Scholarship Information
AACN Scholarships and Financial Resources for Nursing Students
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for America's baccalaureate- and higher-degree nursing education programs. AACN's educational, research, governmental advocacy, data collection, publications, and other programs work to establish quality standards for bachelor's- and graduate-degree nursing education, assist deans and directors to implement those standards, influence the nursing profession to improve health care, and promote public support of baccalaureate and graduate education, research, and practice in nursing— the nation's largest health care profession. Visit their website for specific scholarships and resource information at: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Education/financialaid.htm
Army ROTC Nurse Officer Program
This program provides scholarship, leadership, and job opportunities to prospective college nursing students. http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/courses-and-colleges/programs/nursing.html
Exceptional Nurse.Com
Awards a $250 scholarship to a qualified student with a disability. Preference is given to undergraduates. http://www.exceptionalnurse.com/scholarship.html
College Resource Network
A free scholarship search engine and college planning website. Right now, there is over 10 million dollars in nursing scholarships listed on their database. You can visit the nursing scholarship page at: http://www.collegeresourcenetwork.com/scholarship/majors/nursing
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
NAHN awards $2,000 annually to students earning a master's degree in a maternal-child nursing program and $1,000 to student members enrolled in any level nursing program, including baccalaureate. http://nahnnet.org/
National Association of Neonatal Nurses
NANN offers scholarships for members pursuing a BSN or graduate degree in neonatal nursing or nursing administration. http://www.nann.org/
National Black Nurses Association
NBNA offers a Student Nurse of the Year award to an NBNA member in pursuit of a baccalaureate or other advanced nursing degree. Click here for more information.
Nurse Loan Repayment and Scholarship Program
This program is administered by The Division of Nursing at HRSA, is available for registered nurses. Participants must serve at a health facility in an underserved area to receive loan repayments. http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/loanrepay.htm
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
The foundation awards academic scholarships specifically for students pursuing bachelor's degrees. http://www.ons.org/Awards
Baptist Memorial Health Care Grants
Baptist Memorial Health Care in Memphis will award $1 million in educational grants to nursing and allied health students within the next year. The grant program will cover the last 2 years of tuition for full-time students enrolled in a 4-year program and both years for students enrolled in a 2-year program. Students, including Baptist employees and family members, must already by accepted to an approved program or school and agree to work for Baptist after graduation to qualify for a grant. The grant program is an extension of a program started at the Baptist College of Health Sciences in 2002. For more information see http://www.baptistonline.org/services/educational/nursing_grant.asp
Lakeland Health & Healing Scholarships and Grants
Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph, MI, provides several scholarships and grants for educational opportunities to ensure that Lakeland associates, volunteers, auxilians, and members of the community are equipped with the knowledge to give the best and most advanced health care. The Allan and Vera Buckalew Memorial Nursing Scholarship assists Lakeland Hospital associates or volunteers who are in the final year of a RN curriculum or to RN's pursuing advanced nursing education. The Frederick S. Upton Memorial Nursing scholarship supports Lakeland Hospital associates or volunteers who are entering their last year of a RN curriculum. The James W. Tiscornia Memorial Nursing Scholarship, established in 1992, supports Lakeland associates in the beginning of their second, third, or fourth year of a RN curriculum. The Whirlpool Foundation Nursing Scholarship, established in 1991, assists Lakeland Hospital volunteers or associates who are in their last year of a RN curriculum. Student nurse tech's are also eligible to apply for scholarships.

To qualify for a scholarship, students must demonstrate academic excellence in their field of study and carry a minimum of 3.0 GPA. Additional eligibility criteria are stated with each scholarship. To apply for a scholarship or grant, applicants must complete an application prior to May 1 of each year. Applicants must also submit high school and/or college transcripts and 2 letter of recommendation from teachers, counselors, or administrators who are aware of the applicant's academic standing. A wallet-size photo or copy of driver's license is also required. If you are interested in applying or need additional information, contact Lakeland Health Foundation at (616) 927-5142.
After College/AACN Scholarship
AfterCollege, the leading employment website for nursing/allied health care students and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) have partnered to offer this new scholarship program for students pursuing professional nursing education programs. This scholarship program supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. To apply, visit http://www.aftercollege.com/content/article/aftercollege_aacn_scholarship/655400592/ AfterCollege’s wishes to make it easier than ever for students to research hospitals’ training programs, as well as access the information needed to make well-informed career decisions. Your customized Job Resource Center provides employment, networking, and scholarship tools to students, alumni, and employers.
CampusRN Registered Nurse Jobs & Scholarships
Click here to search thousands of Entry Level Jobs & Externships through CampusRN. For scholarship opportunities, click here.
Zeta Epsilon Research Grant
For more information on the grant, click here.