blog posts Scholarships and Loan Repayment (Multiple Deadlines) Nov 25, 2020 12:45 pmScholarshipsExternal Scholarships and Loan Repayment (Multiple Deadlines) Additional Resource with multiple deadlines: EDUMED (search nursing scholarships) JANUARY Alpha Eta Chapter, INC: Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Incorporated. A professional nursing organization Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated provides financial assistance to nursing students who meet established criteria. Scholarships are given at Local, Regional and National levels of the organization to nursing students enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Applications becoming available October of each year and are due January 15th of the following year. The Foundations of the National Student Nurses' Association Scholarship Undergraduate scholarships are available to students currently enrolled in a state-approved nursing program leading to an associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic pre-licensure doctorate, or generic pre-licensure master’s degree; or to students enrolled in an RN to BSN completion program, RN to MSN completion program, LPN/LVN to RN program, or 16-18 month accelerated program. Funds are not available for graduate study unless it is for a first degree in nursing. PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation Scholarship awards will be granted as follows: Twenty (20) Awards of $10,000 each based on academic achievement and financial need. Twenty (20) Awards of $2,500 each based solely on academic achievement. To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, applicants must: Be US Citizens or US permanent residents. Be of Hellenic descent. Be a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited 4-year university in Fall 2017. Have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA. Be the only member of their family/household applying for a scholarship award this year. Hurst Reviews/AACN Nursing Scholarship The scholarship program is available to prelicensure students enrolled at member AACN schools. Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded twice yearly (January and July). Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) Scholarship awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. APIASF provides scholarships to underserved AAPI students with a special focus on those who: Live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status; Are the first in their families to attend college; Are representative of the AAPI community's diversity, geographically and ethnically, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; and Have placed strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement. Geraldine "Polly" Bednash Scholarship All scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria: Maintain at least a 3.2 grade point average in current program or at last school attended. Be admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CastleBranch (see http://www.aacn.nche.edu/students/scholarships/CBSchools.pdf). OR have submitted your application to a nursing school through NursingCAS (see https://portal.nursingcas.org). FEBRUARY University of Illinois Avery Brundage Scholarship Full-time University of Illinois students at the Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield universites who excel in both academics and athletics are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Also year, 16 students each recived $2,500 in scholarships.Requirements: undergraduate ranked in top 25% of class graduate/professional student in good standing full-time student participate in sports (either individual or team at any level) Loretta Ford Centennial Scholarship Designed to inspire the next generation of NPs, the Loretta Ford Centennial Scholarships will award funding to current registered nurses (RNs) who are determined to move into advanced practice. Each of the five $10,000 scholarships will support nurses who aspire to transition to the NP role and continue the legacy Dr. Ford began in 1965. F.A. Davis Spring 2021 Scholarship F.A. Davis is dedicated to developing teaching and learning solutions that meet the needs of nursing and health science students, educators, and practitioners. To stay committed to our goal of shaping the future of nursing and health science education, F.A. Davis is proud to offer annual scholarships to support those aspiring to work in healthcare. 3 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Emergency Medicine Foundation/ENA Foundation Joint Research Grant The ENA Foundation and Sigma Theta Tau International, Inc. (STTI) have combined resources to offer this annual research grant. The ENA Foundation/STTI research grant provides funding for research that will advance the specialized practice of emergency nursing. American Holistic Nurses Association Research Grants The purpose of all AHNA Awards and Scholarships is to recognize and celebrate nurses dedicated to a practice of holistic nursing consistent with the beliefs and values held by holistic nurses. MARCH NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program We support registered nurses (RNs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and nurse faculty by paying up to 85% of their unpaid nursing education debt. Illinois Nurses Foundation (INF) Scholarship One of the primary functions of the Illinois Nurses Foundation is to provide scholarships to students that have decided to major in nursing or to nurses who are looking to continue their education.