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Financing your nursing degree can be a challenge, but it should not be an insurmountable obstacle. There are many different scholarships for nursing students, as well as grants and loan programs dedicated to helping nurses pay for their educations. Listed below are scholarships, grants, loan repayment programs and more aid for nursing students. For each category, nationwide opportunities are listed first, followed by states in alphabetical order.

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Scholarships for Nursing Students

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Liberty Leadership Scholarship
Amount: $1,500
Description: This scholarship is for a licensed occupational health and environmental nurse to participate in a leadership education activity or program, which must be approved by the review panel.

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American Association of Occupational Health Nurses’ Annette Haag Leadership Scholarship
Amount: $1,500
Description: This scholarship is for a licensed occupational health and environmental nurse to attend the AAOHN National Conference.

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The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for students in medicine and life sciences who feel their specialized knowledge and training can be applied to improving the practice of law. Applicants must actively be pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences, hold a minimum 3.0 GPA and write a 1,000- to 2,000- word essay.

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American Association of Occupational Health Nurses’ Professional Development Scholarship
Amount: $1,500
Description: This scholarship is for occupational and environmental health professionals to participate in a continuing education activity or program relating to the AAOHN Annual Conference only.

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UNICO National’s Bernard and Carolyn Torraco Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for students currently attending an accredited campus-based nursing degree program in the United States who have already completed core nursing courses.

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Benefis Health System Foundation’s John and Darlene Skees Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for LPNs and other care providers to become registered nurses, or for registered nurses to pursue advanced nursing degrees.

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American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Geraldine “Polly” Bednash Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for nursing school applicants in baccalaureate or higher degree programs at AACN member institutions affiliated with CastleBranch or NursingCAS. Scholarship applicants must maintain at least a 3.2 GPA.

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After College/AACN Nursing Scholarship Fund
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for students seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration is given to students in graduate programs with the goal of becoming nurse educators; students completing RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN programs; and those enrolled in accelerated programs.

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Pocket Nurse Scholarship Fund
Amount: $3,182 (Average)
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing their education in the fields of allied health, nursing and nursing faculty. Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA and write a 500-word essay.

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Daughters of the American Revolution’s Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for students with financial need who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in accredited schools of nursing.

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Daughters of the American Revolution’s Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for students who have been accepted to or are already enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Applicants must be DAR members, descendents of members or eligible for membership.

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Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates RN Advancing Education Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 Part-Time, $2,500 Full-Time
Description: This scholarship is for a registered nurse working in gastroenterology who is seeking a BSN, MSN or PhD. Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be a SGNA member.

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Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association’s General Scholarship Program
Amount: $1,000 to $7,500
Description: This scholarship is for all currently enrolled, undergraduate nursing students.

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Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association’s Promise of Nursing Program
Amount: $1,000 to $7,500
Description: This scholarship is for undergraduate students at state-approved schools of nursing within eligible Promise of Nursing states.

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Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association’s Promise of Nursing Regional Faculty Fellowship Program
Amount: $1,000 to $7,500
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses enrolled in graduate-level, degree-granting colleges and universities to prepare for roles as nurse educators. Applicants must be U.S. citizens currently taking six or more credits in eligible zip codes, where they are committed to staying upon completion of their education. Applicants should also demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

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ExceptionalNurse.com’s Peter Gili Scholarship Award
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students with a disability.

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ExceptionalNurse.com’s Caroline Simpson Maheady Scholarship
Amount: $250
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students with disabilities who are seeking full-time degrees. Preference is given to undergraduates of Scottish descent who have demonstrated a commitment to working with people with disabilities.

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ExceptionalNurse.com Scholarship
Amount: $250
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students with disabilities who are seeking full-time degrees. Preference is given to undergraduate students. Applicants must demonstrate their commitment to the academic study of nursing and career excellence. The scholarship is not renewable and can be won only once.

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ExceptionalNurse.com’s Anna May Rolando Scholarship
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students with disabilities who are seeking full-time degrees. Preference is given to graduate students who have demonstrated their commitment to working with people with disabilities.

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ExceptionalNurse.com’s Bruce Rolando Scholarship
Amount: $250
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students with disabilities who are seeking full-time degrees. Preference is given to students employed at veteran’s hospitals.

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ExceptionalNurse.com’s May Serra Gili Scholarship
Amount: $250
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students with disabilities who are seeking full-time degrees.

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ExceptionalNurse.com’s Genevieve Saran Richmond Scholarship
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students with disabilities seeking full-time degrees.

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St. Francis School of Nursing Alumni of Pittsburgh, PA Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 Average 
Description: This scholarship is for graduate and undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need in pursuing their first academic degree leading to licensure as a registered nurse. Preference will be given to U.S. citizens. Recipients must maintain a GPA of 3.00.

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HRSA Health Workforces NURSE Corps Scholarship
Amount: Varies 
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students pursuing diplomas or associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degrees. Preference is given to those with financial need. Funding is in exchange for a commitment to work at an eligible facility with a critical shortage of nurses following graduation.

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American Association of Critical Care Nurses’ Continuing Professional Development Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for AACN members looking to continue their professional and personal growth.

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Scrub Shoppers Greta James Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students seeking medical degrees at accredited universities who demonstrate both financial need and community leadership. Applicants must legally reside and attend school in the United States.

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A Nurse I Am Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 
Description: This scholarship from Cherokee Uniforms is for nursing students to defray the cost of their education.

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American Addiction Centers’ Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship
Amount: $2,500 to $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for high school graduates and full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students who are entering or enrolled in academic programs in nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy or other curricula focused on treating mental health and substance use disorders.

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Association on American Indian Affairs Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students from federally recognized tribes who are pursuing degrees in the health and science fields.

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U.S. Air Forces Health Professions Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for healthcare professionals including pharmacists, optometrists, clinical psychologists, public health officers, nurses, doctors and dentists. Funding is in exchange for 45 days of active duty in the Air Force while studying and a minimum of three years of active duty following graduation.

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American Association of Occupational Health Nurses’ Academic Education Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for occupational and environmental health professionals looking to further their professional education. Applicants must be members of AAOHN.

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Dermatology Nurses’ Association’s Graduate Nurse Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 
Description: This scholarship is for a post-high school student or graduate student seeking a degree in nursing or other medical profession. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. This award can only be won once.

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Danish Sisterhood of Americans Elizabeth Garde National Scholarship
Amount: $850
Description: This scholarship is for a post high school student or graduate student seeking a degree in nursing or other medical profession. A 3.0 GPA is required.

Medical Solutions’ Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship
Amount: $2,000
Description: This scholarship is for students enrolled full time with a GPA of 2.75 or better, or for those continuing their education at an accredited institution. Funds are not available for graduate study unless it is for a first degree in nursing.

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Mighty Nurse Scholarship
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for Mighty Nurse members enrolled in nursing programs at the level of licensed practical nurse, registered nurse or higher.

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AzNF Scholarship
Location: Arizona
Amount: $500 to $2500
Description: These scholarships are for Arizona nursing students. There are $500 scholarships for ADN students, $1000 scholarships for BSN and RN-BSN students, and $2500 scholarships for Master’s and Doctoral students.

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American Legion Auxiliary Department of California’s Past Presidents Parley Nursing Scholarship
Location: California
Amount: $2,000
Description: This scholarship is for veterans, veteran’s spouses, widows or widowers, or children of veterans of the World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama and/or Persian Gulf. Students must be planning to enter or currently enrolled in an accredited nursing school for the purpose of earning a licensed vocational nurse, registered nurse or other recognized nursing degree.

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California School Nurses Organization Scholarship
Location: California
Amount: $1,000
Description: This is for graduate-level nursing students who already posses a bachelor’s degree or higher and are currently enrolled in a Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved School Nurse Credential Program or higher education learning program, such as a master’s, doctoral or nurse practitioner program. Applicants must have a valid registered nurse license issued by the state of California and be current members of the California School Nurse Organization.

