“Winning the Cherokee Nursing Conference Scholarship gave me a glimpse of hope that pursuing my passion as a Neonatal Intensive Care nurse is still a possibility.”
- Michelle Sfeir, RN, BSN – a 2021 recipient
"Receiving the Cherokee Nursing Conference Scholarship for DAISY Honorees is a wonderful gift and tool to help improve myself and my practice. I have a passion for educating and by furthering my knowledge, I can be of more service to my coworkers and patients. By attending ONS Congress, I will receive the most up-to-date information. This will empower me to suggest changes to my workplace so we may use current evidence-based practice. Thank you for giving me this opportunity to meet other invested nurses and learn from the best."
"Attending a professional conference is an amazing growth opportunity for any nurse! Being selected as a recipient of the Cherokee Nursing Scholarship filled me with gratitude and inspiration to bring back the latest innovations and the most relevant ideas to my patients, peers, and the organization. Thank you so much and I hope you keep blessing the nurses for years to come!"
“Thank you to the scholarship team!! I am so honored to have been chosen and cannot wait to attend my first nursing conference with the scholarship funds awarded to me. ”
"I strongly believe in the power of education. Education can help us build confidence in our abilities, gain new perspectives, and change our lives for the better. I am grateful for this Cherokee Daisy scholarship because it provides me with an opportunity to advance my education and nursing practice. I will utilize it to better myself and help others in the future!"
Student (graduating January 2023)
“As a new graduate frpm nursing school, this scholarship will allow me to advance my nursing career and further my professional development. This will provide an opportunity for me to get involved in health policy and improve the healthcare system in our community. Again, thank you and I am honored for this recognition!”
BSN, RN, BMTCN
“I am so grateful and excited to be one of the recipients of the Cherokee Nursing Conference Scholarship. This scholarship is a wonderful opportunity for me to expand my knowledge and grow as a healthcare professional. Conferences offer the ability to not only develop your skills but also learn from other experts in the field who come from different backgrounds and experiences. The beauty of healthcare is it is always changing as research and new innovations come to light. This scholarship offers the chance to learn about the best evidence-based practices to help provide quality care for our patients. I cannot wait to utilize this opportunity to grow as a nursing professional and am thankful for this experience.”
Past Cherokee Nursing Conference Scholarship Recipients
Mark Cordova Cuizon
Brigitte Marie Williams
Adelberto Pena, Jr.
Mary Rose Santos