(undergraduate and graduate scholarships available). National Health Service Corps Scholarships You can apply to the Scholarship Program if you are committed to primary care and accepted to or enrolled in an accredited U.S. school in one of the following primary care disciplines: Physicians (MD or DO) Dentists Nurse Practitioners (post graduate degree with clinical practice focus) Certified Nurse-Midwives Physician Assistants The scholarship pays tuition, fees, other educational costs, and provides a living stipend in return for a commitment to work at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site in a medically underserved community. Beck Institute Student Scholarship Competition Beck Institute holds a scholarship competition for graduate students in the health or mental health fields. Ten applicants will receive a full-tuition scholarship to the Student Workshop in Philadelphia and will meet in a private question and answer session with the Drs. Beck. Indian Health Service For members of federally recognized Tribes and villages. You must be enrolled in an eligible health profession degree program. AfterCollege/AACN $10,000 Scholarship Fund The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be 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. AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities All scholarship applicants MUST meet the following criteria: Demonstrate financial need if required by scholarship sponsor (typically determined by FAFSA). Meet specific criteria for the scholarships to which they are applying. Attend a HACU-member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time applications are completed and scholarship awards are made. For the most up-to-date listing of HACU member institutions, please click here. Before starting the online application process we recommend you print these instructions first. Click here for the instructions. Scholarships are ONLY for enrolled college students. All students must have completed their first semester of freshman year at the time of applying. High School students are not eligible to apply. AAUW Lombard Area Branch Scholarships Lombard Area AAUW is offering one $1600 scholarship. Women are eligible who meet these three criteria: Reside in Lombard, Villa Park, Oakbrook Terrace, Wheaton, Addison,Glendale Heights or Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Are continuing Higher Education after a significant interruption, and Are pursuing a certification program, undergraduate or graduate degree, not including a doctoral program. The Hope Babette Tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest The Gold Foundation’s annual contest asks medical students and nursing students, to engage in a reflective writing exercise that illustrates an experience where they or a team member worked to ensure that humanism was at the core of care. First-, second-, and third-place essays for both nursing and medical students will be chosen by a panel including healthcare professionals, writers/journalists, and educators. Winners receive an award of up to $1,000. First-, second-, and third-place nursing and medical student essays will be published in The Journal of Professional Nursing, the journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and Academic Medicine, the journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. The winners will be spread out among the 2018 October, November, and December issues with a winning medical essay and a winning nursing essay together in each issue. This innovative cross-publication is designed to foster interprofessional understanding. APRIL The Herbert Lehman Scholarship program The Herbert Lehman Scholarship program is available for those students who will be attending four-year colleges or universities full-time and designed for African-American students to accomplish their financial need and complete their bachelor’s degree. The award amount of the scholarship is $8,000. NHSC Loan Repayment Program Primary care medical, dental and behavioral health clinicians can get up to $50,000 to repay their health profession student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment to work at NHSC-approved sites in high-need, underserved areas. NHSC Zika Loan Repayment Program Health care providers can receive up to $70,000 in exchange for a three-year commitment at NHSC-approved sites as they work to address the health effects and risks associated with Zika. National Black Nurses Association, Inc NBNA is committed to excellence in education and conducts continuing education programs for nurses and allied health professionals throughout the year. The association provides annual scholarships for students. Scholarships provide funding for continuing education. This funding enables nurses to grow and better contribute their talents to the health and healthcare of our communities. Hispanic Scholarship Fund The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to: Undergraduate students (all years) Community collge students transferring to four year universities Graduate Students Arlington Heights Nurses Club - email email@example.com for an application The Arlington Heights, Illinois Nurses Club provides scholarship assistance to students who are residents of Arlington Heights and are currently enrolled in a National League for Nursing (NLN) and/or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CNNE) approved nursing program for the upcoming school year. This includes students enrolled in BSN completion programs if it applies to your institution. The applicant must currently demonstrate a minimum B average in all college level coursework as well as financial need. In addition, they must have successfully completed at least one clinical rotation in nursing, or be a CNA or LPN. To obtain a scholarship application email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will email an application form to you. National Health Service Corps You can apply to the Scholarship Program if you are committed to primary care and accepted to or enrolled in an accredited U.S. school in one of the following primary care disciplines: Nurse Practitioners (post graduate degree with clinical practice