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NANN Scholarships and Contests



APRN Membership Scholarship

Are you a newly graduated neonatal nurse practitioner? Apply for NANN and NANNP's Membership Scholarship Program for newly graduated APRNs, supported by Abbott Nutrition! The scholarships provide one year complimentary NANN/NANNP membership ($170 value) as well as complimentary registration for NANN's APRN Summit at NANN's 2019 Annual Conference ($75 value) to 25 newly graduated or graduating APRNs. (Scholarship recipients must have been graduates of an APRN program in 2018 or plan to graduate by December 2019.)

The deadline to apply is June 3, 2019. Apply today!

We are thrilled to offer this scholarship opportunity to the next generation of APRNs!

This program was made possible through the generosity of Abbott Nutrition.

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Conference Scholarship Program

Attend NANN's 35th Annual Conference this October 9-12, 2019 in Savannah, Georgia at no cost by applying for a conference scholarship! Supported by a grant from Mead Johnson Nutrition, the conference scholarship program is open to NANN members who have an interest in advancing their career and involvement in neonatal care, management, and/or research.

The deadline to apply is June 3, 2019. Apply today!



Nurse in Washington Internship Program Scholarship

The Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) is an intense learning experience for nurses interested in becoming more involved in the legislative and regulatory aspects of healthcare. The 2019 NIWI program will take place March 24-26 in Washington, DC. The 3-day program aims to:

  • Describe how nurses can be involved and influence policy at the local and national level.
  • Discuss how to work effectively with legislative staff to advance policy agendas.
  • Describe key steps to effect change in the legislative process.
  • Identify techniques to advance legislative issues at the grassroots level.
  • Identify legislative, political, and economic forces driving healthcare policy and delivery changes today.
  • Learn to schedule Capitol Hill meetings.

The application for the NIWI Program Scholarship is closed. 


2019 NICU Leadership Forum (NLF) Scholarship

Leadership in today's NICU requires knowledge, creative thinking, and problem solving to confront increasing regulatory, business, and personal challenges. The NICU Leadership Forum will provide you with practical solutions to help navigate through daily challenges while also providing the opportunity for you to network with your fellow NICU nursing leaders.

NANN is offering five (5) scholarships ($699 value) to attend the NICU Leadership Forum taking place April 28 - May 2, 2019 at the Wigwam in Litchfield Park, Arizona. 

The application for the NLF Scholarship is closed. 

March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarships

To recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies, the March of Dimes offers several $5,000 scholarships annually to registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal-child nursing.

NANN Emerging Leader Program

The application period for the 2017 Emerging Leader Program has ended. Stay tuned for details about our 2018 program.