Steven L. & Salena A. Hitchens Scholarship Fund

This fund shall provide higher education scholarship grants to graduating students of Newark Catholic High School pursuing a degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.

Eligibility Requirements and Criteria

  • Must be a graduating student of Newark Catholic High School, Newark, Ohio
  • Must be nominated by a parish or school leader, such as clergy, principal or youth minister
  • Must submit an essay of no more than 350 words, 1.5 spacing: How are you called to provide good works through the vocation of nursing?
  • Demonstration without financial prejudice that the scholarship will most enable the student to realize his/her vocation may be considered in close decisions

Amount of Award
This fund provides two scholarships annually. Students may receive this scholarship more than one year if the committee deems it appropriate. Scholarship awards and amounts will vary, depending on availability of funds. Scholarship awards are made payable directly to the institution of enrollment on the student’s behalf, for the purposes and expenses associated with tuition, fees, textbooks, and required supplies and equipment.

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