Purpose & Scope
The purpose of the program is to encourage members of AWHONN’s Oklahoma Section to pursue baccalaureate degrees and other higher degrees in nursing or an area with a demonstrated application to women’s health, obstetric, or neonatal nursing.
Cash scholarships are awarded annually. The number and dollar amount of scholarships awarded each year may vary depending upon a vote of AWHONN Oklahoma Section leadership. The minimum scholarship amount is $500.
An individual may not receive two scholarships for the same level of education however; a qualified person may apply for a new scholarship if pursuing a higher level of education. Award recipients are eligible for subsequent scholarships but not in successive years.
1. Formally enrolled in a bachelor’s degree or higher program in nursing or a higher degree program in an area of study with a demonstrated application to women’s health, obstetric, or neonatal nursing. May be a full-time or part-time student.
2. AWHONN membership
▪ Annual dues have been paid in the same year that the scholarship application is made.
▪ Membership application and annual dues may be submitted with this application.
3. Current Oklahoma LPN or RN licensure in good standing for those in Career Mobility programs or those pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree