Derek Calhoun Nursing Scholarship

For single parent Nursing students – Criteria: 1) Must be currently enrolled (or eligible for enrollment) in one core nursing program course (NUR1519, NUR1529, NUR2539, or NUR2549) – as verified by nursing program director or designee; 2) Be intent on earning an Associate Degree from OCCC; 3) Have a 2.75+ GPA; 4) Have financial need as demonstrated by filling out the FAFSA; 5) Complete essay.
Preference will be given to a single parent, as requested by the Calhoun family, although this is not mandatory.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you currently enrolled or eligible to enroll in NUR 1519, NUR 1529, NUR 2539, or NUR 2549?
  2. Do you plan to obtain an Associate Degree from OCCC?
  3. What is your GPA?
  4. Are you in need of financial assistance to attend OCCC?
  5. Essay: Introduce yourself and discuss your educational and career goals. Explain how this scholarship will help you and/or your family. (500 words or less)