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ENFERMERIA Scholarship

The purpose of the ENFERMERIA Scholarship is to provide scholarship support to postbaccalaureate students enrolled in the Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals Graduate Certificate program in the College of Nursing at the University of Central Florida. Recipients will be selected based on demonstrated interest in providing culturally congruent care to the Hispanic community. Applicants must submit an essay. This award, to the extent funds are available, will be applied to the cost of in-state tuition and fees for courses taken towards the Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals Graduate Certificate. Application Deadline: August 15, 2023.

Note: Applicant must have been accepted to the Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals Graduate Certificate program for fall 2023.

About the Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals Graduate Certificate:

The Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals certificate explores the healthcare needs of, and barriers to, the Hispanic community. It will prepare interdisciplinary learners to recognize the community’s unique needs in professional allied health practices, influence change in both practice and policy to eliminate disparities and improve patient outcomes and provide culturally congruent care through linguistically and culturally supportive resources. Qualified completing students may seek national medical translator certification.

Program Prerequisites

  • An earned bachelor’s degree.
  • Current or future role as an allied health care provider.

Degree Requirements – Required Courses – 9 Total Credits

  • NGR5131 – Exploring Transcultural and Culturally Congruent Care for the Hispanic Population (3)
  • HSC6626 – Healthcare Delivery for Hispanic Populations (3)
  • Earn at least 3 credits from NGR6771L – Healthcare Simulation Practicum (1 – 99)

The contents of this graduate certificate were developed under a grant from the Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. #P031M220052


ENFERMERIA Scholarship Application

Application for the Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals Graduate Certificate.

1. Have you been accepted into the Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals Graduate Certificate program for the fall 2023 semester? (Requirement for this Scholarship)(Required)
2. As of fall 2023, will you also be enrolled in a nursing graduate program (i.e., MSN, DNP, PhD)?(Required)
3. Are you currently employed in a healthcare field?(Required)
4. Are you interested in becoming a certified medical interpreter?(Required)
5. How would you describe your Spanish-speaking ability?(Required)

Demographic Information

6. What is your employment status?(Required)

7. Are you a first-generation student? (First-generation student is defined as neither of the student's parents earned a bachelor’s degree or higher).(Required)
8. Do you identify as Hispanic/Latino?(Required)
9. Do you identify as any of the following? (Please select all that apply)
10. Which of the following most accurately describe(s) you?(Required)

Acknowledgements (Please type in your initials in acknowledgement and acceptance)

Essay Response

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