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Adena Johnson Davis Nursing Scholarship
The University of Pittsburgh offers the Adena Johnson Davis Nursing Scholarship to encourage minority and disadvantaged students to pursue careers in nursing by providing financial support.

The Scholarship was established to honor Adena Johnson Davis, one of the first 3 African American students admitted to the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing in 1943.  The eligible candidate must be an ethnic minority, enrolled in the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and must demonstrate academic achievement in high school.

Award:  Full tuition, room and board
Deadline:  January 15

Contact:  Betsy A. Porter, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, University of Pittsburgh, 4227 Fifth Avenue, Alumni Hall, Pittsburgh PA, 15260; (412) 624-7488, [email protected]

 

AETNA/National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarships and Awards
The National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarships and Awards offers the AETNA/National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations (NCEMNA) Scholars to encourage Hispanic students to pursue nursing careers.  The eligible candidate must be a member of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, must be enrolled full-time in a bachelors or masters degree nursing program and must have a GPA of at least 3.0.   Selection is based on academic achievement.

Award:   $2000
Deadline:  April 30

Contact:  National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarships and Awards, 1455 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Suite 400, Washington DC, 20004; 202 387-2477; [email protected]

 

Ailene C. Ewell Scholarship Award
The Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. offers the Ailene C. Ewell Scholarship Award to honor Ailene C. Ewell, the founder of the Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.  The eligible candidate must be a senior in an undergraduate nursing program at an accredited college or university.  The candidate must be referred by a member of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.  Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement and leadership ability.

Award:  Approx. 25 awards of $500 – $2000
Deadline:  February 28

Contact: Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., Scholarships, 3029 Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009

 

Air Force 3-1/2 Year Scholarship
The University of Toledo offers the Air Force 3-1/2 Year Scholarship to encourage members of the United States Air Force to pursue higher education in a science or technical related field.  The eligible candidate must be a member of the United States Air Force attending the University of Toledo, and must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing, science or a technical discipline.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 2.5 in technical-related classed or a GPA of at least 3.5 in non-technical disciplines.

Award:   Full tuition
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:  Unit Admissions Officer, Det. 620, Air Force ROTC, Bowling Green, OH 43403; 419 372-2176

 

Air Force Three Year Scholarship
The University of Toledo offers the Air Force Three Year Scholarship to encourage members of the United States Air Force to pursue higher education in a science or technical related field.  The eligible candidate must be a member of the United States Air Force attending the University of Toledo, and must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing, science or a technical discipline.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 2.5 in technical-related classed or a GPA of at least 3.5 in non-technical disciplines.

Award:   Full tuition
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:  Unit Admissions Officer, Det. 620, Air Force ROTC, Bowling Green, OH 43403; (419) 372-2176

 

Air Force Two Year Scholarship
The University of Toledo offers the Air Force Two Year Scholarship to encourage members of the United States Air Force to pursue higher education in a science or technical related field.  The eligible candidate must be a member of the United States Air Force attending the University of Toledo, and must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing, science or a technical discipline.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 2.5 in technical-related classed or a GPA of at least 3.5 in non-technical disciplines.

Award:   Full tuition
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:  Unit Admissions Officer, Det. 620, Air Force ROTC, Bowling Green, OH 43403; (419) 372-2176

 

Akron General Nursing – Service League Nursing Scholarship

The Akron General Medical Center provides scholarship funds to students enrolled in an accredited school of nursing, Baccalaureate program, with in the state of Ohio. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of need. A personal interview is included in the acceptance process and recipients will be invited to the Service League Luncheon Meeting in May

Eligibility includes acceptance at a school of nursing in Ohio. A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher is also required.

Deadline: March 1 each year

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

Telephone: 330 344-6867

 

Alexander Graham Bell College Scholarship Awards

The Alexander Graham Bell Association provides scholarships to students enrolled full-time in undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Even those who are hearing impaired can still seek out a career in nursing.  With so many fields of nursing, there are many opportunities available.

Funds available range from $1,000 – $10,000

Eligibility includes students who are deaf or hard of hearing. It is a very competitive merit-based scholarship so need has little bearing on eligibility. Hearing loss must be moderate to profound, bilateral, and diagnosed in early childhood.

Deadline: March 1

Contact: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 3417 Volta Place NW, Washington DC 20007

Telephone: 202 337-5220 or TTY 202 337-5221

Email: [email protected]

 

Alice M. Yarnold and Samuel Yarnold Scholarship Trust

This scholarship provides funds of $2,000 to $5,000 to students pursuing secondary education in health care fields. You should be already enrolled and attending studies, but if you need more financial aid to help you complete your program this may be the scholarship  for you.

