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Nursing student receives Meredith Scholarship
Junior nursing student Mindy Meyer: $9,000 Meredith Scholarship.
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release [1-12-12]
Mindy Meyer, a Minnesota State University, Mankato junior nursing student from Fenton, Iowa, has been awarded a $9,000 Donald and Marjorie Meredith Nursing Scholarship for 2012-2013.
Meyer will receive $3,000 each semester for the last three semesters of her nursing program, allowing her to pursue her studies full-time, participate in the School of Nursing and Student Nurses Association, and serve on the College of Allied Health and Nursing Advisory Board.
Meredith Scholarships are intended to let recipients focus on their studies without having to work at part- or full-time jobs. Recipients must have a minimum of a 3.5 grade-point average and demonstrate a well-balanced lifestyle, leadership abilities and commitment to the nursing profession.
Meredith Scholarship recipients have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research and peer mentoring, and to assist in the university’s high-tech nursing simulation learning lab.
Dr. Donald Meredith co-founded Mankato’s Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic, PA with Dr. Paul Gislason in 1957. They served as Minnesota State Mankato’s first athletic team physicians and helped the university create what is now the nation’s oldest, continually accredited athletic training education program.
Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,649 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 32 state institutions.