Grants and Scholarships  


2023 Annual Assembly Scholarship

Application Window: November 1 - December 15, 2022
Number of Scholarships: 5
HPNF provides scholarships for HPNA members to attend the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care. Conference scholarships cover the cost of early-bird registration for attending the event. 

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2023 Judy Lentz Scholarship

Application Window: November 1 - December 15, 2022
Number of Scholarships: 1
The Judy Lentz Scholarship for the Advancement of Palliative Care in Oncology Nursing provides a registered nurse, who is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society, with a one-year membership to HPNA, as well as conference registration for the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care.

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Sandra Lee Schafer Certification Scholarships

Application Window: January 1, 2023 to October 2023
Number of Scholarships Available: 20

In 2023, HPNF will provide 20 scholarships to nurses nationwide to cover the cost of certification fees. Valid for those earning a new Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC) certification or those who are renewing their current HPCC certification. Individuals can apply for the scholarships before or after taking the exam.

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8th National Nursing Ethics Conference

Application Window: January 2023
Number of Scholarships Available: 1

HPNF is offering 1 scholarship to attend the National Nursing Ethics Conference (NNEC) in 2023. Learn more about the Conference.

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ELNEC Scholarship

Application Window: January to March and August to October 2023
Number of Scholarships Available: 8
HPNF offers up to 8 scholarships annually for HPNA members to attend an HPNA-sponsored ELNEC Train-the-Trainer course.

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Sigma Foundation for Nursing/HPNF End-of-Life Nursing Care Research Grant

Application Window: February - April
Number of Scholarships: 1
In 2004, Sigma Foundation for Nursing and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation (HPNF) partnered to offer an annual research grant. With the goal of encouraging contributions to the advancement of nursing care through research, one grant of up to $10,000 will be awarded annually. Proposals for pilot and/or developmental research may be submitted for the grant. 

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Individual Education Scholarship

Application Due Date: June 1, 2023
Number of Scholarships: 4
The individual education scholarships were established by HPNF to provide financial assistance for nursing professionals earning academic degrees. This scholarship may be used for, but not limited to, tuition, books, computer software, and supplies that are related to nursing education. Nurses at all levels of nursing education (from entry level through graduate degrees) are encouraged to apply. 

 

 

The Team Conference for Hospice and Palliative Care Scholarship
Application Window: July to September 2023
Number of Scholarships: 6
HPNF offers up to 6 scholarships annually for HPNA members to attend the Team Conference for Hospice and Palliative Care Scholarship. The scholarship covers the cost of registration for the event. 
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Emerging Leaders Award

Applications will be available September 2024
Number of Scholarships: 30
This award is designed to celebrate and encourage early career hospice and palliative nurses. Applicants were required to be under the age of 40 OR have less than five years experience in hospice and palliative nursing. 

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Chapter Education Grant

Number of Grants: 2
HPNF promotes hospice and palliative nursing at the local level through Chapter Education Grants. Each year, HPNF awards up to two grants to HPNA Chartered Chapters for up to $1,500 each. The purpose of the grant is to benefit chapter members through education and expand chapter membership. The grants are competitive, and winners are selected by a review committee consisting of HPNA members. 

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