Welcome to our CNA-RN Scholarship page
Set on getting your CNA or RN Certification? To learn more about the process of becoming a CNA please visit our home page here at CNA Certification & Training. But if you’re set on achieving your certification and are looking for aid for the program then please read the details below to find out more about the scholarship.
The demand for healthcare professionals is trending upwards. The increased need for healthcare in this country is a result of an aging population. The “Baby-Boom” generation (born between 1946 and 1964) just began to reach retirement age starting around 2011. As a result of this, new employment opportunities are being created.
Between the years 2012 and 2022 the United States is going to see over 300,000 new certified nursing assistant positions created. To learn more about the employment trends of a CNA please visit the statics at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
By creating this scholarship we aim to fill a need that is in high demand as well as educate America’s growing work force. We realize that providing educational scholarships can be one of the most important things we can do as an organization. That is why we are proud to announce CNA Certification & Training’s CNA Scholarship Program.
This is an annual scholarship with a value of $500. The scholarship will be decided via a short essay contest. Applications will be opened on June 15th, 2017. Deadline for applications will be August 30th, 2017.
For the essay, in 1000 words or less, please elaborate on:
- Why you want to become a CNA/RN?
- Your personal need for the scholarship.
- What service means to you?
- Any extracurricular activities you’ve been involved that are related to the health care field.
Please include your contact information with the submission. This would include name, email address, and phone number.
A decision will be made by September 15th, 2017.
Criteria for the scholarship goes as follows:
- Must be a U.S. or Canadian Citizen currently enrolled or preparing to take with a CNA/RN program within the United States or Canada.
- Express a strong passion for service and care within the nursing profession via your essay.
- Verification of acceptance into accredited or qualified educational program or
current proof of attendance of accredited program.
- Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher from most recent education program (High School, College, etc.).
Email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org to enter the contest. Please apply within the allotted time so that you can be eligible. A winner will be notified by May 1st. Winner of the Scholarship will be asked for a testimonial to be placed on the site to help encourage further applicants.
Additional financial aid can be found through these external scholarships.
CNA Certification & Training will not contact you or share your contact information with any 3rd parties if you are not selected for the scholarship.
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