Sandra King Excellence and Education Fund Scholarship

Nazareth Home foundation was established to advance the person-centered mission of Nazareth Home, which reflects the values of spirituality, compassion, dignity, quality, stewardship, advocacy, collaboration, and innovation.

NHF awards the Sandra King Excellence and Education Fund Scholarship to deserving employees in the long-term care profession based on their academic achievements and commitment to quality care. The scholarship is offered to all Nazareth Home, Inc. full-time and regular part-time employees attending an approved college or institution and program. Individuals pursuing degrees other than nursing will be considered for scholarships. 

Recipients are selected individually by the NHF Board, using specified criteria outlined in the application. Applicants are chosen based on their professional qualifications, commitment to the profession and letters of recommendation. 

Sandra King Excellence and Education Fund Scholarship was established to encourage higher education of long-term healthcare professionals in Kentucky. An applicant must be a Nazareth Home, Inc. employee planning a career in long-term care. Qualifications include: 

      • Employed at Nazareth Home or Nazareth Home Clifton for a minimum of 6 months
      • Enrolled in a college, university, health care institution or other educational organization, offering state-approved courses
      • Commit to two years of service to Nazareth Home, Inc. following graduation   

Scholarships will be paid directly to the educational institution to cover expenses incurred for tuition, books or course-related fees. The scholarship amount is $1,500 per semester, with a max of $3,000 per year. 

Application period will open summer 2022.

For more information, contact Roberta Steutermann at (502) 473-2375 or

Application Information

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Facility Information

Educational Institution Information

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Scholarship Application Questionnaire

Letters of Recommendation

If currently working at a facility, attach two (2) professional letters of recommendation – one must come from your Administrator or Director of Nurses at your facility. If currently a student, please attach one (1) letter of recommendation from a faculty member at your educational institution.
Max. file size: 50 MB.
Max. file size: 50 MB.


I hereby verify that the above information is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and I agree to submit proof of the same should such information be requested. I further agree that any scholarship funds awarded on my behalf from NHF will be used to further my education in an applicable long-term care discipline program.
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If selected to receive a scholarship, funds will be paid directly to the educational institution shown above. Scholarship funds will be available immediately after notification that the scholarship was awarded up until one (1) year from the award date. Any unused funds will lapse and revert back to the NHF.