The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 8577 will participate in the Nursing Scholarship Program for the Department of Texas Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW.

This year, Texas will give out three scholarships. First place will be $2,000, second place $1,500 and third place $1,000. Submit a double-spaced typewritten 300 words or fewer essay on “Why you chose a nursing career.”

All entries need to be submitted to Joyce Weideman by April 1.

Any nursing student accepted as a nursing senior for the fall 2014 academic session qualifies as long as the following applies: Student must be attending a Texas college or university and must be a U.S. citizen with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Application forms and instructions may be obtained from LA 8577 Nursing Chairman Joyce Weideman at 254-383-8809.

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