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Nursing Scholarships

This is a searchable scholarship database created specifically for nursing students. The scholarships listed here are provided by nursing associations, educational institutions, foundations, for-profit/non-profit organizations, etc. These are relatively non-competitive scholarships compared to general/non-major specific scholarships.

Some of the scholarships give preference to minority, veteran and disabled students. If you belong to such groups, you have a good chance of securing fund for your education from this list. Good luck!

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Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program

Applicant to this scholarship must be currently accepted or enrolled in an Associate Degree nursing program and must have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California. If awarded, [...]

$10,000 October 1

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship Program

Students who are currently enrolled or accepted into a Bachelor of Science Nursing Program may apply and receive up to $13,000 for one academic year. In return for receiving the scholarship, awardees will be required to practice direct patient [...]

$13,000 October 1

Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Nursing sponsors the BSN Student Scholarship/Work Repayment Program

The Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Nursing, is sponsoring scholarships of up to $3,000 per semester for senior nursing students within a BSN program, in association with a work commitment as a Registered Nurse at the Mount Sinai Hospital [...]

$3,000 October 1

Veterans Affairs Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Applicant for the Veterans Affairs Postdoctoral Fellowship Program must hold a master's degree in nursing, or a master's degree in a field related to nursing and a baccalaureate degree in nursing. 

Varies September 17

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Grant

The purposes of this grant is to stimulate clinically related oncology nursing research.Funds for this grant are provided jointly by ONS and Sigma Theta Tau International.Preference will be given to Sigma Theta Tau International [...]

$25,000 September 15

ANPD Scholarship

Western Governors University offers the WGU Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Excellence in Nursing Education Scholarship. The scholarship is open for ANPD members looking to earn a WGU online bachelor’s degree or [...]

$2,000 September 15

Marjorie Chance Scholarship in Nursing

The programs are made possible by gifts from Marjorie (Marj) Chance, a longtime Wichita resident, businesswoman and philanthropist who played a key role in the establishment of the nursing program at Newman University.

Varies September 6

Kaiser Permanente Deloras Jones RN Academic Excellence Scholarship

Applicant to this scholarship must be a California resident enrolled in a California BRN-approved program in one of the following areas: Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or entry level Master of Science [...]

$2,000 September 6

Kaiser Permanente Deloras Jones RN Master's Degree Studies in Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a California resident enrolled in a California BRN-approved program in one of the following areas:  Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or entry level Master of Science in Nursing [...]

$2,500 September 6

Kaiser Permanente Deloras Jones RN Scholarship for Graduate/Doctoral Studies

Applicant must be a California resident enrolled in a California BRN-approved program in one of the following area Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or entry level Master of Science in Nursing [...]

$3,000 September 6

Washington State Health Professional Loan Repayment Program

The Scholarship provides scholarships to students training to become primary care health professionals. In return, program participants agree to provide primary care health care in rural or undeserved urban areas with designated [...]

$35,000 - $70,000 September 6

WGU Go Further in Nursing Scholarship

WGU offers the Go Further in Nursing Scholarship amounting up to $2,000. The scholarship is designed for motivated RNs who wish to advance their education and earn a BSN or MSN.

$2,000 September 1

Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship

This Scholarship is sponsored by B4 Brands, is awarded each year to five, non-traditional, fulltime students pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing.  All scholarship winners receive a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 [...]

$1,000 August 31

Dermatology Nurses’ Association Career Mobility Scholarship

The scholarship provides financial assistance to members of the Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. The candidate must be a DNA member for two years, and be employed in the specialty of [...]

$2,500 August 31

Neuroscience Nursing Foundation Scholarship

There are two categories of grants, both funded to NNF by the Integra Foundation. the new investigator grant is for up to $10,000. The NEW INVESTIGATOR grants are designed to provide funding to a promising new AANN investigator to support [...]

$2,500 - $10,000 August 16

Virginia Elizabeth and Alma Vane Taylor Nursing Scholarship

The Virginia Elizabeth and Alma Vane Taylor Nursing Scholarship will provide awards for North Carolina residents seeking associate or baccalaureate nursingdegrees. Preference will be given to students seeking first-time nursing degrees.

Varies August 15

Gannett Healthcare Group Scholarship

Applicant must be a member of NBNA and a member of a local chapter (if one exists in your area) who currently enrolled in a nursing program (BSN, ADN, Diploma or LPN / LVN) 

Varies August 15

Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship Program

The scholarship cover costs of tuition, books, transportation, board, and other necessary related expenses of a grantee while attending school and awarded only to an individual who is a member of a Federally recognized Indian Tribe, [...]

Varies August 14

American Academy of Nursing & John A. Hartford Foundation Nurse Leader in Aging Award

The award is open to individuals who hold or have retired from positions of leadership in gerontological nursing including health care, research, education, politics and public service. The awardee need not be an Academy Fellow. The award is [...]

Varies August 12

Dr. Andrew J. Tatum

The Dr. Andrew J. Tatum scholarship is awarded to applicants pursuing a professional career in a health related field. The applicants are also expected to submit an essay about their interest in the health professions and any health related [...]

Varies August 2

For Sponsor Organizations: If your organization offers nursing scholarship and if you would like to have it included here, please contact us via this form. We will get in touch with you as soon as possible. We also welcome suggestions and correction on existing scholarship information. If you know about a scholarship that is not listed here, please let us know.

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