Scholarship Applications Now Available for the 2008-2009 Academic Year
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce that eight outstanding graduate students have been selected to receive The California Endowment-AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship. Introduced last year, this program was developed to provide financial support, mentoring, and leadership development activities to nursing students from underrepresented minority populations who are committed to teaching in a California school of nursing after graduation.
"We are excited about supporting these future leaders in nursing education here in California as we work together towards increasing diversity in nursing," said Robert Ross, MD, President and CEO of The California Endowment.
The California Endowment-AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship provides support to nursing students enrolled in graduate programs who aspire to be nurse educators. The latest round of scholarship awards were presented to:
Beverly Brownell, University of San Diego
Claudia M. Davis, University of California, Los Angeles
Therese Doan, University of California, San Francisco
Jacqueline Gregory, University of California, San Francisco
Jung-Eun Esther Kim, University of California, San Francisco
Hyacinth Vega Mussenden, University of California, San Francisco
Soohyun Nam, University of California, San Francisco
Cindy Wong, University of California, San Francisco
"AACN congratulates the scholarship winners and looks forward to
working with them as they develop into exceptional teachers and leaders of
the nursing profession," said AACN President Jeanette Lancaster, PhD, RN,
FAAN. "These awardees, who are all pursuing doctoral degrees, represent the
future of nursing education and will serve as role models for the next
generation of nurses educated in California institutions
|SOURCE American Association of Colleges of Nursing|
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