The NFW Educational Scholarship Committee selected two WNA members to receive $1,000 each to support their educational goals. The recipients are as follows:
Stacey Stephens, Mdiv, BSN, RN, is from Cadott and is currently enrolled in a DNP at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. She is a graduate assistant for the College of Nursing and a staff nurse at Dove Healthcare – Wissota Health & Regional Vent Center. Stacey is pursuing a DNP in clinical adult and gerontology which she will use in her role as a nurse educator.
Abby Hammes, MSN, RN, BC, is from Madison and is currently enrolled in the Nursing PhD program in Policy and Leadership at University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is currently a teaching assistant for the School of Nursing.
The awardees will be recognized at WNA’s Annual Meeting on Friday, January 21, 2022, in Madison.
Nurses Foundation of Wisconsin Announces Educational Scholarship Award Application
The NFW Board of Directors is pleased to announce the availability of educational scholarship awards for nurses interested in pursuing a BSN Completion Degree, Nurse Educator, or other Master’s Degree in Nursing. The application deadline for the 2021 scholarship has passed. Scholarship recipients will be announced soon.
Keep an eye out for the 2022 scholarship application.
NFW Research Grants
The 2021 NFW Research Grant Awardee is Kathleen Elertson, MSN, RN, DNP, APNP. Dr. Elertson is from West Bend and is the Interim Director of Post-Licensure Program, for University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. Her research project title is Evaluation of Simulation Training on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for Adolescent Substance Abuse in Pre and Post Licensure Nursing Programs. NFW awarded Dr. Elertson $1,000 to support her research.
Our grant award will be recognized at WNA’s Annual Meeting on Friday, January 21, 2022, in Madison.
NFW Accepting Applications for Research or Quality Improvement Project Grants
The Nurses Foundation of Wisconsin Board of Directors has designated $1,500 in grant awards. Award amounts will vary depending on the project or study. The application deadline for the 2021 grant has passed. Grant recipents will be announced soon. Keep an eye out for the 2022 grant application.
Mary Barker APRN Nursing Scholarship – 2022 Application
This scholarship is for nurses currently enrolled in or about to begin graduate school. Up to four scholarships are awarded annually at a max of $2,000 each.
Deadline: March 15, 2022