University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
NCIN scholars at UCLA said the NCIN grants made them feel appreciated and that their experiences coming from disadvantaged communities were respected in the program.
Round 1: 2008 – 2009
Grace Kelly Lopez
Round 3: 2010 – 2011
Round 5: 2012 – 2013
UCLA’s school of nursing serves as a major pipeline to help meet the need for a diverse, well-qualified, and highly educated nursing workforce. NCIN program coordinators report that the NCIN tools, including the Mentoring and Leadership Development Toolkits and the Pre-Entry Immersion Program, were extremely helpful and easy to use. Nineteen of UCLA’s 20 NCIN scholars completed the accelerated MSN program, passed the NCLEX, and are employed at hospitals in California.