The Scholarship Award

Haitian American Nurses Association of Tampa, Inc.
  • The Applicant must be a Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, & Manatee Counties resident.
  • The Applicant must either be an active HANA of Tampa member or non-member of Haitian descent.
  • The Applicant must sign and submit “Scholarship Receipient Resposibilities Contract” along with scholarship application and essay.
  • The student must be currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program.
  • The student must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. An official transcript must be submitted.
  • The student must submit a written essay of at least one page, describing (1) why you have chosen nursing as a profession and (2) how you can make an impact within the Haitian American community.
  • The scholarship application, official transcripts and essay must be received no later than Sunday April 23, 2022 via e-mail at and mail official transcripts to 10115 North Brooks Street, Tampa, Florida, 33612
  • Each applicant will be interviewed by HANA’s Executive Board of Directors to determine eligibility. Those selected for the interview will be notified via telephone. Interviews will be held on date, time, and location TBD. Professional attire is required.
  • Once awarded recipients MUST join HANA of Tampa, Inc. for at least 1 year from the scholarship retrieval date and MUST maintain at least 75% of ACTIVE participation.

Nursing Scholarships are awarded once a year.  Eligible applicants will receive a one-time scholarship, which will be presented at HANA’s Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala that will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2019 at Holiday Inn Westshore, Tampa Florida at 7:00 p.m. Mandatory attendance to the gala is required for recipients of the scholarship, where the winners will be announced. For more information, please call HANA of Tampa at (813) 825-0660 or email: