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Scholarships & Grants

Nightingale Scholarship

 

A $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified high school senior who is enrolled full-time in a NYS accredited baccalaureate RN nursing program beginning in the fall semester post-high school graduation.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • New York State residency
  • Acceptance into a NYS generic 4-year BSN nursing program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Full-time study
  • Graduating from a NYS high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
  • Evidence of community service during their high school career
  • Maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA during 4 years of a generic BSN program

 

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St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association Nurse Educator Scholarship

 

A $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified registered nurse advancing his/her education to complete academic credentials for a nurse educator position.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • New York State residency
  • Acceptance into a nursing education program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Full-time or part-time study as defined by the admitting education program
  • If enrolled in a graduate education program, minimum current GPA of 3.5; if undergraduate, minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Agreement to teach a minimum of one year in an accredited nursing education program in New York State after completion of degree
  • Approved awardees may apply for one subsequent grant.  Applicants who are denied are eligible to reapply

 

Past Recipients:

  • 2020  Ebony Samuel-Bakpessi
  • 2019  Donna Cutting
  • 2018  Francine Laterza
  • 2017  Carrie Rewakowski
  • 2016  Kattiria Gonzalez
  • 2015  Linda Kelly
  • 2014  Patricia Manocchi and Paige Synesael

 

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Dr. Barbara Zittel Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Scholarship

 

A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified registered nurse advancing his/her education to complete a baccalaureate degree in nursing.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • New York State residency
  • Acceptance into a baccalaureate degree in a nursing program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Full-time or part-time study
  • If already enrolled in a New York based RN to BS degree program, minimum current GPA of 3.0
  • Applicants who are denied are eligible to reapply for a subsequent year

 

Past Recipients:

  • 2020  Aleesha LaBounty
  • 2019  Yvette Savaria
  • 2018  Katie Swanson
  • 2017  Catherine Barry
  • 2016  Mandi Conroy

 

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The Noah Tubbs Family Trust Nursing Research Grant

 

A $5,000 grant will be awarded to a qualified registered nurse pursuing nursing research.  Special consideration will be given to nurses pursuing research in the field of geriatrics.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Reside in and/or practice professional nursing in New York State
  • Have a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing from a nursing program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Licensed as a registered professional nurse in New York State
  • Approved awardees may apply for one subsequent grant. Applicants who are denied are eligible to reapply for a subsequent year

 

Past Recipients:

  • 2018  Natina Reed

 

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The Mary J. Finnin Grant for Nursing Innovation in Oncology

 

A $5,000 grant will be awarded to a qualified registered nurse who is currently pursuing or interested in pursuing nursing innovation in the field of oncology.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Reside in and/or practice professional nursing in New York State
  • Have a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing from a nursing program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Licensed as a registered professional nurse in New York State

 

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