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!

Award Amount Deadline

Oncology Nursing Certificate Corporation Bachelor's Scholarship

Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation and Oncology Practice Alliance, Inc. provide scholarships to individuals who are interested in and committed to oncology nursing and pursuing a baccalaureate degree in nursing.

$3,000 to $5,000 February 1

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Master’s and Post-Master’s Certificate Scholarship

Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation provide scholarships to registered nurses who are interested in oncology nursing to continue their education by pursuing a master's degree in nursing.

$5,000 February 1

Thomas Jordan Doctoral Scholarship

Thomas Jordan Doctoral Scholarship is for registered nurses who are interested in and committed to oncology nursing to continue their education by pursuing a research doctoral degree (PhD or DNSc) or clinical doctoral degree (DNP).

$5,000 - $7,000 February 1

Navy Nurse Corps NROTC

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps offers scholarship to students interested in pursuing Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN). The scholarship is available only at a university affiliated with the NROTC and provides a state [...]

Full tuition and subsistence allowance December 1

Marie Rooney Nursing Scholarship

Marie Rooney Nursing Scholarship encourages Chester County residents to enter the field of nursing by providing scholarship funds. The students who apply to this scholarship should have at least a 3.0 GPA in his or her third year of study.

$500 - $1,000 November 1

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Grant

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) offers grants to encourage qualified nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through studies in high acuity and critical care nursing practice. Principal investigators [...]

$10,000 - $50,000 October 1

Gerrie Helwig Scholarship

The Gerrie Helwig Scholarship provides financial assistance to a nursing student, who has demonstrated an interest in perioperative nursing. The applicant must: Have finished two semesters at the time of application from an [...]

$250 October 1

Haley Scholarship

The Haley Scholarship is for students in either the MS or PhD nursing programs. In addition, RNs with a baccalaureate degree in another field are eligible to apply to the RN/MS program. Preference is to be given to nurses employed by [...]

Varies August 1

American School Health Association Scholarship

American School Health Association awards scholarship to students specializing in school health education, school nursing, and pediatric or adolescent medicine or dentistry. Only current ASHA [...]

$250 July 20

Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program

The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) provides funding for nurses who intend to serve as instructors or students who intend to serve as nurses after graduation. Recipients of the loan program must serve as a full-time nurse [...]

$1,500 July 1

Mary Ann Mikulic Scholarship

The Mary Ann Mikulic Scholarship offers one full tuition scholarship for a first-time attendee to the 2016 REACH ARN Annual Conference, September 28-October 1, Philadelphia, PA.

Varies July 1

Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship

The Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship (Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship) is provided by the Nurse Support Program (NSP II) aiming to expand the pool of nurses in the State by increasing the capacity of nursing [...]

Varies July 1

Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant Program

The Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant (WSSAG) program is for students who plan to peruse career/occupational programs in the fields of child care, human services, teaching, nursing etc.

$2,000 - $4,000 July 1

Touchmark Foundation’s nursing scholarship

The Touchmark Foundation awards scholarships to support students pursuing degrees in nursing. The Foundation specially focuses on student applicants pursuing geriatric nursing studies. In addition, the Foundation is supporting a special [...]

Varies June 30

National American Arab Nurses Association scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to the most meritorious applicants who are engaged in studying nursing at the Associate Degree, Bachelor degree, Master’s degree or RN-BSN levels. The candidates must be of Arab heritage, citizens or [...]

$500 to $1000 June 30

Pearl Moore Career Development Awards

Purpose of the Pearl Moore Career Development Awards is to support staff nurses by providing financial assistance to attend a continuing education program that will further the nurses' professional goals. 

$3,000 June 15

New Hampshire Long Term Care Foundation Scholarshpis

The New Hampshire Long Term Care Foundation (LTCF) scholarships is open to individuals who are currently pursuing or looking to pursue a career in long-term care. The scholarship is offered to all areas of long-term care: assisted living [...]

$1,000 - $5,000 June 10

Utah Nurse Foundation Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is for Utha resident students who intend to pursue a career in nursing. Scholarship recipient must agrees to work for a Utah Health Care Facility or Utah Educational Institution as a full-time employee for [...]

Varies June 1

Arkansas Nurses Foundation Research Grant

Arkansas Nurses Foundation provides research grant for nurses who hold an Arkansas Nursing license and graduated from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program. 

Varies June 1

Nina Brookins Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is for Florida residents who are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a nationally accredited Nursing program in Florida.

Varies June 1

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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