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Kaiser Permanente’s Deloras Jones RN Scholarship Program
Location: California
Amount: $1,000 to $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for full-time students in a California Board of Registered Nursing-approved program in one of the following areas: Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), entry-level Master of Science in Nursing (MSN/MN), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education-accredited post-graduate MSN/MN or Doctoral program in Nursing (PhD/DNSc/DNP). A minimum GPA of 2.5 to 3.8 is required, depending on award. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

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Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development’s Licensed Vocational Nurse Loan Repayment Program
Location: California
Amount: Up to $6,000
Description: This loan repayment program is for practicing licensed vocational nurses providing direct patient care for 32 or more hours a week. Applicants must be working in qualified facilities, be in good standing with the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, have outstanding debt from a commercial or U.S. governmental lending institution and be free from any other service obligation. Award is in exchange for 24 months of service in a medically underserved area.

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Friends of Nursing Scholarship
Location: Colorado
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree program at participating Colorado Schools of Nursing. Preference will given to students who are planning to practice in Colorado. Applicants must be in their junior or senior year of undergrad, or enrolled at the graduate level, and hold a minimum 3.0 GPA.

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Connecticut Nurses Foundation Dr. Sheila Packard Memorial Scholarship
Location: Connecticut
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students, faculty members or alumni of the Schools of Nursing of Boston College, University of Connecticut or Yale University, who are currently conducting or in the development phase of research focused on the power of nursing as a healing art.

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Connecticut Nurses Foundation Cassena Care Scholarship
Location: Connecticut
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for citizens of the state of Connecticut who are attending in-state schools of nursing or higher and demonstrate the mission of Cassena Care – “Renew, Restore, Rehabilitate” – in their present or future nursing careers.

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Connecticut Nurses Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Location: Connecticut
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for residents of Connecticut, entering or studying in a National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) accredited School of Nursing (Associate, Baccalaureate or Master Degree) or a program leading to a Doctorate in Nursing.

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Connecticut Nurses’ Foundation’s Linda Angotto Memorial Award
Location: Connecticut
Amount: Varies
Description: This award is for Connecticut residents who are registered nurses or advanced practice registered nurses currently practicing in-state. Applicants must demonstrate merit and dedication to professional excellence.

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Florida Association Directors of Nursing Administration/Long-Term Care Imogene Ward Nursing Scholarship Award
Location: Florida
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for a licensed RN in a BSN or MSN program, LPN in an RN program or certified nursing assistant enrolled in an RN or LPN program with a minimum of two years employment history in long-term care.

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Florida State Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Continuing Education Scholarship
Location: Florida
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses or nursing students obtaining their degrees in nursing and committed to working in the field of rehabilitation in Florida. Applicants must be tri-level members of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses,  dependents of tri-level members or students sponsored by tri-level members. A 3.0 GPA or better is required.

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Florida State Association of Rehabilitation Nurses CRRN (Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse) Examination Scholarship
Location: Florida
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses working in the field of rehabilitation in Florida, who have passed the CRRN examination in the prior 30 days. Applicants must be tri-level member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.

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Florida Nurses Foundation Scholarships
Location: Florida
Amount: Varies
Description: Criteria varies with scholarships.

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Georgia Nurses Foundations Katherine Pope Scholarship
Location: Georgia
Amount: $500 or more
Description: This scholarship is for non-registered nurse students enrolled in accredited Baccalaureate programs in nursing. Applicants must be residents of Georgia, hold GPAs of 2.5 or better, and have completed at least one semester of nursing clinical. This scholarship is only awarded every odd year.

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Georgia Nurses Foundations Annie Lou Overton Scholarship
Location: Georgia
Amount: $500 or more 
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses currently enrolled in accredited Baccalaureate programs in nursing. Applicants must be Georgia residents and hold GPAs of 2.5 or better.This scholarship is only awarded every odd year.

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Georgia Nurses Foundations’ Kathryn Suggs Chance Leonard Scholarship
Location: Georgia
Amount: $500 or more
Description: These scholarships are for students currently enrolled in accredited Master’s or Doctoral programs in nursing in George. Applicants must be Georgia residents, hold a GPA of 3.0 or better, and be a registered nurse or have completed at least one semester of nursing clinical.  This scholarship is only awarded every odd year.

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Margaret Jones Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund
Location: Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is available for college juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing their Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Masters of Science in Nursing or Doctorate in Nursing full time at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, University of Hawaii-Hilo, Hawaii Pacific University or Doctoral programs within the United States. Applicants must be residents of Hawaii, demonstrate financial need and hold a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference may be given to members of the Hawaii Nurses Association.

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Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship
Location: Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for primary health care professionals in training, who have been or will be admitted to accredited schools and programs. Recipients must serve full time in medically underserved areas in Hawaii for two to four years, depending on the length of time of scholarship support.

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Filipino Nurses’ Organization of Hawai’i Scholarship
Location: Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for full-time undergraduate or graduate students of Filipino ancestry who are majoring in nursing at accredited, two- or four-year, nonprofit institutions in the United States. Applicants must be residents of Hawaii, demonstrate financial need and hold a GPA of 2.7 or better.

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Lilian B. Reynolds Scholarship
Location: Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for full-time graduate students of medicine and nursing who attend accredited, four-year, nonprofit institutions in the United States. Applicants must be residents of Hawaii, demonstrate financial need and hold GPAs of 2.7 or better.

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Philippine Nurses’ Association Hawaii Foundation Scholarship Fund
Location: Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for full-time undergraduate or graduate students of Filipino ancestry who are majoring in nursing at an accredited, two- or four-year, nonprofit institution within the United States. Applicants must be residents of Hawaii, demonstrate financial need and hold a minimum GPA of 3.5 or better.

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Illinois Nurses Foundations Arthur L. Davis Scholarship
Location: Illinois
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for nurses who intend to serve as faculty in Illinois. Applicants must be enrolled full or half time in accredited National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education graduate programs with an emphasis in nursing education. A minimum 3.5 GPA is also required.

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Marion A. and Eva S. Peeples Foundation Trust Scholarship
Location: Indiana
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students majoring in nursing, dietetics or technology education at Indiana colleges and universities. Priority will be given, in order, to applicants from Franklin Community High School, Johnson County, and Indiana high schools.

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Iowa Nurses Foundation’s Mary Paulson Scholarship
Location: Iowa
Amount: $1,000 
Description: This scholarship is for current nurses to further their educations and advance their careers. Applicants must be Iowa residents and attend in-state schools, hold at least an Associate’s Degree in Nursing or work as a registered nurse, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

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Iowa Nurses Foundations 100 Great Iowa Nurses Scholarship

Location: Iowa
Amount: $1,500 
Description: This scholarship is for full- or part-time students attending approved Master of Science in Nursing or Doctorate in Nursing programs in Iowa. Applicants must commit to enhancing the delivery of quality health care in Iowa through practice, research and/or teaching.

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Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Foundation Scholarship
Location: International
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing careers in perioperative nursing and to registered nurses continuing their educations in perioperative nursing by earning bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees.

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Kansas Nurses Foundation Scholarship
Location: Kansas
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas Nurses Foundations Ellen K. Carson Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas Nurses Foundations Wesley School of Nursing Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $500 
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas Nurses Foundations Patsy Quint Occupational Health Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs, and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas Nurses Foundation’s Connie Scheffer Public Health Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas Nurses Foundation’s Roberta Thiry Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas Nurses Foundation’s Rose Mary Vopat Dlabal Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $300
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas Nurses Foundation’s Hester L. Thurston Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas Nurses Foundation’s L. Joy Walker Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas School Nurse Organization (KSNO) Scholarship
Location: Kansas
Amount: $750 or more
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses employed in schools and advancing their educations through Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing programs. Applicants must be KSNO members.

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Kansas Nurses Foundation’s Devane CRNA Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas Nurses Foundation’s Morgan-Sanders Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kansas Nurses Foundation’s Glenn & Greta Snell Fund
Location: Kansas
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for students in registered nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, graduate and postgraduate nursing study, certificate nursing programs and undergraduate registered nursing programs. All programs must be nationally accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Council On Accreditation. Undergraduate programs must be in Kansas. Applicants must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester, be Kansas residents and United States citizens, and hold cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0.

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Kentucky Nurses Foundation Scholarship
Location: Kentucky
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students enrolled in pre-licensure programs who have successfully completed one semester of nursing coursework or those accepted into post-licensure programs.

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Louisiana Association of Student Nurses (LASN) Financial Need Scholarship
Location: Louisiana
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be active National Student Nurses’ Association/LASN members for at least six months, involved in student activities and/or student government, and hold a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.

