Policy Scholar Frequently Asked Questions

Academy Jonas Policy Scholar Program

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What financial support does the Policy Scholar program offer?
A: The program covers the scholars’ travel, hotel, and registration for both the 2018 and 2019 Academy policy conferences held in Washington, DC. There is no additional funding provided.

Q: Do I have to be a student for both years of the program?
A: Yes, to be eligible to apply, you must be a full or part-time student through at least spring of 2020.

Q: Do you have to be a full-time student?
A: To be eligible to apply you may be a part-time or full-time student.

Q: How do I find a Fellow to sponsor me?
A: One way to find a Fellow at your university would be to contact the dean of your nursing school. He or she may be a Fellow or may know someone who is a Fellow.

Q: Can a Fellow be a sponsor for more than one applicant?
A: No, a Fellow can only sponsor one applicant for the Academy Jonas Policy Scholar program.