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.

Winner for 2020 is Olivia Robinson, Nursing Assistant, Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris, New York. Congratulations, Olivia!