Who Can Apply: All applicants of “Health is a Right Not a Privilege Scholarship” must meet the following eligibility criteria
• The applicant must be a Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States.
• The applicant must have completed an ACEN or CCNE accredited BSN or MSN degree program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above on a 4.0 scale.
• The applicant must be holding an active Registered Nurse (RN) license.
• The applicant must be currently enrolled full-time or part-time in one of the following academic disciplines:
ACEN or CCNE accredited Nurse Practitioner program at either the MSN or DNP degree level.
COA accredited Nurse Anesthesia program at either the MSN or DNP degree level.
(Students accepted into a program but not yet enrolled are also eligible to apply, provided they enroll by the scholarship application deadline of December 31, 2020.)
• The applicant must have at least one full semester of academic studies left to complete following December 31, 2020.
Submission: Along with their application, all applicants are required to attach the following documents –
• The applicant must attach a well-written Resume/CV that includes all relevant information such as education history, awards, honors, work/practical experience, service & volunteer actions, and professional activities (i.e., professional organization memberships, workshops, and other presentations).
• The applicant must attach a written Letter of Recommendation from a reputable source not related to you (faculty member from your BSN/MSN degree or the Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Anesthesia program you are currently enrolled in, advisor, supervisor, employer or mentor), who appears to be knowledgeable with regards to your service, leadership, and academic merit and can best describe your ability to succeed in your academic and/or career goals. The letter should clearly explain and justify your outstanding qualities.
• The applicant must attach an original Essay of 1000 – 1500 words
Deadline: December 31, 2020