The Kim McMurray Memorial Nursing Scholarship is named in memory of beloved nurse, Kim McMurray. She tirelessly served as a nurse at Williamson Medical Center for nearly 30 years and continued to work in various roles during years of arduous chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer. This scholarship provides an additional $500 and will be awarded to a nursing student accepted in the nursing curriculum who demonstrates a particular connection to cancer or the treatment of cancer.

Applying for the Scholarship

  • Complete ENTRY FORM.
  • Write a one-page essay outlining your:
    • Experience in healthcare, if any.
    • Educational and future healthcare goals.
    • Reason for applying for the scholarship.
    • For nursing students interested in the Kim McMurray Memorial scholarship, please include your experience with cancer.
  • Make a list of your accomplishments.
    • Include your awards, extracurricular activities, community involvement, etc.
  • Obtain two recommendations. One personal and one professional letter of recommendation are required. An instructor may provide a recommendation if the applicant is not employed in healthcare.
  • Provide a copy of your most recent high school or college transcript.
  • Submit all materials by April 16, 2021:
    • Essay
    • List of accomplishments
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Transcript

**If your guidance counselors or teachers would like to send your transcript or letters of recommendation directly to us, please have them email it to: Suzanne Lake at

    Kim McMurray Medical Scholarship Form

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