National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Foundation Elaine Gelman Scholarship

Description: 
The purpose of this annual scholarship is to support the education of a nurse practitioner student who demonstrates the ability to articulate and follow through an innovative solution through clinical competence, academic achievement, and involvement in political activism relating to a pediatric health care issue. Preference is given to applicants in an accredited PNP program or those with interest or experience in health policy or advocacy.
Qualifications: 
Applicant must be a full or part time NP student enrolled in an accredited NP program with an expected graduation date of two years or less. Preference will be given to applicants in a PNP program or those with interest or experience in health policy or advocacy. Applicants must submit two (2) letters of support from professional colleagues addressing the applicant’s clinical competence, academic achievement, and involvement in political activism relating to health care issues. In addition, a statement of 200 words or less explaining the student’s reason for applying and demonstrating the student’s ability to articulate and follow through on an innovative solution to a health care problem must be submitted.
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