Student Nurse Scholarships

Aliene Ewell Scholarship ·

Scholarship Information

Aliene Carrington Ewell Scholarship

The Aliene Carrington Ewell Scholarship, honoring the founder, was established to assist nursing students to pursue studies for a nursing career.  To this end, scholarships are awarded to nursing students who demonstrate financial need, high scholastic ability, and intent in nursing, and leadership potential.  


CRITERIA:  Applicant must:


  1. Be enrolled in an accredited school of nursing and pursuing a diploma, associate degree, or bachelor degree.  


  1. Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) acceptable to the school on application, and must maintain an acceptable GPA to keep the scholarship.  


  1. Demonstrate interest in nursing, financial need, scholastic achievement, and leadership potential.




  1. Any chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., may submit one applicant providing the chapter has currently participated in the National Futurama Project.


  1. Applications may be accepted from all levels of nursing education (i.e., diploma, associate or bachelor degree); primary consideration will be given to students are beginning their initial nursing education.  


  1. All applicants are considered equally without regard to gender, race, creed, color or national origin.


  1. The official scholarship application form must be used to be considered.  


  1. The National Scholarship Committee reviews, selects, and recommends the monetary amount for scholarships.


  1. Applications postmarked after the deadline will not be considered.  


  1. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants with the greatest demonstrated need, highest scholastic ability, and leadership potential.


  1. Scholarships are awarded annually; even years at regional meetings, and odd years at Boule.  


  1. Scholarship award recipients need not be present when the awards are announced.  


  1. Scholarship funds are paid directly to the college/university as recommended.  Should the student withdraw from school, any unused amount shall be returned to the sorority’s scholarship fund.  


  1. Applicants who have been awarded a scholarship may reapply in subsequent years.  


  1. The local scholarship chairman is required to send quarterly/semester reports to the National Scholarship Committee Chairman.


  1. Scholarship Committee Chairman makes an annual report to the Board of Directors and Boule.




  1. An official scholarship application must be obtained from the local chapter, completed by the applicant, and returned to the local chapter.  


  1. The approved original application plus five duplicate copies and the following must be sent to the National Scholarship Chairman by the designated deadline of February 1st of each year.


  • A letter of reference from a teacher or administrator of the college/university.


  • A letter of reference from the sponsoring chapter, which should include a description of the student’s nursing interest, potential for leadership.     


  • An official statement of tuition and fees from the school in which the applicant is enrolled.