Scholarship Information

The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (LANAHN) promotes the professional advancement of its members as leaders, educators, and practitioners. The LANAHN Scholarship recognizes a select group of Hispanic/Latino students who demonstrate the promise of future professional contributions to the nursing profession and who have the potential to act as role models for other aspiring nursing students. $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing a degree in the following categories:

  • LVN License

  • Associate of Arts in Nursing

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Master of Science in Nursing

  • Ph.D. in Nursing or DNP

The 2018 application period will be open from September 4, 2018, thru October 9, 2018.


To qualify for the scholarship award, the applicant must:

  • Be a current LANAHN member

  • Be of Hispanic descent

  • Be currently enrolled in a school of nursing and in good standing

  • Be a United States citizen or legal resident

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of ≥2.5

  • Fulfill a minimum of 15 hours volunteer service to LA NAHN


  1. Proof of LANAHN membership

  2. Completed LANAHN 2018 Scholarship Application

  3. Personal Statement

  4. Two letters of recommendation from faculty

  5. Resume

  6. Transcripts

See Scholarship Application page for further details.

Electronic or mailed application packets MUST be postmarked between 9/4/18 and 10/9/18. Awardees will be notified by 10/26/18.

Scholarships will be presented at the 2018 LANAHN Scholarships Gala on Friday 11/9/18, location TBD. Scholarship recipients must be present to receive scholarship award. The number of scholarships offered each year is dependent upon the amount in the scholarship fund. Scholarship funding will be disbursed in two installments: $500 at the Scholarship Gala, and $500 upon completion of 15 hrs of volunteer service to LA NAHN (must be completed by 7/31/19).  Questions may be submitted to



Health Resources and Services Administration:

The Campaign for Nursing by Johnson and Johnson
--searchable database for scholarships by location, requirements, GPA, etc.:
--offers three scholarships of their own:

--searchable database for scholarships:

CA Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) Financial Aid and Scholarships Information:

Nurses' Float Scholarship: