Nursing Scholarships

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Eligibility: U. S. citizens pursuing their nursing studies at a participating college or university. Awards are based on academic achievement, as well as financial need.
  • Awards: Scholarship amounts range from $1000 – $2500 per year.
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The AfterCollege-AACN Nursing Scholarship Fund

  • Eligibility: Students seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program.
  • Awards: $2,500/quarter
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Indian Health Service (IHS) Loan Repayment Program
  • Eligibility: Commit to work a minimum of two-year within an Indian health program in your chosen health professional discipline
  • Awards: A monthly stipend of no less than $1,500/month
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National Black Nurses Association
  • Eligibility: Offers a variety of scholarships for NBNA members currently enrolled in a nursing program and in good scholastic standing at the time of application.
  • Awards: Ranges from $1,000-$6,000
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NHSC Scholarship Program
  • Eligibility: Nurse Practitioners (post graduate degree with clinical practice focus) committed to primary care and accepted to or enrolled in an accredited U.S. school. Requires commitment to work at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site in a medically underserved community.
  • Awards: Scholarship awards are based on the cost of full-time attendance at the initial school of record
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Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
  • Eligibility:  Students enrolled in (or applying to) a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral nursing program at a NLN or CCNE accredited school
  • Awards: $3,000 - $7,500
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National Association of Hispanic Nurses
  • Eligibility: NAHN members enrolled in accredited baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs
  • Awards: $1,000 to $2,000
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Health Professions Education Foundation
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be currently accepted or enrolled in a Bachelor Degree or Nurse Practitioners nursing program in California and be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years
  • Awards: $13,000 - $25,000
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National Student Nurses’ Association
  • Eligibility: Students currently admitted or enrolled in a state-approved nursing program leading to a bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree; or enrolled in an RN to BSN program
  • Awards: $1,000 to $7,500
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