To help students become the leaders in the field of nursing, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing is actively offering Geraldine Polly Bednash Scholarship Programs. The foundation has made available two amazing funding programs in the field of nursing for students. Applicants must be admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with Castle Branch or have submitted their application to a nursing school through NursingCAS.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing supports the aspiration of students who want to establish a career in the field of nursing and holds the potential to give their best as a nurse. These scholarships will remove all the financial constraints that students might be facing in obtaining a quality education in this field. These programs will encourage students to maintain a good academic record and invest more time in their studies. These schemes have created to motivate students to continue their education by lessening the impact of their cost of education.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing is a US-based organization that has been working for establishing a quality standard for nursing education and influencing the nursing profession to improve health care. It has also been promoting public support for nursing education, research and practice. It has 121 member institutions and over 50,000 faculty members.
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|Organization||American Association of Colleges of Nursing|
|Number of Awards||2|
Who May Be Eligible
The following requirements must be met in order to be eligible for these programs:
- Applicants must maintain at least a 3.2-grade point average in the current program or at last school attended;
- Aspirants must be admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with Castle Branch or have submitted your application to a nursing school through NursingCAS;
- Candidates must be in good academic standing at their institutions.
How to Apply
To get this fund, you need to fill out an online application form given at the official site of the organization. In the form, you have to provide the information such as name, address, email and current academic information etc. The information must be right and complete.
The foundation has available two scholarships each of $5,000 in amount. These scholarships will be given to qualified applicants four times each year to cover their educational cost. This award can be used to defray the cost of students’ tuition or pay for their other education-related expenses such as books, accommodation, supplies, etc.
Application deadlines are January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31. Candidates need to take these deadlines into consideration. Early applications are encouraged.