Silva Grad Nursing Fellowship

The Donald H. and Joanne K. Silva Graduate Nursing Fellowship provides monetary support to a graduate nursing student committed to a nursing career working with older adults.

Recipients will be notified of scholarship results in May.

Graduate, Merit Based, Nursing and Health Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you committed to a nursing career working with older adults?
  2. Describe your past work and/or volunteer experience in which you provided service to older adults and explain how these experiences have shaped your desire to work with the aging population in the future. What are your specific career goals related to improving the quality of life of older adults? How do you propose to achieve these goals? Minimum Length: 75 words. Maximum Length: 300 words. Essays will be ranked based upon content, length, grammar, spelling, organized structure, and attention to detail. Limit the use of abbreviations or acronyms. You are encouraged to write an essay that grabs the attention of the reader by being creative and using rich language.