2023 John W. & Kimberly D. Grubb RN Scholarship

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.

This scholarship, made possible by the John R. and Zelda Z. Grubb Charitable Foundation, is for employees of IHCA, ICAL and ICHC member organizations seeking to advance their nursing education. This year we are offering nine scholarships, at $3,000 each, for employees interested in pursuing a registered nurse (RN) degree. Scholarships are for the 2023-2024 academic year. Applications for this scholarship are now closed.

Scholarship criteria and eligibility guidelines
Applicants for this scholarship must meet all the criteria listed below to qualify:

  • Work for an IHCA member nursing facility, assisted living program, residential care facility, home health agency, home care provider or independent senior living community in good standing at the time of application and at the time the scholarships are awarded.
  • Enrolled or accepted in an accredited school of nursing and pursuing an RN degree and taking classes during the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • Submit a complete application form, including a 500-word essay, acceptance letter or transcript and two letters of recommendation, by May 31, 2023.

Scholarship award process 

  • The IHCA Foundation Board of Directors will judge qualified applications.
  • Recipients will be notified of the results by the end of July.
  • Awarded scholarship funds are placed in the care of the recipient’s approved educational institution by the end of August, to be credited to the recipient’s tuition and/or fees in the 2023-2024 academic year. This is a one-year scholarship that covers the cost of the course/program up to $3,000.

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If you have questions, please contact Lori Ristau at 515-978-2204.

This scholarship is made possible by the John R. and Zelda Z. Grubb Charitable Foundation.