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COLLEGE OF NURSING STUDENT AWARDS

CON Alumni Society Graduate Student Service Award

This award, established in 2018, is presented annually by the Penn State Nursing Alumni Society to a graduate student in the College of Nursing. The student nurse supports the ideals of the College of Nursing and the nursing profession by engaging in service activities that support individuals, families, and/or communities and that encourage and foster the nurse’s personal and professional development.

List of Specific Criteria
  1. Must be a student of The Pennsylvania State University
  2. Must be a graduating graduate student (graduating in May 2020, August 2020, or December 2020)
  3. May self-nominate
  4. May be any MSN student currently enrolled who is in good academic standing seeking support funding for academic endeavors
Submit a Nomination

If you wish to nominate a graduate student for the Nursing Graduate Student Service Award, please complete the Nomination Form by March 1, 2020.

Nomination materials must include the following in order to be considered complete:

  1. Nomination Form
  2. Letter of Endorsement

If you have any questions about the nomination process, please email psunursingawards@gmail.com.

Application Deadline

The application deadline was March 1, 2020 for students graduating in May 2020, August 2020, or December 2020.
Beginning in May 2020, the application will be rolling. The award is presented at a Spring semester CON Awards Luncheon.

Additional Notes

Nomination materials must include a completed Nomination Form and a Letter of Endorsement.
The recipient receives a certificate and $100.

Past Recipients

2019 – Melissa Thomas

2018 – Emily Whitaker

2017 – Michelle Fanning-Hursh


Doctoral Student Academic Excellence Award

This award, established in 2019, is presented annually by the Penn State Nursing Alumni Society to a doctoral student in the College of Nursing. The doctoral student nurse supports the ideals of the College of Nursing and the nursing profession by engaging in service activities that support individuals, families, and/or communities and that encourage and foster the nurse’s personal and professional development.

Criteria
  1. Must be a doctoral student of The Pennsylvania State University College of Nursing
  2. Must be in excellent academic standing and seeking support funding for academic endeavors
  3. May self-nominate
  4. May be any current DNP or PhD student who is in good academic standing seeking support funding for academic endeavors
Submit a Nomination

If you wish to nominate a doctoral student for the Doctoral Student Academic Excellence Award, please complete the Nomination Form by March 1, 2020.

Nomination materials must include the following in order to be considered complete:

  1. Nomination Form
  2. Letter of Endorsement

If you have any questions about the nomination process, please email psunursingawards@gmail.com.

Application Deadline

The application deadline was March 1, 2020.
Beginning in May 2020, the application will be rolling. The award is presented at a Spring semester CON Awards Luncheon.

Additional Notes

Nomination materials must include a completed Nomination Form and a Letter of Endorsement.
The recipient receives a certificate and $300.