Nevada Nurses Foundation

Developing Quality Health Care for Nevada Citizens by Promoting The Development of Professional Nursing


Nurses Scholarships Application Form

Betty Razor

Wound Ostomy Care Nurse (WOCN) Scholarship

$1,200 & $1,500 donated by Betty Razor, BSN, RN, CWOCN
Susan Michael

Christine Watson Scholarship

$500 donated by Dr. Susan and Paul Michael
Denise Ogletree McGuinn

Mary Lucell Johnson Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Denise Ogletree McGuinn, APRN, RN, D. Minn.
Jami-Sue Coleman

Jami-Sue Coleman Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Jami-Sue Coleman, PhD, RN, MS HSA, MBA, CCM, CNE, CPN, CNL

Jessie J. Valentine Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Carson Tahoe Health Medical Center
Nevada Nurses Foundation

Nevada Nurses Foundation Scholarships

Multiple amounts donated by supporters of the NNF
Dr. Ian Choe

Praus & Choe Scholarships

3 scholarships totaling $2,000 donated by Teresa Praus, APRN, & Dr. Ian Choe
Debra Scott

Debra Scott Scholarship

Two $1,000 scholarships donated by Debra Scott, MSN, RN, FRE
Rosemary Witt

Rosemary Witt Scholarships

Two $500 scholarships donated by NNA District 3
Arthur L. Davis

Arthur L. Davis Scholarship

Two $1,000 scholarships donated by Mark Miller
Katherine "Kat" Cylke

Katherine "Kat" Cylke Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Katherine Cylke
Martha Drohobyczer

Maude Arnold & Ethel Ann Lewis Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Martha Drohobyczer, CNM, MSN, APRN
Elizabeth E. Fildes

Elizabeth Fildes Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Elizabeth E. Fildes, EdD, RN, CNE, CARN-AP, APHN-BC

Southwest Medical On-Demand Scholarships

$1,000 donated by Dr. Eugene Somphone

NANE Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Nevada Alliance for Nursing Excellence
Emma Marrujo Redmon

Emma Marrujo Redmon Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Sandy Olguin, DNP, MSN, RN

Tiffany Urresti Memorial Flight Nurse Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Life Guard International Flying ICU

Rural & Frontier Nurse Scholarship

$1,000 donated by the Rural & Frontier Nurses Committee, the NNF, and other donors

NAPNA Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Nevada Advanced Practice Nurses Association

Hurst Review Scholarship

$1,000 donated by Hurst Review Services


The Nevada Nurses Foundation (NNF) is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Nevada Nurses Association (NNA). The mission of the NNF is to increase access to quality health care for Nevada citizens by promoting professional development of nurses through recognition, grants, and scholarships.

The NNF Academic Scholarship Program has been created to enhance the development of Nevada nurses and further the nursing profession by providing scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited academic education program that will support the applicants' goals to further their nursing careers in Nevada.

Available Scholarships for Spring, 2018:

The Nevada Nurses Foundation is overseeing the application and scoring process for ten named and Foundation scholarships totaling $10,000 in amounts ranging from $500 to $1,000 each. These scholarships were funded by organizations and individual donors, and many have specific criteria that must be met. For a full list of these scholarships, please refer to the summary on the scholarship overview page.

Important Dates:

Applications for Spring 2018 scholarships have closed. However, applications will be accepted again in the fall. Please check here periodically for new dates.