Nevada Nurses Foundation

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


Nurses Scholarships Recommendation Form


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 career in Nevada.

Scholarship applications require one professional reference from a current employer, faculty member, or academic advisor. The reference addresses the applicant's commitment to professional nursing and contribution to increasing access to quality healthcare for Nevada citizens.

Important Dates:

Applications for scholarships are accepted twice per year during the months of February and August. Letters of recommendation in support of submited applications are due by the last day of each application period.