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2019 Millennial Nurse Scholarship
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Kimberly-Clark/ Huggies® is generously supporting four scholarships to millennial nurses, including complimentary registration, hotel, and airfare to attend the AWHONN Annual Convention in Atlanta, GA, June 8-12, 2019. Recipients will also receive a one-year full membership to AWHONN. Award recipients will be announced in April 2019. 

 

Eligibility

 

To apply for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:

 

  • The applicant must have been born on or after 1981
  • The applicant is registered nurse with three years’ experience in labor and delivery, postpartum, antepartum or women’s health OR new nurse that wants to pursue entering neonatal, women’s health or obstetrics specialties.
  • The applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or currently enrolled in BSN to MSN Program
  • The applicant has not previously attended an AWHONN Annual Convention.

 

Application Process

 

Deadline: Tuesday, March 15, 2019 at 5:00 PM EST

 

1.         The applicant must submit a three (3) minute (maximum) video summarizing (less than 30 MB) that answers the following questions;

  • Why did you become a nurse?
  • Why did you go into neonatal, obstetric, or women’s health specialty? Or why do you want to enter one of these specialties?
  • Why is the role of nurse important today?
  • In United States, the rate of maternal morbidity is all time high, how do you believe your role as nurse can better outcomes for childbearing mothers?
  • How would attending the AWHONN Annual Convention make a difference for you as a new neonatal, perinatal or women’s health nurse or as a nurse going into one of these specialties?

2.         The applicant must submit CV/resume

3.         The applicant must submit letter of recommendation from supervisor, professor or AWHONN Section leader

4.         The candidate must be able to attend AWHONN Convention in June if awarded.

 

 

Application Guidelines

 

Submission of Letter of Recommendation

 

  •  The supporter must indicate why the applicant would gain from the opportunity to attend AWHONN’s Annual Convention, as well many benefits and resources of professional development of 1 year membership to AWHONN. 
  • The letter must be signed, and include the contact information of the supporter. The letter must be submitted in Word or PDF format, single spaced with a minimum text font of 12 points, and margins must not be smaller than 0.5 on any side. 

 

Submission of CV/Resume

 

  •  The applicant must submit CV/resume with their professional work experience, educational background and any accomplishments in Word or PDF format. The document must be single spaced with a minimum text font of 12 points, margins must not be smaller than 0.5 on any side. 

 

Best Practices for Video Submission

 

We encourage that you keep the following best practices prior to submitting the link for your video.

  • Be creative!
  • Identify a reasonable and quiet place(s) with good lighting to record your video
  • Enlist a fellow colleague, friend or family member to help you record your video
  • Turn the volume up and speak clearly on your device. If we can’t hear you, we will not be able to record or know your story.
  • Once you have finished recording your video, remember to save your video on more than one drive (i.e. Google Drive and USB drive, Dropbox or similar). This will ensure that you do lose your video
  • Submit your video link. To share your video link, you will have utilize “Share” option on your drive and “Copy link” from your drive. You can “Paste” the video link into the application form.

 

Questions?

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns related to your application at scholarship@awhonn.org.

NOTE: This online form must be completed in its entirety and submitted it one (1) time. Incomplete entries will not be saved. Applications will not be accepted by mail, fax or email.

 

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