Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Nursing Students

Organization/Scholarship Criteria Form of Assistance & Deadline
Academy of Medical-Surgical
Nurses Foundation

Career Mobility Scholarship Award
Phone: (866)877-AMSN
Web site
Available to students in LPN-to-RN, RN-to-BSN, RN-to-MSN, BSN-to-MSN, or MSN-to-doctorate programs. Must be a member of AMMSN for at least one year. Amount: $500

April 15
American Academy of Nursing/
John A. Hartford Foundation

Building academic geriatric nursing capacity scholars award program.
Contact: Pamela Dudzik
Phone: (202) 682-2852
Web site
Provides pre-doctoral scholarships for nurses committed to careers in academic geriatric nursing. Applicants must be degreed RN's, US citizens or permanent residents and identify a mentor/advisor with whom they will work, Post-doctoral fellowships and MBA scholarships (for nurses seeking careers in management of health care institutions serving the elderly) are also available. Amount: Up to $50,000 annually for two years
American Association of
Colleges of Nursing

Lydia's Professional Uniforms/AACN Excellence in Academics Nursing Scholarship
Contact: Robert Rosseter
(202) 463-6930, ext. 231
Available to students enrolled in the junior year of an accredited BSN program. Deadline: September 30th

Amount: TBD
American Association of
Colleges of Nursing

Lydia's Professional Uniforms/AACN Excellence in Academics Nursing Scholarship
Contact: Robert Rosseter
(202) 463-6930, ext. 231

Monster Healthcare/AACN Nursing Faculty Scholarship
Available to students enrolled full-time in a baccalaureate-to-doctoral degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice program who intend to pursue nursing faculty careers. Upon graduation, recipients must serve in a teaching capacity at a nursing school for a minimum of one year for each year of support received. Amount: $25,000 plus part-time clinical employment and health benefits ($2,500
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
101 Columbia Aliso Viejo
Aliso, CA 92656 -1491
(949) 362-2000
Web site
Current AACN member. Program under revision. Details on web site Graduate - Graduate of Baccalaureate Program. Amount: TBD

April 1
American Association of
Neuroscience Nurses

Neuroscience Nursing Foundation Scholarship
(888) 557-2266
For Baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degrees. Amount: $1,500

Deadline: January 15th
American Association of
Neuroscience Nurses

Neuroscience Nursing Foundation Scholarship

Gwen Breiger Memorial Scholarships in Advanced Practice Nursing
For master's degree or post-master's certificate. Amount: $1,500

Deadline: January 15th
American Holistic Nurses Association
Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program
(800) 278-2462, ext.10
Web site
Must be a current member of AHNA enrolled in an undergraduate (AND,BSN,AND-to-BSN) or graduate nursing program related to holistic nursing. Amount: TBD

Deadline: March 15
American Legion
Eight and Forty Lung Respiratory Nursing Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Web site
For RN's pursuing advanced preparation for positions in supervision, administration or teaching. Recipients must have prospects of employment in a full-time position directly related to lung and respiratory control upon completion of education. Deadline:
May 15th

Amount: $2,500
American Nephrology
Nurses' Association

Career Mobility Scholarships
(888) 600-2662
Web site
Various scholarship opportunities for ANNA members pursuing a BSN or advanced degree in nursing. Must be a current full member of ANNA for at least two years and be currently employed in nephrology nursing. Deadline: October 15th

Amount: $2,000 to $2,500
American Nurses Association Minority Fellowship Program
Contact: Janet Jackson, Program Manager
(301) 628-5247
Web site
Provides fellowships to master's prepared minority RN's committed to pursuing advanced study focusing on the prevention and treatment of mental illness and substance abuse. Must be an ANA member. Clinical Research Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

Deadline: March 1st

Amount: Annual stipend and tuition assistance for 3-5 years; amount varies, depending on available funds. Clinical Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Deadline: TBA

Amount: Varies; fellowships are 1-2 years
Anthony J. Janetti
Nursing Scholarship

Banner Health
A registered nurse employed for at least one year with a banner health facility in a full-time position. Be accepted into a related degree-granting program in an accredited institution, can be enrolled part-time or full-time, and must be maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0. Be able to commit to working for at least one year with a banner health facility following award of the scholarship. Previous winners of this scholarship are not eligible. Amount: $1,500