focus) Certified Nurse-Midwives The scholarship pays tuition, fees, other educational costs, and provides a living stipend in return for a commitment to work at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site in a medically underserved community. Health Professions Scholarship Program The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance to individuals pursuing a program of study leading to a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Nursing. This program will help alleviate the health care workforce shortages in VA by obligating scholarship recipients to complete a minimum 2-year service obligation at a VA health care facility after graduation and licensure/certification. The Scholarship awards provide for the payment of a monthly stipend, tuition, required fees, and other reasonable educational expenses, including books and necessary equipment. The benefits are exempt from Federal taxation. Catharine Wilder Guiles Scholarship The University of Southern Maine is pleased to announce the Catharine Wilder Guiles Scholarship to students who are planning to work with the adult mental health population in the state of Maine.The program is intended for students who are matriculated into their second year of the MS in Nursing program, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner concentration or the MSW program. The purpose of the program is to help those students who are a Maine resident with a demonstrated financial need. The winners of the scholarship will receive $2,000 award for the academic year. The University of Southern Maine is a multi-campus public comprehensive university and part of the University of Maine System. USM’s three primary campuses are located in Portland, Gorham, and Lewiston in the U.S. Eligibility: Must be matriculated into either the MS in Nursing program, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner concentration or the MSW program Must be in the second year of graduate program Must be a Maine resident with a demonstrated financial need Preference will be given to students who plan to work with adults in the public sector of the State of Maine ILLINOIS AMVETS SERVICE FOUNDATION VETERANS SCHOLARSHIPS Eligibility: Veteran with a permanent Illinois address. Honorably Discharged Enrolled as a full-time student 2 or 4-year College or University, Vocational or Technical School in Illinois. Student does not need to be a freshman. Geraldine "Polly" Bednash Scholarship All scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria: Maintain at least a 3.2 grade point average in current program or at last school attended. Be admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CastleBranch (see http://www.aacn.nche.edu/students/scholarships/CBSchools.pdf). OR have submitted your application to a nursing school through NursingCAS (see https://portal.nursingcas.org). Nursing Education Scholarship Program - IDHP To be eligible for a scholarship an applicant must: Be a resident of Illinois for at least one year prior to application; Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States; Be enrolled in or accepted for admission to a nursing program in Illinois that isapproved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.Approved schools can be found by clicking on Illinois Approved NursingEducation Programs under RESOURCES in the right-hand column; Demonstrate financial need based on the applicant’s Student Aid Report; and Agree to the nurse employment or nurse educator employment obligation. MAY NLN-Home Instead Scholarship Awards $10,000 schoalrship open to U.S. citizen or permanent residents who are enrolled in an accredited advanced practice nursing program. Illinois Valley Community Hospital Three schoalrships for nursing students who are residents of LaSalle, Bureau or Putnam County. American Nurses Foundation The American Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grants Program was founded almost 60 years ago to encourage the research career development of nurses. This program continues to grow with contributions for nursing research, from organizations and individuals. These donations support scientific research for advancing the practice of nursing, promoting health and preventing disease. Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program Students applying for the scholarship must have the following credentials: 1. Illinois resident 2. Registered nurse 3. University Nurse Practitioner Program acceptance Based upon selection by the Scholarship Committee, a grant award of $4,000 shall be paid directly to the recipient’s educational institution offering the approved nurse practitioner curriculum. Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship The Johnson & Johnson/AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars program provides financial support to graduate nursing students from minority backgrounds who agree to teach in a school of nursing after graduation. Students must be enrolled full-time and preference is given to students in doctoral programs. The NurseJournal.org Annual Global Health Scholarship NurseJournal.org offers a $3,000 Annual Scholarshipfor those seeking to enter or complete their career in the Global Health field. F.A. Davis Nursing Undergraduate Scholarship F.A. Davis is delighted to offer two nursing scholarships annually! $1,500 will be awarded to one undergraduate nursing student and to one graduate nursing student who is studying in the US or Canada. Nursing Economic$ Foundation Scholarships The Candidate: must be matriculated or matriculating into an accredited, degree-granting, Masters or Doctoral nursing program with an emphasis on administration or management at a School of Nursing in the United States. must plan to continue in the field of nursing with a career interest in nursing administration, management, leadership, or education upon completion of degree