2024 Nursing Scholarship Application

The Kidney Foundation of Ohio established an annual Nursing Scholarship in memory of Marilyn R. Bartucci MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCTC. Marilyn was actively involved with the Foundation as a volunteer, Board, and Medical Advisory Board member for over 40 years. She continuously upheld the values of the Foundation and its goal of assisting kidney patients. Our hope is that this scholarship continues the incredible legacy she left behind as a nurse and transplant coordinator.

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program. Individuals who have not completed at least one semester of a nursing program are not eligible to apply.
  • Must be pursuing a degree in nursing (ADN, BSN, or MSN) with the intent to obtain a position working with chronic kidney disease, kidney dialysis or kidney pre/post-transplant patients.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance and passion to work in the kidney community.
  • Reside in the Kidney Foundation of Ohio service area. For a complete list of counties, click here.
  • Enrollment may be full-time or part-time.
  • Cannot be a previous nursing scholarship recipient or currently receiving another scholarship from the Kidney Foundation of Ohio. 
  • Completed electronic application
  • Two (2) letters of recomendation (cannot be a relative)
  • Official school transcript
One recipient will be selected for a $1,000 scholarship. Application must be received by Sunday, June 30 to be considered for this award cycle. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. All applicants will be notified of a final decision, in writing, no later than August 2nd. Payment will be made directly to the educational institution after certification of enrollment is received by the Kidney Foundation of Ohio. Doctoral candidates will not be considered.
Contact scholarship@kfohio.org with any questions.
Note: The recipient will be asked to allow the Kidney Foundation of Ohio to mention their name, institution, and testimonial along with photos in communications surrounding the awards, including on the Foundation’s website.

Kidney Foundation of Ohio of Ohio employees, Board and Medical Advisory Board members, evaluation committee and their immediate families are not eligible to apply for Foundation Scholarships.

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Applicant Information


Educational Information

Are you enrolled in an accredited Nursing program for 2024-2025? *
Have you completed at least one semester of a Nursing program? *
Costs *
 Annual Costs
Room and Board (if applicable)
Academic Status *
Which of the following best describes the type of Nursing program you are enrolled in? *

Financial Information

Have you applied for other scholarship(s)? If yes, include name(s) and amount(s), and status of each request.

Essay Questions

I guarantee the accuracy and truth of this application, to the best of my knowledge, and agree that the information in this application may be verified.
Applicant Signature *
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