2023 Iowa Total Care Executive Health Care Leadership Institute Scholarship

This scholarship, made possible by Iowa Total Care, is for leaders at IHCA, ICAL and ICHC member organizations interested in attending the IHCA Executive Leadership Institute program. This program is especially designed for leaders who work in long-term care and includes the leadership fundamentals necessary to lead others and the specific technical skills in demand in long-term care settings. Nine scholarships will be offered to provide for the $1,500 registration fee to participate in the IHCA Executive Leadership Institute program. Applications for this scholarship are now closed.

Scholarship criteria and information
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, independent senior living community or home health agency in good standing at the time of application and at the time the scholarship is awarded.
  • Have current supervisory authority or be in training for future anticipated supervisory duties, as approved/confirmed by their manager.
  • Submit a complete application form, including a 500-word essay and letter of recommendation, by June 15, 2023.

Scholarship award process 

  • The IHCA Foundation Board of Directors and IHCA Vice President of Quality Improvement and Regulatory Affairs 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 with IHCA for use for the IHCA Executive Leadership Institute program. The program must be completed by the end of July 2024.

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

This scholarship is made possible by Iowa Total Care.