Dr. Ester Ruiz Academic Scholarship (1) $2000
The Dr. Ester Ruiz Academic Scholarship was developed to acknowledge the Phoenix Chapter co-founder,Dr. Ester Ruiz, who has provided years of mentorship and scholarly contribution to the Hispanic community. Thisaward is for exceptional scholarship and pursuit of graduate degrees to improve practice, research and education.Must be a nursing student of Hispanic descent.
Bertha Sepulveda Community Service Scholarship (1) $2000
The Bertha Sepulveda Community Service Scholarship was developed to acknowledge the Phoenix Chapter co-founder,Bertha Sepulveda, who provided years of mentorship, program development and community associations to promote the health of the Hispanic community. The award is for exceptional community involvement. Fifteen (15) hours of community service with NAHN Phoenix Chapter are required for this scholarship. Must be a nursing student of Hispanic descent.
General Scholarship (4) $1,000 each award
The General Scholarship award is to assist in the professional development of three (3) Hispanic nursing students and one (1) non-Hispanic nursing student pursuing academic endeavors in the nursing field
1 . Must be a current NAHN Phoenix Chapter member , 3 - months or longer at the time the application is submitted . Must be a member by April 15, 2022.
2 . All prerequisites are completed and are accepted into a nursing program in an accredited L.P.N . , A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N ., D.N.P., or Ph.D. program .
3 . Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher .
4 . Must reside in the State of Arizona .
5 . The applicant is required to have volunteered a minimum of 10 hours of community service within the last year, PRIOR to applying for scholarships . A minimum of 15 hours of community service are required for the Bertha Sepulveda Community Service Scholarship.
6 . Proof of volunteer hours need to be submitted with application. Complete the Scholarship Volunteer form 2022.
7. Selected applicants must plan to attend the NAHN Phoenix Chapter scholarship event (date to be determined – more information if selected for a scholarship).
8 . Agree to have photograph taken and posted on the website.
9 . The application MUST be postmarked by midnight of Friday, July 15 , 2022
*These awards will be distributed in August 2022 for use in the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters .
* The applicant is required to have volunteered a minimum of 10 hours of community service with NAHN Phoenix Chapter prior to applying for the Dr. Ester Ruiz Academic scholarship and the General scholarship .
*Fifteen (15) hours of community service with NAHN Phoenix Chapter are required prior to applying for the Bertha Sepulv eda Community Service scholarship.
*Volunteer hours may include p articipation in fundraiser event activities, a ttendance at NAHN Phoenix Chapter meetings, other c ommittee participation , health fair participation or c lerical assistance
Marisa Rodriguez, Student Nurse
Marisa is attending Arizona State University, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation to purse her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). She will be graduating in December 2022.
Felipe Santoyo-Cuellar Wu, MSN, RN, PCCN, CVRN-BC
Felipe is attending Georgetown University to purse his Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). He will be graduating in May 2023.
Karen Garcia, RN
Karen is attending Aspen University to purse her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). She will graduate in May 2023.
Daisy Ortiz, Student RN
Daisy is attending South Mountain Community College to purse her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). She will be graduating in December 2023.
Caesar Rangel, BSN, RN, NP student
Caesar is attending Walden University to purse his Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). He will graduate in 2022.
Please check back to hear about our 2022 scholarships and their deadline.
Please email our Scholarship Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or questions! We will be glad to help reviewing any essays or resumes!