Eligibility includes resident of New Hampshire with desire to enroll in full-time studies in nursing, medicine or social work at an out-of-state school. Assistance is based on financial need, which must be demonstrated upon application.

Deadline: April/May

Contact: Alice M Yarnold and Samuel Yarnold Scholarship Trust, P.O. Box 2303 Dover, New Hampshire 03821-2303

 

Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nurse Scholarship
The Rhode Island Foundation offers the Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nurse Scholarship Award to encourage students in Rhode Island  to pursue careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be a registered nurse enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program or in a two-year Associate of Science in Nursing degree program.  The candidate must also demonstrate financial need.  Preference is given to Rhode Island residents.

Award:  $500 – $2000, renewable
Deadline:  April 20

Contact: Libby Monahan, The Rhode Island Foundation, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903; (401) 274-4564; [email protected]

 

Alberta Blue Cross 50th Anniversary Bursary
Athabasca University (AU) offers the Alberta Blue Cross 50th Anniversary Bursary to encourage students to pursue careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in an AU undergraduate nursing degree program and have achieved the highest the highest GPA in two 3-credit nursing courses.  The candidate’s GPA in the two 3-credit nursing classes must be at least 80%.   The candidate must also demonstrate financial need and reside in Alberta.

Award:  2 awards of $750
Deadline:  October 15

Contact:  Athabasca University, Student Awards Office, 1 University Drive, Athabasca AB, T9S 3A3; (780) 675-6100; [email protected]

 

Alice P. Chancellor Memorial Scholarship
Cochise College offers the Alice P. Chancellor Memorial Scholarship to encourage Arizona students to pursue nursing careers.  The Scholarship was established by family to honor Alice P. Chancellor’s commitment to nursing.   The eligible candidate must have been accepted to the Cochise College Nursing Program.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 2.0 and be a Cochise County high school graduate.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $500
Deadline:  February 15

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

 

Allene Conn Memorial
Carl Albert State College offers the Allene Conn Memorial Scholarship to encourage Oklahoma students to pursue careers in nursing.  It was established by the family of Allene Conn in her memory to honor her commitment to the field of nursing.   The eligible candidate must be enrolled in the nursing program at Carl Albert State College, pursing an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:   Not specified
Deadline:  April 13

Contact:  Carl Albert State College, Office of Financial Aid, 1507 South McKenna, Poteau, OK 74953; (918) 647-1343; [email protected]

 

Alumni Association of the Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing Annie Vigeant Scholarship
Worcester State College offers the Alumni Association of the Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing Annie Vigeant Scholarship to encourage students to further their education in the field of nursing.  This scholarship was established with a fund left by Annie Vigeant, a 1914 graduate of the Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing in 1914, who devoted her entire life to the profession of nursing.  The eligible candidate must be a full or part-time nursing student.  Preference is given to candidates in the following order:  graduates of the Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing; sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters, nieces or nephews of graduates of Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing; residents of Worcester or Worcester County; and students in good academic standing in the Nursing program of Worcester State College.

 

Award:   2 awards of $1000 or 1 award of $2000
Deadline:  April

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

 

Alumni Nursing Award
The University of Windsor offers the Alumni Nursing Award to acknowledge the academic performance of outstanding nursing students at the University of Windsor Faculty of Nursing.  This award was established by University of Windsor Alumni to ackneowledge and reward student excellence.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled full or part-time in the second year of Plan I or Plan II programs at the University of Windsor Faculty of Nursing.  The candidate must also demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Award:   2 awards of $500
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:  University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor N9B 3P4, (519) 253-3000; [email protected]

 

AAMN Foundation Scholarships for Men

These scholarships were established in 2004 through a partnership of The American Assembly for Men in Nursing and the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing Future.

Jadeh Marselis-Moore Student Nurse Essay Contest

This scholarship was established in 2007 through a partnership of The American Assembly for Men in Nursing and the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing Future. The student must write an essay in response to a suggested title by the AAMN. The 2011 essays were based on the phrase, “why I Decided Nursing Was For Me” The award is for $500 which can be used unrestricted.

