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USC Upstate Foundation Scholarships - Mary Black School of Nursing

The USC Upstate Foundation Scholarship application is available November 1 through February 1.

3M Nursing Scholarship
is given to a student in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Program with a 3.0 GPA or higher. The recipient will be invited to visit the 3M Greenville site. This scholarship awards $1000 per year.

Ambulatory Surgery Center of Spartanburg NURSING Scholarship
provides financial assistance to (4) full-time students that want to pursue a career in Nursing. A student must be a declared major of the Mary Black School of Nursing; earned a minimum of 90 credit hours with a 3.5 GPA, active in the community and plans to build their career in Spartanburg. Preference is given to a male nurse for one of the awards. This scholarship awards $2500 per year per student.

Career Center Nursing Scholarship
provides financial support to an Upper division Nursing student.

Catherine Ervin Memorial Scholarship
was established by the family and friends of Cathy Ervin Overstreet, a graduate of USC Upstate. The proceeds from the endowment will be awarded to a student in the Mary Black School of Nursing, with preference given to a graduate of Broome High School in Spartanburg County School District Three and/or a student receiving limited funding from other grants and scholarships.

Denise Tone Memorial Scholarship
was established by the friends and family of Denise Tone. The proceeds from the endowment will be awarded by the scholarship committee of the Mary Black School of Nursing to students enrolled in a nursing program in recognition of academic excellence.

Frances Smith Nursing Scholarship
provides support to a full-time nursing student who has financial need. Preference is given to a non-traditional student. This scholarship awards $1000 per year.

Helen P. Biehl Scholarship
was established in honor of Ms. Biehl and her years of service as Dean of the Mary Black School of Nursing. This scholarship provides financial support to two students enrolled in the upper division of the Nursing School. The students must have financial need, cumulative GPA of 3.0, preference given to a first generation college student, demonstrated leadership in the University, and be accepted into the Nursing school. These funds award two $2000 annual scholarship.

Hospice of South Carolina Nursing Scholarship
provides financial assistance to a full-time student with a ADN degree, accepted into the Mary Black School of Nursing, 3.0 GPA or higher, Spartanburg County resident with financial need (as determined by the Department of Education - completion of the FAFSA). This scholarship awards $1000 per year.

Jackie Sheriff Floyd Nursing Scholarship
provides support for a full time student who meets the following criteria: a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher, a rising senior (over 90 credit hours) majoring in nursing and a resident of Upstate South Carolina.

Lois W. Marriott Scholarship
provides support for a student enrolled in the Upper Division of the Nursing School. The student must have financial need, cumulative GPA of 3.0, accepted into the Nursing program, resident of North Carolina, and record of service to the University and community. These funds award two $1000 annual scholarships.

Marjorie Bourke Memorial Nursing Scholarship
assist a full-time student enrolled in the Mary Black School of Nursing, carrying 12 or more hours per semester with a USC Upstate minimum 2.5 GPA and completed the FAFSA.

Mary Black Health System-Fallen Angels Scholarship
was developed by the Nursing Leadership Group at Mary Black Memorial Hospital in memory of two of their beloved nurses, Lori Clark, RN and Greg Lynch, RN '90, that passed away in 2009. This scholarship is a small way for them to be remembered for their passion for nursing. This annual scholarship is awarded to a nursing student with a 3.0 GPA or higher, and must be an employee of Mary Black Health System or a child or grandchild of a Mary Black Health System employee. This scholarship awards $500 per year.

Mary Black School of Nursing Scholarship
will award $750 to a full-time Senior nursing student who has financial need, has a record of service to the University and community, and a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Paul Foerster Excellence in Nursing Award
is awarded to a full-time senior nursing student enrolled in the BSN program who has financial need, has a record of service to the University and the community, and who has at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The award is given in honor of Paul F. Foerster's volunteer service to improve the health and wellness of the people and communities of Spartanburg County. This scholarship awards $300 per year.

Piedmont District Nurses Association Scholarship
provides a $500 scholarship for a nursing major enrolled in at least six credit hours. Recipients must be a South Carolina resident with at least a 3.0 high school or college cumulative GPA.

Spartanburg County Medical Society Nursing Scholarship
is awarded to a full-time declared Nursing student in the Mary Black School of Nursing, a Spartanburg County resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, who has completed 90 credit hours and has financial need as defined by the (Department of Education) completion of the FAFSA. This scholarship awards $2500 per year.