Nursing Scholarships

Scholarships open to students studying to become Nurses.

AAC’s Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Addiction Centers
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Open to full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students who are entering or enrolled in an academic program in nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other curriculum that focuses on treating mental health and substance use disorders.

Geraldine “Polly’ Bednash Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | CastleBranch
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CastleBranch (see link for details). Applicant must also have at least a 3.2 GPA in current program or at last school attended.

Lillian Cooper Droke Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Mental Health America | Thomas M. Droke
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in college or technical training who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. Other students pursing a career in the mental health field may also be considered if no eligible mental health consumer applies.

Linda Lyons Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Mental Health America
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursing a career in mental health.

Mae & Mary Legacy Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Mae & Mary Legacy Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American high school seniors in the United States. Applicant must be planning on pursuing a career in the health care profession.

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicant must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field.

Nursing Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Illinois Department of Public Health
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Illinois who are enrolled in or accepted for admission to a nursing program in Illinois that is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and agree to the nurse employment or nurse educator employment obligations.

Patricia Pownder Connolly Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Mental Health America | Rupert and Elizabeth Pownder
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a degree in the mental health fields, such as psychiatry, psychology, sociology, social work, counseling, psychiatric nursing, and rehabilitation counseling.

United Health Foundation Louis Stokes Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019extended to April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Black and African-American students who are enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program and pursuing, or planning to pursue, a degree in a health-related subject during the 2019-2010 academic school year.

William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center
Amount: Up to $2,750 per year
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are members of one of the underrepresented groups in the registered nursing profession. Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited school of nursing and seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio.

Albertson & Davidson College Scholarship
Sponsor: Albertson & Davidson, LLP
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2019 semester. Applicant must submit an infographic on warning signs of dementia or warning signs of nursing home abuse.

FOSRX/FAST Scholarship
Sponsor: Factor One Source Pharmacy
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are affected by hemophilia, a bleeding disorder, or a complex or chronic condition. Applicant must have been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder, an immunodeficiency, or any complex or chronic condition listed in their “Treated Conditions” menu. Preference will be given to students interested in science, healthcare, medical, or pharmacy fields.

National Sackette Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: AMVETS National Ladies Auxiliary
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a Nursing School. Applicant must be sponsored by a Sackette Unit.

NCJW | LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties. Applicant must be trying to better their lives through education in the aftermath of trauma, loss and other setbacks. There are scholarships open to all majors and specific scholarships for non-traditional students, parents, nursing majors, education majors, and Film/Television/Cinema/Theater majors.

Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Sponsor: Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Illinois residents who are registered nurses in the State of Illinois and have acceptance to a University Nurse Practitioner Program.

Save a Life Scholarship
Sponsor: American Academy of CPR & First Aid, Inc.
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in, or applying to enroll within the next academic year, in a degree program in the fields of healthcare or education, at an accredited U.S. university.

Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship
Sponsor: A Place for Mom
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. Applicant must have the intent of pursing a career that involves working with senior citizens. Applicant must submit an essay or video answering the following question: What are the most important life lessons that you have learned from a grandparent or other senior in your life?

Stronger Scholarship
Sponsor: Healthline & NORD
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current juniors and seniors in pursuit of an undergraduate degree (as of fall 2019) who have demonstrated involvement in the advancement of rare and/or chronic disease(s), either through research, patient advocacy, raising awareness, or community building.

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society Scholarship
Sponsor: Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students seeking education in wound, ostomy and continence nursing care.

Aging Matters Scholarship
Sponsor: SeniorCare.com
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshman and current college students who will be enrolled during the Fall of 2019. Applicant must be caring for an aging loved one, working within the senior community, or intending to pursue a career that will have an impact on the elder population.

ANTHC Scholarship
Sponsor: Alaska Native Tribal health Consortium
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Alaska Native and American Indian students who are permanent Alaska residents, interested in working in a health care related field, and currently enrolled in a formal education or training program.

Healthcare Administration and Management Scholarship
Sponsor: Healthcare Administration Degree Programs
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students studying healthcare administration and management. Applicant must submit an essay on their career plans in the area of healthcare administration and why they have chosen the field.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Amount: Monthly stipend of $1,383 for the 2019-2020 academic year
Closing Date: May 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens, national and lawful permanent residents who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a professional nursing degree program at an accredited school of nursing located in the United States.

Nursing Education Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: National League for Nursing
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: May 29, 2019
Description: Scholarships are awarded to nurses pursuing advanced degrees in preparation for a career as a full-time academic nurse educator.

AED Superstore $1,000 College Scholarship
Sponsor: AED Superstore
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

HFA Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: Hemophilia Federation of America
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students with a bleeding disorder or closely related to someone with a bleeding disorder (parent/sibling/child) and seeking a post-secondary education from a college, university or trade school. Most scholarships are open to students of all majors, but there is one scholarship open to students pursing a degree in the medical/healthcare services field.

Saidie Orr Dunbar Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: American Lung Association
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted to a nursing degree program in an institution of higher learning and must practice in Oregon upon graduation. Particular emphasis will be given to preparation in public health nursing.

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to American Indian college students enrolled in a nursing or health education program.

CIA Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Central Infusion Alliance (CIA)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States (or students holding a valid student visa) who are enrolled in a two or four-year U.S. based college. Applicant must submit an essay on how a healthcare worker had made the difference in their life or someone they know.

Sandusky County Communities Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Sandusky County Communities Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students who attended a high school in Sandusky County (Ohio) high school and is currently enrolled and has completed (by June 1, 2019) one year in a health care associate program or a minimum of two years in a health care bachelor or graduate degree program.

West Virginia Center for Nursing Scholarships
Sponsor: West Virginia Center for Nursing
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students seeking RN or LPN status as well as students pursuing ADN and BSN degrees. Recipient will be required to practice nursing in West Virginia for one or two years following program completion (see website for details.

Providian Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Providian Medical Equipment
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 16 years of age and older who are graduating high school seniors and current college students in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum.

AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.

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