Eligibility for this scholarship includes any male student enrolled in pre-RN studies, which will lead to ability to write the NCLEX RN Exams

Deadline for applications is Sept 1 yearly

Contact:  American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN), PO Box 130220 Birmingham AL 35213

Telephone: 205 956-0146

Email: [email protected]

John Murray Student Nurse Essay Contest

This scholarship also awards $500 to a male student enrolled in an RN program, leading to the eligibility to write the NCLEX exams for Registered Nurses.  The 2011 essay title was, “Why I Chose Nursing”. These contests are a great way for nursing students to focus their attentions and energies for the next several years of their nursing education

Eligibility for this scholarship includes any male student enrolled in pre-RN studies, which will lead to ability to write the NCLEX RN Exams

Deadline for applications is Sept 1 yearly

Contact:  AAMN, PO Box 130220 Birmingham AL 35213

Telephone: 205 956-0146

Email: [email protected]

 

American Association of Critical Care Nurses Critical Care Grant
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing offers the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Critical Care Grant to encourage qualified nurses to pursue research in critical care nursing practice. The eligible candidate must be a Registered Nurse, have a Master of Science in Nursing degree and be a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses or Sigma Theta Tau International.

Award:  $10,000
Deadline:  October 1

Contact:   American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Department of Research, 101 Columbia, Aliso Viejo,  CA 92656; (800) 899-2226 or (714) 362-2000

American Association of Diabetes Educators Grant
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing offers the American Association of Diabetes Educators Grant to encourage qualified nurses to contribute to the enhancement and availability of quality diabetes education and care through nursing research.   The eligible candidate must be a Registered Nurse with a Master of Science in Nursing degree and be able to complete a diabetes education research project within one year.  Preference is given to members of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Award:  $6000
Deadline:  October 1

Contact:   AADE Foundation Awards, 100 West Monroe Street, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60603; 312 424-2426

AAOHN American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses provides grant and scholarship funding through the AAOHN Foundation. The foundation was established in 1998 to help advance knowledge in occupational and environmental health through research and education.

AAOHN Professional Development Scholarships: Academic Study

The scholarship amount is for $2,500

Eligibility includes any student enrolled in a bachelor’s or Graduate degree program of nursing, full or part-time, and shows interest and commitment to occupational and environmental health issues. Students must also hold membership with the AAOHN.

Deadline: January each year (Jan 6)

Contact: American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, AAOHN Foundation, 7794 Grow Drive, Pensacola FL 32514

Telephone: 850 474-6963 or 1-800-241-8014

Email: [email protected]

 

AAOHN Professional Development Scholarships: Continuing Education

This scholarship has 2 components, the Moore medical Scholarship ($1,500) and the Georgia State Chapter ($1,000). These dollars are not meant to support tuition, but are to be used for continuing education program registration, travel, food and lodging.

Eligibility includes any nurse or student seeking to enhance their education and knowledge in the areas of occupational or environmental health

Deadline: not stated

Contact: American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, AAOHN Foundation, 7794 Grow Drive, Pensacola FL 32514

Telephone: 850 474-6963 or 1-800-241-8014

Email: [email protected]

 

A.C.N.M. Foundation Scholarships

The American College of Nurse Midwives offers a number of awards and scholarships to nursing students and practicing midwives.  Each award has different eligibility requirements and deadline dates. Be sure to check their web site for updated information.

20th Century Midwives

This award is for essays written about midwife interviews and what the student learned.  There are 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes ranging from $200 to $1000.

Deadline: April

A.C.N.M Leadership Development Award

This is an award of $1,000 given to a midwife working in the area of business management and marketing of midwife practice and is meant to help cover the costs for attending the annual  Midwifery Business network meeting.

Deadline: September

Basic Midwifery Student Scholarship

This scholarship from the A.C.N.M is awarded to a nursing student already enrolled in a recognized midwifery program and is based on needs as well as academic standings.

Deadline: April

Edith B. Wonnell Scholarship

The A.C.N.M awards this scholarship to a midwifery student who will be working in an area of midwifery practice outside the hospital, such as special birthing centers.

Deadline: April

Midwives of Color-Watson Student Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a midwifery nursing student of color.  The award is also based upon academic standing and financial need.

Deadline: April

Susan Stein Scholarship

This scholarship from A.C.N.M. is offered to nurse midwifery students who have been personally touched by breast cancer.

Deadline: April

Varney Participant Award

This award is granted to an eligible nurse midwife student to help them attend the ACNM Annual Meeting. The student must already be enrolled in a recognized program.

Deadline: April

Eligibility: Different for each scholarship or award. Please visit the web site for details. Note: 2011 saw at least one new award initiated.

Contact: A.C.N.M. Foundation, American College of Nurse Midwives, 8403 Colesville RD, Suite 1550, Silver Spring MD 20910

Telephone: 240 485-1800

 

ACNP Nurse Practitioner Student Scholarship

The American College of Nurse Practitioners provides a $1000 scholarship annually during their yearly conference. They also provide funds of up to $750 to the recipient to help defer travel and lodging costs for attendance at the conference.

