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Dana Wandschneider Nursing Scholarship
Western Connecticut State University offers the Dana Wandschneider Nursing Scholarship  to students pursuing careers in nursing.

It was established by the family of Dana Wandschneide, a 2001 graduate of the Western Connecticut State University Nursing Program, in recognition of her accomplishments.  The eligible candidate must be a junior or senior in the Western State University Nursing Program with a GPA of at least 3.0.  The candidate must also demonstrate the ability to be successfully balance university studies and family care.

Award:   $500
Deadline:  Not specified

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

 

Dan & Pauline Lutkenhouse & Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden Scholarship

This scholarship is one of many offered by the Hawaii Community Foundation.  The couple established the tropical garden to help preserve the island culture.

Eligibility for this scholarship requires that the applicant be a resident of the Hilo and Hamakua coast area. Their studies must be a major in nursing, medicine, agriculture or science.

Contact: Hawaii Community Foundation, 827 Fort Street Mall, Honolulu HI 96813

 

Danbury Hospital – WCSU Nursing Career Development Program
Western Connecticut State University offers the Danbury Hospital-WCSU Nursing Career Development Program to encourage students pursuing careers in nursing.  It was established to support a joint educational and career development program between Western Connecticut State University and Danbury Hospital.  The eligible candidate must be a junior or senior in the Western State University Nursing Program.  The candidate must also demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and participate in a summer work-study program.

Award:   $2000
Deadline:  Not specified

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

 

Daughters of the American Revolution National Society
Cameron University offers the Daughters of the American National Society scholarship to offer financial support for students pursuing higher education.  The Daughters of the American Revolution is a non-profit, non-political service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. The eligible candidate must be enrolled at Cameron University studying nursing, history, political science, government or economics.  The candidate must be sponsored by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Award:   Not specified
Deadline:  April 15

Contact:   Cameron University, Office of Financial Aid, 2800 West Gore Boulevard, Lawton, OK 73505; 580 581-2200; [email protected]

 

Debra A. Dumont Memorial Scholarship
Rhode Island College offers the Debra A. Dumont Memorial Scholarship to support Rhode Island College students pursuing careers in nursing.  The Debra A. Dumont Memorial Scholarship was established in 1994 by family and friends.  Debra was a senior nursing student at Rhode Island College at the time of her death.  The eligible candidate must be junior or senior enrolled full-time in the Rhode Island College School of Nursing.  The candidate must also demonstrate the caring qualities that Debra Dumont possessed.

Award:  $300
Deadline:  May 31

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

 

Decker School of Nursing Alumni Scholarship
The State University of New York at Binghamton offers the Decker School of Nursing Alumni Scholarship to students who are residents of the Binghamton area.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled at the State University of New York Binghamton Decker School of Nursing pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or a Master of Science in Nursing degree.  The candidate must also have a GPA of at least 3.0 and live within a 60-mile radius of Binghamton.

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:   Karen Boulas¸ Coordinator of University Scholarships, State University of New York at Binghamton, P.O. Box 6000, Office of External Scholarships, Binghamton, NY  13902; (607) 777-2428; [email protected]

 

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program

The State of Delaware has an incentive scholarship to help current residents and employees of the state to pursue, or even update, a nursing career.  Studies may be full or part-time. It is more of a loan than a scholarship, but the loan will be “forgiven” if the graduate agrees to work for specific state-owned hospitals for at least one year following graduation.

Eligibility includes a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Deadline: January 2

Contact: Delaware Department of Education, Higher Education Office, John G. Townsend Building 401 Federal Street Dover DE 19901

Telephone: 302 735-4120 or 800 292-7935

Email: [email protected]

 

Delta-Upsilon-At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship
Rhode Island College offers the Delta Upsilon at Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship to support Rhode Island College students pursuing careers in nursing.   The eligible candidate must be a member of the Delta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau and must have completed at least two clinical nursing courses at Rhode Island College.  The eligible candidate must also demonstrate scholastic achievement, professional commitment, financial need and leadership ability.

