The Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania (NFP), a supporting organization of the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA), is now accepting scholarship applications. The following scholarships will be awarded:
- Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund: The Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund exists to provide scholarships to students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for nursing students in their second semester or more of nursing school. This fund awards five $2,000 scholarships per year.
- NFP Future Nurse Leader Scholarship: NFP Future Nurse Leader Scholarship exists to provide scholarships to students demonstrating leadership skills in their pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in an accredited BSN program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This fund awards two $1,000 scholarships per year.
- Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund: The recipient must be at least one of the following: active duty service member, U.S. veteran, child/spouse of a veteran, or active duty service member. Recipients must be a resident of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate student. This fund awards six $1,000 scholarships per year.
- The Alumni Association Scholarship Fund of the Former Albert Einstein Medical Center – Nursing School of Philadelphia: This fund provides scholarships to students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree, whether baccalaureate, graduate, or post-graduate. This fund awards five $2,000 scholarships per year.
For application requirements, visit www.theNFP.org/scholarships. Applications must be received by March 30, 2019. All applications must be submitted electronically via NFP’s website. Questions can be directed to PSNA/NFP Chief of Staff Jennifer Neidig at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about NFP, visit www.theNFP.org. NFP is organized and operated to support the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association’s (PSNA) efforts to enhance nursing and healthcare.
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NFP ensures nurses for tomorrow. NFP is a recipient of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations’ Seal of Excellence for successfully completing rigorous Standards for Excellence® accreditation program. The official registration and financial information of the NFP may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania, 800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. www.theNFP.org
The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) is the non-profit voice for nurses in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Representing more than 221,000 nurses, PSNA leads, advocates, educates and connects with registered nurses across the Commonwealth. PSNA is a constituent member of the American Nurses Association. www.psna.org
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