Diana Elwell, a BSN-DNP student, has been awarded the 2013 Hill-Rom Doctoral Scholarship in association with the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) in the amount of $4000. The mission of the ENA Foundation, established in 1991 by the Emergency Nurses Association, is to provide educational scholarships and research grants in the discipline of emergency nursing. The foundation achieves its mission by accepting contributions to fund academic scholarships, continuing education and research grants. Over the last 21 years, the ENA Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in academic scholarships and research grants.
The Hill-Rom Doctoral Scholarship is awarded to a nurse (RN) pursuing a doctoral degree in nursing (PhD or DNP). Requirements: Applicants must show proof of acceptance and enrollment into an accredited doctoral program in nursing and must include a statement about their career intent. Applicants who are more than six months beyond the completion of all formal coursework and comprehensive examinations, are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
"Hill-Rom is a leading provider of medical technologies for the health care industry including hospital beds, patient lifts, and non-invasive therapeutic products." (www.Hill-Rom.com) This company funds numerous nursing scholarships, all of which are awarded in highly competitive processes.
More information about nursing scholarships offered by the Emergency Nurses Association can be found at http://www.ena.org/foundation/grants/Pages/Scholarships.aspx.