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Pearl Moore Career Development Awards

To provide funding for continuing education to professional RNs.

Amount Awarded: $2500

Number Awarded: 3 each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: November of each year.

Eligibility: Candidates must be currently employed as a staff nurse in oncology nursing with at least 75% of their time devoted to direct patient care. They must have 2 or more years in oncology nursing practice and possess or be pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing. Selection is based on clarity and relevance of the professional goals statement; past attendance at relevant continuing education programs; potential for continuing professional practice in oncology nursing; quality of application, in terms of grammar, punctuation, syntax, conciseness, and completeness; and immediate supervisor's written comments regarding the nominee's clinical practice and basis for recommendation. This award is not intended to supplement tuition in a bachelor's or master's program.

Contact Information:
Oncology Nursing Foundation
501 Holiday Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
412/921-7373
Fax: 412/921-6565
member@ons.org
www.ons.org