PNWSGNA Fall Conference Scholarship Fund

Purpose: To assist PNWSGNA nurses and associates with registration fees associated with the PNWSGNA Fall Conference.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Applicant must:
    • Be a current PNWSGNA member (nurse or associate) for at least the past two years
    • Be currently employed in the field of gastroenterology
    • Actively support the PNWSGNA mission
  2. Applicants are ineligible if:
    • They have received ANY PNWSGNA Scholarship within the past 3 years
    • They received this scholarship but did not attend the corresponding fall conference
    • Scholarship application is incomplete
  3. Preference will be given to those applicants who:
    • Have never attended a PNWSGNA Fall Conference
    • Are unable to obtain financial funding or assistance from employers and who are also personally experiencing financial hardship.

Terms of Agreement:

  1. Scholarship recipient agrees to help out at the Fall Conference, as directed by the PNWSGNA President.
  2. Within 30 days following the conference, the scholarship recipient agrees to:
    • Submit a short article (2 to 3 paragraphs) to the PNWSGNA Newsletter Editor describing what was learned and what will be useful on the job.
  1. If scholarship recipient does not attend the PNWSGNA Fall Conference, recipient will be disqualified from receiving future PNWSGNA Fall Conference Scholarships.
  2. Deadline for submitting application: September 15th (each year).

Selection Process:  The PNWSGNA Board will review all applications and select the current year’s Fall Conference Scholarship winners by October 1st(each year). Applicants will be notified of the Board’s decision in writing, by October 15th (each year), including those who were not awarded a Fall Conference Scholarship. Two PNWSGNA Fall Conference Scholarships will be awarded each year. Each scholarship recipient will have the upcoming PNWSGNA Fall Conference Registration fees waivedPlease Note: All scholarship policies, guidelines, and budget are set by the PNWSGNA Board.

Application Instructions:

  1. Download and complete the application form (please print legibly!).
  2. Send completed application to the current PNWSGNA Scholarship Chair.
  3. Submit an article to be printed in the PNWSGNA newsletter, “The Lightsource,” within 30 days following the date of the course.

Download Application:

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