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The Patricia Smith Christensen Scholarship 

To provide a scholarship to assist a graduate nursing student who is pursuing her/his nursing education in the area of maternal-child or pediatric nursing. The scholarship will be awarded once during each biennium to the student with the greatest demonstrated potential for advanced study and research.

Deadline: March of each year.

Eligibility: Registered nurse with current license. Enrolled in a Master's or doctoral program in nursing. Preference will be given to a Canadian resident, other qualifications being equal. Preference will be given to Sigma Theta Tau International members, other qualifications being equal.

Additional Information: Letter from applicant outlining her/his reasons for pursuing advanced nursing education in the area of maternal-child or pediatric nursing and providing details about current program and future career plans. Curriculum vitae including the following: educational background, professional experience, honors and awards, publications or papers, and research experience/funded grants. Two letters of reference, one clinical and one academic. Academic standing in current or most recently completed educational program (official transcripts).

Contact Information:
The Patricia Smith Christensen Scholarship 
Sigma Theta Tau International
550 West North Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3191