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$45,000 Areas of Excellence Scholarship

Areas of Excellence Scholarships are designed to support nursing students who will advance the field of nursing. Open to students interested in one of the following Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Areas of Excellence; Aging Care; Palliative Care and Symptom Management, or Community and Primary Care, Excellence Scholars may enroll in any of Johns Hopkins School of Nursing DNP Advanced Practice tracks.  Scholarship provides support for up to six scholars annually.  The award is $45,000.

The scholarship provides tuition assistance to outstanding individuals who demonstrate academic achievement, innovation, and the potential for significant leadership in their professional practice. Additionally scholars will have the opportunity to work with one of our faculty leaders on an innovative practice related project.

To Apply:

Submit all application and scholarship requirements
by February 1, 2017.

   Admissions Application           DNP Advanced Practice

 



Aging Care - The goal of this scholarship is to prepare nurse leaders with the advanced knowledge needed to address the health and health care needs of older adults.

Johns Hopkins resources

Faculty leaders in this area: Laura Gitlin, Marie Nolan, Sarah Szanton, Ibby Tanner, Jennifer Wenzel, Valerie Cotter, Bryan Hansen, Karan Kverno, Laura Samuel, Janiece Walker, Rita D’Aoust

Palliative Care and Symptom Management - The goal of this scholarship is to prepare nurse leaders with the advanced knowledge needed to address Palliative Care issues and Symptom Management.

Johns Hopkins resources

Faculty leaders in this area: Patricia Davidson, Marie Nolan, Cynda Rushton, Ibby Tanner, Sharon Kozachik, Shari Lynn

Community and Primary Care - The goal of this scholarship is to prepare nurse leaders with the advanced knowledge needed to address the health care needs in a community or primary care setting.

Johns Hopkins resources

  • SON supports Community based Health Centers; House of Ruth, a shelter for battered women and children; the Lillian D. Wald Community Nursing Center, providing health services at no charge, to low income, uninsured, or underinsured residents and the Isaiah Wellness Center.
  • Henderson Hopkins School - Johns Hopkins University Schools of Nursing and Education form a unique partnership with the city of Baltimore to oversee the curriculum and healthcare at the Henderson Hopkins School.  The School of Nursing, through its Health and Wellness Center which serves the entire family unit is located at the school, provides nursing students and faculty opportunities to serve and learn from the community.

Faculty leaders in this area: Jackie Campbell, Nancy Glass, Haera Han, Phyllis Sharps, Jason Farley, Kamila Alexander, Kelly Bower, Yvonne Commodore-Mensah,  Shawna Mudd, Laura Samuel, Michael Sanchez, Jennifer Stewart, Brigit VanGraafeiland, Rita D’Aoust, Audra Rankin