Nurses Educational Funds Annual Gala Reception is scheduled for:

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at
The Griffis Faculty Club at NYP-Weill Cornell Medical Center,
621 East 68 th Street, New York, NY
Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

Dr. Madeline Naegle, PhD, CNS-PMH, BC, FAAN will be honored at the Gala for her distinguished career in psychiatric-mental health nursing practice and education and for establishing the Madeline A. Naegle NEF Scholarship.

NEF will also honor The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association, Inc. for its charitable and educational mission of the occasion of its 50 th Anniversary. Diane J. Mancino, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN, Executive Director, will represent the Foundation.

The 2019-2020 NEF Scholarship Recipients will be welcomed into the NEF Circle of Scholars, an esteemed community of nurse leaders completing graduate study in universities and colleges across the country.

Sponsorships are available at these levels: Pearl ($1,000), Topaz ($2,500), Ruby ($5,000), Sapphire ($10,000), and Emerald ($25,000).

In addition, an endowed named scholarship can be funded at the Diamond level for $50,000. All sponsors who make a pledge or mail a check to NEF will be recognized in the NEF Gala invitation and in the program if your reply is received by September 20, 2019. The names of sponsors received later than September 20, 2019 will be exhibited at the event and all sponsors will be posted on the home page of NEF’s website: www.n-e-f.org.

For more information please contact:
Jerelyn Weiss, NEF Executive Director,
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Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Education

Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. (NEF) is a not-for-profit organization which seeks and distributes funds to registered nurses who are in need of nursing scholarship assistance for graduate study. NEF is administered by a Board of Directors comprised of prominent leaders in nursing, business, and other professions. Nurses comprise the majority of board members.

NEF has been in existence for over 100 years! It was in 1912 that the first two Isabel Hampton Robb scholarships were awarded to two nurses, Cecelia Evans and Lisle French. From then on NEF has continued to support nursing professionals motivated to seek graduate degrees. With the support of those who value the critical need for:

  • nursing educators
  • advanced nurse clinicians
  • nurse researchers

NEF, the largest, single, private, professionally endorsed source of funds for advanced study in nursing will continue with this work for the next 100 years!


Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. Honors Madeline A. Naegle

Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. has initiated a campaign to raise money for a mental health nursing scholarship honoring Madeline A. Naegle, PhD, CNS-PMH, RN, BC, FAAN, national and international nursing leader in mental health/substance abuse education, research, and practice.Read more...