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Sad Sack Nursing Scholarship
AMVETS, Illinois Department offers the Sad Sack Nursing Scholarship to encourage Illinois residents, including the children of veterans,  to pursue careers in nursing.

AMVETs was established to improve the lives of veterans by increasing public awareness and providing community-based programs to support Veterans.   The eligible candidate must be an Illinois resident who is a high senior and has been accepted into a nursing program at an accredited college, university or school of nursing in the State of Illinois.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.  Preference is given to children of disabled or deceased veterans.

Award:  $
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Shanna Hughes/Brian Van Houten, Office Manager/Administrative Clerk, AMVETS, Illinois Department, 2200 South Sixth Street, Springfield, IL 62703; 217 528-4713; [email protected]

 

Sammie S. Shapiro-Rachael S. Kelly Scholarship

This is an internal partial scholarship available through the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. It is awarded based upon proven financial need as well as merit.

Eligibility includes maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or higher

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

Telephone: 615 322-3800

 

Sandra Kratina Nursing Scholarship
LaGrange College offers the Sandra Kratina Nursing Scholarship to encourage Georgia students to pursue careers in nursing.  Founded in 1831, LaGrange College is the oldest private college in Georgia.  The nursing program at LaGrange College prepares students for careers in nursing by providing a solid foundation of scientific knowledge with practical experience.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in the nursing program at LaGrange College as a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior.  Selection is based on academic achievement and moral character.

Award:  Not specified.
Deadline:  Not specified.

Contact:   Sylvia Smith, Director of Financial Aid, LaGrange College, 601 Broad Street, Lagrange, GA 30240; (706) 880-8000

 

Sara and Stephen Carney Endowed Pediatric Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship from the Sinclair School of Nursing is awarded to a nursing student whose career wil be focused in child care or pediatrics.  The applicant must be a senior undergraduate or graduate student at the school.

Application forms are available at the student office, and only one application is necessary to apply for any of the internal scholarships.  You will be contacted if you qualify for this or any of their many other scholarships.

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]

 

SBA Scholarship Fund

The Spina Bifida Association offers scholarships to people affected with spina bifida who wish to advance their education by attending a college or university four year program.  There is no stipulation on the field of study, so applicants wishing to pursue a nursing career may apply.

Eligibility includes a doctor’s statement of disability.  Please note that funds are limited and this can be a competitive scholarship.

Deadline: March 9

Contact: Spina Bifida Association, Attn: Scholarship Committee, 4590 MacArthur Boulevard NW, Suite 250, Washington DC 20007-4226

Telephone: 800 621-3141 ext. 13

Email: [email protected]

 

Scholarship in Cancer Nursing-Doctoral
The American Cancer Society offers the Scholarship in Cancer Nursing-Doctoral to encourage nurses to pursue research projects in the field of cancer nursing.  The American Cancer Society is a community-based health organization dedicated to saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in an accredited Doctor of Nursing Practice program.  The candidate must show a commitment to cancer nursing and developing clinical and teaching expertise.  The candidate must present a research proposal.

 

Award:  $15,000
Deadline:  October 15

Contact:   Virginia Krawiec, MPA¸ Director, Health Professional Training Grants, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329; (404) 329-7612; [email protected]

 

Scholarship in Cancer Nursing-Master’s
The American Cancer Society offers the Scholarship in Cancer Nursing-Master’s to encourage nurses to pursue research projects in the field of cancer nursing.  The American Cancer Society is a community-based health organization dedicated to saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in an accredited Master of Science in Nursing degree program.  The candidate must show a commitment to cancer nursing and developing clinical and teaching expertise.  The candidate must present a research proposal.

 

Award:  $10,000
Deadline:  February 1

Contact:   Virginia Krawiec, MPA¸ Director, Health Professional Training Grants, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329; (404) 329-7612; [email protected]

 

Scholarship Program for Former Soviet Emigres

No longer exists, however, the Jewish Foundation for education for Women has a number of scholarships, grants and awards available.  Many of these are available to women seeking education to become a nurse.

