National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarships

National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Type Scholarship
Amount $1,000


These awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in associated, diploma, baccalaureate, graduate or practical/vocational nursing programs. Selection of recipients is based on current academic standing. Scholarship award recipients are a select group of Hispanic students who demonstrate promise of future professional contributions to the nursing profession and who have the potential to act as role models for other aspiring nursing students. To qualify for the scholarship award, the applicant must be a current member of NAHN, currently enrolled in a school of nursing and be a United States citizen or legal resident of the United States. The number of scholarships offered is dependent upon funding availability. Criteria for the Scholarship Awards include:


  • One (1) sealed Letter of Recommendation by a faculty member outlining the applicant’s future professional contribution to the nursing profession and potential to act as a role model for other aspiring nursing students. A typed 300 words or less essay using 12 font Times New Roman double spaced, by the student that reflects the qualifications and potential for leadership in nursing in the Hispanic community.
  • Résumé, which includes earned certificates, awards, and special honors.
  • Provide estimate of educational expenses for the current academic year.
  • An official transcript from College or Nursing Program.
  • Academic excellence (minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred).
  • National Scholarship application form completed.
      • Verification of membership status in NAHN.


  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Mexican American
  • Puerto Rican


This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

More Information

Dr. Carmen Paniagua-Ramirez
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
1501 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036