Scholarship deadline March 1 – apply today for your nursing scholarship!

Scholarship deadline March 1 – apply today for your nursing scholarship!

AAMC Foundation will award twelve $5,000 scholarships this year! Scholarship applications are now being accepted. Deadline to submit is March 1, 2012. 

Here’s another testimony from Ann Marie Holland, RN, (top right) who works in Clinical Education & Professional Development and Edwards Surgical Units. Ann Marie received the Shirley A. Wheeler Nursing Scholarship in 2011:

“Incomprehensible joy is the best description for how I felt when I received the call stating I had been chosen as a scholarship recipient. I was so grateful to the donor and committee. I am currently taking classes towards my Masters Degree in Nursing Education at Stevenson University. The courses are 8 weeks, costing approximately $1700 each, not including books. The scholarship money has allowed me to take 1.5 additional classes and cover my books. I have made the best use of this God-sent gift and look forward to completing my studies.”

Ruby Vlcej, RN, (bottom right) who works in Flex Unit, received the AAMC Medical Staff Nursing Scholarship in 2011:

“AAMC has provided me with three great opportunities to help strengthen my professional career: Tuition Assistance, Project Advance, and being 2011 scholarship winner. Receiving a scholarship was a very rewarding feeling, which gave me a sense of great accomplishment. (It) has meant the world and has greatly helped me on my journey in becoming an effective nurse leader. Thanks AAMC.”

For scholarship eligibility and guidelines, read Are you in nursing school? Apply for a Nursing Scholarship!

Applications are available via the Nursing Web site. Contact Sandy Fox at sfox@aahs.org with questions.

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