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Annual Scholarships

The application period for the 2024 Nebraska Health Care Foundation Annual Scholarships is open until Sunday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 p.m. CT.

Thank you to the following organizations for making these scholarships possible: Health Care Information Systems, Nye Health Services, The Olson Group, Quality First Insurance, Sysco Lincoln, and The Vetter Foundation.

To spread the impact of the scholarship program, if an applicant has received a scholarship in the same category within the last three years, another applicant may be given preference. However, past recipients are still eligible and encouraged to apply.

  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Scholarships — Six scholarships are offered to individuals wishing to attend an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care seminar offered by the Nebraska Nursing Facility Association/Nebraska Assisted Living Association.

  • Activity Director Scholarship — One scholarship is offered to an individual wishing to complete an activity director training approved by Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Social Service Designee Scholarship — One scholarship is offered to an individual wishing to attend the Social Service Designee Training offered by the Nebraska Health Care Learning Center.

  • Assisted Living Administrator Scholarship — One scholarship is offered to an individual wishing to attend the Assisted Living Administrator Training offered by the Nebraska Health Care Learning Center and become an administrator or manager in assisted living.

  • RN Scholarships — Seven $1,000 scholarships are offered to individuals who would like to become registered nurses and practice in the long-term care profession.

  • LPN Scholarships — Six $1,000 scholarships are offered to individuals who would like to become licensed practical nurses and practice in the long-term care profession.

  • Dietary Scholarships — Six $750 scholarships are offered to individuals who would like to become involved in food service or dietary practice in the long-term care profession.

  • Nurse Advancement Scholarships — Three $500 scholarships are offered to licensed RNs and/or LPNs who would like to complete training/certification testing to enhance their capabilities and practice their skills in the long-term care profession.

  • Nursing Home Administrator Scholarship — One $500 scholarships is offered to an individual wishing to attend a Nursing Home Administrator program.

  • Maxine Guy LPN Scholarships — Four $250 scholarships are offered to current Nebraska LPNs wishing to further their education through an accredited organization.

  • General Scholarships — Four $250 scholarships are offered to individuals who would like to complete training to enhance their capabilities and practice their skills in a nursing facility or assisted living facility.

  • Quality Summit Scholarships Two scholarships are offered to individuals wishing to attend the AHCA/NCAL Quality Summit, May 20-22, 2024, in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Congressional Briefing Scholarships - Direct Care Staff — Three scholarships are offered to direct care staff individuals wishing to attend the AHCA/NCAL Congressional Briefing, June 3-4, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

  • Congressional Briefing Scholarship - Board Member — One scholarship is offered to a NNFA or NALA board member wishing to attend the AHCA/NCAL Congressional Briefing, June 3-4, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

  • AHCA/NCAL Annual Convention Scholarship — One scholarship is offered to a long-term care professional interested in attending the AHCA/NCAL Annual Convention Oct. 6-9, 2024, in Orlando, Florida.

 

Safe Resident Assistance Grant

Thanks to the support of West Bend Mutual Insurance, Nebraska Health Care Foundation is offering a Safe Resident Assistance Grant to eligible Nebraska Nursing Facility Association and Nebraska Assisted Living Association facility members. In 2024, the West Bend Community Foundation is making it possible for NHCF to subsidize the cost of safe resident assistance equipment, such as a lift, purchased by awarded facilities. NHCF will award a total of four (4) grants at no more than $2,500 each. Applicants are not required to be West Bend Mutual Insurance customers.

The 2024 application period is now open! Applications close Sunday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 p.m. CT.

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