Scholarships in Nursing Administration (post-r.n.)

Commonwealth of Virginia Nurse Educator Scholarship Program

Award: $20,000, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be accepted as a full-/part-time student in a school of nursing program.

Nursing Economics Foundation Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a registered nurse with a career interest in nursing leadership, administration, or management. Selection is based upon work experience, educational history, honors and awards, published works, presentations and lectures, community service, and GRE or MAT test scores. Must be a US citizen, and show evidence of leadership.

Nursing Education Loan

Award: -, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be enrolled in six credits per semester.

Memorial Education Fellowship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Specified fields of study change each year. Applicant must be a woman maintaining a legal residence in Massachusetts for at least five years and must be sponsored by the president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts club in her community of legal residence. Applicant must also submit letter of reference, personal letter, and transcript. Interview is required. SASE required.

Upward Bound Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a R.N., L.P.N., or C.N.A., be a member of or be sponsored by a member of NADONA/LTC, and be employed in Long Term Care with plans to remain employed in Long Term Care for at least years after graduation. Applicant must submit an essay of at least 100 words describing why they are seeking the degree.

M. Elizabeth Carnegie Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a black registered nurse and member of a professional nursing organization, be enrolled in a doctoral program in nursing or a nursing-related field, and be a U.S. citizen or have officially declared desire to become one. Selection is based upon academic achievement and evidence of service to the profession. Applicant must submit GRE or MAT scores. Send $20 check by February 1 to cover postage and handling when requesting application.

Nurses Educational Funds Scholarships

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a registered nurse who is a member of a professional nursing association, enrolled as a student in a NLNAC- or CCNE-accredited nursing masters or doctoral program in a nursing or nursing related field with a minimum 3.6 GPA. GRE or MAT scores are not required. A $20 feel is required to cover processing of the online application.

Rosemary Berkel Crisp Research Award

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a registered nurse with a current license, hold a master's or doctoral degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program, and have a project that is ready for implementation. Membership in Sigma Theta Tau International is required. Some preference given to Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, and Tennessee residents.

Association of periOperating Registered Nurses (AORN) Foundation Grant

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must have a master's degree in nursing, be a registered nurse with a master's degree and a current license in the perioperative setting or applicant must be a registered nurse who demonstrates interest in or significant contributions to perioperative nursing practice. AORN research application must be sumbitted. Priority is given to research studies that relate to the AORN research priorities. Membership in either AORN or Sigma Theta Tau is acceptable but not required.

Robert E. Bass Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an adult learner pursuing a medical, nursing, or business degree. FAFSA and Student Aid Report are required. Award amount is determined by committee.

Goodman-Goldstein VFW Post 6909

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an established undergraduate student who is a member or relative of a member of a VFW post. Selection is based upon academic achievement and financial need. FAFSA (due by April 1) and Pell eligibility are required. 'Traveling Scholarship' (awarded to a student in a different college each year). 2008-09 scholarship will be awarded to a student in the College of Nursing.

Allen H. and Nydia Meyers Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a student residing in a Lenawee County School District who is graduating from a Lenawee County High School. Appliacnt must be planning to attend a school of higher education and major in aeronautics or the sciences/allied fields.

Health Research Training Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a New York City resident who is attending a metropolitan New York City school. The program offers internships in public health research, community outreach and education, fieldwork, laboratory work and administration to all college undergraduates, graduate, and professional school students.

Inger Lawrence-M.R. Bauer Foundation Advanced Nursing Studies Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of the Greater Los Angeles Area who is committed to continuing the academic pursuit of a degree in nursing. Selection is based upon the applicant's potential to achieve goals, personal courage, and financial need.

Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) Grant

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a registered nurse with a current license, hold a master's degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program, have a project that is ready for implementation and can be completed in one year, and have a signed Research Grant Agreement. Preference will be given to Sigma Theta Tau International and/or WIN members, other qualifications being equal.

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) Grant

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a registered nurse with a master's degree, current license, and enrollment in a doctoral program. Project must be ready for implementation and be completed within one year. Signed Research Grant Agreement must be submitted. Membership in Sigma Theta Tau International or ANAC is required. Preference will be given to Sigma Theta Tau International and/or ANAC members, other qualifications being equal.

Stephanie Carroll Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be sponsored by a NADONA member-long term care related field.

PRN Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be in good standing in Alpha Tau Delta.

Albert E. And Florence W. Newton Nurse Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 14

Applicant must be a license R.N. from a Rhode Island seeking a baccalaureate or graduate nursing degree. Preference will be given to students intending to practice nursing in Rhode Island.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Orfalea Scholarship Award

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or Ventura County high school graduate enrolling or already enrolled at an accredited vocational school, community college, or four-year college or university. Applicant must be an early childhood education or teaching major, or any major provided applicant is able to meet at least one of the following requirements: has a documented learning difference/is a non-traditional learner; is under 24 years of age and has a parent employed as a nurse, teacher (pre-K to grade 12), or at a non-profit agency; is under the age of 24 and is the child of a single parent; has completed the Montana Yellowstone Expedition Summer Program.

Auxiliary of Radford Community Hospital/CNRVMC Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a resident of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, or Pulaski Counties or a resident of the city of Radford who is a high school graduate or student with a GED. Applicant must be pursuing a career in nursing or a related health profession (excluding those who intend to become physicians). Financial need and above average academic ability are required.

Health Research and Educational Trust Health Career Scholarships

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicants must be New Jersey residents. They must be undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors or graduate students enrolled in a nursing, allied health professions, healthcare administration or hospital administration degree program. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the quality of the personal essay submitted as part of the application.

H.M. Muffly Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: October 31

Applicants must be Colorado residents who are planning to practice nursing in Colorado. They must be juniors or seniors working towards the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Registered Nurses (RNs) pursuing the bachelor's degree or higher in a school of nursing; practicing RNs pursuing a doctoral degree in nursing or second- or third-year Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students. Undergraduates must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher, and graduate students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Selection is based on GPA, financial need, recommendations, community involvement and commitment to professional practice in Colorado.

Phillips/Laird Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicants must be members of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) who are enrolled in a bachelor's or graduate degree program in nursing with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to applicants who live or work in MNA District 13. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular activities, stated career goals and leadership.

Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 14

Applicants must be Pennsylvania residents who are enrolled in or have been accepted into a Pennsylvania nursing program in licensed practical nursing, registered nursing or graduate-level nursing practice. They must have completed at least one course in nursing and must have a B average or better. Previous recipients of this scholarship are ineligible. Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership ability, extracurricular activities and professional dedication to nursing.

South Carolina Nurses Foundation Nurses Care Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 31

Applicants must be South Carolina residents and be enrolled in an undergraduate registered nurse (RN) degree program or a graduate degree program in nursing. They must be in good academic standing, have plans to practice nursing in South Carolina after graduation and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Critical Care Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be California residents pursuing a degree in healthcare/nursing. Students are required to submit an essay on the designated topic found on the website. After applicants are narrowed down, the essays will then need to be shared on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or other social networking page and receive votes. Contest runs quarterly.

AvaCare Mdical Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicants must be at least 13 years of age, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen. Students must be studying or planning on studying a medicine related field. Students must be at least a high school senior. AvaCare Medical offers an annual scholarship for an inspiring act of kindness. Selection is based on judge scores as well as public votes. Submission may be in the form of a blog post, an image or a short video clip. Finalists are selected based on content, creativity and quality of work.