American Psychiatric Nurses Association Board of Directors
Student Scholarship Program 2013
Announcing the Recipients of the 2013 APNA Board of Directors Student Scholarship!
Nursing students from across the United States were invited to apply and nursing faculty are invited to nominate one or more students from their school for the 2013 APNA BOD Student Scholarship Program. This scholarship includes registration, travel and lodging expenses to attend the APNA 27th Annual Conference, October 9-12, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. In addition, winners receive one year complimentary membership in the APNA.
The application period is now closed. Please note that only completed applications received on or before July 22, 2013 will be considered. All required information on your submission must be completed before the deadline. There will be no exceptions.
Eligibility and selection criteria
If applying as a GRADUATE Student: At the time of nomination, be a full-time or part-time graduate student enrolled in an accredited nursing program leading to a Master’s or Doctoral degree in nursing with an emphasis on psychiatric mental health nursing.
**Take a peek at what you will need for entering the application: Click here to view screen shots of the Graduate Application.
If applying as an PRELICENSURE/UNDERGRADUATE Student: Be a full-time student enrolled in a state-approved nursing program leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse (Associate Degree, Diploma, Baccalaureate, generic masters, generic doctorate) at the time of nomination. Students who graduated in Spring 2013 are eligible. Undergraduate students need to express an interest in psychiatric mental health nursing.
**Take a peek at what you will need for entering the application: Click here to view screen shots of the Prelicensure/Undergraduate Application.
For both Graduate and Prelicensure/Undergraduate Applicants:
Have completed more than 50% of the total credits required for graduation.
Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
Have a letter of nomination/recommendation from an APNA member (Program Director / Nominating Faculty / Nurse Professional) which speaks to the nominee/applicant's interest and/or performance in psychiatric mental health nursing.
Must meet all travel requirements and participate in the APNA 27th Annual Conference, October 9-12, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.
Sign the necessary release forms.
Provide post-conference evaluation of the program.
Participate in an APNA project (details will be provided to scholarship recipients).
There is no limit on the number of students nominated from your school.
Required Document to Upload at the end of Application
Nomination / Recommendation Letter - Click here to download the Nomination / Recommendation form that will need to be completed and uploaded later in the submission process. Remember, this person should speak to the nominee/applicant's interest and/or performance in psychiatric mental health nursing and must be an APNA member.
**These documents must be uploaded onto the online submission site. No separately emailed or mailed documents will be accepted.