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FL GAPNA $1500 dollar scholarship.

Posted 11 months ago by Alan Eddison

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FL-GAPNA Scholarship Award

$1500 Scholarship Award for Outstanding Advanced Practice Nursing Student

The FL-GAPNA CHAPTER of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) seeks to recognize one outstanding student currently enrolled in an advanced practice nursing (APRN) program. This award is for a student who exemplifies the goals of FL- GAPNA by demonstrating a commitment to gerontological nursing and improving the care of older adults.

The award and a $1500.00 check will be presented at the April 27-28, 2018 “Leading the Way in Caring for the Older Adult” Conference in Orlando, FL. Winners must accept scholarship award at the meeting.

Deadline: March 1, 2018. All materials must be submitted by this date.

Awarders: FL-GAPNA Board of Directors

APRN students must complete and submit the application for this award.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the APRN student must submit:

  • proof of registered nurse license in Florida
  • proof of enrollment in an ARNP Master’s degree or Doctorate program in good standing
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Completed application.
  • Two references (May be attached in brief letter or phone contact with contact information)
  • A one page statement by the student addressing career goals and the award criteria

The scholarship will be awarded based on student’s one page statement addressing the award criteria:

  • Describes examples of how the applicant has advocated for quality care of older adults.
  • Explains how ARNP’s can promote communication and collaboration among health care providers.

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