The SUNA Foundation accepts contributions from SUNA members, corporations, and other individuals. These donations benefit the following research grants, educational scholarships, and programs, which are available to SUNA members and chapters. Click on the links below for additional information, including eligiblity criteria and applications. Applications may be submitted via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax (856-589-7463).
Chapter Enhancement Scholarships
The Chapter Enhancement Scholarships promote chapter educational activities and/or community programs that uphold the missions of SUNA and the SUNA Foundation within local SUNA chapters. Annually, four qualifying chapters will be eligible to receive a scholarship up to $200.
Start-Up Chapter Funds
Start up chapters may apply for a one-time grant of $100 to support the growth and development of a new chapter in accordance with the missions of SUNA and the SUNA Foundation.
Complimentary registration for a Laborie Comprehensive Urodynamics Course.
Young Investigators/Experienced Investigators Research Programs
These urologic nursing research grants are awarded to first-time and experienced urology nurse researchers and provide opportunities to conduct clinical urologic nursing research. Grant recipients present their findings at a SUNA national meeting.
Scholarships are available to SUNA members to attend the SUNA uroLogic Conference. The SUNA Foundation provides expenses up to $1,500, which will be reimbursed after submission of original receipts for registration, travel, hotel and meals. Any unused funds will be non-transferable.
SUNA uroLogic Registration Scholarships
Each scholarship will provide conference registration fee up to a maimum of $500, which will be paid at the time of conference registration. Any unused funds will be non-transferable.
Ardeth Hale Leadership Award
This award was established in honor of Ardeth Hale, a committed member of SUNA since its inception in 1972, who has volunteered in various leadership positions over the years and continues to serve as a role model for urologic nurses. The award recognizes a SUNA member who demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities.
Ron Brady Career Mobility Scholarship
The Career Mobility Scholarship financially supports a SUNA member who is pursuing advanced urologic nursing education (baccalaureate degree in nursing or other advanced nursing degree).
Jan LeBouton Certification Scholarship
This grant helps a member become certified in urologic nursing by supplying a CBUNA Prep Guide, funding the exam fee, and providing complimentary registration to the SUNA uroLogic Conference. CBUNA offers an associate, RN, and advanced practice exam.
SUNA Foundation Recertification Scholarship
This scholarships provide reimbursement of recertification fees.