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  November 15

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

 

Department of Nursing Scholarship
Waynesburg University offers the Department of Nursing Scholarship to students at Waynesburg University pursuing careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in the Department of Nursing in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program, the Licensed Practical Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, the Master of Science in Nursing degree or the Doctor of Nursing Practice program.  The candidate must also demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of at least 3.0.

Award:   $2000
Deadline:  January 8

Contact:   Robin King, Dean of Admissions, Waynesburg University, 51 West College Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370; 800 225-7393; [email protected]

 

(The) Dermatology Nurses’ Association Career Mobility Scholarship

This scholarship is for a DNA member to assist with continuing education costs. The dollars granted are in the amount of $2,500.

Eligibility includes membership with the DNA for at least 2 years, employed in dermatology and pursing a degree or higher professional education.

Contact: Dermatology Nurses Association, 15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C, Mount Laurel NJ 08054

Telephone: 800 454-4362

Email: [email protected]

 

(The) Dermatology Nurses’ Association New Nurse Educational Scholarship

This scholarship is provided to DNA Associate members who wish to train as an LPN/LVN or Registered Nurse.  The applicant is expected to be actively involved in community service of some kind. The scholarship will be in the amount of $2,000.

Eligibility includes associate membership in DNA and proof of acceptance in to a nursing program.

Contact: Dermatology Nurses Association, 15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C, Mount Laurel NJ 08054

Telephone: 800 454-4362

Email: [email protected]

 

Diversity Nursing Education Award

This award is for $5,000 and offered from DiversityNursing.com.  The web site helps recruiters reach a broader pool of nurses, drawing from a more diverse population base of students and nurses.  A draw takes place each May during Nursing Week to determine the winner.

Eligibility includes being a registered member on the web site.

Deadline: April 30

Contact: Pat Magrath

Telephone: 781 248-3446

Email: [email protected]

 

Division of Nursing Scholarship
The Bloomfield College offers the Division of Nursing Scholarship to students pursuing careers in nursing at the Bloomfield College Frances M. McLaughlin Division of Nursing. The eligible candidate must have a high school diploma and have been accepted to Bloomfield College Division of Nursing.  The candidate must also have a GPA of at least 3.0, combined SAT schools of at least 1000 and completed high school biology and chemistry and mathematics with a GPA of at least a C.

Award:   Up to full tuition
Deadline:  Not specified

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

 

Dixie Bayer Wellmon Endowment
The University of Florida offers the Dixie Bayer Wellmon Endowment to students at the University of Florida pursuing careers in nursing.  The University of Florida College of Nursing is a pioneer in nursing education, having established the first nurse practitioner program and the first PhD in Nursing Science program in the state of Florida.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in at the University of Florida College of Nursing and must be able to demonstrate both academic excellence and excellence in nursing.

Award:   $2000
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:   University of Florida, P.O. Box 113250, Gainesville, FL 32611; (352) 392-1265

 

Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing

A scholarship offered from the American Cancer Society, funds in the amount of $15,000 are offered to nurses seeking to upgrade to a doctoral in nursing.  Their hope is that recipients will lean toward nursing research. The scholarship may be renewed for a further 2 years depending upon the students satisfactory reports.

Deadline: October 15

Contact: American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Extramural Grants Department, 250 Williams Street NW, 6th Floor, Atlanta GA 30303-1002

Telephone: 404 329-7558

Email: [email protected]

 

Doctoral Scholarship
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation offers the Doctoral Scholarship to encourage more students to enter the field of oncology nursing by assisting registered nurses with financial support.  The ONS is dedicated to the professional development of oncology nurses in communities around the world.  The eligible candidate must be a registered nurse with a demonstrated commitment to oncology nursing and enrolled in a Doctor of Science in Nursing program at an NLN or CCNE accredited School of Nursing.

