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AWHONN Texas State Section Conference
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5/16/2019 to 5/18/2019
When: 5/16/2019
Where: Embassy Suites Frisco Hotel Convention Center and Spa
7600 John Q Hammons Dr
Frisco, Texas  75034
United States
Contact: Shelley White-Corey
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Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nurses

Scholarship for Nursing Students

State Conference, May 16 – 18, 2019

Frisco, Texas

Five scholarships will be awarded to nursing students who have an interest in pursuing a career in Perinatal Services. These scholarships will allow each winner to attend the AWHONN Texas State Conference and Pre-Conference to be held at the Embassy Suites Frisco Hotel Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas. In addition, each winner will be invited to the AWHONN Leadership dinner on Thursday, May 16, 2019.

Qualifications:

·         Candidate must be currently enrolled in a prelicensure nursing program

·         Candidate must be in good academic standing

·         Candidate must have an interest in pursuing a career in perinatal services

·         The application must be filled out completely with all attachments included (see next page). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please type or print your answers. If application is illegible it will be disqualified.

1.

Last Name:

First Name:

2.

Mailing Address:
Street: ________________________________________________________

City: State: ZIP: ________________________________________________

3.

Daytime Telephone Number:

4.

Email Address:

5.

Date of Birth:(MMDDYY)

6.

I currently attend nursing school at:

7.

I am currently enrolled in a: (Circle one)
ADN programBSN programDiploma program
Anticipated Graduation Date:_________(month)_________(year)

8.

Nursing area of Interest:

9.

Nursing school GPA (grade point average): __________ (On a 4.0 scale)

Required Attachments:

·         A brief essay (500 words or less) describing your demonstrated leadership ability. Please include examples. Explain why you chose nursing as your profession, and why you are pursuing this scholarship.

·         Your resume, including any community service activities and extracurricular activities/professional memberships, especially those related to health care.  Please note any leadership positions you have held within these activities. It should also list your GPA in nursing school, and any academic honors or special recognitions received in nursing school.

·         One Letter of Recommendation from a nursing faculty or clinical instructor. Letter must be typed on the school letterhead, which includes faculty’s name, credentials, and email address. Signature should be hand-written. Letters may be submitted electronically directly from the faculty to the email address below or submitted in a sealed envelope along with the application.

Consent for Participation:

I understand that, should I be awarded the AWHONN Texas Conference-Leadership scholarship, I will be granted free registration to the State Conference 2019.  All meals are included in this award.  In addition, I will be invited to participate in the Leadership dinner on Thursday, May 16.  All lodging and transportation will be the responsibility of the awardee.

I have read, understand and agree to the consent and conditions of acceptance of this scholarship application.

Applicant’s signature (electronic signatures not accepted):

___________________________________________________________________

Please return completed application to:

Shelley White-Corey

702 Aster Dr.

College Station, TX 77845

Deadline: March 31, 2018. Winners will be notified by April 15, 2018.  

If you have any questions about the application, please email the Coordinator, Shelley White-Corey, at BrazosValleyAWHONN@gmail.com

 

Scholarship for Nursing Students link application:  Scholarship for Nursing Students

 

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