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Annie Rhyne Scholarship

The Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing (PHSON) Alumni Association pays tribute to Annie Rhyne and promotes excellence in education by recognizing deserving students who are seeking a nursing degree. Two scholarships per calendar year, in the amount of $3000 each, are available.

Miss Annie Rhyne was a 1917 graduate of the PHSON and worked at Presbyterian Hospital for 48 years. She did the staffing, made rounds and assisted the students from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. She also lived in the dorm until her retirement in 1965. In 1956 the Alumni Association started a loan program in her name to support the students. Today the fund that honors Miss Rhyne’s service is a scholarship.

Download and complete the application. Read all requirements carefully. Please include all requested information and signatures.

Applications are accepted between December 1 and March 1 of each year. All applications will be held until the Annie Rhyne Committee reviews them in May.

Each request will be considered on an individual basis, and the applicant will be notified (in writing) by June 1 regarding the Committee's decision

Please note, if you are awarded a scholarship, funds will be paid directly to your academic institution.

Applicant must be:

  • A graduate of the Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing, OR
  • A graduate of the ASN program at Presbyterian School of Nursing at Queens University, OR
  • An employee of Novant Health in the Charlotte region with at least three years of service (part-time or full-time) with Novant Health

Applicant must be seeking a degree in nursing.