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2017 Award Winners Announced

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Congratulations to our 2017 Scholarship Recipients

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THANK YOU to our Contributors!

View the list of our generous sponsors and donors - we are extremely grateful for their support! 



2018 Gala: October 26

2019 Gala: November 8

NEW Location: Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel





Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania is a statewide, non-profit foundation created to help recruit and retain nursing professionals. It is governed by a 24-member volunteer Board of Trustees, consisting of individuals who are leaders in nursing, business, industry, and other health care fields. To achieve its objectives, the foundation has established a scholarship fund and awards program. Click here to read our bylaws.

Nominate a Nurse for an Award

We will be accepting award nominations from March 1-May 31, 2018.

Read the award category descriptions and...


2018 Key Dates

Call for Scholarship Applications:
1/24/18 through 4/3/18

  • Visit our  scholarships page for details about the criteria.
  • Scholarship recipients to be announced in May 2018.

Call for Nightingale Award Nominations: 3/1/18 through 5/31/18

  • The online application will be posted to our website on 3/1/18.
  • Visit our awards page for details about the criteria.
  • Award finalists to be announced in July 2018.

Scholarship & Award Sponsorships and Gala Program Acknowledgements Due: 10/8/18

  • Visit our Sponsorship & Donations page for details about how you can submit a tax-deductible contribution to the Nightingale Awards of PA. Sponsorship opportunities are available as well!

Nightingale Awards Gala:

  • Gala to take place at a NEW LOCATION - the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel. Be sure to save the date! 


The Patient's Choice Award

There are so many amazing nurses in Pennsylvania. Have you or a family member received care from one of them? Tell us your story! Write a more than 500 words...and tell us about your beloved nurse. If your letter is selected, you'll win a trip to Harrisburg to honor this special nurse at the Nightingale Gala. Your nurse will receive an acknowledgment never to be forgotten!

How to Submit a Nomination 

Write to us with the name of your special nurse, her/his employer, your name, address, and phone number and mail to: Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania, 2400 Ardmore Boulevard, Suite 302, Pittsburgh, PA 15221. You can also submit via our online form (preferred).


2017 Patient's Choice Award Recipient

Congratulations to Gregory Addvensky, RN, from Lehigh Valley Health Network. 

Gregory Addvensky (L) with his nominator Joseph Rappa (R) at the 2017 Awards Gala. 

Get Notifications 

An email announcing our call for scholarships and awards will be sent to everyone on our contact list. We also send emails to our contacts throughout the year to: announce our finalists and winners, provide information about our annual Awards Gala, etc. If you would like to receive notifications from the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania throughout the year, join our list!  

Sponsorship and Donations

Thank you to our generous sponsors and contributors! Visit our Sponsorship and Donations page to view the list of our supporters. Please consider donating this year to support nursing in Pennsylvania - we greatly appreciate any contribution, large or small.