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March of Dimes Nursing Scholarships

To provide financial assistance to RN's enrolled in graduate programs of maternal and child nursing.

Amount Awarded: $5000

Number Awarded: 4 each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: January of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to RN's who are enrolled in an graduate programs in maternal and child nursing. Applicants must be a member ACNM, NANN, or AWHONN. They must submit 2-page essay on their educational plan; career goals and how they correlate with the mission of the March of Dimes to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality; past, current, and planned involvement in nursing for mothers and infants; and why the applicant should be awarded the scholarship. Financial need is not considered in the selection process.

Contact Information:
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
Attn: Vice President of Research
1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
914/997-4556
Fax: 914/997-4560
kkroder@modimes.org
www.modimes.org