Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 23, 2021

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Health Professions Education Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Varies.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of California.
  3. Must enroll for six units or more per semester in an accredited four-year college, university, or technical school.
  4. Must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher each year scholarship funds are sought.
  5. Must attend a college, university, or technical school in California.
  6. Must major in nursing.
  7. Must be enrolled in or accepted into a bachelor of science nursing program. Priority will be given to students who will be graduating within one to two years.

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

Description: This award is available for California residents who are college junior or seniors attending a college/university in the state of California. Students must be majoring in nursing, and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship are:

  • Official Transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Cost of program
Additional Information: Recipients must graduate after June 30 of the award year. Recipients of this award must complete a two-year service obligation to practice in a medically underserved area of California as a registered nurse providing full-time (32 hours per week) direct patient care. Program recipients are required to complete their service obligation in a medically underserved area or facility. If the recipient does not successfully fulfill this contractual obligation, he/she will be required to repay all scholarships or loan repayments received, plus 10 percent interest and $250 administrative fees. Selection for the awards is based on the following criteria: work experience, financial need, career goals, community service, community background, and academic performance. Priority is given to applicants whose community background and commitment indicates the likelihood of long-term employment in a medically underserved area even after the service obligation has ended. Applicants who owe a service obligation to practice direct patient care to another entity entered into before filing an application with the foundation are ineligible to receive a scholarship.

Award Amount: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship may award up to $10,000 for one year of school can be awarded up to three (3) times. If awarded, recipients agree to twelve (12) month service obligation practicing full time, direct patient care at a qualified facility in California.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The application must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. PST on the deadline date.
Contact: Laura Moyer
Address: 400 R Street Suite 460 Sacramento, California 95811

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