2024 Scholarship Information

How to Apply for the 2024 Academy for Lifetime Learning Betty Ross Scholarships

All applications must be submitted online.

Three $2000 scholarships will be awarded, one of which will be reserved for a student entering a two- or four-year nursing program.  The other two will be available to students beginning a program in any discipline at a two- or four-year college or university in the fall.

The following supporting information is required to complete the application. We strongly suggest that you have all of this information readily available before you begin filling in the application.

  • An official school transcript with grade point average
  • Proof of acceptance from a community college or a two- or four-year college or university
  • Two character references with contact information (Directions for what to do if you do not have a physical copy of one or both reference letters is given on the application form in the Character Reference section.)
  • A personal essay of 600-800 typed words on the subject of “What Motivates Me to Pursue My Chosen Field of Study”
  • A second essay of 600-800 typed words on ONE of the following three subjects:
    • Integrity
    • Courage
    • Excellence

The application form may be found here.

Applications must be submitted online no later than May 6, 2024.  The Scholarship winners will be notified by the end of May.

The Academy will hold an awards ceremony to which the winners will be invited to meet Academy for Lifetime Learning members to discuss their education goals and aspirations.

If you have a question, please contact the Academy at esvaall@gmail.com.