New Member Scholarship

School nurses who join the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) for the first time are eligible for this scholarship. All new members joining between April 1st and March 31st are entered into a random drawing for a $1,500 conference scholarship. No need to apply! New members are automatically entered!

"The New Member Scholarship provided me with a sense of accomplishment, with accolades that followed, from my family, friends and colleagues. Becoming a scholarship recipient felt like a caring embrace, before being introduced to my nationwide family of school nurses." Stacey Caldwell Webb, RN


Promote NASN membership by presenting an annual scholarship for new active member attending the NASN annual conference.

Benefit of Membership

NASN members benefit from the scholarship by attracting new members to NASN, which results in greater revenue, visibility and influence of the organization.


This scholarship was established in 2001. It recognizes a new member, joining NASN for the first time, and supports attendance at the annual conference.

Scholarship Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Current license as a registered nurse in state of employment.
  • Current employment as a school nurse.
  • Joined NASN for the first time during the twelve-month period ending March 31 of the current year.
  • Members of NASN Board of Directors, staff, contractors or their immediate families are not eligible.


  • One (1) scholarship not to exceed $1500 to attend the current year’s annual conference.   The scholarship can only be used to pay for expenses of registration, travel and lodging for the NASN annual conference.
  • One eligible member will be selected by a random process. 
  • Recipient’s name will be communicated to the NASN membership.
  • Rules and a disclaimer will accompany all publicity of the award.

New members will automatically be added into the random drawing. No application process beyond the application for membership required.


Applicants must be 18 years of age to enter. Members of the NASN Board of Directors, staff, contractors or their immediate families are not eligible. Winner will be selected through a drawing in April. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize value are the sole responsibility of prize winner. No substitution or transfer of prize is permitted. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible new members.