Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Elizabeth Mullensky Nursing Scholarship Available

Deadline: Postmarked by March 30, 2012
2012-2013 Academic Year

The Elizabeth Mullensky Nursing Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to a qualified nursing student in memory of Elizabeth Mullensky, whose career in nursing spanned over 40 years. Elizabeth was a strong advocate of higher education for women.

Tuition Scholarship: Up to $3,000 for the 2012-2013 academic year

Eligibility: Any woman who has completed at least one full year of college, has resided in East Jefferson County for at least two years, and is pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the field of Nursing.

Selection Criteria:

  • Past academic performance
  • Financial need
  • Educational and professional goals
  • For more information:

    Mullensky Nursing Scholarship

    c/o C. Bentley

    4794 Bell St.

    Port Townsend, WA 98368

    360-379-0953 More information

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    TA Position Available - NURS 303

    Deadline: March 6, 2012

    TA 50% Position Spring 2012

    A Teaching Assistant is needed in the Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, for NURS 303 Foundations of Professional Nursing: Exploration of the profession of nursing, including past and present work of nurses, the experience of being ill and seeking health care, and the U.S. health care system. Class meets on Tuesdays, 9:30-12:20 [Faculty: Dr. Stephen Padgett]

    Roles and Responsibilities of the TA include:
    • Evaluation of class assignments
    • Development of educational and testing material
    • Literature search, duplication and distribution of educational material
    • Assist in preparation of course materials, and assist in presenting course content when appropriate
    • Assist in keeping track of student assignments, attendance and other matters related to administrative tasks
    • Assist in grading papers or tests, helping students as necessary with course work and assignments
    • Other duties as assigned when needed
    • Must be Nursing Graduate Student in good standing
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to solve problems creatively
    • Ability to provide feedback and guidance to students in writing and library-research projects
    • Experience setting up laptops and LCD projectors for digital projection
    • Experience posting and updating course material on the web
    • Experience grading papers and tests

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    Thursday, February 23, 2012

    Legacy Scholarship - Tacoma General Hospital SoN

    Deadline: March 15, 2012

    The Tacoma General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association created the Legacy Scholarship program to honor the school and its graduates and to preserve its history and values. The scholarships defray costs for nursing students in their final year of study.

    To be eligible for the Legacy Scholarship program, applicants must be entering their final year of education to become a Registered Nurse at a school of nursing located in the state of Washington. Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to apply to MultiCare Health System for a position after graduation. MultiCare will make every effort to place individuals in their areas of interest, however, positions are not guaranteed.

    A scholarship recipient may elect to use this award for tuition, in which case the award will not be taxable and will be transferred directly to the recipient’s school. In the alternative, a recipient may elect to use the award for living expenses. In this case, the award will be taxable income and will be sent directly to the recipient. For more information and the electronic application please see the following links:

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    RA Position - CIRG

    Deadline: open until filled

    RA Position - Clinical Informatics Research Group (CIRG) Spring quarter 2012 Will continue through summer, perhaps beyond

    Looking for students who program in PHP and/or Java to work on open-source health informatics software with the UW’s Clinical Informatics Research Group (CIRG). Health/clinical experience not necessary; experience working with Linux systems and databases is a plus.

    Gain experience working here at UW with teams on domestic and international clinical and public health projects. Opportunities for collaboration on posters and publications. Work includes mobile development with open source tools such as Apache Callback/Cordova, cPRO, and OpenDataKit.

    Hourly and RA opportunities. Please contact Justin McReynolds ( outlining experience and availability.

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    Wednesday, February 22, 2012

    RA Position - Patient & Partner Intervention - ICD study

    Deadline: open until filled

    RA 25-50% Patient and Partner Intervention After an ICD study Mid-Spring 2012

    This RA position encompasses participation in an intervention research study to test two (2) nursing interventions in patients who have an implanted cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). The job responsibilities include data entry, data tracking, using SPSS for data analysis, conducting health histories by telephone, tracking medical records, participation in team meetings, other.

    The RA is reserved for doctoral students who have an interest in CV disease and want to get their dissertation research using data from the grant.

