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The Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania Future Nurse Leader Scholarship

Information And Application

NFP will begin accepting applications on January 1, 2019.
Questions may be directed at any time to Paula Lasecki at 717-827-4369 or email plasecki@thenfp.org.

The Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania Future Nurse Leader Scholarship exists to provide scholarships to students demonstrating leadership skills in their pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in an accredited BSN program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Criteria

  1. The applicant must attend an accredited BSN program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  2. Applicants must be full-time students.
  3. Students should have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.
  4. Students are required to submit completed application.
  5. Previous recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to apply.
  6. May only apply to one NFP scholarship per calendar year, excluding the Jack Barger scholarship.

How to Apply

Applications must be accompanied by:

  • Official transcript of most recent grades (Fall Semester); Include current course of enrollment on official letterhead
  • Two letters of reference on official letterhead, with at least one being an academic contact (letters should describe the applicant’s scholastic abilities, leadership qualities and community service)
  • Completed essays
  • Submit a high-resolution professional headshot for publicity use by PSNA/NFP (NOTE: selfies or phone camera photos are not acceptable)

Application can only be submitted via website (application form below).

Application deadline is March 30, 2019

If you need to mail or email any transcripts or reference letters please send to:

Paula Lasecki 
plasecki@thenfp.org
ATTN: NFP Scholarships,
3605 Vartan Way,
Suite 204,
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Post-Award Requirements:

  1. Within one year, recipients must agree to send a note detailing their academic milestones to NFP’s board of trustees (c/o NFP) for NFP promotional purposes.
  2. As able, scholarship recipients are asked to “pay their gratitude forward” through one or more of the following means to advance the nursing profession:
    • Volunteering service to NFP,
    • Contributing to the mission of NFP;
    • Making an unrestricted financial gift to NFP; and/or
    • Otherwise ensuring the perpetuity of NFP.
  3. Upon graduation, provide NFP with your year of graduation and updated contact information. This will be used by NFP when sending invitations and information.
  4. On a regular basis, provide voluntary submission of published articles and other professional works for use in PSNA/NFP publications and publicity.

Apply For Scholarship

  • Applicant Information

  • Current School of Nursing Enrollment

    School listed below is where your official transcript should be mailed from if already in program.
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  • Academic Qualifications

  • Application File Submissions

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  • Essay Topics

    Applicant shall submit answers to these two essay questions (no more than one single-spaced typed page each).

    1. Explain a situation where you served as a leader during: a group project, an organized work project, or a community service project. Explain your role and how individuals responded to your leadership.
    2. Having identified your leadership example, identify one area of potential growth. What experiences will you seek to strengthen this area?
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