Scholarships in Nursing

Geraldine Gee Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of Boone County who plans to study nursing at the start of their sophomore year. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Bernice Pickens Parsons Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of West Virginia; preference will be given to Jackson County residents. Applicant must be planning to major in the fields of library science, nursing, or para-professional training in the legal field. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

Peggy Kaye Nursing Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a student on the Portalnd campus of Walla Walla College. Selection is based on financial need.

Bill and Mary Russell Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be accepted and enrolled in an approved nursing or health care related program. Applicant must reside within the Heartland Foundation service region which includes the following counties in Missouri: Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Platte, Ray, and Worth; in Iowa: Decatur, Fremont, Page, Ringgold, and Taylor; in Kansas: Atchison, Brown, Doniphan, and Nemaha; and in Nebraska: Nemaha and Richardson.

Knights of Pythias Scholarship

Award: $1,880, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an Arizona resident, demonstrate financial need by filing FAFSA, and have declared a major.

Centennial Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31; March 31; June 30

Applicant must be accepted into an accredited nursing program in Oregon and be taking courses offered in the nursing curriculum (not pre-requisite courses) with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection will be based upon leadership abilities/experiences; experiences with other cultures, minority groups, and under-served populations; career plans in nursing; and reasons for needing scholarship funds. Letter of Acceptance from nursing program, official transcript of all college coursework, and signed GPA form are required to be submitted.

Camille R. Torner Tuition Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be fully enrolled in the basic BSN program or Accelerated Second Degree BSN program as stated on the applicant's School of Nursing Plan of Study. Minimum 3.0 GPA and good academic standing 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.

Geraldine Elsasser Zahars Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a current or past female graduate of a high school in Elyria, OH, who desire to attend nurses training. FAFSA and Student Aid Report are required.

Professional Nursing Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a resident of Texas and be enrolled at least part-time in a program leading to licensing as a professional nurse at a Texas public college or university. Selection is based upon financial need.

Air Force ROTC: Express Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be nominated by Air Force ROTC staff members.

Air Force 3-1/2 Year Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant is required to have a GPA of 2.5 in science, technical or nursing disciplines, GPA of 3.5 required in non-technical disciplines.

Air Force Three-Year Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 15

Applicant is required to have a GPA of 2.5 in science, technical or nursing disciplines, GPA 2.5 required in non-technical disciplines.

Air Force Two-Year Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant is required to have a GPA of 2.65 in science, technical or nursing disciplines, GPA of 3.0 required in non-technical disciplines.

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.

North Carolina League for Nursing Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a legal resident of North Carolina and have completed a minimum of six semester hours of course work in their graduate program of study.

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.

June Miller Nursing Education Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of the Greater Los Angeles Area who is committed to pursuing a career in nursing. Selection is based upon academic ability, ability to state goals, potential to reach goals, personal commitment, and financial need.

Hospice and Pallative Nurses Foundation (HPNF) End of Life Nursing Care Research Grant

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 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. Project must ready for implementation and be completed within one year. Signed Research Grant Agreement is required. Preference will be given to Sigma Theta Tau International and/or HPNF members, other qualifications being equal.

Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Research Grant

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a registered nurse with a current license and hold a master's degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program. Project must be ready for implantation and can be completed within one year. Signed Research Grant Agreement and membership in good standing of the MNRS and Sigma Theta Tau International are required.

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.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 18

Applicant must be a member of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses enrolled in an accredited LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, or graduate nursing program. Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred; two letters of recommendation, essay, resume, and transcripts must be submitted.

Mary Ann Reinert Nursing Scholarship

Award: $300, Deadline: July 1

Selection is based upon description of career goals, volunteer and work experience, awards/honors, letters of recommendation, transcript, class rank, GPA, and financial need. Applicant must be enrolled full-time in an approved nursing or other health-related program and must be a resident in the Heartland Foundation service region.

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.

M.D.

Award: $750, Deadline: April 20

Applicant must be a resident of Missouri and under the age of 21 who is unmarried and a descendant of a veteran with at least 90 days active service in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard who received an Honorable Discharge for such service. Applicant must be attending an accredited college/university as a full-time student training to be a registered nurse. Application and photocopy of veteran's discharge or separation notice are required to be submitted.

Marguerite Mc'Alpin Memorial Scholarship

Award: $300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Washington resident who is the child, grandchild or great grandchild of a veteran or have served in the Armed Forces themselves.