James W. and Mary Carolyn Wolfe Brite Nursing Scholarship

Med Center Health Foundation, through the generosity of Mary Carolyn Brite, widow of James W. Brite, a long time member of The Medical Center board, and Community Clinic and The Dental Clinic board, is offering a Nursing Scholarship for students actively enrolled in an accredited Nursing Program at Western Kentucky University to become a Registered Nurse. This nursing scholarship is available to nursing students in either an Associate Degree Nursing Program or a Bachelor’s Degree Nursing Program.

The scholarship is for the Fall 2020–Spring 2021 academic year. It includes $6,000 to be applied to tuition, required textbooks and fees.

To qualify for the nursing scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently employed by Med Center Health (MCH)
  • Completed 3 years of service with commendable or above performance review ratings
  • Personal interview
  • Be previously accepted into a WKU nursing program (with an established completion date)
  • Establish a financial need (submit most recent 1040 form)
  • Maintain minimum 2.75 GPA requirement for continuation of scholarship
  • Agree to work for MCH upon graduation as a full time RN for the term of one year for each year the scholarship was awarded

To be considered for the nursing scholarship you must submit:

  • Completed Application
  • College Transcript (current)
  • Two Professional Reference Letters
    (All requested information must be submitted with application)
Brite Scholarship application