Arizona Nurses Foundation Academic Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Arizona Nurses Association

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 18 scholarships will be awarded in each of the fall and spring terms for a total of 36 scholarships.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must pursue a career in nursing.
  3. Must be enrolled in, or accepted for enrollment in, an academic nursing education program based in Arizona.
  4. Must enroll part time or full time at an accredited college or university.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  6. Must be a current or incoming undergraduate or graduate student.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for students who are legal residents of the state of Arizona. Students must have been accepted to or currently be enrolled in an academic nursing education program based in Arizona.

Application requirements for the Arizona Nurses Foundation Academic Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter
  • Proof of acceptance/enrollment
Additional Information: The AzNF serves as a resource to all Arizona nurses by supporting scientific and educational activities. The purpose of the scholarship program is to enhance the development of Arizona nurses and further the nursing profession by providing scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in, or accepted for enrollment in, academic nursing education programs based in Arizona. Selection will be based on the applicant's potential for leadership in nursing (merit), commitment to professional nursing in Arizona, extracurricular activities, and need for financial assistance. Applications are competitive and are reviewed independently by a panel of registered nurses. Decisions are criterion-based and non-discriminatory. At the discretion of the panel of reviewers, telephone interviews may be conducted to facilitate the decision-making process.

Award Amount: The amount of money awarded is determined by the Council of Trustees of the AzNF. The award amount are as follows: A.D.N applicants - $500; BSN and RN-to-BSN applicants - $1,000; graduate applicants - $2,500. All awards are non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,333.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 12

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 12

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please check back in early December for a refreshed application deadline date. Applications are available on the Arizona Nurses Association (AzNF) website. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following: one confidential letter of professional recommendation from an immediate supervisor in the employment setting, the student's academic adviser, or other faculty member who can attest to the applicant's potential for leadership, including the applicant's commitment to nursing and the effectiveness of his/her interpersonal relationships (the letter should be written on official agency stationery and placed in a sealed envelope, attached to the application form); and documentation of enrollment in or acceptance into an educational nursing program. Such documentation may include, but is not limited to, a transcript (official or unofficial) or current coursework, a copy of the letter or certificate of admission, or a written statement from an appropriate academic official. Graduate students must discuss plans for use of graduate schooling and clearly provide amount of time, if any, is going to be used in the field of education. All applications must be submitted online using the scholarship application system. Only those applications received on or before the published application deadline will be reviewed. Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed during the next review cycle if requested in writing by the applicant.
About Arizona Nurses Association:
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Address: 1850 E. Southern Ave. Suite 1 Tempe, Arizona 85282-5832

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