Nursing Scholarships

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First 10 Nursing scholarships:
Health Professions Education Foundation Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships (LVN to ADN)
 
Amount:
Up to $8000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
October 1
To be eligible for the Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship, the applicant must: be currently accepted or enrolled in a Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing program in California be free from any other service obligation have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California graduate after January 31, 2015 be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years complete and submit your application through CalREACH by October 1.
Contact:
Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 Phone (within California): (800) 773-1669 Phone (outside California): (916) 326-3640 Fax: (916) 324-6585 E-mail: hpef-email@oshpd.ca.gov Website: www.healthprofessions.ca.gov
Health Professions Education Foundation Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship (ADN)
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
October 1
To be eligible for the Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship, the applicant must: be currently accepted or enrolled in an Associate Degree nursing program in California be free from any other service obligation have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California graduate after January 31, 2015 be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years complete and submit your application through CalREACH by October 1. Those awarded the Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship may receive up to $10,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Qualified facilities include those designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) as a medically underserved area (MUA), health professional shortage area (HPSA), county, state or veterans facility.
Contact:
Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 Phone (within California): (800) 773-1669 Phone (outside California): (916) 326-3640 Fax: (916) 324-6585 E-mail: hpef-email@oshpd.ca.gov Website: www.healthprofessions.ca.gov
Health Professions Education Foundation -Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship (BSN)
 
Amount:
Up to $13,000
Awards:
several
Deadline:
October 1
To be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship, the applicant must: be currently accepted or enrolled in a Bachelor Degree nursing program in California be free from any other service obligation have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California graduate after January 31, 2015 be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years complete and submit your application through CalREACH by October 1. Those awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship may receive up to $13,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Qualified facilities include those designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) as a medically underserved area (MUA), health professional shortage area (HPSA), county, state, or veteran facility.
Contact:
Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 Phone (within California): (800) 773-1669 Phone (outside California): (916) 326-3640 Fax: (916) 324-6585 E-mail: hpef-email@oshpd.ca.gov Website: www.healthprofessions.ca.gov
Health Professions Education Foundation Vocational Nurse Scholarship (VNSP)
 
Amount:
Up to $4000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
October 1
To be eligible for the Vocational Nurse Scholarship, the applicant must: be currently accepted or enrolled in a Vocational Nurse program in California, be free from any other service obligation, have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California, graduate after January 31, 2015. be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years complete and submit your application through CalREACH by October 1. Those awarded the Vocational Nurse Scholarship may receive up to $4,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Qualified facilities include those designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) as a medically underserved area (MUA), health professional shortage area (HPSA), county, state or veterans facility.
Contact:
Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 Phone (within California): (800) 773-1669 Phone (outside California): (916) 326-3640 Fax: (916) 324-6585 E-mail: hpef-email@oshpd.ca.gov
Health Professions Education Scholarship (HPSP)
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
October 1
Students who are enrolled or accepted into Dentist, Dental Hygienists, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, Physician Assistant and Clinical Nurse Specialists programs. An awardee commits to work full-time or 32 hours per week after graduating with a degree for a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care in a medically underserved area (MUA) in California. Must be free from any other service obligation. Must have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California. Graduate after January 31, 2015. Be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years complete and submit your application through CalREACH by October 1.
Contact:
Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 Phone (within California): (800) 773-1669 Phone (outside California): (916) 326-3640 Fax: (916) 324-6585 E-mail: hpef-email@oshpd.ca.gov Website: www.healthprofessions.ca.gov
The Hispanocare Student Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 3
Students of Latino descent (having at least 1 parent of Hispanic origin) who have graduated from an accredited high school with a composite ACT score of 21. Must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 point scale or 4.0 or more on a 5.0 point scale, or have a minimum score of 250 for a GED. Students must be citizens, nationals, or have lawful permanent residence in the United States and must reside in Illinois. Students studies must be in the healthcare arena, i.e., medicine, nursing, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, allied health, or schools offering graduate programs in public health or clinical psychology or any other healthcare field.
Contact:
Phone: 773.296.7157 Website: www.advocatehealth.com
Sharps Compliance Scholarship Essay Contest
 
Amount:
$750-$1500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
October 31
To be eligible to win Sharps' scholarship, you must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen and have been accepted to, or be currently enrolled in an accredited university for the Spring semester in healthcare related studies. Proof of eligibility may be required.
Contact:
Sharps Compliance, Inc., 9220 Kirby Drive, Ste. 500, Houston, TX 77054, Attn: Michelle Toro Direct any questions you may have to scholarship@sharpsinc.com Website: www.sharpsinc.com
AAHD Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 15
Applicant must be enrolled as a full time in an undergraduate school (freshman or greater status) or be enrolled part time or full time in a graduate school, and have a documented disability and provide documentation of their disability. (Applicants who have not yet graduated from high school will not be considered.) Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the US and enrolled in an accredited United States university. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, disability research, health promotion or a field related to disability and health.
Contact:
American Association on Health and Disability 110 N. Washington Street, Suite 328-J Rockville, MD 20850 Phone: (301) 545-6140 ยท Fax: (301) 545-6144 E-mail: : scholarship@aahd.us
The Georgia Association for Nursing Education (GANE) Scholarships
 
Amount:
Minimum $500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 21
The Georgia Association for Nursing Education (GANE) offers three nursing scholarships for students enrolled in Georgia's nursing programs. These include: LUCY WILLARD Scholarship which is given to an Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Student SARAH HELEN KILLGORE Scholarship which is given to an Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Student SPILLMAN-BISCHOFF Scholarship which is given to a Graduate Nursing Student The amounts of the scholarships depend on the interest earned on the scholarship accounts for the previous year. The amount is never less than $500. The scholarship is for a one time award. All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: Currently enrolled in an accredited program in nursing, Resident of Georgia, Verifiable financial need, GPA of at least 2.5 on 4.0 scale in prior educational work, All non-RN applicants must have completed one year of study, Provide two letters of reference which indicate leadership, scholarship and potential for success in the practice of nursing.
Royal Arch Foundation of Wisconsin, Inc. Nursing Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
The Royal Arch Foundation of Wisconsin is providing a scholarship. Annually, to persons pursuing a career in nursing or allied medical fields. No Distinction shall be made, among applications, regardless of sex, race or creed. Applicant must be pursing a career in nursing or allied medical field. Must be enrolled in second, third or fourth year of training or entering the training field after one year of preparatory work in the chosen field. Must be resident of Wisconsin (May attend school in another state). Applicant is eligible to receive scholarship one time. Applicant must accompany picture with application (to be used for public relations). Must accompany an essay or statement about why the applicant has chosen nursing or an allied medical field as his or her profession.
Contact:
Royal Arch Foundation of Wisconsin, Inc. 36275 Sunset Drive, Dousman, WI 53118