The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital awarded scholarships totaling $104,050 to nurses who live and/or work in Loudoun County.
Recipients are enrolled in nursing programs at 17 schools, including The Academies of Loudoun. The awards range from $1,000 to $2,850.
Since the nursing scholarship program began in 1959, The Ladies Board has awarded nearly $1.9 million to more than 1,200 applicants. The program, started with a single grant of $400, was created to provide supplemental funds to worthy nursing students.
The Ladies Board has offered more than $100,000 each year for more than a decade.
Scholarships are funded by The Gift Shop at Inova Loudoun Hospital, Twice Is Nice thrift shop in Leesburg, the Lights of Love remembrance program, and the Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale.