Congratulations 2018 Scholarship Recipients!


 ( L to R): Jane Kim, Joshua Carter, Jingyi Dong, Danica Kleweno, Brooklyn Leick, Lindsey Foley, Amanda Kovecs, Maria Salguero, Sophia Cima, Katelyn Powell, Bridgett Chandler, Mishele Bang, Nina Mei, Prabina Dahal, Habibo Bario (not pictured: Marit Knutson, Kathryn Stanley, Carolyn Wortham)

Eighteen scholarships of $3,000 each were awarded for the 2018-19 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. 

KCNA will offer 18 scholarships of $3,000 each for the 2019-20 school year. The application is here . The due date is 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.


2019 Scholarships: Applicants must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a nursing program for the summer 2019 through spring 2020 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 offers scholarships with a deadline of December 1. Learn more here.  

Johnson & Johnson lists national scholarships here provides a long list of scholarship opportunities 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