Nursing Educational Awards Introduction Letter

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in the Nursing Educational Award Program offered by UK HealthCare. We are pleased to offer this program to support the undergraduate education of those working to become registered nurses or licensed practical nurses.

To apply for this program, a completed application packet must be submitted to the Nurse Recruitment office no later than 4:30 p.m. on July 1 for consideration for the fall semester and Nov. 1 for consideration for the spring semester. Award recipients must renew each semester by providing an official transcript to the Nursing Educational Award coordinator.

The completed application packet must include:

  • Resume
  • Consent form
  • Nurse educational award questionnaire
  • Official transcript
  • Faculty adviser form
  • Two reference forms from an immediate supervisor and/or faculty member

Incomplete applications will NOT be considered. 

Because of the high demand for this program, it is imperative that your application packet be entirely complete and received in the Nurse Recruitment office by the deadline.

If your application is accepted, you will be contacted by phone or email with the date and time of your scheduled interview.  

Place the above documents in a folder and mail or deliver in person to: 
UK HealthCare 
Nurse Recruitment
115 Waller Avenue, Suite 108
Waller HealthCare Annex
Lexington KY 40503

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please call the nurse recruitment office at 859-323-5851 or toll free at 800-233-5851.


Graig Casada, RN, MSN 
Nurse Recruitment