Cerner Nursing Assistant of the Year Scholarship
A scholarship program from Cerner and the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) that gives nursing assistants who are either planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a degree program. A panel reviews applicants based on work ethic and dedication to the CAN profession, and applicants must have at least one year of work experience in the long-term care industry for a licensed long-term care facility.
Provided by the Mercer Foundation for Health, this scholarship is for students from a qualifying high school studying to become certified nursing assistants. Upon completion of a CNA program, students must work at a one of several specific healthcare facilities in Mercer County, Illinois. The application deadline is mid-to-late March.
CNA Thrive, Thriving Care Givers Scholarship
Amount: Between $600 and $1,500
CNA Thrive provides several scholarships each year to students who need financial assistance to obtain education and training to become caregivers. Any student is eligible as long as they are currently attending or are applying to attend a nursing, LPN or CNA program. A selection criterion includes application creativity and educational background. The deadline is late March.