Elms Nurse Scholars Initiative


Scholarship Opportunities

The Elms Latino Nurse Scholars (ELNS) Initiative project is a scholarship and mentoring program funded by a Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.  With a goal to increase ethnic diversity in nursing , Elms encourages latinos and students from underrepresented, diverse backgrounds, entering the class of 2020 to apply to participate in the ELNS Initiative.

The grant-funded project will provide qualified and accepted students with academic, financial and social support as they move through their nursing undergraduate studies. Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2016 enrollment.

ELNS Scholarship features:

  • First year award $3,125
  • Culturally sensitive mentoring
  • Targeted academic advising
  • Academic tutoring
  • Download Application


For more details contact:

Cheryl Sheils, Ed.D., RN
Associate Professor of Nursing


Elms College is the host school for the National Association of Hispanic Nurses Western Massachusetts Chapter.