Nursing Scholarships

101 Little Known Scholarships for Nursing

Please click here for a listing of Nursing Scholarships found at the Nursing Online Education Database (NOEdb)

  

A Place For Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled in an associate, bachelor, or graduate degree program in a medical, nursing, or social science related major.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: April 15

For more information and how to apply, please visit their website.

ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program

Open to any high school senior or college student. Preference to those currently enrolled in a nationally accredited

  • Nursing School
  • Medical School
  • Pharmacy School
  • Dental School
  • Respiratory Therapy Program
  • Paramedic Program
  • Emergency Medical Technician Program

Applicant must not be an employee of or immediately related to any employee of ACLS Medical Training.

An essay is required.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: December 31

For more information and how to apply, please click here.

ACLS Recertification Healthcare Training Scholarship Plan

Open to any college student,  but preferably those currently enrolled in a nationally accredited:

  • Dental School
  • Emergency Medical Technician Program
  • Medical College
  • Nursing School
  • Paramedic Program
  • Pharmacy College
  • Respiratory Therapy Program

Employees of ACLS Recertification and our affiliates and employee relatives up to the third degree of consanguinity are prohibited from joining the contest.

Amount: up to $2,000

DEADLINE: December 31

For more information, please click here.

 

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Foundation Scholarship & Grant Program

Offers a variety of scholarships. For more details, please visit http://www.aanp-foundation.org

Amount: varies per scholarship

DEADLINE: October 25

Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program

The College of Nursing must nominate a student. For more information to see if you qualify, please be in contact with VU's Nursing College.

An eligible student is:

1. Nursing or anesthesia students who plan to enter a component of the US Army and are enrolled in a     program not funded by a component of the US Army.

2. Nursing or anesthesia students who have previously served in a component of the US Army.

3.Army Nurse Corps officers in a component of the US Army enrolled in a  baccalaureate or graduate nursing or nurse anesthesia program not funded by a component of the US Army.

4. Army enlisted soldiers in a component of the US Army enrolled in a baccalaureate nursing program not funded by a component of the US Army.

 

5.Nursing or anesthesia students whose parent(s), spouse and/or children are or have served in a component of the US Army.  

  Students who receive a ROTC scholarship are not eligible; however, ROTC students not receiving a scholarship are eligible. Because ANCA does not have an official affiliation with the Army Nurse Corps or the U.S. Army, there is no military service obligation incurred by the student who receives scholarship funds through this program. Questions concerning service in the military should be directed to a military recruiter.


Amount: $3000
DEADLINE: March 31

If you have questions about the program, please visit http://e-anca.org/ANCAEduc.htm

Blue Sky Family Dental Scholarship

Eligible students must be U.S. citizens enrolled in a dental, health science, or nursing program at an accredited school and possess a 3.00 or higher GPA.  An essay is required.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: December 10

For more information and application, please visit Blue Sky Family Dental's website.

 

CampusRN Scholarship Fund

Awarded to needy and deserving nursing students. An essay is required.

Amount: $2,500

DEADLINE: April 1


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Clara Barton Nursing Scholarship

Applicant:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Working towards a degree in the Nursing field
  • Consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on OnlineNursingPrograms.net, if required to upon notification of winning the award.

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: October 1

 To apply, please visit  http://www.onlinenursingprograms.net/academic-scholarship/

CollegeClasses.com Healthcare and Nursing Scholarship Award

Awarded to student pursuing degree in healthcare or nursing.

Applicant must:

1. Be legal resident of United States

2. Be 16 years of age or older

3. Be enrolled or applying for enrollment in degree program

4. Consent not allow CollegeClasses.com to display your name, photograph, and educational aspirations if selected as winner

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: May 1

For more information and application, please visit CollegeClasses.com's website.

 

CPAP Shop Essay College Scholarship

For students pursuing a medical college degree related to sleep or a related program. An essay regarding lack of sleep or CPAP is required.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: May 1

For more information and essay questions, please visit CPAP Shop's website.

 

Dr. Bertha Beazley Memorial Endowed Scholarship

 
For a woman who will be junior or senior in a medical field. Must be have been Indiana resident for at least 1 year.
 
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: February 15
For more information or application, please visit www.bpwindiana.org

HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program

The Nursing Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of registered nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities by helping needy students complete their registered nurse training. In exchange for the scholarship, upon graduation, the newly minted nurses work at these types of facilities for at least 2 years.

