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National American Arab Nurses Association Scholarships


The National American Arab Nurses Association (NAANA) annual scholarships, awarded to the most meritorious applicants who are engaged in studying nursing at the Associate degree, Bachelor degree, RN-BSN, or BSN-MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) levels. Annually $500 to $1000 scholarships are awarded, depending on the funds available in a given year. The scholarships should be applied toward tuition and/or books in the academic year they are awarded. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited nursing program at the time of application, and should be pursuing a nursing program during the year for which the award is made. In order to be eligible, applicants must be of Arab heritage, citizens or permanent residents of the United States, and must reside within the US or its territories; further, applicants must be members of NAANA. Major criteria to be used by the selection committee are 1. academic excellence, exemplified by achievement of a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or its equivalent; 2. demonstrated leadership, academic, professional, and/or through student organizations; and 3. evidence of engagement in and contribution to the health care of the Arab American community. Prior recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to apply during the same degree as the first award.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Nursing
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: Arab
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Contact Rose Khalifa
RN, BSN Founder and Past President
Tel: 313-680-5049 Address 18000 West 9 Mile Road
Suite 360
Southfield, MI 48075