Nursing Scholarships

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First 10 Nursing scholarships:
The Gallagher Koster Health Careers Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
May 8
If you are graduating with an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution at the end of the Spring Term of 2015 through the Spring Term of 2016, you are eligible to apply. You must be enrolled as a full-time student for the two full semesters leading up to your graduation date.
Contact:
Gallagher Koster Attn: Scholarship 500 Victory Road Quincy, MA 02171 Fax: 617-479-0860 E-mail: scholarship@gallagherkoster.com Website: www.gallagherkoster.com
National Health Service Corps Scholarship
 
Amount:
Tax-free payment is made (for up to four years) for the following eligible expenses: Tuition, Required fees, Other reasonable educational costs. Scholarship recipients also receive a monthly living stipend that is taxable.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 15
The NHSC SP is a competitive Federal program that awards scholarships to students pursuing primary care health professions training leading to: a degree in medicine (allopathic or osteopathic); a degree in dentistry; or a degree as a nurse-midwife, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner specializing in adult medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics, psychiatry, or women's health. In return, scholars commit to providing primary care health services in underserved communities. Administered by the Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service (BCRS) in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the program provides support to students who seek financial assistance to complete primary care health professional education.
Contact:
Any individual with questions about the NHSC SP may contact the Customer Care Center Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays), 8:00 am to 8:00 pm ET. GetHelp@hrsa.gov 1-800-221-9393 (TTY %u2013 1-877-897-9910)
Empower Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
May 15
Open to residents of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin (i.e., St Croix, Pierce, Polk, Burnett counties). Applicants must be involved in volunteer community service and have a demonstrated interest in medical or rehabilitation field. Must have experience volunteering or involvement in medical/health field. Minimum GPA of 2.0..
Contact:
Courage Center Volunteer Services Attn: EMPOWER Scholarship Committee 3915 Golden Valley Road Minneapolis, MN 55422 Phone: (763) 520-0214 Email: EMPOWER@CourageCenter.org Website: www.couragecenter.org
Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 15
Health Focus administers an average of $150,000 annually in scholarships to health career students. The funds are generated from grants and private endowment funds, and predominantly aid students in southwest Virginia.
Contact:
Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Attn: Scholarship Committee 1902 Braeburn Drive Salem,VA 24153 For more information, contact Cindy Hannah, Director of Scholarships at channah@healthfocusswva.org or (540) 444-2925, ext. 202 Url: healthfocusswva.org/scholarships/
Mary Opal Wolanin Scholarship - National Gerontological Nursing Association
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 15
The Mary Opal Wolanin Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships were established to provide financial assistance to students intending to work with older adults. Applicants must intend to work in a gerontology/geriatric setting after graduation. A $500.00 scholarship may be awarded to the winner of both the graduate and undergraduate category.
Contact:
NGNA %u2013 Mary Opal Wolanin Scholarship 3493 Lansdowne Drive, Suite 2 Lexington, KY 40517 (800) 723-0560 Fax: (859) 271-0607 info@ngna.org www.ngna.org
Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association Nursing Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
May 16
Open to individuals entering nursing or currently enrolled in NLN-accredited programs granting associate or bachelors degrees and who reside in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties.
Contact:
The Philadelphia Foundation Attn: Bryn Mawr Nursing Scholarship 1234 Market Street, Suite 1800 Philadelphia, PA 19107 Phone: 215-563-6417 Ext. 119 Fax: 215-563-6882 E-mail: mmarkovcy@philafound.org Website: www.philafound.org
NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Scholarship Awards
 
Amount:
$4000-$8000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 20
The NLN Foundation Scholarship Awards Program supports the goal of attracting more seasoned and ethnically diverse nurses to become nurse educators.. These scholarships are awarded to nurses pursuing advanced degrees in preparation for a career as a full-time academic nurse educator. The funds are for master's or doctoral students enrolled in accredited programs who have completed at least half of their academic program. Candidates must be NLN members either through individual dues or through their schools' NLN membership.
Contact:
If you have questions related to the application process, please contact Maureen Concannon via at mconcannon@nln.org or Katie Michalek at foundation@nln.org. Url: www.nln.org/professional-development-programs/grants-and-scholarships/foundation-for-nursing-education-scholarship-awards
National American Arab Nurses Association Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 30, may vary year to year
Applicants can be enrolled or plan to enroll in an Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree, Masters, R.N. or B.S.N. program. Contact for more details.
Contact:
Phone: 313-680-5049 Website: n-aana.org Materials must be submitted electronically as email attachment to: scholarship@n-aana.org Reference letters are to be sent separately, by deadline, to the same email address.
Illinois Department of Public Health Nursing Education Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
The program provides financial assistance to qualified individuals pursuing an associate degree in nursing, an associate degree in applied sciences in nursing, a hospital based diploma in nursing, a baccalaureate degree in nursing, a graduate degree in nursing or a certificate in practical nursing. Must be a resident of Illinois for at least one year prior to application. Must be a citizen or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States. Applicant must be enrolled in or accepted for admission to a nursing program in Illinois that is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. Demonstrate financial need. Award recipients must either work in Illinois as a registered professional nurse or a licensed practical nurse, providing direct patient care; or as a nurse educator in the case of a graduate degree student or monetarily repay the obligation.
Contact:
Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health Nursing Education Scholarship Program 535 W. Jefferson St. Springfield, IL 62761-0001 Telephone: 217-782-1624 TTY(hearing impaired use only) 800-547-0466 Url: app.idph.state.il.us/RuralHealth/nesp/
MedicalGoods.com Minority Nursing Student Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 31
Any African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is majoring or planning to major in nursing, and who is a high school senior, college freshman, or sophomore is eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Contact:
If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, please email scholarship@medicalgoods.com with the subject line "Nursing Scholarship Question".