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The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (LA NAHN) promotes the professional advancement of its members as leaders, educators, and practitioners. 

The LA NAHN Scholarship recognizes a select group of Hispanic/Latino students who demonstrate promise of future professional contributions to the nursing profession and who have the potential to act as role models for other aspiring nursing students. 

Five-$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing a degree in the following categories:

  1. LVN License

  2. Associate of Arts or Science in Nursing

  3. Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  4. Master of Science in Nursing

  5. PhD in Nursing or DNP



To qualify for the scholarship award, the applicant must:

  • Be a current LA NAHN member

  • Be of Hispanic descent

  • Be currently enrolled in a school of nursing and in good standing

  • Be a United States citizen or legal resident

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of ≥2.5



  1. Completed LA NAHN 2023 Scholarship Application via website​

  2. Proof of LA NAHN membership (receipt of membership payment may be required if name not found on current roster)(MUST BE A MEMBER FOR THE PAST 6 MONTHS)

  3. Personal Statement in 500 words or less, describing why you chose to become a nurse, your educational and professional goals, financial need, and any volunteer experience (Times New Roman 12 font)

  4. Two letters of recommendation written by faculty (must be written within the past 6 months)

  5. One page resume, MSN/PhD may submit two pages (should be typed & include subheadings: Education/GPA, Employment, Licensure, Certifications, Professional Organizations, Volunteer Experience, Presentations/Publications, Awards/Scholarships)

  6. Transcripts (downloaded copies acceptable)

  7. Letter from school of nursing on official letterhead indicating student is in good standing.

    1. Must be present at the 2023 LANAHN Scholarship Banquet on Friday December 1, 2023, from 7pm -10 pm, to receive the award.

  8. Fulfill a minimum of 15 volunteer hours to LA NAHN between December 1, 2023- June 30, 2024

  9. All scholarship application packets MUST be submitted electronically via our website by November 17, 2023 11:59 PM PST

Notification of Award

Awardees will be notified by November 21, 2023, via email. Scholarships will be presented at the 2023 LA NAHN Scholarship & Awards Gala at the Quiet Canon on Friday, December 1, 2023.

*Scholarship recipients must be present to receive scholarship award. 

Questions? Contact the scholarship committee HERE: 

Pattie Soltero-Sanchez,

2023 LANAHN Scholarship Chair

(626) 297-8307 or

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