Five USF Students Receive 2009 Florida Nurses Foundation Research Grants or Scholarships
The Florida Nurses Foundation (FNF) announced the recipients of the 2009 research grants and scholarships. FNF exists to promote nursing and delivery of healthcare through the advancement of research, education and practice. Each year, funds are provided to registered nurses and students for scholarships and research grants. This year, FNF awarded over $16,000, to students throughout the state of Florida. USF College of Nursing students received an impressive 15% (5 out of 33) of the awards this year. Recipients include:
Jennifer Rheingans, USF Nursing PHD Alum – Valid Categorization of Peripheral Intravenous Initiation Skill Level – District 20, Evelyn Baxter Memorial Fund – Research Grant
- Jessica Ann Dorey, from Hillsborough County, USF College of Nursing baccalaureate alum and master’s student, received the Undine Sams and Friends Scholarship.
- Stewart Hood, from Sarasota County and attending USF College of Nursing in the baccalaureate program, received the District 4 Martha Russell Florida Nurses Scholarship.
- Carol Parrales, from Palm Beach County and attending USF College of Nursing in the baccalaureate program, received a Statewide District 18 Scholarship.
- Susan Thorsen, from Lake County and attending University of South Florida in the Master’s Program, received the District 14 Marcy Klosterman Memorial Scholarship.
ENGAGE WITH US!