Samantha Fundingsland, an undergraduate nursing student, has received the Florence Whipple scholarship from the Idaho Nurses Association. Students are selected based on the following criteria:
- full time student in good standing;
- in an AD or higher program;
- active in Idaho Student Nurses Association; and
- nomination for the award by their faculty.
The Florence Whipple Scholarship Fund was established in 1956 as a memorial to Whipple, who was known for her personal and professional quest for knowledge of better ways to meet the health needs of the people. A registered nurse, Whipple was active in the Idaho Nurses Association and was director of the Public Health Nursing of the Idaho Board of Health in the 40s and 50s.