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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Lydia's Professional Uniforms/AACN Excellence in Academics Nursing Scholarship

This collaborative program provides scholarships to nursing students in their junior year of an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 scholarships will be distributed in the Fall [...]

$2,500 August 1

McNeil Annual Scholarships Award

This scholarship awarded annually  to students enrolled in pediatric nurse practitioner programs. Applicants must be NAPNAP members.

$1,500 August 1

SGNA RN Advancing Education Scholarship

SGNA is offering the SGNA RN Advancing Education Scholarship to a Registered Nurse working in Gastroenterology who wishes to continue their education by pursuing a BSN, MSN or PhD.  Funds of $2,500 for a full time student or $1,000 to a [...]

$1,000 to $2,500 July 31

SGNA RN General Education Scholarship

Are you or someone you know working towards becoming a Registered Nurse? SGNA has a new scholarship to assist you. The SGNA RN General Education Scholarship offers funds of $2,500 as a reimbursement to a student in an accredited nursing [...]

$2,500 July 31

University of Phoenix/HOSA Scholarship

There are three full-tuition scholarships for students who pursue an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or [...]

Varies July 23

Michigan Nurses Foundation Scholarship

Michigan Nurses Foundation advance nursing and nursing education by awarding scholarships and research grants and by providing financial aid for the treatment of recovering nurses.  The applicant must be a student currently enrolled [...]

$1,000 July 15

American College of Nurse Practitioners Nurse Practitioner Student Scholarship Award

The recipient receives a one-year membership in ACNP and $1000 scholarship. The Award is presented annually at the ACNP National Clinical Conference. The recipient will receive a complementary registration to the Clinical [...]

$1,000 July 10

Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship Ph.D./DNP

NURSING EDUCATION FORGIVABLE LOAN – PH.D./DNP (NELP) program seeks to provide education opportunities to students who wish to continue their nursing education and address Mississippi’s nursing shortage by providing a constant [...]

Varies July 9

Mississippi Nurses Foundation “Dare to Soar” Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full time or part time registered nurse student in an Accredited Graduate Nursing Program in Mississippi with one semester remaining. Applicant must submit a 500 word essay and hold a GPA of [...]

$1,000 July 5

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) Scholarship Program

The ASPAN Scholarship Program is a member benefit designed to provide financial assistance to postanesthesia, preanesthesia, pain management and ambulatory surgery nurses aspiring to enhance their abilities to contribute to the perianesthesia [...]

$1,000 July 1

Jadeh Marselis-Moore Student Nurse Essay Content

This scholarship is for male undergraduate student enrolled in a licensed nursing program leading to NCLEX-RN eligibility. Applicant must have completed at least one Academic Term in nursing program. 

$500 July 1

Bill and Mary Russell Healthcare Scholarship

This scholarship is for residents of the Heartland Foundation service region, which includes the following counties: In Missouri - Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, [...]

Varies July 1

North Dakota Board of Nursing Education Loan Program

The Nursing Education Loan Program is available to students in associate, bachelors and masters degree programs in nursing. It also is available to graduate nurse students pursuing a doctorate and nurses enrolled in a refresher course.

Varies July 1

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing Foundation Scholarships For Men

 The AAMN Foundation has sponsored six $500.00 scholarships to Undergraduate Nursing Students  and two $1000.00 scholarships to Graduate Nursing Students who are current members of AAMN. These scholarships are open to male nursing students.

$500 - $1,000 July 1

Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship Program

The purpose of this program is to increase the number of nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse midwives practicing in areas of Illinois that have an insufficient number of primary care providers. To be eligible [...]

$7,500 June 30

Ellen K.Carson Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to nursing students at  Pittsburg State University and/or Washburn University Schools of Nursing. Priority given to BSN students, then to MSN students.

$500 June 30

Morgan-Sanders Endowed Scholarship

The Scholarship is awarded to RNs pursuing a BSN and graduate students studying nursing education, nursing administration, or adult education programs with priority given to master’s level, then to doctoral level students then to [...]

$500 June 30

Dr. James S. Garrison Scholarships Fund

This fund was established to pay tribute to Dr. James S. Garrison and dedication to health care in Arkansas. Two $2,500 scholarships are available annually. All area students currently enrolled or beginning their education in a health [...]

$2,500 June 30

Elaine Gelman Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2002 and will recognize a nurse practitioner student who demonstrates clinical competency, academic achievement and political activism, which Ms Gelman exemplified during her long and varied nursing [...]

$1,000 June 30

Marsha’s Angels Scholarship Fund

Applicants who are residents of Sedgwick County, Kansas or one of the surrounding counties may attend an accredited nursing program anywhere in the U.S.; applicants from any other state in the U.S. may use the scholarship to attend a [...]

$2,000 June 30

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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