Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship

Scholarship Provided by : Health Professions Education Foundation

Scholarship Amount

$8,000 USD

Application Deadline

February 28, 2017


Those awarded the Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship may receive up to $8,000 for one year of school. If awarded, recipients agree to practice full time, direct patient care at a qualified facility in California for a twenty-four (24) month service obligation as a Registered Nurse. Qualified facilities include those designated by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) or California’s Shortage Designation Program, a liaison to the federal Shortage Designation Branch (SDB) of Health Resources and Services Administration as Medically Underserved Area (MUA), Medically Underserved Population (MUP), Health Professional Shortage Area- Primary Care (HPSA-PC), Primary Care Shortage Area (PCSA), or a Registered Nurse Shortage Area (RNSA). In addition to the Federal and CA state designations, any state, county, veteran, or correctional facility qualifies as well as Indian Health Centers and Federally Qualified Health Centers. See chart of qualified designations associated Registered Nursing.


To be eligible for the Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing (LVN to ADN) Scholarship, the applicant must:

be currently accepted or enrolled in a California Board of Registered Nursing program: Associates Degree Nursing
be a Licensed Vocational Nurse
be enrolled in 6 units or more
have a GPA of 2.0 or greater
graduate after June 30, 2016
be free from any other service obligation, except HPEF scholarship programs
have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California
be willing to work in a medically underserved area for twenty-four (24) months
complete and submit your application through CalREACH by application deadlineapplication is open January 4, 2016 - February 29, 2016

Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Caucasian, Asian, American Indian, African American

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