DARKE COUNTY — Registered nurses employed in Darke County may apply for a financial award to support continuing nursing education. Applicants must be employed in healthcare in Darke County for the last five years. The award may be used for the following purposes:
- Fees to complete a B.S.N., M.S., M.S.N., N.P, PhD. or related nursing degree
- Fees for certification preparation and exam
- Fees for national or state nursing convention
The Joyce Bruns Continuing Nursing Scholarship is administered by the Darke County Foundation. Applications are available at www.darkecountyfoundation.org/scholarshipinformation. The deadline is June 1, 2021.
Joyce Bruns, RN, BSN, was a dedicated nurse in Darke County who died in April 1998. Bruns was an active proponent of Hospice and board member for 13 years. She worked as a nurse at Wayne Hospital for 18 years before serving as director of nursing at the Versailles Healthcare Center. For questions, contact the Darke County Foundation at [email protected] or call 937-548-4673.