program. must be a Registered Nurse (RN) and a United States citizen. NURSE Corps Scholarship Program As a student accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree nursing program, you can receive funding for tuition, fees, and other educational costs. In exchange you must work at an eligible facility with a critical shortage of nurses-a Critical Shortage Facility (CSF)-upon graduation. AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students is available for the full-time minority accounting scholars who demonstrate significant potential to become accounting educators. It is also for the doctoral students who are enrolled or will pursue a course related to doctorate. The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Scholarship Program The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to assist in defraying some of your college expenditures. American Addiction Centers (AAC) Health Academic Scholarship Program High School graduate Open to full or part-time college undergraduate or graduate students Enrolled or entering an academic program in nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other curriculum that focuses on treating mental health and substance use disorders. NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Scholarship Awards 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 a year of their academic program. The NLN foundation wants encourage more experienced and ethnically diverse nurses to pursue advanced degrees to prepare for full-time positions as nurse educators. Nurses Educational Funds (NEF) Scholarship Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. (NEF) is a not-for-profit organization which seeks and distributes funds to baccalaureate prepared registered nurses who are in need of nursing scholarship assistance for graduate study. NEF is administered by a Board of Directors comprised of prominent leaders in nursing, business, and other professions. Nurses comprise the majority of board members. NEF has been in existence for over 100 years! It was in 1912 that the first two Isabel Hampton Robb scholarships were awarded to two nurses, Cecelia Evans and Lisle French. From then on NEF has continued to support nursing professionals motivated to seek graduate degrees. With the support of those who value the critical need for: nursing educators advanced nurse clinicians nurse researchers JUNE ExceptionalNurse.com College Scholarship Applicants must be students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis. Elaine Gelman Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Application Applicants must be full- or part-time NP students enrolled in an accredited NP program with an expected graduation date of two years or less. Preference will be given to applicants in a pediatric nurse practitioner program or those with interest or experience in health policy or advocacy. Tylenol Future Care Scholarship Each year the makers of TYLENOL® award annual scholarships to well deserving students pursuing careers in healthcare. Twenty-three years and over eight million dollars later, we’re proud to continue a tradition that supports those dedicated to a lifetime of caring for others. JULY SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship - $2,000 Award We are offering a $2,000 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for a senior friend or relative. F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarship F.A. Davis is delighted to offer two nursing scholarships! $1,500 will be awarded to one undergraduate nursing student and to one graduate nursing student who is studying in the US or Canada. These scholarships reflect our continuing commitment to the education of nurses and their commitment to quality health care for all of us. Must be currently pursuing one of the following: Undergraduate degree leading to NCLEX®‐eligibility LPN/LVN, RN, BSN, or RN‐BSN Graduate degree leading to MSN or DNP Hurst Reviews/AACN Nursing Scholarship The scholarship program is available to prelicensure students enrolled at member AACN schools. Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded twice yearly (July and January). Geraldine "Polly" Bednash Scholarship All scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:1. Maintain at least a 3.2 grade point average in current program or at last school attended.2. Be admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CastleBranch (see http://www.aacn.nche.edu/students/scholarships/CBSchools.pdf). OR have submitted your application to a nursing school through NursingCAS (see https://portal.nursingcas.org). Comevo Scholarship Scholarships for undergraduate students. ZIMMERMAN & FRACHTMAN SCHOLARSHIP Zimmerman & Frachtman Personal Injury Attorneys have a passion for creating positive change in our community. We’ve worked with non-profits and charities like Toys For Tots and Autism Speaks with the goal of making a difference for those in need. In continuing the tradition of giving back, we are excited to announce our $1,000 academic scholarship — open to entry from any applicant in the U.S. who is seeking higher education. AUGUST Cascade Health Solutions Scholarshipp The Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship is an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to an aspiring nurse who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program at a college or university or is a high school student who has been accepted into a school with an undergraduate nursing program. Nursing.org Scholarships Bridging Your Career: The RN to BSN Scholarship Nursing.org's Nurses First Scholarship Breaking Barriers: Scholarship for Men in Nursing American Nurse Practitioners Foundation Scholarship applicants must be formally admitted to and taking classes in a fully accredited Master’s of Nursing NP (MS or MSN-NP), Post- MS NP or Doctoral Program (DNP, PhD) and be in good standing. Awards are limited to one scholarship per individual per funding year, award recipients are not eligible to apply for additional offerings until completion of their award funding year. SEPTEMBER $1,000 "RN to BSN/MSN Challenge" Scholarship Registered Nurses (RN) working towards BSN or MSN. Must be 18 years of age or older Minimum GPA 3.5 Castle Branch - GNSA Scholarship All scholarship applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria: Must be enrolled in a graduate nursing program at an AACN member school of nursing.2. Must be a GNSA member (If you are interested in joining the GNSA, please click hereto complete an application, membership is free).3. