PCA Nurse Aide I Scholarship Program

Aware Senior Care’s Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Nurse Aide I Scholarship Program will award graduating Certified Nurse Aide I students $600 to cover or defray out-of-pocket costs incurred going through a North Carolina accredited NA I (CNA) program such as Wake Technical Community College’s NA I program.

We are offering this program to our PCA employees to further their professional home health aide skills and further their careers in health care.

The $600 Aware Nurse Aide I Scholars Award payments will be paid on milestones based on both time and average hours worked per week.  Requirements:

  • The employee averages at least 25 hrs. a week or 50 hrs. per pay period for the length of the program.
  • The clock on the NA I PCA scholarship program starts once the employee finishes the Nurse Aide I (CNA) coursework. We do not need to wait on the successful completion of your NA I exam and your listing on the NC Nurse Aide registry.
  • Milestone Payments:
    o $200 paid after successful completion of the 90-day initial employment period
    o $200 +4 Months after 90-days and be in good employment standing
    o $200 final payment +4 months from last milestone and be in good employment standing


  • To receive milestone payments, you must achieve your listing on the NC Nurse Aide registry.
  • Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and delays with NA I testing, we will support and encourage graduating students to work as home health aides immediately after graduation.

Aware Senior Care provides award-winning, in-home companion care, personal care and nursing services to seniors and those who are disabled or chronically ill. We believe in taking a holistic approach with every client by considering the whole person, not just the services we can provide.

Learn more about Aware Senior Care by visiting our web site at www.awareseniorcare.com and/or call 919-436-1871.

Aware Senior Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, visit our Employment page, or contact us online or call our office at (919) 436-1871 for more information.