Applications for the Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship are now available for nurses wanting to advance their training in pediatric lung and respiratory diseases or to prepare for positions in clinical practice and management. One notable change with the scholarship is a $2,000 aid increase – Eight and Forty recipients will now be awarded $5,000.
Applicants are specifically required to have prospects of full-time employment that have a direct relationship with pediatric lung and respiratory disease nursing. To view the scholarship's complete requirements, click here .
Awards are made on the basis of personal and academic qualifications, with consideration given to past experience and future employment plans as they relate to pediatric lung and respiratory disease nursing.
All Eight and Forty applications must be postmarked no later than May 15, and scholarship recipients will be announced July 1. Applications that are incomplete or lack required documentation will not be considered. All decisions of the selection committee, comprised of Eight and Forty members, are final.
For further information regarding the Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship or to request an application packet, please contact The American Legion, Americanism and Children & Youth Division, Attn: Eight & Forty Nursing Scholarship, P.O. Box 1055, Indianapolis, IN 46206.