How we help

How We Help

Thousands of dedicated women and men working in long-term and post-acute care dream of the chance to learn more, do more, be more. By funding nursing scholarships and research grants, the Foundation helps to make some of those dreams a reality for these committed healthcare professionals. 

  • Academic scholarships – The Foundation awards scholarships to students with an interest in long-term care and who are pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree. Applications for the 2020 scholarships open in Nov. 2019.
    • Cheryl M. Thomas Scholarship
    • Elevating Healthcare Scholarship
    • Lighting the Way for Nursing Scholarship
    • Sparking the Future of Healthcare Scholarship
  • Research grants – The Foundation accepts proposals for academic nursing research. For more information, email