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Arkansas Nurses Foundation Scholarships

Offered by Arkansas Nurses Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 3, 2024
Multiple awards worth

Varies

Grade level

College & Graduate Students

Application deadline:

June 30, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you an Arkansas resident who holds an Arkansas Nursing license (LPN, RN, APRN) who will be pursuing a Bachelor or advanced nursing degree in any NLN CNEA or CCNE accredited nursing program? If so, you may be eligible for the Arkansas Nurses Foundation Scholarships! The foundation offers two types of scholarships: the Dorothea Funk Scholarship and the Mary Gray Scholarship. While both scholarships are open to Arkansas Registered Nurse seeking an Advanced Practice Nursing degree (Certified Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certified Nurse Midwife, and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist), the Dorothea Funk Scholarship specifically must be awarded to individuals pursuing community health nursing with demonstrated need. If you fit the criteria for either of these scholarships, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Arkansas Nurses Foundation

The Arkansas Nurses Foundation (ARNF) was established by nurses with great vision. Nurses are the heart of health care and serve patients and families. As a result of the many changes in health care delivery, nurses’ need for continued education is great. ARNF seeks to assist Arkansas Registered Nurses by providing funds to foster and promote their continual development in areas such as academic education and research endeavors through scholarships and grants. The Arkansas Nurses Foundation is affiliated with the Arkansas Community Foundation which is uniquely chartered to create and manage endowments and provide expertise to local foundations. The ultimate goal of the Arkansas Nurses Foundation is to enable professional nurses to provide quality healthcare services to the people of Arkansas.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College & Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Healthcare, Nursing

State

Arkansas

Miscellaneous

Applicants must hold an Arkansas Nursing license in good standing with the Arkansas State Board of Nursing (LPN, RN, APRN)

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Cover letter

Academic transcript

Resume or CV

Letters of Recommendation

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For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Arkansas Nurses Foundation at [email protected].

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