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Mary Clare '65 and Gerald Loftus Nursing Scholarship

Application Deadline:
January 25, 2024
Amount Range:
*Up to $9,500
School of Nursing

Scholarship Details

This award was made possible through the generosity of Mary Clare '65 and Gerald Loftus.


  1. Be a full-time junior or senior student in good academic standing in the School of Nursing.
  2. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  3. Work in a Catholic or community hospital in the Chicago metropolitan area.
  4. Submit an essay that describes the manner in which you demonstrate the qualities of care and compassion consistent with the Mercy mission.
  5. Must demonstrate a financial need.
  6. Submit a letter of recommendation from employment manager.
  7. Fill out the online application form (linked below).

Please Note: All School of Nursing scholarship recipients are expected to "give back" to the School of Nursing upon request by participating in a School of Nursing activity.

*Award amount will vary based on availability of funds and number of scholarships awarded.

Application Form

The Mary Clare '65 and Gerald Loftus Nursing Scholarship online application form is now open.