The Crucial Role of Nurses in Public Health Emergencies

As we all face the COVID- 19 pandemic, would like to spread awareness about the critical role of nurses during public health emergencies. Additionally, we would like to connect any CSU-Fresno students who may be interested in nursing with vital career resources. We hope sharing information with the CSU-Fresno community regarding the incredible sacrifices and contributions of nurses will inspire future generations in your community to join the field. Please visit our website to explore these resources


Open Scholarships 

NLC Scholarship                                            

The NLC Central San Joaquin Valley is an affiliate of the Association of California Nurse Leaders and as such is a committee to the ACNL mission and vision of developing nurse leaders, advancing the professional practice, influencing health policy and promoting quality health care and patient safety.

In line with the ACLN’s mission and vision are the Core Values of the NLC Central San Joaquin.

·        Develops nurse leaders

·        Promotes a professional practice

·        Enhances quality and patient safety

·        Recognizes excellence

·        Serves as a voice for nursing issues

·        Promotes community partnerships

·        Influences health policy

NLC SCHOLARSHIP--- DEADLINE JUNE 15, 2021                                                                                                        

The mission of the Nurse leadership Coalition is to develop nurse leaders, promote professional practice environments that enhance quality and patient safety, recognize excellence, promote community partnerships and influence health policy.

Undergraduate and graduate nursing students with leadership qualities are valued and recognized an integral component of council membership.    

8 Scholarships will be available for the Academic Year 2021-2022                                                               

§ Two $500 LVN Student Scholarships

§ Two $500 ADN Student Scholarships

§ One $1000 RN to BSN Scholarship

§ One $1000 BSN Student Scholarship

§ One $1000 Advanced Degree Scholarship

2021 Scholarship Distribution Time Line                                                                                                                     

               √ Scholarship DEADLINE JUNE 15, 2021 midnight.

               √ Submit your resume and 2 letters of recommendation along with your application

               √ Successful candidates will be contacted by July 15, 2021

               √ Scholarship Winners will be awarded at the “RN of the YEAR” Celebration on August 26, 2021

               Applications for this year will be available May 1, 2021 to June 15, 2021

Please click here to complete the NLC Scholarship Application 2021. For further information, please e-mail NLCSCHOLARSHIPCommittee @


Healthcare Leadership Scholarship

As a way of giving back to future leaders in healthcare, is pleased to announce their annual Healthcare Leadership Scholarship for deserving students pursuing a degree in healthcare. This $1,000 merit-based scholarship is awarded every spring to help students cover the expense of their online or campus based education in-time for the new school year beginning in the fall. These scholarships will be awarded to any student that is currently enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or Doctorate level programs. Students who are currently enrolled in qualified healthcare related programs are encouraged to apply. Students can only apply once in any 12-month period.

For more information on official rules and how to apply visit the website here.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Application

"NURSE Corps Scholarship Program enables students accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate nursing programs, including RN to BSN Bridge Program to receive funding or tuition, fees and other educational costs in exchange for working at an eligible Critical Shortage Facility upon graduation.

The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities located in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Upon graduation, NURSE Corps Scholarships recipients work at these facilities for at least 2 years, earning the same competitive salary and benefits as any new hire."

Please visit the NURSE Corps Scholarship Program website for further details and sign up here  to get notified when the newest application cycle opens.

NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Accepting Applications for Scholarship Awards

"The NLN Foundation for Nursing Education offers scholarships of up to $8,000 each year to support the NLN’s mission to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the health of the nation and the global community. 

These scholarships are awarded to nurses pursuing advanced degrees to advance their career as a full-time nurse educator. The funds are for master’s or doctoral students enrolled in accredited programs who have completed at least a year of their academic program. The NLN foundation wants encourage more experienced and ethnically diverse nurses to pursue advanced degrees to prepare for full-time positions as nurse educators."

Eligible candidates must be NLN members either through individual dues or through their employer schools’ NLN membership.

For complete program guidelines and application instructions, visit the NLN Foundation website.

" is a career portal for nurses who are seeking adventure and fun in addition to a great career in one of the nation's fastest growing, and most in demand, industries. Travel nursing is an exciting career path which enables licensed nurses to travel the country while doing what they love and helping others. Because of the current high demand, nurses have the opportunity to travel and work in a variety of locations on short-term assignments and decide the location and specialty they prefer the most."

 Scholarships for Nursing Students

"Searching for nursing scholarships can be time-consuming. To help speed up the process, we've compiled a list of scholarships specifically for nursing students, as well as other financial aid resources to help make nursing school more affordable for students. The guide also offers expert advice on how to stand out from other applicants and land a scholarship." For more information, you can check it out the Scholarship Guide.


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