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Mary Opal Wolanin Graduate Scholarship

To provide financial assistance to graduate student members of the NGNA.

Amount Awarded: $1500

Number Awarded: 1 or more each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: July of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to members of the NGNA who are majoring in gerontology/geriatric nursing and carrying at least 6 units at a school accredited by the NLN. Applicants must submit 3 letters of recommendation, a current school catalog describing courses with gerontological nursing content, all academic transcripts (at least a 3.0 GPA is required), a statement of purpose for requesting the scholarship, a statement of future professional and educational goals, and a statement of financial need. U.S. citizenship is required.

Additional Information: Recipients must be willing to serve on the honors and awards committee for a minimum of 1 year and must agree to attend the association's annual conference.

Contact Information:
National Gerontological Nurses Association
7794 Grow Drive
Pensacola, FL 32514
Fax: 850/484-8762