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Carol Graham Scholarship for Emerging Leaders in Public Health Nursing Application Now Available

Wednesday, February 7, 2018  
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Carol Graham Scholarship for Emerging Leaders in Public Health Nursing Application Now Available

Carol Graham was a public health nurse (PHN) leader in Wisconsin for over 36 years. She inspired and encouraged new PHN leadership. Her family and friends established a memorial fund in her name to advance this effort.

The Wisconsin Public Health Association, Public Health Nursing Section awards five Carol Graham Scholarships annually. The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize the contribution public health nursing is making in Wisconsin communities, foster WPHA participation among PHNs who entered the field within the past 10 years, and assist in the development of new PHN leaders.

Scholarship recipients will receive:

  •  Free one year WPHA membership
  • Paid registration to the Public Health in Practice Conference in August of that year.
  • Recipients will be recognized for their achievements at the Public Health in Practice Conference &
  • Profiled on the WPHA PHN Section website.

Nominations will be accepted from staff public health nurses, supervisors or managers, faculty from academic institutions, and fellow public health colleagues.  Nominees do not need to be current members of WPHA.  The deadline for submitting nominations for this year is March 9, 2018. 

Click here for more information and the online nomination form.

Congratulations again to the 2017 Carol Graham Scholarship winners:

Julianna Manske, City of Franklin Health Department

Kelsey Wussow, Clark County Health Department

Lynn Frost, Portage County Health and Human Services

Rachel Azanleko-Akouete, Public Health Madison-Dane County

Robbie Deede, Oneida County Health Department


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