The NFP’s Evelyn Benson Nurse Leadership Scholarship provides scholarships in support of students demonstrating leadership skills in their pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in their third or fourth year of an accredited BSN, MSN, or doctoral program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Applicants should have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Applicants must be full-time nursing students in their third or fourth year of an accredited BSN, MSN, or doctoral program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Membership in the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP) and/or the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) is highly recommended for those applicants who are currently enrolled in nursing pre-licensure programs. Member in the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) is required for applicants who are currently RNs. Applicants are required to attest to their financial need by providing information about all federal and state grant(s) and loan(s), as well as any formal documentation which demonstrates the need (for example, a letter from financial aid officer regarding work-study). Previous recipients of an NFP scholarship are not eligible to apply.