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Annual Scholarships for Certification in Addictions Nursing

ANCB is proud to offer annual scholarships for CARN and CARN-AP applicants:

  1. The Carolyn Jewell “Steel Magnolia” Scholarship:  initiated in 2018 to honor Carolyn’s dedicated work as a Nurse Practitioner in the service of patients with addictions. Carolyn is a productive leader on the ANCB and spearheaded the successful efforts to gain ABSNC accreditation for both the CARN and CARN-AP certification exams in 2018.

  2. The ANCB Members’ Scholarship was initiated in October of 2019 in honor of three decades of work by the ANCB members who established, continuously improved and accredited the certification exam for Addictions Nursing.  This scholarship is funded by Elizabeth Fildes EdD, CARN-AP, PHNA-BC, FIAAN, FAAN who has worked tirelessly over the years for education, treatment, and funding for addictions nursing in the United States and the Philippines.

The recipients of the scholarships will have the certification exam fee paid to C-NET, our testing company.  The recipients will also receive a CARN or CARN-AP pin once passing the certification exam and celebrated at the IntNSA Conference the same year.

I. Eligibility:

  1. A statement that you attest that you have the education, practice hours and CEUs required to sit for the CARN or CARN-AP exam.  For information go to the following website: https://www.cnetnurse.com/faq-carn
  2. Able to sit for the exam by September 1st of the year that scholarship is received.

II. Application Process:  

Please submit following four items to this email address: advisoryancb@gmail.com

  1. Full name, address, email and employer.
  2. An essay of approximately 300 words which describes his/her philosophy, vision and reason for seeking the Addictions Nursing Certification. The inclusion of personal reasons and the impact of becoming certified on the applicant’s practice are encouraged.
  3. A letter of recommendation from a colleague or supervisor who can speak to the applicant’s work in the field of Addictions.
  4. A statement that you attest that you have the education, practice hours and CEUs required to sit for the CARN or CARN-AP exam.  For information go to the following website:  https://www.cnetnurse.com/faq-carn

III. Application Review:

  1. Completed Applications must be received at the email address, advisoryancb@gmail.com, by February 1, 2020.
  2. All essays will be placed in a blind review process and judged anonymously by three ANCB directors including the public member.
  3. The winner of the Carolyn Jewell “Steel Magnolia” Scholarship and the ANCB Member Scholarship will be selected by April 1, 2020 and applicants and winners will be notified of their status by that date.

Addictions Nursing Certification Board

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Addiction Nursing Certification Board (ANCB)
Center for Nursing Education and Testing (C-NET), Inc.
35 Journal Square, Suite 901
Jersey City, NJ 07306
P: 800-463-0786
F: 201-217-9785
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