Scholarships

The TXENA scholarship program was established to financially assist emergency nurses with their education goals. The purpose of the program is to provide educational scholarships in the discipline of emergency nursing.

Types of Scholarships

Category 1 (Undergraduate):  $500 – $2,500

Awards in this category will be given to selected applicants.

  1. Initial Degree in nursing
    • Undergraduate degree in nursing (BSN)
    • ADN to BSN

AND

    • Paramedic to RN

Awards in this category will be given to selected applicants:

  1. City Ambulance Scholarship
    • One person will be awarded this specially donated scholarship in the amount of $1,500.
  1. Ingrid Steinbach Memorial Scholarship
    • One person will be awarded this specially named scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

Category 2 (Graduate): $1,000 – $4,000

Awards in this category will be given to selected applicants.

  1. Continuing Development Scholarships. This category is for a person who is seeking the following:
    • Post-graduate degree in nursing (i.e. MSN, MS)

Awards in this category will be given to selected applicants pursuing Advanced Practice or Doctoral Degrees.

  1. Frank L. Cole Advanced Practice Nursing Scholarship.
    • One person will be awarded this specially named scholarship in the amount of $4,000.
  2. Joni Daniels Memorial Scholarship
    • One person will be awarded this specially named scholarship in the amount of $4,000.
  3. Ross Peterson Masters Level Memorial Scholarship. (2016-2020)
    • One person will be awarded this specially named Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

2019 Scholarship Recipients

  • Megan Snay – $500
  • Monica Perez – $500
  • Terri Crowley will be awarded the Named Scholarship for Ingrid Steinbach – $1,000
  • Mallory Hammond will be awarded the Named Scholarship from City Ambulance – $1,500
  • Jennifer Williams – $1,000
  • Michele Carter – $1,000
  • Dana Wagner – $1,000
  • Diana Gerson –  $1,000
  • Aaron Salinas – $1,000
  • Susan Wilhoite – $2,000
  • Kris Powell – $2,500
  • Meghan Martin will be awarded the Named Scholarship for Frank Cole – $4,000
  • Sara Landsee will be awarded the Named Scholarship for Joni Daniels – $4,000

2018 Scholarship Recipients

  • Kristine Powell – $4000 – Frank L. Cole Scholarship
  • Brenda Lynn Kelley – $4,000 – Joni Daniels Memorial Scholarship
  • Susan Wilhoite – $1,000 – Ross Peterson Masters Level Memorial Scholarship
  • Denna Cerezo – $1,000 – Ingrid Steinbach Scholarship
  • Monica Dyer – $2,500
  • Angela Gentry – $2,500
  • Elaine Thomas – $2,500
  • Jennifer Carr – $1,250
  • Kelsea Bice – $750

2017 Scholarship Recipients

  • Deborah McCrea – $4000 – Frank L. Cole Scholarship
  • Ingrid Steinbach – $4,000 – Joni Daniels Memorial Scholarship
  • Ruben Rocha – $1,000 – Ross Peterson Masters Level Memorial Scholarship
  • Courtney Edwards – $1,000
  • Jennifer Carr – $1,000
  • Diane Thomas – $1,000
  • Kayla Cehand – $1,000
  • Christopher Veal – $1,000
  • Jennifer Smith – $1,000
  • Kelsea Bice – $500
  • Susan Wilhoite – $500

ENA Foundation

Founded in 1991, the ENA Foundation was created to support the mission of providing educational scholarships and research grants in the discipline of emergency nursing.

The ENA Foundation fulfills the mission by offering programs such as academic scholarships, professional development and research grants. Program funding is a direct result of contributions received from ENA members, state councils, chapters, corporations and friends of emergency nursing.

The purpose of the ENA Foundation is to enhance emergency health care services to the public by achieving the following goals:

  • Promoting emergency nursing through research and education.
  • Enhancing professional development through research.
  • Providing a means for the education of health care professionals in the care and
  • treatment of emergency patients.
  • Educate the general public on emergency related subjects

Visit ENA’s Foundation website for more information.