|Nurse in Washington Internship 2017|
Application for Scholarship
Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI)
March 12-14, 2017
About the NIWI Program
AWHONN’s Board of Directors will makeTWO scholarships available for AWHONN members to attend the Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) program in the Washington, DC area. NIWI provides nurses with the opportunity to learn how to influence health care through the legislative process. This three-day conference will energize and prepare attendees to become actively involved in the health policy process at the local, state and national levels. For more information about the NIWI program, visit the Nursing Organizations Alliance’s website.
AWHONN member and upcoming Board of Director, Cheryl Larry-Osman, shares her NIWI experience and why nurses must use their voices to advocate for funding and support. http://bit.ly/21M9i2o
About the ScholarshipsTwo scholarships of up to $3,000 will be offered to assist in covering expenses such as: travel, lodging, meals and registration for the NIWI conference. One scholarship is intended for an advocacy novice and the other is intended for someone with more advocacy experience.
Applicants will receive notification of their selection by February 3, 2017. All monies will be issued as reimbursement for expenses.
We regret that advance payments will not be available, and all receipts must be itemized and submitted within 30 days following the conference for reimbursement.
To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:
Please return completed application package to:
Kerri Wade, MPA
Director, Government & Media Affairs
1800 M Street, NW Suite 740 South
Washington, DC 20036