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WOCN Advanced Degree Scholarships

To provide financial assistance to graduate students interested in preparing for a career in Enterostomal Therapy (ET) nursing.

Amount Awarded: $2000

Number Awarded: 1 or more each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: July of each year.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this program, applicants must be currently seeking a master's or doctoral degree in nursing; have graduated from an ET nursing education program at a school accredited by WOCN; have Board Certification in ET nursing; be a current and active member of WOCN; be currently enrolled or accepted into an accredited nursing program (full or part time); have earned at least a 3.0 GPA; be working or have previously worked as an ET nurse; have at least 2 years of ET nursing experience within the past 5 years; and have a current RN licensure. Selection is based on merit, compliance with the eligibility requirements, and financial need.

Additional Information: Recipients must be enrolled in an ET nursing education program during the award period to receive funding.

Contact Information:
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
Attn: Chair, WOCN Scholarship Committee
1550 South Coast Highway, Suite 201
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
888/224-9626
Fax: 949/376-3456
www.wocn.org