Until I decided to go to Lenape, I had not had any plans for what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. When I learned I could graduate as a Certified Nurse Assistant, I was interested immediately. However, I knew I wanted to accomplish more than that. I love learning and I have a lot of empathy so I knew healthcare would be a perfect match for me. I chose nursing specifically because I love the idea of taking care of people, and nurses make a huge difference and have such an impact on the patients and their loved ones lives.
Throughout the last three years, I have worked with the elderly in a nursing home called Aase Haugen as a certified nursing assistant. Since then, I have gained a tremendous amount of respect for registered nurses. Their leadership, passion, and commitment has inspired me to provide great health care to patients now and in my future career as a nurse. I am currently a freshman that has been accepted into the nursing program at Luther College. I think I would be a good candidate for this scholarship, because I put a tremendous amount of heart into my job and truly enjoying helping and assisting the elderly.
“Nurses save lives” is a very popular quote that I keep reminding myself of everyday. Returning to school for me, is not just personal but also professional. Personally I believe that I have so much to offer to the nursing field. I am committed to the career and I get great satisfaction from helping others. Being a nurse is not just about the paycheck at the end of the week, it’s not just about doing your shift because you have to.
My family is very supportive towards my career goals, which is to become a Register Nurse so I can help people around the world, and one day make an organization to help people whom also struggle. Helping others will make myself proud as well, because I know how it feels to have moments where people struggle and sometimes it’s hard to move on from all the struggles, but in life you have to stay motivated through the hardest
My main career choice is already chosen for my future. I’ve decided I want to be a nurse but, to be more specific I want to be a FNP, Family Nurse Practitioner. I’ve known for years that a nurse is what I want to be, but I could never decide which type of nurse I wanted to be. Going to the doctor one day my nurse came in and I watched everything she did and asked questions. I started doing that every time I went to the doctor.
Why do you believe completing a nurse residency program will be beneficial to your development as a professional nurse? I would like to start out by saying thank you for this opportunity to allow me to apply for this residency program, and I believe that this program will greatly benefit me in become a professional nurse. Ever since I was little, I witnessed my mom as a nurse in Ukraine, and saw how many people she helped over the years. I might have not understood the feeling she said she got when you know you have had an impact in someone’s life, but I remember being very proud of her. Before beginning nursing program I did a lot of research about what registered nurses do, and also did job shadowing of a registered nurse before starting
Over the past couple of years, I have been giving a great deal of thought as to what I want to do and who I want to be in the future. Ever since I was five, I always knew I wanted to be in the medical field. Being in the medical field and helping other people is my passion. Recently, I have considered becoming a Registered Nurse. My skills and interest reflect those of a Registered Nurse and I have what it takes to be an exceptional Nurse.
Fifteen years ago, I decided I wanted to become a nurse. It began when my mother was undergoing treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. I met a wonderful home health care nurse taking care of my mother. It was then, I realized, I wanted to pursue a career in nursing. After all, I had already spent a great deal of my life taking care of my kids and family.
My grandmother was the nurse that inspired me to pursue the profession. I am so thankful that she is still here to witness me getting closer to that goal. I’ve always wanted to fulfill her foot steeps and make her proud. I am the first one in my family to attend college, and I am very proud of myself for this accomplishment, but it has been a very tough road getting to this place. As most of my family is working class that did not attend college I was expected to get a job right after high school.
I am requesting this scholarship to help pursue my dream to become a registered nurse to be able to help and lead others. I want to be able to help people get well. Also to give premature babies a voice to be heard, and to be healthy to survive. I have always wanted to be a nurse ever since my twin and I were born at twenty-nine weeks in critical condition. We beat the odds and became two healthy baby girls.