The Gale Healthcare Foundation

We’re investing in the next generation of nursing professionals!

The Gale Healthcare Foundation is here to help.

We are working to support and empower America’s nursing workforce!

Nurses and nurse assistants are the backbone of our healthcare system – and their valuable skills are needed more than ever. At GHF, we are here to help. We offer scholarships to help current and aspiring nursing professionals advance their education, and crisis support to help caregivers who face severe hardships.  

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Our commitment


To support current or aspiring nurses, with the goal of providing $1 million in total funding through partnerships with other contributors.

Educational Scholarships

The Gale Healthcare Foundation provides three types of support for nursing education. Some are open to anyone pursuing nursing education, and some are provided to employees of Gale Healthcare Solutions or their dependents. Learn more about each scholarship below.

The GHF Emerge Scholarship – $1000

For students who wish to enroll in a State Board approved program leading to certification/license as a Nursing Assistant or Nurse, and who meet the program’s academic requirements. Applicants must present with hardship that would otherwise limit options to further education and must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Award allows for funding of living expenses and other associated program expenses.

The GHF Gale Cares Scholarship – $1000

For current Gale employees who wish to pursue licensing as an LPN or RN. Applicants must have been employed by GHS for a minimum of one year and have a clear work history in regards to attendance and conduct.

The GHF Spark Scholarship – $500

For dependents of current Gale employees who wish to pursue certification as a Nursing Assistant, LPN, or RN. Applicant’s parents/guardians must have been employed by GHS for a minimum of one year and have a clear work history in regards to attendance and conduct.

For More Information

The application period for the next round of scholarships will open in August 2023.

If you’re a nurse, nursing assistant, or student interested in applying or a school interested in promoting GHF scholarship opportunities, please sign up below. We’ll send you an alert as additional scholarship information becomes available.

I am a nursing student.
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Crisis Support

When serious health issues, accidents, or natural disasters strike, nursing professionals may not know where to turn for help. We provide financial assistance and other types of support that can help caregivers get through the crisis and back to bedside care. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, and evaluated based on the circumstances.

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About the Gale Healthcare Foundation

The Gale Healthcare Foundation is a public non-profit organization dedicated to educating the next generation of nursing professionals. Committed to helping solve the national nursing shortage, the Foundation offers scholarships to support nursing and nursing assistant education and training at State Board approved institutions. The Foundation also provides information on nursing as a valued, attainable, and financially rewarding career path.

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Privacy Policy

The Gale Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its donors, students, volunteers, staff and website users. This policy identifies what personal information is collected by this website and the organization and how the information may be used.

The Gale Healthcare Foundation does not sell, rent, share or otherwise provide personal information collected to anyone outside the organization unless otherwise requested by you.

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