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Nancy Adams Nursing Leadership Scholarship Announced

The Nancy D. Adams Nursing Leadership Scholarship Announced by WMHS Foundation

The new Nancy D. Adams Nursing Leadership Scholarship was established in March 2012 in honor of Nancy Adams, Senior Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive of the Western Maryland Health System.  The purpose of the scholarship is to develop the next generation of strong, capable nurse leaders.  Any WMHS employee with at a 3.0 GPA or higher seeking a BSN or higher inphoto Nursing/Business Administration is eligible to apply.  

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.  Nancy has inspired me to become a leader; my hope is that this scholarship will inspire future nursing leaders in her honor.

• 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

Financial Support: 
$1000 annually, given in $500 increments per semester

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants may complete the WMHS Nancy D. Adams Nursing Leadership Scholarship application, found at www.wmhs.com, and submit it by May 31, 2012.  Winning applicant will be notified by the end of June for Fall 2012 Semester scholarship. 

The application deadline is Thursday, May 31, 2012. 

For more information about this scholarship, please call the WMHS Foundation at 240-964-8051 or email at cjwalker@wmhs.com

To download an application, please click on the link below. 

Download the 2012 Nancy Adams Nursing Scholarship Application

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