Award:  Not specified
Deadline:  February 1

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

 

Doctors Ira & Udaya Dash Nursing Scholarship
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation offers the Doctors Ira & Udaya Dash Nursing Scholarship to encourage students in the Lee County area to pursue careers in nursing.   The eligible candidate must be a resident of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County Florida, enrolled at Edison State College or Florida Gulf Coast University pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  The candidate must also demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Southwest Florida Community Foundation, 8771 College Parkway, Building 2, Suite 201, Fort Myers FL, 33919; (239) 274-5900

 

Donna Duzan Nursing Scholarship
The Hancock County Community Foundation offers the Donna Duzan Nursing Scholarship to students pursuing careers in nursing.  The scholarship was established by family and friends of Donna Duzan to carry on her legacy of caring and compassion. The eligible candidate must be a high school senior or college freshman, must be a resident of Hancock County and must plan to pursue a career in nursing.  Selection is based on financial need and academic achievement.

Award:   $500
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Hancock County Community Foundation, Scholarship Administrator, 312 East Main Street¸ Greenfield IN, 46140; (317) 462-8870; [email protected]

 

Donna C. Otto Nursing Scholarship Fund

Recipients of this scholarship must be employed at the University of Missouri Hospital.  These funds are meant to help a student seeking to obtain a BSN at an undergraduate or graduate level.

This scholarship is another offered through the Sinclair School of Nursing.  One application only is needed to seek qualification of any of their internal scholarships.

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

Telephone: 573 882-0277 or 800 437-4339

Email: [email protected]

 

Dona Nell Stiles Gaddy Endowed Nursing Scholarship

A scholarship offered through the Sinclair School of Nursing, awards are provide to undergraduate or graduate nursing students from Saline or Mercer County within the state of Missouri.

Deadline dates vary and one application is used for all internal scholarships provided through the school of nursing.

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

Telephone: 573 882-0277 or 800 437-4339

Email: [email protected]

 

Donna Shepherd Nursing Scholarship
The Oregon Student Access Commission awards the Donna Shepherd Nursing Scholarship to encourage residents of Oregon to pursue a post-secondary education.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Lane County Oregon, enrolled in at Lane Community College or Oregon Health & Science University, majoring in nursing.  The candidate must also be a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, junior or senior.  The candidate must show academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  up to $1000
Deadline:  March 1

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

 

Doris R. Hines PhD RN CETN Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is one of several for nursing students available from the Heartland Foundation. This is an endowed scholarship so the frequency of when awarded, and the amount, will be based upon funds received.

Eligibility includes pursuing a nursing education higher than a baccalaureate degree and employment within the Heartland area.

Deadline: July

Contact: Heartland Foundation/empower, 518 S. Sixth Street, St. Joseph MO 64501

Telephone: 816 271-7200 or 800 447-1083

Email: [email protected]

 

Doris Mathewson Award
Rhode Island College offers the Doris Mathewson Award to support Rhode Island College students pursuing careers in nursing.  The Beneficent Congregation Church established the Doris Mathewson Award upon her retirement from nursing.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in the Rhode Island College School of Nursing.  The candidate must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and have at least a 3.0 GPA in each nursing course. The candidate must also demonstrate the qualities of devotion and compassion that Doris Mathewson possesses.

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  May 31

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

 

Doris W. Frey Memorial Scholarship
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation offers the Doris W. Frey Memorial Scholarship to encourage students in the Lee County area to pursue careers in nursing.   The eligible candidate must be a resident of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County Florida.  The candidate must be a high school senior or a college freshman, pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing, ministry or medicine. The candidate must also demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.

Award:  $2500
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Southwest Florida Community Foundation, 8771 College Parkway, Building 2, Suite 201, Fort Myers, FL 33919; (239) 274-5900

Dorsey and Betty King Scholarship
East Tennessee Foundation offers the Dorsey and Betty King Scholarship to students pursuing a careers in business or nursing.  Brian King established the Dorsey and Betty King Scholarship in 2007 in honor of his parents, who have shown a commitment to providing educational opportunities to students from Claiborne County and Campbell County.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Claiborne or Campbell County.  The candidate must be enrolled in a full-time accredited college, university or nursing program, pursing a degree in business or nursing.

Award:   $1000
Deadline:  March 1

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

 

Dorothy Gillette Meyer Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered through the Sinclair School of Nursing in Missouri.  A minimum of $500 will be awarded to a graduating student from St. Charles Public School.  If no suitable candidate from that school is found another graduate from another school may qualify.

Eligibility includes a proven need for financial assistance.