Eligibility includes any nurse enrolled in an accredited Nurse Practitioner program who shows evidence of participation and/or promotion in research, membership in professional organizations, community service or political participation. The nurse must also be a member of the ACNP

Deadline: July each year

Contact: American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) 225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 525 Alexandria VA 22314

Telephone: 703 740-2529

Email: [email protected]

Nominations to: ACNP Student Scholarship Committee, 1501 Wilson Blvd, Suite 509, Arlington VA 22209, Telephone 703 740-2529

 

AFCSME Family Scholarship (American federation of State, Count, & Municipal Employees)

This organization awards $2,000 scholarships to senior High School students wishing to attend college. This scholarship can be renewed each year during a four year degree program

Eligibility includes being a dependent of an AFSCME paying member, a graduating high school senior, and has been accepted in to a full time 4 year degree program of any discipline, including nursing.

Deadline: December 31 yearly

Contact: AFSCME Family Scholarship Program, Attn AFSCME Advantage, 1625 L Street N.W., Washington DC 20036

 

AHNA American Holistic Nurses Association

This organization offers a couple of scholarships to nursing students seeking to specialize in holistic nursing.  Both scholarships require the student to be an AHNA member.

AHNA Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Fund

The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) has sponsored this scholarship since 1986. Scholarship dollars are awarded to nurses in graduate and undergraduate nursing programs, as well as any other graduate programs related to holistic nursing. These scholarships are awarded each year during the AHNA’s annual conference.

Eligibility includes membership with the AHNA (minimum 6 months), a GPA average of 3.0

Deadline: March 15 yearly

Contact: AHNA National Office, 323 N. San Francisco St Ste 201, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Telephone: 800 278-2462 ext 10

Email: [email protected]

 

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Award
The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America of the Honor Society of Nursing offers the American Indian Nurse Scholarship Award Program to give students of American Indian descent the opportunity to pursue careers in nursing.  Students who participate in the program are expected to return to work within the American Indian community to help improve health care.  The eligible candidate must be an American Indian, enrolled in a tribe or able to establish direct tribal ancestry and must be enrolled in the nursing program of an accredited school.

Award:  $1000; renewable
Deadline:  December 1

Contact:   Mrs. Joe Calvin, American Indian Nurse Scholarship Awards Consultant, National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Nine Cross Creek Drive, Birmingham, AL 35213; (205) 879-6062; [email protected]

 

AMA – Doctoral Degree Scholarship in Cancer Nursing

This doctoral scholarship is awarded by the American Cancer Society to nurses who pursuing their doctoral in the field of cancer research.  Funds of up to $15,000 for a two year study period may be given.  Applications are accepted electronically only.

Eligibility includes a nurse’s satisfactory process in a doctoral nursing program where there is cancer research focus.

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

 

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Student Scholarships

The AANA offers scholarships to students enrolled in a nursing anesthesia program. These scholarships need to be sponsored by individuals or organizations.

Qualifications include any nurse anesthetist student in good standing within their program.  The AANA Foundation posts the applications on their web site and will send all students an email when the applications are available

Deadline: January 1

Contact: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 222 South Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge Illinois 60068-4001

Telephone: 847 692-6968; Foundation 847 692-1176

Email (Foundation): [email protected]

 

American Council of the Blind Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the American Council of the Blind. Students wishing to enter in to the nursing field are eligible. Keep in mind though there may be some restrictions as to how and where you may practice as a nurse if deemed legally blind, there are still opportunities available.

If the blindness occurs during your nursing career, limiting your practice, then this is a scholarship you could seek to re-educate yourself in another field or career.

Eligibility includes a student who is certified as legally blind and who has proof of acceptance in to a post-secondary learning institution. There are no boundaries on any specific field study.

Contact: American council of the Blind, 2200 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 650, Arlington VA 22201

Telephone: 202 467-5981 or 800 424-8666

Email: [email protected]

 

American Holistic Nurses Association Research Grant

The AHNA awards research grant monies to AHNA members including doctoral students, who wish to conduct research on any topic related to holistic nursing and healthcare. Grants are for $5,000 or less.  Recipients of this grant are required to submit annual reports as well as a final report upon conclusion of the research.  You will also be encouraged to plan to attend the annual conference to share your research.

Eligibility includes membership with the AHNA for at least one year. A research proposal must be submitted with the application

Deadline: February 1 of year needed

Contact:  Jeanne Crawford, AHNA Director, AHNA National Office, 323 N. San Francisco St Ste 201, Flagstaff, AZ 86003-2130

Telephone: 800 278-2462 Ext 16

Email: [email protected]

 

(The) American Legion Department of Arkansas

The American Legion has always believed in strong school systems and good education for youth. Therefore, in partnership with several other organizations, several scholarships are made available to students wishing to seek higher education. They offer 4 scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000 paid in two installments. Undergraduate or higher studies in nursing will definitely be considered.

