Nursing Scholarships

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BSN and post-baccalaureate Scholarship (Fall)

The $1,000 BSN and post-baccalaureate Scholarship is awarded by an organization that wholly and solely supports the nursing community, this scholarship is extremely prestigious and coveted.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 20
Winner announcement
October 31, 2022

LVN and A.D.N. Scholarship (Fall)

The $500 LVN & A.D.N Scholarship awarded by an organization dedicated to supporting the nursing community, is just what you need to move forward in your nursing career.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 20
Winner announcement
October 31, 2022

Tocris Scholarship Program

The Tocris organization offers the Tocris Scholarship Program of $1,500 to deserving students to pursue healthcare- or STEM-related fields of study in the U.S., Canada, and European countries.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 8

AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship

AfterCollege, in partnership with AACN, quarterly offers the AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship to nursing students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs at AACN member schools to complete their education.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

American Nurses Association/OJIN Nursing Scholarship Fund

Kent State University offers the American Nurses Association/OJIN Nursing Scholarship Fund of $2,500 to deserving college sophomore students pursuing an undergraduate degree program in nursing.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.3
Deadline
December 31

Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund

Annually, the Nursing College at Kent State University offers the Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund to support a sophomore student pursuing a nursing degree program and interested in oncology.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program

The National CPR Foundation offers the National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program to one student pursuing a degree in healthcare- or education-related fields. It’s offered on a monthly basis.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
December 31

Yoost & Crawford Fundamentals of Nursing Scholarship

Kent State University annually awards the Yoost & Crawford Fundamentals of Nursing Scholarship of $500 to a qualified nursing student demonstrating academic excellence in their junior year at the College of Nursing.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
December 31

Geraldine “Polly’ Bednash Scholarship

The AACN offers the Geraldine Polly Bednash Scholarship to one extraordinarily brilliant student pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies in nursing. The award is awarded four times a year.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.2
Deadline
January 31

Kenneth and Carrie Carns Nursing Scholarship

The Kenneth and Carrie Carns Nursing Scholarship is to assist Wyoming nursing students and prospective nursing students in completing their academic careers by providing financial assistance.

Amount
$3,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
February 1

Boren Scholarship

The Boren Scholarship supports U.S. citizens who study abroad during their undergraduate degrees. The winner of the scholarship is awarded up to $25,000 in financial support.

Amount
$8,000–$25,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 2

CEMS Fund Scholarship

The Cynthia E. Morgan Memorial Fund Scholarship is offered to one student in Maryland to pursue or is presently pursuing, a medical-related course at an institution within the state.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 25

2+2 Transfer Scholarship

The 2+2 Transfer Scholarship awards from $1,000 to $2,000 to help transfer students from Maryland community colleges to pursue their bachelor's degrees in accredited four-year institutions.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 1

Maryland Graduate and Professional School Scholarship Program

The Maryland Graduate and Professional Scholarship Program presents to residents of Maryland pursuing graduate and professional degrees in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nursing, law, or social work.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1

Service League Nursing Scholarship

The Akron General Service League offers the Service League Nursing Scholarship to students who have been accepted into an accredited college of nursing in Ohio.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
March 1
Winner announcement
by April 30

Charlotte Mecklenburg Emergency Services Scholarship

The Foundation For The Carolinas offers the Charlotte Mecklenburg Emergency Services Scholarship to undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in emergency services, nursing, or law enforcement.

Amount
$500–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 3

Erin Marie Keener Nursing Scholarship

The Erin Marie Keener Nursing Scholarship is an annual scholarship for fourth-year nursing students at West Virginia University.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 4

Gravelin Nursing Scholarship

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO) offers the Gravelin Nursing Scholarship to five undergraduate students enrolled in nursing programs at Missouri colleges or universities. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount
$450
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.3
Deadline
March 13

Idaho Nursing and Health Professions Scholarship Fund

College students are awarded the $3,000 Idaho Nursing and Health Professions Scholarship, administered by the Idaho Community Foundation (ICF) to pursue their undergraduate degrees in nursing and health science-related fields.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 15

AANP Scholarship Program

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) offers the AANP Scholarship Program to graduate students pursuing a graduate or doctorate qualification in nurse practice in the United States.

