CoCANN Higher Education Scholarship


To our valued CoCANN members:

CoCANN is delighted to announce we are continuing the scholarship program we began last year in 2016!!!  The “CoCANN Higher Education Scholarship” was created to assist members with obtaining advanced nursing degrees.  All of you are leaders in the work you do, and it is CoCANN’s pleasure to assist you in pursuing higher education to expand and support the leadership roles you already have at your respective hospitals and in your communities.

CoCANN will be awarding a total of TWO $1,000 scholarships this year, including one for BSN students and one for MSN (or higher nursing degree) students.  We would like to thank you, our valued members, for continuing to support your local NANN chapter!!  If you know someone who is not a member but would like to become a member to be able to apply for this scholarship, please direct him or her to (select “membership” then “chapters” and add Coastal California Chapter to your shopping cart; you will need your NANN username and password on hand).

Requirements for the $1,000 scholarship are:

  1. Write a 1,000 word essay on the topic that coincides with degree program you are enrolled in.
  2. Complete the Personal Information Page and send with your essay.
  3. Proof of active enrollment in a nursing degree program and send with your essay (can be a picture of your classes taken with your phone).
  4. CoCANN membership, Coastal California Chapter of NANN.

The essays will be evaluated by CoCANN’s Board of Officers and the winners will be announced at the 2017 CoCANN Annual Holiday Brunch on Saturday December 2nd.


Please submit your Essay Questions – Scholarship 2017, Personal Info Page, and proof of active enrollment to by Friday, November 17, 2017.

Receipt will be confirmed within 24 hours.


Kindest Regards,

Judi Foote-Merryman,

CoCANN Secretary



Essay Questions – Scholarship 2017,

Personal Info Page,

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