Scholarship Information

The next application period will open in September 2019.

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses Los Angeles Chapter (LANAHN) promotes the professional advancement of its members as leaders, educators, and practitioners. The LA NAHN 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

Eligibility:

To qualify for the scholarship award, the applicant must:

  • be a current LA NAHN member

  • be of Hispanic descent

  • be currently enrolled in a nursing program and in good standing

  • be a United States citizen or legal resident

  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of ≥2.5

Requirements:

  1. Proof of LA NAHN membership

  2. Completed Scholarship Application

  3. Personal Statement

  4. One letter of recommendation from School of Nursing faculty

  5. Resume

  6. Transcripts

  7. If selected for scholarship, must agree to fulfill a minimum 15 hours of volunteer service to LA NAHN.

*Please refer to Scholarship Application Checklist for complete additional details.  

Scholarships will be presented at the LA NAHN Scholarships Dinner. Scholarship recipients must be present to receive scholarship award. Complimentary registration to the gala will be provided for each awardee - guests/family members attending the event will be required to purchase tickets at the non-member rate. 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 Dinner, and $500 upon completion of 15 hrs of volunteer service to LA NAHN.  Questions may be submitted to info.la.nahn@gmail.com

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OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Health Resources and Services Administration: https://bhw.hrsa.gov/loansscholarships/nursecorps/scholarship?utm_campaign=NURSE+Corps+Scholarship+Application+Help+on+5%2F17&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

The Campaign for Nursing by Johnson and Johnson
--searchable database for scholarships by location, requirements, GPA, etc.:
https://www.discovernursing.com/scholarships#no-filters

Nursing.org
--offers three scholarships of their own: https://www.nursing.org/scholarships/

--searchable database for scholarships: https://www.nursing.org/scholarships/database/

CA Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) Financial Aid and Scholarships Information:
http://www.rn.ca.gov/careers/financial-aid.shtml

Nurses' Float Scholarship: https://tinyurl.com/y826yqfp