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Press Contact:  Lynn Rusk, Scholarship Opportunities Director

Email: lynn.rusk@nurse.org

University of Washington Graduate Nursing Student, Erin Picolet, receives award!

Bellevue, WA, July 25, 2016 – Nurse.org is pleased to announce that the 2016 Healthcare Leaders Scholarship has been awarded to Ms. Erin Picolet, a student in the University of Washington’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, Nurse-Midwifery (NM) track.

EP-Autumn-2016-Photo-e1467044428607Picolet hopes to counteract some of the vulnerabilities in the health status of her future patients with a strong understanding of the determining factors that cause them.  As a CNM, she will be trained to look at basic and simple interventions to make profound differences. It is this simplicity that she hopes will make changes possible for individuals with limited resources and low health literacy.

“I hope to help create a healthcare system for my population of interest that is not solely based on profits and productivity but one that also nurtures its patients to reach their full health potential and live fulfilled lives,” said Picolet.

As an organization committed to supporting nurses and helping them achieve their career and educational goals, Nurse.org applauds Ms. Picolet for her noble ambitions and will continue to offer the Healthcare Leaders Scholarship on an ongoing basis.  Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 scholarship cycle on Nurse.org.

About the Healthcare Leaders Scholarship

The $1000 Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals.

To submit an application for the 2017 scholarship cycle, please  visit the nurse.org scholarship page.

About Nurse.org

A group of hard-working professionals teamed up with working RNs with one goal: to build the perfect nursing career site. The result is Nurse.org, the only site that shows nurses the inner workings of a hospital before they accept the job.

questionNurses review shift policies, management, nurse-to-patient ratio and more.

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