Amanda Kistler Scholarship Program (CDONA) Form

DEADLINE IS September 1, 2022!
Scholarship Information

About You

Indicate Certification (check all that apply): CDONAFACDONACALNCLPNGDCN
Active Member of NADONA state chapter YesNo
If you are awarded the NADONA/LTC Amanda Kistler Scholarship, do you pledge to practice your skills in a LTC Facility for at least (1) one year after receiving the scholarship award? YesNo

Download Amanda Kistler Scholarship Program Application Download link



Please attach the following documentation

  • All forms and additional documentation must be completely filled out and submitted via the fillable form on our site. Applications will be accepted year round. Submitted complete applications will be reviewed each quarter and awarded to qualified submitted candidates. If any of the required documents are missing or incomplete, your application will be disqualified. You will not be considered for the scholarship award. Make sure Application is signed!

  • Upload Amanda Kistler Scholarship Application (CDONA)


  • Upload a Letter from Nurse Administrator


  • Upload Essay


  • Upload Any Additional Documentation You Would Like to Include



  • DEADLINE TO SUBMIT NOMINATION IS September 1, 2022

Process

  • In order to promote the educational pursuits of our members in LTC nursing, and support the facilities where they work, the Board of Directors and the Scholarship Committee are pleased to announce the awarding of up to ten (10) scholarships each year to qualified individuals who would like to further their education by becoming certified as a CDONA to positively impact your practice in Long Term Care Nursing.
  • Criteria for reimbursement scholarship application includes:
  • You must be a current member of NADONA. NADONA will verify the status of your membership upon receipt. Accurate contact info is the applicant’s responsibility.
  • You must submit a complete application including Essay.
  • Letter from the Facility Administrator/VP of Nursing, CNO or equivalent (letter head required) acknowledging that the nursing facility/corporation will not reimburse the applicant for cost of the certification exam.
  • Scholarship awards will cover the cost of the certification exam. Award will not cover other associated costs, e.g., text books, review materials, tutoring sessions.
  • NADONA licensed nurse members may self-nominate (RN, LPN).
  • Commitment to work in a Long Term Care Facility for at least (1) one year after certification.
  • All forms and additional documentation must be completely filled out and submitted via the fillable form on our site. Applications will be accepted year round. Submitted complete applications will be reviewed each quarter and awarded to qualified submitted candidates. If any of the required documents are missing or incomplete, your application will be disqualified. You will not be considered for the scholarship award.

  • Scholarship winners will be recognized at the NADONA Annual Conference Awards Banquet if in attendance and in our monthly newsletter.

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