Scholarships in Nursing, Perioperative

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.

AORN Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a nursing program who is in a baccalaureate, masters, or doctoral program. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

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.

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.

Myra Whitaker Maybee Nursing Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must meet all regular admissions requirements and plan to major in nursing, specifically preoperative nursing. Minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA required. Priority given to students from rural communities.

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.