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Scholarships Information

Scholarships Information



SER provides a number of Scholarship Awards for our members to assist in their Education and conference attendance. (see below)

2022 Dorothy Doughty Education Scholarships

Applications will be accepted through June 14, 2022
 

WOCNEP Scholarship

Southeast Region of the WOCN® Society is proud to offer scholarship awards for those nurses wishing to attend an Accredited (WOC) Nursing Educational Program. Scholarship applications are accepted once per year.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Current active member of the Southeast Region of the WOCN® Society - (Member of the WOCN® Society with SER selected as your region)
  • Employed or willing to seek employment within the Southeast Region in the clinical practice of wound, ostomy, continence or foot care nursing upon graduation
  • Seeking education in wound, ostomy, continence and/or foot nursing care at a WOCN® accredited Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Education Program (WOCNEP) or Specialty Program
  • Proof of one of the following:
    • Acceptance to a WOCN® accredited WOCNEP or Specialty Program
    • Current enrollment in a WOCN® accredited WOCNEP or Specialty Program 
    • Certificate of completion from a WOCN® accredited WOCNEP or Specialty Program, within three months of graduation
  • A satisfactory letter of recommendation from professional associates who have known the applicant for at least one year (from current employer or colleague is preferred)
  • Has not been awarded a scholarship from the SER of the WOCN® Society in the past three years
  • To receive monetary award, requirements must be completed within 18 months of award notification
  • Recipient(s) will receive the scholarship upon receipt of certificate of completion from a WOCN® accredited WOCNEP or Specialty Program
  • All information potentially identifying the nominee will be redacted for an impartial blind vote by the Southeast Region board of directors
  • Recipient(s) will be notified by August 5, 2022
  • Current board members are not eligible for this award

Scholarship recipients will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes associated with the scholarship. In the event, a recipient receives an amount of $600 or more, they will be required to submit a W-9 form BEFORE receiving scholarship payment.

The SER does not share/exchange application information with the WOCN® Society.

The following items must be sent to the SER of WOCN® Society Director of Awards at time of submission.   IF ITEMS ARE NOT RECEIVED (or postmarked) on June 14, 2022 THE APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED.

  1. One letter of recommendation signed by the person writing the recommendation, preferably on letterhead
  2. Proof of one of the following: acceptance, current enrollment or graduation (within current calendar year) from a WOCN® accredited WOCNEP or Specialty Program
  3. Proof of current WOCN® Society membership
  4. If available, proof of employment within the SER of the WOCN® Society

Advanced Practice Scholarship

Southeast Region of the WOCN® Society is proud to offer scholarship awards for those nurses wishing to attend graduate school. Scholarship applications are accepted once a year. Applications may be submitted before the program begins.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Current active member of the Southeast Region of the WOCN® Society - (Member of the WOCN® Society with SER selected as your region)
  • Employed or willing to seek employment within the Southeast Region in the clinical practice of wound, ostomy, continence or foot care nursing upon graduation
  • Seeking a Master's or Doctoral Degree or NP/CNS Certificate
  • Proof of current enrollment or acceptance into a NLN accredited nursing program or other accredited college/university
  • Certified by the WOCNCB® in one of the following: wound, ostomy, continence and/or foot care
  • A satisfactory letter of recommendation from professional associates who have known the applicant for at least one year (from current employer or colleague is preferred)
  • Has not been awarded a scholarship from the SER of the WOCN® Society in the past three years
  • To receive monetary award, requirements must be completed within 18 months of award notification
  • Recipient(s) will receive the scholarship upon receipt of transcripts for semester/quarter credit
  • All information potentially identifying the nominee will be redacted for an impartial blind vote by the Southeast Region board of directors
  • Recipient(s) will be notified by August 5, 2022
  • Current board members are not eligible for this award

Scholarship recipients will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes associated with the scholarship. In the event, a recipient receives an amount of $600 or more, they will be required to submit a W-9 form BEFORE receiving scholarship payment.

The SER does not share/exchange application information with the WOCN® Society.

The following items must be sent to the SER of WOCN® Society Director of Awards at time of submission.   IF ITEMS ARE NOT RECEIVED (or postmarked) on June 14, 2022 THE APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED.

  1. One letter of recommendation signed by the person writing the recommendation, preferably on letterhead
  2. Proof of one of the following: acceptance, current enrollment or graduation (within current calendar year) from a NLN accredited nursing program or other accredited college/university
  3. Proof of current WOCN® Society membership
  4. Proof of WOCNCB® certification in one or more specialties
  5. If available, proof of employment within the SER of the WOCN® Society

Conference Attendance Scholarship
Six $1000 conference scholarships will be awarded

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