CNA-NNOC is offering the following scholarship awards for the 2016/2017 academic year. Completed applications are due by August 1, 2016. Funds to awardees are distributed in the fall from the California Nurses Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.
ALAMEDA COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP
The Alameda County Scholarship Program was established in 1927 by members of the Alameda County Nurses Association to benefit members from Alameda County, CA who are enrolled in formal education programs, attending educational conferences or classes, or engaged in health educational efforts in underserved communities.
REGION 10 GANNON SCHOLARSHIP
The Region 10 Gannon Scholarship was established by members of the Region 10 CNA-NNOC to fund CNA members in the Los Angeles County area who are enrolled in formal education programs or attending educational conferences or classes.
MARTHA HORTON SCHOLARSHIP
The Martha Horton Scholarship was established in 2002 to encourage ethnic and socio-economic diversity in nursing. The scholarship is intended to support those accepted for admission to a 2 year accredited Associate Degree Nursing Program and planning to complete the degree program within two years. Applicants must live in Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Humboldt, Mendocino, Contra Costa, or Solano counties.
ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL OF ORANGE COUNTY STAFF NURSE SCHOLARSHIP
The St. Joseph Hospital of Orange County Scholarship Fund was established through a donation from a staff nurse to introduce future Registered Nurses (RNs) to the California Nurses Association and reinforce to RNs the importance of strong advocacy for their profession and their patients. Applicants must be enrolled in the second year of a two-year accredited Associate Degree of Nursing (A.D.N) program and attending nursing school in Orange County, California.
*California Nurses Foundation (CNF) is a nonprofit, founded in 1971, dedicated to charitable, scientific and educational purposes. Donations to CNF are tax deductible to the extent limited by law.