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Valere Potter Scholarship Fund
The Valere Potter Scholarship Fund is a partial scholarship available through the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.  It is awarded based on merit and proven financial need to a bridge student.

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

VAMortgageCenter.com Military Education Scholarship

VA Mortgage Center.com awards ten $1,000 scholarships each year to help students meet their educational financial needs.  Check out their web site then visit their Facebook page, like them, and then keep an eye out for the upcoming contests and scholarship information

Contact: VA Mortgage Center.com Corporate Office, 2101 Chapel Hill Plaza, Suite 107, Columbia MO 65203

Telephone: 800 405-6682

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing – Internal Scholarships

The school of nursing offers quite a few internal scholarships, both full and partial. A total of 6 full tuition scholarships are offered each year.  These monies are available to full time students only.

Eligibility for all scholarships includes maintaining a GPA of at least 3.0

Full Scholarships

(The) Harold Stirling Vanderbilt (HSV) Scholarship

Based on academic excellence and not financial need, this covers 3 semesters worth of tuition

(The) Julia Hereford Alumni Scholarship

Recipients are selected by committee

(The) C.W. Kempkau Scholarship

Awarded to an incoming student deemed outstanding in a pre-specialty

Partial Scholarships

All of these are awarded according to merit and proven financial need. Please visit the web address below for further detail.

Lillian Cary Scholarship

Frances Helen Ziegler Tunnell Graduate Honor

Joe C. Davis Scholarship Fund

La Juan Furgason Scholarship Fund

Edward T. Goldstein Scholarship Fund

Haley Award

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund

Frances M. Houston Scholarship Fund

Sammie S. Shapiro-Rachael S. Kelly Scholarship

Elijah Nevins Kirkpatrick Scholarship

Jennie Wamsley Long Memorial Scholarship

Kathleen Suzanne Nelson Scholarship Fund

Valere Potter Scholarship Fund

Laura Catherine Rankin Memorial Scholarship

Mildred West Reed Memorial Scholarship

Hilliard Travis Scholarship Fund

Frances Phillips Ward Scholarship

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship Fund

Jeanette and Leon Travis Scholarship for Nursing at St. Thomas Hospital

Zelle Scholarship

Pamela Richardson Memorial Scholarship

The Nightingale Award

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

Telephone: 615 322-3800 or 888 333-9192

Velma Files Anderson Scholarship

This scholarship, available through the Heartland Foundation, is given to a senior nursing student who demonstrates clinical and academic excellence.  The applicant must be attending an approved school of nursing on a full time basis.

Eligibility includes residing within the Heartland area of Missouri, Iowa, Kansas or Nebraska

Deadline: July 1

Contact: Heartland Foundation, 518 So. 6th Street St. Joseph MO 64501

Telephone: 816 271-7200 or 800 447-1083

Vermont State Grange Alice Cossingham Scholarship
The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) offers the Vermont State Grange Alice Cossingham Scholarship 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 Vermont enrolled in a nursing program at an accredited college, university, or school of nursing that is approved for federal Title IV funding.  Selection is based on academic achievement, community service and financial need.

Award:  $500
Deadline:  April 15

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

Veterans Affairs Fellowship Programs

The United States department of Veterans Affairs provides fellowships through their Associated Health Education Program.  You may also access funds through their pre and post doctoral fellowships.

Eligibility will include the student’s commitment to working with and providing nursing services to U.S veterans.

Please visit the web site below for further information

Contact: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington DC 20420

Telephone:

Virginia C. Phillips Scholarship Fund

The South Carolina Nurses Foundation provides several awards and scholarships to nursing student each year, including the Virginia C. Phillips Scholarship.  The scholarship is awarded to a student who will be focusing their career in the field of Public Health and Community Health nursing

Contact: The South Carolina Nurses Foundation, Inc., 1821 Gadsden Street, Columbia SC 29201

Telephone: 803 898-0801 or 803 252-4781

Email: [email protected]

Virginia Henderson Clinical Research Grant
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing offers the Virginia Henderson Clinical Research Grant to encourage registered nurses to complete research in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be a registered nurse with a Master of Science in Nursing degree.  The candidate must also be actively involved in heath care education, research or delivery in a clinical setting.   The candidate must be a member of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Award:  $5000
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]

Virginia Nurse Educator Scholarship Program

This scholarship from the Virginia Department of Health provides a scholarship of $20,000 per year, for two years, towards a Masters or Doctoral program where the recipient plans on becoming a teacher of nursing practice.

The recipient must be willing to teach for 2 years for each year of funding received within the state of Virginia.

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, 109 Governor Street, Suite 1016 East, James Madison Building, Richmond VA 23219

Telephone: 804 864-7435 or 800 694-7349

Virginia’s Nurse Practitioner Nurse Midwife Scholarship Program

The Virginia Department of Health offers several scholarships each year.  Applicants may be enrolled in a nursing program, either full time or part time.

Eligibility includes a grade point average of at least 3.0.  They must also be willing to work in an underserviced area for 1 year for each year of funding received.

Deadline: May 1 – June 30

Contact: Virginia Department of Health, 109 Governor Street, Suite 1016 East, James Madison Building, Richmond VA 23219

Telephone: 804 864-7435 or 800 694-7349

Viva Campbell Nursing Scholarship
The Henry County Community Foundation offers the Viva Campbell Nursing Scholarship to encourage Indiana women to enter the field of nursing.  It was established by Viva Campbell, a Henry County resident who was a nurse for many years.  The eligible candidate must be a female senior at New Castle High School who plans to pursue a degree in nursing.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 2.0 and demonstrate financial need.

 

Award:  1-3 awards of $500 – $2000
Deadline:  March 16

Contact:  Henry County Community Foundation, Scholarship Administrator, 700 South Memorial Drive, P.O. Box 6006, New Castle, IN 47362; (765) 529-2235; [email protected]

Vocational Nurse Scholarship, Licensed Vocational Nurse Loan Repayment, LVN to ADN
The Health Professions Education Foundation offers the Vocational Nurse Scholarship, Licensed Vocational Nurse Loan Repayment, LVN to ADN to encourage licensed vocational nurses to pursue an Associate Degree in Nursing, and to increase the number of Registered Nurses practicing in medically underserved areas of California. The eligible candidate must be enrolled in an accredited vocational nursing program or must be a licensed vocational nurse graduate who is practicing direct patient care.  Award recipients must be willing to practice in California after graduation, providing full-time direct patient care in a medically underserved area.

Award:  $4000
Deadline:  September 11

Contact:  Stephanie Tran, Program Officer, Health Professions Education Foundation, 400 R Street, Suite 460, Sacramento CA, 95811; (916) 326-3640; [email protected]

Vocational Nursing Scholarship
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board offers the Vocational Nursing Scholarship to encourage residents of Texas to become nurses.  The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board provides Texas students scholarships, as well as tools to help select a college and apply to colleges.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Texas, enrolled in an accredited college, university or school of nursing to become a licensed vocational nurse. Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

 

Award:  $1500
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:  Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Student Service Division, 1200 East Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78752; (512) 427-6101

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