Please visit the web site below.

Contact: Jewish Foundation for Education of Women, 135 East 64th Street, New York NY 10065

Telephone: 212 288-3931

 

S. Evelyn Lewis memorial Scholarship in Medical Health Sciences

The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority has set up a National educational Foundation which offers scholarships to women seeking to further their education in college or university.  Several of these could be used for those seeking a career in nursing.

This particular scholarship is for $500 – $1,000 toward a degree in medicine or health sciences.

Contact: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., National Educational Foundation, 1734 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington DC 20009

Deadline: February 1

Telephone: 202 387-3103

 

Second-Year Nursing Student Scholarship
Cochise College offers the Second-Year Nursing Student Scholarship to encourage students to continue working toward receiving nursing degrees by providing financial assistance.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled full-time at the Cochise College Nursing Program pursuing an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing.  The eligible candidate must be a sophomore and have a GPA of at least 2.5.  Preference is given to graduates of Buena High School.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $700
Deadline:  April 13

Contact:  Cochise College, Office of Financial Aid, 4190 West Highway 80, Douglas, AZ 85607; (800) 966-7943, extension 4100; [email protected]

SEIU Nora Piore Scholarship Program

This is a renewable $4,000 scholarship available through the Service Employees International Union.  It is available to a student seeking a career in the health professions, such as nursing.  Nora Piore was an healthcare activist and economist.

The SEIU has 53 scholarships available to their members or members family.

Deadline: March 1

Contact: Service Employees International Union, 1800 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036

Telephone:

 

Service League Auxiliary Endowment Scholarship Fund

This is an internal scholarship available through the Sinclair School of Nursing.  It is awarded to a full time nursing student who must also be a volunteer or employed by one of the Missouri University hospitals or clinics.

Eligibility includes a grade point average of 2.75 or higher

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]

 

Service League Scholarship for Graduate Education in Nursing General

The Akron General Medical Center provides two separate scholarships for nursing students.  This particular scholarship is available to a student accepted in to an approved graduate nursing program and is based upon financial need.

Service League Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student accepted in a baccalaureate program

Eligibility for both scholarships includes a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  Students must also be attending their nursing education within the state of Ohio

Deadline: March 1

Contact: Akron General Medical Center. 400 Wabash Avenue, Akron OH 44307

Telephone: 330 344-6867 or 800 221-4601

 

Sharps Compliance Scholarship Essay Program

This is a scholarship award provided by Sharps Alliance open to students enrolled in university health care studies, such as nursing.  There are first, second and third place prizes in the amounts of $1,500, $1,000 and $750 respectively.

Topics for the essays may vary each year so it is important to check the web site for further details.

Deadline: April 30

Contact: Sharps Compliance, Inc., 9220 Kirby Drive, Ste 500, Houston TX 77054

Telephone: 800 772-5657

Email: [email protected]

 

Ship Island – Mrs. J.O. Jones Memorial Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available through the United Daughters of the Confederacy and is available to a student enrolled in a nursing program in the state of Virginia.  Applications are available from UDC Chapter offices only.

Eligibility includes being a descendent of a member of the confederacy

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

Telephone: 804 355-1636

Email: [email protected]

 

Sigma Theta Tau Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Clemson University offers the Sigma Theta Tau Endowed Nursing Scholarship to encourage students to pursue nursing careers.    Sigma Theta Tau was founded in 1922 by 6 nurses at the Indiana University Training School for Nurses.  The mission of Sigma Theta Tau is to support the professional development of nurses. The eligible candidate must be a nursing student at Clemson University with a GPA of at least 2.5 who demonstrates financial need.

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Clemson University, Marvin Carmichael, Director of Financial Aid, Office of Financial Aid, G-01 Sikes Hall, Box 345123, Clemson, SC 29634; (803) 656-2280

 

Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grants

This society provides access to resources for nurses looking for grant research monies.

