NJNS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Must be a National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) member
Have completed one nursing course in a nursing program that prepares graduates for practice as registered nurse (Diploma, ADN, BSN)
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 Thursday, February 25, 2021. An invitation to the opening ceremony will be sent to all scholarship recipients. Recipients will be notified by February 10, 2021.
DEADLINE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS?
Must be postmarked on or before midnight February 1, 2021.
WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED WITH THE APPLICATION?
A completed application includes a personal essay, resume, photocopied NSNA membership card, official transcript, financial aid application confirmation, and two recommendations.
Complete and specific details can be found on the application.
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.
NJNS has created this award to honor individuals who demonstrate educating and/or supporting a student’s professional development.
A total of three awards will be presented based on the essays submitted. The decisions of the committee will be final. The award will be given at our virtual annual convention. The recipient must be present to receive the award.
The nominee must have made a substantial impact on the student during nursing school.
A completed application and essay describing the activities involved with the student must be submitted by February 1, 2021.