Scholarships

ResU offers scholarships based on financial need, community service and/or merit.

Resurrection University is proud to offer numerous scholarship opportunities that are funded by private gifts from individuals, groups and institutions. These scholarships are considered gift aids – they do not have to be repaid if the required eligibility is met.

The ResU Scholarship application is usually available in May for Fall Semesters and October for Spring Semesters. Students are notified via their school email when the University’s scholarship applications are available. Scholarship recipients are selected by the ResU Scholarship Committee and notified in August for Fall recipients and in December for Spring recipients.


Scholarship Programs at Resurrection University

 

Distinguished Nursing Scholar 

One $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a BSN student. The scholarship is based on an undergraduate student’s superior academic achievement, clinical qualities, professionalism and leadership. A faculty letter of endorsement, an interview with the College Scholarship Committee and an essay are required for eligibility.

Hermitage Scholarship 

Ten scholarships of $5,000 are being awarded.  The scholarship is available to BSN nursing students. This scholarship is based on merit and financial need. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher. The scholarship can be used to offset the student’s educational related expenses.

Nurse Educator Scholarship 

Four scholarships of $5,000 annually are being awarded.  This scholarship is available to MSN students enrolled in the MSN Nurse Educator program. This scholarship is renewable, not to exceed $15000.00 (three academic years) lifetime maximum.

Proviso Township Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship 

Eight scholarships of $5,000 annually are being awarded. This scholarship is available to BSN students residing in Proviso Township and demonstrating financial need. Proviso Township includes the following fourteen villages: Bellwood, Broadview, Berkeley, Brookfield, Forest Park, Hillside, LaGrange Park, Maywood, Melrose Park, Northlake, North Riverside, Stone Park, Western Springs, and Westchester.

Also a valid FAFSA must be processed by deadline date of scholarship. Resurrection University school code is 022141. This scholarship is renewable, not to exceed $10000.00 (two academic years) lifetime maximum.

Ralph Jepsen Scholarship 

One scholarship of $500 is being awarded to a BSN student.  This scholarship is based on merit and financial need.

Muehrcke Scholarship     

One scholarship of $1,000 is being awarded to a BSN student.  The recipient is selected based on their cumulative GPA.

Bud and Lupie McClevey Scholarship 

One scholarship of $1,500 is being awarded to a BSN student.  The scholarship is available to undergraduate nursing students. This scholarship is based on financial need and academic performance.

Ruth Replogle Scholarship 

One scholarship of $1,000 is being awarded to senior BSN student.  This scholarship is based on financial need and involvement in co-curricular activities.

Distinguished Nursing Alumni Scholarship 

One $5,000 scholarship is being awarded to a BSN student.  The scholarship is based on an undergraduate student’s superior academic achievement, clinical qualities, professionalism and leadership.

Sharon Bolin Scholarship   

One $5,000 scholarship is being awarded to a BSN student.  The scholarship is based on an undergraduate student’s superior academic achievement and leadership skills.

Hazel Orr Scholarship   

One $5,000 scholarship is being awarded to a BSN student.  The scholarship is based on an undergraduate student’s superior academic achievement and focus on clinical practice.

President’s Community Scholarship 

Resurrection University is pleased to announce the President’s Community Scholarship for local area residents who attended one of the City Colleges of Chicago, and who is interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree from Resurrection University.

To be eligible for consideration, a student must:

  • Meet the admission requirements for Resurrection University
  • Apply and be admitted to Resurrection University for the Fall 2015 semester
  • Have attended one of the City Colleges of Chicago
  • Reside within a 2 mile radius of Resurrection University
  • Have a transfer cumulative GPA of a 3.5 or higher from the City Colleges of Chicago

There will be two (2) scholarships available. The amount of the scholarship varies.

Kurtz Mesenbrink Nursing Scholarship   

One scholarship of $500 is being awarded to a BSN student.  The scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate nursing students. This scholarship is based on merit and financial need.

Foglia Family Foundation Scholarship  

This scholarship is for students in the BSN Pre-Licensure or HIIM (Bachelor’s) program and has a bachelor’s degree as of July 1, 2014.  This scholarship is based on financial need. The number of scholarships varies. The maximum scholarship amount is $5,000 for full-time enrollment and $3,000 for part-time enrollment.

Ethel Fearing Brown Memorial Nursing Scholarship 

One scholarship of $500 is being awarded to a BSN student.  This scholarship is based on financial need and involvement in co-curricular activities.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship (Illinois Chapter)

One scholarship of (variable amount) is being awarded to undergraduate and graduate nursing students. This scholarship is based on being an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) Illinois Chapter. This scholarship is renewable annually, contingent upon the student maintaining satisfactory academic progress. Awards: Undergraduate Pre-Licensure is $3,000/semester for the life of the program, as long as criteria is met; Undergraduate Post-Licensure (BSN for RN) is $2,000/semester for the life of the program, as long as criteria is met; Graduate is $2,000/semester for the life of the program, as long as criteria is met.