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Peggy Nowell, RN Abstract/Case Study Presenting Author Scholarship

The Peggy Nowell, RN Abstract/Case Study Presenting Authors Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to a member and/or non-member to attend and present an abstract in the nursing/allied health session at the ASLMS Annual Conference.

In order to qualify for a Peggy Nowell, RN Abstract/Case Study Presenting Authors Scholarship, you must first submit an abstract or case study. After submitting, you will be able to select the abstract(s) or case study(ies) for which you wish to link the scholarship application.


  • Available Funds: 1 scholarship up to $1,000 (USD) for select recipients.

  • Eligibility: Available to ASLMS members who are certified or who hold a degree in the Nursing/Allied Health Field or working toward a degree in the field of Nursing/Allied Health.

  • Required Items: While applicants may submit multiple abstracts or case studies, each with a separate scholarship application, the selected recipient is limited to one scholarship. A complete application will include:
    • Applicant must have current ASLMS membership, or in applicant status
    • Abstract or case study must be submitted for consideration to the Nursing/Allied Health category at the upcoming Annual Conference
    • Abstract/Case Study Presenting Author Scholarship application form
  • Deadline: Membership, abstracts, and applications must be submitted by the INITIAL abstract deadline

  • Recipient Selection: Submitted abstracts or case studies must be accepted for oral presentation within the Nursing/Allied Health session. Abstracts and case studies will be reviewed based on quality criteria and ranked by the Nursing/Allied Health Division Representative.
    • The selected scholarship recipient must complete their assigned oral presentation at the ASLMS Annual Conference.
  • Notification: Applicants will be notified via email of your abstract/case study and scholarship status no later than January, preceding the conference.

No scholoarship will be awarded to any person if the scholarship would be contrary to any United States law, including but not limited to trade embargoes administered by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.

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