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National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship Awards
Recognizing Excellence in Nursing Students
Applications Deadline: May 23, 2014
Scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in accredited LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs.
Selection of recipients is based on need, current academic standing, whether they are a United States citizen or legal resident of the United States and other criteria listed below.
Scholarship recipients are a select group of Hispanic nursing students who demonstrate promise of professional contributions to the nursing profession and who have the potential to act as role models for other aspiring nursing students.
The number of scholarships offered each year is dependent upon the amount in the scholarship fund.
Scholarships will be presented at the 2014 NAHN Annual Conference.
Criteria for the Scholarship Awards include:
NAHN scholarship application form completed by the student and submitted by the deadline date.
Two (2) Letters of Recommendation from two faculty members outlining the applicant’s future professional contribution to the nursing profession and potential to act as a role model for other aspiring nursing students.
An essay, 500 words or less (using Times New Roman – 12 font), written by the student that reflects their life growing up (must include who raised them and what type of work they did), qualifications, and potential for leadership in nursing
A resume, which includes earned certificates, awards, community service and special honors.
Provide one page essay that includes: a discussion of economic needs; delineates monthly income and expenses; estimates of educational expenses, including any other financial aid for the year requested.
Include also a copy of most recent W-2 form.
An official transcript from applicant’s college, university, or Nursing Program.
Please do not staple all these documents.
Academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred).
Verification of membership status in NAHN (must be a NAHN member for at least six months).
NAHN members can reapply for scholarships if attaining a higher degree.
No acting National Board Members or Awards & Scholarships Committee members are eligible for scholarships
Scholarship Application Packet
As a Microsoft Word document
ALL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PACKETS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY 23, 2014.
A packet with a postmark after the deadline date established by the Committee will not be eligible for consideration. No exceptions or extensions shall be granted.
The scholarship application packet is to be mailed to the NAHN national office. Note: Letters of recommendation must be in a sealed envelope and must be original letters (not copies).
Mario Alfredo M. Chavez, BSN, RN
CHAIR, AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC NURSES
6301 Ranch Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223
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