The Board of Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.
Cordially invites you to attend the
Gala Reception Honoring

Donald and Barbara Jonas
Celebrating our Circle of Scholars

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 6pm to 8pm
Griffis Faculty Club
521 East 68th Street (at York Avenue)
New York, NY 10065

Tax-deductible Admission tickets are available @ $100
Patron(s)tax-deductible contribution tickets @ $250
Benefactor(s) tax-deductible contribution tickets @ $500

Tax-deductible admission/s and tax-deductible contributions may be paid with a credit card by going to the NEF Web site at: and clicking on “Donate.”
A check for attending the Gala that is tax-deductible,
(to the extent allowed by law) may be made out to:

Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.
137 Montague Street, Suite 144
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Those who are unable to attend but wish to contribute may pay online or mail a tax-deductible contribution to NEF as indicated above.

Please respond on or before October 29, 2018
For additional information please contact:
Jerelyn Weiss, Executive Director
at (917) 524 8051 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Individual and corporate sponsorship contributions are available at the following levels:

Pearl: $1,000
Topaz: $2,500
Ruby: $5,000
Sapphire: $10,000
Emerald: $25,000
Diamond: $50,000 includes a permanent Scholarship with naming opportunity.

All sponsors will be recognized in the program and at the event if your reply is received by October 29, 2018. Sponsor recognition after this date will be exhibited at the event.


Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.
Honors Madeline A. Naegle

Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. has initiated a campaign to raise money for a mental health nursing scholarship honoring Madeline A. Naegle, PhD, CNS-PMH, RN, BC, FAAN, national and international nursing leader in mental health/substance abuse education, research, and practice.

Currently there are very few scholarships specifically for graduate mental health nursing and NEF plans to raise enough funds to eventually establish a $50,000 permanent Madeline A. Naegle Scholarship.  From that permanent fund, an annual scholarship can be awarded to graduate nursing students specializing in mental health nursing.

Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. is extremely proud to honor Dr. Naegle’s life work by establishing a permanent scholarship in her name.

To contribute to the Madeline A. Naegle Scholarship Fund you can click on “Donate” above or you can send contribution checks to:

Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.
137 Montague Street, Ste. 144
Brooklyn, NY 11201

For more information please contact:
Jerelyn Weiss, NEF Executive Director
(917) 524-8051
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To Read More about Dr. Naegle click on “About Us – News & Updates”


Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.
Invites you to our next
NEF Gala Reception
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
6 to 8 pm
At the Griffis Faculty Club
521 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
Please join us to support and celebrate graduate nursing education.
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NEF’s Circle of Scholars


NEF Circle of Scholars, a formal network among NEF scholars was created in 2016 to serve as a communication platform for the thousands of nurses who have been recipients of NEF scholarships. We hope past NEF scholars will regularly update NEF on their accomplishments as nurse leaders so we can share their successes via our NEF Web Site, on Facebook, and on Twitter. We also hope that as the NEF scholars continue to advance in their nursing careers they will remember the next generation of nurse leaders and become lifelong supporters of Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. Please read more about the Circle of Scholars under “Scholars” ‘Circle of Scholars’.


Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Education

Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. (NEF) is a not-for-profit organization which seeks and distributes funds to baccalaureate prepared registered nurses who are in need of nursing scholarship assistance for graduate study. NEF is administered by a Board of Directors comprised of prominent leaders in nursing, business, and other professions. Nurses comprise the majority of board members.

NEF has been in existence for over 100 years! It was in 1912 that the first two Isabel Hampton Robb scholarships were awarded to two nurses, Cecelia Evans and Lisle French. From then on NEF has continued to support nursing professionals motivated to seek graduate degrees. With the support of those who value the critical need for:

  • nursing educators
  • advanced nurse clinicians
  • nurse researchers

NEF, the largest, single, private, professionally endorsed source of funds for advanced study in nursing will continue with this work for the next 100 years!