Nursing Scholarships – Current Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Nursing is proud to offer the following scholarship applications.  Please review the criteria and applications for each scholarship.  Scholarships are limited to current UA-Little Rock Nursing students.  Students may apply for all scholarships for which they are eligible.  Please only submit one application at a time.  For additional information contact Ms. Jennifer Bridges at (501) 683-2972 or email jcbridges@ualr.edu.
Applications are now available.  Deadline for submission is March 22, 2018.

Dr. Irving J. and Marie Sptizberg Transition Award

Award: Monetary award in the memory of Dr. Irving J. Sptizberg, a long-time Little Rock physician, and in honor of his wife, Marie S. Spitzberg.  Awarded to a graduating transition student with the highest Grade Point Average in nursing courses.

Dr. Irving J. and Marie Sptizberg Transition Award

Dr. Irving J. and Marie Sptizberg Traditional Award

Award: Monetary award in the memory of Dr. Irving J. Sptizberg, a long-time Little Rock physician, and in honor of his wife, Marie S. Spitzberg.  Awarded to a graduating traditional student with the highest Grade Point Average in nursing courses.

Dr. Irving J. and Marie Sptizberg Traditional Award

Dr. Irving J. and Marie Sptizberg Combination Award

Award: Monetary award in the memory of Dr. Irving J. Sptizberg, a long-time Little Rock physician, and in honor of his wife, Marie S. Spitzberg.  Awarded to a graduating student who best exemplifies combination of academic accomplishments and achievement in public service to the larger community.

Dr. Irving J. and Marie Sptizberg Combination Award

  • Please briefly describe your achievements in the area of public service.

Corrine Phillips Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full or part-time student majoring in nursing.  Selection will be based on academic accomplishment and financial need.

Corrine Phillips Endowed Scholarship

  • Please briefly describe your financial need for this scholarship.

Hazel Kreigbaum Russ Nursing Scholarship

Awarded to full or part-time student student majoring in nursing.  Selection will be based on academic accomplishment and financial need.

Hazel Kreigbaum Russ Nursing Scholarship

  • Please briefly describe your financial need for this scholarship.

Patricia P. and George E. Thompson, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

This award is in honor of Patricia P. Thompson, Professor Emeritus UA Little Rock Department of Nursing and in memory of her husband, George E. Thompson, Jr.  Awarded to a student completing their first year of nursing coursework.  Financial need is strongly considered.  Students cannot have a prior degree in other areas.

Patricia P. and George E. Thompson, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

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Florence C. Zook Endowed Scholarship

Presented in memory of Mrs. Zook, a dedicated registered nurse whose professional career exemplified compassion and caring. Awarded to a first year nursing student with above average nursing Grade Point Average and demonstrating a strong financial need.

Florence C. Zook Scholarship

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