Nevada Nurses Foundation

Developing Quality Health Care for Nevada Citizens by Promoting The Development of Professional Nursing


A. L. Davis Scholarship Application Form

Arthur L. Davis Scholarship

donated by Mark Miller


The Arthur L. Davis Publishing Scholarship is based on competitively writing and submitting an original article of no more than 800 words in one of a number of broad categories. The article from the selected recipient of the $1,000 scholarship will be published in RNFormation, a publication for registered and licensed practical nurses in Nevada.

Applications will be evaluated by the Nevada Nurses Association (NNA) Editorial Board in conjunction with the Foundation's scholarship evaluation committee.

Important Dates:

Only applications and supporting recommendations received online by the end of the day on August 30, 2019, will be considered.


IMPORTANT: if you are providing a recommendation for someone who has already applied for a scholarship, please click here to go to the recommendation form.

If you would like to be considered for this scholarship, please complete the application form below. Applications are accepted only from the online submission form.

Please fill out this form as completely and accurately as possible. Items marked with * are required, and the form cannot be submitted if these values are missing!

Each application requires two professional references from your nursing faculty or academic advisor. Those are submitted using a separate recommendation form. When your application is submitted, you will receive an application tracking number. The persons who will be submitting your recommendations will need this tracking number when completing the recommendation form.


Partially completed forms are not saved. This application requires a short publication-ready article on one of the medical topics described below. We strongly suggest that you compose your article before beginning the application form. See the form below for more information about requirements and scoring criteria.


For questions and concerns regarding the application or evaluation process, please contact the Nevada Nurses Foundation at 775-560-1118 or e-mail .

Technical issues with the applications form should be reported to .

Scholarship Application Form:

Applicant Information
Please note your personal information is securely encrypted before being stored electronically.
* your first name:     middle initial:  
* your last name:
* street address
including apt/unit #:
* city:
* state:     * ZIP:  
* e-mail address:
* your phone
Qualification Information
* select the program
you are be enrolled in:
BSN RN to BSN MSN Doctorate
* are you a Nevada resident?
yes     no
Thank your for your interest. However, the Davis Scholarship is available only to Nevada residents pursuing a degree in nursing.
* how long have you been
a Nevada resident?
* are you a Nevada Nurses
Association member?
full member     student member     not a member
* college or institution
currently enrolled:
* cashier/bursar's
mailing address:
* city:
* institution state:     * ZIP:  
* expected graduation
date (mm/yyyy):
Activities & Experience
Each of the following responses have maximum word limits. A word counter is provided at the bottom of each box for your reference.
* 1. SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES. List and briefly describe any scholarly activities, including research and activities promoting healthcare awareness and education. If none, state "none". (max 250 words)
* 2. PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS. List current membership and offices held in professional healthcare-related organizations, including the Student Nurses Association. Include organization name, positions held (if any), responsibilities, and contributions. If none, state "none". (max 250 words)
* 3. PREVIOUS WRITING EXPERIENCE. List any previous writing experience; if published, include citations. If none, state "none". (max 250 words)
Article for Publication
Submit an original article for publication in RNFormation, which is a publication for registered and licensed practical nurses in Nevada. The article should be appropriate for those readers.

The article must be 800 words or less. A word counter is provided at the bottom of each box for your reference.

The topic of the article should be related to one of the following broad categories:
professional behavior palliative care nursing ethics
telemedicine infection control nurses & leadership
nursing practice healthcare technology public health
delegation nursing & the media critical decision making
end-of-life care time management  

Articles will be judged by the RNFormation Editorial Board based on the following:
scope & choice of topic statement of problem or question with background
appropriate sourcing use of concepts to address topic or question
appropriate details overall organization
level of content development
grammar & mechanics style
* PURPOSE. Tell us what the purpose of the article is. It can be to inform, to persuade, to motivate, or to inspire. (max 100 words)
* ARTICLE. Enter the contents of your article here. (max 800 words)
Agreement & Signature
I believe myself eligible for and hereby make application to receive a scholarship administered by the Nevada Nurses Foundation. By typing my name below, I certify that all statements made in this application are complete and accurate. I understand that:
  • falsification in my application will disqualify my application
  • a selection committee appointed by the NNA Editorial Board will score applications and select the scholarship recipient, and its decision will be final
If awarded a scholarship, I understand that I will need to provide my student identification number and that the award will be mailed and paid directly to the cashier/bursar at my accredited school of nursing on my behalf. Scholarships may be considered to be taxable income.
* signature:
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