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Ralph A. Sleeter Nursing Scholarship
Montana State University – Northern offers the Ralph A. Sleeter Nursing Scholarship to encourage Montana students to pursue nursing careers.

The funding for this scholarship was provided by Mr. and Mrs. Neal Brenna in memory of Mr. Sleeter.  The Nursing Department offers the Associate of Science in Nursing degree and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in a culturally rich, student-centered environment. The eligible candidate must be enrolled in the nursing program and have a GPA of at least 2.5.

Award:  $250
Deadline:  January 15

Contact:   Cindy Small, Director of Financial Aid, Montana State University – Northern, P.O. Box 7751, Havre, MT 59501; (406) 265-3787

 

R.E. and Cedelle H. Gillette Scholarship Fund

This endowed scholarship is available through the Sinclair School of Nursing.  Nursing students must provide proof of financial need in order to qualify.

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]

 

Rebecca Goldman Scholarship
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation offers the Rebecca Goldman Scholarship to encourage students who reside in the Greater Kanawha Valley area to pursue careers in nursing.  The Foundation was established in 1962 to help families in the area improve their lives. The eligible candidate must be a resident of West Virginia and must be a full-time student enrolled in the nursing program of an accredited college, university or nursing school.  The candidate must also have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate good moral character.

Award:  $500
Deadline:  January 15

Contact:   Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 3041, Charleston WV, 25331; 304 346-3620; [email protected]

 

Regina Sallee Williams Scholarship
Mount Carmel College of Nursing offers the Regina Sallee Williams Scholarship to encourage African American students to pursue careers in nursing.  Founded over 100 years ago by the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Mount Carmel College of Nursing is one of the largest schools in Ohio that offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  The eligible candidate must be African American and must be enrolled in the Mount Carmel College of Nursing.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 2.86.

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  May 1

Contact:   Mount Carmel College of Nursing, 127 South Davis Avenue, Columbus, OH 43222; (614) 234-5800; [email protected]

 

Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation Grant
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing offers the Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation Grant to encourage nursing research related to rehabilitation.  This research grant is funded by the Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation and Sigma Theta Tau International.  The eligible candidate must be able to demonstrate significant contributions to rehabilitation nursing, and must be a registered nurse with a Master of Science in Nursing degree.  The candidate must also have a research project ready for implementation that can be completed in two years.

Award:  up to $4500
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation, 4700 West Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025; (800) 229-7530; [email protected]

 

Renatta S. Loquist Scholarship for Graduate Nursing Education

This scholarship is available through the South Carolina Nurses Foundation and is made possible through donations to the Palmetto Gold Nurse Recognition and Scholarship program.

It is recommended to get further information from the Palmetto Gold web site or contact the SCNF at the address below.

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

Telephone: 803 252-4781

 

Rhode Island Foundation Scholarships

The Rhode Island Foundation provides access to over 150 scholarships, many which are available to students wishing to study nursing, as well as those available for nurses wishing to advance their education to a Baccalaureate degree, or higher.

Many require you to be a resident of Rhode Island; others more specifically are for graduating high school students from particular schools.  It would be wise to check with your guidance councilor if you are indeed a senior in high school at this time.

Eligibility differs for each scholarship. If you believe you may qualify for one of the listed scholarships you are instructed to contact that organization directly.  For the listed “Other scholarships and fellowships” you must use the on-line application form

Contact: Rhode Island Foundation, One Union Station, Providence RI 02903

Telephone: 401 274-4564

 

Robert E. Bass Scholarship
The Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County offers the Robert E. Bass Scholarship to encourage adults to pursue undergraduate degrees.  The eligible candidate must an adult learner, having graduated from high school in 2007 or earlier, and must be enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree.  The candidate must also be a resident of Lorain, Erie, Huron, Ashland, Medina or Cuyahoga County.  Preference is given to residents of Lorain County and candidates pursuing degrees in nursing, medicine or business.  Selection is based on academic achievement, community involvement and financial need.

Award:  Not specified; renewable
Deadline:  February 10

Contact:   Romona Grigsby, Program Associate, Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County, 1865 North Ridge Road E, Suite A, Lorain, OH 44055; (440) 277-0142; [email protected]

 

Roberta Pierce Scofield Bachelor’s Scholarship
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation offers the Roberta Pierce Scofield Bachelor’s Scholarship to provide financial support to students interested in oncology and in pursuing a career in nursing.  The ONS is a professional organization of nurses and other healthcare providers who are committed to patient care, research and education in oncology nursing. This award was established in memory of Roberta Scofield, the first President of the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation.   The eligible candidate must be enrolled in a nursing program, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  The candidate must not have an RN license and must not have a college degree.

