PHOTO: Renee McLeod-Sordjan

Renee McLeod-Sordjan

Renee McLeod-Sordjan, NEF Scholarship winner, is a native New Yorker and presently attends Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.   She is studying for a PhD in nursing. Her road to a successful nursing career includes a BSN from Pace University in Respiratory Therapy followed by a BSN in 1986, an MSN in 1996 and a DNP in 2011. She aspires to support ethnic diversity among students and faculty through scholarship, service, and culturally competent practice. As a doctoral student her scholarship is focusing on assessing health literacy in the Hispanic populations suffering from chronic diseases. She has publications in nursing texts related to health literacy and patient-centered practice.  She has also written articles for the Joanna Briggs Institute and the Journal of Nurse Practitioners.

Donate Today

Support a Graduate Nurse’s Education

NEF’s only purpose is to provide nursing scholarship assistance to make graduate level nursing education possible. NEF is the largest, single, private, professionally endorsed source of funds for advanced nursing study with over one hundred years of service to and for professional nursing.

NEF’s Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from nursing, education, technology, and business communities. Members donate their time and talent to the advancement of the nursing profession. NEF operates with exceptionally low overhead. NEF employs only one individual who serves in several capacities. NEF is a non-profit organization with 501(c) status; thus, your contributions are fully tax-deductible.