National American Arab Nurses Association/National American Arab Nurses Association Scholarships

The National American Arab Nurses Association (NAANA) annual scholarships, awarded to the most meritorious applicants who are engaged in studying nursing at the Associate degree, Bachelor degree, RN-BSN, or BSN-MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) levels. Annually $500 to $1000 scholarships are awarded, depending on the funds available in a given year. The scholarships should be applied toward tuition and/or books in the academic year they are awarded. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited nursing program at the time of application, and should be pursuing a nursing program during the year for which the award is made. In order to be eligible, applicants must be of Arab heritage, citizens or permanent residents of the United States, and must reside within the US or its territories; further, applicants must be members of NAANA. Major criteria to be used by the selection committee are 1. academic excellence, exemplified by achievement of a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or its equivalent; 2. demonstrated leadership, academic, professional, and/or through student organizations; and 3. evidence of engagement in and contribution to the health care of the Arab American community. Prior recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to apply during the same degree as the first award.

Award Information

Award Amount
$500 - $1,000
Number of Awards
1 - 4
Application Deadline
Not reported
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Founder and Past President
National American Arab Nurses Association
18000 West 9 Mile Road Suite 360
City, State, Zip
Southfield, MI , 48075
(313) 680-5049

Data Source: Peterson’s Private Financial Aid Database, copyright © 2020 Peterson’s LLC. All rights reserved.