Congratulations 2017 Scholarship Recipients!

(Front, L to R): Nick Lowry, Meghann Miller, Nina Cole, Jacqui Hermer, Melissa Ebben, Hannah Jeong, Rim Sem, Sarah Goldberg

(Back, L to R): Mandy Sladky, Kristen Cromar, Bryen Barrett, Jeremy King

Fifteen scholarships of $3,000 each were awarded for the 2017-18 school year.

View short bios of these students here.

About KCNA Scholarships

King County Nurses Association (KCNA) is proud to help ensure the future of nursing in our community by offering scholarships to qualified nursing students. We will provide eighteen (18) scholarships of $3,000 each in 2018.

KCNA has completed the scholarship award process for the 2018-19 academic year.  Applications for 2019-20 scholarships will be available in January 2019, with a due date of March 1, 2019.   


  1. Provide financial assistance to qualified students who have a permanent address, or are currently enrolled in a nursing program in King County and are preparing for a career as a registered nurse, or to RNs returning for an advanced degree in nursing or a related field.
  2. Encourage and provide for increasing diversity within the nursing profession that reflects the population as a whole.
  3. Support nurses to be change agents in creating a healthier community in King County.


2018-19 Scholarships: Applicants must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a nursing program for the summer 2018 through spring 2019 school year. If you have applied but have not been accepted, you are ineligible and should wait until the following year to apply for the scholarship.


The Washington State Nurses Association offers scholarships:  click here

Other scholarship options are available on the Washington Center for Nursing website: click here

The Western Washington National Association of Hispanic Nurses will offer three $1500 scholarships for 2017-18. The deadline is December 1, 2017. Learn more here.  

Johnson & Johnson lists national scholarships here provides an overview of Federal Loans, Nursing Grants, and Nursing Scholarships: click here

National Lung & Respiratory Scholarship is available to students in accredited schools of nursing or accredited respiratory therapy programs. The scholarship awards $3,000 and the deadline is May 15. More information is available here. sponsors an annual scholarship of $1,000. Apply here by January 29.


Questions??  206/545-0603, or email