Deadline: TBD
(800) USA-ROTC
Web site
Offers two, three, and four year scholarships for undergraduate nursing students. Must be U.S. citizen. Deadline: TBD

Amounts: Variant, additional allowances for books, fees, and living expenses.
Association of Operating
Room Nurses

Scholarship Program AORN Foundation Scholarship Program
Web site
Various scholarship opportunities for perioperative nurses enrolled in bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree programs. Deadline: October 15th

Amount: $2,000 to $2,500
Association of Perioperative
Registered Nurses, Inc.
(303) 755-6304 x366

Web site
R.N., AORN member for 1 yr. Prior to application deadlines. BS, MS, or Ph.D. student. Student Nurse and O.R. Tech. Scholarships available. Need and merit based. Scholarship, amount varies.

May 1 annually
Career Development Awards
ONS Foundation
125 Enterprise Drive
Pittsburg, PA 15275
(412) 859-6100 option #4 on menu
A. Nurse Leadership Career Development Award: To reward an oncology nurse for meritorious leadership practice by providing financial assistance to attend a continuing education program(s) that will further their leadership development.

B. Connie Henke Yarbro Excellence in Cancer Nursing Mentorship Award: To recognize/support excellence in mentoring of oncology nurses. Must be RN w/two yrs. oncology nursing experience. Must demonstrate excellence in mentoring of others.

C. Meniscus Limited Career Development Award for Multidisciplinary Achievement: To provide seed money to support an oncology RN in developing and/or implementing a cancer related multidisciplinary education or practice project for healthcare professionals. Priority will be given to those projects that focus on survivorship.

D. Cancer Public Education Projects:
To support public education projects to enhance knowledge and awareness of cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Must be RN w/interest and commitment to oncology nursing.

E. Pearl Moore Career Development Award: Professional staff nurse currently employed and with at least 2 years employment in oncology nursing with a minimum 75% of time devoted to patient care. Must possess or be pursuing a BSN.

F. Josh Gottheil Memorial Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Award: Registered nurse currently employed in and with at least 2 years employment in BMT with a minimum 75% of time devoted to patient care -or- a nurse in the position of manager, practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, BMT coordinator, or equivalent position with at least 2 years BMT nursing
Award: $2000
Deadline: December 1

Award: $2500
Deadline: December 1

Award: $3000
Deadline: December 1

Award: $2500
Deadline: December 1

Three $2500 awards with airfares to Congress and plaques
Deadline: December 1

Four $2000 awards and plaques
Deadline: December 1
Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship
National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Web site
Awarded to undergraduate students currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Deadline: February 15th & August 15th 10 Awards given

Amount: $500
Chi Eta Phi Sorority Aliene Carrington Ewell Scholarship
(202) 232-3858

Mabel Keaton Staupers National Scholarship Award
Available to African American students pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing.

Available to African American students enrolled in an accredited nursing program leading to a B.A., M.A., or Doctoral degree. Must be a current member of Chi Eta Phi and the ANA, have demonstrated leadership and have contributed to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of minority nurses.
Deadline: TBD Amount: TBD

Deadline: TBD Amount: TBD
Daughters of the American Revolution National Society, DAR
Office of Committees/ Scholarships
1776 D. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5392
(202) 879-3292
(513) 684-2676
Web site
Students must submit self addressed stamped envelope for all scholarships
A. Caroline Holt Nursing Scholarship: Undergraduate student in an accredited School of Nursing. A local DAR Chapter must sponsor applicants. Call the Office of Committees for local chapter information at (202) 879-3292

C. Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship: Undergraduate nursing student who is a member, eligible for membership or related to a member of C.A.R., or SR.

