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NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

NAHN is also dedicated to the improvement of the quality of health and nursing care of Hispanic consumers.

NAHN Nursing Scholarships

Recognizing Excellence in Nursing Students

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Who Can Apply?

Scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in accredited full-time LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs.

Selection of recipients is based on need, current academic standing, whether they are a United States citizen or legal resident of the United States and other criteria listed below.

Scholarship recipients are a select group of Hispanic nursing students who demonstrate promise of professional contributions to the nursing profession and who have the potential to act as role models for other aspiring nursing students.

The number of scholarships offered each year is dependent upon the amount in the scholarship fund.

Scholarships will be presented at the 2015 NAHN Annual Conference.

What is the Selection Criteria?

Criteria for the Scholarship Awards include:

  • NAHN scholarship application form completed by the student and submitted by the deadline date.
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation from two faculty members outlining the applicant’s future professional contribution to the nursing profession and potential to act as a role model for other aspiring nursing students.
  • An essay, 500 words or less (using Times New Roman – 12 font), written by the student that reflects their life growing up (must include who raised them and what type of work they did), qualifications, and  potential for leadership in nursing
  • A resume, which includes earned certificates, awards, community service and special honors.
  • Provide one page essay that includes: a discussion of economic needs; delineates monthly income and expenses; estimates of educational expenses, including any other financial aid for the year requested. Include also a copy of most recent W-2 form.
  • An official transcript from applicant’s college, university, or Nursing Program.
  • NEW: MUST be a full-time student as defined by your nursing school. Please provide proof of full-time status.
  • Please do not staple all these documents.
  • Academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred).
  • Verification of membership status in NAHN (must be a NAHN member for at least six months).
  • NAHN members can reapply for scholarships if attaining a higher degree.
  • No acting National Board Members or Awards & Scholarships Committee members are eligible for scholarships

Scholarship Application Packet

Please click here to download the application.

Previous NAHN Scholarships Recepients



Muevete USA

2016 Annual Meeting


2016 NAHN Annual Conference
July 12-15, 2016
Chicago, IL


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