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Breakthrough to Nursing Scholarship

Must currently be enrolled in a state accredited school of nursing or pre-nursing major. Must be a student in good standing with the school. Must have a GPA of at least 2.5. Include an unofficial copy of applicant's college transcript. Must be a nontraditional student and must complete the portion of the application to qualify his/her nontraditional status. Non-traditional students are defined as being minorities, single parents and/or men. Must describe how scholarship will benefit the applicant. Must submit two letters of recommendation reflecting the applicant's academic and personal achievements, level of maturity, motivation, self confidence, and leadership, as well as potential for future success. One letter must be from the applicant's professor or dean of nursing; the other from a supervisor, advisor, clergyman or mentor. Must write a 200-300 word essay (typed and double spaced) on the topic "How Nurses Affect Their Communities in a Positive Way."

Amount Awarded: $

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Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: January of each year.

Eligibility: SAT: ACT: GPA: 2.5 Ethnicity: Residents of: Schools in: Affiliation: Additional Restrictions: See synopsis

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Contact Information:
California Nursing Students' Association
Michelle Cash, CNSA Breakthrough to Nursing Director
1250 Long Beach Ave., Suite 323
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Phone: 213-629-0208 Fax: 213-624-2229