Graduate School Scholarships


THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS for the 2019-2020 academic year WAS SEPTEMBER 10, 2019. scholarships will be awarded at our annual gala on November 3, 2019, in Seattle, Washington.

The purpose of the scholarship program is to support graduate research and projects that promote advanced practice psychiatric nursing. Scholarships are funded by donations of our colleagues in the nursing and mental health community, Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses, and fellow citizens interested in improving psychiatric mental health nursing in our state.

Scholarships Available

Up to three $2,000 scholarships will be awarded in fall 2019. Recipients will also receive:

  • Free registration for themselves and a guest for the Foundation Gala on November 3, 2019, in Seattle, Washington.

  • Free registration for the AAPPN Spring Conference on March 28, 2020, at Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington.

Eligibility Requirements

Scholarship applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in a psychiatric mental health nursing program in Washington State during the upcoming academic year (Fall-Summer).

  • Have a current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Scholarship applicants do not have to be:

  • Enrolled for the entire year.

  • A Washington resident.

Award Criteria

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of:

  • Personal Statement

  • Academic Performance

  • Leadership Experiences

  • School Involvement

  • Community/Volunteer Activities