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA.4. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship Program The National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program is the only national scholarship program targeted at Hispanic students who are committed to careers in health care and enrolled full-time in dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and policy schools. Annual Senior Care Scholarships A Place for Mom is proud to offer our annual $1,000 scholarship to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. As the North America's largest senior living referral service, we know the importance of supporting the training and education of our future senior care leaders. This scholarship will be awarded to a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec) who is enrolled and currently taking classes at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec), and will grant selected applicants a $1,000 financial donation for their compelling essays on life lessons learned from a senior. OCTOBER American Cancer Society's Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing The American Cancer Society’s Doctoral Scholarship in Cancer Nursing was established by the American Cancer Society. The scholarship is for graduate students pursuing doctoral degrees in the fields of cancer research, education, administration, or clinical practice. Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing Dorthy Budney Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is for active members of ARIN who have been so for at least three years. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must possess a current nursing license, be enrolled in an approved academic program, and have an overall 2.5 GPA. NOVEMBER LARES Tuition Waiver The Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES) program is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2020 LARES Tuition Award. The goal of this award is to assist LARES students reach their goal of obtaining a baccalaureate degree. Candidates are considered based on merit, leadership, and commitment to the Latinx Community. Korean Nurses Association of Chicago Full-time undergraduate nursing students of Korean heritage. Selected scholarship recipients will receive $1,000. NPHF/Proctor & Gamble Endowed Scholarships in Gastroenterology The NPHF/Procter & Gamble Endowed Scholarship in Gastroenterology is awarded to one nurse practitioner graduate student whose clinical and/or research interests are in the field of gastroenterology. One scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be awarded. UNIGO Education Matters Scholarship Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia Be currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education Youth Noise Scholarship Here at Youth Noise, we recognize that the future will be shaped by the bold. The contest will require that you create a 2-5 minute video in which you explain how new ideas will shape the world around us, and why education is the key to creating a brighter future. We want to hear what motivates you, and what you have done already to help guide society in a positive direction. DECEMBER DoctorofNursingPracticeDNP.org $1,000 Pursuit of Excellence in Nursing Scholarship All current DNP students must provide proof of having a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 in their doctoral program, and all recently accepted students looking forward to beginning their DNP program must provide proof of being accepted into a qualifying program and provide proof of having a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 in their undergraduate or graduate studies, depending on the highest degree earned. NPHF/Proctor & Gamble Endowed Scholarsihp in Community Service The NPHF/Procter & Gamble Endowed Scholarship in Community Service is awarded to one nurse practitioner graduate student who has made a significant positive contribution in school, in the community, or in patient care while in the pursuit of an advanced degree. One scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be awarded. Lamber & Goodnow Injury Law Team Nursing Scholarship Must either be applying to a nursing program for enrollment the following year or currently enrolled in a nursing program that you will continue to be enrolled in through the following academic year. Essay submission must be received by December 1, each year. American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program The American Indian Nurse Scholarship Award Program was started by the NSCDA in 1928 to give students of American Indian descent the opportunity to pursue careers in nursing. The current goal is to grant a $1,500 scholarship each semester, as long as the student remains in academic good standing. The scholarship money is restricted to tuition and specific academic expenses. AMRI Scholarship Program AMRI’s Scholarship Program for Healthcare Students is now accepting applications for the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. We would appreciate your help spreading the word about this exciting opportunity to any students on your campus enrolled in a health-related degree program.