Scholarship opportunities may be available when funding exists and may change over time. These currently include:
Beverly George-Gay Scholarship Fund
The Beverly George-Gay Scholarship Fund shall be used to provide scholarships for student(s) accepted into the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia program in the School of Allied Health Professions, with preference given to student(s) who represent underserved populations in the field of nurse anesthesia.
Bernard A. Kuzava Scholarship in Nurse Anesthesia
The Bernard A. Kuzava Scholarship in Nurse Anesthesia shall be awarded annually to those enrolled in the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia program and in good academic standing as defined by the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia's standards.
The Robert "Bob" Lanning Nurse Anesthesia Scholarship
The Robert "Bob" Lanning Nurse Anesthesia Scholarship fund was established in memory of Bob Lanning, the late husband of alumna Kelly Elmhorst-Lanning. The scholarship shall be annually awarded to those enrolled in the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia program and in good academic standing who are facing significant personal challenges similar to those Kelly and Bob faced.
Dr. William Hartland, Jr. Fund
The Dr. William Hartland, Jr. fund shall be used to support educational opportunities and programs for development of teaching skills for faculty, adjunct faculty and students in the Department of Nurse Anesthesia.
District V/VANA Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) Scholarship
The District V / VANA Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) Scholarship shall be annually awarded to those student(s) in the DNAP practice doctorate nurse anesthesia program who are either CRNAs or SRNAs. The student(s) must be working or accepting a job in Virginia upon graduation with the anticipation of continued employment in Virginia for at least one year after graduation. The scholarship recipient is required to attend the VANA midyear assembly and/or VANA lobby day, speak at a District V VANA meeting (one hour) or at a general VANA meeting (15 minutes) or write an article in the Monitor, the VANA newsletter.
For more information on how to apply, please contact Heather Millar, Director of Marketing and Development, at 804 828-9808.