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Walter and Louise Sutcliffe Scholarship
The Bloomfield College Foundation offers the Walter and Louise Sutcliffe Scholarship to provide financial support to nursing students.  It was established in 1994 by the Walter and Louise Sutcliffe Foundation.

Founded in 1868, Bloomfield College prepares students for academic, personal and professional success in a multicultural, global society.  The eligible student must be a junior or senior enrolled at Bloomfield College’s Frances M. McLaughlin Division of Nursing, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Selection is based on financial need.

 

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  March 16

Contact:  Bloomfield College, 467 Franklin Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003; (973) 748-9000; [email protected]

 

Walter and Marie Schmidt Scholarship

The Oregon Student Access Commission provides numerous scholarship opportunities to students across Oregon.  This particular scholarship is for students who have graduated from a Lane County high school seeking to attend a vocational college, such as for a nursing education.   If a suitable candidate cannot be found another Oregon student may be selected.

Please visit their web site, or browse through the scholarship guide to get a better understanding of scholarships, timelines and more.

Deadline: March 1

Contact: Oregon Student Access Commission, 1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100, Eugene OR 97401

Telephone: 541 687-7400 or 800 452-8807

 

Walter Reed Smith Scholarship

This is an undergraduate scholarship available through the United Daughters of the Confederacy.  It is awarded to a female student enrolled in a nursing degree program.

Eligibility includes a proven decadency of a confederate soldier.

Contact: United Daughters of the Confederacy Business Office, 328 North Boulevard, Richmond VA 23220-4009

Telephone: 804 355-1636

Email: [email protected]

 

Washington State Health Professional Loan Repayment Program

The loan repayment program is available for nurse midwives who have outstanding loan debts yet to be paid. The recipient must be working in a federal health professional shortage area.

Eligibility includes willingness to work for 2 years within the designated are.

Deadline: April 30

Contact: Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 917 Lakeridge Way SW, Olympia WA 98540-3430

Telephone: 360 753-7800

 

Washington State Health Professionals Scholarship Program

This scholarship is made available to help fill health provider service gaps.  It is available to students seeking education in the nursing field as a licensed nurse, nursing faculty, nurse practitioner or as a midwife.

Please note: This program has been suspended and is not accepting new applicants.

 

Watson Nursing Scholarship
The Oregon Student Access Commission (OSAC) offers the Watson Nursing Scholarship to encourage Oregon students to become nurses.  The OSAC was established in 1959 by the Oregon legislature to ensure Oregon students access to postsecondary education. The eligible candidate must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or school of nursing, pursuing an undergraduate or graduate nursing degree.   Preference is given to graduates of Jackson or Josephine high schools and to students attending Oregon Health & Science University.

 

Award:  $500 – $10,000
Deadline:   March 1

Contact:   Oregon Student Access Commission, Cheryl Connolly, Scholarship Processing Coordinator, 1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100, Eugene, OR 97401, (541) 687-7400; [email protected]

 

WestConn at Waterbury Nursing Scholarship
Western Connecticut State University offers the WestConn at Waterbury Nursing Scholarship   to students pursuing careers in nursing.  WestConn at Waterbury is located on the campus of Naugatuck Valley Community College, providing an alternate campus for students to take courses for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  The eligible candidate must be a student at Naugatuck Valley Community College or enrolled in the nursing program at WestConn at Waterbury.  Selection is based on financial need.

Award:   $1000
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:   Nancy Barton, Director of Financial Aid, Western Connecticut State University, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810; (203) 837-8580

 

Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) Grant
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing offers the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) Grant to encourage nurses to participate in nursing research.  Funding for this grant is provided by the Western Institute of Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau. The eligible candidate must be a registered nurse with a Master of Science in Nursing degree or enrolled in a doctoral program.  The candidate must also have a research project ready for implementation that can be completed within one year.   The candidate must be a member of the Western Institute of Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International.

Award:  $2500
Deadline:  December 1

Contact:   Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Program Department, 550 West North Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202; (888) 634-7575, (317) 634-8171; [email protected]

 

William Boudreau Memorial Scholarship for Licensed Nursing Assistants
The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) offers the William Boudreau Memorial Scholarship for Licensed Nursing Assistants to encourage Vermont students to enter the field of nursing.  The VSAC was established in 1965 to help residents of Vermont who want to go to college, by providing loans, grants, scholarships and education planning.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Orleans County, Vermont who will attend a licensed nursing assistant program in Vermont.    Selection is based on financial need.

Award:  $750
Deadline:  March 9

Contact:   Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), 10 East Allen St, P.O. Box 2000, Winooski VT, 05404; (888) 253-4819; [email protected]

 

 

 

William D. and Janet Randell Undergraduate Scholarship in Nursing

This scholarship is available through the Sinclair School of Nursing.  Funds are matched by the state and the scholarship is awarded to undergraduate nursing students only.

