Leilee P. Ault was a founding faculty member of the School of Nursing and served in various capacities during her distinguished 32-year career. Ms. Ault's believed that a nursing student should be involved in school, professional and community activities. To honor Ms. Ault and the tremendous contribution she made to the School of Nursing and its students, the Alumni Association established an award in her honor. Two students, one undergraduate and one graduate, will receive awards annually. The College of Nursing Alumni Association Board will determine the most deserving applicants and announce the recipients at the CON Alumni Event in April.

Award Amount: $500 | Available to: BSN and Graduate Nursing Students

Application Criteria: 

You will be asked to submit an essay through the Academic Works application containing the following: 

  • Your involvement in school, professional and community activities;
  • Your reason(s) for pursuing a career in nursing, your career plans, and potential for leadership.


To apply for this scholarship, please complete the application on the ACADEMIC WORKS page.


For questions, please contact the CON Office of Student Affairs at 706.721.3237.