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School of Nursing

Continuing the Tradition with Your Donation
To give to the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund, please contact us at (712) 396-6040 or visit our online donation page.


In February of each year, the Jennie Edmundson Hospital Foundation announces the beginning of the Nursing Scholarships application process. These scholarships include monies from the Jennie Edmundson Hospital Educational Funds (previously School of Nursing Scholarship funds), the Stahlnecker Trust Nursing Scholarships, the Alice Oth Charitable Foundation (1st National Bank Trustee) and the Jennie Edmundson Alumni Scholarship Funds.  

The Jennie Edmundson Alumni Scholarship Funds are moneys given by Alumni to help support the nursing scholarship funds for Jennie graduates, their children and grandchildren/relatives who are pursuing a nursing degree or an advanced nursing degree, i.e. ADN, RN to BSN, BSN or MSA and Advanced Practice. We continue to grow this fund through contributions from the Alumni and from others who would like to contribute to this scholarship fund.

Applications open on the first of February and close on approximately March 31.  For further information on the scholarship, contact Sandy Westphal – (712) 396-6059 or email

Annual Scholarship Applications
Stahlnecker Trust Nursing Scholarship
Alumni Association and Alice Oth Charitable Foundation Scholarships

The application deadline is midnight on March 31, 2024.

Jane Justice Educational Scholarship Fund

In 2009, a memorial scholarship fund was established in honor of Jane Justice, MHA, BSN, RN, CCRN. She began her nursing career at Jennie Edmundson in May 1978 after graduating from the Jennie Edmundson Hospital School of Nursing. Her career began in the medical/surgical areas and later moved into critical care, where she became the unit manager. Jane’s last management position was in the Emergency Department, where she developed an extraordinary relationship with the Emergency Medical community in SW Iowa.

Jane continued her education throughout her career, holding her last advanced degree with a Master’s Degree in Health Administration. Jane's dedication to her profession, compassion toward her patients, and commitment to her fellow medical professionals were known throughout southwest Iowa. Continuing an educational dream was paramount to Jane, always encouraging those around her to 'go for it' - and in many cases, would personally help those needing assistance to pursue their goals.

Jane Justice Scholarship