Vocational Nurse Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$4,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 28

Friday
Awarded By:

Health Professions Education Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually and is based on funding.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a legal resident of California.
  3. Must attend a California institution.
  4. Must be a high school senior or older to apply for this undergraduate award.
  5. Must plan to pursue a career as a nurse.
  6. Must be accepted or enrolled in a vocational nursing program.
  7. Must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

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

Description: This award is available for California residents who are attending or planning to attend a vocational nursing program at a college/university in the state of California with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Vocational Nurse Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
Additional Information: Recipient must plan to graduate after June 30 of the award year. Selection will be based on the following criteria: cultural and linguistic competence, financial need, work experience, career goals, community service, background, and fluency. Recipients agree to a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Qualified facilities include those designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) as a medically underserved area (MUA), health professional shortage area (HPSA), county, state or veterans facility.

Award Amount: Up to $4,000 annually, non-renewable. Funding is intended to pay tuition, required fees, books, supplies, and educational equipment costs related to the student's registered nurse or pre-nursing education.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 28

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 28

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 January 2020 when applications are expected to become available. Applications are available on the Health Professions Education Foundation website. In addition to a completed application, the student must also submit the following: two professional letters of recommendation, following the guidelines listed in the application (it is recommended that at least one letter be from a faculty member); a 'Graduation Date Verification Form', signed by the nursing program director or faculty member authorized to sign on the director's behalf (form included with application); and information from the previous two year's tax returns. 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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