Joel and Dena Gambord Nursing Scholarship

Dena and Joel Gambord

Dena & Joel Gambord

The Joel and Dena Gambord Nursing Scholarship at the Community Foundation for Monterey County was founded with the mission to develop professional nurses in the Monterey Bay area. The scholarship achieves this mission by supporting nursing students in the California State University at Monterey Bay’s Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. Completion of a BSN qualifies students for advanced professional career opportunities in a wide array of healthcare settings.

Guidelines and Application

Joel and Dena Gambord Nursing Scholarship Guidelines


  • Enroll in the BSN program at CSUMB
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need
  • community service experience

Scholarship Details

  • Up to $15,000 per year depending on unmet need ($5,000 per term)

Important Dates

Application Available: January
Application Due: Mid-March
Decisions Announced: Late April