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Johns Hopkins Medicines Suburban Hospital Casey Scholarship
Location: Maryland
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing degrees in nursing and Suburban Hospital employees pursuing degrees or certifications in critically needed areas. Applicants must hold a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students in their last two years of study.

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Suburban Hospital Suburban Scholarship
Location: Maryland
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for employees of Suburban Hospital who are pursuing degrees in nursing or allied health fields. Applicants must hold GPAs of at least 2.5.

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Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program
Location: Maryland
Amount: Up to full tuition and fees
Description: This scholarship is for full-time and part-time, undergraduate and graduate students at two- and four-year Maryland colleges, universities and private career schools. Applicants must be Maryland residents, as well as the children or spouses of members of the Armed Forces, public safety officers or victims of terrorism.

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Parren J. Mitchell Public Service Scholarship – Nursing
Location: Maryland
Amount: $1,000 to $4,000
Description: This scholarship is for nurses in Maryland licensed hospitals, adult day care centers, nursing homes, public health agencies, home health agencies, eligible institutions of postsecondary education that award nursing degrees or diplomas, and other organizations authorized by the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene. Applicants must be enrolled full- or part-time in undergraduate or graduate nursing programs at accredited Maryland postsecondary institutions.

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American Nurses Association (ANA) Massachusetts Arthur L. Davis Publishing Agency Scholarship
Location: Massachusetts
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for ANA Massachusetts members who are pursuing further degrees in nursing, or the children or significant others of members who have been accepted into nursing education programs.

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Daughters of the American Revolutions Mildred Nutting Nursing Scholarship
Location: Massachusetts
Amount: $2,000
Description: Student must be accepted and enrolled into an accredited school of nursing. This scholarship is sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution

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Missouri League of Nursing Scholarship
Location: Missouri
Amount: Up to $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for practical nursing students,  registered nursing (RN) students above the freshman level in associate degree/diploma programs, RN students above the sophomore level in baccalaureate nursing programs and Master of Science in Nursing candidates who have completed at least 15 hours of the courses required for their advanced degrees and hold an active license in Missouri. Applicants must be residents of Missouri for at least one year, as well as United States citizens; demonstrate financial need; and hold a minimum GPA of 3.0.

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Heartland Foundations Mary Ann Reinert Scholarship
Location: Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students with 12 credit enrollment in a Surgical Nursing program. A 2.5 GPA is required.

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Heartland Foundations Bill and Mary Russell Health Care Scholarship
Location: Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing educational opportunities in nursing and health care. Applicants must reside in or hail from particular counties.

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Heartland Foundations Mary Alice Hartigan Scholarship
Location: Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for individuals in the field of nursing and surgical services, with an emphasis on surgical nursing.   Applicants must reside in or hail from particular counties.

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Nebraska Health Care Foundation Scholarship
Location: Nebraska
Amount: $$500 to $750
Description: This scholarship is for individuals wishing to attend a licensed practical nurse (LPN) school of nursing and current LPNs wishing to advance their nursing certifications. Applicants must be employed by Nebraska Nursing Facility & Assisted Living Association member institutions or be immediate family members of employees.

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Nebraska Health Care Foundation Nurse Advancement Scholarship
Location: Nebraska
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for licensed registered nurses and licensed practical nurses wishing to advance their nursing skills and capabilities.

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Nebraska Health Care Foundation’s Basic Nursing Assistant Scholarship
Location: Nebraska
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for qualified persons wishing to become basic nursing assistants in nursing facilities and/or assisted living communities.

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North Carolina Nurses Associations Judy Knox Scholarship
Location: North Carolina
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for graduates of diploma nursing programs who are pursuing additional education in nursing.

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North Carolina Nurses Associations Eunice M. Smith Scholarship
Location: North Carolina
Amount: $1,000 to $2,000
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses pursuing education at the baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral level on a part-time basis.

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Mennonite Home Communities of Ohios Barbara Fleming Scholarship
Location: Ohio
Amount: $500 or more
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing a degree as a licensed practical nurse, registered nurse or Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

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State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commissions Nursing Students Assistance
Location: Oklahoma
Amount: $1,000 to $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for students admitted to accredited programs of nursing study. Applicants must be United States citizens and legal residents of Oklahoma. Award is in exchange for equivalent years of practice at sponsoring or qualified health institutions.

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Clark-Phelps Scholarship
Location: Oregon
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students in undergraduate nursing programs or graduate programs in nursing, dentistry and medicine at Oregon public colleges. Applicants must be residents of either Oregon or Alaska. Preference will be given to graduates of Oregon and Alaska high schools, students at Oregon Health & Science University and those with the intention to work in rural communities.

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Oregon Nurses Foundations Huggins and Haggland Scholarship for Continuing Education
Location: Oregon
Amount: Up to $125
Description: This scholarship is for Oregon Nurses Association members pursuing traditional classroom or online continuing education courses.

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Marion A. Lindeman Scholarship
Location: Oregon
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for eligible employees of Willamette View Health Center or Willamette View Terrace, who have completed at least one year at either facility and are pursuing degrees or certificates in nursing; speech, physical or occupational therapy; or other health-related fields. Enrollment must be at least half-time at public, nonprofit colleges.

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NLN Ella McKinney Scholarship
Location: Oregon
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for graduates of Oregon high schools who are majoring in nursing at the undergraduate or graduate level at in-state colleges accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Preference will be given to final year students.

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Bertha P. Singer Nurses Scholarship
Location: Oregon
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students entering their second year or later at an Oregon college. Applicants must be U.S. citizens with minimum GPAs of 3.0.

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Franz Stenzel M.D. and Kathryn Stenzel Scholarship
Location: Oregon
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for graduates of Oregon high schools who are enrolled at least half time in programs in medicine (pre-med and graduate-level), nursing or physician assistance. Applicants who are high school seniors must have a GPA of 2.75 or better, and college students must have at least a 2.5.

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Oregon Nurses Foundations Centennial Education Scholarship
Location: Oregon
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for students who have been accepted and are enrolled in accredited nursing programs in Oregon. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to nursing practice in Oregon; leadership abilities and experiences; experience with other cultures, minority groups and underserved populations; and financial need.

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Oregon Nurses Foundation’s Smith Education Scholarship
Location: Oregon
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for individuals enrolled in undergraduate baccalaureate or graduate nursing programs. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to nursing practice in Oregon; leadership abilities and experiences; experience with other cultures, minority groups and underserved populations; and financial need.

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Touchmark Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Location: Arizona, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, Alberta
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing degrees in nursing. Preference will be given to those in geriatric nursing.

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Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvanias Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship
Location: Pennsylvania
Amount: $2,000
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing nursing education.

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The Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania Scholarship
Location: Pennsylvania
Amount: Varies 
Description: This scholarship is for Pennsylvania residents who are pursuing basic or advanced degrees in nursing  at Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing-approved programs.

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Tennessee Nurses Foundation’s Tennessee Nurses Association District Educational Scholarship
Location: Tennessee
Amount: Up to $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses who have been members of TNA for at least one year or for non-licensed registered nursing students in Tennessee nursing programs.

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Good Samaritan Foundation Scholarship
Location: Texas
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for Texas residents of low to moderate income who are studying clinical nursing.

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Texas Emergency Nurses Association (TXENA) Scholarship
Location: Texas
Amount: $500 to $4,000
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing their undergraduate, postgraduate or doctoral degrees in nursing at a National League for Nursing, American Association of Colleges of Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accredited school. Applicants must be TXENA members living or attending school in Texas, and hold at least a 3.0 GPA.

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International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons’ Health Career Scholarship
Location: United States and Canada
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students studying to become registered nurses. Applicants pursuing their associate’s degree must have completed at least their first year of study at accredited institutions, while those pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degrees must have completed two years of study.

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Karen Quill Scholarship
Location: Vermont
Amount: Up to $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for students seeking degrees in nursing at accredited schools in Vermont, which are approved for federal Title IV funding. Applicants must be active members of children of active members of a union. They must also demonstrate financial need and community service.

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Vermont State Grange Alice Cossingham Scholarship
Location: Vermont
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students seeking degrees in practical nursing, licensed practical nursing or registered nursing at accredited schools, which are approved for federal Title IV funding. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and financial aid.