Amount: Up to full tuition plus stipend

DEADLINE: June 1

For more information, please go to http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/scholarships/nursing/

Just Home Medical Health Care Leaders Scholarship

How to Apply:

Make a video answering the question found on their website

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited US school.
  • Must be in some type of health care program, whether they’re studying to be a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, physical therapist, dentist or medical technician. 
  • Must be a legal US resident.
  • Cannot be an employee or relative of JustHomeMedical.com.
  • Funds will be sent directly to the winner’s school.
  • By applying, the winner grants us full permission to use their video on our site.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: December 31

 

La Porte Hospital Foundation Scholarships

The criteria below must be met for each scholarship listed for the category of La Porte Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Opportunities:

1. Student must be in their freshman or sophomore year
2. Be enrolled in a health career field
3. Resident of LRHS service area (La Porte County, southeast Berrien County, eastern St. Joseph County, and northern Starke  County) OR
4. Be current LRHS employee, child of an LRHS employee, La Porte Hospital Auxiliary member, volunteer, or enrollees in training institutions affiliated with or directly related to LRHS.

1. Door Prairie Painters Scholarship
Amount: varies based on results of fundraiser

2. Harold and Marcy Bowen Scholarship
Amount: $500

3. LaPorte Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship
Amount: $750-$1,000

4. Walter Hrankaj Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

 
The criteria below must be met for each scholarship listed for the category of La Porte Hospital Scholarship Opportunities:

1. Resident of LRHS service area (La Porte County, southeast Berrien County, eastern St. Joseph County, and northern Starke  County) OR
2. Be current LRHS employee, child of an LRHS employee, La Porte Hospital Auxiliary member, volunteer, or enrollees in training institutions affiliated with or directly related to LRHS.

1. Kemp Family Scholarship
In addition to the above criteria, student must be enrolled in the third or fourth year nursing BS degree
Amount: $1500

2. La Porte Hospital Foundation Scholarship
In addition to the above criteria, the student must be an undergraduate junior, senior, or fifth year senior, requiring 5 years of study in any healthcare program.
Amount: no amount specified

3. Elizabeth and Eugene Siefker Scholarship
In addition to the above criteria, student must be enrolled in a health career field.
Amount: $500

4. Richard M. Sisson Scholarship
In addition to the above criteria, student must also be enrolled in a nursing program.
Amount: $1000

*La Porte Hospital Foundation Magnuson Scholarship*

Eligibility:
1. Available to LRHS employees seeking an advanced degree in health care
2. A current La Porte Regional Health System employee

Amount: no amount specified

**Awards/Loan Programs**
There are certain requirements that must be met for the following, otherwise, the awards turn into loans.

*La Porte Hospital Foundation Kepler Award/Loan Program*

Eligibility:
1. Student studying to become a physician
2. Accepted into a medical school
Amount: up to $75,000

*La Porte Hospital Foundation Rumely Memorial Award/Loan Program*

Eligibility:
1. Must be entering junior or senior year in preparation for a health care career in fields directly employed by La Porte Regional Health System.
Amount: up to $6000

*La Porte Regional Health System Critical Occupations Award/Loan Program*
Eligibility:

1. Pursuing careers in occupations that have been deemed as critical shortage areas
2. In their final year of training
Amount: up to $10,000

The DEADLINE for all scholarships, awards/loans is March 15
For more information or application, please visit the Financial Aid Office, or go on-line to www.iuhealth.org/laporte/foundation

 

The Lukach Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist individuals to advance in his or her education within the healthcare field.

Eligibility:

1. Must be currently employed in and pursuing additional education in the healthcare field
2. Must be able to provide evidence of application to educational program in the healthcare field
3. Must be resident of northwest Indiana


Amount:  $1,000

DEADLINE: July 31

For more information or application, please visit www.VNAportercounty.org

 

Medical Assistant Schools Healthcare Scholarship

Applicant: 

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Working towards a relevant degree in the Healthcare or Medical field
  • Consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on MedicalAssistantSchools.org, if required to upon notification of winning the award.

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: October 1

To apply, please visit http://www.medicalassistantschools.org/academic-scholarship/

Medical Billing and Coding Healthcare Scholarship

Applicant: 

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Working towards a relevant degree in the Healthcare or Medical field
  • Consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on MedicalBillingandCoding.org, if required to upon notification of winning the award.

Amount: $500
DEADLINE: October 1

To apply, please visit http://www.medicalbillingandcoding.org/academic-scholarship/

MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com Therapy Professionals Scholarship

Medicare Supplemental Insurance is pleased to offer scholarships in support of disability awareness. Qualified applicants are welcome to submit an essay of 500-1000 words detailing what they hope to achieve throughout their time in a therapy related career.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: December 15

Nurses Foundation of Racine Scholarships

  • Must be a resident of Kenosha, Racine, or Walworth County in Wisconsin
  • Must be student of associate, baccalaureate, or graduate nursing program
  • Must have completed one semester of the nursing program
  • Must be a student in good academic standing
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to the nursing profession

Amount: varies

DEADLINE: February 28

For more information and application, please visit the Financial Aid Office.

NursesLink.org Scholarships

We are committed to helping nursing students realize their dreams by providing them with complete and accurate school information, free training courses and scholarship opportunities.

