BASKING RIDGE, NJ  – The Board of Trustees of the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset Hills is now accepting applicants for its 2016 Nursing Scholarships. A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to two qualified Morris or Somerset County students planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN). Each year since 1991, the VNA has awarded college scholarships to students from Morris or Somerset County planning to receive a degree in nursing. The scholarships are financed by proceeds from the VNA’s bi-annual Rummage Sale and other fundraising efforts.

“The VNA of Somerset Hills is pleased to offer this opportunity to all men and women considering a rewarding future in the healthcare industry, including graduating high school students and those adults entering the field during a career change,” said Ann M. Painter, VNA of Somerset Hills President & CEO. 

Scholarship applications are available from the VNA of Somerset Hills’ website at or by calling (908) 766-0180 X 127.  

Applications must be received by April 15, 2016 and will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee of the VNA of Somerset Hills Board of Trustees.