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Kenneth and Carrie Carns Nursing Scholarship 2024

The Wyoming Community Foundation (WYCF) established the Kenneth and Carrie Carns Nursing (KCCN) Scholarship and has offered more than $100 million to charitable organizations. The KCCN Scholarship is offered to Wyoming nursing students who are enrolled in any post-secondary institution and who have either completed high school or received a GED

The award includes $3,000 for study toward an Associate’s degree and $5,000 for study toward a bachelor’s degree every year.

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Kenneth and Carrie Carns Nursing Scholarship 2024 – Overview

Scholarship NameKenneth and Carrie Carns Nursing Scholarship
Application Open DateOctober 1, 2023
Application DeadlineFebruary 1, 2024
Winners 2
Scholarship Amount$3,000–$5,000
Official Website

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Eligibility Criteria

Follow the requirements for applying for the Program:

Any high school graduate or GED recipient, or current enrollee in a postsecondary institution, who is a Wyoming resident.

Must have a minimum GPA score of 3.0.

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Application Process

To apply for the program, you will have to submit your application.

  • Essay
  • Short Answers
  • Grade transcript
  • Recommendation letters

Essay answers must be between 2,000 and 3,000 characters. 

  • Describe any barriers (financial, educational, or otherwise) you may have in pursuing your career in nursing.
  • Why are you pursuing a career in nursing? Is there a specialized field of nursing (pediatric, orthopedic, etc.) that you are interested in?

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Selection Process

The scholarship committee will consider its assessment of your application on the materials you submit, including your essay, letter of recommendation, grade transcript, and any other pertinent documents.


What is the application deadline?

February 1, 2024


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