2024 John W. & Kimberly D. Grubb RN Scholarship

This $4,000 scholarship, made possible by the John R. and Zelda Z. Grubb Charitable Foundation, is for employees of IHCA, ICAL and ICHC member organizations pursuing an accredited registered nurse (RN) degree or seeking to advance their nursing degree. Scholarships are for the 2024-2025 academic year. A total of 40 scholarships are available. Applications for this scholarship program are now closed. Scholarship recipients will be announced in late July.

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, continuing care retirement community 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, pursuing an accredited RN degree or seeking to advance their nursing degree during the 2024-2025 academic year.
  • Submit a complete application form, including a 500-word essay, acceptance letter or transcript and two letters of recommendation, by May 31, .2024.

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 2024-2025 academic year.

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If you have questions, please contact Natalie Thompson or Brent Willett at 515-978-2204.

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