Careers in Care Nursing Scholarship applications are now available for the 2023/2024 school year.
2023 is the third year of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation’s Careers in Care Nursing Scholarships.
This opportunity comes during a time where the strains on the healthcare workforce in Northeastern Pennsylvania have been significant. The Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation aims to make an impact on the nursing workforce in Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Wyoming Counties with these scholarships.
The Careers in Care Nursing Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from students who plan to pursue or who are pursuing nursing and who will practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Interested students with demonstrated financial need can apply through the Scranton Area Community Foundation’s online portal found at safdn.org/nursing.
Scholarship Applications are open from
February 1, 2023 to May 1, 2023
To qualify for a Careers in Care Nursing Scholarship, individuals must show they have had a permanent address in Lackawanna, Luzerne, or Wyoming County for the last three years. Scholarships are available to those interested in obtaining a CNA or ASN and entering the healthcare workforce. Also anyone employed in the healthcare field in either Lackawanna, Luzerne, or Wyoming County and looking to advance as an LPN or RN. Additionally, students may apply if they are in their third or fourth year of a four-year nursing degree and looking for financial assistance. ‘Nontraditional’ students or those looking to go back to school to obtain a nursing degree may also apply. A registered nurse looking to obtain a Master’s degree may also qualify for a Careers in Care Nursing Scholarship. Letters of recommendation are required when applying.
Anyone interested in applying at www.safdn.org/apply