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Bachelor’s Scholarship
The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation offers the Bachelors Scholarship to encourage registered nurses to enter the field of oncology nursing by providing financial support. The eligible candidate must be a registered nurse committed to oncology nursing.

The candidate must be enrolled in an accredited college or university as a sophomore, junior or senior, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with an interest in oncology.  Selection is based on academic performance and financial need.

Award:  $3000
Deadline:  February 1

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

 

The BECA Foundation Inc

BECA is a nonprofit organization located in San Diego California which provides scholarship opportunities for the Latino population.  They are for varying amounts of money.  Most of the scholarships require the applicant to already be attending college, or must plan on attending a specific college after completing high school.

Eligibility varies for the different scholarships

Alice Newell Joslyn Medical Fund

This scholarship awards between $500 and $2000 per year.  Applicants must be attending school in the San Diego area, and is meant for those entering a health care study, such as nursing.

Deadline: Application period is from January 1 to March 2

Contact: The BECA Foundation Inc, P.O. Box 936 Escondido, CA 92033

Telephone:

Email: [email protected]

 

Bernice L. Vance Scholarship

Sponsored by the West Virginia Nurses Association this scholarship was created to honor Bernice Vance, a former school nurse and public health practitioner.

At the time of writing this update information regarding the continuation of the scholarship could not be found on their web site. For further information or clarification please call or email the association.

Contact: West Virginia Nurses Association, 1007 Bigley Avenue, Suite 308, Charleston WV 25301

Telephone: 304 342-1169 or 800 400-1226

Email: [email protected]

 

Bethesda Lutheran Communities Scholarships

This organization offers $3,000 in scholarship funding for a student training for a career in caring for those with developmental disabilities. There are several career opportunities which would qualify; certainly nursing in this field would be rewarding and in high demand.

Eligibility includes a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher enrolled in a college or university, and an active member of a Lutheran Church.

Contact: Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Attn: Pam Bergen, Executive Assistant for Mission Advancement, 600 Hoffmann Drive, Watertown Wisconsin 53094

Deadline: April 15

Telephone: 800 383-8743 ext 4410 or 920 206-4410

Email: [email protected]

 

Betty Crim Endowed Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the Sinclair School of Nursing in honor of Betty Crim, who was once a faculty member at the school.  The scholarship of $1,500 is awarded to a full time undergraduate nursing student

Eligibility includes proof of financial need.  Preference is also given to a student attending college for the first time.

Deadline: March 1

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

Telephone: 573 882-0277 or 800 437-4339

 

BSN Scholarship
The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses offers the BSN Scholarship to encourage students to pursue careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, must be enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at an accredited college or university.  The candidate must be in good standing and must currently work as a rehabilitation nurse with at least 2 years experience.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $1500
Deadline:  June 1

Contact:   Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Member Services Department, 4700 West Lake Avenue, Glenview IL, 60025, 800 229-7530; [email protected]

 

Baccalaureate Nursing Faculty Student Achievement Scholarship
Mesa State College offers the Baccalaureate Nursing Faculty Student Achievement Scholarship to encourage students in Colorado to pursue careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be a full or part-time student at Mesa State College Department of Health Sciences, working toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  The eligible candidate must be a senior and must have a GPA of at least 3.0.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award: $300
Deadline:  March 1

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

 

Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program
The Health Professions Education Foundation offers the Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program to encourage California residents to pursue careers in nursing and to increase the number of registered nurses practicing in medically underserved areas of California. The eligible candidate must be enrolled in or accepted to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.  Award recipients must be willing to practice in California providing full-time direct patient care in a medically underserved area.

Award:  Up to $19,000
Deadline:  March 24 and September 11

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

 

Barry and Velma Berkey Scholarship
George Mason University offers the Barry and Velma Berkey Scholarship to encourage visually impaired students to pursue higher education.  The Scholarship was made possible by a generous donation from Dr. Barry and Velma Berkey.  The eligible candidate must be blind or visually impaired, be enrolled as a full-time student at George Mason University.  The candidate must be majoring in nursing, biology, chemistry, computer science, art or visual technology, economics, geography, journalism, music, social work or teaching. The eligible candidate must be a US citizen.

Award:  $2500
Deadline:  May 4

Contact:   Liz Carter, 4400 University Drive, MS 3A4, Fairfax, VA 22030; (703) 993-2400; [email protected]

Bay County Medical Society Auxiliary Merit Fund
The Bay Area Community Foundation offers the Bay County Medical Society Auxiliary Merit Fund to encourage students to pursue careers in health-care related fields in order to advance health education in medicine.  The eligible candidate must be a full or part-time student and have been accepted into an accredited program of nursing, physical therapy, graduate medical or other health-care related program.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and live in Bay County.

