CON Scholarship Opportunities

The Layman Family Scholarship 

Established by MCG School of Nursing alumna Debbie Layman (BSN, 1978), to assist outstanding pre-licensure nursing students who have a desire to contribute to the Latino community.

Priority will be given to applicants who:
  1. Currently enrolled and in good academic standing;
  2. Demonstrates competence and a strong interest in Hispanic/Latino heritage and culture;
  3. Fluent in Spanish; 
  4. Preference given to current or former employees and/or a children of a current or former employees of Layman Wholesale Nurseries.

** If no student meets criteria 2 - 4, the selection can be made at the discretion of the CON Scholarship Committee.

Application Criteria and Submission

  1. Provide two (2) recommendations, one from a Augusta University faculty member, using the Scholarship Recommendation Cover Sheet and Scholarship Recommendation Form.
  2. Submit a copy of the most recent Augusta University transcript (will be pulled by the College of Nursing Student Affairs Office).
  3. Using the Scholarship Application Cover Sheet submit a compelling one page essay (maximum 400 words, typed Times New Roman 12 pt. double-space):
    a. Describing your community involvement (i.e. volunteer work or involvement in school or community organizations) and what you have learned through these experiences;
    b. Discussing how you plan to utilize your education to contribute to their communities, specifically in assisting the Latino community;
    c. Providing specific background on how you acquired Spanish fluency and any other information that supports evidence of fluency; and
    d. Describing your financial need.

Please click on the link below to apply for this scholarship: