An invitation to undergraduate and graduate nursing students!

Click here for the 2018 application: 2018 PNASD Scholarship Application.doc

The Philippine Nurses Association of San Diego County, Inc. (PNASD) is offering scholarship awards to students currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 31, 2018

A. Scholarship Award is being offered to the following nursing degrees:
  • Undergraduate (Associate’s or Bachelor’s)
  • Graduate (Master’s and Doctoral)
B. Criteria for application are:
  • Must complete the Scholarship Application
  • Must be a first time recipient of an award from PNASD
  • Must be currently enrolled or have been accepted into an accredited nursing program and enrolled in the 2018-2019 academic year. Provide proof of enrollment in the nursing program
  • Must demonstrate a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.25
  • Must provide two letters of recommendation one from a faculty in the nursing program where student is enrolled in and one from an employer or person who have known applicant for over 5 years excludes relatives
  • Must be a resident of Imperial County, North County, or San Diego County of California
  • Must have 20 hours of community involvement. Provide proof of volunteer service and hours
  • Must provide a 300 words essay on Nursing as an Art and Science
  • Must be a current member of PNASD at the time of application, and had done volunteer service with PNASD
  • Must be present to receive the Certificate of Scholarship Award
  • Must provide PNASD the address of school and department personnel to where scholarship award will be sent. Scholarship award recipient will claim respective award from that department.
C. Submit the following documents with your application:
  • A copy of your transcript or a letter of acceptance into the program if applicant has not started attending program until semester following awarding of scholarship. (Note: A full transcript of course work from the undergraduate program required if student is just beginning as a graduate student at the time of application
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Verification of community involvement (A letter from the organization verifying volunteer community activities certificate of participation or recognition, time sheet are all acceptable)
  • Essay (300 words) on the topic of Nursing as an Art and Science

Applications must be postmarked on or before, May 31, 2018. Online applications accepted with complete requirements attached on or before May 31, 2018. Email online applications to Maria Camilon, PNASD Education Chair at or All applicants will be notified of the results by June 13, 2018. Qualified applicants will be interviewed by members of the scholarship committee. Incomplete applications will not be honored.

Mail completed application to:
P.O. Box 722442, San Diego, CA 92172

D. Applicants’ Responsibility
  • Completed application must be received at exact deadline May 31, 2018 or as posted date on envelope.
  • Applicant will be contacted via email after all the process of selection is completed
  • Contact the Scholarship Committee Chairpersons: Maria Camilon at and Ronald Deleon at with your availability for an interview.

Click here for the 2018 application: 2018 PNASD Scholarship Application.doc

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