Crim Family Memorial Nursing Scholarship

The Crim Family Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established in 1994 by John Crim and family in memory of the late Sharon Crim. Sharon was a caring and compassionate RN. She was a Boise State University graduate and a nursing scholarship recipient. The Crim Family Scholarship was established to provide funding for non-traditional students to pursue a career as a Registered Nurse.

In order to be eligible for this scholarship students must meet the following criteria:

  • Junior or Senior
  • Admitted to the nursing program
  • Plan to enroll full-time (12 undergraduate credits)
  • Demonstrate financial need. We can determine your financial need by the results of your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Nontraditional, single parent with prior involvement in the health care field; intends to stay and practice as either a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, nursing leader, or nursing faculty in Idaho

To apply, submit an essay describing your prior career in a healthcare field, your reason for returning for more education, and your willingness to remain in Idaho to practice nursing.

This is a non-refundable scholarship that can only be used for tuition and fees.

Departments / Colleges
School of Nursing - Undergraduate
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please attach an essay (maximum 1000 words) that explains 1) prior involvement in the healthcare field; 2) reason for returning for more education; 3) your willingness to remain in Idaho after graduation. Please upload as a single Word or PDF document (8 MB max file size) using your name and Boise State student ID number as the filename. To save as PDF: For Microsoft users:From Word document click File, Save As, and then click PDF or XPS. For Mac users: Choose print, click on PDF in the bottom-left of the Print menu and Save as PDF. Do not use any special characters in the file name including periods, hyphens, apostrophes, etc. You should also include your full name and Boise State student ID number on the header of each page.