Motlow Foundation establishes memorial nursing scholarship

The Motlow College Foundation recently established a nursing scholarship in honor of Kim Welch Stockton, a 1976 Motlow graduate. (Photo Provided)

LOCAL EDUCATION NEWS | Lynchburg — Nursing was her passion. Thanks to a collaborative effort between her family and Motlow State that passion will live on through the The Kim Welch Stockton Memorial Nursing Scholarship.

Kim graduated from Motlow’s nursing program in 1976. After receiving her associate degree from Motlow, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Tech University and a master’s degree from the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Kim worked as a nurse practitioner at local hospitals, nursing homes, home health organizations, and clinics throughout her career until retirement. She graduated from Tullahoma High School and was a lifelong resident of Tullahoma.

Applicants for the Kim Welch Stockton Memorial Nursing Scholarship must be enrolled in the nursing program at Motlow State and have a demonstrated financial need as evidenced by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Preferred recipients are first-year nursing students who are graduates of Tullahoma High School, Coffee County Central High School or Franklin County High School. Nursing students may apply for the scholarship by clicking here. Applicants must have a Motlow student ID, email address, and login credentials to access the application.

For more information about the scholarship, please contact the Motlow College Foundation office at 931-393-1692 or [email protected]. Online contributions may be made at •

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