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Alabama Chapter of NAPNAP
Scholarship & Awards



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. 

Application Packet Due: Deadline April 30th, 2022


​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

    • 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

  • The online application AND all supporting documentation must be received by April 30th, 2022

  • The Board will not review late or incomplete packets.

  • Funds will be distributed by May 31, 2022 

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