Scholarship is awarded as forgivable loan in exchange for a service agreement with Genesis Health Services after graduation. Applicant must be current College student in good academic standing, attending an accredited Iowa or Illinois college or university, who will have completed his/her freshman or sophomore year of college by June 20 and is seeking admission to, or has been accepted into, an undergraduate baccalaureate program in nursing. Note: Individuals entering an associate's degree program (e.g. community college), or BSN completion program are not eligible to apply. Must be a resident within the Genesis Health System, bi-state service area: Clinton, Des Moines, Jackson, Louisa, Muscatine, or Scott Counties in Iowa or Henry, Mercer, Rock Island, or Whiteside Counties in Illinois. Minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 and/or college cumulative GPA of 2.5.