DNP Student Scholarship | NAPNAP 2015!

Calling all DNP students!  We are excited to announce NAPNAP’s 2nd Annual Melnic DNP Student Scholarship!  We are now accepting self-nominations, and the deadline is November 15.  Application is now open.  Don’t wait APPLY TODAY!

About Melnic DNP Student Scholarship Award:
The Melnic DNP Student Scholarship Award is presented annually and sponsored by Melnic Consulting Group – Leader in Pediatric Nurse Placement and strong advocate for advanced practice providers.  The purpose is to support the education of one pediatric nurse practitioner doctoral student who demonstrates the ability to articulate and follow through on an innovative solution through clinical competence and academic achievement, as well as encourage involvement in NAPNAP and promote professional development of the individual student. The recipient must utilize the grant within one year after receiving the award and may receive this award only once.

Qualification Criteria Include: 
• Acceptance into or current enrollment in accredited DNP program (either a PNP enrolled in a post-masters DNP program or BSN to DNP program with a focus in pediatrics)
• Must have an expected graduation date of within two years or less
• The award is selected based on academic and clinical excellence of the following:
                 - Must be in good standing academically
                 - Current member of NAPNAP

Application Requirements:
• Personal statement (300 words or less) addressing the following:
  - Explain why you enrolled in a DNP program
  - Describe your experience in pediatrics
  - Describe your professional goals and how NAPNAP may assist you in meeting those goals
  - Describe an issue that you feel has significant potential to impact the future practice of pediatrics
  - Describe how attending the NAPNAP Annual Conference will impact your education and future practice as a PNP
• Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume
• Three letters of support from (1) nursing colleague, (2) a PNP faculty member, and (3) program preceptor addressing the applicant’s clinical competence, academic achievement, and involvement in addressing pediatric health care issues

 Recipient Will Receive the Following: 
• A grant of $750 to be used for educational expenses
• A one-time complimentary student registration for the 2015 NAPNAP Annual Conference
• One night stay at the conference headquarters hotel
• Airfare or travel reimbursement to the 2015 NAPNAP Annual Conference (up to $400)
• Recipient will be recognized at the Awards Breakfast during the 2015 NAPNAP Annual Conference in March (attendance is required)

For more information and submission criteria Click Here
Melnic Consulting Group is honored to support this new NAPNAP award!

Melnic was proud to present the 2014 Melnic DNP Scholarship award to Jenny Spahr!

Jenny is a student in the DNP Program at Purdue University and anticipates completion of her degree in Summer 2015.  Currently a Major in the United States Air Force, Jenny has served in the military for 17 years.  Melnic was so pleased to support Jenny’s continuing education and professional development with this first annual scholarship award, and we look forward to supporting a future DNP candidate every year.  Best wishes for continued success in your nursing career, Jenny, as you pursue your doctorate!

To inquire about these jobs visit Melnic Consulting Group or contact: Jill Gilliland 800-886-7906 jill@melnic.com

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