Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation Employee Scholarship Guidelines and Application

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Open Date: Friday March 9, 2018

Application Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2018 at 5:00 pm.   Applications submitted after this time will not be accepted.

Award Notification: Early May

Award Ceremony:    Wednesday May 9, 2018

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Northern Arizona Healthcare Senior Leadership Team Nursing Scholarships

  • One $1,200 scholarship awarded to best overall undergraduate or graduate nursing student essay

Northern Arizona Healthcare Kary Christensen Nursing Scholarships

  • Four $1,000 scholarships for undergraduate or graduate nursing students

Northern Arizona Healthcare Lamm Nursing Scholarships

  • Five $1,000 scholarships for undergraduate or graduate nursing students

Northern Arizona Healthcare Clinical Scholarships

  • Four $1,000 scholarships for graduate clinical students
  • Four $500 scholarships for undergraduate clinical students
  • Four $250 scholarships for associate degree clinical students

Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation Non-Clinical Scholarships

  • Four $1,000 scholarships for associate, undergraduate or graduate non-clinical students
  • Four $500 scholarships associate, undergraduate, or graduate non-clinical students

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Full time or part time employees must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited degree program as of August 1, 2018 with the intent to complete a degree (Associates, Undergraduate, Graduate).   You must submit proof of enrollment.
  • This scholarship is not intended for those seeking certification courses or educational workshops.
  • Scholarship funds should be used for the 2018-2019 academic year and should only be used to cover the costs of course books and other academic-related expenses.
  • Only one scholarship per successful applicant will be awarded. All scholarships are awarded annually and are non-renewable.

Application Guidelines

Please read before submitting your application.

  1. Write your essay, which must clearly answer the following:
    • After a recent, comprehensive assessment of health needs in northern Arizona, the Foundation determined its community health-related priorities for the coming years. These priorities are access to healthcare, chronic medical conditions, and behavioral health/substance abuse.
      • Choose one of these priorities and describe how your educational pursuits will assist you to make a future impact through the hospital and to the community in this area.
      • To learn more about the assessment read, “Advancing Wellbeing in Northern Arizona: A Regional Health Equity Assessment” here.
  2. Your essay must follow these formatting instructions:
    • A maximum of one page in length, typed and double-spaced
    • 1-inch margin on all sides
    • 11 or 12 point font
    • No title or name at the top of the essay
    • No identifying information included in the essay
    • Save your essay as a .pdf to be uploaded along with your application.
  3. Provide proof of registration in a nursing or accredited healthcare program (for the nursing and clinical scholarships) or non-clinical program (for the non-clinical scholarship); OR submit the 2018 Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation Verification Form signed by your academic adviser.
  4. Save your proof of registration or signed verification form as a .pdf to be uploaded along with your application.
  5. Complete and sign the 2018 Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation Employee Scholarship Application. Upload your essay and verification form.

Questions? Call Carol Fisk at the Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation office at 928-773-2206 or email Carol.Fisk@NAHealth.com