Coudret Trust Scholarship

This scholarship is provided to a high school graduate who will be entering any two years college program in Arkansas, or has already graduated from the same.

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship is provided to any student whose parent was killed while on active military duty. The student must be pursuing a secondary education of undergraduate studies

American Legion Samsung Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to decedents of wartime USA Veterans. The students, as a high school junior, must have participated in and American legion Boys or Auxiliary girl’s state program, and are now enrolled in any undergraduate studies, such as nursing.

Deadline: March (actual dates may vary)

Eligibility differs slightly with each scholarship so be sure to visit the legion’s web site. Usually the applicant must be a relative of an American Legionnaire member in god standing.

Contact: The American legion Department of Arkansas, P.O. Box 3280, 7th & Victoria Street, Little Rock AR 72203

Telephone: 1-877-243-9799 or 501 375-1104

Email: [email protected]

 

American Legion Auxiliary Department of California

There are several scholarships available through the American Legion Auxiliary. Each requires the applicant to be a child of USA military personnel, past or present, and that the student be attending a college or university within California. The scholarships range from $500 to $2,000 and most could be applied toward nursing education

Eligibility requirements, other than those stated above, are dependent on what the scholarship is directed toward.

Past presidents Parley Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship from the auxiliary is specifically geared toward students enrolled in a nursing program to obtain a license as Vocational Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse or some other recognized nursing degree. The amount awarded will be $2,000

Contact: American Legion Auxiliary Department of California, 401 Van Ness Avenue Room 113, San Francisco CA 94102-4586

Telephone: 415 861-5092

 

American Legion-Massachusetts Scholarship
The American Legion – Massachusetts annually awards the American Legion-Massachusetts Scholarship to encourage descendants of its members to pursue higher education.  The American Legion member can be active or deceased.  The eligible candidate must be a child or grandchild of a Department of Massachusetts Legion member.  The candidate must also be a high school senior or high school graduate, planning to enroll in an accredited college or university in the United States.  Selection is based on academic achievement in high school and financial need.

Award:  Not specified
Deadline:  April 1

Contact:  American Legion – Massachusetts, Department Scholarship Chairman, Room 546-2, State House, Boston, MA 02133; (617) 727-2966

 

 American Nurses’ Foundation Grant
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing offers the American Nurses’ Foundation Grant to encourage the research by nurses.  The eligible candidate can be a nurse researcher with limited experience, or an experienced nurse researcher who is entering a new field of study.  The eligible candidate must be a Registered Nurse with a clinical nursing research topic and must have earned a master’s degree.  The candidate must also have a research project that is ready to be implemented as soon as funding is provided.

Award:  $7500
Deadline:  May 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]

 

American Legion – Missouri Department of American Legion

This branch of the American Legion offers several scholarships that would be useful for assisting your nursing studies.  Students must be attending their post-secondary studies at a college or university within the state of Missouri.

Charles L. Bacon Memorial Scholarship

Two of these scholarships are awarded each year, at a value of $500 each, to students attending full-time studies at a college or university. You must be unmarried and under the age of 21 years.

Eligibility includes membership in the legion, whether personally or because a family member. It is based on financial need for a senior high school student headed for secondary education studies

Commander’s Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1,000 ($500 per semester) to a student who served at least 90 days with the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard or Air Force. They must be enrolled in full-time studies at any college or university within the state of Missouri

Joseph J. Frank Scholarship

Five of the scholarships are awarded annually, each for $500. Recipients must have attended a full session of the Missouri boys or girls state program.  It is based on the financial need of a graduating high school student who has a financial help to attend post-secondary education.

Eligibility for this scholarship includes being a descendent of someone who served honorably with one of the U.S military forces.

Lillie Lois Ford Scholarship Fund

Recipients must have attended a full session of the Missouri boys or girls state program, or the Missouri Cadet Patrol Academy.  It is based on the financial need of a graduating high school student who has a financial help to attend post-secondary education.

Eligibility includes being a descendent of a veteran, being under the age of 21 years, a resident of Missouri and attending full time studies at a college or university.

M.D. “Jack” Murphy Memorial Nurses Scholarship

This scholarship is for $750.00 and may be reapplied for one time only. It is granted to a graduating high school student with demonstrated financial need to attend nurses training.

Eligibility includes being a descendent of a veteran, being under the age of 21 years, a resident of Missouri and attending full time studies at a college or university.

Deadline: All scholarships share the deadline of April 20

Contact: The American legion Department of Missouri, Attn: Education and Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 179 Jefferson City MO 65102-0179

 

American Legion Scholarship Non-Traditional – Department of Michigan

This is a 2 year scholarship in the amount of $500 is given to a student who is returning to school to get a degree.  If you are a mature student seeking a nursing degree you may qualify.

