Applications for the academy will be accepted on a biannual basis. Admission to the program is competitive. Please check the website for deadlines for upcoming academies. All materials (including mailed materials) are due by the deadline; incomplete applications will not be considered. Accepted attendees will be notified at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the academy of their acceptance.
Each applicant will be required to write a brief statement (one page or less) on their philosophy of teaching and learning in nursing education. Space to submit the statement can be found on the electronic application form.
***Please note – all potential academy participants MUST hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing and have a minimum of 2 years of relevant clinical experience.
The following materials** must be submitted in order for your application to be considered:
*If reference is unable to upload recommendation through the website, a physical copy of the reference letter, signed by the reference, can be mailed to the ESFAMI staff directly from the reference. We will NOT accept any references directly uploaded by the applicant or mailed by the applicant.
**Additional information may be required and must be submitted upon request
Please include your application ID number (given when online application completed) on all documentation. Please address all written documents to:
Department of Nursing
1101 Camden Avenue
Salisbury, MD 21801