Nursing Student Support

by Sep 7, 2022Education, North Brunswick

General Federation of Women’s Club of the South Brunswick Islands provides scholarship support to a Brunswick Community College nursing student.

General Federation of Women’s Clubs of the South Brunswick Islands (GFWC-SBI) recently donated $1,000 to the Foundation of Brunswick Community College. This donation will provide scholarship support to a current nursing student enrolled at the college.

GFWC-SBI is a local chapter of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), which is one of the world’s largest and oldest non-denominational, non-partisan, international volunteer service organizations for women. GFWC-SBI has had a commitment to education since its inception as a charter member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, and the club continues to support the local community by offering scholarships to those in financial need. GFWC-SBI has awarded almost $50,000 in scholarships to students in the Brunswick community since 1988.

Many club members are nurses, and the club recognizes that there is currently a great demand for nurses throughout our country. In some areas, that demand has reached a point of crisis due to the shortage of qualified individuals to fill the needs of local communities.

Brunswick Community College

GFWC-SBI is providing a $1,000 scholarship as a means of providing financial assistance to those seeking a career in nursing and attending Brunswick Community College. This annual scholarship will be offered as a one-time award to a deserving student. Individuals interested in applying for this Nursing Scholarship should contact the Foundation of Brunswick Community College for more information. GFWC-SBI hopes that through this partnership and scholarship offering, more people will be encouraged to enter the nursing profession and provide a much needed service.

BCC Foundation Executive Director Elizabeth Wassum says, “We are grateful to the GFWC-SBI for their continued support of BCC students nurses. The Federation is helping pave the way for future Brunswick County nurses.”

If you are interested in providing scholarship support for Brunswick Community College students, call Elizabeth Wassum at (910) 755-6530 or email wassume@brunswickcc.edu.

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