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Dr. Barbara Wright Scholarship

A scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a registered nurse who is a NJSNA Region 4 member (minimum of one year) and/ or a nursing student who lives in Region 4 and is enrolled in a nursing education program at one of the following levels and meets the following criteria:

  • Entry Level RN (Diploma, Associates, or Baccalaureate)
  • RN to BSN
  • Masters in Nursing
  • Post Masters
  • Doctorate in Nursing

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must meet the following:

  • Current membership in NJSNA Region 4 (Minimum of one year):
    Applicants enrolled in a pre-licensure entry level program are exempt; however, they must reside in Region 4 or be enrolled in a Nursing Program located in Region 4 (Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, or Bucks PA Counties).
  • Two (2) letters of reference that address the applicant’s academic achievement/potential.
  • A current resume or CV.
  • Current enrollment in an accredited program of nursing education.
  • An essay of 300 words addressing content described in Application Part I.
  • Dean or Program Director of Nursing Program completion of Application Part II

For more information on determining whether you are eligible for this scholarship, contact the University Scholarship Committee at

Deadline for Completed Application: September 1, 2022

Email completed application to:

Applicants will be notified of decision on or before November 8.

Supplemental Documentation Required

When are Scholarships Offered Next?

2024 Winter Award Period
Application Period: Closed

2024 Summer Award Period
Application Period: July 1 – August 1, 2024