Amount
$2,500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
43 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 23
Winner announcement
July 2022

Build Dakota Scholarship Fund

The Build Dakota Scholarship Fund awards full scholarships, ranging between $20,000 to $60,000 to students who wish to pursue nursing, engineering, or technology programs at four technical colleges in South Dakota.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 31

Kristal Mead Hillie Nursing Education Scholarship

Project Impact Mississippi (MS) annually offers this scholarship to one undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited LVN/LPN, RN degree (ADN or BSN), diploma, or RN-to-BSN program.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 31

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

Kansas Board of Regents offers the Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship to two students in Kansas, pursuing degrees and licenses in nursing. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount
$3,500–$4,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

Sandra Cooper Nursing Scholarship

The Sandra Cooper Nursing Scholarship, administered by Project Impact Mississippi, awards $1,000 to a Mississippi resident student enrolled in a junior college or university in the state of Mississippi.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 11

Annabel Lambeth Jones Brevard College Merit Scholarship Fund

The Annabel Lambeth Jones Brevard College Merit Scholarship, ranging from $11,000 to $13,000, is available to a high school senior who is an incoming freshman at Brevard College.

Amount
$11,000–$13,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18
Winner announcement
August 2023

NurseThink – AACN Scholarship

The NurseThink - AACN Scholarship of $5,000 is awarded to exceptional students pursuing graduate and doctoral degree programs in nursing at AACN member institutions. Applicants must be willing to teach after graduation.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 25

CVS Health Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship

Apply for a chance to bag the CVS Health Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship worth up to $20,000.

Amount
$5,000–$20,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
April 28

Barbara Rhomberg Nursing Scholarship

B4 Brands offers the Barbara Rhomberg Nursing Scholarship to one deserving student pursuing an undergraduate nursing program in the U.S. Past recipients and applicants are eligible to reapply.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 30
Winner announcement
May 10, 2022

Nursing Education Scholarship Program

Every year, IDPH awards scholarships from $8,324 to $17,124 to individuals who are pursuing various degrees in nursing at approved institutions in Illinois.

Amount
$3,449–$17,125
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
April 30

William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship

William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship is an annual program to support students from underrepresented groups accepted or enrolled in a prelicensure registered nurse program.

Amount
$2,750
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
April 30
Winner announcement
July 15, 2023

Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation offers the Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship to one eligible nursing student from Rhode Island to pursue his/her undergraduate degree.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 9

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

The Rhode Island Foundation offers the Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship to Licensed RNs students in Rhode Island seeking a baccalaureate degree or graduate nursing degree.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 9

John J. O’Connor Jr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund

The Rhode Island Foundation offers the John J. O'Connor Jr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund to financially support college students pursuing a CNA, associate's, or bachelor's nursing degree in Rhode Island.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 9

Willard and Marjorie Scheibe Nursing Scholarship

The Willard and Marjorie Scheibe Nursing Scholarship grants from $500 to $5,000 to one individual pursuing LPN, RN, or advanced nursing degree. Applicants must be residents of Rhode Island.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 9

Delaware Career Based Scholarship

The Delaware Department of Education offers $5,000 to at least nine Delaware residents pursuing an undergraduate degree for a career in a high-need field.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
9 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 15

Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship

The Poise Foundation offers the Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship to students enrolled in nursing schools in the U.S. Applicants must have completed at least one year at a nursing school.

Amount
$1,500–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
May 15

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

The scholarship offers nursing school tuition, a monthly stipend, and payment to cover expenses for books, clinical supplies, and instruments.

Amount
$1,434–$17,208
Scholarships awarded
200 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 23
Winner announcement
September 2023

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

The Tylenol Future Care Scholarship awards 10 scholarships of $10,000 each and 25 scholarships of $5,000 each every year to deserving medical students in various medical fields.

