2014 Scholarship Recipients announced
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2014 Awards Nominations 
 Submission deadline was
June 20, 2014.
Call for submissions is now closed. 


NAP Board Member
Richard Arbour publishes article about Nightingale Awards of PA for Advance for Nurses web site.  Click here for copy of the article or here to go to link to the article on their website


2013 Award Winners Announced at Annual Gala
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2014 Awards Gala
Celebrating 25 Years!!
Friday, October 24, 2014




2014 Call for Scholarship Applications is Now Closed!


The submission deadline was March 14, 2014.


Click here for NAP 2014 Scholarship Application Press Release


Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania (NAP), a non-profit foundation created to recognize and retain nurses in Pennsylvania, announces the availability of scholarship funds for individuals pursuing an education in nursing. The scholarships will be awarded in April of 2014 and are available to be used for tuition, books, and/or educational fees for that spring semester of each year.

To qualify, an applicant must:

  1. be a resident of Pennsylvania
  2. be currently enrolled in a nursing school in Pennsylvania which prepares the student to become a licensed practical nurse, a registered nurse or working toward an advanced degree in nursing to practice in a new, advanced role in nursing
  3. have a current minimum grade point average of “B” according to the school’s standards
  4. have completed or are currently enrolled in at least ONE course designated as “Nursing”
  5. have NOT previously received a Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania Scholarship
  6. have a copy of letter of acceptance or its equivalent into a nursing program with a beginning date identified.

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on their academic achievement, leadership potential as evidenced by special honors and/or special recognition, community service, and personal commitment to the profession of nursing.

The deadline for submitting a scholarship application has been extended to
Friday, March 14, 2014.

Click here to download an applicaion in Word format.

Click here to download an application in PDF format.


For more information, view the NAP website or contact the Nightingale Awards office at 717-909-0350.

UPDATE - An additional form has been added for PhD applicants. This form must be submitted in addition to the general application

Click here to download the additional PhD application in Word format.

Click here to download the additional PhD application in PDF format.