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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.
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Keywords: University of Alaska Anchorage; UAA; College of Health (COH); Nursing

Award
$1,000
Campus and Colleges
College of Health, UAA
Deadline
02/15/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. 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.
  2. Do you plan to remain in Alaska after you complete your education?
  3. Have you been an Alaska resident for at least 3 years?