Eligibility includes being a descendent of a veteran over the age of twenty-two years and attending a college within the state of Michigan.

Contact: submit to: Mary Dubay, American Legion Auxiliary Department of Michigan, 922 Huntington Mt. Clemens, MI 48043

General information: American Legion Auxiliary Department of Michigan, 212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. B Lansing MI 48915

Telephone: 517 267-8809

 

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Nebraska

This auxiliary offers several scholarships that can be used towards a nursing degree. They also offer access to the national American Legion Scholarships.

Roberta Marie Stretch memorial Scholarship

This scholarship of $400 is offered to a student entering a four year program for undergraduate or graduate studies.  The applicant must be a resident of the state of Nebraska and have parents, grandparents or some other relative who is a legion member

Nurse’s Scholarship

This scholarship is provided to a high school graduate entering nurses training (must already have letter of acceptance from the college or university), or a student already enrolled in training.  The value awarded is $400

Eligibility includes being a veteran or related to a veteran, and a resident of the state of Nebraska

Deadline:  March 2

Contact: American Legion Auxiliary Department Headquarters, PO Box 5227, Lincoln NE 68505-0227

Telephone: 402 466-1806

Email: [email protected]

 

The American Legion Department of New Jersey – Scholarship

This legion uses one application form for consideration of eight possible scholarships.  All require the applicant to be a legion member or the relative of a Legion member.  These scholarships range in value from $1,000 to $4,000

Eligibility includes being judged on character, Americanism/community service, leadership, scholarship and need.

Deadline: February 15

Contact: The American legion Attn: scholarship judges, Department of New Jersey, 135 west Hanover Street, Trenton New Jersey 08618

 

American Mobile Healthcare

American Mobile offers its travelling nurses assistance with tuition costs for those who want to work towards obtaining a degree or certificate. They have worked in partnership with four separate universities and colleges to provide these discounts to nurses.

If your application is accepted you may receive $1,000 towards tuition from Grand Canyon University, a 25% tuition discount from Drexel University, a 10% or 3% discount from Jacksonville University (towards a BSN or MSN), or other discounts from The College Network.

Contact: American Mobile Healthcare, 12400 High Bluff Drive, San Diego CA 92130

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Telephone: 877-578-3975 or 800 282-0300

 

American Nephrology Nurse’s Association

The ANNA has a number of scholarships and grants available to nurses for career mobility, clinical practice and research. These funds run generally from $1,000 to $2,500.  Eligibility differs somewhat for each, but membership in the ANNA is a constant.

Career Mobility Scholarships

There are five of these scholarships: the ANNA Career Mobility (5 at $2,000), Abbott/Pamela Balzer Career Mobility ($2,500), Alcavis International Inc. Career Mobility ($2,500), the Janel Parker Career Mobilty ($2,500) and the NNCC Career Mobility (3 at $2,000)

Eligibility includes membership with the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association current work in nephrology nursing and enrolled in a baccalaureate program, or higher nursing program.

ANNA Clinical Practice Grant

Granted for a new or “project in progress” clinical practice project. These projects can focus on a number of areas, such as research, outcomes, evaluations, implementations or education. Three grants may be awarded, for up to $2,500

Gloria Scharf Beedie Memorial Grant

This grant awards $1,000 to a project directed toward patient education or quality of life issues. The project may be new or one already established that needs further support and development.

There are several other research grants also available. Please visit the web site for more information.

Contact: American Nephrology Nurses’ Association, East Holly Avenue, Box 56, Pitman NJ 08071-0056

Telephone: 888 600-2662

 

ANA – Minority Fellowship Program

This funding is available to Master prepared nurses wishing to focus their career in the area of mental illness prevention and treatment, as well as substance abuse.

There are two separate fellowships offered, one pre-Doctoral and one post-Doctoral. The pre-Doctoral is for nurses studying “minority psychiatric mental health and substance abuse; it is a 3 – 5 year support. The post-Doctoral is a 1- 2 year fellowship assisting nurses to strengthen their research skills and expand on their depth of knowledge and understanding of issues in mental health and substance abuse.

Eligibility for both includes being a member of the ANA as well as an ethnic/racial minority group.