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Virginia Department of Health (VDH)-Office of Health Equity (OHE)-Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship
Location: Virginia
Amount: $150 to $2,000
Description: This scholarship is for students enrolled in undergraduate nursing programs at schools of nursing in Virginia, which are approved by the State Board of Nursing. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Virginia residents of at least one year. In addition, they must hold a GPA of at least 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.

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Virginia Nurses Associations Owens & Minor Nursing Scholarship
Location: Virginia
Amount: $1,500
Description: This scholarship is for full-time juniors and seniors enrolled in nursing majors leading to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees at nationally approved programs accredited in Virginia. Applicants must be Virginia residents and hold GPAs of at least 3.00.

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Virginia Nursing Students Association (VNSA) Second Degree or RN-BSN Student Scholarship
Location: Virginia
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for active VNSA members who already hold a bachelor’s degree and are entering or already enrolled in a nursing program leading to a registered nursing license.

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Wisconsin League for Nursing Scholarship Program
Location: Wisconsin
Amount: Varies 
Description: This scholarship is for Wisconsin residents enrolled in schools of nursing. Applicants may be pursuing their licensed practical nursing degree, Associate Degree in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing or Doctorate in Nursing.

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FEATURED ONLINE HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS


Nursing@Georgetown

Nursing@Georgetown is an academically rigorous, evidence-based program that culminates in a Master of Science degree in Nursing, delivered online by Georgetown University’s nationally ranked School of Nursing & Health Studies.

Nursing@Simmons

Nursing@Simmons is an online Family Nurse Practitioner program designed for currently licensed RNs who are at various stages of their career.

Nursing@USC

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Department of Nursing offers an online Master of Science in Nursing program for aspiring family nurse practitioners through Nursing@USC.

MPH@Simmons

MPH@Simmons, the online Master of Public Health from Simmons College, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global level.

MPH@GW

An innovative online Master of Public Health program offered by the top-ranked Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.

MHA@GW

Offered by the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, this online Executive Master of Health Administration program is designed for healthcare professionals who aspire to become leaders in their field.

HealthInformatics@GW

This online Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University enables graduates to improve the efficiency of health care organizations through the use of data and technology.

Sponsored Programs

Undergraduate Nursing Scholarships

Hurst Review Services’ American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing professional nursing degrees. Applicants must be pre-licensure and enrolled at member AACN schools.

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Tylenol Future Care Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for well-deserving students pursuing careers in health care.

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Barbara Rhomberg Nursing Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for non-traditional students (defined as those who did not continue their education for three or more years after high school) enrolled in full-time undergraduate nursing programs and working toward associate or bachelor’s degrees.

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Walter C. and Marie C. Schmidt Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for U.s. citizens enrolling in programs to become registered nurses and intending to pursue careers in geriatric healthcare. Applicants must be attending Lane Community College, another two-year college nursing program or a four-year college nursing program at least half time.

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Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Foundation State Challenge Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing associate’s or bachelor’s degrees in nursing. Applicants must be employed in emergency departments, demonstrate an interest in emergency nursing and be members of ENA or be referred by ENA members. In addition, they must hold a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend National League for Nursing, American Association of Colleges of Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accredited schools.

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Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)s Charles Kunz Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship
Amount: $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses who are pursuing baccalaureate degrees in nursing. Applicants must be current ENA members, hold a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend National League Nursing, American Association of Colleges of Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accredited schools.

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Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Foundation Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship
Amount: $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for current registered nurses pursuing baccalaureate degrees in nursing. Applicants must be current ENA members, hold a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend National League Nursing, American Association of Colleges of Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accredited schools.

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Nurse Journals Global Health Scholarship
Amount: $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in global health-related programs in nursing, medicine or public health. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2, involvement in extracurricular activities and employment history.

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Lamber-Goodnow Nursing Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for students applying to or currently enrolled in nursing programs through the following year.

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Cascade Healthcare Solutions Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for current students in undergraduate nursing degree programs at accredited colleges and universities, or high school students who have been accepted into college and plan to study nursing. Applicants must hold a 3.0 GPA or better, and be legal residents of the United States or hold valid student visas.

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Oncology Nurses Society Foundation’s Bachelor’s in Nursing Degree Scholarship
Amount: $3,000 to $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for students enrolled for their senior year of their Bachelor’s of Nursing degree programs at National League for Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accredited schools of nursing.

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American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN)’s Jadeh Marselis-Moore Scholarship 
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for current AAMN members who are male and currently enrolled in accredited nursing programs, of which they have completed at least one academic term.

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American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN)’s Nurse World Academic Progression in Nursing: Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Student Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 
Description: This scholarship is for current AAMN members who are male and currently enrolled in accredited nursing programs, of which they have completed at least one academic term.

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American Nephrology Nurses Association’s (ANNA) Career Mobility Scholarship
Amount: $1,000-$2,500
Description: This scholarship is for current full ANNA members at least the last two years. Applicants must be actively involved in nephrology nursing-related health care services and be accepted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree program in nursing. Candidates must also hold current certification through the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission.

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Baptist Health Care Foundation’s Scholarship
Location: Alabama, Florida
Amount: $1,000-$2,500
Description: This scholarship is for Baptist Health Care affiliate team members, their dependents and residents of Northwest Florida and South Alabama who are enrolled in a college or university and working to obtain a degree within the healthcare industry. Award is based on academic excellence, financial need, extracurricular activities, demonstrated aptitude and critical need of health care areas.

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Baptist Health Care Foundation’s Sue Cochran Nursing Scholarship
Location: Alabama
Amount: $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students enrolled in accredited colleges of nursing in Alabama. Applicant must be a college sophomore, junior or senior from Alabama and hold a GPA of 3.0 or better. Preference will be given to Baptist Health employees or children of employees.

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American Legion Auxiliary Department of Arizona’s Health Care Occupations Scholarship
Location: Arizona
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing careers in health care occupations. Applicants must be enrolled in accredited, tax-supported institutions in Arizona that offer certificate or degree programs in health care occupations. Candidates must be citizens of the United States and residents of Arizona for at least one year. Preference will be given to immediate family members of veterans.

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California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development’s Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship
Location: California
Amount: Up to $8,000 
Description: This scholarship is for students currently accepted or enrolled in California Board of Registered Nursing programs for Associate’s Degrees in Nursing. Applicants must be licensed vocational nurses, enrolled in six units or more, holding a GPA of 2.0 or greater, having graduated after June 30, 2017, and free from any other service obligations. Award is in exchange for two years’ service in medically underserved areas.

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California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development’s Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship
Location: California
Amount: Up to $25,000
Description: This scholarship is for students currently accepted or enrolled in California Board or Committee approved programs to become: certified nurse midwives, clinical nurse specialists, dentists, nurse practitioners, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physician assistants and speech therapists. Applicants must be enrolled in six units or more, hold a GPA of 2.0 or greater, have graduated after June 30, 2017, and be free from any other service obligations. Award is in exchange for two years’ service in medically underserved areas.

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California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development’s Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship
Location: California
Amount: Up to $13,000
Description: This scholarship is for students current accepted or enrolled in a Bachelor’s in Nursing program in California. Applicants must be free from service obligation and have graduated after June 30,2017. Award is in exchange for two years’ service in a medically underserved area.

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Association of California Nurse Leaders’ Nurses’ Float Scholarship
Location: California
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses pursuing either Associate Degrees in Nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs  or Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Master of Science in Nursing programs.

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California Nursing Students’ Association (CNSA) Scholarship
Location: California
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for current CNSA members enrolled in state-approved programs leading to licensure as a registered nurse. Applicants must hold a GPA of 3.0 or greater.

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Critical Care Training Center Interactive Scholarship
Location: California
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for college nursing students, including those in bridge programs, but excluding licensed vocational nurses. Applicants must be California residents.

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Delaware Department of Education’s Nursing Incentive Program
Location: Delaware
Amount: Up to tuition, fees and other expenses
Description: This scholarship is for legal residents of Delaware who are full-time students enrolled in accredited programs leading to certification as registered nurses or licensed practical nurses. Applicants must hold GPAs of 2.5 or better.

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Christiana Care Health System’s Ruth Shaw Junior Board Scholarship
Location: Delaware, New Jersey
Amount: Up to tuition and textbooks
Description: This scholarship is for Christiana Care employees and college students who permanently reside in Delaware and New Jersey, and who are pursuing their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees or are enrolled in other accredited, college-level nursing programs. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.8 or better and demonstrate commitment to serving others. Award is in exchange for one year of employment with Christiana Care upon graduation.

