About the Cheryl M. Thomas Scholarship
This $5,000 scholarship is awarded by the Long-term Care Nursing Education Foundation and is designed to address the shortage of trained nurses working in the field of long-term care. This scholarship rewards a long-term care professional who is interested in advancing his/her nursing education and has demonstrated exceptional commitment and dedication to improving the quality of life with excellent care for the residents that reside in his/her home. The winner will be notified in February 2018, and the scholarship will be presented to the recipient in-person at the 2018 AADNS Annual Conference in National Harbor, MD, June 27-29, 2018.
The recipient must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a BSN program
The recipient must have at least 12 months of experience working in a long-term care facility
The recipient of this scholarship will receive $5,000 toward a BSN degree, complimentary registration to the 2018 AADNS Annual Conference in National Harbor, MD (a $550 value), two nights of hotel accommodations at the host hotel, and a travel stipend.