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ONS Foundation Bachelor's Scholarships

Scholarship Description

Scholarships are available to individuals that currently possess an RN license and to those who are not currently registered nurses (non-RN).  A minimum of one bachelor scholarship is available annually to a non-RN applicant residing in Ohio or West Virginia.One scholarship will be offered with a preference to nurses working in radiation oncology and is in memory of Julie Earle.  This scholarship is made possible by the family and friends of Julie.  Julie Earle, RN, BSN, OCN®, was a member of the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation Board of Directors who worked in radiation oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota for more than 21 years as a nurse and radiation therapist died in January 2009. Purpose: To provide scholarships to individuals who are interested in and committed to oncology nursing and pursuing a baccalaureate degree in nursing.Selection Criteria:Current RN applicant (Applicant is currently licensed as a registered nurse)  1. The candidate must be currently enrolled or have been accepted into a bachelor of nursing degree program at an NLN or CCNE accredited School of Nursing and enrolled in the academic year.  2. The candidate must have a current license to practice as a registered nurse and must have an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing.  3. At the end of each year of scholarship participation, the nurse shall submit a summary describing the education activities in which he/she participated.Non-RN and Non-RNHS applicant (Applicant is not currently licensed as a registered nurse)  1. The candidate must be currently enrolled in a bachelor of nursing degree program at an NLN or CCNE accredited School of Nursing for enrollment in the academic year. Non-RN applicants must be in the nursing component of the program. Candidates that already possess a bachelors degree in another field and applying to an accelerated program must have applied to the program prior to the application date and acceptance verified prior to June 1.  2. The candidate must have an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing.  3. High school students and individuals in the liberal arts component of a BSN program are not eligible.  4. At the end of each year of scholarship participation, the nurse shall submit a summary describing the education activities in which he/she participated.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior,

Type:

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 2000

Max Award: 2000

Deadline: 2018-02-01

Website: http://www.ons.org/Awards/FoundationAwards

Sponsoring Organization Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
125 Enterprise Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1214

Contact Person:

Phone: (412) 859-6100 / 877-369-5497 (toll free fax)

Fax: 412-859-6163

Web: http://www.ons.org/Awards/FoundationAwards

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