Alaska Kidney Foundation Scholarship (UAA)
Purpose: To provide scholarships in the name of the Alaska Kidney Foundation to prepare new registered nurses to provide safe and effective care to individuals experiencing chronic kidney disease in Alaska.
- Recipient must be a full-time or part-time student admitted to a clinical nursing major leading to eligibility to sit for the RN licensure examination.
- Recipient must be a resident of Alaska for three years prior to receipt of the award.
- Applicants from both rural and urban Alaska are eligible.
- Recipient must have prior completion of one clinical nursing course unless they are a new student.
- Recipients will be encouraged to submit a letter to the Alaska Kidney Foundation to enhance communication with the Board.
- Recipients who have successfully completed a clinical nursing course must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a nursing GPA of 2.0.
- Recipients who are new students, beginning clinical studies and have not completed a clinical nursing course must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8.
- Recipient must be a resident of Alaska.
- Preference will be given to students who write an essay that meets the guidelines in the agreement/revisions.
Keywords: University of Alaska Anchorage; UAA; College of Health (COH); Nursing
- Campus and Colleges
- College of Health, UAA
- Supplemental Questions
- Describe your intent to enter a career path that includes working with clientele that has chronic or acute kidney disease or with clientele at risk of developing chronic renal disease.
- Do you plan to remain in Alaska after you complete your education?
- Have you been an Alaska resident for at least 3 years?