Donations provide financial support for education to enhance a MAOHN member's professional development in the field of occupational health.
Purpose and History Since 1990, the Minnesota Association of Occupational Health Nurses (MAOHN) has sponsored an annual scholarship to one of its members as a way to encourage members of MAOHN to pursue professional growth and development. The MAOHN scholarship fund was created based on donations made by past and current members. The Award The MAOHN Scholarship Award winner will be recognized during a MAOHN member meeting. In addition, the award winner will be granted up to $500 in monies that they may use during the MAOHN fiscal year to attend future continuing education events. Award Criteria Applicants must be: -Registered nurse with an active license in the State of Minnesota. -A current MAOHN member with two or more years of continuous membership in MAOHN prior to the year in which the scholarship is awarded. -Presently employed as an occupational health professional for a minimum of two years full time of four years part time. Applicant should have established an educational / career plan and be able to specify how this award will enhance their role as an occupational health professional. Give now to help enhance the professional development of dedicated occupational health nurses across Minnesota.