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Helping Nurses. Changing Lives.

To better serve you, we are pleased to announce that the application process is now web-based (paper applications are no longer accepted). To begin your application, please click here (note: you will be connected to a third-party site). For more information about our scholarship program, please visit our scholarship information page or contact us, for further clarification.

The Selection Committee has carefully reviewed all submissions and is pleased to announce the 2017 Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners. Many thanks to all participants for nominating our outstanding Texas nurses!

Good Samaritan Foundation is pleased to announce that Jacqueline R. Ward, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Vice President of Nursing,Texas Children’s Hospital, will chair this year’s event and Kathryn Tart, EdD, MSN, RN, Founding Dean and Professor, University of Houston College of Nursing, will serve as the emcee. Please reserve your table(s) and join us in celebrating our Texas nurses at the EIN Awards luncheon on October 23rd, 2017.

The Trustees of the Good Samaritan Foundation, along with Courtney and Bill Toomey, hosted the 29th Annual Pearl Ball Gala on February 23rd at River Oaks Country Club. Photos from the Space City themed event can be seen here.

In 1951, Reverend Clyde J. Verheyden, founded what is now known as Good Samaritan Foundation. Since its inception, Good Samaritan Foundation has been focused on one ongoing mission: to increase the number of highly-trained and dedicated nurses “at the bedside” of Texas patients. Building a stronger nurse workforce in Texas consists of attracting men and women to the nursing profession and providing financial resources to become the best educated and most skilled caregivers in the world. Learn more about us