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Mary Opal Wolanin Scholarship
The Mary Opal Wolanin Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships were established to provide financial assistance to students intending to work with older adults. Applicants must intend to work in a gerontology/geriatric setting after graduation. A $500.00 scholarship may be awarded for each category. Applications must be submitted to NGNA no later than May 28, 2014.
Download the Application Form from the association's website
Email completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate — A nursing student with a major in gerontology/geriatric nursing enrolled in a nationally accredited nursing program in the U.S. and carrying a minimum of six credits. A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded at the annual convention.
Undergraduate — Eligible applicants include full-time or part-time nursing students in a nationally accredited U.S. school of nursing. Applicants must intend to work in a gerontology/geriatric setting after graduation. A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded at the annual convention.
Gerontological Nursing Student Leadership Award
Sponsored by the NGNA Fellows
Graduate—Eligible applicants include graduate nursing students with a major focus in gerontology/geriatric nursing who are enrolled in a U.S. accredited graduate school of nursing and registered for a minimum of six credits during the semester in which the National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA) annual convention to which the student applied is held.
Undergraduate—Eligible applicants include full-time or part-time nursing students enrolled in a U.S. accredited school of nursing. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in a future career in gerontological nursing.
A total of three registrations will be awarded to either graduate and/or undergraduate students ($160 will be applied to the cost of registration for each student awardee) to attend the upcoming NGNA convention.
Download the Gerontological Nursing Student Leadership Award Application from the association's website
Applications must be submitted to the NGNA National Office by May 28, 2014.
Complete applications include the following:
One letter of recommendation from a faculty member who can attest to the potential for successful completion of the nursing program and future contributions to the field of nursing care for the older adult.
A statement of professional and educational goals with an emphasis on contributions the student expects to make to improve nursing care for older adults (not to exceed 250 words).
Return Completed Nomination Package to:
NGNA – Student Leadership Award
3493 Lansdowne Drive, Suite 2
Lexington, KY 40517
(800) 723-0560 Fax: (859) 271-0607
Cindy Shemansky Travel Scholarship
The Cindy Shemansky Travel Scholarship was established to provide assistance to National Gerontological Nursing Association members who wish to attend the annual convention but who need financial assistance with travel expenses. Each Scholarship is a $1,000 cash prize that can be used for registration fees, lodging, and other travel costs.
Email completed applications to email@example.com
Individuals who have been members of NGNA for at least one year are eligible for the Scholarship.
Members of the Board of Directors are not eligible for the Scholarship.
The NGNA Awards Task Force will review anonymous applications. The application with the highest score will be selected as the Scholarship recipients. Selection will be based on the criteria listed above. Materials must be submitted to NGNA no later than May 28, 2014.
Call for Applications: Sigma Theta Tau International/Hill-Rom Environment of Elder Care Nursing Research Grant
The Environment of Elder Care Nursing Research Grant co-sponsored by Hill-Rom will advance the science of nursing through research focused on critical aspects of elder care including clear lungs, no falls, safe skin, patient comfort and ease-of-use. Applications from novice researchers who have received no other national research funds are encouraged. Preference will be given to Sigma Theta Tau International members, other qualifications being equal.
Funds for this grant are provided by Hill-Rom. Allocation of funds is based on the quality of the proposed research, the future promise of the applicant and the applicant's research budget.
Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.
Registered nurse with a current license.
Hold at minimum a master's degree or its equivalent, and/or be enrolled in a doctoral program.
Submission of completed research application packet and a signed research agreement via our online submission system.
Ready to implement research project when funding is received.
Submit to STTI a final report; submit completed abstract to STTI's Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
Submit an abstract for publication to Hill-Rom regarding the research done as a product of the grant, and credit research grant partners in all publications and presentations of the research.