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Florida Association Directors of Nursing Administration’s Imogene Ward Scholarship
Location: Florida
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing education to become registered nurses at accredited Florida nursing programs. Applicants must be actively employed by the same facility or employer as the person who nominates them. Candidates must demonstrate determination to overcome personal and/or professional obstacles, as well as a track record of excellence and the potential for future leadership in long-term care. Award is in exchange for two years’ full-time employment in long-term care in Florida.

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Hawai’i Pacific Gerontological Society Nursing Scholarship
Location: Hawaii
Amount: This scholarship is for residents of Hawaii who demonstrate financial need in pursuing a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse degree with an interest in geriatric nursing at an accredited two- or four-year, nonprofit institution in-state. Applicants must be full-time students and hold GPAs of 2.7 or greater.

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Isemoto Contracting Co., Ltd. Scholarship
Location: Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for residents of Hawaii who demonstrate financial need in their pursuit of a degree in nursing, civil engineering or education at accredited two- or four-year, nonprofit institutions in the United States. Applicants must be full-time college juniors or seniors who graduated from Hawaii Island high schools. Candidates must hold a GPA of 2.7 or greater.

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Illinois Nurses Foundation’s Sonne Scholarship
Location: Illinois
Amount: $500 to $1,500
Description: This scholarship is for members of the Student Nurse Association of Illinois who are enrolled in state-approved nursing programs which lead to eligibility to sit for licensure examinations as a registered professional nurse.

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Illinois AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing Scholarship
Location: Illinois
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for Illinois high school seniors who have been accepted into pre-approved nursing programs and students at approved schools of nursing in Illinois. Applicants must demonstrate satisfactory academic performance, character, interest and financial need. Priority will be given to dependants of deceased or disabled veterans.

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Iowa United Methodist Foundation’s Justine E. Granner Memorial Scholarship
Location: Iowa
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for American Indian or other ethnic minority students preparing for careers in nursing, public health and/or related fields at colleges or schools of nursing in Iowa. Applicants must hold GPAs of 3.0 or better, and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to Iowa high school graduates.

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Kansas Board of Regents’ Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship
Location: Kansas
Amount: $2,500-$3,500
Description: This scholarship is for students accepted to Kansas nursing programs pursuing careers as licensed practical nurses or registered nurses, and enrolled for 12 credit hours or more. The award is in exchange for one year of full-time employment at the sponsoring institution for each year of scholarship support provided. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate financial need.

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Kentucky Board of Nursing’s Nursing Incentive Scholarship
Location: Kentucky
Amount: $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for Kentucky residents who have been admitted to nursing programs and have completed their prerequisite classes. Preference will be given to those with financial need, licensed practical nurses pursuing registered nurse education and registered nurses pursuing graduate nursing education. Award is in exchange for one year of full-time employment in Kentucky for each year of scholarship support.

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Louisiana Association of Student Nurses’ (LASN) Breakthrough to Nursing Scholarship
Location: Louisiana
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for non-traditional nursing students. Applicants must hold GPAs of 2.5 or better, be active LASN members of at least six months and be involved in student activities and/or student government.

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Louisiana Association of Student Nurses’ (LASN) Student Nurse of the Year Scholarship
Location: Louisiana
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students in their junior and senior year of diploma or Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs, or those in their last year of Associate of Nursing Degree/Associate of Science in Nursing programs. Applicants must be LASN members of at least six months, hold GPAs of 3.0 or better, and be involved in student activities and/or student government. Candidates must also be endorsed by the student body or Student Nurse Association Chapter and Faculty.

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American Nurses Association Maine’s Student Nurses Scholarship
Location: Maine
Amount: $250 to $500
Description:

This scholarship is for students in good standing at Maine undergraduate nursing programs who have successfully completed one semester of a clinical course. Applicants must be members of their school’s student nurse association.

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Kamryn Lambert Memorial Scholarship
Location: Maryland
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors from Maryland high schools who are interested in the medical profession.

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Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) Member’s Child Scholarship
Location: Massachusetts
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for children of MNA members in good standing who are pursuing degrees as registered nurses or health care professionals at schools approved by professional accrediting bodies.  

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Missouri Department of American Legion M.D. Jack Murphy Scholarship
Location: Missouri
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for full-time students planning careers as registered nurses at accredited colleges/universities. Candidates must be the descendents of veterans having served 90 days on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard of the United States, and having honorable discharges. Applicants must also be residents of Missouri and unmarried dependents under the age of 21 who are in the top 40 percent of their class. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate need.

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Heartland Foundation’s Velma Flies Anderson Scholarship
Location: Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for full-time senior-year students in accredited registered nurse programs. Applicants must hold GPAs of 3.0 or better, and demonstrate above average clinical performance, commitment to service to humanity or health care, and financial need.

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Nebraska Health Care Foundation RN Scholarship
Location: Nebraska
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for individuals wishing to attend registered nurse schools of nursing.

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Independent College Fund of New Jersey’s (ICFNJ) BD Scholarship for Students Pursuing Careers in Healthcare
Location: New Jersey
Amount: $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for full-time students enrolled at ICFNJ member colleges or universities who are entering junior or senior year, and demonstrate interest in pursuing careers in the health care industry. Applicants must hold a GPA of 3.2 or better. Preference will be given to those with financial need.

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C.R. Bard Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Location: New Jersey
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for full-time students entering the second semester of their sophomore year, the second semester of the second year of their nursing program or later. Applicants must be interested in pursuing careers in the health industry, demonstrate financial need and hold GPAs of 3.0 or greater.

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Independent College Fund of New Jersey’s (ICFNJ) Novo Nordisk Scholars
Location: New Jersey
Amount: $4,000
Description: This scholarship is for full-time students enrolled ICFNJ member institutions who are entering junior or senior year. Applicants must possess GPAs of 3.0 or greater; demonstrate work or life history with populations with diabetes, hemophilia or bleeding disorders; be interested pursuing careers in the health industry; and have financial need. Preference will be given to nursing, nutrition and life science majors.

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New York State Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) September 11 Scholarship – Rescue Workers
Location: New York
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for rescue workers who are obtaining an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing. Applicants must have at least one year of pre-hospital work experience and a letter of reference from a current ENA member if they are not a member themselves.

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Chester and Helen Luther Scholarship
Location: Oregon
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for graduates of high schools in Oregon or Clark County, Washington, who are first-generation college attendees and 25 years old or older. Applicants must be enrolled at least half time in nursing or medical programs in Oregon or Clark County, Washington, at public, nonprofit schools. Candidates must also hold GPAs of 3.0 or greater.

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Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania’s Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Location: Pennsylvania
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for active duty service members, US veterans or their families. Applicants must be residents of Pennsylvania and undergraduate students.

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South Carolina Nurses Foundation’s Nurses Care Scholarship
Location: South Carolina
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for graduate and undergraduate students.

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Tennessee Nurses Foundation RN to BSN Scholarship
Location: Tennessee
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses in who are enrolled in baccalaureate nursing programs at accredited institutions of higher education. Applicants must be Tennessee Nurses Association members of at least one year and be residents of or employees in Tennessee.

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University Health System’s Nursing Scholarship
Location: Texas
Amount: Up to $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for employees of University Health System for at least one year, who have been accepted to accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing school degree programs. Applicants must hold a GPA of 3.0 or greater and volunteer for six hours per year of scholarship support.

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Texas Emergency Nurses Association (TXENA) Initial Degree in Nursing Scholarship
Location: Texas
Amount: $500 to $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing their undergraduate degrees in nursing. Applicants must be members of TXENA, reside in Texas or attend school in Texas. Candidates must hold GPAs of 3.0 or greater and attend schools accredited by National League for Nursing, American Association of Colleges of Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Rebekah Assembly of Vermont Nursing Scholarship
Location: Vermont
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for students attending accredited schools of nursing approved for federal Title IV funding.

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Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship
Location: Vermont
Amount: $1,000 to $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for students attending accredited schools approved for federal Title IV funding and seeking degrees in registered nursing, licensed practical nursing, physical therapy, speech language pathology, occupational therapy or social work. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and intend to work in Vermont for a minimum of two years.

