Congratulations to Eurina Cha, assistant professor in the Chaminade School of Nursing, for receiving one of seven 2018 National League for Nursing (NLN) National Foundation for Nursing Education Scholarship Awards. This award is given each year to nurses who are pursuing advanced degrees to advance their careers as full-time nurse educators. Award recipients receive $8,000 to use toward a master or doctoral degree.
Eurina is currently in a Ph.D. program and writing her dissertation on cervical cancer perceptions, behaviors and challenges among Korean American immigrant women in Hawaii. Eurina is an Advanced Public Health nurse and has a strong passion for helping underserved populations and bringing diversity to nursing education.
She was presented with the award at the 2018 NLN Education Summit in Chicago on September 13. This year’s summit was the premiere gathering for nurse educators and celebrated 125 years of NLN leadership.