Winner of the Lucy Perry scholarship, Jamal Norman, started her nursing career after she received her baccalaureate degree from the University of Central Arkansas. She worked as a labor and delivery nurse in Louisiana and, while working with medical residents and new graduate nurses, realized she had a passion for teaching. She got her Masters from Grambling State University and currently teaches women’s health there where she is also the advisor for the Grambling State University Student Nurses Association.
NEF’s only purpose is to provide nursing scholarship assistance to make graduate level nursing education possible. NEF is the largest, single, private, professionally endorsed source of funds for advanced nursing study with over one hundred years of service to and for professional nursing.
NEF’s Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from nursing, education, technology, and business communities. Members donate their time and talent to the advancement of the nursing profession. NEF operates with exceptionally low overhead. NEF employs only one individual who serves in several capacities. NEF is a non-profit organization with 501(c) status; thus, your contributions are fully tax-deductible.