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Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship

The Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Heartland Foundation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $500
Application Deadline: 1-Jul
Requirements: Selection is based upon description of career goals, volunteer and work experience, awards/honors, letters of recommendation, transcript, class rank, GPA, and financial need. Applicant must be enrolled full-time in an approved nursing or other health-related program and must be a resident of one of the following counties: Decatur, Fremont, Page, Ringgold, or Taylor (Iowa), Atchison, Brown, Doniphan, or Nemaha (Kans.), Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, Davies, DeKalb, Gentry Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, or Worth (Miss.), Nemaha or Richardson (Nebr.).
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Heartland Foundation
801 Faraon Street
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Email Address:
Phone Number: 816 271 7200
Fax Number: 816 271 7269

You can find out more by contacting:

Karen Acord
Program Manager

A good place to start is to investigate the background of the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of achieving your goal comes from first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. Before you even begin, try to recognize the potential motivations of the Heartland Foundation and their goals for the Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship. If you are qualified, verify that there is the possibility to receive the scholarship. After figuring out that there is a good chance of actually being a recipient of the Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

A vital part of applying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be lengthy and laborious, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application properly and in its entirety. Pay careful attention so that you won't be denied because of carelessness.

Once the application is sent off, you should note when the Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship distributes the resources so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to count on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, since there might be constraints in what can be paid with the Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to take care of all of your financial needs, and getting the Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship to assist with your expenses is often invaluable. If you don't end up getting the Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship, try not to be upset, you might find new scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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