On May 11th, Cornerstone VNA attended a special press event for the announcement of FedPoint’s new nurses scholarship program.

“To coincide with National Nurses Week (May 6–12), federal benefits administrator FedPoint® announced the launch of a new scholarship program designed to help strengthen the nursing workforce in northern New England and beyond.

FedPoint, which celebrates 20 years in business in 2022, will award four $5,000 scholarships annually to individuals accepted to accredited nursing programs and who currently reside in either New Hampshire, Maine, or Massachusetts. FedPoint plans to announce the scholarship winners each spring to coincide with National Nurses Week. The first awards will be made in May 2023.”

Read FedPoint’s full press release here.

According to Julie Reynolds, RN, MS, President/CEO of Cornerstone VNA, “We are incredibly grateful to FedPoint for their generous support of our programs and services over the years. We are honored to benefit from their generosity, and we are honored to be a member of the FedPoint nurses scholarship review panel along side the Emergency Nurses Association’s New Hampshire State Council, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network, and members of FedPoint’s own care coordination team.”

Barbara Boulton, RN, MSN Ed
Program Support Director & Compliance Officer

Barbara Boulton shares her excitement of FedPoint’s nursing scholarship program during their press event on May 11th. Barb expressed Cornerstone VNA’s gratitude for FedPoint’s ongoing support of our programs and services, and for their commitment to supporting individuals who are pursuing a nursing career.

“We appreciate FedPoint’s commitment to their communities and their innovative thinking, and we commend their support of the next generation of nurses. We know first-hand of the nursing shortage and how important it is to foster interest and support for this career to the next generation. This show of support is critical to meet the growing health care needs of our aging state.”