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Jane Tschappat Nursing Advancement Scholarship
Jane Tschappat Nursing Advancement Scholarship

Jane Tschappat began her nursing career at Grant Hospital in 1941. In 1943, she joined the U.S. Army Nurses Corps, U.S. Air Force, separating in 1946 as a captain. She returned to Grant Hospital as a Clinical Nursing Instructor, serving from 1948-1951. Jane became involved in public health in 1951, in the role of public health nurse, then as public health nurse supervisor, and finally as the assistant health commissioner. Jane values the G.I. Bill, from her work in WW II, with providing her the opportunity to continue her education. The scholarship’s goal is to support practicing nurses as they continue their education and navigate the difficult and changing healthcare system.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Candidates must be pursuing an education that qualifies them to become certified in Ohio as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).
  • Candidates must be enrolled in an Ohio Board of Regents-approved institution or an accredited program in Ohio, and in either their first or second year.
  • Candidates must have a valid unencumbered RN nursing license in Ohio.
  • Candidates must have documented financial need.

March 22, 2024 5:00 p.m. EST

Award Amount:

Up to $10,000

Contact person for more information:

Scholarships Team
The Columbus Foundation