Nursing Scholarships

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First 10 Nursing scholarships:
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
Go Red Multicultural Scholarships
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
16
Deadline:
December 31
Must be a female of Hispanic, African-American or other minority origin. Must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident of the United States and currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, health care institution or program in the U.S., Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Contact:
Address 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 Customer Service 1-800-AHA-USA-1 1-800-242-8721 For questions, contact us at GoRedScholarship@heart.org. Website: www.goredforwomen.org
Dorthea Funk Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Must be a registered nurse, give a statement of commitment to community health nursing, seeking a degree into result in an advanced practice nurse, and demonstrates a need.
Contact:
ARKANSAS NURSING FOUNDATION C/O Arkansas Nurses Association 1123 South University, Suite 1015 Little Rock, AR 72204 Tel: 1.501.244.2363 Website: www.arna.org
Aetna/ NCEMNA Scholars Program
 
Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
No scholarships available at this time, please check back
This scholarship is open to ethnic minority BSN and masters degree nursing students interested in pursuing research careers with a focus on eliminating minority health disparities. Applicants must be a member of one of the five NCEMNA member associations: Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurse Association, National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, National Black Nurses Association and Philippine Nurses Association of America. Scholarship recipients are nominated by their association.
Contact:
Dr. Betty Smith Williams President Emerita, National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations 6101 West Centinela Avenue Suite 378 Culver City, CA 90230 Phone: 310.258.9515 Fax: 310.258.9513 Email: bwilliams@ncemna.org www.ncemna.org
AACN Professional Development Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Scholarship applications may be submitted any time throughout the year. Applications will be processed on a continuous and ongoing basis.
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses scholarship program has expanded to help members enrich their careers and acquire knowledge and skills beyond traditional academic nursing education. A limited number of scholarships for specific academic courses will continue to be awarded. Scholarship applicants must assess gaps in their knowledge and skills, identify and evaluate learning opportunities, and develop a plan to show how an AACN scholarship will help them achieve their professional learning goals. In developing your learning plan, be as specific as possible when you are linking learning activities to knowledge gaps. AACN membership is required for the duration of the learning activity.
Contact:
American Association of Critical- Care Nurses 101 Columbia Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-4109 Website: www.aacn.org E-mail: info@aacn.org Phone:800-899-AACN (2226)
Health Professions Education Foundation Pre-Nursing Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $4000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
Spring-March 24 Fall-September 11
Open to students enrolled in pre-nursing course work and who are attending school in one of the following Central Valley Counties: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced or Tulare. Recipients must commit to one year of service directing patient care in a medically underserved area of California.
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
Megan Boesch Nursing Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500-$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
The Megan Cares Foundation will initially direct all funds to the Megan Boesch Nursing Scholarship to enable young women, who demonstrate both academic merit and financial need, to attend nursing school. Future scholarships will be awarded to Harford Community College Nursing Students as funds are available.
Contact:
E-mail: info@megancares.org Website: www.megancares.org
Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship
 
Amount:
$7,500 per academic year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Scholarships are not available at this time.
To be eligible for a scholarship, a nurse practitioner, physician assistant or certified nurse midwife student must be accepted or enrolled in a school located in Illinois and accredited in its field. A student may be full-time or part-time, although part-time students must be enrolled for at least one-third of the number of hours required per term by the school for its full-time students. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must apply to their school's financial aid department on or before the school's designated application deadline date. The school will be asked to attest to the applicant's good academic standing and financial need. Within 30 days after student's licensure to practice or, if already licensed in Illinois, within 30 days of completion of academic training, the scholarship recipient shall begin to repay the award by practicing in an area in Illinois designated by the Department as having a shortage of primary care providers. The recipient must practice on a full-time basis, one year for each year scholarship funds were received. There is no other repayment obligation. In selecting award recipients, preference will be shown to applicants meeting the above criteria and demonstrating 1) previous experience with medically under-served populations, 2) greatest financial need, and 3) academic capabilities.
Contact:
Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship Program 535 W. Jefferson St. Springfield, IL 62761-0001 Telephone: 217-782-1624 TTY(hearing impaired use only) 800-547-0466
UAA Alaska Kidney Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Applicants must have been a resident of Alaska for three years prior to the start of the semester the award is given. * Applicant must be formally admitted into a Nursing degree-seeking program that leads to RN licensure. * Applicant must plan on being enrolled at least part-time (six (6) credits). * Applicant must have completed one clinical nursing course by the start of the semester the award is given, unless a new student. * Applicants who have successfully completed a clinical nursing course must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and nursing course minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0. Applicants who are new students beginning clinical studies and have not completed a clinical nursing course must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8. * Preference will be given to applicants who write an essay that: o Reflects a career plan that includes working with a client that could result in working with individuals with chronic or acute kidney disease or with clients at risk for the development of chronic renal disease. o Reflects a plan to remain to practice in Alaska.
Contact:
University of Alaska Anchorage 3211 Providence Drive Anchorage, Alaska 99508 Phone: (907) 786-1480 Url: www.uaa.alaska.edu/scholarships/kidney.cfm