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2020 Iowa League for Nursing Grants and Scholarships

The Iowa League for Nursing is excited to announce the following Scholarships and Grants available for 2020:

  1. $2500 in scholarships and professional development grants (which can be used for workshops/conferences, certification prep/exams, other professional activities).
  2. Additional awards may be granted based on funding.

One scholarship sponsored by NurseTim, Inc.

1. One $500 Nurse Educator Scholarship for nurses enrolled in a graduate or doctoral program


General Information:

  • Applications are due June 1, 2020  EXTENDED to JULY 15, 2020
  • Iowa League for Nursing Scholarships and Grant applications are open to any nurse working or attending school in Iowa and any Iowa League for Nursing member.
  • Each scholarship and grant has specific criteria that must be met in order for the application to be considered (see application).
  • Applicants may apply for more than 1 scholarship and/or grant. Applicants must include all components required or each scholarship or grant applied for.
  • Recipients can only receive one scholarship or grant.


 Professional Development Grant:

  • Applicant's professional activity must not be associated with the obtainment of a degree.
  • Examples of professional activities include, but are not limited to, conference attendance, certification, re-certification, continuing education courses.
  • The recipient of the Professional Development Grant is expected to report back to the Iowa League for Nursing membership regarding the use of the grant.


 Nurse Educator Scholarship:

  • The applicant must currently be enrolled in a graduate or doctoral program with a focus on education.
  • Evidence that that you have completed at least nine (9) semester hours (official transcripts are not required, web-based transcripts or letters from the program are acceptable evidence)
  • The recipient of a Nurse Educator Scholarship is expected to report back to the Iowa League for Nursing membership regarding the use of scholarship.