Eligibility includes a proven financial need.

Contact: University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Office of Student Affairs, S235 School of Nursing, Columbia MO 65211

Telephone: 573 882-0277 or 800 437-4339

 

William E. Fingland, Sr. and Mary E. Fingland Nursing Scholarship

This internal scholarship is given to a nursing student who originates from Pettis County in Missouri.  If no suitable candidate is found than another student from the state will be chosen.

Deadline: December 1

Contact: University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Office of Student Affairs, S235 School of Nursing, Columbia MO 65211

Telephone: 573 882-0277 or 800 437-4339

Email: [email protected]

 

William F. Claiborne Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Nursing
Rhode Island College offers the William F. Claiborne Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Nursing to support Rhode Island College students pursuing careers in nursing.  Established in 1854, Rhode Island College has a long history of providing an outstanding public education in a culturally diverse environment.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in the Rhode Island College School of Nursing with a GPA of at least 3.0.  The candidate must demonstrate financial need.

 

Award:  $300
Deadline:  Not specified.

 

Contact:   James T. Hanbury, Director of Financial Aid, Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, (401) 456-8033

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Accelerated Nursing

This is an internal scholarship available through the Sinclair School of Nursing. This permanently endowed fund is provided to non-nursing baccalaureate prepared students, who seek to re-direct their field of study in to the nursing profession.

Contact: University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Office of Student Affairs, S235 School of Nursing, Columbia MO 65211

Telephone: 573 882-0277 or 800 437-4339

Email: [email protected]

 

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund

This is an internal partial scholarship available through the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.  It is meant to be awarded to students of a minority and is based upon merit and financial need.

Contact: Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Admissions, Godchaux Hall 207, 461 21st Avenue South, Nashville TN 37240

Telephone: 615 322-3800 or 888 333-9192

 

Winnie Coxe Scholarship
Lees-McRae College offers the Winnie Coxe Scholarship to provide financial assistance to students enrolled at Lees-McRae.  Founded in 1900 to provide education to students in the Appalachian region, Lees-McRae is a Presbyterian-affiliated college with a long history of providing a liberal arts education that emphasizes service and leadership.   The nursing program includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program on the Maryland Community College Campus in Spruce Pine North Carolina. Selection is based on financial need.  Preference is given nursing students.

Award:  Not specified.
Deadline:  Not specified.

Contact:   Lees-McRae College, Brenda DuVall¸ Director of Financial Aid, P.O. Box 128, Banner Elk NC, 28604; (828) 898-8793

 

Wisconsin Higher Educational Aid Board

The state if Wisconsin offers a number of grants, scholarships and loans to students attending state based colleges, technical schools and universities.  No specific field of study is mentioned so many nursing students may be eligible.

You are advised to contact the board for further details.

Contact: State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board, 131 West Wilson Street, Suite 902, Madison Wisconsin 53707

Telephone: 608 267-2206

Email: [email protected]

 

Wisconsin League for Nursing Scholarship Programs

The Wisconsin League for Nursing, in partnership with other sponsors, provides access to 2 scholarships.  These scholarships are awarded to students who have completed at least half of the credits needed to complete their nursing program, whether it is as an LPN or a PhD.  Funds awarded are from $500 to $1,000

Eligibility includes attending a recognized, accredited nursing program

Deadline: February 15

Contact: Wisconsin League for Nursing (WLN), P.O. Box 107, Long Lake WI 54542-0107

Telephone: 888 755-3329

Email: [email protected]

 

Wisconsin League for Nursing High School Senior Award

This is a $500 scholarship given to a graduating high school student who is entering a nursing education program.

Contact: Wisconsin League for Nursing (WLN), P.O. Box 107, Long Lake WI 54542-0107

Telephone: 888 755-3329

Email: [email protected]

 

WOCN Scholarship Programs

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society provides two scholarships:

The Accredited Scholarship:

This scholarship is available to students seeking to specialize in wound and ostomy care nursing.  The applicant must provide proof of enrollment in an accredited course.

The Advanced Scholarship:

This scholarship is for a currently licensed RN who is pursuing a masters, doctoral degree or nurse practitioner license.

Deadline: May 1 and November 1

Contact: WOCN National Office, 15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C, Mount Laurel NJ 08054

Telephone: 888 224-9626

Email: [email protected]

 

Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant Program

This program is available through the Maryland Higher Education Commission.  These grants are available to high school seniors who plan to attend secondary institutions and pursue a career in nursing, as well as other under serviced professions.

Recipients must agree to a work term within the state at one year per each year of funding received.

Deadline: July 1

Contact: Maryland Higher Education Commission, 6 N. Liberty Street, Baltimore MD 21201

Telephone: 410 767-3301 or 800 974-0203

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