Reading Nursing Scholarship

About the Scholarship

The Reading Nursing Scholarship Program was established through the generosity of Stephen and Agnes Reading who are wonderful supporters of the WCC Foundation's mission of providing financial assistance to qualified students.

The Reading Scholarship provides 10 full-ride scholarships per semester to WCC Nursing students who plan earn their WCC Associate's Degrees and then transfer to Eastern Michigan University to complete their BSN degree.

Students may apply for a Reading Scholarship by carefully following the directions listed below. Although highly competitive, students who receive a Scholarship may be eligible to receive the Scholarship in following semesters if they maintain good academic status that includes a cumulative pace of completion of 67% and a 2.0 GPA. Eligibility for renewal will be determined after WCC course work has been completed. Students may receive up to 3 years of Scholarship funding while attending WCC.

How to Apply

To apply for a Reading Nursing Scholarship, you must:

  • Submit: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need. The Federal School Code for WCC is 002328.
  • Fill out: the scholarship online application.

You will be asked to include a personal statement of 250 words or less. The statement should discuss your academic and career goals and any special circumstances that make you deserving of a scholarship. Before you begin, it is recommended that you write your statement and be prepared to cut-and-paste into the application. The system allows only 30 minutes to complete the form.

You are encouraged to submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member, former teacher, or work supervisor. Email your letter to submit your letter to [email protected] or deliver your letter to WCC Foundation office, Room SC 304.


Please review the scholarship application deadlines and plan ahead! Scholarships will be awarded based upon available funds.

Fall Semester Deadline

Priority deadline is June 10 or until funding is no longer available. Please apply early.