Carrington College Awards Scholarships to Practical Nursing Students

Sacramento, Calif. (July 25, 2023)Carrington College is pleased to award scholarships to nine students who are part of the Practical Nursing program. The Carrington College Boise Practical Nursing Merit Scholarship recipients include Kimberly McClain, Koryn Norris, Leah Martin, Noah Brandini, Brianna Blackshear and Alexandria Martinez. The Carrington College Albuquerque Practical Nursing Merit Scholarship recipients include Stacey Lasiloo, Russell Rootman and Destiny Robinson. “This is such an exciting time for individuals who are interested in entering the nursing profession as a practical nurse,” said Dr. Molly Ashcraft, DNP, RN. “Students can prepare for their license in as little as one year. The scholarship adds even more incentive as it provides those who qualify with financial support.” The Practical Nursing Merit Scholarship is a $5,000 merit-based scholarship to incoming students that have achieved academic success in their education. The scholarship is available to students who meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • The incoming student has not previously been enrolled in a Practical Nursing or Vocational Nursing program at a Carrington College Campus.
  • The incoming student is a graduate of any certificate of achievement or associate degree program at any Carrington College campus. (This does not include the Phlebotomy Certificate of Completion Program or Completion of Non-Degree Seeking Coursework).
  • The incoming student can present an official transcript for a completed high school diploma program at an institution recognized by the state or national government from which it was issued, and/or official college transcript(s) from an institution of higher learning accredited by an agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education that shows a Cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applications must be submitted for review by the scholarship committee by the end of the add/drop period. The scholarship amount of $5,000 will be applied as credits on the students account according to the following schedule: $2,000 credit for the first two semesters and $1,000 for the third semester. No cash alternative will be offered. The Scholarship is non-transferable.

More information on the Practical Nursing Merit Scholarship Application at Carrington College in Albuquerque and the Practical Nursing Merit Scholarship Application at Carrington College in Boise. For more information on Carrington College, please visit: Visit for important information on program outcomes.   About Carrington College Established in 1967, Carrington College empowers students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Carrington College offers a diverse range of programs that lead to a Certificate of Achievement, Associate of Science, or Bachelor of Science degree. The college offers programs which prepare students for careers in the medical, dental, veterinary and industrial trade fields. Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 428 J Street, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95814, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at:   ###

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