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Ruth P. Shumaker Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Advanced Sterilization Products in honor of AORN President Ruth P. Shumaker to support an AORN member pursuing a Bachelor's degree. RN Applicants shall be a member of AORN ingood standing. Membership must be maintained continuously for 12 months prior to the June 30thapplication deadline and throughout the funding period. Membership is considered lapsed if full dues arenot received at AORN Headquarters by the last day of the renewal month. A cumulative 3.0 GPA averageis required and must be maintained for RN members. Student nurse applicants must submit proof ofacceptance or enrollment in a NLNAC or CCNE program at an accredited institution. RN member nursesmust be enrolled in an appropriate accredited institution for higher education. Applicant is responsible forsubmitting all materials, including application form, transcripts, resume or CV, personal statement andthree letters of endorsement.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: July of each year.

Eligibility: SAT: ACT: GPA: 3 Ethnicity: Residents of: Schools in: Affiliation: AORN Additional Restrictions: See synopsis

Contact Information:
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
AORN Scholarship Committee
2170 South Parker Rd., Suite 300
Denver, CO 80231
Phone: 800-755-2676 ext. 366
sstokes@aorn.org
http://www.aorn.org/foundation/scholarships.htm