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DRIVE WITH PRIDE!
In 2003 the Mississippi Nurses Association lobbied the Legislature and HB 940 was passed, establishing a distinctive license plate for nursing! …


The Mississippi Nurses Foundation provides scholarships and stipends to nursing students and registered nurses throughout the state of Mississippi who are pursuing degrees in nursing.

Scholarships

The Mississippi Nurses Foundation provides scholarships, stipends and grants to nursing students and registered nurses throughout the state of Mississippi who are pursuing degrees in nursing.


Mississippi Car Tag Stipend Program
$5,000 in stipends are made available to nursing students and nurses pursuing an advance degree in nursing in the state of Mississippi through the Nurses Car Tag Program.
Opens April 1, 2018 – Deadline June 15, 2018

Criteria – Stipend for AD BS Students 2018
Criteria – Stipend Masters Doctoral 2018
Student Information – Stipend 2018

The 2017-2018 Car Tag Stipend Recipients
Associate Degree Nursing Program
 Mason Caldwell
 Itawamba Community College
 Emma Dabbs
 
Itawamba Community College

 Austin Griffin
 Jones County Junior College
 Antonio McBeth
 
Hinds Community College

 Amanda McKenzie
 Jones County Junior College

Baccalaureate Nursing Program
 LaRissa Arbuckle
 
University of Mississippi Medical Center
 Skylar Brodie
 Mississippi University for Women
 Darius Carter
 University of Southern Mississippi
 Minnie Duke
 Mississippi University for Women
 Brittany Earls
 
Delta State University

 Courtney Lucas
 
Mississippi University for Women
 Mallory Moore
 Mississippi College
 London Prather
 Mississippi College
 La’Tesha Smith
 Mississippi University for Women
 Ashley Williamson
 
University of Mississippi Medical Center
 Mandy Wilson
 Mississippi University for Women

Masters Nursing Program
 Jennifer Lynn Berryhill
 
University of Mississippi Medical Center
 Ashley Fitzhugh
 University of Mississippi Medical Center
 Hayden Kilgore
 Mississippi University for Women
 Ebonique Martin
 University of Mississippi Medical Center
 Kathyrn Smith
 University of Southern Mississippi

 Doctoral Nursing Program
  Holley Kaye Harris
  Mississippi University for Women

2017 School Nurse Scholarship Winner
Mary LeAnne Griffith
Jones County Junior College

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Eileen S. and Earl C. Whittemore Advance Practiced/Nurse Practitioner Scholarship

MNF and The Gulf Coast Community Foundation will award $2,500 to an APRN student on behalf of the Eileen S. and Earl C. Whittemore, Jr Fund. The applicant must be a member of MNA and be a resident of Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone or George County. Deadline Date – July 6, 2018

2018 Eileen S. and Earl C. Whittemore Fund Application


Mississippi Nurses Foundation Research Grant
MNF provides up to $2,000 in research grants. The applicant must be a Registered Nurse licensed in MS and a member of MNA. The applicant may be a graduate nursing student in a master’s or doctoral program in MS or a nurse clinician, educator, or administrator working in a health care facility in MS. Recipients are required to submit to the MNF reports of the study outcomes, expenditures of grant monies, and evaluations of the MNF Nursing Research Grant program. Awardees may be invited to present their projects at an MNA convention in October or at a joint session of the MNA/MNF Boards in December 2017.

Opens June 1st – Deadline is August 20, 2018
 
2016 Mississippi Nurses Foundation Research Grant Scholarship Winner
Katherine Rigdon
University of Mississippi Medical Center
 

The Georgia Ann Benard Hall Award of Excellence
This $500 scholarship is given in honor of Georgia Ann Benard Hall to a Mississippi nursing student every year. 

Opens September 1st – Deadline November 16, 2018.

2017 Georgia Ann Benard Hall Award of Excellence Scholarship Winner
Tineka Gladney
Mississippi University for Women

Student Information 2017

Criteria – GHall 2017


Arthur Davis Scholaly Writing Scholarship
$1,000 scholarship awarded to an RN who is a member of MNA and enrolled in a doctoral nursing program in Mississippi

2017 Call for Entries-Scholarly Writing

2017 – Student Information Form-Scholarly Writing
Opens October 1st – Deadline is August 20, 2018

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The Hiawatha and Eunice Northington Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Scholarship
This scholarship established by LaDonna Northington, Monica Northington and Hiawatha Northington II, in memory of their dear parents, is designed to assist Nurse or Nurse Practitioner students who will work with geriatric clients to assure excellence of medical care to these patients in their sunset years.
Deadline – November 30, 2018

Hiawatha and Eunice Northington Memorial Scholarship Criteria 2018

Student Information – Northington -2018


 

The Brantley-Fletcher Award of Hope Book Scholarship
This $500 scholarship is given in honor and memory of Earlene “Bobbie” Brantley and Allie Mae Fletcher to a Mississippi nursing student.

Opens October 1st – Deadline December 18, 2018

2017 Brantley-Fletcher Award of Hope Book Scholarship Winner
Tewana Johnson
Mississippi College
 Brantley-Fletcher Award of HOPE Book Scholarship Criteria 2017

 Brantley – Fletcher Award of Hope Scholorship Application 2017


Nurse Oneita Dongieux Award for Excellence
This $500 scholarship is awarded to a nursing student enrolled in good academic standing at one of Mississippi schools of nursing. 

Opens December 1 – Deadline February 1, 2019

2018 Nurse Oneita Dongieux Award for Excellence Scholarship Winners

Ifeoma Anakor
University of Southern Mississippi

Tiffany Slaughter
Mississippi University for Women
  
Oneita Dongieux Award for Excellence Criteria 2018  

Oneita Dongieux Student Information Form 2018


Betty Dickson Health Policy Award
Up to $2,000 to attend a national health policy meeting/conference. (Airline accommodations, if needed, hotel accommodations, conference cost, food and gratuity.) MNF will reimburse after all receipts have been received.

2017-18 Betty Dickson Health Policy Scholarship Criteria

2017-18 Betty Dickson Award Information Application
Opens December 1  – Deadline is February 8, 2019

2018 Betty Dickson Health Policy Award Recipient – Juanita Graham, DNP-RN, FRSPH


 Mississippi Nurses Foundation School of Nursing Scholarship
 

SON 1000 scholarship criteria 2018

SON 1000 Scholarship Application 2018

Opens January 1, 2018 – Deadline is March 16, 2018

This $1,000 scholarship is for nursing students enrolled in an accredited Associate or Baccalaureate Nursing Program in Mississippi.

Congratulations to the 2018 Winners of the MNF School of Nursing Scholarship!
This scholarship is made possible by the Emma Burdonne Young Scholarship Fund

Alcorn State University  
Belhaven University  
Coahoma Community College  
Delta State University  
East Central Community College  
East Mississippi Community College  
Hinds Community College  
Holmes Community College  
Itawamba Community College  
Jones County Jr. College  
Meridian Community College  
Mississippi College  
Mississippi Delta Community College  
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College  
Mississippi University for Women  
Northeast Mississippi Community College  
Northwest Mississippi Community College  
Pearl River Community College  
Southwest Mississippi Community College  
UMMC School of Nursing  
University of Southern Mississippi  
William Carey University  
   
   

To learn more about the Mississippi Nurses Foundation scholarships, please call 601-898-0850.

 


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