Apply for NFP’s Abington Alumni Association Scholarship (Pennsylvania)

NFP’s Abington Alumni Association Scholarship awards students in need who are pursuing a nursing degree. It is available for full-time nursing students enrolled in an accredited baccalaureate nursing program in Pennsylvania.

Eligible Nursing Degrees:

  • BSN (including RN to BSN)
  • Accelerated BSN

Scholarship Amount:

It is a $2,500 award to 4 students.

NFP’s Abington Alumni Association Scholarship Eligibility & Requirements:

  • Funds should be used for accredited baccalaureate or RN-BSN programs in Pennsylvania. High school students must enroll in undergraduate nursing by fall. Current baccalaureate students should be in their first three years, with final-year students ineligible. RN-to-BSN students must be accepted into their program when applying, as should Second-degree BSN applicants.
  • Membership in the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP) and/or the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) is recommended for applicants. For RNs, membership in the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) is required.
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Show proof of financial need, including details of federal and state grants/loans or other documentation indicating financial need.
  • Previous awardees cannot reapply.
  • Proof of relationship to a graduate from the Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing will be given extra consideration.
  • Fill out the application form completely.
  • Provide an official transcript.
  • Include two reference letters on official letterhead, with at least one from an academic contact detailing the applicant’s abilities, leadership, and community service.
  • Write the required essays.
  • Submit a high-quality headshot (300 dpi, JPG format) in professional attire. Selfies or low-resolution photos are not acceptable.

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  • March 31


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