Deadline: March 1

Contact: American Nurses Association SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program, 8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400, Silver Springs MD 20910-3492

Telephone: 301 628-5247

Email: [email protected]

 

American Radiological Nurses Association Scholarship
The American Radiological Nurses Association offers the American Radiological Nurses Association Scholarship to encourage Registered Nurses the opportunity to seek advanced degrees in nursing or health care.  The eligible candidate must be a licensed nurse working in radiology.   The candidate can be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree, or seeking a Master of Science in Nursing degree or pursuing doctoral-level study.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $600
Deadline:  March 31

Contact:   American Radiological Nurses Association, Scholarships, 820 Jorie Boulevard, Oak Brook IL, 60523-2551; 630 571-9072; [email protected]

 

Ann Olson Memorial Doctoral Scholarship
The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation offers the Ann Olson Memorial Doctoral Scholarship to improve oncology nursing by assisting registered nurses in completing their nursing education.   This award is supported by Pfizer Oncology and is named after Ann Olson, an oncology sales representative who died of cancer in 1989. The eligible candidate must be a registered nurse committed to oncology nursing.  The candidate must be enrolled in or applying to a doctoral nursing or related program, planning to study oncology nursing.

Award:  $3000
Deadline:  February 1

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

 

Anne Sturrock Nursing Scholarship
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation offers the Anne Sturrock Nursing Scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a career in nursing.  The scholarship was established to honor Anne Sturrock and her enduring dedication to nursing.  The eligible candidate must either be a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Cape Coral, Florida or a child of a member.   The candidate must also show academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $300 – $5000
Deadline:  February 5

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

 

 Anniece Addy Brooks R.N. Grant
The University of West Florida offers the Anniece Addy Brooks R.N. Grant to full or part-time nursing students.  The Grant was established by Anniece Addy Brooks’ husband, by Robert A. Brooks, Sr., to honor her commitment to nursing.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in the University of West Florida Department of Nursing, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Masters of Science in Nursing.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 3.0.

Award:  $500
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:  University of West Florida, Nursing Department, VWF, 11000 University Parkway, Bldg. 18, Main Lobby, Pensacola, FL 32514; (850) 474-2881

 

AOCN of the Year Award
The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation offers the AOCN of the Year Award to recognize an Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse who has shown commitment to oncology nursing and oncology nursing service by making outstanding contributions to oncology.  The eligible nominee must also have worked to support and promote oncology nursing certification.  The nominee must show accomplishments in the area of clinical practice, education or research.  The nominee must be an Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse and a licensed registered nurse.

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  December 15

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

 

Archbold Medical Center – Scholarship

The Archbald Medical center provides scholarships to students seeking education in the health care field. If you are seeking financial support for your nursing education you must fill out a scholarship application and an employment application.  You should be within 2 years of completing your course when you apply.

Eligibility includes willingness to commit to working at Archbald Medical Center for 1 to 2 years after completing your nursing training.

Contact: Archbald Medical center Gordon Avenue at Mimosa Dr, Thomasville GA 31792

Telephone: 229 228-2795 (Education Department)

 

Arkansas Nurses Foundation Scholarships

The foundation offers several scholarships to nurses who already hold a nursing license in the state of Arkansas.  The must already be a resident of Arkansas and accepted in to a qualifying and recognized degree program.

Dorothea Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is for a Registered Nurse seeking a degree in nursing, with specialization in community health and advanced practice.  A financial need must be demonstrated.

Mary Gray Scholarship

This scholarship is for a Registered Nurse seeking advanced education that will result in advanced practice such as a clinical nurse specialist, a certified nurse midwife or as a nurse practitioner.

Deadline: June 1

Contact: Arkansas Nursing Foundation, C/O Arkansas Nurses Association, 1123 South University, Suite 1015, Little Rock AR 72204

Telephone: 501 244-2363

 

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship
The State University of New York at Binghamton offers the Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship to students at the Decker School of Nursing.  This scholarship is funded by the Arkell Hall Foundation which   provides residential facilities for the seniors in the Canajoharie area.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled at the State University of New York Binghamton pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or a Master of Science in Nursing degree.  Preference is given to applicants who reside in Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, or Schoharie County in New York.

Award:  2 awards of $2000
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]

 

Army Health Care – U.S. Army

The United States Army provides great opportunities for persons wishing to become health care professionals. They have specific opportunities for those wishing to become nurses. Nurses’ training is fully funded, and the student also receives a living allowance during training.

Upon graduation you will become a nursing officer of the U.S. Army.

Undergraduate Health Care Education – Active Nurse Corps Program

Students pursuing a BSN will receive $5,000 at the beginning of their program and upon graduating. They also receive $1,000 monthly allowance.

Reserve Nurse Corps Program

This is open to students who already posses an RN degree and are seeking to advance their education to a BSN level.  Students receive a monthly allowance of $1,900 and upon graduation are expected to serve a one year term in the Army Reserve

ROTC for Nursing Students

These scholarships are offered for 2, 3 and 4 year programs. Enrolling in the ROTC and  doing your nursing training through them can open up many new learning experiences for nurses. It is also nice not to have to worry about tuition costs so much; allowing you to concentrate on your nursing training instead.

