MN Affiliate of the NACNS

Affiliate Member NACNS Conference Scholarship Award

Call for Applications 

Deadline: September 12, 2018


The MN Affiliate of the NACNS is pleased to offer an annual Chapter Member NACNS Conference Scholarship Award of up to $1750 towards attendance of the 2019 NACNS Annual Conference.

The recipient of these funds will be determined via an application process and announced at the 2018 Fall MN NACNS Conference with the award monies to be used in the calendar year of 2019.

Eligibility criteria include:

  • A minimum of one year of current MN NACNS membership
  • Applicant is a current, dues-paying MN NACNS affiliate member and maintains membership through the date of NACNS conference attendance.
  • Applicant must be a current member of NACNS during the 2019 annual conference. Funds can be applied toward NACNS membership if conference registration fees offer a combined fee structure.
  • Applicant has not been a recipient in the previous year of the NACNS scholarship funds.
  • Applicant is not a recipient of any other monetary awards or scholarship funds through the MN NACNS Affiliate for education/conference attendance in the same year for which funds will be applied.
  • Recipient must be willing to submit a summary about their conference experience or conference topic for publication in the affiliate newsletter.

The scholarship will be awarded based on responses received to the following 2 questions.

1.    Describe aspirations or actual contribution to the profession of nursing in the Clinical Nurse Specialist role.

2.    Outline how you would plan to utilize your attendance at the NACNS annual conference to enhance your professional development and engagement in the MN NACNS affiliate.

Your response to these 2 questions combined should be no more than 500 words in length.


Applications will be reviewed by the Chapter President, President Elect, and the ex officio President. In future years we will ask the previous year’s award winner to also serve as a reviewer

The deadline for applications to be received is September 12, 2018.

Applications may be e-mailed to Kris Negley at



The Minnesota Affiliate of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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