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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District 46 Olive Ramsey Memorial Scholarship Fund

District 46 Olive Ramsey Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarship is for undergraduate or graduate students in Pinellas and Pasco Counties. Undergraduate students are required to have a minimum 2.5 GPA; graduate students [...]

Varies June 1

Ruth Finamore Scholarship Fund

The Ruth Finamore Scholarship Fund is open at all levels to nursing students.

Varies June 1

Sequoyah Graduate Fellowship

The Sequoyah Graduate Fellowship provides American Indian and Alaskan Natives students seeking an Associate's degree or higher in nursing program.

Varies June 1

Virginia's Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwife Scholarship Program

Recipients of the Virginia's Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwife Scholarship Program must agree to engage in full time practice in a designated medically underserved area for a period of years equal to the number of annual scholarships received.

Varies June 1

Peter Gili Scholarship Award

The Peter Gili Scholarship Award provides a $500.00 scholarship to a nursing student with a disability. This scholarship has been donated by family members and friends in memory of Peter Gili.

$500 June 1

Nurses Care Specialty License Plate Initiative

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide an opportunity for nurses and support nurses to make a contribution to the profession and to increase the public awareness of the contribution of nurses.

Varies May 31

University of Alabama School of Nursing Scholarships

The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships. 

Varies May 31

Virginia C. Phillips Scholarships

The Virginia C. Phillips Scholarship Fund was established in 1979 to honor Ms. Phillips, a nursing leader in SC. For more information about these scholarships, please contact the Office of Public Health Nursing at SCDHEC: (803) 989-0801.

Varies May 30

Stephanie Carroll Memorial Scholarship

Stephanie Carroll Memorial Scholarship awarded to a nursing student who has chosen Long Term Care or Geriatrics as their practice area after graduation. Nursing students in an undergraduate or graduate program are also eligible [...]

Varies May 20

Ruth Shaw Junior Board Scholarship Program

The Ruth Shaw Junior Board Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to pursue a career in nursing. New scholarship recipients may now be awarded scholarships for multiple years.

Varies May 6

Nursing Economics Foundation Scholarship

The Nursing Economics Foundation Scholarship awards up to four $5,000 scholarships to registered nurses in a Masters or Doctoral nursing program with an emphasis on administration or management for the upcoming school year.

$5,000 May 2

New Mexico Health Professional Loan Repayment Program

The New Mexico Health Professional Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP) provide repayment for outstanding student loans of practicing health professionals. 

$25,000 May 2

American Nurses Foundation Grant

American Nurses Foundation offers grants to nurse researchers to carry out researches that contribute to the advancement of nursing science and the enhancement of patient outcomes. Grants are awarded in all areas of nursing, including [...]

$5,000 - $30,000 May 1

Past President's Parlay Scholarship

The American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Texas awards scholarship to a resident of Texas, child or grandchild of a Veteran who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion.

Varies May 1

WOCN Society Accredited Nursing Education Scholarships

WOCN Society offers scholarship to students who are perusing education in wound, ostomy and continence nursing care. Scholarship criteria Acceptance to a WOCN-accredited Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Education [...]

Varies May 1

WOCN Society Advanced Education Scholarship Program

WOCN Society offers scholarship is for students who are seeking a master’s or doctoral degree or nurse practitioner certificate. Scholarship criteria Current, unrestricted RN license. Active member of WOCN. Current or [...]

Varies May 1

Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania's VFW Jack E. Barger Sr.Scholarship

Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania’s VFW Jack E. Barger Sr. Scholarship gives a chance for the veterans as well as the active duty military personnel and their families to continue their education and make their lives much better. 

$1,000 May 1

Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) Scholarship Program For Healthcare Careers

The Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) Scholarship Program offers qualified applicants for money to cover tuition, lab fees, books and educational supplies. ALL scholarships are for SIH EMPLOYEES ONLY.

Varies May 1

Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship Program

Co-sponsored by Minority Nurse and NCEMNA, the Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship Program assists outstanding nurses from underrepresented groups complete their studies toward a Bachelor or Master of Science in Nursing. 

$1,000 - 3,000 May 1

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

The Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship is designed to encourage enrollment in nursing programs by Kansans committed to practicing as a LPN or RN in Kansas.

$2,500 - 3,500 May 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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