2021 Arizona College of Nursing Scholarships

The Arizona College of Nursing Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the field of Nursing. Students of Latino or Hispanic descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • High School GPA 3.5 or College GPA 3.5 with 12 credit hours successfully completed
  • Two Reference Letters (500 words each)
  • Written Essay
  • Demonstration of Community Service
  • Meet Arizona College of Nursing admissions requirements

2 Reference Letters - 500 Words Each
  • One from an individual who can verify and amplify the applicant’s community service and its impact on the community
  • One from a High School Counselor, former teacher, mentor, coach, organization or community leader, or employer
Essay - 300 words for each question/statement
  • Identify your plan for success as a nursing student at Arizona College of Nursing.
  • Describe your community service and its impact on those you serve.
  • Becoming a nurse is more than taking care of a patient at the bedside. How will you use your nursing career to make a positive impact on the community and the nursing profession?
Awards
  • Full tuition award for 1 awardee for the Arizona College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program.
    • Program must be completed within 4 ½ years from the enrollment start date.
  • Partial tuition award for 1 awardee for the Arizona College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program.
    • Award of $5,000 per semester for full-time attendance (not to exceed $45,000).
    • Program must be completed within 4 ½ years from the enrollment start date.

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* 1. Please upload a copy of/link to your official transcript showing your GPA OR see question 2 regarding mailing an official transcript. (Copy of official transcript must be in PDF format only / DOC or DOCX format allowed only for sharing a link to your official transcript)

Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted - applications that do not have official transcripts will not be considered.

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* 2. Please enter the date (mm/dd/yyyy) you requested your official transcript to be mailed. Your application is not considered complete until the transcript is received.

If you have provided a link to/uploaded your official transcript above, please enter N/A. Official transcripts must be received into the NAHN office by the application deadline date or the application will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.

Your official transcripts should be mailed to the following address:

National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)
ATTN: Danielle Harter
7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 300
McLean, Virginia 22102 USA

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* 3. Please upload your first letter of recommendation (500 words) from an individual who can verify and amplify the applicant's community service and its impact on the community. (PDF format required)

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* 4. Please upload your second letter of recommendation (500 words) from a High School Counselor, former teacher, mentor, coach, organization or community leader, or employer. (PDF format required)

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* 5. Please upload your essay, including 300-word answers to each of the following questions/statements. (PDF format required)
  • Identify your plan for success as a nursing student at Arizona College of Nursing.
  • Describe your community service and its impact on those you serve.
  • Becoming a nurse is more than taking care of a patient at the bedside. How will you use your nursing career to make a positive impact on the community and the nursing profession?

PDF file types only.
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* 6. Please indicate you understand the scholarship requirements by selecting "Yes" below.

Full tuition award for 1 awardee for the Arizona College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program.

  • Program must be completed within 4 ½ years from the enrollment start date.
Partial tuition award for 1 awardee for the Arizona College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program.
  • Award of $5,000 per semester for full-time attendance (not to exceed $45,000).
  • Program must be completed within 4 ½ years from the enrollment start date.

If you select "No", your application will not be considered for the Arizona College of Nursing Scholarships.

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* 7. By selecting "Yes" below, you acknowledge that your application is complete and truthful to the best of your knowledge, and understand incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you select "No", your application will not be considered.

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