Scholarships

Scholarship opportunites may be available when funding exists and may change over time. These currently include:

The Marjorie T. Goodwin Scholarship Fund in Nurse Anesthesia

The Marjorie T. Goodwin Scholarship Fund in Nurse Anesthesia provides scholarships for full time students in underserved populations who are in good academic standing, as determined by the scholarship commitee in the VCU's School of Allied Health Professions' Department of Nurse Anesthesia.

The Fallacaro Patient Safety Endowment

The Fallacaro Patient Safety Endowment is awarded to graduate student(s) who best represent a spirit of service to others through a commitment to patient safety as demonstrated by their words (whether this be a scholarly product such as a capstone or publication) or through their deeds (such as exemplary actions to promote patient safety through alleviating pain and suffering in another).

The Mildred Anne Poitevin Scholarship 

The Mildred Anne Poitevin Scholarship fund donated by Dana Sharp for students who are (1)US citizens, (2)US military veterans or active-duty personnel uniformed military services, honorably discharged US military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel), disabled veterans or spouses of the preceeding, (3) enrolled in the VCU Nurse Anesthesia program, (4) in good academic standing as defined by the Department, and (5) prepared to submit and essay and/or be interviewed.

Beverly George-Gay Scholarship Fund

The Beverly George-Gay Scholarship Fund shall be used to provide scholarships for student(s) accepted into the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia program in the School of Allied Health Professions, with preference given to student(s) who represent underserved populations in the field of nurse anesthesia.

Bernard A. Kuzava Scholarship in Nurse Anesthesia
 

The Bernard A. Kuzava Scholarship in Nurse Anesthesia shall be awarded annually to those enrolled in the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia program and in good academic standing as defined by the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia's standards.

The Robert "Bob" Lanning Nurse Anesthesia Scholarship
 

The Robert "Bob" Lanning Nurse Anesthesia Scholarship fund was established in memory of Bob Lanning, the late husband of alumna Kelly Elmhorst-Lanning. The scholarship shall be annually awarded to those enrolled in the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia program and in good academic standing who are facing significant personal challenges similar to those Kelly and Bob faced.

Dr. William Hartland, Jr. Fund
 

The Dr. William Hartland, Jr. fund shall be used to support educational opportunities and programs for development of teaching skills for faculty, adjunct faculty and students in the Department of Nurse Anesthesia.

District V/VANA Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) Scholarship
 

The District V / VANA Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) Scholarship shall be annually awarded to those student(s) in the DNAP practice doctorate nurse aneshtesia program who are either CRNAs or SRNAs. The student(s) must be working or accepting a job in Virginia upon graduation with the anticipation of continued employment in Virginia for at least one year after graduation. The scholarship recipient is required to attend the VANA midyear assembly and/or VANA lobby day, speak at a District V VANA meeting (one hour) or at a general VANA meeting (15 minutes) or write an article in the Monitor, the VANA newsletter.

For more information on how to apply, please contact Heather Millar, Director of Marketing and Development, at 804 828-9808.