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Student Eligibility

In order for a student to be eligible for applying for the scholarship, he/she must be:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Vermilion Parish resident
  • A Junior or Senior in the study of Nursing at an accredited school of Nursing located in the United States to become a Registered Nurse.
  • Maintains a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Supports the mission of Abbeville General by intending to remain in the community to provide Nursing care close to home
  • Exemplifies leadership qualities

Amount of Scholarship

The Nursing scholarship, in the value of $500 per semester, shall be payable for courses related to pursing licensure as a registered nurse, and for the purpose of defraying the costs of tuition and other related expenses and costs of attending school.


Scholarship Selection

Eligible applicants will be determined by a committee consisting of the Chief Nursing Officer, Director of Human Resources, 3 Nursing Managers, and a representative of the Sellers family.  At maximum, two (2) scholarship recipients will be awarded per year.


Required documents

The following documents must be submitted with the attached application:

  • Certification from College Registrar of Student’s GPA and Status
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • From a counselor or Professor of the college the student is attending
  • From a Vermilion Parish Community Leader or Employer
  • Brief Essay on how your leadership skills and qualities can prove instrumental in providing compassionate Nursing care close to home.