Bates-Sisemore Excellence in Maternal-Child Nursing Award Fund

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships using the following selection criteria: 2.5 minimum GPA in Nursing courses; 3.0 in Maternal Child courses; written 500-word essay detailing the applicant’s career plans and interest in Maternal or Child Health Nursing, to be submitted to Maternal-Child Nursing faculty by October 15 for fall award and March 15 for spring award to the coordinator of Student Services; recommendation and selection of awardee will be made from the course faculty in Maternal and Child Health Nursing courses on the Hattiesburg campus; students must have completed either the maternal course or the child health course when application is submitted and be enrolled in good standing in all courses; the coordinator of student services will send student awardee name and essay each semester to Professors Bates and Lundy; award to be given each December and May to one student presented during the awards or recognition ceremony; amount $150. This undergraduate award is given in honor of Professor Lucy Bates and the late Professor Mary Sisemore by Drs. Joel C. and Karen Saucier Lundy.

College of Nursing and Health Professions, Special Awarding Deadline
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit 500-word essay detailing your career plans and interest in Maternal or Child Health Nursing.