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  • Jane Delano Student Nurse Scholarship

    From American Red Cross

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    The Jane Delano Student Nurse Scholarship was established to promote nursing as a career and the involvement of new nurses in the Red Cross.

    Jane Delano was the principal organizer of the Red Cross Nursing Service. Thanks to her efforts, more than 20,000 Red Cross nurses served in World War I. She died in France in 1919, while traveling on behalf of the Red Cross. In recognition of her service to our country, she received the Distinguished Service Medal and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

    Requirements/Eligibility Criteria (not all-inclusive)

    • Applications are due in May and applicants are notified in July each year
    • Nursing students (undergraduate or graduate) who have contributed volunteer service to or are employees of an American Red Cross Unit within the past five (5) years; preference will be given to nursing student volunteers
    • A unit may be a:
      • Chapter
      • Humanitarian Services region
      • Blood Services region
      • Preparedness, Health, and Safety Services territory
      • Service to the Armed Forces station
    • Have completed the equivalent of at least one year of college/university credits
    • Be currently enrolled in an accredited United States nursing program
    • Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing
    • State Nationwide
    • Deadline 05/31/2021
    • Amount $3,000
    • Requirements Undergraduate, Graduate, Membership, Transcript, Work Commitment
    • Contact American Red Cross National Headquarters
      431 18th Street, NW
      Washington, DC 20006
      email: NationalAwards@redcross.org
      1-800-733-2767
    • Scholarship Application


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