The California Wellness Foundation Year Established: 2010 Purpose: To help reduce attrition due to financial hardship by providing support for selected students in the Associate Degree in Registered Nursing Program, particularly those coming from economically disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Sponsoring Department: Los Angeles City College Foundation Contact: LACC Foundation 323.953.4011 Award amount: Varies Criteria for Applying: 1) Enrolled in the Nursing Program at LACC 2) Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 3) Live, as demonstrated by home address zip code, in a community suffering from a critical nursing shortage 4) Demonstrate financial need Requirements: Candidates must complete a one-page, typed self-profile essay indicating background, interests, goals, and need for an award. An unofficial transcript, a copy of the applicant's current registration and two (2) nursing faculty recommendations are required and must be attached to this application. All entries must be completed. In addition, candidates must submit a color passport- sized photo and sign a statement, “My photograph may be used for reproduction”. In addition, applicants must supply both LACC I.D. and Social Security numbers. Semester Awarded: Spring 2012 and fall 2012 Deadline to Apply: September 27, 2012 A minimum of eight (8) and a maximum of 15 scholarships will be awarded.
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