Application Deadline: May 31, 2022

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NAHN Scholarships are open to current NAHN members who are in good standing and who are enrolled full-time in accredited LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs. Not currently a member? Join today at nahnnet.org to be eligible for a scholarship!


The selection of recipients is based on NAHN membership, financial need, current academic standing, and nursing students who demonstrate the 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. Students may not receive more than three years of scholarships.
 
Required Documents

Before you start your application please:
  • Ensure you have all the required documents and information listed below before starting this application.
  • Be aware once you click the "submit" button at the end of the application no changes can be made. 
  • Ensure that your application is complete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Each application requires:
  • Your NAHN Member number
  • Two letters of recommendation - the letters must include the applicant's full name and the name of the scholarship(s) for which they are applying
  • Transcripts showing your current full-time enrollment in a nursing program. If you have not yet started your nursing program, include transcripts from your other program. A PDF copy of your official transcript will be accepted, or official transcripts can be mailed to the NAHN office.
  • Letter of acceptance into an accredited nursing program
  • Resume or CV (PDF format)
  • A 500-word essay describing your upbringing and background, what kind of work you do, your future goals and aspirations, your qualifications related to the scholarship(s), and your potential for nursing leadership in the Hispanic community (PDF format)
  • Letter of acknowledgment from your NAHN Chapter President (optional)
Please note: Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the recipient's university. Therefore, selected awardees will be required to provide a copy of their univ

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* 1. For which scholarships are you applying? Check all that apply.

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* 2. Please complete the following contact information: (all fields required)

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* 3. Please complete the following information (all fields required)

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* 4. Please complete the following monthly income and expense information (all fields required)

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* 5. Please describe any additional sources of financial aid you receive.

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* 6. Please describe your course of study (LVN/LPN, RN, DNP, etc.).

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* 7. If not currently enrolled, indicate which nursing program you have been accepted into for the fall of 2022 (LVN/LPN, RN, MSN, etc.).

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* 8. Please complete the following information about your nursing school.

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* 9. Please upload a copy of your admissions letter from your school. (PDF format required)

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* 10. Please upload an essay of up to 500 words that describes your upbringing, what kind of work you do, your qualifications related to the scholarship for which you are applying, your future goals and aspirations, and your potential for nursing leadership in the Hispanic community. (PDF format required)

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* 11. Please upload your first letter of recommendation from a faculty member regarding your future contribution to the profession of nursing and the potential to be a role model to other Hispanic nurses. (PDF format required)

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* 12. Please upload the second letter of recommendation from a faculty member. (PDF format required)

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* 13. Please upload your current resume or CV. (PDF format required)

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* 14. Please upload a copy of/link to your official transcript OR see question 15 regarding mailing an official transcript. (PDF format required)
A PDF copy of your official transcript will be accepted. If you are selected for a scholarship, NAHN will require an official transcript to be sent to us from your university.

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* 15. 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 a PDF copy of your official transcript above, please enter N/A. If mailed, 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: Kate Filipiak
201 E. Main St., Suite 1405
Lexington, Kentucky 40507 USA

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* 16. Please upload a letter from your Chapter President indicating that they have reviewed your application (optional).

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Please Note: There is an additional scholarship opportunity for NAHN Members that requires a separate application. 

Aguilar-Cuellar-Toben (ACT) Research Grant 
The ACT Research Grant provides one $1,000 award to a Latino Ph.D. student who is a member of NAHN and who is conducting either quantitative or qualitative research to improve health care outcomes of the Latino population. Allocation of the funds will be based on the quality of the proposed research, the future promise of the applicant as a Latino researcher, approval of the dissertation chair, IRB approval, and the research budget. This grant was developed in honor of “Nena” and “Tia Pat” - mother and sister of Norma Cuellar’s (President of NAHN from 2018-2020).

To apply for this research grant, please click here.

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* 17. Have you received a scholarship from NAHN in the past? If yes, please list the scholarship below, including the scholarship name, amount, and the year it was awarded. 

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* 18. 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 by the Committee.

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