Katherine Pope and Annie Lou Overton Scholarship

The Georgia Nurses Foundation announces a call for applications for the annual Georgia Nurses Foundation and the Georgia Nurses Association scholarship awards. These programs include: the Katherine Pope Scholarship awarded by the Georgia Nurses Foundation; the Annie Lou Overton Scholarship for the Georgia Nurses Association.

These programs provide financial assistance to qualified applicants studying nursing in an accredited school, college or university. Applicants may be enrolled full or part-time in a graduate or undergraduate nursing program. Interested students must have a GPA of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in prior academic work and be able to verify financial need.

Scholarship funds are obtained through the tax-deductible contributions of nurses and supporters of nursing. The scholarships are awarded in minimum amounts of $500.00, in odd years only.

Priority will be given to applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled in a Georgia school, college or university
  • Plans to practice professional nursing in Georgia following graduation
  • RN to BSN completion for Annie Lou Overton Scholarship

Award Amount


Number of Awards


Deadlines & Renewal

Application Deadlines June 15
Winners Announcement Dates No Detail Available
Award Cycle Biennial
Is the scholarship auto renew every cycle No Detail Available

Eligibility Requirements

Gender No Requirement
Program Accreditation Required
Veterans and their families only No
State of Residence Georgia
Minimum GPA 2.5
Essay No Requirement
Eligible minority groups No Requirement
Eligible nursing programs No Requirement

Sponsoring Organization

Georgia Nurses Foundation, Inc.

Attn: Scholarship Committee 3032 Briarcliff Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-2655

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