Scholarship opportunities may be available when funding exists and may change over time. Current scholarships include:

Beverly George-Gay Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships for students accepted into the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia program in the College of Health Professions, with preference given to students who represent underserved populations in the nurse anesthesia field.

Bernard A. Kuzava Scholarship in Nurse Anesthesia

Awarded annually to those enrolled in the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia program and in good academic standing as defined by the Department’s standards.

The Robert "Bob" Lanning Nurse Anesthesia Scholarship

Awarded annually to those enrolled in the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia program and in good academic standing who are facing significant personal challenges similar to those faced by Kelly Elmhorst-Lanning and her late husband, Bob.

Dr. William Hartland, Jr. Fund

Supports educational opportunities and programs for development of teaching skills for faculty, adjunct faculty and students in the Department of Nurse Anesthesia.

District V/VANA Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) Scholarship

Awarded annually to students who are CRNAs or SRNAs; the student must be working or accepting a job in Virginia upon graduation with the anticipation of continued employment in Virginia for at least one year after graduation.

Mildred Anne Poitevin Scholarship

Students must be 1) U.S. citizens, 2) U.S. Military veterans or active-duty personnel uniformed military services, honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel), disabled veterans, or spouses of the preceding, 3) enrolled in the VCU Nurse Anesthesia program, 4) in good academic standing as defined by the Department, 5) prepared to submit an essay and/or interviewed.

Fallacaro Patient Safety Endowment

Awarded to graduate students who best represent a spirit of service to others through a commitment to patient safety as demonstrated by their words (whether a scholarly product such as a capstone or publication) or through exemplary actions to promote patient safety through alleviating pain and suffering in another.  

Marjorie T. Goodwin Scholarship Fund in Nurse Anesthesia

Provides scholarships for full-time students in underserved populations who are in good academic standing, as determined by the scholarship committee in the VCU’s College of Health Professions’ Department of Nurse Anesthesia.

For more information on scholarships and how to apply, please contact:

Heather E. Millar

Director of Development

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