Uniform Advantage Awards Graduate Scholarship to PhD Student Affiliated with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing

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Uniform Advantage (UA) has partnered with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to provide graduate or doctoral students the opportunity to advance their higher education in nursing through the Uniform Advantage-GNSA Scholarship Fund.

Education is crucial, and we are extremely honored to be able to help a future caregiver with this opportunity.

Uniform Advantage (UA), a multi-channel retailer of medical uniforms for medical and hospitality industries, has awarded Morgan Staver, a PhD student from the University of Nebraska and member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), a $2,500 scholarship to pursue a higher education in nursing.

“The winner was selected from a competitive pool of 140 applicants,” said Marta Okoniewski, Director of Student Engagement at AACN. “The scholarship will be incredibly helpful to graduate nursing students in need.”

Susan Masimore, Chief Executive Officer of Uniform Advantage, also recognizes the importance of supporting students and higher education, “Here at Uniform Advantage, we believe in supporting those who support others. Education is crucial, and we are extremely honored to be able to help a future Caregiver with this opportunity.”

Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded to a graduate nursing student in the fall and spring semesters of the 2020 school year, for a total of $5,000. The UA-AACN partnership will continue until 2024, with $5,000 in scholarship awards disbursed each year.

Interested applicants must submit an application that can be found on the AACN website. Applicants may be asked to submit letters of recommendation, published articles, awards/honors, etc. to the selection committee. The application deadline for the fall semester is September 30. For more information on how to apply, please visit: http://www.aacnnursing.org/gnsa/ua-scholarship

For more information on Uniform Advantage and their contributions and partnerships, or to shop online, please visit http://www.uniformadvantage.com/.

About The American Association of Colleges of Nursing
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for academic nursing representing 825 schools of nursing nationwide. AACN establishes quality standards for nursing education, influences the nursing profession to improve health care, and promotes public support of baccalaureate and graduate nursing education, research and practice. See http://www.aacnnursing.org

About Uniform Advantage                                     
Uniform Advantage has represented style, quality and, above all, customer satisfaction for more than 30 years. As the first division of UA Brands, the chain was launched with a single South Florida store in 1985. Today, the company operates 29 retail locations in key markets across the U.S.; e-commerce and print catalog divisions; plus, designs and manufactures its own proprietary healthcare apparel lines. The company’s corporate office is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a distribution center near Atlanta, Georgia. Learn more at http://www.UniformAdvantage.com or by calling 800-283-8708.

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