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MDONS Congress Scholarship

 The Metropolitan Detroit chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society offers a  Congress scholarship for MDONS members. The amount of the scholarship is a maximum of $1500 to apply toward registration, travel to and from Congress and lodging, and per diem expenses. This is a self-nominated award. 

The winning candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to oncology nursing and will intend to continue in oncology sharing the information from Congress with his/her peers.

 Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidate must demonstrate a dedication to oncology nursing.
  • Candidate must be a current member of the Metro Detroit Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society.
  • Candidate must be able to attend the Congress specific for the award 
  • The candidate must submit receipts for reimbursement of expenses. 


1.  Each candidate must submit the following:

a)   A Short essay of 250 words or less that describes:

i) Your professional goals and how attending Congress will help you realize these goals

ii) Your commitment to the Oncology Nursing Society and your involvement with MDONS (Attends monthly meetings; Participation in Committees; Office, etc.)

iii) Any community service related to nursing. 

b) A completed nominee information form

2.  All materials should be typed and submitted together

 Application deadline: February 15 

Past Recipients

2010 Rose Ermete 

2009 Lynn Carpenter 

2008 Deb Ward 

2007 Ruth Dein 

2006 Rose Ermete 

2004 Nancy Morrow

First offered in 2004 

 Send the completed applications for 2016 to:
Pam Laszewski:  laszewsk@karmanos.org



Go to the virtual website at:  http://metrodetroit.vc.ons.org/ for more criteria information or contact us to mail or fax you the scholarship applications.  Please email us at:  laszewsk@karmanos.org to request any of the listed applications or to nominate one of your admired peers for the OUTSTANDING Oncology and/or Advanced Practice Oncology nurse of 2016 awards.