Deadline: varies. See internal scholarships section on Sinclair School of Nursing web site

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

Telephone: 573 882-0277 or 800 437-4339

Email: [email protected]

 

Dorothy Ladd KSNA District 9 Scholarship

This is a managed scholarship available through the Kansas Nursing Foundation. It provides funds of $500.  All scholarships can be applied for using a single form which is available on the KNF web site.

Eligibility includes a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be enrolled in an approved nursing program.

Contact: Kansas Nursing Foundation, P.O. Box 3899, Topeka Kansas 6604

Deadline: June 30

Telephone: 785 233-8638

Email: [email protected]

 

Douglas Community Scholarship
The Oregon Student Access Commission awards the Douglas Community Scholarship to encourage residents of Oregon to pursue a post-secondary education.  The eligible candidate must be a graduate of a high school in Douglas County and must be a resident of Douglas County and.  The candidate must be enrolled in a college or university in Oregon and must be pursuing a degree in nursing, medicine, medical technology, occupational therapy or public health.

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

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

 

Doyle and Donna Shepherd Scholarship
The Oregon Student Access Commission awards the Doyle and Donna Shepherd Scholarship to encourage residents of Oregon to pursue a post-secondary education.  The eligible candidate must be a graduate of Cottage Grove High School and must plan to attend a college or university in Oregon.  Preference is given to students planning to pursue careers in nursing, then to students in other medical-related fields, and then to all other fields.

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

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

 

Dr. G. Clifford and Florence B. Decker Endowment
The State University of New York at Binghamton offers the Dr. G. Clifford and Florence B. Decker Endowment to students who are residents of the Binghamton area.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled at the State University of New York Binghamton Decker School of Nursing pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or a Master of Science in Nursing degree.  The candidate must also have a GPA of at least 3.0 and live within a 60-mile radius of the State University of New York at Binghamton.

Award:  $721
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:   Karen Boulas¸ Coordinator of University Scholarships, State University of New York at Binghamton, P.O. Box 6000, Office of External Scholarships, Binghamton, NY  13902; (607) 777-2428; [email protected]

 

Dr. Joseph B. Cherry Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Western Connecticut State University offers the Dr. Joseph B. Cherry Memorial Nursing Scholarship to students pursuing careers in nursing.  This scholarship was established by friends and family to honor the legacy of Dr. Joseph B. Cherry.  The eligible candidate must be a junior or senior in the Western Connecticut State University Nursing Program with a GPA of at least 3.1.  Selection is based on academic achievement and 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

 

Dr. Lillian R. Goodman and Mary K. Alexander Nursing Scholarship
Worcester State College offers the Dr. Lillian R. Goodman and Mary K. Alexander Nursing Scholarship to students studying nursing at Worcester State University.  This scholarship was established to honor Dr. Goodman and Dr. Alexander who were pivotal in the establishment of the Worcester State College Nursing Program.  The eligible candidate must be a junior or senior in the nursing program at Worcester State University.  The candidate must also have a GPA of at least 3.3 and demonstrate financial need.

Award:   4 awards of $500
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:  Jayne McGinn, Director of Financial Aid, 486 Chandler Street¸ Worcester MA, 01602-25997; (508) 929-8056

 

Dr. Ralph Arnold Nursing Scholarship
Cochise College offers the Dr. Ralph Arnold Nursing Scholarship to encourage Arizona residents to pursue careers in nursing 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 Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior and have a GPA of at least 2.5.  Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Award:  $750
Deadline:  April 13

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

 

Dyer-Johnston-Dixon Nursing Scholarship
The State University of New York at Binghamton offers the Dyer-Johnston-Dixon Nursing Scholarship to students who are residents of the Binghamton area.  The scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Frank Dyer, Dr. Harry Johnston and Dr. Wilbur Dixon’s dedication to the nursing program at Binghamton.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled at the State University of New York Binghamton Decker School of Nursing.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $500
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Karen Boulas¸ Coordinator of University Scholarships, State University of New York at Binghamton, P.O. Box 6000, Office of External Scholarships, Binghamton, NY  13902; (607) 777-2428; [email protected]

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