2023 MolinaCares High School Scholarship

This scholarship, made possible by the MolinaCares Charitable Foundation, is for Iowa high school seniors who are in their senior year during the 2022-2023 academic year and interested in pursuing a career in long-term care. This scholarship covers tuition fees to pursue a certified nursing assistant (CNA), licensed practical nurse (LPN), registered nurse (RN), or bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program for the 2023-2024 academic year. This scholarship is intended for those interested in a future career in long-term care. Nine scholarships will be offered to provide for up to $2,000 toward tuition for a CNA, LPN, RN or BSN program. This scholarship is currently closed for applications. Scholarships will open for application on March 31, 2023.

Scholarship criteria and information
Applicants for the MolinaCares High School Scholarship must meet all the criteria listed below to qualify:

  • Applicant must be a high school senior, who is in their senior year during the 2022-2023 academic year, and a resident of Iowa.
  • Applicants must be enrolled or accepted in a college with an accredited CNA, LPN, RN or BSN program in Iowa, with the intent of working toward pre-requisites or required courses for that program in the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • Scholarships are for the 2023-24 academic year; therefore, applicants must be taking classes during these semesters. This is a one-year scholarship that covers the cost of the course/program up to $2,000.
  • Submit a complete application form 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.

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

This scholarship is made possible by the MolinaCares Charitable Foundation (MolinaCares)