New York State ID/DD Nurses Association

Apply For 2020 Scholarship


A $1000 scholarship is awarded each year by the New York State ID/DD Nurses Association to encourage LPNs and other staff working in the field of intellectual/developmental disabilities to explore or remain in the field of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Nursing.  

An eligible applicant is:

  1. An LPN or other non-nurse staff member who is currently working or has previously worked in the intellectual/developmental disabilities field, and
  2. Is currently matriculated in an accredited basic RN program, and
  3. Is a New York State Resident, and
  4. Intends to work as an ID/DD RN in New York State upon graduation.

To apply:

  1. Submit a resume describing your educational and work experiences.
  2. Submit an essay of not more than 500 words explaining your future educational and professional goals.
  3. Submit proof of current matriculation in the RN program.

The Scholarship winner will be chosen from the eligible applicants by a selection committee of the NYS ID/DD Nurses Association. 

Applications must be received by April 15 and the scholarships will be awarded in June.  Send application letters to:

NYS ID/DD Nurses Association

Scholarship Committee

[email protected]


NYS ID/DD Nurses Association

c/o Scholarship Committee

PO Box 25832

Rochester, NY 14625

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