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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Dr. Ildaura Murillo-Rohde Scholarship Award

Scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in accredited LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs. Selection of recipients is based on need, current academic standing, whether they are a United [...]

$1,000 March 15

Marguerite McAlpin Memorial Scholarship for Nursing

Applicant to this scholarship has to be graduate or undergraduate student and/or trainee in the field of nursing. Candidates for this award must be a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a veteran or have served in the Armed Forces [...]

$1,000 April 25

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

Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Applicants must be U.S. citizens OR students with an Alien Registration number currently enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic doctorate, and generic master's programs

$125,000 (total) January 14

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

The Joseph Hageman Memorial Nursing Scholarships

The Joseph Hageman Memorial Nursing Scholarships support students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing or a Bachelor of Science program with a major in Nursing, or an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing. Financial [...]

$2,000 - $5,000 April 8

VA Mortgage Center.com Military Education Scholarship

The program's primary goal is to assist military service members and their families by awarding five bi-annual $2,000 scholarships to help pay for tuition and books. To be considered, the scholarship applicant must have a connection to the [...]

$20,000 March 25

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

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

Nursing Education BSN Loan/Scholarship Program – Mississippi

Nursing Education BSN Loan/Scholarship Program is intended to assist students who pursue a baccalaureate degree in nursing and address Mississippi’s nursing shortage by providing a constant source of qualified nurses.

$4,000 - $8,000 March 1

Anna May Rolando Scholarship Award

Preference to this scholarship will be given to a graduate student who has demonstrated a commitment to working with people with disabilities. Application requirements are essay,reference, transcript and medical verification [...]

$500 June 1

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

$500 June 1

The JDRF Medical/Research Scholarship

The Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program is available to incoming freshmen seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who are actively [...]

$1,000 May 1

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program

The American Indian Nurse Scholarship Award Program was started by The National Society in 1927 to give students of American Indian descent the opportunity to pursue careers in nursing. Eligible students receive $1,000 per semester and the [...]

$1,000 December 1

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

American Legion Auxiliary, Dept. of Idaho Nursing Scholarship

One General Studies scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00 will be granted from the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Idaho to the chosen applicant either a Traditional or Non-Traditional Student.

$1,000 May 15

Past Presidents Parley - Nurses' Scholarship

The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Ohio, Past Presidents Parley, has a program to assist students pursuing a degree in the nursing field. The applicant must be an honorably discharged veteran or a spouse, son or daughter (adopted, [...]

$1,000 May 1

Sandy Purl Mentorship Scholarship

This scholarship has been established in memory of Sandy Purl who was a role model to many oncology nurses in Chicago and across the nation. Her passion was mentoring other nurses and improving the care of patients with cancer [...]

$1,000 May 15

Forty Eight Nursing Scholarships

The 40/8 awards five $1,000 Nursing Scholarships each year to Nursing students. The Cabane gives out one $500 scholarship  to a student in the medical field.

$1,000 March 15

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

$1,000 April 15

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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