Nursing

Scholarships

After College/AACN Nursing Scholarship Fund

After College, the leading employment website for nursing/allied health care students and the Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) have partnered to offer this scholarship program to students pursuing a baccalaureate (BSN), master's, or doctoral degree in nursing. Awards will be in the amount of $2,500.

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AORN Foundation Scholarship

The AORN Foundation Scholarship Program offers financial support to students enrolled in nursing schools and perioperative nurses pursuing bachelors, masters, or doctoral degrees. With the critical nursing shortage and the cost of higher education, the AORN Foundation Board of Trustees knows it is of the utmost importance to fund scholarships for students pursuing careers in nursing and for nurses advancing their professional careers.

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Campus RN

CampusRN has launched a new scholarship program in conjunction with the creation of the CampusRN state edition network. This nationwide scholarship features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN will award six $2500 scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region.

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Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation

The National Nursing Challenge Scholarship is a scholarship program based on nursing curriculum. The majority of the questions were written by nurses, faculty, and nursing students. Participants vie for scholarship money based on taking a series of short multiple choice quizzes at the CKSF website. The winner is determined through a combination of time and accuracy in answering the question. This program is available to college nursing students in the United States.

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Connecticut Nurses Foundation Scholarship

Many nursing students/researchers have benefited from the Connecticut Nurses Foundation Scholarships. Applications are due by June 15th unless otherwise stated. Preference is given in awarding scholarships to Connecticut residents who will attend Connecticut schools or nursing and have a commitment to practicing nursing in Connecticut.

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Connecticut Student Nurses' Association Scholarship

The Connecticut Student Nurses' Association (CSNA) historically awards five $500 student scholarships per academic year. All Connecticut undergraduate nursing students who are members of the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) are eligible and encouraged to apply. Selections will be based on the student's personal statement, advisor recommendation, and essay.

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Daughters of the American Revolution

The Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students who are in financial need and are accepted and enrolled into an accredited school of nursing. Deadline is Feb. 15 yearly.

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Discovernursing.com

This scholarship search website provides information on hundreds of nursing scholarships.

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Emergency Nurses Association

The scholarship will be awarded to pre-hospital personnel (EMT or EMT-P) who have been accepted into an undergraduate nursing program. The scholarship winner will also be awarded a complimentary one year ENA.

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Hartford Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Scholarship

The Alumnae Association of the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing has created a scholarship program for HHSN graduates and their families, as well as Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living nurses who have been employed for at least 6 months.

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Health Resources & Services Administration

The NSP awards scholarships to students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in accredited RN training programs. Scholarship recipients receive tuition, fees, other educational costs and a living stipend in exchange for at least 2 years of post-graduation service at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses.

Scholarship applicants must be U.S. citizens (born or naturalized), or nationals or lawful permanent residents and must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a professional RN program (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) at an accredited school of nursing located in a U.S. state or territory may apply.

In addition, the U.S. Public Health Service-Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions provides scholarships to full-time financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds enrolled in health professions and nursing programs, including associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate degree programs. Participating schools are responsible for selecting scholarship recipients, making reasonable determinations of need, and providing scholarships that do not exceed the cost of attendance (tuition, reasonable educational expenses and reasonable living expenses).

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Military Spouse Scholarship Program

The National Military Family Association's Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarships are awarded to spouses of Uniformed Services members (active duty, National Guard and Reserve, retirees, and survivors) to obtain professional certification or to attend post-secondary or graduate school. Scholarships range in amount from $500 to $1,000, and the number awarded each year varies depending on funding.

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National Student Nurses' Association

The FNSNA undergraduate scholarships are awarded each academic year in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Completed applications are due in January. Winners will be notified in March. Only winners will be notified. Additionally scholarship sponsors and recipients will be recognized at the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) Annual Convention during the awards ceremony. If you need further assistance, please contact the FNSNA at (718) 210-0705.

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NursingScholarship.US

A national database for potential nursing scholarships.

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Rhode Island Student Loan Authority

Due to a nursing shortage in Rhode Island, legislation has been passed that grants interest free loans for the first four years of repayment to approximately 250 qualified graduates each year. To be eligible, nursing students must have financed their education with a Stafford Loan through the Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA). To qualify, applicants must be a Rhode Island licensed registered nurse, performing nursing services in Rhode Island. They must also be employed by a licensed Rhode Island health care facility and work a minimum 20 hours per week with responsibility for patient care.

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The Southern Connecticut Black Nurses' Association, Inc.

Nursing Book Awards. At least two book awards will be presented in the amount of $500 each. The awards are given to minority students to help defray the cost of textbooks for nursing students. Students who identify themselves as belonging to an ethnic minority group and who are currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate nursing program are encouraged to apply for the awards.

SCBNA Yale-New Haven Hospital Auxiliary Minority Nursing Student Scholarship. Two $750 scholarships will be awarded to active SCBNA student members. The scholarship is funded by Yale-New Haven Hospital Auxiliary. The students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in an accredited undergraduate nursing program.

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Talbot's Women's Scholarship Fund

The Talbots Charitable Foundation 2012 Talbots Scholarship Foundation and the inaugural Nancy Talbot Scholarship Award, which is presented in memory of the founder of Talbots. This program empowers women to enrich themselves through learning and achieve a college education later in life.

Up to ten (17) scholarships of $10,000 and one (1) $30,000 scholarship will be awarded. Only applicants seeking a bachelor's degree are eligible to receive the Nancy Talbot Scholarship Award. Awards are one-time only, are not renewable, and are paid in U.S. currency. Awards are for undergraduate study only. Only the first 5,000 eligible applications submitted will be processed.

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Eileen George
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