Nursing Scholarships

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

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

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

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/

 

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 thescholarship, 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/

Indiana Nursing Scholarship Fund Program

Administered by the State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana. Applications available in the Office of Financial Aid or at http://www.in.gov/ssaci/2343.htm.

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 March15
For more information or application, please visit the Financial Aid Office, or go on-line to www.laportehealth.org.

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

Amount:  varies year to year

DEADLINE: June 30

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

 

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/

Nurses Foundation of Racine Scholarships

  • Must be a resident of Kenosha, Racine, or Walworth County in Wisconsin
  • Must be student of associate, baccalaureate, or gradute 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.

Nursing Scholarships

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

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/

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 1

*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 1

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: $1000
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.