Continuing Education Scholarship for School Nurses

(Established 1985 – Revised August 2014)

Scholarships are available annually from California State PTA for continuing education use at Board of Registered Nurses (BRN) approved institutions and/or providers from January 1 through December 31.

Application: An application and reference form are located in the Toolkit. Applications and reference forms with letters must be received in the California State PTA office by close of business October 15. When October 15 falls on a weekend, applications are due in the State PTA office by close of business the following Monday. Postmarks will not be accepted.

Qualifications: Scholarships are granted to licensed registered nurses who have been employed as school nurses in the public schools in California during the preceding academic year, who have a minimum of three (3) years’ nursing experience in the public schools, who have a nursing contract for the current year and who plan to continue as public school nurses. Applicant must be a member of a PTA/PTSA unit in good standing and have an assignment in at least one PTA/PTSA school.

Selection: Recipients are selected by the California State PTA Scholarship and Grant Committee. A check for the scholarship is sent to the recipient’s PTA district president to be presented to the recipient.

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