The 2022-2023 NEF Scholars attend 21 different Graduate Nursing Programs across the United States.

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2023-2024 J&J/NEF Recipients

Johnson & Johnson and NEF Partnership

Announcing The 2023-2024 J&J/NEF Health Equity Scholarship Recipients

Five exceptional doctoral nursing students each received a $10,000 Johnson & Johnson/NEF Health Equity Scholarship this summer. They are:
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Francine Bono-Neri Scholarship Fund

Dr. Francine Bono-Neri

Francine Bono-Neri Scholarship Fund

As a grateful 2019 NEF Scholar, in 2023, Francine Bono-Neri wanted other nurses to benefit from receiving a scholarship while focusing their master's or doctoral degree clinical study and research on the problem of human trafficking. As an experienced pediatric nurse practitioner, Dr. Bono-Neri's passion for the global reach of human trafficking inspired her to become the co-founder and serve as president of Nurses United Against Human Trafficking. read more.
2023 NEF Inductees to the AAN

Michele Crespo-Fierro, Irvin Ong, Rebecca Hill, and Calli Cook

In 2023, the American Academy of Nursing Inducted One NEF Board Member and Three NEF Scholars

Nurses Educational Funds is extremely honored to announce Dr. Michele Crespo-Fierro, NEF Board member; Irvin Ong a current 2023 NEF Scholar; Dr. Rebecca Hill, NEF Scholar in 2019 and 2020; and Dr. Calli Cook, NEF Scholar, 2018, have been inducted into the American Academy of Nursing for 2023. read more.
Allison Adams Wieczorek Scholarship

Allison Adams Wieczorek, BS, BA

Announcing a Second NEF Maternal-Infant and Pediatric Scholarship, The Allison Adams Wieczorek Scholarship

NEF is excited to announce the Allison Adams Wieczorek Scholarship for Maternal-Infant and Pediatric Nursing Care reached the permanent named scholarship status in May 2023. This is the second NEF Scholarship for Maternal – Infant and Pediatric Nursing Care.
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Brittney Sullivan, 2016-2017 NEF Scholar

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Our Mission & Vision Statement

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Mission & Vision Statement Of The Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.


To promote leadership and health equity through scholarship support for professional nurses seeking master’s and doctoral degrees in nursing education, practice, service and research.


To be a national leader in providing scholarships to nurses that benefit nursing, health care and the global community.