The National American Arab Nurses Association (NAANA) annual scholarships, awarded to the most meritorious applicants who are engaged in studying nursing at the Associate degree, Bachelor degree, RN-BSN, or BSN-MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) levels. Annually $500 to $1000 scholarships are awarded, depending on the funds available in a given year. The scholarships should be applied toward tuition and/or books in the academic year they are awarded.
In order to be eligible, applicants must be of Arab heritage, citizens or permanent residents of the United States, and must reside within the US or its territories; further, applicants must be members of NAANA.
Major criteria to be used by the selection committee are 1. academic excellence, exemplified by the achievement of a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or its equivalent; 2. demonstrated leadership, academic, professional, and/or through student organizations; and 3. evidence of engagement in and contribution to the health care of the Arab American community.
- 3.0 Minimum GPA
- Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
- Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
- Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
- Award is available to U.S. citizens
- Application form required
- Essay required
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Donor: National American Arab Nurses Association
The National American Arab Nurses Association (NAANA), a 501(c) (3) organization (Tax ID 35-2169971) was founded in 2003 as a non-profit, professional organization whose vision is to serve as a voice, a network and a resource for Arab American men and women in their pursuit of employment and advancement within the nursing profession. While NAANA focuses primarily on the Arab American nurse, at the same time, it is an inclusive nursing organization fostering knowledge of cultural diversity and sensitivity between members and the community in the area of transcultural health care.Website