NursingHomeAbuse. Net's Awareness and Prevention Scholarship

The scholarship, “NursingHomeAbuse. Net's Awareness and Prevention Scholarship,” -the first of its kind-was created to financially assist US students committed to increasing awareness and preventing nursing home abuse.

Any student enrolled in an accredited online post-secondary institution is eligible to apply, however, this scholarship is generally suited for students studying nursing, social work, psychology, or healthcare administration. The applicants must also be receiving some form of need-based help. The scholarship will help pay for non-tuition related living expenses for the 2012 − 2013 academic year that are not covered by the recipient's current financial help such as:

  • Rent
  • Childcare
  • Books and School Supplies
  • Utilities-Gas/Electric
  • Utilities-Internet Connection
  • Groceries

Applications must be emailed or postmarked by February 15th, 2012 to be considered. The winner will be announced on May 31st, 2012.

More details and information about the scholarship can be found at: Nursing Home Abuse

The amount of scholarship is $5000.