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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 2018-2019 Car Tag Stipend Recipients

Associate Degree Nursing Program
 Kirsten Hester
 Itawamba Community College
 Madison McMillen
 
Itawamba Community College

Baccalaureate Nursing Program
 Karlee Adams
 Mississippi University for Women
 Rikki Crimm
 Delta State University 
 Brittney James
 Mississippi University for Women
 Sara Leflore
 Mississippi University for Women
 Anna Littlejohn
 Mississippi University for Women
 Hannah May 
 Mississippi University for Women
 Destiny McClain
 Delta State University 
 Claire Nipper
 Mississippi College
 Caitlin Pinter
 Mississippi College
 Kaitlyn Powell
 University of Mississippi Medical Center
 Emily Claire Shack
 
University of Mississippi Medical Center

 Masters Nursing Program
 Catherine Eldridge
 Mississippi University for Women
 Bria Goff
 University of Mississippi Medical Center
 Angela Jill Burge
 William Carey University 
 Holly Cuevas
 University of Mississippi Medical Center

 Doctoral Nursing Program
 Glenda Lee
 William Carey University
 Keisha Oliphant
 Delta State University

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 – EXTENDED TO July 31, 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!

Alcorn State University Ophelia Fleming
Belhaven University Latoya Smith-Gray
Coahoma Community College Brittany Mitchell
Delta State University Anna Carver
East Central Community College Khalil Triplett
East Mississippi Community College  
Hinds Community College Janaisha Berry
Holmes Community College Tonya Owens
Itawamba Community College Iheshia Trimble-Koonce
Jones County Jr. College Carmen Breland
Meridian Community College Pamela Watson
Mississippi College Anna Grace Davis
Mississippi Delta Community College Cyneiceya Wallace
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Jessica Ginn
Mississippi University for Women *split* Emily Kruse &Victoria McDaniel
Northeast Mississippi Community College James Kyle Webb
Northwest Mississippi Community College Adrianne Browning
Pearl River Community College Taylor Autin
Southwest Mississippi Community College Brandi Hamilton
UMMC School of Nursing Olivia Herrington
University of Southern Mississippi Annie Doster
William Carey University Rebekah Nevala
   
   

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

 


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