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NJNS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP

WHO IS ELIGIBLE? 

  • National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) member enrolled in a New Jersey state-approved nursing program

  • Involvement in student nursing organizations and/or community health activities;

  • Ability to document academic achievement;

  • Ability to establish financial need;

 
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. 
 
WHEN WILL THE SCHOLARSHIPS BE AWARDED? 
Scholarships are awarded at the Opening Ceremony at the Annual NJNS Convention. 

This year, Opening Ceremony will be on February 28, 2019 at 11am. 
 
WHO CHOOSES THE RECIPIENTS? 
A prescribed committee of NJNS Board Members and Consultant will select recipients.
 
DEADLINE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS? 
Applications must be postmarked, on or before midnight of January 18, 2019. 

WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED WITH THE APPLICATION? 

A completed application includes a personal essay, resume, proof of NSNA membership, official transcript, financial  aid certification form, and two recommendations.  

Complete details can be found on the application.

IMPACT AWARD

            New Jersey Nursing Students, Inc. (NJNS) members have the opportunity to recognize an individual who has had an impact on their nursing education and/or career choice. This individual may be a dean, director, faculty, mentor or relative who demonstrates support to nursing students.

 

PURPOSE:

            NJNS has created this award to honor individuals who demonstrate educating and/or supporting a student’s professional development.

 

AWARDS:

            A total of three awards will be presented based on the essays submitted. Decisions of the committee will be final. The award will be given at our annual Deans/Directors luncheon on February 28, 2019. The recipient must be present at the luncheon.

 

CRITERIA:

The nominee must have made a substantial impact on the student during nursing school.

A complete application and essay describing the activities involved with the student must be submitted by January 12, 2018.