2022 John W. & Kimberly D. Grubb RN Scholarship

This scholarship 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 2022-2023 academic year. 

Scholarship criteria and information
Applicants for the IHCA Foundation Member Employee 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.  
  • Be taking classes during the 2022-2023 academic year. 
  • Submit a complete application form, including a 500-word essay, acceptance letter or transcript and two letters of recommendation, by May 31, 2022. 

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 2022-2023 academic year. This is a one-year scholarship that covers the cost of the course/program up to $3,000.  
  • Any unused funds are to be returned to the IHCA Foundation. 

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If you have questions, please contact Lori Ristau at 515-978-2204 or lori@iowahealthcare.org. 

This scholarship is currently closed for applications. 2022 winners will be announced in July.