Deadline to Apply/Nominate: April 2
Applications for 2019 awards and scholarships are now being accepted through April 15, 2019. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague. Awards will be announced at the 2015 KLN Annual Nurse Educator Conference and Meeting.
Applications must be received by April 15, 2019.
Congratulations to the 2016 KLN NurseTim Scholarship Recipient:
Faith Corbin - Campbellsville University
Congratulations to the 2018 Scholarship and Award Recipients honored at the KLN Annual Meeting:
Dr. Michelle Dickens - Bro. Ignatius Perkins Nurse Faculty Scholarship
Terri Ratliff - Wever Excellence in Nursing Education Award
Opportunities to Serve
KLN Board of Directors
We are currently seeking nominations to fill the following positions:
President-Elect - 2015-2019 (2 years as president-elect, 2 years as president)
Director (2) - 2015-2018
KLN Representative to the Kentucky Association for Nursing Students (KANS)
We are seeking nominations for a member to serve as a liason with KANS. This position is appointed by the KLN Board of Directors.
JoAnn Maurer Wever Excellence in Nursing Education Awards
This Award for Excellence in Nursing Education in the Commonwealth of Kentucky will be presented to two outstanding academic nurse educators yearly during the annual business meeting of the Kentucky League for Nursing. The honor will recognize significant contribution to excellence and innovation in nursing education contributing to the preparation of the nursing workforce in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
The Kathryn M. Mershon Nursing Faculty Scholarship -
The Kathryn M. Mershon Nursing Faculty Scholarship is awarded by the Kentucky League for Nursing to honor a nurse who has worked tirelessly to improve nursing education and the nursing workforce in Kentucky and throughout the nation. The scholarship is awarded annually to a Kentucky League for Nursing member as a one-time only gift to a qualified nurse applicant pursuing graduate education with the intention of remaining in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to teach in an accredited undergraduate or graduate level program of nursing.
The Brother Ignatius Perkins Nursing Faculty Scholarship -
Certified Nurse Educator Examination
The Brother Ignatius Perkins Nursing Faculty Scholarship is awarded by the Kentucky League for Nursing in honor of Brother Ignatius Perkins who has served the citizens of the Common-wealth of Kentucky and the National League for Nursing for many years through his activities enhancing nursing education. The scholarship is to be used by Kentucky League for Nursing members to assist preparation and examination for the NLN’s Certified Nurse Educator credential. The recipient is required to sit for the CNE exam within one year of the award.
The scholarship for $500 is being awarded by NurseTim to a KLN member pursuing a graduate degree with the intent of teaching.
Applicants must have:
Current membership in KLN and be a participant in the Annual Meeting of the KLN
Active, unrestricted Kentucky nursing license
Acceptance into an accredited graduate level program leading to a degree in nursing or related field at either the masters or doctoral level
Intent to remain in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to teach in an undergraduate or graduate level program of nursing.