Foundation Scholarships

2022 Scholarships – Coming Soon!
The application process for our 2022 scholarships will open in March 2022.  

 

About our scholarship programs 

The IHCA Foundation is an affiliate of the Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) that represents more than 800 Iowa long-term care providers. The Foundation’s scholarship programs include: 

  • John W. & Kimberly D. Grubb Registered Nurse (RN) Scholarship – This $3,000 scholarship is for employees of IHCA member organizations who are pursuing an RN degree, and is made possible by the John R. and Zelda Z. Grubb Charitable Foundation. 
  • Linda Juckette Family Rural and Veteran Scholarship – This $2,000 scholarship is for anyone residing in a rural Iowa county OR is a veteran interested in pursuing nursing or health care administration programs or certification programs for dietary management, activities, social services or reimbursement professionals in Iowa, with the goal of working in long-term care, and is made possible by the Linda Juckette Family Gift Fund. 
  • IHCA Member Employee Scholarship – This $1,500 scholarship is for employees of IHCA member organizations who are pursuing a nursing, health administration or physical or occupational training program, and is made possible by IHCA Districts, Iowa Council of Nurse Leaders, Iowa Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, The Vetter Foundation, HPSI Purchasing Services and Brighton Consulting Group. 
  • Iowa Total Care Leadership Training Scholarship – This $350 scholarship is for managers at IHCA member organizations who are interested in advancing their leadership skills by attending the American Health Care Association’s PHI Coaching Supervision Course, and is made possible by Iowa Total Care. 

Questions 

For questions about applying for a scholarship, or sponsoring future scholarships, please contact Lori Ristau, Executive Director, IHCA Foundation at 800-422-3106. 

Congratulations to our 2021 scholarship winners! Learn more here.

2020 scholarship winners

Check out our list of 2020 scholarship winners here.

Additional Financial Aid Resources

Also check out these additional financial aid resources.