Scholarship Information

LINKed to the Mission Scholarship

Mission228's goal is to provide an annual scholarship to a student who has been accepted to nursing school or has chosen to advance their education in the field of nursing. Since the majority of Linkyn's life was spent in the care of amazing nurses, this $10,000 scholarship  is her way of giving back to all of those that helped her. 


LINKed to the Mission Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an Arizona resident.
  • Must be in good academic standing.
  • Accepted to an accredited nursing program .

Scholarship Application

Dates and Deadlines

Application Opens: June 1, 2019

Application Deadline: January 1, 2020

Notification of Award: February 1, 2020

Announcement of Award: February 28, 2020

Scholarship Selection Process

To be considered for the Mission228 LINKed to the Mission Scholarship, each applicant will need to complete the application steps listed below. Once the initial applications have been reviewed, finalists will be selected by the Mission228 Board of Directors. If you are selected as a finalist for the scholarship, an in person meeting with the Board of Directors will then be scheduled. Upon the completion of these in person meetings, a final winner will be announced. 

How to Apply

In a PDF document, please include the following information and attach it to an Email addressed to with the subject line "LINKed to the Mission Scholarship Application".

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • High School or College most recently attended 
  • 2 (non-family member) letters of recommendation
  • A copy of the letter of acceptance from the accredited nursing program
  • A personal essay (500-800 words double spaced) that addresses the following question:

  1. Why do you want to become a nurse or advance your nursing education?