Award:  $2500
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Bay Area Community Foundation, Scholarship Administrator, Pere Marquette Depot, 1000 Adams Street, Suite 200, Bay City MI, 48708; (989) 893-4438; [email protected]

Bernard Rotburg Memorial Scholarship Fund/Louis S. Silvey Grant/JVW Grant
The Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. offers the Bernard Rotburg Memorial Scholarship Fund/Louis S. Silvey Grant/JVW Grant to descendants of members in good standing of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America.  The eligible candidate must be a high school senior and have been accepted into an accredited 4-year college or university or a 3-year hospital school of nursing.  The candidate must be in the upper 25% of his or her high school graduating class.

Award:  $500 – $1000
Deadline:  May 1

Contact:   Lelia Burke, Programs Assistant, National Scholarship Program, 1811 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009-1659; (202) 265-6280; [email protected]

Bernardine Mustin Nursing Scholarship and Boles Nursing Scholarship
The Community Hospital of Anderson Foundation offers the Bernardine Mustin Nursing Scholarship and Boles Nursing Scholarship to give students financial support who wish to pursue careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be a graduate of a Madison County High School and have enrolled in an accredited college or university, pursing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or Associate of Science in Nursing degree.  Awardees must agree to work for Community Hospital of Anderson upon graduation.

Award:  $1500
Deadline:  May 1

Contact:   Duane Cox, Vice President/Chief Foundation Officer, Community Hospital of Anderson Foundation, Anderson Hospital, 1515 North Madison Avenue, Anderson, IN 46011; (765) 298-5133; [email protected]

Berry Nursing Scholarship
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation offers the Berry Nursing Scholarship to encourage New Hampshire students to pursue careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must have enrolled full or part-time in an accredited college or university, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or a Master of Science in Nursing degree.  The candidate must be a resident of Hampshire, and be between the ages of 17 and 23.  Selection is based on financial need.

Award:  up to $3500
Deadline:  April 13

Contact:   Hilary DeAngelis, Scholarship Administrator, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, 37 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301; (603) 225-6641

 

Bertha P. Singer Nurses Scholarship
The Oregon Student Access Commission offers the Bertha P. Singer Nurses Scholarship to assistant Oregon students who are pursuing nursing careers.   The eligible candidate must be enrolled in the second year of a nursing program at an accredited college or university in the State of Oregon.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  up to 5 awards of $1000
Deadline:  March 1

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

 

Betty C. Edwards Nursing Scholarship
The Shawnee State University offers the Betty C. Edwards Nursing Scholarship to a Scioto or Adams County resident.  This scholarship was established by the family of Betty C. Edwards to honor her dedication to the field of nursing.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in the Shawnee State University Department of Nursing, pursing an Associate of Science in Nursing degree or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  The eligible candidate must be a full-time student and have a GPA of at least 3.0.

Award: $500
Deadline:  January 15

Contact:   Shawnee State University, Debra Atkinson, Financial Aid Department, Portsmouth, OH 45662; (740) 355-2237; [email protected]

 

Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship
The Heartland Foundation offers the Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship to provide financial assistance to those pursuing careers in nursing or another health care field.  The Heartland Foundation created this scholarship program as a tribute to Bill Russell and the late Mary Russell to recognize their many years of dedication and commitment to support nursing and health care training.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in a full-time nursing or health care related program and reside within the Heartland Foundation service region.

Award:  Not specified
Deadline:  July 2

Contact:   Karen Acord, Program Manager, Heartland Foundation, 518 South 6th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501; (800) 447-1083; [email protected]

 

Bill Purkett Nursing Scholarship
Montana State University — Northern offers the Bill Purkett Nursing Scholarship to encourage Montana students to pursue nursing careers.  The scholarship was established by the family of Bill Purkett.  The eligible candidate must be a sophomore at Montana State University Northern Department of Nursing, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or an Associate of Science in Nursing degree.  The candidate must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Award:  $150
Deadline:  Not specified

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

 

Bristol County South Medical Auxiliary Scholarship
The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth offers the Bristol County South Medical Auxiliary Scholarship to residents of Bristol County interested in developing a career in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be entering his or her senior year at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth College of Nursing, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and demonstrate financial need.  Selection is based on financial need and academic merit.

Award:  $500
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

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