The Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association (FNSNA) was created in 1969 to honor Frances Tompkins, the Association’s first Executive Director. Organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, the Foundation awards scholarships to qualified nursing students. Contributions to the FNSNA are tax-deductible. Since 1974, the FNSNA has awarded over $4.3 million dollars in scholarships to undergraduate nursing students. The Foundation is organized as a 501 C3 charitable foundation. For more information and to apply for the 2020 Leadership Development Grants, visit .