Please visit nurseslink.org for more information.

 

Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship

The Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship is an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to an aspiring nurse who is currently enrolled in a nursing program at a college or university or is a high school student who has been accepted into a school with a nursing program. The applicant must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher and be a legal resident of the U.S. or hold a valid student VISA.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: August 1

For more information, please visit their website.

 

Nursing Scholarships

For more information about additional nursing scholarships and grants, please visit the College of Nursing website.

NursingTrack.com Scholarship

Open to an undergraduate or graduate student in a nursing program.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: August 31

For more information and how to apply, please visit NursingTrack.com's website.


 

Nursing Home Abuse Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution
  • A US citizen
  • Already receiving some type of financial aid
  • Getting a degree in:
    • Nursing (a background in geriatrics is preferred),
    • Social Work,
    • Psychology, or
    • Healthcare Administration

Student must be considering using to work with the senior citizen population or to help combat nursing home abuse with their degree.

Amount: $5,000

DEADLINE: Application open from January 15 5o February 15.

For more information and application, please visit http://www.nursinghomeabuse.net/

Online Nursing Programs Academic Scholarships

Applicants must be pursuing a degree with an emphasis on nursing or health care administration, including:

  • Master of Family Nurse Practitioner Programs
  • Master of Nursing Programs
  • Master of Health Care Management Programs
  • Master of Nurse Midwifery Programs
  • Master of Nursing: Nurse Practitioner Programs
  • Master of Nursing Administration Programs
  • Master of Health Administration Programs
  • Master of Health Informatics Programs
  • ASN
  • BSN
  • LPN
  • LVN
  • CN
Eligibility criteria:
 
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
  • Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on OnlineNursingPrograms.net, if required to upon notification of winning the award.
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: September 1 each year
 
For more information and application, please go to: http://www.onlinenursingprograms.net/nursing-degree-academic-scholarship/

Pediatric Dentist of Tomorrow Scholarship

For students entering the dental field.

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: March 15

 

Porter County Health Occupations Scholarship


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
1. Applicant must be a resident of Porter County and be a U. S. Citizen.
2. Applicant must be in good standing at an Indiana accredited public or private college or university or technical school.
3. Applicant must be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year in college.
4. Applicant must be enrolled in a health-related field of study.

Amount: none specified

DEADLINE: May 1

For more application, please visit Porter County Community Foundation's website.

Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship

The Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship, is sponsored by B4 Brands. It is offered to non-traditional, fulltime students pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing.  All scholarship winners receive a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 payable directly to the institution in which they are enrolled.

Undergraduate nursing programs are those offering an associate or bachelor’s degree in nursing.  Non-traditional students are those students who postponed the pursuit of a college degree after high school, or had their college careers interrupted, and instead entered the workforce, or military or fulfilled a family or non-profit obligation.

ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Enrolled in a fulltime undergraduate nursing program working toward an associate or bachelor’s degree
- Non-traditional student, defined as a student that did not immediately continue their education after high school (at least a 3-year gap between high school and enrollment in a college or university)

Note: Past winners and applicants of this scholarship are eligible to re-apply in future years.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: August 31

RNtoBSNOnlineProgram.com Scholarship Program

An essay is required as to why you want to become a nurse. It must be at least 400 words.

Amount: $500

DEADLINE: July 31

For more information, please visit their website.

Smile for the Future Scholarship

Awarded to students pursing a career in medicine or other healthcare related field or industry. An essay is required.

Amount: $1,000

DEADLINE: February 15

For more information, please visit their website.


 Starke County Scholarships

 

*Elise Anderson Scholarship*

Eligibility:
1. Male or female Starke County resident
2. Completed at least ONE year of college to further their nursing education
Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: May 15

*Frances E. Myers Medical Scholarship*

Eligibility:
1. Male or female Starke County resident
2. Completed at least TWO years of college to further their medical education
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: May 15

For more information, please visit the Financial Aid Office.

For an application, please:
Call Sandra Hanson at 574-772-3781   OR
Write to Starke County Scholarship Foundation at 2480 South 350 East, Knox, Indiana 46534-9239.

Tricia Marie Simpson Russell Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Applicant Guidelines:

1. Must be able to provide evidence of application to or current enrollment in a nursing education program
2. Preference is given to singe parent with dependent children
3. Applicant must complete the application and self appraisal and letters of reference.

Amount: $2000
DEADLINE: February 1

For more information and application, please visit www.VNAportercounty.org.

William M. Reiss Foundation Scholarship Fund

Eligibility:
1. Limited to graduates of publicly supported high schools located within the city limits of Belleville, Ill.
2. Students working toward a degree in medicine, but not nursing, are excluded

Amount: based on need
DEADLINE: May 1

For more information or application, please visit the Financial Aid Office.