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Criteria for RN Applicants

  1. Hold a current, unrestricted Registered Nurse license.
  2. Member of WSNA/IENA in good standing.
  3. Has successfully completed at least one year of an accredited online or campus-based AAS, BSN, MSN, PhD or Doctorate program.
  4. Currently carrying a minimum GPA of 3.0 in current nursing program.
  5. If applying for specialty certification, items 3 and 4 above do not apply.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to nursing as a profession as evidenced in applicant’s Goal Statement and in letters of recommendation.

Criteria for Basic Degree Applicants

  1. Has successfully completed at least one year in an accredited ADN or BSN program.
  2. Currently carrying a minimum GPA of 3.0 in current nursing program.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to nursing as a profession as evidenced in applicant’s Goal Statement and in letters of recommendation.

Procedure
1. Submit a completed, typed Scholarship Application Form to be received no later than March 31, 2022 to the address below:

Scholarship Committee
Inland Empire Nurses Association
222 W Mission, Suite 231
Spokane, WA 99201

Alternatively, it may be submitted electronically by emailing it to the District office at admin@IENAnurses.org.

2. Arrange for two typed letters of recommendation to be received by the Scholarship Committee no later than March 31, 2022The letters of recommendation should address the student’s work ethic and commitment to nursing as a profession. A current faculty member from the student’s school of nursing should write at least one letter. A faculty member or another professional colleague should write the other letter.

3. Submit a copy of the most current grade report including cumulative GPA.

4. Scholarship will be awarded at the Annual Spring Gala in May.

5. A Curriculum Vitae may be submitted in place of the academic education and professional experience sections of the Scholarship Application Form.

ADDRESS

Inland Empire Nurses Association (IENA)
222 West Mission, Suite #231
Spokane, Washington 99201
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CONTACT

Phone: 509-328-8288
E-Mail: admin@IENAnurses.org
We are staffed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 1pm to 6pm.