Nursing Programs

Scholarship Opportunities

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing Education Center. http://www.aacn.nche.edu

Campus RN/AACN Scholarship Fund is available to support students who are seeking baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degrees in nursing. http://aacn.campusrn.com/scholarships/scholarship_rn.asp

Professional Nursing Network Scholarship Center lists hundreds of scholarships and funding sources for nursing students. http://aacn.campusrn.com/scholarships/scholarships.asp

The Peterson's Guide to Nursing Programs provides information on specific nursing schools and the Web site maintains a link to financial aid help. http://www.petersons.com/finaid/

The Army ROTC Nurse Officer Program provides scholarship, leadership, and job opportunities to prospective college nursing students. http://www.armyrotc.com/nurse.html

Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc. awards $50,000 annually in scholarships at the national, regional, and local levels to minority nursing students. http://www.chietaphi.com/scholar.html

ExceptionalNurse.com awards a $250 scholarship to a qualified student with a disability.  Preference is given to undergraduates. http://www.exceptionalnurse.com/scholarship.html

The Indian Health Service (IHS) administers a program to help repay undergraduate and graduate loans of health professionals in return for full-time clinical service in Indian health programs.  http://www.ihs.gov/jobscareerdevelop/DHPS/LRP/TOC.asp

The National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association (NANAINA) awards 10 student members enrolled in undergraduate or graduate nursing program with $500 Merit Awards annually.  http://www.nanaina.com/scholarship/main.html

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) awards $2,000 annually to students earning a master's degree in a maternal-Child nursing program and $1,000 to student members enrolled in any level nursing program, including baccalaureate. http://thehispanicnurses.org

The National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) offers scholarships for members pursuing a BSN or graduate degree in neonatal nursing or nursing administration. http://www.nann.org

The National Student Nurses' Association offers a scholarship program.  http://www.nsna.org/foundation/index.asp

The Nurse Loan Repayment and Scholarship Program. administered by the Division of Nursing at HRSA, is available for registered nurses.  Participants must serve at a health facility in an underserved area to receive loan repayments. http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/loanrepay.htm

The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation awards academic scholarships specifically for students pursuing bachelor's degrees. http://www.ons.org

General Resources

The Bureau of Health Professions financial aid page offers a useful introduction to all financial assistance programs under the Health Resources and Services Administration.  http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/aid.htm

The College Board provides an up-to-date scholarship search, as well as advice on how to apply for a scholarship and spot a scholarship scam. http://www.collegeboard.com/pay/scholarships_and_aid

FastWeb is an online scholarship search. http://www.studentsservices.com/

FedMoney.org is an online guide to all U.S. federal government financial aid programs.  http://www.FedMoney.org

FinAid.com is a great Web resource for all financial aid information. http://www.finaid.com

Johnson & Johnson's Discover Nursing Web Site has an extensive nursing scholarships search feature. http://www.DiscoverNursing.com

MinorityNursing.com maintains a listing of scholarship and fellowship money for students pursuing undergraduate or graduate work in nursing. http://www.minoritynurse.com/financial/scholarships.html

Sigma Theta Tau International offers a list of scholarships available through organizations and specific nursing schools. http://www.nursingsociety.org/career/scholarships_opps.html

U.S. Department of Education is a potential source of financial aid. http://www.ed.gov/studentaid


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