nice thrift shop, 305 E. Market Street. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 14.
Scholarships are funded by The Gift Shop at Inova Loudoun Hospital, Twice Is Nice thrift shop, the Lights of Love program, and the Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale.
For more information, visit the Ladies Board website in the scholarships section.
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The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote goodwill between the community and the hospital and to raise funds for patient services, nursing education, and hospital projects.
Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider, recognized in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report, which named Inova Fairfax Hospital the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC region. All five Inova hospitals were awarded ‘A’ grades for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, recognizing Inova’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. Each of Inova’s five hospitals holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), distinguishing Inova as the highest-rated large health system in the U.S. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,800 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at www.inova.org.