The “Motivation to Care” Graduate Nursing Scholarship


Major / Minor Requirements

Enrolled in an Indiana State University graduate nursing program

Class Requirements

Taking at least one course per semester over the past 16 months (may exclude summers)

Minimum GPA Requirement

Academic standards – maintaining at least a 3.75 average GPA in graduate nursing school
Achievement of 3.4 or higher in the undergraduate nursing degree

Financial Need Requirement


Other Criteria

***Primary selection criteria: 

Primary selection criteria demonstrated by three (3) written letters of recommendation from:


Ann Marie McNeill obtained her BSN from Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio. She then obtained her Masters in nursing with a focus in family medicine from Indiana State University. Currently she is pursuing a doctor of nursing practice degree from Indiana State University.  Experiences in clinical research, cardiology, the military, mental health along with the education I have received at ISU have helped prepare her for a role in retail health serving the local community.  She is grateful for the opportunity to continue her education at the doctoral level and the financial support from the Motivation to Care Graduate Nursing Scholarship.