Awards and Grants

LPN of the Year Award
The Nebraska LPN of the Year Award recognizes one LPN in the state who has contributed greatly to the profession and the community. The award will be presented at the LPNAN Convention Awards Ceremony on April 17, 2019, in Kearney. Nominations were due March 20, 2019.

Student Organization Impact Award
The Student Organization Impact Award recognizes an outstanding Practical Nursing Student Organization that has succeeded in strengthening the relationship between their program and their community. The award will be presented at the LPNAN Convention Awards Ceremony on April 17, 2019, in Kearney. Nominations were due March 20, 2019.

Student Grant
LPNAN offers one (1) $250 LPN Student Grant to an individual enrolled or planning to enroll in a school of practical nursing. The grant recipient will be recognized at the LPNAN Convention Awards Ceremony on April 17, 2019, in Kearney. Nominations were due March 20, 2019.

LPN IV Therapy Course Scholarship
LPNAN offers three (3) $100 LPN IV Therapy Course Scholarships to assist qualified persons who complete the Nebraska Health Care Association LPN IV Therapy didactic and skills courses. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the LPNAN Convention Awards Ceremony on April 17, 2019, in Kearney. Nominations were due March 20, 2019.

For questions about LPNAN awards, grants and scholarships, contact Kelsey Saythany at kelseys@nehca.org or 402-435-3551.

NHCF Scholarships

The Nebraska Health Care Foundation also awards four (4) $750 scholarships to individuals wishing to attend an LPN School of Nursing, and three (3) $500 scholarships to LPNs wishing to advance their nurse certification. Eligible applicants must be employed by a NNFA/NALA member facility or be an immediate family member of an employee. Click here for more information and to apply.

Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the NNFA/NALA Spring Convention Awards Ceremony on April 25, 2018, in Kearney. Applications were due March 8, 2019.

For questions about NHCF scholarships, contact Kelsey Saythany at kelseys@nehca.org or 402-435-3551.