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The Parthenon Company appreciates the service and important role of the wound, ostomy, and continence nurse (WOCN).  We know how vital you are to the ostomy patients nationwide and we want to help out by providing a scholarship to nurses currently enrolled at a a WOC Nursing Education Program (WOCNEP) accredited by the WOCN Society. This includes: Cleveland Clinic, Rutgers University, The Wound and Ostomy Education Program at San Jose State University, University of Washington, WEB WOC, and Emory University.

Participants must meet the following criteria:

• Enrolled in an accredited WOC program
• Carrying a status of "good standing" at the program
• Located within the United States

Our annual scholarship is awarded to two individuals every year.  Each recipient will receive $500.

Please submit a written essay on the following theme, "why being a WOC nurse is more important than ever" with a word count of approximately 500-1000 words.  Please include a personal statement that describes who you are and your educational/professional background. Please note that submissions will not be returned and will become property of The Parthenon Company. Recipients will be required to provide a photograph of themselves for posting to the Internet. Two scholarships are awarded per year. Apply early. Deadline is July 1.

Send all materials to:

The Parthenon Company, Inc.  (Attn: WOC Scholarship)
3311 West 2400 South
Salt Lake City, UT  84119

Applications should include: A written submission (and we will require a digital version for the option to publish on our site) First name, last name, email address, telephone on the front page of the essay.Curriculum vitae and personal statement.