Friends of Nursing Scholarships and Grants
Opens Oct 15 2021 12:00 AM (PDT)
Deadline Dec 1 2021 11:59 PM (PST)
Description

Friends of Nursing
Scholarship and Grant Application

Friends of Nursing (FON) 

promotes professional excellence in nursing at Stanford Health Care.
Founded in 1981, this philanthropic organization raises funds and provides financial assistance to support nursing scholarships 

promoting "Exemplary Professional Practice" and "Transformational Leadership".

(Exemplary Professional Practice: Participation in Professional Organizations)

(Transformational Leadership: Advancing Nursing Education)

FON also awards nursing grants for Evidence Based Practice projects and educational initiatives for Structural Empowerment".

(New Knowledge, Innovation, and Improvements: EBP Projects)

(Structural Empowerment: Staff and Patient Education Projects)

About the Friends of Nursing Grant Funding 

The Friends of Nursing Scholarship and Grant Program funds for:

1. Exemplary Professional Practice: Participation in Professional Organizations 

FON awards up to $1500 to cover for airfare and hotel expenses; meetings sponsored by approved national nursing professional organizations.

Purpose: To encourage staff nurses to elevate their professional practice by supporting them as they participate (attend and or present) in national nursing professional organizations.


2. Transformational Leadership: Advancing Nursing Education 

FON awards up to $1500 scholarship for BSN, Master’s or other postgraduate nursing studies

Purpose: To support transformational leadership among staff nurses through empowering them to pursue advancement in nursing education leading to professional excellence FON transformational leadership scholarship is available to nurses who had been granted and after the completed use the Stanford’s Transformational Scholarship program (https://stanfordhealthcare.org/health-careprofessionals/nursing/awards-grants/transformation scholarship.html). 

Only one FON transformational leadership scholarship will be awarded per FON period (May and December). Reimbursement will be provided after submission of a passing grade for the units submitted for scholarship

3.  New Knowledge, Innovation, and Improvements: Evidence-based practice and or quality improvement projects
- Projects: Awards of up to $1,800 per project.
- Purpose: To support evidence-based, quality improvements in patient care.  
**NOTE: Research Study proposals requiring IRB approval should submit to the Stanford Nursing Alumni Legacy Grant.

4. Structural Empowerment: Staff and or Patient Education Projects 
- Projects: Awards of up to $1,800 per project.
- Purpose: For the development of patient education programs and materials, such as slide/tape presentations, pamphlets, booklets, other handouts, evidence-based practice projects, and videotapes.
**NOTE: Costs or partial costs of training aids that directly support studies or education projects will be considered. Nursing time is not supported.

Criteria:
- Employee for at least 2 years
- 0.75 time commitment
- Plan to bring back information to Stanford i.e., in-service plan, change in practice plan etc.
- Letter of support from Patient Care Manager
- A second letter of support from another colleague i.e. APCM, Educator, CNS, MD or peer

Application process:
Recipients will be selected based on the strength of their application. Each application will be independently reviewed and scored by reviewers from the hospital. Applications with the highest scores will be awarded the scholarships.

Application point break down:
- Application questionnaire:  80 points
- Manager’s letter of support: 10 points
- Second letter of support: 10 points

Only projects with scores greater than 75 points will be considered for funding.

FON Program follows the SHC Concur reimbursement guidelines.

Friends of Nursing Scholarships and Grants


Friends of Nursing
Scholarship and Grant Application

Friends of Nursing (FON) 

promotes professional excellence in nursing at Stanford Health Care.
Founded in 1981, this philanthropic organization raises funds and provides financial assistance to support nursing scholarships 

promoting "Exemplary Professional Practice" and "Transformational Leadership".

(Exemplary Professional Practice: Participation in Professional Organizations)

(Transformational Leadership: Advancing Nursing Education)

FON also awards nursing grants for Evidence Based Practice projects and educational initiatives for Structural Empowerment".

(New Knowledge, Innovation, and Improvements: EBP Projects)

(Structural Empowerment: Staff and Patient Education Projects)

About the Friends of Nursing Grant Funding 

The Friends of Nursing Scholarship and Grant Program funds for:

1. Exemplary Professional Practice: Participation in Professional Organizations 

FON awards up to $1500 to cover for airfare and hotel expenses; meetings sponsored by approved national nursing professional organizations.

Purpose: To encourage staff nurses to elevate their professional practice by supporting them as they participate (attend and or present) in national nursing professional organizations.


2. Transformational Leadership: Advancing Nursing Education 

FON awards up to $1500 scholarship for BSN, Master’s or other postgraduate nursing studies

Purpose: To support transformational leadership among staff nurses through empowering them to pursue advancement in nursing education leading to professional excellence FON transformational leadership scholarship is available to nurses who had been granted and after the completed use the Stanford’s Transformational Scholarship program (https://stanfordhealthcare.org/health-careprofessionals/nursing/awards-grants/transformation scholarship.html). 

Only one FON transformational leadership scholarship will be awarded per FON period (May and December). Reimbursement will be provided after submission of a passing grade for the units submitted for scholarship

3.  New Knowledge, Innovation, and Improvements: Evidence-based practice and or quality improvement projects
- Projects: Awards of up to $1,800 per project.
- Purpose: To support evidence-based, quality improvements in patient care.  
**NOTE: Research Study proposals requiring IRB approval should submit to the Stanford Nursing Alumni Legacy Grant.

4. Structural Empowerment: Staff and or Patient Education Projects 
- Projects: Awards of up to $1,800 per project.
- Purpose: For the development of patient education programs and materials, such as slide/tape presentations, pamphlets, booklets, other handouts, evidence-based practice projects, and videotapes.
**NOTE: Costs or partial costs of training aids that directly support studies or education projects will be considered. Nursing time is not supported.

Criteria:
- Employee for at least 2 years
- 0.75 time commitment
- Plan to bring back information to Stanford i.e., in-service plan, change in practice plan etc.
- Letter of support from Patient Care Manager
- A second letter of support from another colleague i.e. APCM, Educator, CNS, MD or peer

Application process:
Recipients will be selected based on the strength of their application. Each application will be independently reviewed and scored by reviewers from the hospital. Applications with the highest scores will be awarded the scholarships.

Application point break down:
- Application questionnaire:  80 points
- Manager’s letter of support: 10 points
- Second letter of support: 10 points

Only projects with scores greater than 75 points will be considered for funding.

FON Program follows the SHC Concur reimbursement guidelines.

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Opens
Oct 15 2021 12:00 AM (PDT)
Deadline
Dec 1 2021 11:59 PM (PST)