Ruth E. Stafford and James D. Durante Nursing Scholarships

The Ruth E. Stafford and James D. Durante Nursing Scholarships assist staff currently working in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in pursuing education to become an LPN, RN, or pursuing an advanced degree as an RN. The Foundation for Quality Care administers this program.  Five scholarships for $2,000 each are available. Recipients will be presented with their awards at the Annual Nurse Leadership Conference.

SKILLED NURSING

CATEGORY I:  Students pursuing licenses as a practical nurse or registered nurse
– Two (2) scholarships for $2,000 each

CATEGORY II:  Registered nurses pursuing advanced degrees in nursing (Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Specialist)
– Two (2) scholarships for $2,000 each

ASSISTED LIVING

CATEGORY I:  Students pursuing licenses as a practical nurse or registered nurse
– One (1) scholarships for $2,000

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QUESTIONS? Please contact Joanne at joconnor@nyshfa.org or call us at 518.462.4800


NYSHFA | NYSCAL Region Scholarships

NYSHFA/NYSCAL sponsors a Scholarship program, in collaboration with the NYSHFA Regions, to provide financial help to employees of NYSHFA/NYSCAL member facilities. Recipients receive a $750 Scholarship. Educational programs must be strictly related to the applicant’s health care career.

– Each Region Winner Receives a $750 Scholarship

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QUESTIONS? Please contact Joanne at joconnor@nyshfa.org or call us at 518.462.4800