National Student Nurses’ Association
in Memory of Frances Tompkins
FNSNA Scholarship Application Now Available
Deadline for Submission: January 14, 2014
WHO IS ELIGIBLE? U.S. citizens and students with an Alien Registration number currently enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic doctorate, and generic master’s programs. Funds are not available for graduate study unless it is for a first degree in nursing.
Graduating high school seniors are NOT eligible.
HOW MUCH MONEY IS AVAILABLE? The NSNA Foundation awards over $345,000 annually in the general scholarship and promise of nursing programs. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000.
PROMISE OF NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS are available in selected regions of the US. Your school/college of nursing’s zip code determines eligibility for this new scholarship program which is supported by fund-raising events sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. Funds for this scholarship are supported by contributors in selected regions.
WHAT CRITERIA ARE USED FOR SELECTION? The scholarships are based on academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in nursing student organizations and community activities related to health care. Additional criteria may be required by some sponsors.
WHEN WILL THE SCHOLARSHIPS BE AWARDED? Scholarships are awarded in the spring of 2014 for use in summer school 2014 and the 2014 – 2015 academic year. Complete the FNSNA Scholarship Application today, if you would like more information regarding the scholarships that we offer or contact the FNSNA at (718) 210 – 0705.
WHO CHOOSES THE RECIPIENTS? A committee of faculty and students is appointed by the NSNA Foundation to select recipients.
ARE THERE ANY FEES INVOLVED? The completed application must be accompanied by a $10 processing fee.
WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED WITH THE APPLICATION? All applicants must submit a copy of their recent nursing school and college transcripts, or grade report. NSNA members must submit proof of their membership. Registered nurses in baccalaureate programs and licensed practical/vocational nurses in programs leading to registered nurse licensure must submit a copy
The Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association
Attention: Undergraduate Scholarship Program
45 Main Street Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201