ENA Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

April 30

Awarded By

Emergency Nurses Association

Award Amount

One $5,000 award for each of the named scholarships, with the following exceptions: $3,000 for six ENA Foundation State Challenge Scholarships one Gisness Advance Practice Scholarship, and one Karen O'Neil Memorial Scholarship. $2,000 for two Physio-Control, Inc. Scholarships.


22 awards offered annually.

Additional Information

The following are the named Master's scholarships: Stryker Scholarship: Master’s in Healthcare or Related Field;Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) Scholarship; California State Council – Karen Grove Memorial Scholarship; Kentucky State Council – Kentucky ENA Founders Scholarship; New Jersey State Council – Emergency Care Scholarship; New Jersey State Council – New Jersey State Challenge Scholarship; West Central Chapter (NJ) - Jeanette Ash Memorial Scholarship; New York State Council - Empire State Challenge Scholarship; Maryland State Council – Maryland ENA State Council Scholarship; Mississippi State Council – Mississippi Magnolia Scholarship; Tennessee State Council - Bright Angels Memorial Scholarship; Texas State Challenge - Vicki Patrick Legacy Scholarship (TX); ENA Foundation State Challenge Scholarships; Physio-Control, Inc. Scholarship; Gisness Advance Practice Scholarship; and the Karen O’Neil Memorial Scholarship. The criteria for determining awards are as follows, in descending priority: content/clarity of goal statement (45 percent); professional association involvement (45 percent); and grade point average, with emphasis placed on science/nursing courses (10 percent). Please note: Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible to reapply under the same category (undergraduate, masters, doctoral). However, qualified previous recipients may apply for the next category. ENA members who have served in the immediate past three years on the ENA Board of Directors, ENAF Board of Trustees, or ENAF Scholarship Review Team are ineligible to apply for a scholarship.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online from the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) website. The application must be typewritten, saved as a PDF file, and uploaded through the online application portal. In ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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