Florida Chapter of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association

FL-GAPNA Scholarship Award

Posted almost 2 years ago by Michelle Lewis

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$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 RN 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 recipient will receive an email by April 1, 2020, and the $1500.00 check will be presented at our "Leading the Way in Caring for the Older Adult Conference" Saturday, April 25th.

Deadline: March 1, 2020. All materials must be submitted by this date.

Awarders: FL-GAPNA Board of Directors

Exclusion Criteria

  • Already licensed as an APRN 

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the APRN student must submit all of the following criteria before the deadline:

  • Proof of registered nurse license in Florida
  • Proof of enrollment in an APRN Master’s degree or Doctorate program in good standing
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two professional references (Maybe attached in a brief letter that includes reference’s contact information and signature)
  • Attached Scholarship Application 
  • A one-page statement by the student addressing:
    1. Career goals
    2. At least 2 examples of how the applicant has advocated for quality care of older adults.
    3. How APRN’s can promote communication and collaboration among health care providers.

Please send completed items to arnpmichelle@yahoo.com

Please call or email Michelle Lewis at 321-536-9089 or at the above email address with any questions.

Michelle Lewis, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC

FL-GAPNA president