American College of Nurse Practitioners Nurse Practitioner Student Scholarship Award

The recipient receives a one-year membership in ACNP and $1000 scholarship. The Award is presented annually at the ACNP National Clinical Conference. The recipient will receive a complementary registration to the Clinical Conference and a maximum of $750 to defer travel and lodging expenses.

Criteria for Nomination

  • Proof of membership in ACNP
  • Proof of enrollment in an accredited NP program
  • 2 letters of support from professional colleagues
  • Evidence of a 3.4 or higher grade point average
  • Participation in a regional, state, or national professional organization
  • Promotion of the role of the nurse practitioner through a research project
  • Participation in legislative and policy- making activities at the local, state, or national level
  • Participation in community service.


Award Amount


Number of Awards

Deadlines & Renewal

Application Deadlines July 10
Winners Announcement Dates August 1
Award Cycle Annually
Is the scholarship auto renew every cycle No Detail Available

Eligibility Requirements

Gender No Requirement
Program Accreditation Required
Veterans and their families only No
State of Residence No Requirement
Minimum GPA 3.4
Essay No Requirement
Eligible minority groups No Requirement
Eligible nursing programs

    Sponsoring Organization

    American Journal for Nurse Practitioners

    225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 525
    Alexandria, VA 22314

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