CSNO Scholarship

CSNO Scholarship-Due December 15
The California School Nurses Organization (CSNO) offers a Graduate Scholarship Program for school nurses working toward the completion of their credential in School Nursing or other advanced degree.  One award in the amount of $1,000.00 will be given annually.  All requirements must be submitted electronically by December 15 of each year.

  • Possession of a baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally-accredited college or university
  • A valid Registered Nurse License issued by the State of California
  • Current member of the California School Nurses Organization
Currently enrolled in a Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved School Nurse Credential Program or higher education learning program ( ie. Masters, Doctoral, and/or NP program).

Submission Requirements:

  • Complete application below and submit electronically by the deadline
  • Letter of Application (including a brief overview of what drew you into school nursing, unique skills and expertise you bring to this profession).
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Documentation of enrollment in good standing in a school nurse credential program or program of higher learning.  Evidence can be letter of recommendation from instructor or copy of university enrollment verification
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from immediate supervisor and one from someone knowledgeable about your school nursing work experience) or one additional reference if letter from instructor already in hand (see above). 
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CSNO Member's Children Scholarship-Due December 15

CSNO is offering a $500 Scholarship for members' children who are pursuing nursing as a career or advancing their current nursing degree. One award per section will be given each year to children of CSNO members who meet the scholarship criteria.  Scholarship winners will be selected by section leadership prior to submission to the State website. Winners will be recognized during the CSNO annual conference.

Application Criteria for Member's Children Scholarship:
  • Complete application below
  • 200 word summary of accomplishments and professional/career goals
  • Provide name of nursing school or institution of higher learning
  • Provide proof of enrollment in nursing courses
  • Must be child of active CSNO member (provide name of parent and CSNO section)
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