Scholarships and Awards Applications

The following awards and scholarships are offered by The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. Award applications currently being accepted have applications listed below.

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PURPOSE:
The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. Basic Midwifery Student Scholarships are awarded to midwifery students to support education expenses for the purpose of encouraging individuals to pursue or complete basic midwifery education, thereby increasing the number, quality, and diversity of certified nurse-midwives and certified midwives. Several basic scholarships are given annually, including the following endowed scholarships: Midwives of Color-Watson Scholarship, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health Care Scholarship, Colorado Affiliate BIPOC Scholarship​, Edith B Wonnell CNM Scholarship, and new this year the Pennsylvania 'HEAR' Scholarship. Memorial Scholarships are also awarded as funding allows. All applicants are judged on academic performance, professional excellence, plans to promote health equity, leadership potential, and financial need.

AWARD AMOUNT: $3,000.00
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 5th, 2023 (at midnight EST)
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS – ALL APPLICANTS:

  • Be enrolled as a student in good standing in an ACME-accredited or pre-accredited basic midwifery education program.
  • Have successfully completed at least one academic or clinical semester/quarter/term or clinical module.
  • Be a current member/student member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).
  • Agree to submit an awardee report within one year if an award is received.
  • Not a previous two times Basic Midwifery Student Scholarship winner (students who have won once in the past can still apply).

COMPLETE APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Part 1 – Applicant Information 
  • Part 2 – Educational and Professional Background
  • Part 3 – Statement of Career Goals and Plans
  • Part 4 – Plans for Community Health Equity
  • Part 5 – Professional Organizational Leadership Activities & Plans
  • Part 6 – Professional Leadership and Plans for Health Equity
  • Part 7 – Financial Information
  • Part 8 – Recommendation from Midwifery Education Program Director or Faculty Member. The form is enclosed within your application with instructions.
  • Part 9 -- Applicant Statement

FYI: A draft of this application can be created, and applicants can revisit this site to complete the application.
Please email any questions to foundation@acnmf.org

PURPOSE:

The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. Fellowship for Graduate Education is awarded to CNM/CMs who are enrolled in practice-oriented doctoral or post-doctoral education (such as DM, DNP, DrPH, etc.). The purpose of the fellowship is to encourage CNM/CMs to pursue graduate education that prepares them for leadership roles in clinical/practice administration, education, research, or policy. Applicants are judged on excellence in the following areas: academic achievement/career plans, leadership potential, quality of a scholarly work sample, the intended use of funds, future contributions to ACNM and midwifery, and academic recommendations.


AWARD AMOUNT: $2,500.00
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 16th, 2023
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be a certified nurse-midwife (CNM) or certified midwife (CM) at the time of application.
  • Be a current member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
  • Be actively enrolled and a student in good standing in a practice-oriented doctoral or post-doctoral program such as DM, DNP, DrPH, etc.
  • This award is not intended for those seeking research degrees (i.e., PhD, ScD, DNSc, etc.)

COMPLETE APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Part 1: Applicant Information
  • Part 2: Graduate Program Information
  • Part 3: Professional and Academic Background, including CV and Scholarly Work Sample
  • Part 4: Academic/Practice Career Plans
  • Part 5: Intended Use of Funds/Budget Outline
  • Part 6: Future Contributions to ACNM and Midwifery
  • Part 7: Academic Program Verification (APV) Form - to be submitted by your program director. This APV Form is enclosed within your application with instructions.
  • Part 8: Academic Recommendations from two (2) individuals, with a preference that at least one is a CNM or CM. This recommendation form is enclosed within your application with instructions.
  • Part 9: Applicant Statement

FYI: A draft of this application can be created, and applicants can revisit this site to complete the application. Please email any questions to foundation@acnmf.org

PURPOSE:
The A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. announces the Dianne S. Moore Midwifery Research Scholarship to be awarded to a CNM/CM enrolled in research-oriented doctoral or post-doctoral education (i.e., PhD, ScD, DNSc, etc.). The scholarship aims to encourage CNM/CMs to pursue doctoral education that prepares them for leadership roles in midwifery and public health while also pursuing evidence-based research focused on innovative and unconventional approaches designed to improve maternal and child health, reduce health disparities, and promote health equity. Applicants are judged on excellence in the following areas: academic achievement/career plans, leadership potential, quality of a scholarly work sample, the intended use of funds, future contributions to ACNM and midwifery, and academic recommendations. The scholarship is funded by the Dianne S. Moore Midwifery Research Endowment Fund.


AWARD AMOUNT: $2,500.00
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 16th, 2023
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • • Be a certified nurse-midwife (CNM) or a certified midwife (CM) at the time of application
  • • Be a current member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
  • • Be actively enrolled and a student in good standing in a scientific research-oriented doctoral or post-doctoral program, such as PhD, ScD, DNSc, etc.
  • This scholarship is not intended for those seeking clinical/practice-oriented degrees such as DM, DNP, DrPH, etc.

COMPLETE APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
Part 1: Applicant Information
Part 2: Doctorate Program Information
Part 3: Professional and Academic Background, including CV and Scholarly Work Sample
Part 4: Academic/Practice Career Plans
Part 5: Intended Use of Funds/Budget Outline
Part 6: Future Contributions to ACNM and Midwifery
Part 7: Academic Program Verification Form - to be submitted by your program director. The form is enclosed within your application with instructions.  
Part 8: Academic Recommendations from two (2) individuals, with a preference that at least one is a CNM or CM. The form is enclosed within your application with instructions.  
Part 9: Applicant Statement
FYI: A draft of this application can be created, and applicants can revisit this site to complete the application. Please email any questions to foundation@acnmf.org 

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