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Daughters of the American Revolution Virginia Nursing Scholarship
Location: Virginia
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors who will continue their educations at accredited schools of nursing in Virginia.

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Virginia Department of Health’s Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship Program for Registered Nurses Scholarship
Location: Virginia
Amount: $150 to $2,000
Description: This scholarship is for students enrolled in undergraduate nursing programs in Virginia. Applicants must be residents of Virginia for at least one year and demonstrate financial need.

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Washington State Nurses Foundation Scholarship
Location: Washington
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for undergraduate students enrolled in approved programs leading to associate or baccalaureate nursing degrees. Applicants must have completed at least 12 nursing credits in a registered nurse program, and graduate students must be admitted to approved graduate nursing programs. Candidates must be either residents of Washington State or enrolled in approved registered nurse programs in Washington State.

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FEATURED ONLINE HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS


Nursing@Georgetown

Nursing@Georgetown is an academically rigorous, evidence-based program that culminates in a Master of Science degree in Nursing, delivered online by Georgetown University’s nationally ranked School of Nursing & Health Studies.

Nursing@Simmons

Nursing@Simmons is an online Family Nurse Practitioner program designed for currently licensed RNs who are at various stages of their career.

Nursing@USC

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Department of Nursing offers an online Master of Science in Nursing program for aspiring family nurse practitioners through Nursing@USC.

MPH@Simmons

MPH@Simmons, the online Master of Public Health from Simmons College, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global level.

MPH@GW

An innovative online Master of Public Health program offered by the top-ranked Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.

MHA@GW

Offered by the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, this online Executive Master of Health Administration program is designed for healthcare professionals who aspire to become leaders in their field.

HealthInformatics@GW

This online Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University enables graduates to improve the efficiency of health care organizations through the use of data and technology.

Sponsored Programs

Graduate Nursing Scholarships

CastleBranch-Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for students enrolled in graduate degree nursing programs at American Association of Colleges of Nursing member schools of nursing. Applicants must be GNSA members and hold GPAs of 3.5 or greater.

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March of Dimes’ Graduate Nursing Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses who are currently enrolled in graduate education with a focus on maternal-child nursing at the master’s or doctorate level. Applicants must be members of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, the American College of Nurse-Midwives or the National Association of Neonatal Nurses.

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American Association of Nurse Practitioners’ Education Advancement Scholarship
Amount: Varies 
Description: This scholarship is for nurse practitioners looking to advance their educations.

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American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Foundation Student Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students who are AANA student members and currently enrolled in accredited nurse anesthesia programs. Applicants must be in good standing within their programs.

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Nursing Educational Funds, Inc. Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for nursing students pursuing their master’s or doctoral degrees. Applicants must be enrolled in accredited programs and have completed 12 to 45 credits, depending on the program. Candidates must also hold GPAs of 3.6 or better.

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American Nurse Practitioner Foundation Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students formally admitted to and taking classes in fully accredited Master’s of Nursing, Post-Master’s or Doctoral Nurse Practitioner programs. Applicants must be in good standing.

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Oncology Nursing Society Foundation’s Master’s Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for students currently enrolled in or apply to Master’s in Nursing degree programs at NLN- or CCNE-accredited schools of nursing. Applicants must have an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing. Candidates must be currently licensed as registered nurses or posses bachelor’s degrees in another field.

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American College of Nurse Midwives Foundation’s Basic Midwifery Student Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for midwifery students. Applicants are judged on academic excellence, financial need and leadership potential.

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American College of Nurse Midwives Foundation’s GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for midwifery students. Applicants are judged on academic excellence, financial need and leadership potential.

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American College of Nurse Midwives Foundation’s Edith B. Wonnell CNM Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for midwifery students who intend to work in out-of-hospital settings. Applicants are judged on academic excellence, financial need and leadership potential.

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American College of Nurse Midwives Foundation’s Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for midwifery students. Applicants are judged on academic excellence, financial need and leadership potential.

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American Cancer Society’s Doctoral Degree Scholarship in Cancer Nursing
Amount: $15,000
Description: This scholarship is for graduate students pursuing doctoral study in the field of cancer nursing research and preparing for careers as nurse scientists.

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American Cancer Society’s Graduate Scholarship in Cancer Nursing Practice
Amount: $10,000
Description: This scholarship is for graduate students pursuing master’s degrees in cancer nursing or doctorates of nursing practice.

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Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing’s (ARIN) Dorothy Budnek Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $600
Description: This scholarship is for ARIN members of at least three years who have returned to school to advance their nursing education.

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Heartland Foundation’s Doris R. Hines Ph.D., R.N., CETN Nursing Scholarship
Amount: Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska
Description: This scholarship is for employees of Heartland Health who are enrolled in accredited/approved nursing programs above the bachelor’s level. Applicants must maintain excellent grade point averages and demonstrate their service to humanity and health care.

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Emergency Nurses Association’s Judith C. Kelleher Memorial (NP) Scholarship
Amount: $4,500
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing nurse practitioner degrees.

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Emergency Nurses Association Foundation’s Anita Dorr Graduate Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing with a focus in administration.

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Emergency Nurses Association Foundation’s Stryker Scholarship: Master’s in Healthcare or Related Field
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing degrees in business, public health, nurse education and informatics.

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Emergency Nurses Association Foundation’s Teleflex Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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Emergency Nurses Association Foundation’s State Challenge Master’s Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Description:  This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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Emergency Nurses Association Foundation’s Physio-Control, Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship
Amount: $2,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing baccalaureate degrees in nursing.

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Emergency Nurses Association Foundation’s Gisness Advance Practice Scholarship
Amount: $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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Emergency Nurses Association Foundation’s Karen O’Neil Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $3,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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Emergency Nurses Association Foundation’s Pamela Stinson Kidd Memorial Doctoral Scholarship
Amount: $10,000
Description:This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing doctoral degrees. Applicants’ dissertations must be related to emergency nursing.

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Emergency Nurses Association Foundation State Challenge Doctoral Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Description:  This scholarship is for current registered nurses pursuing doctoral degrees in nursing.

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Emergency Nurses Association Foundation’s Hill-Rom Doctoral Scholarship
Amount: $4,000
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses pursuing doctoral degrees in nursing.

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Oncology Nurses Society Foundation’s Doctoral Scholarship
Amount: $5,000 to $7,500
Description:  This scholarship is for current registered nurses who are interested in and committed to oncology nursing to continue their education by pursuing research doctoral degrees or clinical doctoral degrees.

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Alabama Board of Nursing Graduate Scholarship
Location: Alabama
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for active, unencumbered Alabama registered nurses who have been admitted to accredited in-state graduate programs. Applicants must be Alabama residents for at least one year.

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Arkansas Nurses Foundation Scholarship
Location: Arkansas
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for Arkansas nurses in good standing. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas as well.

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California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development’s Advanced Practice Healthcare Loan Repayment
Location: California
Amount: Up to $25,000
Description:  This loan repayment program is for currently licensed and practicing certified nurse midwives, clinical nurse specialists, dentists, nurse practitioners, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physician assistants and speech therapists providing direct patient care for 32 hours or more each week at a qualified facility. Applicants must be in good standing with their respective boards or committees, have outstanding educational debt from commercial or U.S. governmental lenders and be free from any other service obligations. The award is in exchange for two years’ service in medically underserved areas.

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Association of California Nurse Leaders’ Leadership Scholarship
Location: California
Amount: $2,000-$7,500
Description:  This scholarship is for nurse leaders pursuing graduate degrees in nursing or fields supporting healthcare leadership.

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California Emergency Nurses Association State Council – Vicki Dippner-Robertson Memorial Scholarship
Location: California
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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Colorado Emergency Nurses Association State Council – Colorado State Council Scholarship
Location: Colorado
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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Delaware Association of Nurse Anesthetists’ Ed Hyland Scholarship
Location: Delaware
Amount: Varies
Description:  This scholarship is for student nurse anesthetists who are practicing clinically in  Delaware and who exemplify outstanding qualities in nurse anesthesia practice.

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Delaware Association of Nurse Anesthetists’ (DANA) Angeline Solway Award
Location: Delaware
Amount: Varies
Description: This award is for active members of DANA who exemplifies professionalism and dedication to the field of nurse anesthesia both clinically and professionally. Applicants must be DANA members for at least 15 years, be active in DANA affairs and serve on the DANA board for at least five years.

