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Linda A. Chmielewski Nursing Scholarship

About the Linda A. Chmielewski Nursing Scholarship

Linda Chmielewski served St. Cloud Hospital for 34 years. Linda was the Vice President of Hospital Operations and Chief Nursing Officer from 1994 to December 2015. Achieving Magnet recognition for the organization in 2004 as the second Magnet hospital in Minnesota is a highlight of Linda’s nursing career.

The Award

  • The successful scholarship recipient(s) will receive a scholarship toward tuition. The scholarship will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the school indicated.
  • The award winner will be announced during the week of May 2021.

Award Criteria

Successful applicants must:

  • Be employed as a registered nurse at St. Cloud Hospital
  • Be enrolled in a professional nursing degree program as a sophomore, junior or senior
  • Demonstrate qualifications through references, work experience, and professional nursing goals and achievements

Application Procedure

  • Scholarship application form (PDF)
  • Application and materials must be postmarked by April 27, 2021
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (include employment history, education history, and community and volunteer work experience)
  • Two letters of recommendation (not a relative but a mentor, community leader, instructor, etc.)
  • Transcript from the current academic year (transcript must include cumulative grade point average)
  • Copy of letter of enrollment into an accredited nursing program