The 2020 Scholarship program is currently closed. The Arizona Health Care Foundation is will be accepting applications in February 2020.  The intent of the AHCF Scholarship Program is to assist staff employed in member skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities, so they can purse a formal education in health care and long term care.

The Foundation has awarded thousands of dollars in scholarship funds over the years, with the average award between $1,200 and $1,500. Applicants must work in an AHCA member skilled nursing facility or assisted living community in good standing. For more information about the scholarship program, please contact Krysten Dobson at 602-265-5331 or

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 scholarship recipients!

  • Krista Arvizo, Coronado Health Care
  • Nakae Burkes, Scottsdale Village Square
  • Andrea Carreon, Haven of Yuma
  • Alishea Cheves, Windsor Maryland Gardens
  • Clara Churchill, Sunrise Senior Living
  • Roy Danetaras, Life Care Center Sierra Vista
  • Korrie Fields, Winslow Campus of Care
  • Dean Futrell, Prescott Nursing & Rehab
  • Elizabeth Gonzalez, Bella Vita Health & Rehabilitation
  • Marissa Haugen, Friendship Village of Tempe
  • Debra Ingram, Freedom Plaza Care Center
  • Lorinda King, Winslow Campus of Care
  • Terri Lauer, Friendship Village of Tempe
  • Rodshawnda Marshall, Prestige Assisted Living of Sierra Vista
  • Luis Morales, Life Care Center of Sierra Vista
  • Wisam Najman, The Center at Arrowhead
  • Alyssa Passero, Prescott Nursing & Rehab
  • Emily Rivadeneyra, Sunrise Senior Living
  • Francisco Rodriquez Martinez, Santa Rosa Care Center
  • Yasmin Sanchez, Horizon Post Acute and Rehabilitation Center
  • Kelli Schiller, Prescott Nursing & Rehab
  • Jaclyn Serna, Winslow Campus of Care
  • Stacy Simms, Haven of Phoenix
  • Natasha Simpson, Coronado Health Care Center
  • Jamie Sirianni, Advanced Healthcare of Glendale
  • Jamie Summers, Mountain View Manor