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Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Adais Viruet-Torres and Barbara Chute, our 2015 Scholarship recipients.

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Nursing Scholarship

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OMNE/Nursing Leaders of Maine provides scholarships for Maine nursing students attending a Maine nursing program. OMNE/Nursing Leaders of Maine offers scholarships as a means of recognizing and assisting nursing students in their academic endeavors. The scholarship is provided for use by deserving nursing students who are pursuing a bachelors or higher degree in nursing.

Who is eligible to apply?

Any Maine individual enrolled in a Maine nursing bachelors degree program.

Scholarship amount:


How are the scholarships awarded?

This scholarship is awarded annually by OMNE/Nursing Leaders of Maine to promote the development of professional nursing in the State of Maine. A committee established by OMNE/Nursing Leaders reviews and ranks each application, based on academic achievement and letters of recommendation.

Application process:

Applications are available through OMNE/Nursing Leaders by contacting the Scholarship Committee Chairperson or through this website.

When can I apply for the Scholarship?

On or after January 1.

What is the application deadline?

Completed applications must be received by May 1.

2015 Nursing Scholarships Selected!

The Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce our scholarship recipients for 2015.

Adais Viruet-Torres, a Husson University freshman is our first recipient. The committee was impressed with her strong work ethic, passion, focus, and determination that came from lesson’s she’s learned in her life. She recognizes the need for dignity and respect for the dying patient that she learned at an early age.

Barbara Chute is our second recipient. Barbara is currently enrolled in the University of Southern Maine’s Nursing Program. The committee was impressed with the determination shown by Barbara to complete her BSN. Her references describe her as ‘a wonderful nurse’ and ‘a cornerstone’ of the perioperative area at her hospital, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center as well as a leader.

Congratulations and best wishes for a successful nursing career!

2013 Nursing Scholarship Selected!

The Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that our scholarships were selected this year. The recipients are  Kristi Woods from Orono ME and Megan Smith from Bucksport ME. Both are attending the University of Maine at Orono in the BSN program!

Congratulations and best wishes for a successful career in nursing!