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Kaiser: Delores Jones RN Scholarship Program - Open May 15 - Sept. 5, 2014

Since 1989, Kaiser Permanente has assisted California students complete their nursing education through its RN Scholarship Program. In 2001, the Deloras Jones RN Scholarship Program was created in honor of Deloras Jones, RN, MS, for her 34 years of leadership and dedication to education and nursing practice at Kaiser Permanente. Awards are available for approved study at affiliate schools in California.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.


Financial need will be the primary basis for evaluation and selection of recipients. Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:

  1. Academic Excellence in Pre-licensure Studies (BRN-approved ADN, BSN, RN to BSN or entry-level MSN/MN programs) - $2,000 scholarships
  2. Master's Degree Studies in Nursing (Registered Nurses enrolled in MSN/MN programs) - $2,500 scholarships
  3. Doctoral Studies (Registered Nurses enrolled in DNSc, PhD, DNP or other qualified doctoral programs if the applicant already holds a MSN/MN degree) - $3,000 scholarships
  4. Affiliate Schools (schools that send clinical rotation students to Kaiser Permanente facilities)- $1,000 scholarships

Awards are to be used for education-related expenses for the entire 2014-15 academic year.

Awards are not renewable and are one time only.


All applicants to these awards must:

Previous Deloras Jones Scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.

Link to application    Program Flyer


FAFSA Workshops

Financial Aid Workshops .  The workshops are open to our Chabot students, and the larger community and are intended to help them with a successful FAFSA submission.
 All students are encouraged to complete their FAFSA's by then to be considered for the most financial aid available. This includes:

Chabot College Nursing Program Scholarship

Chabot College Nursing Program has additional funding to assist students with unmet financial needs or unexpected financial circumstances If you are currently enrolled in the Nursing Program and are in good standing you may qualify for financial aid through the Chabot Nursing Program. Due to the limits in funding, the maximum award over two years for the scholarship is $500. Students must comply with Chabot College Financial aid regulations and have an unmet need via their federal financial aid evaluation FAFSA.

The student should complete the application and submit with supporting documentation to Chabot College Nursing Program, Scholarship Committee, Room 2273, 25555 Hesperian Blvd. Hayward, CA 94545. on or before the first of each month. The scholarship committee will review completed scholarship packets within a week of receipt. For unexpected emergency financial circumstances, students may submit the scholarship packet at any time for committee consideration.

Any funding awarded will be reported to Chabot College Financial Aid Office. Any award could affect your financial aid package. The Financial Aid Office is required to include all potential awards against your financial aid package and your financial aid award may be adjusted.  If the student leaves the Nursing Program prior to the end of the semester in which the funds are received, the funds are expected to be re-paid to the program. Student leaving the program prior to the end of the semester in which they receive the funds will not be allowed re-admission funds are not re-paid.

Questions? Contact Kim Cristobal, Committee Chairperson, Room 2048, 510.723.2159. or   

Chabot College Financial Aid

Information for Financial Aid through Chabot College go to:

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