CON Scholarship Opportunities

Dr. George N. Stoney Scholarship

Dr. Stoney, a prominent local black physician, opened in 1909 the Stoney Nurses Home to house students of the Lamar School of Nursing. The Lamar School was one of the first nursing schools for blacks in the South which trained students for work at the Lamar Hospital which opened in 1895 for black patients. The Stoney Building currently is occupied by Augusta University faculty and staff. This scholarship provides tuition support for nursing students from groups underrepresented in nursing in pursuit of academic excellence.

Award Amount: $500 | Available to: Nursing students from underrepresented groups


To be considered, an applicant must:

* Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

You will submit the following requirements through the academic works application (link below):

  • Submit a paper explaining:
    a. The extent of your financial need using evidence such as debt load and unmet need;
    b. How this money will be used to enhance your education.
  • Submit an essay describing your pursuit of academic excellence and professional goals.

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



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