Eligibility includes being a U.S. citizen and serving with the U.S. Army. Visit the web site for more details regarding length of service

Telephone: 888- 550-ARMY

 

(The) Army Nurse Corps Association

The ANCA scholarship supports students attending school to attain a baccalaureate degree in nursing, or become a nurse anesthetist. The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $3,000

Eligibility includes the students’ intentions to join the Army Corp upon graduation, those who were previously in the Army Corp, or those with a parent, spouse or child who served in the Army.

Deadline: March 31

Contact: Education Committee, Army Nurse Corps Association, P.O. Box 847 Manhattan KS 66505-0847

 

Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship
The Health Professions Education Foundation offers the Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program to encourage California students 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 an Associate of Science in Nursing degree program.   Award recipients must be willing to practice in California after graduation, providing full-time direct patient care in a medically underserved area.

Award:  $10,000
Deadline:  September 11

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

 

Association of Nurses in Aids Care (ANAC) Grant
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing offers the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) Grant to increase the number of nurses conducting HIV/AIDS research that is focused on symptom management, HIV prevention and self-care. The eligible candidate must be a Registered Nurse with a Master of Science in Nursing degree or a doctoral degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program.  The candidate must also be ready to implement an HIV/AIDS-related research project immediately upon receipt of funding and must be able to complete the project within one year.  Membership in the Association of Nurses in AIDS or Sigma Theta Tau International is required.

Award:  $2500
Deadline:  April 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]

 

Association of Perioperating Registered Nurses Grant 
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing offers the Association of Perioperating Registered Nurses (AORN) Foundation Grant to encourage qualified nurses to conduct research related to perioperative nursing and support the growth of perioperative nursing science. The eligible candidate must be a registered nurse in a perioperative setting or a registered nurse who has made significant contributions to perioperative nursing practice. The candidate must also have a Master of Science in Nursing degree and demonstrate financial need.  Preference is given to research projects that relate to AORN research priorities.

Award:  $5000
Deadline:  April 1

Contact:   Joan Blanchard, Association of Perioperating Registered Nurses (AORN), 2170 South Parker Road, Suite 300, Denver CO, 80231-5711; (800) 755-2676, extension 8219; [email protected]

 

Association of Peri-Operative registered Nurses

The AORN Foundation offers 2 types of scholarships, academic and professional development. The academic is for students studying to become a peri-operative nurse and the professional development is for nurses continuing education needs.

The academic scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing any level of nursing education with an interest in specializing in peri-operative care.

Eligibility includes a demonstrated financial need, demonstrated peri-operative interest (via personal statement submitted with application) and a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0

Deadline: Academic: February 15

Contact: AORN Foundation, 2170 South Parker Road, Suite 400. Denver CO 80231

Telephone: 303 755-6300 or 800 755-2676

Email: [email protected]

 

Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing

The association offers several awards and scholarships to existing nurses. Some of the awards not listed include financial assistance with becoming members of the ARIN or attending the annual meeting. Please see their web site for further information.

CRN Exam Scholarship Award

This award provides financial assistance for a nurse wanting to write the exams to become certified as a radiology nurse.

Eligibility includes proof of having obtained at least 30 continuing education contact hours over the previous 2 years (for first time writers), or 60 hours over the past 4 years (for recertification exam writers)

Deadline: January 10

Dorothy Budnek Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to an ARIN member returning to school to advance their nursing educational level. The financial assistance is in the amount of $600

Eligibility includes having been a member of the ARIN for at least 3 years.

Deadline: September 15

Contact: Association of Radiologic & Imaging Nursing National Office, 7794 Grow Drive, Pensacola FL 32514

Telephone: 850 474-7292 or 866 486-2762

Email: [email protected]

 

Awareness and Prevention Scholarship
NursingHomeAbuse.net offers the Awareness and Prevention Scholarship to encourage students to pursue careers in geriatric nursing, focusing on combating nursing home abuse.  The eligible candidate must have matriculated to an accredited post-secondary institution, working toward a Bachelor of Science degree or Master of Science degree in nursing, social work, psychology or healthcare administration.  The candidate must also be considering working with the senior population and preference is given to candidates pursuing a nursing degree concentrating on geriatrics.

Award:  $5,000
Deadline:  February 15

Contact:   Shannon Shoemaker, Outreach Coordinator, NursingHomeAbuse.net, 100 Jackson Street, Houston, TX 77002; (832) 499-0470; [email protected]

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