Intermountain Healthcare Nursing Diversity Scholarship

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Amar Annamalai
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Intermountain Healthcare Nursing Diversity Scholarship

The Salt Lake Community College is funding scholarship for second-year students in the Nursing program at SLCC. U.S. Citizen or an eligible non-citizen with valid evidence of permanent residency in the USA is eligible for this nursing scholarship. preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate financial need and demonstrate bilingual abilities and foreign language fluency. Application must be submitted via post by September 16, 2013.
 
Study Subject (s): The scholarship is awarded in nursing program at Salt Lake Community College in the USA.
Course Level: The scholarship will be awarded to second-year SLCC Nursing students enrolled in at least nine credit hours.
Scholarship Provider: Salt Lake Community College
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
 
Eligibility:
-Must be a second-year student in the Nursing program at SLCC
-Must enroll in a minimum of 9 credit hours
-Download and attach a copy of your current SLCC transcript
-Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
-Attach a one-page personal statement describing your own cultural diversity
-Create and attach your own outreach plan describing
1) why you want to help other students, and
2) how you will engage the interest of culturally diverse junior high and high school students for the purpose of encouraging them to enter the nursing profession. At the end of the semester, recipients will be required to submit a detailed report on their outreach activities, including outcomes.
-Must be a U.S. Citizen or an eligible non-citizen with valid evidence of permanent residency in the United States.
 
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or an eligible non-citizen with valid evidence of permanent residency in the United States.
 
Scholarship Description: The Intermountain Healthcare Nursing Diversity Scholarship supports the core values of trust, excellence, accountability, and mutual respect. It builds on the Intermountain Healthcare mission and vision by encouraging a diverse workforce, which will be more responsive to patients’ varied cultural beliefs and practices. Culture is the sum total of a way of living; it includes values, beliefs, standards, language, thinking patterns, behavioural norms, communication styles, etc. Cultural diversity among nurses promotes positive health outcomes. The scholarship will be awarded to second-year SLCC Nursing students enrolled in at least nine credit hours who maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to applicants with culturally diverse backgrounds who demonstrate financial need, and additional points may be given to applicants with bilingual skills and foreign language fluency. Each applicant will submit a brief personal statement describing his or her own cultural diversity. Intermountain and SLCC will invite the successful applicant to join in our outreach efforts to diverse communities a few times during the calendar year. You will have the opportunity to talk about your nursing school experiences and to be a role model for other students.
 
Number of award(s): Not Known
 
Duration of award(s): Not Known
 
What does it cover? Not Known
 
Selection Criteria: The following items are optional, but preference may be given to candidates who
- Demonstrate financial need by completing a FAFSA
- Demonstrate bilingual abilities and foreign language fluency
 
Notification: Not Known
 
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.
 
Deadline: The deadline for applications is September 16, 2013.

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