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Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania

nursinf_foundation_website The Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania (NFP), a supporting organization of the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA), is accepting applications for the following scholarships:

  • Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund: Mrs. Florence (Flo) Grady-Fasick generously established a named fund at the NFP to benefit nursing education. In the form of a bequest, the Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund annually provides a total of $10,000 to distribute to five nursing students, each with a $2,000 scholarship.
  • Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania Future Nurse Leader Scholarship: This fund provides scholarships to students demonstrating leadership skills in their pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in an accredited BSN program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Two scholarships equaling $1,000 each shall be distributed.
  • Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund: This scholarship fund, administered on behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), was established by the Department of Pennsylvania VFW in memory of the late Jack E. Barger, Sr., Department Commander, who died while in office. Six $1,000 scholarships are being awarded to nursing students who meet the following criteria: (1) Recipient must be at least one of the following: active duty service member, U.S. veteran, or child/spouse of a veteran or active duty service member; (2) Recipient must be a resident of Pennsylvania; and (3) Recipient must be an undergraduate student.
  • Alumni Association Scholarship Fund of the Former AEMC Nursing School of Philadelphia: This fund exists to provide scholarships to students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree, whether baccalaureate, graduate or post-graduate. Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 are being awarded to nursing students.

For application requirements, visit  Applications must be received by March 30, 2016 .

Questions can be directed to NFP Communications Coordinator Jennifer Neidig at or 717-798-8942. To learn more about the NFP and our scholarship opportunities, visit The NFP is organized and operated to support the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association’s (PSNA) efforts to enhance nursing and healthcare.

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The NFP ensures nurses for tomorrow. The NFP is a recipient of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations’ Seal of Excellence for successfully completing a rigorous Standards for Excellence® accreditation program. The official registration and financial information of the NFP may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania, 800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. ( The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) is the non-profit voice for nurses in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Representing more than 215,000 nurses, the Association works to be essential in advancing, promoting and supporting the profession of nursing to improve health for all in the Commonwealth. PSNA is a constituent member of the American Nurses Association ( Jennifer Neidig Communications Coordinator Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania