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The Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Development Program

Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Program Scholarship

Description of Scholarship

One scholarship per year is awarded.  The scholarship amount covers the tuition for the five sessions of the Amy V. Cockcroft program, including shared hotel accomodations. (Does not cover transportation costs or a private hotel room).

Eligibility Requirements for the scholarship

  • Minimum of a Master's degree 
  • Certified in a nursing specialty or leadership area of practice (please list all current certifications)

Please answer the following questions in a word document and submit via email to NURSAVC@mailbox.sc.edu    

  • Describe a leadership challenge you successfully navigated. Include only one approach or challenge in this response. (250 words)
  • Describe how you have created an environment that enhanced professional nursing within a healthcare system, a public/political forum, academic or other setting. (250 words)