2013 NAHN Scholarships

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) is pleased to announce the distribution of over $200,000 in scholarships and related services to NAHN members this year at its Annual Gala during the 2013 NAHN Annual Conference.

This was a very competitive year, with one of the highest number of applicants. Many thanks to our generous funders who are actively helping increase the professionalism of Latino nurses.

2013 Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Pediatric Nursing Scholarship

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, a NAHN Corporate Member, provided a $2,500 Children's Mercy Hospitals Pediatric Nursing Scholarship to NAHN to promote the study of Pediatric Nursing among Hispanics. The 2013 recipient of this scholarship is Avelina Ramirez, RN, BSN, DNP(s).

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2013 NAHN $2,000 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2013 NAHN $2,000 scholarships, who were recognized during the NAHN Gala at the 2013 NAHN Annual Conference. These scholarships are funded in part by a contribution from Lilly USA, LLC, which had no control over its content. No personally identifiable information regarding applicants is provided to any grant supporters.

  • Teresa Aldana, RN, BSN, MSN-CNL(s)
  • Alana Cueto, RN, BSN, MSN(s)
  • Guadalupe Hernandez, BS, MSN(s)
  • Roxanne Martinez, RN, BSN, MSN(s)
  • Ivelys Vega, RN, BS, MSN(s)

2013 United Health Foundation National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship Awards

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) was honored to receive $120,000 for scholarship money and related services from the United Health Foundation Diverse Scholars Initiative's Latino Health Scholars Program.

Eighty five thousand dollars was distributed to NAHN Members, with the remainder going towards providing related services.

Recipients of the $5,000 Scholarships:

  • Nohemi Alvarez-Landa, RN, BSN, MSN-FNP(s)
  • Cabiria Lizarraga, RN, BSN, MSN(s)
  • Adrial Lobelo, RN, PMHNP-BC, DNP(s)
  • Vanessa Mendoza, BSN(s)
  • Rebecca Sedillo, RN, MSN-FNP(s)

Recipients of the $20,000 Multi-year Scholarships:

  • Sophia Jimenez, RN, BSN, MSN-CNS(s)
  • Angie Millan, RN, MSN, NP, CNS, DNP(s)
  • Isis Reyes, BSN, RN, MSN(s)

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2013 University of Phoenix Scholarships

NAHN was also fortunate to be provided with three full career scholarships to the University of Phoenix for its members. Receipients of the scholarships were:

  • Maria "Cristina" Guzman, RN, BSN, PHN
  • Patricia Ramirez, RN, BSN
  • Celines Bruno-Camuy, RN