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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.


Covid-19 Support for Nursing Student

Funding to assist nursing students (ADN, BSN, MSN, DNP, PH.D) whose education and lives have been directly impacted by Covid-19. The fund will support nursing students statewide who need financial or technology assistance to complete their degree. This support is made possible by the Car Tag Program- NURSES TOUCH LIVES.  

The COVID-19 Nursing Student Support Fund will provide a one-time stipend to nursing students. Priority will be given to students within one year of graduation. With $15,000 available, 30 awards in the amount of $500 will be awarded to nursing students. 

Applications must be received by July 30, 2020. Students selected for funding will be notified by August 14, 2020.  – CLOSED

MNF COVID-19 Support for Nursing Students 2020.pdf
MNF COVID-19 Support for Nursing Students 2020 Criteria


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, 2021 – Deadline June 11, 2021

Criteria – Stipend for AD BS Students 2020
Criteria – Stipend Masters Doctoral 2020
Student Information-Stipend 2020

The 2020-2021 Car Tag Stipend Recipients

Associate Degree Nursing Program
Kathryn Henson
Hinds Community College
Candance King
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Joseph Noll
East Mississippi Community College
Anna Simmons
Itawamba Community College
Maggie Spencer
Mississippi University for Women

Baccalaureate Nursing Program
Courtney Dees
Delta State University
Bertha Eddie
Mississippi University for Women
Abbie Kate Frazier
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Daija Gilbert
Alcorn State University
Tierney Holmes
Alcorn State University
Morgan McPhail
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Courtney Sanders
William Carey University
Marion Sapen
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jamie Shelby
Mississippi College 
Shakeria Smith
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Emily Trollinger
Mississippi University for Women
Caylee Yelverton
University of Mississippi Medical Center 

Masters Nursing Program
Amy Dykman
William Carey University
Miranda Hutchins
University of Mississippi Medical Center 
Jenne King
William State University
Jennifer Moffett
Mississippi University for Women
Meagan Thornton
Mississippi College 

Doctoral Program
Marlana McFarland
Mississippi University for Women


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 10, 2020

2020 Eileen S. and Earl C. Whittemore Fund Application

2019 Eileen S. and Earl C. Whittemore Advance Practiced/Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Recipient:

Bailee Rayborn of Bay St. Louis, MS
University of Mississippi Medical Center


MNF PhD Research Grants
MNF will provide up to $10,000 in research grants. Applicants must be currently enrolled and in good standing in a PhD Nursing program in Mississippi; must be a resident of Mississippi; and must be a member of the Mississippi Nurses Association (MNA).

Opens May 1st – Deadline date July 10, 2020
 

2020 MNF PhD Research Award Guidelines

2020-2021 MNF PhD Research Grant Recipients:
Amanda Criswell
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Melissa Klamm
University of Mississippi Medical Center


The Georgia Ann Benard Hall Award of Excellence
This $2000 scholarship is given in honor of Georgia Ann Benard Hall to a Mississippi nursing student every year.

Opens September 1st – Deadline November 13, 2020.

2019 Georgia Ann Benard Hall Award of Excellence Scholarship Recipient:
Chelsea Bennett
Mississippi College

2020 Georgia Ann Bernard Hall Award of Excellence Criteria

2020 Student Information Form


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

2020 Arthur L. Davis Scholarly Writing Scholarship Criteria

2020 Student Information Form

Deadline is December 4, 2020


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 20, 2020

2019 Hiawatha and Eunice Northington Memorial Scholarship Recipient:
Taylor McMurtrey
William Carey University

2020 Hiawatha and Eunice Northington Memorial Scholarship Criteria

2020 Student Information Form


The Brantley-Fletcher Award of Hope Book Scholarship
This $250 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 11, 2020

2019 Brantley-Fletcher Award of Hope Book Scholarship Recipients:
Patricia Tate
Jones College

Sheda Wilson
Meridian Community College
2020 Brantley-Fletcher Award of Hope Scholarship Criteria

2020 Student Information Form


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 5, 2021

2020 Nurse Oneita Dongieux Award for Excellence Scholarship Recipients:
Alexandra Medlin
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Laken Windham
Jones College

2021 Oneita Dongieux Award for Excellence Criteria

2021 Student Information Form


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.

2021 Betty Dickson Health Policy Scholarship Criteria

2021 Scholarship Information Form
Opens December 1  – Deadline is February 5, 2021

2019 Betty Dickson Health Policy Award Recipient
Dana Armstrong, Belhaven University


Martha Douglas Memorial Scholarship

2021 Martha Douglas Scholarship Criteria

2021 Student Information Form

Opens December 1st – Deadline is February 12, 2021

2020 Martha Douglas Memorial Scholarship Recipient
Karlee Adams, Mississippi University for Women


Mississippi Nurses Foundation School of Nursing Scholarship

SON 1000 scholarship criteria 2020
SON 1000 Scholarship Application 2020

Opens January 1, 2021 – Deadline is March 12, 2021

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

Congratulations to the 2020 Winners of the MNF School of Nursing Scholarship!

Alcorn State University Shymia Drake and Angela Jackson ($500 each)
Belhaven University Amber Hyde
Coahoma Community College Vanessa Taylor
Delta State University Karlee Avery
East Central Community College Camryn McCraw
East Mississippi Community College Angela Allen
Hinds Community College Megan Thompson
Holmes Community College Kadedra Luckett
Itawamba Community College Logan Scott Lyle
Jones County Jr. College Mallory Malone
Meridian Community College Parker Rigby
Mississippi College Cameron Walters
Mississippi Delta Community College Tambranecia Beckworth
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Shirley Ely
Mississippi University for Women Sydney Thompson and Sarah Leflore ($500 each)
Northeast Mississippi Community College Jeremy Borden
Northwest Mississippi Community College Kenneth Foster
Pearl River Community College Ramey Cochran
Southwest Mississippi Community College Ashleigh Molaison
UMMC School of Nursing Marquisia Walls
William Carey University Jennifer Robbins
   
   
   

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


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