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Nursing Scholarship Opportunity Available

Friday, August 2, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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Now Accepting Fall Scholarship Applications
Advanced Educational Scholarship

The Advanced Education Program is a scholarship award program that offers financial aid to offset the costs of a Master’s or Doctoral Degree or NP Certificate. Scholarship applicants must hold a current certification from the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB®) to apply.

Applications must be submitted by the deadline date of November 1, 2019 .

Application Requirements:
  • Seeking a Master’s or Doctoral Degree or Nurse Practitioner Certificate.
  • Proof of a current, unrestricted RN license.
  • Active member of the WOCN® Society.
  • Proof of certification by the WOCNCB in one or more areas of WOC nursing.
  • Proof of current or previous employment as a wound, ostomy and/or continence nurse for three years during the last five years.
  • Proof of current enrollment, acceptance, or completion/graduation (within three months of completion/graduation) from an NLN accredited nursing program/course, or other accredited college and/or university program/course for non-nursing degrees.
  • Complete application.
  • Three satisfactory letters of recommendation from professional associates who have known the applicant for at least one year (one from current employer, preferred).
  • Has not received an educational scholarship award from the WOCN Society Foundation in the last three years.
Please share this information with anyone who you think would benefit from an Advanced Educational Scholarship.
Listen to the WOCTalk podcast episode " The WOCN Foundation Scholarship Program for WOC Nurses, " in which we sit down with Carole Bauer, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, OCN, CWOCN, the current Chair of the WOCN Society Scholarship Committee to discuss her career, her role as the Chair and the WOCN Foundation Scholarship Program for WOC nurses, and she gives very helpful suggestions for submitting a successful application.

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