Contact: Sigma Theta Tau, 550 W. North Street, Indianapolis IN 46202

Telephone: 317 634-8171 or 888 634-7575

 

SIH Scholarship Program for healthcare Careers

Southern Illinois Healthcare offers scholarships to students seeking education in the health care fields, including nursing.  Scholarship funds are also available for Registered Nurses working for SIH who wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree.

Eligibility includes a return for service agreement for one year after graduating from the nursing program.

Deadline: May 1

Contact: Southern Illinois Healthcare, 1239 East Main St, Carbondale IL 62901

Telephone: 618 457-5200 ext 67803

 

Sinclair School of Nursing Scholarships

The Sinclair School of Nursing offers a variety of internal scholarships to students already accepted in the nursing programs, both the undergraduate and graduate.  Applications are submitted to the student office at which point you may be awarded any scholarship for which you are deemed eligible.  The scholarship awards range from $500 to $1,000.

Eligibility for internal scholarships = already accepted in to the school. One application suffices for all

Eligibility for external scholarships is determined by individual application to any one of 100 available from University of Missouri Office of Student Aid

Deadline: Varies according to type of scholarship. General scholarship deadlines, from Aid Office, are December 1

Types of scholarships include first time students (2 types, for Missouri residents and non-residents), continuing undergraduate international, transfer, graduate and professional, and other.

Alicia C. Wilson Endowed Fund

This scholarship is available from the Sinclair School of Nursing. It is an internal scholarship available to nursing students who are also working at the University of Missouri hospital or clinic.  Funds available may vary, according to availability.

Alpha Iota President’s Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is funded by the Alpha Iota Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau nursing. It is an internal scholarship awarded out of the Sinclair School of Nursing. The dollar amount awarded varies, but the minimum is $500

Eligibility includes nursing students with a grade point average high enough that will allow them membership in to the chapter. Applicants must also demonstrate a financial need

Annette McClanahan Harrison Endowed Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time nursing undergraduate student. Eligibility includes a demonstrated financial need and preference is given to a student who is from Missouri.

Arlene L. and Cynthia M. Grueber Nursing Advancement Scholarship Fund

This scholarship will be awarded to either an LPN upgrading his/her educational level to a BSN, or an RN upgrading their education level to either a BSN or PhD level.  The amount to be awarded is meant to be substantial, though at the time of this writing, that amount has not yet been announced.

Arlyn M. Gerwin Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given in memory or Arlyn M. Gerwin who was a school teacher in Missouri.  Her neice was a graduate of the Sinclair School of Nursing.

At the time of writing this description there was no mention of amount or deadline, therefore it is advised readers contact the school for further information.

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

Telephone: 573 882-0277 or 1 800 437-4339

Email: [email protected]

 

Snipes – Meyer – Vorhies Nursing Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available through the Hawaii Community Foundation.  It is awarded to a student enrolled in the nursing program at Maui Community College.  Applicants are expected to be involved in community service.

Eligibility includes a minimum grade point average of 2.0 or higher, dependent upon which nursing program they are enrolled in.

You may contact the foundation at the address below, or visit their web site for contact details for the other islands.

Contact: 827 Fort Street Mall, Honolulu Hawaii 96813

Telephone: 808 537-6333 or 888 731-3863

 

Society of Pediatric Nurses Education Scholarship

The Society of Pediatric Nurses offers several awards, a research grant plus this scholarship.  The scholarship is available to members who are seeking to further their nursing education.

Contact: Society of Pediatric Nurses National Office, 7044 S. 13th Street, Oak Creek WI 53154

Telephone: 414 908-4950

Email: [email protected]

 

SONNE Scholarship

The Illinois Nurses Association offers several scholarships.  The SONNE scholarship is awarded to a member of the Student Nurses Association of Illinois to help cover the costs of tuition or other fees.  The applicant must be in good standing and be accepted in to a state approved nursing program.

Contact: Illinois Nurses Association, 105 W. Adams Street, Suite 1420, Chicago IL 60603

Telephone: 312 419-2900

 

South Carolina Nurses Foundation Inc

The SCNF is currently offering 3 scholarship programs for nursing students. Because of current economic conditions, four other scholarship awards are on hold.  At the time writing this information the application forms could not be accessed; please contact the SCNF for further instructions.

