Mary Bikowski of Falls Church won a $2,500 scholarship as part of the Together We Care Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program. Bikowski is studying to be a nurse practitioner at George Mason University.
The scholarship is sponsored by MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS pharmacies, and the Johnson and Johnson Family of Consumer Companies.
Bikowski was among 30 scholarship winners in programs leading to licensure as an APRN with a Family Nurse Practitioner specialty or other special interest in community or public health at a nationally accredited nurse practitioner master’s program. High academic performance and strong community involvement was also considered when reviewing the applications.