Academic Scholarships

The mission of the ENA Foundation is to provide educational scholarships and research grants in the discipline of emergency nursing. Annually, since its inception in 1991, academic scholarship have been awarded to emergency nurses (see below). These academic scholarships are made possible because of the generous donations received from individuals, state councils, local chapters, industry and friend of emergency nursing. For additional information about the ENA Foundation, please e-mail ENA.Foundation@ena.org or contact a member of the Development Department at 847-460-4100.



Non-RN – New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship $2,500
  • Tamera Dekeyser WI
  • Clifford Payne, EMT-B CA
Charles Kunz Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship $3,000
  • Kimberly Travis-Carter, RN WA
Hill-Rom Undergraduate Scholarship $3,000
  • Mary Otting, RN, CEN IL
Stryker Masters in Healthcare Scholarship $5,000
  • Barbara Buckley, RN IL
ENA Foundation Masters in Healthcare Scholarship $5,000
  • Kelly Johnson, BSN, RN, CEN WI
Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) Scholarship $5,000
  • Donna Hamilton, BSN, RN, CEN PA
Hill-Rom Graduate Scholarship $5,000
  • Charlotte Schnakenberg, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN AZ
California State Council – Karen Grove Memorial Scholarship $5,000
  • Vicki Dippner-Robertson, BSN, RN-BC, CEN, CPEN CA
Kentucky State Council – Kentucky ENA Founders Scholarship $5,000
  • Leigh Parker, BSN, RN, CEN AL
Maryland State Council – Maryland ENA State Council Scholarship $5,000
  • Pamela Pourciau, BSN, RN, BC, CEN, CCRN, CPE LA
Minnesota State Council – “Pathways III” Scholarship $5,000
  • Karla Hosick, BSN, RN, CEN NE
Mississippi State Council – Mississippi Magnolia Scholarship $5,000
  • Amy Lowery, BSN, RN MI
New Jersey State Council – Emergency Care Scholarship $5,000
  • Florence Vanek, BSN, RN NJ
New Jersey State Council – New Jersey State Challenge Scholarship $5,000
  • Elizabeth Griffin, BS, RN, CPEN NC
West Central Chapter (NJ) Jeanette Ash Scholarship $5,000
  • Trisha Ann Williams, BSN, RN, CEN, NREMT-B MO
New York Empire State Challenge Scholarship $5,000
  • Stacie Hunsaker, BSN, RN UT
Tennessee State Council – Bright Angels Memorial Scholarship $5,000
  • Deborah Elliot, RN, CEN PA
Texas State Challenge – Vicki Patrick Legacy Scholarship $5,000
  • Marlene Siton-Thai, MSN, RN, CEN TX
ENA Foundation Scholarship $5,000
  • Rita Cox, BSN, RN MI
  • Diane Hochstetler, BSN, RN, CEN IN
  • Laurie Wegner-Burns, BSN, RN WI
  • Jennifer Zachariah, BSN, RN, CEN CA
Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) Scholarship $3,000
  • Alexandra Kinzer, BSN, RN, CPEN LA
Karen O'Neil Memorial Scholarship $3,000
  • Melinda Dixson, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, FNPC MD
Gisness Advance Practice Scholarship $3,000
  • Karyn Roberts, BSN, RN, CPEN IL
Physio-Control, Inc. Scholarship $3,000
  • Stephanie Borkowski, BSN, RN PA
  • Shannon Mims, BSN, RN, CEN TX
ENA Foundation State Challenge Scholarship $3,000
  • Tyler Blomquist, BSN, RN, CEN GA
  • Amanda Cook, BSN, RN, NREMT TN
  • Denise Evans, BSN, RN MI
  • Mary Catherine Feiler, BSN, RN NY
  • Amanda Lier, BSN, RN, CEN, EMT-B AL
  • Cary VanDyke, BSN, RN, CEN AK
  • Lynn Sayre Visser, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN CA
Pamela Stinson Kidd Memorial Doctoral Scholarship $10,000
  • Diana Meyer, MSN, RN, CCRN, CEN, FAEN WA
Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) Doctoral Scholarship $5,000
  • Kari Evans, BSN, RN, CEN IN
  • Margaret Miller, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CEN NY
ENA Foundation Doctoral Scholarship $5,000
  • Angelia Mickle, MSN, RN, CEN OH


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