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Nancy D. Adams Nursing Leadership Scholarship

The Nancy D. Adams Nursing Leadership Scholarship was established in honor of Nancy D. Adams, Senior Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive of WMHS, to develop the next generation of strong, capable nurse leaders.  Any WMHS employee, in their junior year or above, seeking a BSN or higher in Nursing/Business Administration is eligible.  The recipient will receive $2,000 for one year; $1,000 per semester.  A minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) is required.  Applicants must submit a designated WMHS Nancy D. Adams Nursing Leadership Scholarship Application along with the required attachments.

Eligibility:

- Current WMHS Employee
- GPA: Academic success in completed course of previous nursing study as demonstrated by GPA of
             at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Class: Junior or higher standing
- Degree sought: BSN or higher in Nursing/Business Administration
- Extra-curricular activities: Member of a professional nursing organization such as MNA (Maryland     
               Nurses Association), MONE (Maryland Organization of Nurse Executives), or AACN 
               (American Association of Critical Care Nurses)
- Supporting Materials: Essay or portfolio outlining demonstrated leadership ability
- References: A letter of endorsement from applicant’s direct supervisor and one 
              from a member of the WMHS medical staff
- Renewable: Recipients are not restricted from applying in future years

Click HERE for Nancy D. Adams Nursing Leadership Scholarship application

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