D. Mildred Nutting Scholarship: Undergraduate/Graduate student in an accredited school of nursing.
$1000 scholarship

$500 scholarship

Deadline February 15 $1000 scholarship
Delaware Academy of Medicine
Suite L10.
4765 Ogletown Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 733-3900
Web site
Must be a Delaware resident studying medicine or dentistry or Allied Health Awards are based on financial need and academic records. $1,000-$5,000 loans Deadline:
May 15th
District 1199C Fund Training
1319 Locust Street, 1st floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Contact: Mary Clark
(215) 735-5555
Must be union member for one year in a contributing bargaining unit of 1199C. Must be enrolled in an allied health or nursing program. FT up to $10,000

Deadline: March 1
Emergency Nurses
Association Foundation

ENA Foundation Scholarships
(800) 900-9659
Web site
Various undergraduate and graduate scholarships for nursing students who have been ENA members for at least one year. Special offers to non-members. Deadline: TBD Amount: $2,000 - $10,000
Eight & Forty Lung & Respiratory
Disease Nursing Scholarship Fund

The American Legion Americanism and Children & Youth Division
Attn: Eight & Forty Scholarship
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206
United States citizen who is a RN and is continuing studies in the Pediatric Lung & Respiratory Disease field. $3,000 scholarship for one year

May 15 Applications available after February 1
(561) 627-9872
Web site
Offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships for full-time nursing students with a documented disability who have demonstrated a commitment to working with people with disabilities. Deadline: June 1

Amount: $250 - $500
Foundation of the National
Student Nurses Association

FNSNA Annual Scholarship Program Contact: Lauren Sperle
(718) 210-0705
Web site
Offers many different scholarships for nursing and pre-nursing students, including breakthrough to nursing scholarships for students from underrepresented populations. Deadline: January

Amount: Varies Application Fee: $10
Frank & Louise Groff Foundation
15 Floyd Wycoff Road
Morganville, NJ 07751
(732) 536-2738 Fax
(732) 536-1621 fax
Contact: Susan Rechel
Must be a graduate of a Monmouth County, NJ public school. Grants for students of nursing and medical schools. Demonstrated financial need and academic excellence. Awards average $1000 annually for medical students. Awards vary for nursing students depending on available funds

Deadline: March 15
Global Scholarship Alliance
Nurse Leaders for America
Scholarship Program

(513) 665-4544
Offers work/study programs for U.S., Canadian and international nurses that combine fully funded BSN-completion and MSN scholarships at accredited U.S. nursing schools with multi-year employment at U.S. health care institutions. Must be a currently licensed RN with at least one year of recent acute care hospital-based nursing experience. Upon completion of the program, GSA nurse-scholars must complete a period of service that allows others to benefit from their newly acquired education and experience. Deadline: TBD

Amount: Full scholarship, including books, tuition, fees and a notebook computer
Health Professions Pre-Graduate Scholarship/Indian Health Service Scholarship
250 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
(9097) 257-1408
Alaska Native/Native American students pursuing a degree in pre-professional areas such as pre-medicine, pre-nursing, pre-dentistry, pre-engineering, pre-pharmacy, and pre-physical therapy with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Deadline: April

Amount: TBD
Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions
Nursing Scholarship Program
Web site
Available to full or part time nursing students enrolled or accepted into an accredited diploma, associate degree, baccalaureate or graduate program. Must be a U.S. citizen or national and commit to at least two years service at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. Deadline:

Amount: Tuition, fees, reasonable education expenses, & monthly stipend
Independence Blue Cross; Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation
Nurse Scholars Program
(800) 377-4502
Provides scholarships to graduate-level nursing students pursuing studies that will qualify them to become nurse educators. Undergraduate scholarships are also available. Must be attending an accredited nursing program in southeastern PA. Deadline: TBD

Amount: TBD
Indian Health Service
Health Professions Scholarship Program Contact: Eric Pinto
Phone: (301) 443-6197
Web site
Offers undergraduate and graduate nursing scholarships for full and part time American Indian and Alaskan Native students who members of a federally recognized tribe. Scholarships are available in the following nursing specialties: Psychiatric, geriatric, women's health, pediatrics, nurse anesthetist and nurse practitioner. Priority consideration will be given to RN's employed by the HIS, one of its contract programs or a program assisted under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Must agree to serve one year in an HIS facility or other health care program serving Indian people for each year of scholarship support. Pre-Nursing scholarships are also available. Deadline: February 28th