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Florida Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (FANNP) Scholarship
Location: Florida
Amount: Varies
Description:  This scholarship is for FANNP members who are licensed registered nurses, advanced registered nurse practitioners, neonatal nurse practitioners or equivalents, and who are attending educational programs leading to degrees related to the healthcare field. Preference will be given to members, student members and associate members, in that order, and to those working towards neonatal nurse practitioner degrees. Length of FANNP membership will also be considered.

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Georgia Emergency Nurses Association State Council – Georgia State Council Scholarship
Location: Georgia
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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Laura Jean Armstrong Fund
Location: Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Description:  This scholarship is for residents of Hawaii who demonstrate financial need in attending accredited two- or four-year, nonprofit institutions in the United States as full-time graduate students majoring in nursing. Applicants must hold GPAS of 2.7 or better.

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Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program’s Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Location: Illinois
Amount: $4,000
Description: This scholarship is for Illinois residents who are registered nurses working in state and have been accepted to university nurse practitioner programs. The award is in exchange for two years’ service in approved rural communities in Illinois.

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Illinois Emergency Nurses Association State Council – Land of Lincoln Scholarship
Location: Illinois
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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Iowa Nurse Practitioner Society’s (INPS) Student Scholarship
Location: Iowa
Amount: $2,500
Description: This scholarship is for current students in nurse practitioner doctorate or master’s programs who are not yet qualified to practice as advanced registered nurse practitioners. Applicants must be student members of INPS.

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Kentucky Nurse Foundation Scholarship
Location: Kentucky
Amount: Varies
Description:  This scholarship is for students enrolled in pre-licensure programs who have completed one semester of nursing coursework or those in post-licensure programs of advance study.

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Kentucky Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) State Council – Kentucky ENA Founders Scholarship
Location: Kentucky
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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Maryland Higher Education Commission’s Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship
Location: Maryland
Amount: Up to tuition and fees
Description:  This scholarship is for Maryland residents enrolled in in-state colleges or universities as graduate students pursuing Masters of Science Nursing, post-graduate certificates, Doctorates or other graduate-level programs to become nursing faculty. Applicants must hold GPAs of at least 3.0. Award is in exchange for one year’s service for each year of scholarship support.

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Minnesota Emergency Nurses Association State Council – “Minnesota Pathways IX” Scholarship
Location: Minnesota
Amount: $5,000
Description:  This scholarship is for emergency registered nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority’s Masters Nurse Scholars
Location: North Carolina
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students accepted for enrollment at least half time in qualified education programs to become registered nurses and practicing nurses or obtain their Master’s in Nursing degrees. Applicants must be North Carolina residents and demonstrate merit.

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Nurse Practitioners of Oregon Nanette Clapper Memorial Scholarship
Location: Oregon
Amount: $6,000
Description: This scholarship is for registered nurses seeking to become nurse practitioners or nurse practitioners furthering their educations.

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Self Regional Healthcare Foundation’s Mary Ella Ruff Nursing Scholarship
Location: South Carolina
Amount: $1,000
Description: This scholarship is for individuals planning to enroll in certified nursing programs in South Carolina or for practicing nurses who wish to advance their professional skills.

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South Carolina Nurses Foundation’s Nurses Care Scholarship
Location: South Carolina
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing graduate and undergraduate studies.

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Tennessee Nurses Association’s Maureen Nalle Memorial Graduate Nursing Scholarship
Location: Tennessee
Amount: $2,000
Description: This scholarship for eligible registered nurses who are continuing their education in graduate studies. Applicants must TNA members of at least one year and resident of or employees in Tennessee.

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Texas Emergency Nurses Association State Council – Vicki Patrick Texas Legacy Scholarship
Location: Texas
Amount: $5,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing master’s degrees in nursing.

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Texas Emergency Nurses Association’s (TXENA) Frank L. Cole Advanced Nursing Scholarship
Location: Texas
Amount: $4,000
Description: This scholarship is for emergency nurses pursuing advance practice or doctoral degrees. Applicants must be TXENA members living or attending school in Texas. Candidates must also hold GPAs of 3.0 or greater, and attend National League for Nursing, American Association of Colleges of Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accredited schools.

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American Association of Nurse Anesthetists’ (AANA) Dean Hayden Student Research Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description:  This scholarship is for nurse anesthesia students in good academic standing. Applicants must be members of the AANA.

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Texas Organization Nurse Executives (TONE) Nurse Scholarship
Location: Texas
Amount: $1,500
Description: This scholarship is for TONE members pursuing advanced nursing degrees. Applicants must be enrolled in accredited graduate programs in nursing at the master’s or doctoral level, have completed at least one semester of course and demonstrate community service involvement.

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Texas Nurse Practitioner Foundation Scholarship
Location: Texas
Amount: $1,500
Description:  This scholarship is for students enrolled in master’s/post-master’s degree nurse practitioner programs or nurse practitioners obtaining doctoral degrees. Applicants must hold current Texas registered nurse licenses, be residents of Texas, have completed at least 25 percent of their program and have GPAs of 3.0 or higher.

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Virginia Department of Health’s Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwifery Scholarship
Location: Virginia
Amount: Varies
Description:  This scholarship is for Virginia residents of at least one year who have been accepted to or already enrolled in in-state schools of nursing approved by the State Board of Nursing. Applicants must agree to practice full-time as nurse practitioners or nurse midwives in medically underserved areas of Virginia, and hold GPAs of at least 2.5. Preference will be given to minorities and students enrolled in family practice, obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, adult health or geriatric nurse practitioner programs.

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Virginia Department of Health’s Virginia Nurse Educator Scholarship
Location: Virginia
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for Virginia residents of at least one year who have been accepted to or are already enrolled in in-state master’s or doctoral level nursing programs.

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Wisconsin Nurses Association’s Mary Barker Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Nursing Scholarship
Location: Wisconsin
Amount: $2,000
Description: This scholarship is for nurses currently enrolled in or about to begin graduate school.

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FEATURED ONLINE HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS


Nursing@Georgetown

Nursing@Georgetown is an academically rigorous, evidence-based program that culminates in a Master of Science degree in Nursing, delivered online by Georgetown University’s nationally ranked School of Nursing & Health Studies.

Nursing@Simmons

Nursing@Simmons is an online Family Nurse Practitioner program designed for currently licensed RNs who are at various stages of their career.

Nursing@USC

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Department of Nursing offers an online Master of Science in Nursing program for aspiring family nurse practitioners through Nursing@USC.

MPH@Simmons

MPH@Simmons, the online Master of Public Health from Simmons College, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global level.

MPH@GW

An innovative online Master of Public Health program offered by the top-ranked Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.

MHA@GW

Offered by the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, this online Executive Master of Health Administration program is designed for healthcare professionals who aspire to become leaders in their field.

HealthInformatics@GW

This online Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University enables graduates to improve the efficiency of health care organizations through the use of data and technology.

Sponsored Programs

Minority Nursing Scholarships

American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship
Amount: $18,000
Description:  This scholarship is for full-time graduate nursing student from minority background who agree to teach in schools of nursing after graduation. Preference will be given to students in doctoral programs.

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National Black Nurses Association, Inc. (NBNA) Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 to $6,000
Description: This scholarship is for NBNA members enrolled in nursing programs and in good scholastic standing.

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National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for NAHN members enrolled in accredited licensed vocational nurse/licensed practical nurse, associate, diploma, baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs. Applicants must demonstrate need and academic standing.

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Midwives of Color-Watson Midwifery Student Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship is for student members of ACNM and enrolled in an AMCB-accredited midwifery education program. This scholarship is an American College of Nurse Midwives Basic Midwifery Student Scholarship awarded to student midwives of color.

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Sandy Woods Scholarship for Advanced Study – For Midwives of Color
Amount: Varies
Description: This scholarship was established in honor of Sandy Woods, CNM, of Roosevelt Hospital on her retirement. It is awarded to midwives of color (CNM/CM) who are enrolled in doctoral education.

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Birmingham Black Nurses Association Scholarship
Location: Alabama
Amount: $1000
Description: This scholarship is for students enrolled in a licensed registered nursing program that is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing who have successfully completed their first clinical nursing course and have at least 2 full semesters remaining of nursing school including the current semester.

