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AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Nominations for 2023 awards and scholarships are now closed. 2023 awards were honored at the 2023 KLN Annual Nurse Educator Conference and Meeting. 
 
Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for the 2024 awards. The call for nominations will be released in early 2024. 
Congratulations to the 2023 Award Recipients

 

KLN Nurse Educator Scholarship: Dana Clements, Campbellsville University

Jo Ann M. Wever Award for Excellence in Nursing Education: Kathy Blair, Ashland Comm & Tech College

Helen Watts Lester Carpenter Memorial Scholarship: Elizabeth McGinnis, Ashland Independent Schools

Awards

Apply by April 15, 2017

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.

Scholarships

Apply by April 2, 2017

KLN Nursing Faculty Scholarship for Graduate Education

 

The scholarship for $500 is being awarded as a one-time only gift to qualified nurse applicants.

 

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 nursing or related program at the masters or doctoral level

  • Intent to remain in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to teach in an undergraduate or graduate level program of nursing.

 

Recipients agree to present their work in a poster or podium presentation during the KLN Annual Conference the following year.

 

KLN Nursing Faculty Scholarship for the
Certified Nurse Educator Examination

 

This $500 scholarship is to be awarded annually as a one-time-only gift to qualified nurse applicants for the purpose of obtaining or renewing individual Certified Nurse Educator credentialing via the CNE exam.

 

Applicants must have:

  • Current membership in KLN and be a participant in the Annual Meeting of the KLN

  • Earned graduate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program

  • Active, unrestricted Kentucky nursing license

  • Employment as faculty in a KBN approved nursing program

  • Intent to remain in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to teach in an accredited nursing program.

 

Recipients agree to submit evidence of CNE testing or renewal within one year of award. Failure to do so will require return of award.

KLN Service Scholarship 

The scholarship for $500 is awarded annually as a one-time only gift to an instructor or nursing program to offset the cost of a service learning project or medical mission project.

 

Applicants must have:

  • Current membership in KLN and be a participant in the Annual Meeting of the KLN

  • Active, unrestricted Kentucky nursing license

  • Intent to remain in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to teach in an undergraduate or graduate level program of nursing. 

 

Recipients agree to present their work in a poster or podium presentation during the KLN Annual Conference the following year.

 

Kentucky League for Nursing Research Scholarship

 

The scholarship for $500 is a one-time award to assist nurse educators conducting research to add to the body of evidence regarding nursing education.

 

Applicants must have:

  • Current membership in KLN and be a participant in the Annual Meeting of the KLN

  • Active, unrestricted Kentucky nursing license

  • A current position as a nurse educator in the Commonwealth of Kentucky teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level. 

 

Applicants must prepare a written proposal including:

  • Description of the research project and specifically identify how the money will be used.

  • Documentation of research approved by Institutional Review Board.

 

Recipients agree to present their work in a poster or podium presentation during the KLN Annual Conference the following year.

 

 

 

 

 

The scholarship for $1000 is being awarded by NurseThink 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. 

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