James Madison University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


McHone Scholarship

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Criteria for Application/Nomination


A. The Award

  1. The McHone Scholarship was established as the Albert B. and Gladys C. McHone Endowment in 1985 in honor of Mrs. McHone, a registered nurse who has provided significant service to persons in many parts of Virginia. While primarily need based, this scholarship has flexibility and is awarded in collaboration with a son, Mr. James C. McHone.
  2. This Scholarship is given to a junior or rising senior-nursing student. It is awarded through applications or nominations submitted to the Nursing Academic Unit Head.

B. Procedure for Nomination

  1. Complete the nomination form indicating your choice for the award, and return to School Secretary in the school office no later than March 1.
  2. Substantiate your nomination/application concisely and specifically. Responses are evaluated according to quality of written presentation, and the breadth and adequacy of documentation of need.

C. Criteria for the Award

  1. Junior or Senior Nursing Student who is experiencing financial hardship but may or may not have official financial need as determined by the financial aid office.
  2. Satisfactory academic performance.