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Mission, Vision And Values Of The Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.
To promote leadership through scholarship support for professional nurses seeking masters and doctoral degrees in nursing education, practice, service and research.
To be the national leader in providing graduate funds for nurse leaders in education, practice, service and research.
Excellence, Scholarship, Diversity, Stewardship
Support a Graduate Nurse's Education With a Donation To Nurses Educational Funds, Inc
Nurses Educational Funds, Inc, encourages all those who have ever been grateful for the care, commitment, and dedication of a nurse, to donate today to the Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. an organization solely devoted to raising money to support graduate nursing education.
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NEF Scholarship Application Screening and Review
February 1, 2019 at midnight the Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. (NEF) Scholarship Application process closed. This year NEF received 701 applications, the most ever in the 107-year history of NEF.
All submitted applications for the 2019-2020 NEF Scholarships will be screened for review in February 2019. Only those applicants who completed all of the application requirements will be considered finalists for an NEF Scholarship.
The NEF Scholarship review process begins in March by the nurse members of the NEF Board of Directors. The recipients of this years’ NEF Scholarships will be presented to the NEF Board of Directors for their approval at the May 1, 2019 board meeting. Once approved by the board the scholarship recipients will be notified by email after the first week in May.
The next NEF Scholarship Application process will open October 1, 2019 and closes February 1, 2020.
“SAVE THE DATE”
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2019
PLAN TO ATTEND THE NEF ANNUAL GALA RECEPTION
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.
Sponsorship and Registration information will be posted later in the summer. For more information now please contact:
Jerelyn Weiss, NEF Executive Director,
Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Education
Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. (NEF) is a not-for-profit organization which seeks and distributes funds to baccalaureate prepared 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...
Board Members in the News
Rosanne Raso, MS, RN, NEA-BC
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, was selected as a member of the 2018 class of the American Academy of Nursing Fellows.
Fellow selection criteria include evidence of significant contributions to nursing and health care, and sponsorship by two current Academy fellowsRead More...
Carl A. Kirton, DNP, MBA, RN, ANP.
Dr. Kirton has more than 30 years experience as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner with a particular emphasis on the care of patients with HIV and AIDS. He is currently the Chief Nursing Officer at University Hospital, the primary teaching facility for Rutgers Health Read More...
The focus of Dr. Mezey’s interest and scholarship has been on nursing ethics and care of older adults, focusing on assuring that nurses have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide quality care to this potentially vulnerable population. She directed 2 major national initiatives focused on care of older adults, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Teaching Nursing Home Program (1981-1987) and the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, NYU College of Nursing (Founding Director 1996-2009).Read More...
Currently Edwidge is the medical director at the Mount Sinai Hospital’s Performing Provider System (PPS) for Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program. Dr. Thomas has been a key advisor to universities and major metropolitan hospitals, on preparing the nursing workforce for future health care delivery challenges and integrating Advanced Practice Nurses within acute and ambulatory care settings to expand the community based healthcare footprint.Read More...