    The position will begin in mid-Spring quarter as an hourly position, with the possibility that it will become 50% in summer quarter. The position will last for one (1) academic year and can be extended.

    For more information, contact Cindy Dougherty:

    Cynthia M. Dougherty ARNP, PhD, FAAN

    Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

    University of Washington, Box 357266

    Seattle, WA 98195-7266

    (206) 221-7927 phone

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    Wednesday, February 15, 2012

    Northwest Navy Nurse Corps Association Scholarship

    Deadline: March 10, 2012

    Spring 2012

    The Northwest Navy Nurse Corps Association has established a fund to award scholarships to deserving nursing students and Registered Nurses to continue their studies toward a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing. The amount of the award will be $1,500.00. They are awarding this scholarship to increase awareness of both Navy Nursing as a career option, and of their association, the Northwest Navy Nurse Corps Association. Acceptance of this scholarship does not commit the recipient to service in the military. No information concerning applicants will be shared with recruiters. The completed application with all references must be emailed by 10 March or postmarked by 9 March to be considered. For more information and the electronic application please see More information

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    KCNA Scholarship

    Deadline: Thursday, March 1

    KCNA is proud to help ensure the future of nursing in our community by offering scholarships to deserving nursing students who attend school (or have a permanent address) in King County. In May, KCNA will award 12 scholarships of $2500 each to nursing students for the 2012-13 academic year. Three classifications of student are served:

    • basic (those seeking initial licensure as RNs)
    • diploma nurses who are returning to earn Bachelor’s Degrees
    • nurses who are pursuing advanced degrees in nursing or related fields.

    To be eligible, the student must attend an accredited nursing school and have a GPA of 3.0 or greater. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic performance, community service, and involvement in school or professional activities.

    Information and application forms are available on KCNA's Student Nursing page. Don’t need a scholarship? Perhaps you are in a position to donate to help students who do! To donate, visit KCNA's Donate to Scholarships page.

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    Monday, February 13, 2012

    UWRA Scholarships/Fellowships, and Hartford Geriatric Fellowships

    February 23, 2012, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

    Scholarship Application Workshop

    Barbara Cochrane, Director of the de Tornyay Center, will discuss her experience with the development and review of student applications for de Tornyay Center Healthy Aging Research Scholarships, UWRA Scholarships/Fellowships, and Hartford Geriatric Fellowships. This will be an excellent opportunity for students to ask questions about compelling ways to write about a gerontology-related research idea for funding. Every year the de Tornyay Center is honored to offer Healthy Aging Scholarships to support and nurture students pursuing research in the field of gerontology. These scholarships provide unrestricted funds for UW BSN, MN and doctoral (both DNP and PhD) students. We encourage students from the Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses to apply. For the application please see the website.

      The de Tornyay Center Website

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      Friday, February 10, 2012

      Mary Mahoney Professional Nurse Organization Scholarship

      Deadline: February 15, 2012

      Spring 2012

      The Mary Mahoney Professional Nurse Organization is now accepting scholarship applications for the academic year 2012-13. The organization provides scholarships to African Heritage students who are pursuing a degree in professional nursing. Scholarship applications need to be postmarked by February 15, 2012. For the application please see more information.

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        Thursday, February 9, 2012

        TA Position - NURS522

        Deadline: February 21, 2012

        TA 50% Position Spring 2012

        Provide support for NURS 522 Legal and Ethical Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing: Focus on construction and analysis of research-based philosophies and theories related to nursing practice at the community, population, and systems levels. Synthesize and apply knowledge about social and environmental justice, determinants of health, and human health responses to populations and communities. Examine and evaluate leadership roles for nurses in community settings. Class held on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30-4:20p. Students are baccalaureate nursing students in second year of curriculum.

        Roles and Responsibilities of the TA include:
        • Attending class: NURS 522 meets from 1:30-4:20pm on Wednesdays throughout Spring quarter
        • Posting and updating course material on the course web page
        • Assistance in grading papers, tests and in-class assignments
        • Duplication and distribution of educational material
        • Must be Nursing Graduate Student in good standing.
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
        • Excellent literature search skills and writing skills
        • Ability to work independently
        • Enrollment in the PhD program and former teaching experience
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