Nurse scholarship applications due May 15

The $5,000 Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship application deadline is drawing near. All applications must be post marked no later than May 15, 2011.

The scholarship is available for nurses wanting to advance their training in pediatric lung and respiratory diseases or to prepare for positions in clinical practice and management. 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.

For further information regarding the Eight and Forty 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.