Alabama Chapter of NAPNAP

Scholarship & Grant Awards

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. Alabama Chapter will award a $1000 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. NAPNAP is now accepting applications for this scholarship. Additionally, applicants must be a member of NAPNAP.

 

ALABAMA CHAPTER NAPNAP ANNUAL GRANT

2020 FOCUS: DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION

The Alabama Chapter of NAPNAP is committed to excellence in pediatric care. We also believe and share National NAPNAP’s position on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are interested in fostering and supporting our members invested in community initiatives furthering these core values. The Alabama Chapter announces an annual grant award of $1000 to a NAPNAP Alabama member involved or planning a project aligned with NAPNAP Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement below. NAPNAP is now accepting applications for this grant.

 

NAPNAP Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement

The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) values and champions diversity, equity, and inclusion. The organization recognizes and embraces that unique, forward‐thinking perspectives, ideas, approaches, and contributions emerge from having the broadest diversity of members and staff. NAPNAP is committed to inclusive policies and practices that provide an enriching, supportive and respectful climate, which allows members to thrive and succeed in practice, advocacy, education, research, and leadership at local, regional, national, and international levels. NAPNAP actively recruits and welcomes all races, backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, genders, ethnicities, ages, abilities, and countries of origin; rejects all acts of discrimination, and supports efforts to provide a safe environment for all children and their families absent of discrimination and in recognition of their individuality and resilience.

Application Packet Due: December 31st, 2020 

Qualifications

​Annual Scholarship

  • Current 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) 

  • Application Process

  • Complete the application

Annual Grant

2020 Focus: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion 

  • All current NAPNAP members residing in Alabama

  • If working: No current discipline within the workplace, verifiable by the employer/director/supervisor.

  • If a student: In good academic standing within the school setting, verifiable by the advisor or administration.

  • Involvement or intention for proposed project aligned with NAPNAP Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement.

Application Process
  • Complete the online application
     

Annual Scholarship

  • 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
       

  • The online application AND all supporting documentation must be received by December 31st, 2020
     

  • The Board will not review late or incomplete packets. 

 

Annual Grant

2020 Focus: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

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

    • A grant proposal that addresses the applicant's involvement or intention for a proposed project aligned with NAPNAP Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement (see criteria forms below)

      • Typed, 12 point font, Times New Roman

      • Double spaced with standard 1-inch margins

      • Length: 2-page minimum, 6-page maximum to accommodate budget

      • Correct grammatical construction and spelling 

    • At least two letters of recommendation:

      • At least one from a current supervisor or school 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 December 31st, 2020
     

  • The Board will not review late or incomplete packets. 

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