About the Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of  Nancy Gerald by her family who died in a plane crash in 1987. This scholarship is for those students who are pursuing their career in nursing at Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University.

How to apply for the Scholarship?

  • Apply through online application from the Amarillo Area Foundation website.

  • The candidate selected by the local scholarship committee

  •  In addition to the completed application, each student must submit proof of U.S. citizenship or residency, official high school and/or college transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, a current IRS Form 1040, and two letters of recommendation


Amount Awarded for this Scholarship:

  • Amount awarded for this scholarship is $500 each semester for 2 semesters.

  • The selection is processed by the outside scholarship selection committee.

  • The application is found in AFF scholarship of  aaf.spectrumportal.net

  • This award is given to one eligible student per year.

Deadline for this Scholarship:

Deadline for this scholarship is 8th of February.

Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be college sophomore, senior, or a junior graduating from any 26 countries of Texas Panhandle.
  • A student must demonstrate leadership, commitment, exhibit their ambition, moral character and must have a plan to pursue higher education in the field of Nursing.
  • A recipient must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 or better out of 4 to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Must be attending Amarillo College or West Texas A&M to earn AAS degree, BSN, or MSN program.

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