Mary Ellen Hatfield School of Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to one Registered Nurse and one Licensed Practical Nurse who desire to enhance their education.

Palmetto Gold Undergraduate Scholarship

Monies for these scholarships are provided by dollars raised through the Palmetto Gold Galla, and contributions of supporting contributors.  These are then given to every nursing undergraduate program in South Carolina for distribution to qualifying students.

Virginia C. Phillips Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate and graduate nursing student studying to specialize in Community Health

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

Telephone: 803 252-4781

Email: [email protected]

 

Specialized Training Assistance Program (STRAP)

The U.S. Army funds several ways for you to get your nursing education, in return for service with the army.  The Army Nurse Candidate Program will help you in your pursuits to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or you may wish to use the Specialized Training Assistance Program to increase your nursing education to that of a baccalaureate level.  This later requires you only to serve with the Army Reserve for one year, in exchange for a monthly stipend of $1,900

Visit the web site below for more information, including how to contact the army office nearest you.

Telephone: 1-888-550-ARMY

 

State of Alabama Nursing Scholarship
The University of Alabama offers the State of Alabama Nursing Scholarship to encourage Alabama students to pursue careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be an Alabama resident who is enrolled in a nursing program at an accredited college, university or school of nursing.  The candidate must have an ACT score of at least 21 or combined SAT score of at least 909.  Preference is given to college students with a GPA of at least “B”.

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  January 15 and December 1

Contact:   University of Alabama, Capstone College of Nursing, 271 Rose Administration Building, Box 870142; Tuscaloosa, AL 35487; (205) 348-4530

 

Steven Cutter Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student

The Foundation for Seacoast Health awards scholarships to students seeking careers in the health care field, including nursing education.

Eligibility includes residents within the foundation area.  Class rank, GPA, test scores, etc. will count toward acceptance for this scholarship.  Please visit the web site below for more information.

Contact: Offices at the Community Campus, Foundation for Seacoast Health, 100 Campus Drive, Suite 1, Portsmouth NH 03801

Telephone: 603 422-8200

Email: [email protected]

 

Straightforward media Nursing School Scholarship

This site allows you to purchase products which can then earn you credits toward saving for your university education.  A nursing education can be expensive, and a scholarship or grant not a sure thing, so saving this way may help you meet your educational costs.

Whether you shop for certain products, buy groceries, or eat out, each of these purchases can count towards your college savings.

 

Strnad Nursing Fund Scholarship
Colorado Mesa University offers the Strnad Nursing Fund Scholarship to encourage Colorado students to pursue careers in nursing.  The nursing program at Colorado Mesa incorporates nursing science, practice and theory with a broad liberal arts education.  The eligible candidate must be a full-time student at Colorado Mesa University studying nursing.  The candidate must be a sophomore, junior or senior and have a GPA of at least 2.5.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award: $300
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Colorado Mesa University, Financial Aid Department, 1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501; (970) 248-1398

 

Suburban Hospital Scholarship
Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland offers the Suburban Hospital Scholarship to encourage employees of Suburban Hospital to further their careers through education.   Suburban Hospital is a community based, nonprofit hospital serving Montgomery County.  It is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of the Washington, DC metropolitan area and an employee of Suburban Hospital.  The candidate must also be enrolled in an undergraduate nursing or allied health program, with a GPA of at least 2.5.  The recipient must fulfill a service commitment by working at Suburban Hospital after graduation.

Award: $1000 – $5000
Deadline:  April 30 and November 30

Contact:   Leslie Weber, Executive Vice President, Suburban Hospital, 8600 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 896-3971; [email protected]

 

Supreme Scholarship Program

Those who want to go to nursing school who are also related to VFW or VFW auxiliary may consider applying to those scholarship program.

Award: $1000-$3000
Deadline: April
To apply you will need to contact them at:

Military Order of Cooties Auxiliary
c/o Catherine Wilcox
1060 West Marietta St
Decatur, IL 62522
217-422-5885

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