Anticipated Costs

The Maternal-Child Health Nurse Leadership Academy (MCHNLA) is a Johnson & Johnson grant-funded program. The out-of-pocket expenses will vary from year to year, based on the funds available.  The 2018-2019 cohort participants will have the following covered throughout their time in the academy:

  • Lodging for workshops 1 & 2
  • Breakfast and lunch at workshops 1 & 2
  • Two-day registration for Sigma biennial convention
  • Two hotel nights at Sigma's biennial convention
  • All required workshop learning materials

Anticipated expenses for the Fellow and Leadership Mentor:

  • Fellow participation fee:
    • US $725 - Non-Sigma Members
    • US $625 - Sigma Members
  • Travel to workshops (1 & 2) and Sigma's biennial convention
  • Dinner during workshops 1 & 2
  • All meals at Sigma's biennial convention (except for celebration dinner)
  • Expenses related to travel for the Fellow’s two site visits
  • Additional activities associated with the Fellow’s individualized leadership plan and project

*Please note: The Leadership Mentor does not pay a participation fee.

Recommended sources for financial assistance include:

  • Employers
  • Civic organizations
  • Hospital auxiliaries
  • Government agencies
  • Community and professional foundations
  • Professional organizations and Sigma chapters
The Fellow and Leadership Mentor are strongly encouraged to seek a shared financial commitment from their employing agency/organization/institution (A/O/I) as part of their participation in the academy.

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Johnson & Johnson Foundation 

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