AKCNL Scholarship Application
The Association of Kern County Nurse Leaders (AKCNL) is pleased to announce our
Nightingale Nursing Scholarship Award. This scholarship is available to assist in
undergraduate and graduate preparation of nurses in Kern County. There are 10
undergraduate and/or graduate scholarships available in the amount of $1000.00
each. These funds have been raised by the Association of Kern County Nurse
Leaders (AKCNL). Undergraduate and graduate students with nursing leadership
qualities are eligible and are strongly encouraged to apply. Information concerning
eligibility and application instructions are delineated in the enclosed application.

Individuals who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply:
-Must include a written recommendation from your immediate supervisor or instructor
-Currently enrolled in an accredited entry level or graduate RN Program.
-Plan on staying in Kern County after graduation.
-Undergraduate student must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.
-Graduate student must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA.

Completed packet for an AKCNL Nightingale Scholarship must be completed by
Monday, April, 1 st 2019.

Please contact Kim Jenkins at Kimberley.A.Jenkins@kp.org if you have any questions.
Qualified candidates will be selected through an application review process.
Scholarships will be awarded at our May 16, 2019 RN of the Year Dinner.

Download the packet: kcacnl.com/download/ScholarshipAppl2019.doc

Email address *
Name *
Telephone Number *
Street Address *
City *
Zip Code *
Current Semester or Quarter *
Name of School *
Name of Program Attending *
Degree to be obtained *
Projected month/year to graduate *
Would you be willing to attend the Annual A Night to Honor Our Nurses event on May 3, 2018 at 6 pm? *
Essay *
Please write a comprehensive 500 word essay that clearly answers the following questions. The essay must be typewritten and double-spaced. Use your own voice and writing style. *Include your complete name in the upper right-hand corner of each page. 1. Please describe how courage, self-reliance and/or determination have affected your life to this point, and how you feel your life experiences have helped prepare you for a career in nursing.2. Describe the values you bring to the nursing profession.3. Describe how you plan to use your education to enhance the way you deliver patient-centered care as well as assure a professional practice in nursing.4. Describe how you plan to use your profession to contribute to and/or give back to our community.
Supervisor/Instructor Recommendation *
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