Information and Resources for Graduate Nursing Students Worth Checking Out!

Information and Resources for Graduate Nursing Students Worth Checking Out!

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Graduate Nursing Student Organization & Graduate Nursing Student Academy

Join the GNSO and GNSA today!!

Mentorship and Networking

  • AANP has a mentorship program that you can apply to. It is a one-year program for new NP’s to connect with more experienced NP’s. HERE is the link to learn more about, you must also be a member to apply.
  • Join the Facebook group Badger Nurse Network to connect with previous alumni and other students to network and form professional relationships.
  • Join the Graduate Student Nursing Academy – Find out more HERE
  • Diversity Book Club – For more information and to join, go HERE
  • Sigma Global Mentorship program – For more information, go HERE

Time Management/Project Management

Professional Development (also available as apps through MyUW)

A FREE course available through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services…find out more HERE

After Graduation

Resources for Parents and Families

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • If you have a work-study job, work 20 or more hours a week, are the primary caretaker of a child, or fall within income limits, you MAY be eligible to receive food benefits through SNAP.
    • Due to the impacts of COVID-19, many that were denied in the past may now be eligible!
    • To check your eligibility or to fill out an application, visit
    • You can reference this PowerPoint or email with questions about the process.
  • Additional Resources/I Do Not Qualify for SNAP
  • UW-Madison Parents Facebook page:
  • Free diapers for graduate student parents: Thanks to the UW TAA- the union for TAs, RAs, Fellows, and all grad workers, any grad parent can receive up to 90 free diapers a month. Only requirements are to be a UW grad student with a email. HERE the request form.
  • Child Care Tuition Assistance Program (CCTAP)
    • Fall 2020 invoices are issued November 13th, return by Jan 1
    • Spring 2020 application opens on November 16th






This post was authored by Jennifer Kowalkowski on 09/30/2020.