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The Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund

Information And Application

NFP will begin accepting applications on January 1, 2019.
Questions may be directed at any time to Paula Lasecki at 717-827-4369 or email plasecki@thenfp.org.

NFP’s The Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund exists to provide scholarships to students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for nursing students in their second semester or more of nursing school.

Criteria

  1. The applicant must attend an accredited program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  2. Funds are for students in their second semester or more of nursing school.
  3. Students should have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.
  4. Students are required to demonstrate financial need and commitment to the nursing profession.
  5. Previous recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to apply.
  6. May only apply to one NFP scholarship per calendar year, excluding the Jack Barger scholarship.

How to Apply

Applications must be accompanied by:

  • An official transcript of most recent grades (Fall Semester); Include current course of enrollment.
  • Two letters of reference on official letterhead, with at least one being an academic contact (letters should describe the applicant’s scholastic abilities, leadership qualities and community service)
  • Completed essays
  • Submit a high-resolution professional headshot for publicity use by PSNA/NFP (NOTE: selfies or phone camera photos are not acceptable)

Application can only be submitted via website (application form below).

Application deadline is March 30, 2019

If you need to mail or email any transcripts or reference letters please send to:

Paula Lasecki 
plasecki@thenfp.org
ATTN: NFP Scholarships,
3605 Vartan Way,
Suite 204,
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Post-Award Requirements:

  1. Within one year, recipients must agree to send a note detailing their academic milestones to NFP’s board of trustees (c/o NFP) for NFP promotional purposes.
  2. As able, scholarship recipients are asked to “pay their gratitude forward” through one or more of the following means to advance the nursing profession:
    • Volunteering service to NFP,
    • Contributing to the mission of NFP;
    • Making an unrestricted financial gift to NFP; and/or
    • Otherwise ensuring the perpetuity of NFP.
  3. Upon graduation, provide NFP with your year of graduation and updated contact information. This will be used by NFP when sending invitations and information.
  4. On a regular ongoing basis, provide voluntary submission of published articles and other professional works for use in PSNA/NFP publications and publicity.

Apply For Scholarship

  • Applicant Information

  • Current School of Nursing Enrollment

    School listed below is where your official transcript should be mailed from if already in program.
  • Academic Qualifications

  • Application File Submissions

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  • If you need to mail or email please send to: Jennifer Neidig at jneidig@psna.org or ATTN: NFP Scholarships, 3605 Vartan Way, Suite 204, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
    These materials must be postmarked by no later than March 30, 2019 for application consideration.
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  • If you need to mail or email please send to: Jennifer Neidig at jneidig@psna.org or ATTN: NFP Scholarships, 3605 Vartan Way, Suite 204, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
    These materials must be postmarked by no later than March 30, 2019 for application consideration.
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  • Essay Topics

    Applicant shall submit two essays (no more than one single-spaced typed page each).

    Please select two of the following questions to respond to, addressing scholarship need in at least one of your essays.

    1. Choose a person you admire and explain why.
    2. How have you achieved results with success or failure in your life? How has it influenced your development?
    3. In terms of extracurricular athletic, community or family commitments, how have you taken full advantage of opportunities?
    4. If you did not have much time in high school for extracurricular pursuits due to family, work or other obligations, discuss a special attribute or accomplishment that sets you apart and why you would be a good candidate to receive this scholarship.
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