San Antonio Emergency Nurses Association is pleased to announce one $1,000 academic scholarship in Fall of 2022. The scholarship may be used towards earning an initial or advancement of a Registered Nurse Degree as well as a current Registered Nurse seeking an advanced degree in “other healthcare related” fields.

Note: Prior to applying, please e-mail the San Antonio ENA Scholarship Committee to insure the “other healthcare related” degree you are seeking qualifies you to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Categories

  1. LVN / LPN or non-nurse seeking initial RN degree
  2. RN seeking a higher degree in nursing
    – AD to BSN, MSN, or Doctorate; Diploma to BSN, MSN, or Doctorate; BSN to MSN or Doctorate; MSN to Doctorate
  3. RN seeking a postgraduate degree in nursing, education or healthcare administration
    – Masters or Doctorate

Please note:

  • Scholarship category #2 is reserved for a student nurse that is a current member in good standing during the award period of the Texas Nursing Student’s Association (TNSA), National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) or Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), and has completed at least two semesters in the nursing program.
  • Some applicants may qualify for both scholarship categories #2 and #3 – such applicants may apply for both, but can be selected for no more than one scholarship.

Application Criteria

  • Grade Point Average (GPA): 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale.
    – Transcript required at the time of application
    – Transcript required following the subsidized semester to verify performance
  • Résumé / Curriculum Vitae required:
    – Initial nursing degree – a résumé is required and curriculum vitae optional
    – Advancing degree – Résumé / Curriculum Vitae
  • Membership in professional organization required:
    – Initial degree – membership in ENA Chapter 197 (San Antonio Chapter) or NSNA / TNSA Chapter (San Antonio area)
    – Advancing degree – membership in ENA Chapter 197 (San Antonio Chapter)
  • The maximum scholarship to be awarded is $1,000.
    – Awarded $1,000 or the tuition total for the semester, whichever is the smaller amount.
  • Must attend a minimum of two meetings of San Antonio Emergency Nurses Association.
    – This excludes meetings where recipient is named winner or receiving the scholarship.

Download the Complete Scholarship Information

Application Deadline

  • Aug. 1, 2022

Initial BCEN Certification Examination Scholarship

The San Antonio Emergency Nurses Association (SAENA) is pleased to announce the sponsoring of four $230 scholarships for SAENA members taking their initial BCEN certification examination.

The scholarship may be used for any of the following BCEN certification examinations:

  • CEN
  • CPEN
  • CFRN
  • CTRN
  • TCRN

The scholarship will reimburse the member for taking the initial certification examination.

Application Criteria:

  1. Must be a member of the San Antonio Emergency Nurses Association at the time the application is submitted and when taking the identified certification examination.
  2. Must be the member’s first attempt at completing the identified certification examination.
  3. The certification examination must take place after the submission of the scholarship application. (No retroactive examinations will be accepted.)
  4. Must submit a copy of the approved BCEN certification examination registration and completed payment form, indicating type of certification examination, date of registration and payment for the examination.

Application Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022