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Now is the Time . . . Apply for an ASPAN Scholarship

Updated: Jul 3, 2022

Are you looking toward an academic nursing degree, thinking about becoming certified, attending ASPAN National Conference in Denver 2023, traveling on a humanitarian medical mission or joining nurses around the country at the Nurse in Washington Institute (NIWI)?

Scholarships/Award Program: Accepting Applications Now Through July 1, 2022!

The ASPAN Scholarship/Award Program is a member benefit designed to provide financial assistance to ambulatory surgery, post-anesthesia, pre-anesthesia and pain management nurses aspiring to enhance their abilities to contribute to the perianesthesia nursing community. This scholarship/award granting year is 2022.

The scholarship application is based on a point system reflecting your current participation in component or ASPAN national activities. The points needed are easy and fun to achieve. Points for attending a component local, district, or state level educational session . . . ASPAN/component virtual conferences count, too. Volunteering for a component project, sitting on a component board of directors, providing a lecture, and even attending the ASPAN National Conferences all count towards scholarship points. You will see the points add up quickly.

Applicants must be current Active Category members of ASPAN and a component for the past two full years prior to the application deadline, and must provide the customary letters of recommendation, statement of financial need, and a personal statement. Scholarship/award information is available online only. Specific eligibility requirements for each type of scholarship/award are detailed in the instructions and required items lists on the Scholarship Program webpage, at

Scholarships/awards offered:

· $1,500 for Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing or Doctorate in Nursing

(for degree programs extending into 2022)

· $1,000 for ASPAN National Conference attendance for April 27–30, 2023, Denver, CO

· $500 for ASPAN National Conference 2023 Virtual/Recorded

· $1,000 for Humanitarian Missions in 2022

· Two $2,000 awards for the 2023 Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) program

· $314 for CPAN or CAPA Certification Exam fee in 2022

ASPAN’s Scholarship/Award Program postmark deadline is July 1, 2022.

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