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Alabama Chapter of NAPNAP
Scholarship & Grants

2023 Scholarship Details and Deadlines will be published by the end of February 2023. Please continue to check back for updates. You may email kara.short@childrensal.org if you have additional questions in the interim. 

Grants will be offered every 2 years with the next opportunity being the 2023-2024 fiscal year of NAPNAP. 

ALABAMA CHAPTER NAPNAP ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Alabama Chapter of NAPNAP is committed to excellence in care provided to children as well as excellence in education. The Alabama Chapter will be awarding a scholarship to a licensed nursing student pursuing a Master’s of Science in Nursing, Post-Master’s Certificate or Doctor of Nursing Practice as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner with plans to focus on pediatric practice. Applicants must be a member of both the NAPNAP and the Alabama Chapter of NAPNAP. 

Qualifications

​Annual Scholarship

  • Current NAPNAP AND Alabama NAPNAP member, residing in Alabama

  • Enrolled in an accredited program located in Alabama leading to eligibility to sit for certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner with plans to focus on pediatric care

  • Good academic standing

  • Formal acceptance into and/or enrolled in an Advanced Practice Nursing Program

  • At least two semesters remaining in the program (can include current semester) 

  • Complete the application process below

Application Process
  • Complete the online application

  • Submit all supporting documentation to napnap.al@gmail.com

    • Transcript(s) (unofficial accepted) from all colleges and universities attended

    • An essay that adheres to the Essay Guidelines (see criteria forms below)

      • Discussion of how you will use your degree to improve the health status and/or social conditions of children and their families

      • A statement summarizing your career goals

      • Description of your involvement in extracurricular and community activities

      • Typed, 12 point font, Times New Roman

      • Double spaced with standard 1-inch margins

      • Length: 2-page minimum, 3-page maximum

      • Correct grammatical construction and spelling 

    • At least two letters of recommendation:

      • At least one from current nursing faculty on official letterhead

      • A member of any nursing professional organization may complete the remaining letter

      • The letter should speak to the applicant's potential for impact, influence, or advancement of the profession

    • A current curriculum vitae or resume

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