School of Nursing
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Dorothy R. "Dode" Hanson Scholarship
The intent of the scholarship is to assist undergraduate students in a nursing program at Western Illinois University. Students must be admitted to the School of Nursing. Applicant’s legal permanent address for the past year must be in McDonough County, Illinois.
Applications can be obtained
- from the Scholarship Office, Sherman Hall 308, 1 University Circle, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455-1390
- or via PDF download [application form | letter of recommendation form]
The amount of the award is $2,000.00 annually applied to student’s account. $1,000.00 for Fall semester and $1,000.00 for Spring semester.
Recipients will be selected by the NursingScholarship Committee.
Applicants must have two (2) letters of reference sent using the attached form. Financial need IS NOT a consideration.
Inquiries Should Be Sent To
School of Nursing, Currens Hall 125, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455-1390.
Deadline for application
May 1. Recipient will be selected by June 1.
Is the Scholarship Renewable?
Recipients may reapply for the scholarship; it is not automatically renewable.