Amount
$5,000–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
35 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 1
Winner announcement
August 30, 2023

BSN and post-baccalaureate Scholarship (Summer)

The Good Samaritan Foundation’s BSN post-baccalaureate Scholars Program offers many $1,000 scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 15
Winner announcement
July 31, 2023

LVN and A.D.N. Scholarship (Summer)

The LVN and A.D.N. Scholarship Program offered by the Good Samaritan Foundation awards a $500 award to undergraduates and postgraduate nursing students.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 15
Winner announcement
July 31, 2023

Irene L. Blanchette Nursing Award

The University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh offers the Irene L. Blanchette Nursing Award of $1,850 to female nursing students in Wisconsin, who demonstrate financial need, to complete their undergraduate or graduate studies.

Amount
$1,850
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
August 1

NDNPA General Scholarships

The North Dakota Nurse Practitioner Association (NDNPA) offers NDNPA General Scholarships of $1,000 to graduate students interested in pursuing a nursing career in North Dakota.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
August 1

NDNPA Health Policy Scholarship

The North Dakota Nurse Practitioner Association (NDNPA) offers an NDNPA Health Policy Scholarship of up to $2,500 to a North Dakota resident pursuing a graduate degree with a nurse practitioner focus.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
August 1

Accelerated BSN Scholarship Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh annually offers the Accelerated BSN Scholarship Wisconsin of $350 to its deserving full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree program in nursing.

Amount
$350
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
August 25

Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship Program

The Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship Program awards $500—$10,000 scholarship funds to nursing graduates.

Amount
$500–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
August 31
Winner announcement
November 2023

RN to BSN/MSN Challenge Scholarship

The RN to BSN/MSN Challenge Scholarship is available to a nursing student seeking BSN or MSN degrees to support their Registered Nurses education.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
September 1

Deborah E. Trautman Future Nurse Leader Scholarship

The AACN and NursingCAS offer the Deborah E. Trautman Future Nurse Leader Scholarship of $5,500 to graduate students enrolled at AACN member schools affiliated with NursingCAS.

Amount
$5,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 1

WOCN Foundation Scholarship Program

The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society Foundation offers the WOCN Foundation Scholarship Program of $2,000 to four undergraduate or postgraduate students each to further their education.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 1

Ochsner Nursing Scholarships

The Ochsner Nursing Scholarship is offered to a number of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in accredited or licensed nursing programs in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Amount
$7,000–$37,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 10

Advancing Care Scholarship for Adult Learners

Every year, BASU Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery grants a $1,500 scholarship to a Texan who is at least 30 years old and pursuing a graduate degree in the medical field.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 19
Winner announcement
December 6, 2023

Nursing Scholarships

With the increasing educational expenses and costs of the nursing profession and given its many specialties and fields, Scholaroo provides college-bound, undergraduate, and graduate students with some interesting means to fund their degree programs at the following top nursing schools in the U.S.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools for Nursing?

  • John Hopkins University/ School of Nursing

John Hopkins School of Nursing tops all nursing schools across the U.S. It ranks as No.1 in Best Nursing Schools: Master’s and also Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice based on its performance. If you are pursuing a degree in nursing, check Maryland Graduate and Professional School Scholarship Program to fund your studies.

  • Duke University/ School of Nursing

Duke University in Durham, NC, joins the list of best nursing schools. It ranks second on the Best Nursing Schools list for postgraduate degrees. It has 10 schools, serving both undergraduate and graduate students. If you are pursuing a degree in nursing, check Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship to fund your studies.

  • Emory University/ The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing 

Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and non-degree programs. The school is the No. 1 school of nursing in Georgia and No. 2 in the U.S. If you are interested in funding your degree program, check out Wellroot Family Services Scholarship Program.



What career can I pursue with a degree in Nursing?

Careers for those with engineering degrees include:

  1. Legal Nurse Consultant
  2. Certified Dialysis Nurse
  3. Nurse Anesthetist 

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