 

Award:  $2000
Deadline:  February 1

Contact:   Bonny Revo, Executive Assistant, Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation, 125 Enterprise Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275; (412) 921-7373, [email protected]

 

Roberta Scofield Memorial Certification Award
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation offers the Roberta Scofield Memorial Certification Award to help registered nurses’ obtain or renew OCN, AOCN, COP, AOCNP or AOCNS certification. The ONS is a professional organization of nurses and other healthcare providers who are committed to patient care, research and education in oncology nursing. This award was established in memory of Roberta Scofield, the first President of the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation.  The eligible candidate must be a member of the ONS or the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses and must be qualified to take the OCN, AOCN, COP, AOCNP or AOCNS certification examination.

 

Award:  Registration fee for oncology certification
Deadline:  December 1

Contact:   Pamela Asfahani, Product Manager, Oncology Nursing Certification Society, 501 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh PA, 15220; (412) 921-8597, [email protected]

 

Roger Burke Scholarship
The Henry County Community Foundation offers the Roger Burke Scholarship to provide financial support to graduates of New Castle High School pursuing careers in nursing.  This scholarship was established at the direction of the late Roger Burke, who was a resident of New Castle, Indiana and graduated from New Castle High School in 1951.  The eligible candidate must be a senior graduating from New Castle High School with plans to enroll in a nursing program at an accredited college, university or school of nursing.  Selection is based on financial need.

Award:  minimum of $500
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]

 

Rose Castonguay Scholarship
The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth offers the Rose Castonguay Scholarship to provide financial support to students completing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program.  The College of Nursing is nationally recognized for its vibrant learning environment that promotes creativity, compassion and analytical thinking.  The eligible candidate must be entering his or her third year of the four year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth College of Nursing.

Award:  $775
Deadline:  March 15

Contact:   Bruce Palmer, Director of Financial Aid, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300; (508) 999-8632

 

Rosemary Berkel Crisp Research Award
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing offers the Rosemary Berkel Crisp Research Award to encourage nursing research in pediatrics, oncology and women’s health.  This research grant is funded by a gift from The Harry L. Crisp, II and Rosemary Berkel Crisp Foundation.  The eligible candidate must be a registered nurse with a Master of Science in Nursing degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.  The candidate must also have a research project ready for implementation upon receipt of the award.  The candidate must be a member in good standing of Sigma Theta Tau International.  Preference is given to residents of Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, and Tennessee.

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]

 

ROTC Nursing Scholarship
The College of St. Benedict offers the ROTC Nursing Scholarship to support students who are interested in both the ROTC and pursuing a nursing career.  The College of St. Benedict, in conjunction with St. John’s University offers a four year program cumulating in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  The eligible candidate must be a student in the nursing program at the College of St. Benedict and must plan to join the ROTC.  Selection is based on leadership ability, class rank, ACT or SAT scores and GPA.

Award:  $3000; renewable
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Jane Haugen, Director of Financial Aid, College of St. Benedict, 37 South College Avenue, St. Joseph MN, 56374, (320) 363-5388; [email protected]

 

R.O.T.C  U.S Air Force High School Scholarships

The ROTC offers several scholarships to high school seniors wishing to attend college. Though 2 of the scholarships are for technical studies, the Type 7 scholarship is available to students who wish to attend college for nursing studies.  This scholarship pays the tuition at qualifying schools, plus provides $900 per year for books.  A monthly nontaxable allowance is also provided during the academic year

Eligibility includes willingness to complete the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Course (AFROTC) during the freshman year. Applicants must complete the SAT or ACT by December 1st and submit them my January 14th (2011 dates). Applicants must also undergo, and pass, a medical and physical fitness tests

Deadline: December 1

Contact: Air Force ROTC High School Scholarship Section, 551 E. Maxwell Blvd, Maxwell AFB AL 36112-6106

Telephone: 866-423-7682

Ruby A. Brown Memorial Scholarship
The East Tennessee Foundation offers the Ruby A. Brown Memorial Scholarship to provide financial assistance to students from Tennessee pursuing careers in nursing.   This scholarship was established in memory of Ruby A. Brown, a public health nurse, who worked in the East Tennessee region for 25 years.  The eligible candidate must be entering the freshman year at an accredited nonprofit nursing program and must be employed as a public health nurse.  The candidate must also be from Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, or Union, Tennessee.  Selection is based on financial need.

Award:  $3000
Deadline:  April 29

Contact:   Beth Heller, Scholarship and Program Officer, East Tennessee Foundation, 625 Market Street, Suite 1400, Knoxville TN, 37902; (865) 524-1223; [email protected]

Russell Surean Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Montana State University – Northern offers the Russell Surean Memorial Nursing Scholarship to encourage students to pursue careers in nursing.  The nursing program at Montana State University offers programs leading to an Associate of Science in Nursing degree and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in a culturally rich, student-centered environment.  The Russell Surean Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established by friends and family of Russell Surean in his memory.  The eligible candidate must be a nursing student at Montana State University.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $200
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:   Cindy Small, Director of Financial Aid, Montana State University – Northern, P.O. Box 7751, Havre, MT 59501; (406) 265-3787

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