National League of Nursing (NLN) Edmund J.Y. Pajarillo Health Informatics and Innovation Scholarship

With a focus on informatics and innovation in the use of data analysis and health information technology, the Edmund J.Y. Pajarillo scholarship opens a new avenue of scholarship to support the National League for Nursing and its members. Multiple real-world applications of these research studies are urgently needed.

  • Applicants must be enrolled in accredited graduate level programs, having completed at least one year of study towards their degree by June 2024.  
  • The NLN Foundation will give special consideration to nurses of color and members of other marginalized communities interested in transitioning from practice to full-time teaching.
  • The application process is open to the public, but preference will be given to NLN members. 
Application Requirements

Each proposal must include the below content areas submitted as one (1) pdf. Carefully review this 2024 NLN Edmund Pajarillo Scholarship Review Rubric. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Format is double spaced with 1 inch margin on all sides.

  • Title Page: 
    • The title of the project  
    • PI and other members of the project team 
    • Project Team members’ affiliations and complete contact information 
  • Narrative: 
    • Introduction: Describe your need for support and clarity of purpose 
      • Max. 250 words
    • Description of your Project, its contribution to nursing informatics, or innovations in nursing education or roles, and the category of the proposal based on one of the three categories listed below:
      • Categories:
        • Category 1: Projects that conceptualize and translate nursing informatics concepts and theories into new applications and systems to facilitate nursing education, practice, and science.
        • Category 2: Projects that establish, expand, and influence future nurses’ roles to further optimize and expand their marketability and professional demand.
        • Category 3: Projects that create nursing educational technology to foster and enhance high impact practice (HIP) learning.
      • Length: 3 pages
    • Describe how your study links to NLN’s mission statement and core values.
      • Max. 250 words
    • 2 Letters of recommendation (addressed to the NLN Foundation).
      • Max. 500 words per letter
    • Budget Narrative
      • Clearly itemize and explain each line item and costs requested for the project  
    • Bio sketch form

2024 NFNE Scholarship Applicant Webinar:

Up to $5,000
United States
National League for Nursing
Special Requirements
MSN-Health Informatics or MSN-Nurse Education
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