APNO offers financial aid to Missouri students in a graduate or doctorate level advanced practice program.  Scholarships are awarded at our annual conference each fall. 

 

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY:

To qualify for the scholarship, you must be currently enrolled in an accredited program leading to a MSN, Post Masters or DNP degree to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse. You must meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed 12 hours of Masters level courses 
  • Be a Missouri resident
  • Previous recipients are not eligible.

The program does not have to be located in the state of Missouri, but the student must be a resident of Missouri.

PROCESS FOR APPLYING:

1. Download the following forms (print 2 copies of the letter of reference)

Letter of Reference
Scholarship Letter of Reference 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [119.6 KB]
Verification of Student Status
Scholarship Verification 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [151.9 KB]

2. Gather the required supporting documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Proof of Missouri Residency (such as copy of MO Driver's License)
  • Verification of Student Status form completed by Dean/Director of program

 

3.  Complete  by clicking below, including a biographical statement (250 word or less) addressing the following:

  • How your experience as a RN has prepared you for an APN role
  • Measureable and clearly articulated short term personal goals
  • Measureable and clearly articulated long term personal goals
  • Why you feel you should be considered for the scholarship
  • Format:
    • #12 font
    • Double spaced
    • Not more than 250 words. Biographical statements longer than 250 words will disqualify the application for consideration.

4. Mail application, two letters of reference and all supporting documents to:

Advanced Practice Nurses of the Ozarks

Attn: Scholarship Committee

PO Box 14308

Springfield MO 65814

Click below to access a downloadable version of these instructions
APNO Scholarship Checklist 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [141.8 KB]