David Hightower and his four children established this memorial scholarship in 1999 to recognize Betty Hightower's service in the nursing field. This fund provides an annual scholarship for a Metropolitan Community College student in the LPN or RN nursing program. Scholarship may be used for tuition, fees and books.
- Financial need is required
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
- Completed a minimum of 12 credit hours in either the LPN or RN nursing programs at MCC
- Must be a U.S. citizen
- Female recipient strongly preferred
Scholarships are usually offered during the spring and fall quarters. Scholarship availability varies depending on donor giving.