Amount: TBA
International Order of the King's Daughters & Sons Health Career Scholarship Program
Judith Isenhour
128 West Harris Avenue
Savannah GA 31401
Must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen enrolled in a FT accredited U.S. or Canadian school. Health Careers: medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, physical or occupational therapy, and medical technologies. $500-$1000 award free scholarship No obligation

April 1 Send SASE business size
The Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship National Society of the Daughters of the Revolution
776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Awarded to students currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing for undergrad study who are members, eligible for membership or related to a member of NSDAR, C.A.R. or SR. Deadline: February 15th, August 15th. Awards are made in May and November

Amount: $500.00
Margaret A. Stafford Nursing
Scholarship Fund

Contact: Richard Gentsch
(302) 504-5222
Delaware resident who has been accepted into an accredited college or university nursing program within or outside Delaware with the intention of pursuing a career in nursing and ensuring that patients' needs are a priority. A preference will be given to those students most in need of financial support. Deadline: March 31st

Amount: $1,000
Med Funds and Funds
5005 Rockside Road, Suite 600 Independence, OH 44131
(800) 665-1016
Graduate & undergraduate loan programs. Featuring zero-fees for all graduate students and 2% fees for undergraduates. All students eligible for up to 3.3% refund in repayment. Stafford loans with discount fees. Private loans Residency loans Consolidation loans New Rebate Program: Med funds will rebate all of the origination fee

Deadline: None specified
Middlesex County Medical
Society Foundation

575 Cranbury Road, Suite B-7
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
(732) 257-6800
Web site
Middlesex County resident for at least 5 yrs. Or more or with the intention of remaining in Middlesex County after Graduation. Medical, nursing, or pharmacy student only. $500 - $1500/yr. Scholarship

Deadline: February 1
National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association
NANAINA Merit Awards
(888) 566-8773
Web site
Open to NANAINA members who are enrolled in a federally or state recognized tribe and are full time undergraduate or graduate students in an accredited or state approved school or nursing. Deadline: TBD

Amount: $750
National American Arab
Nurses Association

NAANA Scholarships
(313) 982-4070
Web site

Juanita Robles - Lopez/Pampers Parenting Institute and Procter & Gamble Scholarship
Offers various scholarships for nursing students, practicing nurses, and students interested in pursuing a career in nursing.

Awarded to a NAHN member pursuing a master's degree in a maternal child nursing program
Deadline: July 1st
Amount: TBD

April 15th Amount: $2,000
National Association of Hispanic Nurses NAHN Scholarship Awards
(818) 571-9185
Web site
Open to NAHN members enrolled in an accredited associate, diploma, baccalaureate, graduate or LPN/LVN nursing program. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Deadline:
April 15th Amount: $1,000
National Black Nurses Association
NBNA Scholarship Program
(800) 575-6298
Web site
Provides various scholarships open to African American nursing students currently enrolled in a BSN, AND, diploma, or LPN/LVN nursing program. Must be a member of NBNA and have at least one full year of school remaining. Deadline:
April 15th Amount: $500 - $2,000
National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations
Aetna/NCEMNA Scholars Program
Contact: The president of the appropriate NCEMNA member association
Open to ethnic minority BSN and Master's degree nursing students interested in pursuing research careers with a focus on eliminating minority health disparities. Must be a member of one of the five NCEMNA member associations: Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association, National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, National Black Nurses Association and Philippine Nurses Association of America. Deadline: Varies

Amount: TBD
The National Society of
The Colonial Dames of America American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program

