Nursing Scholarships and Awards
The Student Affairs Committee supports, sponsors, and initiates the MOSINA, MLN and other awards for formal recognition of outstanding student achievement. Each award and scholarship has specific criteria and deadlines.
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Tradition of Excellence
At least one pre-licensure junior nursing student is selected annually by the nursing faculty following admission to the nursing program. The selected student demonstrates through the application written essay a commitment and potential for excellence in nursing.
The Research Foundation provides scholarships for students interested in pursuing a degree in nursing at one of the following nursing programs: Avila University (Kansas City, MO), Rockhurst University/Research College of Nursing (Kansas City, MO) or William Jewell College (Liberty, MO).
Nancy Whalen Nursing Scholarship is awarded annually to help Children's Mercy employees in nursing programs leading to an LPN or RN degree.
MOSINA (Most Outstanding Senior in Nursing Award)
This award supports the faculty belief that the humanities are an essential part of the nursing program and as such recognizes the senior pre-licensusre student who has best achieved the curriculum objective as determined through academic excellence, service, and clinical performance.
Excellence in Clinical Practice Award This award recognizes the senior pre-licensure nursing student who has best demonstrated overall excellence in the clinical environment.
Excellence in Leadership Award This award recognizes the pre-licensure nursing student, who has best demonstrated overall excellence in leadership potential, interpersonal skills, and a commitment to life-long.