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Foundation for Neonatal Research and Education Scholarships and Research Grants

The Foundation for Neonatal Research and Education offers scholarship opportunities to neonatal nurses who meet the following criteria: You must be officially admitted to a college or school of higher education for one of the following: (a) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (current RN), (b) Master in Science in Nursing for Advance Practice in Neonatal Nursing, (c) Doctoral degree in Nursin, (d) Master's or Post-Master degree in Nursing Administration or Business Management. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. You must be a professionally active neonatal nurse as evidenced by: Actively engaged in a service, research, or educational role that contributes directly to the health care of neonates or to the neonatal nursing profession (includes all professional neonatal nursing roles and neonatal nursing students). An active member of a professional association dedicated to enhancing neonatal nursing and the care of neonates whose mission is consistent with the mission of the Foundation for Neonatal Research and Education (FNRE). Must be a member longer than one year prior to submitting application. Demonstration of ongoing professional education in neonatal nursing as demonstrated by at least 10 contact hours in neonatal content in the past 24 months. orOr neonatal nurses enrolled in a degree nursing program (advanced or RN to BSN) during the same time period. You must not have received a FNRE scholarship or grant in the past five (5) years.

Amount Awarded: $

Number Awarded: Varies each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: No later than May 1st

Eligibility: Applicants must be a professionally active neonatal nurse, engaged in a service, research, or educational role that contributes directly to the health care of neonates or to the neonatal nursing profession. They must be 1) an active member of a professional association dedicated to enhancing neonatal nursing and the care of neonates, and 2) pursuing an advanced or an RN to BSN degree.

Additional Information: This program includes the Matthew Hester Scholarship. Scholarship award notifications will be mailed by September 1st of each year.

Contact Information:
Foundation for Neonatal Research and Education
East Holly Avenue, Box 56
Pitman, NJ 08071
856/256-2343
Fax: 856/589-7463
http://www.inurse.com/fnre/