Linda A. Chmielewski Nursing Scholarship

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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 – 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. St. Cloud Hospital was again designated in 2009 and 2013.

The Award

The successful scholarship recipient will receive a $500 scholarship toward tuition. The scholarship will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the school indicated.

Award Criteria

Successful applicants must:

  • Be employed, part-time or full-time, 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 16, 2018.
  • 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