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Sandy Purl Mentorship Scholarship

Sandy Purl was a role model to many oncology nurses in Chicago and across the nation. She always had a smile on her face and a glint in her eye. Her joy was her career as an oncology nurse.  Her passion was mentoring other nurses and improving the care of patients with cancer through her work and volunteer activities in the Chicago Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten. This scholarship, in her memory, will recognize a nurse who demonstrates this type of passion in oncology nursing and wants to mentor other nurses in their chapter.

Important Dates: 

On Hold Until Further Notice

Award: Up to $1,000 support for scholarships that are awarded to an additional ONS Chapter member to attend the ONS Chapter Leadership Workshop.  Applicant cannot be the sole member of the Chapter attending.

Purpose: To support an additional ONS Chapter member to attend the ONS Chapter Leadership Workshop.

Selection Criteria: Must be a current ONS Chapter Board or committee member supported by a Chapter Leader Sponsor. (A Chapter Leader Sponsor is a current Chapter Board member that has agreed the applicant has the approval of the Chapter to attend). Chapter Leaders Sponsors may support more than one individual however grant is restricted to support only one individual. Applicant must share their goal for attending the Chapter Leadership Workshop and how they plan to use the information they gained by attending. Applicant must identify the other Chapter member that is attending the Chapter Leadership Workshop.

Note: An individual cannot receive this award more than one time.

To Apply:

  • On Hold Until Further Notice

2019 Award Recipients

Jennifer Havelka

Greater Kansas City Chapter

Jennifer Reilly

Philadelphia Chapter