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Certified Nursing Assistant Training Scholarships

Certified Nursing Assistant Training Scholarships

Certified Nursing Assistant Training Scholarships

This pathway provides the training necessary to become a critical healthcare team member and prepares students to become employed in a hospital or long-term care facility as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and/or Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA). Upon completion, students are eligible to apply for the Maryland State Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and/or Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA). 

Topics include:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Essential Concepts: HIPPA, Documentation, Infection Control
  • Personal Care Assistance and Practical Skills
     

Course requirements:

  • Foundations of Healthcare
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Module 1
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Module 2
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Clinical
     

Applicants must complete the following: 

  • Complete the scholarship application
  • Upload ALL required documentation
  • Applicants MUST complete the WorkKeys Assessment prior to registering for courses
     

Details about the scholarship process:

  • Documentation can be securely uploaded through the application link
  • Scholarships take approximately two weeks for approval
  • Scholarships may cover all or part of the program cost
     
Are you ready to start the scholarship application process? 
 

Scholarships are made available through the following grant program:

Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund 

The Maryland Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund initiative is to expand workforce development courses and continue professional education that leads to industry certification or licensure, particularly focused on individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through loss of employment.