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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, October 31, 2015:  Fall Combined Membership Luncheon at Victoria Hills Country Club; 300 Spalding Way, Deland, Florida from 1100-1500.  Capt(ret) Colleen McLarnon will be our guest speaker and will be presenting on her recent deployment on the USNS Comfort as a Volunteer for Project Hope. For more information and to RSVP, please email fnnca@nnca.org

Scholarship Opportunities:

Scholarship –Scholarships of $1500 are being offered to undergraduate nursing students and/or Registered Nurses to in an accredited baccalaureate degree in nursing program or for students who are pursuing a graduate degree in nursing.  Recipients of scholarships will be selected by the Florida Navy Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Committee.  The award will go directly to the recipient. We will award 2 scholarships in this category for 2016.

An additional scholarship category is the Captain Miki Iwata Memorial Scholarship for Advanced Practice Nursing Students.  This $1500 scholarship is designated specifically for an Advance Practice Nursing Student and is in honor of Captain Miki Iwata, one of the first Navy Nurse Corps Nurse Practitioners.

Application deadline is November 16, 2016.


  1. Must be enrolled in an accredited nursing program
  2. Must be a Nursing Major
  3. May be a full or part time student
  4. Must have a current grade point average of at least 3.0 on 4.0 scale
  5. Must give evidence of successful completion of at least one clinical nursing course

 Preference is given to applicants in the following categories:

  1. Current Active Duty/Reserve Service Member
  2. Veteran of military service
  3. Family member of current or former member of the military service
  4. Civil Service Employee

Application – Download Application and more Information


Navy nurses in the Orlando area began holding regular meetings in November 1986. The chapter was chartered on 30 January, 1991. The Board of Directors includes a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. There are 5 additional Members.

Membership: Open to all Navy Nurses, active and former active duty, retired and reserve, residing in Florida, excluding the panhandle.

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Meetings: The chapter holds three luncheon meetings per year: one in the greater Orlando area and one in the Jacksonville area in the Spring and a combined meeting midway between Jacksonville and Orlando in the Fall. The Board of Directors meetings are held separately, twice a year in February and September.  The chapter publishes a newsletter, The FNNCA Scuttlebutt, twice yearly.

Chapter Dues: FNNCA dues are $15 per year. May be paid in conjunction with NNCA dues or separately by check.

Chapter Mission/Projects: To provide support of the NNCA and a social forum for information sharing and networking. Projects: Scholarship Fund and participation in Veteran and community events.

Contact this Chapter: Our email address is fnnca@nnca.org