Ten Receive Phi Theta Kappa / Hurst NCLEX® Exam Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi – Ten Phi Theta Kappa members have been selected to receive the first Hurst Review NCLEX® Scholarships administered by Phi Theta Kappa. Each recipient will receive a code to cover the cost of Hurst Review NCLEX® study materials and a cash award to cover NCLEX® exam fees.

This new scholarship is for Phi Theta Kappa nursing majors who plan to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX®) and is funded by national nursing exam prep company, Hurst Review Services.

The NCLEX® is a standardized exam given by each state’s board of nursing to determine if RN or LPN/LVN candidates are competent for entry-level nursing practice.

In addition, Hurst is providing a $50 discount on NCLEX® study materials, including the company’s newest product N-Stream, to all Phi Theta Kappa members.

“It is such a privilege to work with Hurst Review Services and offer these members the opportunity to reduce the financial barrier to completing their certification,” said Steve Mulhollen, Phi Theta Kappa Foundation Interim Executive Director. “We hope this partnership is the first of many to benefit our members who face the additional costs of certifications necessary for them to find employment.”

The Hurst Scholarship winners include:

Carla Andersen
Triton College

Hannah Carlson
Front Range Community College

Amberly Hedden
University of North Georgia

Wycliffe Kenani
Northeast Texas Community College

Kieu Nguyen
Des Moines Area Community College

Megan Sturdivant
Walters State Community College

Diane Vazquez Baez
Middlesex Community College

Sarah Washburn
North Central Michigan College

Sarah Willing
Ivy Tech Community College

Emily Young
Louisiana State University- Eunice

“Hurst’s mission has always been to help nursing students succeed by improving clinical judgement skills through the best NCLEX® preparation course available," Hurst CEO, Pat Lowery, added. "Together, Hurst and Phi Theta Kappa can provide the resources required to begin a successful career in nursing.”

The online application for the spring Hurst Review NCLEX® scholarship opens February 1. 

Hurst Review is an educational services company based in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Since 1988, Hurst’s proven NCLEX® review course has helped hundreds of thousands of nursing students achieve first-attempt success.

Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of community college students to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3.2 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in nine nations.

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