The Mideast Region acknowledges its members in many ways including scholarships and awards. The following is a list of available scholarships including a brief explanation of each. For full details and to apply, please click the link.

Mideast Region of WOCN® Advanced Practice Scholarship
Deadline: April 15

The Mideast Region WOC Advanced Practice Scholarship Award is an avenue for financial assistance to MER members currently enrolled in advanced nursing programs. This includes those enrolled in baccalaureate programs with a major in nursing as well as those in graduate or doctoral programs.

Jeff Bish WOCN® Scholarship Award
Deadlines: April 15

“Jeff Bish, Midwest Regional Sales Manager for EHOB, Inc. has exemplified all that is wonderful about supporting the WOC Nurses and their mission. As a mentor, Jeff works with high integrity, placing patient care first and presenting his products with clinical outcomes in mind. His professionalism in all aspects of business and his devotion to the WOC nurse community provide a model to be emulated by representatives who serve this dedicated group of nurses. I present this scholarship so that future WOC nurses will realize the personal dedication that their industry reps bring to this profession.”

– Kurt Vetters, EHOB, Inc.

Mideast Region of the WOCN® Research Grant Award
Deadline: April 15

The Mideast Region Research Grant is to encourage WOC nurses and nurses specializing in wound, ostomy, and continence care to contribute to the advancement of nursing knowledge through research.

Mideast Region of WOCN® WOCNEP Scholarship Award
Deadline: April 15

The Mideast Region of the WOCN® Society is pleased to offer a Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Education Program Scholarship Award. The award is an avenue for financial assistance to MER members currently enrolled in an approved WOCNEP that go on to achieve certification through the WOCNCB®. The recipient must not have received a MER scholarship award in the past 3 years.