Mrs. Thomas B. Van Antwerp, Consultant and contact person
Patrick Landing Road
Bay Minette, AL 36507
(251) 580-8073
251-580-8011 fax
Nursing or any related field of health care or health education at college or post-graduate level; associate degree program acceptable. Must be 1/4 American Indian. Amount: $1000 per semester, to be used for academic purposes only. 5-20 scholarships available per semester
Nurses' Educational Funds, Inc.
304 Park Avenue South,
11th Floor
New York, NY 10010
(send $20, return postage)
(212) 590-2443
Web site
To qualify you must be a registered nurse, a member of a professional nursing association, enrolled in a professionally NLNAC or CCNE accredited nursing masters program or at the doctoral level in a nursing or nursing- related program; a full or part time student at the masters level, having completed a min of 12 credits (at time of application) with a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher; full or part-time doctoral level; a U.S. citizen or have declared official intention of becoming one. $2,500 – $15,000 scholarship

Deadline: March 1
Nursing Student Loan Program:
(301) 443-4776 Web site
See website for details Amount: TBD
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Bachelor's and Doctoral Scholarships (866) 257-4667
Web site
For students committed to careers in oncology nursing who are currently enrolled or accepted in an accredited BSN program or doctoral degree program in nursing. Doctoral scholarship applicant must be a masters prepared licensed RNs. Application Fee: $5

Amount: $2,000 to $5,000 (doctoral)
ONS Foundation
125 Enterprise Drive
RIDC Park West
Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1214
(412) 859-6100 option #4
Web site
A. Bachelors Scholarships: Individuals interested in and committed to oncology nursing and pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

B. Masters Scholarships: RN interested in and committed to oncology nursing and pursuing a master's degree.

C. Post-Masters Scholarships: Masters prepared RN interested in and committed to oncology nursing and pursuing post-masters degree in advanced practice nursing.

D. Doctoral Scholarships: Masters prepared RN interested in and committed to oncology nursing and pursuing a doctorate degree.
$2000 scholarship

$3000 scholarship

$3000 scholarship

$3000 scholarship

Deadline: February 1
Pennsylvania State
Nurses Association

Contact: Betty Keech
(610) 519-4912
Must be a resident of Pennsylvania and must be attending a nursing school in the five county area of Philadelphia. Deadline:
May 9th

Amount: $1,000
e Valley Health System Stringer/Featherstone Nursing
Scholarship Program
15 Essex Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Attn: Education Department
(201) 291-6479
Applicants shall be a resident in the geographical area serviced by the Valley Health System and its affiliates. Demonstrated academic promise to succeed in the nursing program. Select college, university or nursing program accredited by the National league of Nursing or other qualified accrediting agencies. Applicant shall have demonstrated good citizenship and have participated in community and school activities. Applicant shall have demonstrated financial need and have shown willingness to help her/him self. Awards vary upon student's need

Deadline: Applications due by February 15th for the following fall semester
Registered Nurse Scholarship
Ordean Foundation
601 Ordean Building
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 726-4785
College level: Unspecified Undergraduate.
Major/Fields of Study: Nursing, Radiation Technology.
Amount: $1,685 Average Maximum number of awards: 37

Deadline: March 1
Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.
RN General Education Scholarship Contact: Crysta Anderson
(800) 245-7462
Web site
RN Advancing Education Scholarship
For students pursuing education to become an RN; must be enrolled full time in an accredited nursing program. Scholarship is given as a reimbursement after successful completion of the fall term.

For gastroenterology RNs who wish to continue their education by pursuing a BSN, MSN or PHD degree. Must be an SGNA member enrolled full-time or part-time in an accredited nursing degree program. Scholarship is given as a reimbursement.
Deadline: July 31st Reimbursement of $2,500

Deadline: July 31st Reimbursement of $2,500 (full time) and $1,000 (part time)
Supreme Scholarship Program
Military Order of Cooties Auxiliary
c/o Catherine Wilcox
1060 West Marietta Street
Decatur, IL 62522
(217) 455-5885
Relatives of VFW or VFW auxiliary to study to be a nurse, pharmacist, dental assistant, x-ray tech., lab tech., operating room tech., or dietician. Average award : $1,000-$3,000 Number of awards vary

April 1st
William F. Grupe Foundation, Inc
P.O. Box 775
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 228-4874
Graduate student who is a resident of Bergen, Essex, or Hudson counties, NJ. Med. or nursing student planning to practice in NJ. $2000 – $3000 scholarship

Deadline: March 1