CNA / NNOC Scholarships
CNA-NNOC offers the following scholarship awards each academic year. Funds to awardees are distributed each fall from the California Nurses Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.
STATUS: The application cycle for the 2018-2019 year has concluded. Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be available starting on May 1st, 2019. Once available, links to applications will appear below each scholarship's description
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.
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.
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.
SANDRA R SPAULDING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Sandra R Spaulding Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the 1985 CNA House of Delegates to encourage ethnic and socio-economic diversity in nursing. Applicants must be enrolled in the second year of a two-year accredited Associated Degree of Nursing (ADN) program located in states that contain CNA/NNOC represented facilities (currently AL, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, KS, KY, ME, MO, NV, NC, NY, OH, TX, and WV);
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.