Applications are now being accepted for 2023 NFW Educational Scholarships
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The Nurses Foundation of Wisconsin desires to provide financial assistance to a registered nurse in Wisconsin who demonstrates the potential of contributing to professional nursing in Wisconsin.
The successful candidate is pursuing a BSN completion program, graduate nursing degree, master’s degree, or Doctor in Nursing Practice (DNP) with preparation in a role other than an APRN or PhD in nursing.
Up to $4,000 will be allocated for this year’s scholarships. Money to fund the scholarship is obtained through donations to NFW.
- The candidate must have a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Wisconsin.
- The candidate must be a member of the Wisconsin Nurses Association.
- The candidate must provide verification of enrollment in a nursing degree program, BSN completion, master’s in nursing degree other than APRN or PhD in nursing program that are either NLN or CCNE accredited school of nursing.
- The candidate must be enrolled in the academic year following application.
- The candidate must demonstrate a potential to contribute to professional nursing in Wisconsin.
- The candidate must demonstrate a financial need.
- Completed applications are accepted until November 15, 2023.
- Applications are reviewed by the NFW Educational Scholarships and Grants Committee, and names of selected awardees are submitted to the NFW Board of Directors for approval on December 5, 2023.
- The NFW President will notify applicants of the outcome of the awards process on December 8, 2023.
- The awardees are to attend the Friday January 19, 2024, WNA Annual Meeting to receive their award and be recognized.
- Applicant must complete the online application form and upload electronic copies of the following:
- Copy of the State of Wisconsin Certificate of Registration (State of WI RN License)
- Evidence of WNA membership
- Evidence of acceptance/enrollment in a BSN completion program, master’s or DNP nursing degree program, PhD program, at an NLN or CCNE- accredited School of Nursing
- Curriculum vitae or resume
- Letter that identifies:
- Professional goals.
- How the applicant plans to contribute to professional nursing care in Wisconsin.
- Progress in his/her course of study (not to exceed one page, please)
- One letter of support addresses the applicant’s qualifications.
- Written description of financial need
- Applications from previous NFW winners will not be considered. For questions contact Bri@wisconsinnurses.org