The Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship is an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to an aspiring nurse who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program at a college or university or is a high school student who has been accepted into a school with an undergraduate nursing program. The winning applicant will provide the best 200-300 word essay on this year's essay topic which is: " Who has been the greatest influence in your decision to pursue nursing and why?". The application deadline is August 1, 2020. Click here to apply.
Cascade Healthcare Solutions is a leading online retailer of healthcare supplies to customers throughout the United States including individuals, clinics, nursing homes, and hospitals. In 2020, we are excited to announce an annual scholarship to support future nurses who want to make a difference in the lives of their patients.
We believe that great nurses make a tremendous impact on the lives of patients and the growing elderly population. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing , there is a growing shortage of nurses that is affecting patient care and outcomes. The United States needs hard working and caring individuals to join the nursing profession to support the health and well being of citizens.
Cascade Healthcare Solutions is excited to support individuals who have the goal to pursue one of the most essential professions in our society with the Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship.
This scholarship is available for current students in an undergraduate nursing degree program at an accredited college or university or high school students who have been accepted into a college and plan to study nursing. All applicants must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 and be a legal resident of the USA or hold a valid student visa. The winning applicant must provide verification of enrollment at an undergraduate school with a nursing program or acceptance into a school with an undergraduate nursing program. Additionally, the winning applicant must provide a profile photo and brief biography to be displayed at www.cascadehealthcaresolutions.com. Employees or family members of Cascade Healthcare Solutions are not eligible to participate.
All applications must be received by Cascade Healthcare Solutions by 5:00 p.m. PST on August 1st, 2020, and must be complete upon submission.
The scholarship will be awarded on September 1, 2020. The winner will receive notification via email or phone. A check from Cascade Healthcare Solutions will be mailed directly to the school of the winning applicant to be applied to their student account upon verification of enrollment.
Scholarship Selection Process
Submissions will be reviewed and selected by a committee. The committee will assess each application according to the quality, thoughtfulness, and relevance of the essay response.