Anchorage Pioneers Home Nursing Scholarship

The Anchorage Pioneers Home Nursing Scholarship promotes education in nursing by providing funds for individuals seeking an undergraduate degree in nursing; this fund specifically seeks to provide support for residents of the State of Alaska who plan a nursing career focused on meeting the health care needs of Alaska’s elders. This fund is to offer financial assistance for tuition, registration, fees, books, and related educational expenses to a University of Alaska Anchorage nursing student enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits working toward a degree in nursing.

Requirements: be a University of Anchorage student who has declared a major in nursing working toward a nursing degree; intend to care for Alaska’s elders; be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits; be a resident of Alaska for 3 years; minimum GPA of 2.5. Preference for students who plan a career working with elders and who are or have been employees of the Pioneer’s Home system. Students should mention this intent or work history in the essay portion of the General Application.

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

Minimum $500
Campus and Colleges
College of Health, UAA
Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe your experience with and/or future intent to serve the Alaska Native Community.
  2. Have you been an Alaska resident for at least 3 years?
  3. Have you been employed by the Pioneer's Home system?