Grants available: 1 per year
Funding: up to US $9,000
Deadline: 1 July 2014
Funding date: 1 November 2014
Sigma Theta Tau International
Phone: 888.634.7575 (US/Canada) or +1.317.634.8171(International)
How to apply: All applications must be submitted via the online submission system.
Call for Nominations: Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award
The Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award is designed to acknowledge outstanding contributions in the field of rehabilitation of aging persons.
The individual who is nominated should demonstrate sustained contributions to the field of rehabilitation of aging persons. The nominee’s work may be in any or all of the areas of teaching or patient care, or publications which may include scholarly works, books, monographs, administrative directives, or public policy papers. Examples of potential candidates for consideration may include: a psychologist working in the area of psychological rehabilitation, a biologist who is working a lifetime on Parkinson’s disease, or someone working at NIA who is overseeing rehabilitation research. Practitioners such as physicians, nurses, therapists could also be candidates. This award will be presented at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting at the Health Sciences Section Business Meeting. The award consists of a cash award of $250 and a certificate.
Deadline: May 1st
Applicants do not have to be a member of GSA.
This is a Health Sciences Section Award, but it is open to anyone in the rehabilitation community.
Nominator or endorser of nomination must be a GSA member.
Nomination packet should include:
A detailed formal nomination letter
Up to 2 letters of endorsement (in additional to the nomination letter)
A current Curriculum Vitae
Digital Copies of Publications (books require 5 hard copies)
Presented annually at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting at the Health Sciences Section Business Meeting, the award consists of a cash award of $250 and a certificate.
In order to nominate someone for the Excellence in Rehabilitation Award, please send your nomination packet to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject of "Excellence in Rehabilitation Award Nomination - NOMINEE NAME HERE." Please remember to substitute your nominee's name in the subject.
Call for Nominations: Joseph T. Freeman Award
The Joseph T. Freeman Award is a lectureship in geriatrics and is awarded to a prominent physician in the field of aging, both in research and practice. The Freeman Lecture is one of the highlights of the Society's Annual Scientific Meeting. The award, which carries a prize of $250, was established in 1977 through a bequest from a patient's estate as a tribute to Dr. Joseph T. Freeman, a leading physician and one of the Society's distinguished members and past president.
Nominees must be a member of the Health Sciences section.
A formal nomination letter, which also serves as a statement of impact.
A current Curriculum Vitae.
In order to nominate someone for the Joseph T. Freeman Award, please send your nomination packet to email@example.com with a subject of "Freeman Award Nomination - NOMINEE NAME HERE." Please remember to substitute your nominee's name in the subject.
Call for Nominations: Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award
This award, presented by the Health Sciences section is given to a member of the Society in recognition of outstanding and sustained contribution to geriatric nursing research. The person selected will present a special lecture at the nursing special interest group meeting during the Annual Meeting of GSA, and will receive a $300 cash prize.
Must be a member of the Society.
A one-page statement of the nominee's impact.
An additional statement of significance of contribution to improving the lives of older persons.
In order to nominate someone for the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award, please send your nomination packet to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject of "Schwartz Award Nomination - NOMINEE NAME HERE." Please remember to substitute your nominee's name in the subject.
Velux Stiftung Research Grant Program
The Velux Stiftung was established in 1980 and promotes research projects investigating the effect and better utilisation of daylight. The Velux Stiftung is interested in the effect of daylight on the well-being of humans and on the recovery process from both physical and psychological illness, but also its impact on nature, and in technologies for the utilisation of daylight in buildings for energy efficiency and illumination.
The Velux Stiftung is active world-wide, and supports innovative projects which generate lasting progress for the benefit of mankind.
The Velux Stiftung is member of SwissFoundations.
The foundation – which is a non-profit organisation – supports research projects:
- related to the use, the impact or the benefit of daylight,
- for the better understanding and the furtherance of normal aging
- in ophthalmology
Applications submitted to the Velux Stiftung have to be within the foundation's aims and purposes, and need to fulfill the requested conditions.
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