Elizabeth Barnes & Robert Fugate Memorial Scholarship

Departments: College of Nursing and Health Sciences Categories: Graduate Students | Nursing
Amount A variable number of awards up to $2,000. Total amount available is $2,000.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria Recipients must be outstanding and deserving nursing students enrolled in the Accelerated BSN program or the DNP program.
Application Procedure To be considered for scholarships from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, you must be an admitted nursing student and meet any additional criteria as stated by the scholarships. In order to apply, please follow this link to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network:  http://uwec.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com. This is an online scholarship application site managed by the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. Once you have entered the site, follow the directions below:
  • Use your UW-Eau Claire credentials (your UW-Eau Claire User Name and Password) to log-in to the site
  • Navigate to the College of Nursing Scholarship Application
    • This single application allows you to apply for all Nursing scholarships for which you are eligible
  • After you have submitted your completed application, please look for an email communication from scholarships@uwec.edu or Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network explaining your next steps
  • In April, if you have been awarded scholarships, you will receive an email from this same address which will direct you to go back to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network to review your scholarship(s)
  • You will also receive a letter from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences announcing any scholarships you have been awarded
Selection Procedure The nursing Scholarship and Awards Committee will review applications and recommend a recipient to the dean.
Selection Deadline On or about January 30.
Special Notes Dr. Nancy Fugate Woods is the dean of nursing and a professor at University of Washington School of Nursing in Seattle. She received her BSN from UW-Eau Claire, a masters of nursing from the University of Washington, and her masters of public health from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Nancy established this fund in memory of her mother and father.
Thank You Recipients should write a letter of thanks to Nancy Fugate Woods and forward it to the UW- Eau Claire Foundation.