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School of Nursing Student Receives Florence Whipple Scholarship

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.