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Dr. Martha A. Dawson Scholarship
Location: Alabama
Amount: $250
Description: This scholarship is for an unlicensed nursing student pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing.

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Kim Rutley-Campbell Nursing Leadership Scholarship
Location: Alabama
Amount: $250
Description: This scholarship is for minority nurse leaders and to alleviate the ethnic disparity in nursing leadership. The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student with an interest and potential for nursing leadership or graduate nursing student with a focus in nursing leadership.

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Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship Program
Location: Colorado
Amount: $500
Description: This scholarship is for students seeking their LPN License, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing, They must live or work in Colorado. A 2.5 GPA is required.

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Illinois Hispanic Nurses Association Scholarship Program
Location: Illinois
Amount: Varies
Description: Criteria varies with scholarship.

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Nursing Awards

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Pearl Moore Career Development Awards
Amount: $3000
Description: This award is meant to support staff nurses by providing financial assistance to attend a continuing education program(s) that will further the nurses’ professional goals. This award cannot be used for tuition in an academic program or to attend the ONS Congress.

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Dermatology Nurses Association Outstanding Community Service Award
Amount: $1000
Description: This award is for member of the DNA with at least 2 years of experience in dermatology nursing.
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Diversity Nursing Education Award
Amount: $5000
Description: This award is for individuals enrolled as full-time or part-time students in an accredited School of Nursing in a professional registered nurse program (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree or diploma) OR work Full-Time, Part-Time or Per Diem as a Registered Nurse, LPN, Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Leader/Administrator at a U.S. based organization.

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Oncology Nurses Society Foundation Josh Gottheil Memorial Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Awards
Amount: $2000
Description: This award is for individuals currently employed as a registered nurse working in bone marrow transplantation with a minimum of 75% time devoted to patient care, or in the position of nurse manager, nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist with BMT patient population or a BMT coordinator. Two or more years in BMT nursing practice prior to application due date is required. Award cannot be used for ONS Congress or ONS Connections conferences or for education programs/courses that lead to an academic degree.

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Oncology Nurses Society Foundation Pat McCue/New Orleans Chapter End of Life Care Nursing Career Development Award
Amount: $2500
Description: This award is for individuals employed as a registered nurse with a minimum of 75% of time involved in end-of-life care and a minimum of 1-year experience in end-of-life care.

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Nursing Grants and Fellowships

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Grant
Amount: Varies
Description:AANP supports NPs and the advancement of the NP profession by offering grant and scholarship opportunities. Many external sources for funding are also available.

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A.C.N.M. Foundation Fellowship for Graduate Education
Amount: Varies
Description: This award provides a monetary grant that allows CNM/CMs actively enrolled in doctoral or post-doctoral studies to pursue graduate education and research. Initiated and funded for 10 years by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, more recently funding has come from The Teresa Marsico Endowed Scholarship. If Marsico funding is used, more specific eligibility criteria may apply because priority is to be given to minority students.

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American Holistic Nurses Association Research Grant
Amount: $5000
Description: Research Grants are available to current AHNA members who are conducting holistic nursing research and have been members of AHNA for at least one year. Eligibility includes doctoral students who wish to apply for funds to support their research.

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American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Scholarship Program
Amount: Varies
Description: Must be a member to apply

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ANNA Clinical Practice Grants
Amount: $2500
Description: This grant is meant to provide funds for clinical practice projects that will directly benefit staff, patients, and/or families. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, Continuous Quality Improvement projects designed to improve clinical practice or projects to design, implement, or evaluate staff and/or patient education programs, research utilization, or outcomes evaluation. Candidates must apply for the grants and be current full members of ANNA for a minimum of the last 2 years as of the awards/scholarship application deadline. Candidates must be actively involved in nephrology nursing related health care services. Project may be new or a project in progress. Proposed projects may be used to meet requirements for an academic agree.

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Gloria Scharf Beedie Memorial Grant
Amount: $1000
Description: This grant is for a current full member of ANNA, having been a member of ANNA for a minimum of the last 2 years as of the awards/scholarship application deadline. Actively involved in nephrology nursing related health care services. Key participant in an education or quality of life program. Program may be a new endeavor or one already established.

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Nurse in Washington Internship Grant
Amount: Varies
Description: This grant is for a current full member of ANNA, having been a member for a minimum of the last 2 years as of the awards/scholarship application deadline date, actively involved in nephrology nursing related health care services.

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American Nephrology Nurses Association Research Grants
Amount: $5000 to $15000
Description: Criteria varies for each grant.

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Dermatology Nurse in Washington Internship Grant
Amount: $2500
Description: This grant is for an active DNA member of at least 2 years prior to application who is employed in the specialty of dermatology nursing and experienced in legislative activities and demonstrates an ability to utilize the experience to advance the goals of the DNA. Applicant must be willing to join the Health Policy & Advocacy Committee for one year. and have or be pursuing a degree in nursing.

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Dermatology Nursing Certification Examination Grant
Amount: $200
Description: This grant is for individuals who hold a current and unrestricted license as a registered nurse (RN) in the United States and/or Canada, have a minimum of 2 years of dermatology nursing experience as an RN, and have a minimum of 2,000 hours of work experience in dermatology nursing within the past 2 years in a general staff, administrative, teaching, or research capacity.

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Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination Grant
Amount: $300
Description: This scholarship is for individuals who hold a current RN license in the US or its territories,Canada or country approved by C-net. Applicants must hold a current NP license or state recognition of NP status or if outside the US, approved license by local state or country.Applicant must have a minimum of 3 years as a Nurse Practitioner in Dermatology with a minimum of 3,000 hours of clinical practice within the past 3 years, have collaborative and/or supervised practice with a board-certified dermatologist with whom you are currently practicing, and hold a Master’s degree in nursing. National certification as a nurse practitioner is required and must be maintained.

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Oncology Nurses Society Foundation APN and DNP Student Fellowship
Amount: $5000
Description: This fellowship is for registered nurses enrolled in an MSN or DNP program at an accredited school of nursing.

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Cancer Public Education Project Grant
Amount: $5000
Description: This grant is for registered nurses with an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing. Projects must deal with some aspect of cancer public education. Institution specific projects are not a funding priority.

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Clinical Project Funding for Advanced Practice Oncology Nurses
Amount: $10000
Description: This grant is meant to provide support for a clinical project (e.g. EBP or QI) conducted by advanced practice oncology nurses with a MSN or DNP for the purpose of facilitating innovative solutions to the challenges of delivering patient-centered, evidenced based and accessible care. Projects must utilize existing evidence for implementation into practice.

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Post-doctoral Nurse Fellowship Program
Amount: $3000
Description: This fellowship is for US citizens holding active, current registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (e.g., Puerto Rico) of the United States or the District of Columbia. This registration does not have to be in the state, territory, or commonwealth where the fellowship will take place. The applicant must have, or anticipate having, a research-focused doctorate by the beginning of the fellowship program, from a program accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The applicant must hold a master’s degree in nursing, or a master’s degree in a field related to nursing and a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Nursing degrees must be awarded from programs accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The applicant must be able to meet the applicable credentialing and licensing requirements of VA.

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AANA Doctoral Fellowship
Amount: Varies
Description: This fellowship supports CRNAs actively engaged in doctoral studies that evidence a strong commitment to research. Recipients possess the vision to impact the health care system as a doctorally prepared CRNA.

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AANA Emergency Educational Grants
Amount: $5000
Description: This fellowship is for an associate member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists who have completed no less than one year of the generic curricula in anesthesia. Completion of preliminary anesthesia core and/or electives does not count for completion of this requirement. SRNAs may apply only within one year of graduation from nurse anesthesia school.

David E. Knox Memorial Nursing Fellowship
Location: Alaska
Amount: $2500
Description: The David E. Knox Memorial Nursing Fellowship supports outstanding candidates in the pursuit of registered nursing degrees and service to small Alaskan communities. This scholarship provides awards those who agree to practice as a nurse/RN in a small community within the state of Alaska for a minimum of one year. The award is available to nursing students in 2, 3, and 4 year programs, but favors those near completion of their degree.

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Nursing Research Grant
Location: Connecticut
Amount: $1000
Description: This grant is for residents of Connecticut who are RN, MSN, DNP, FNP or PhD currently conducting or in the development phase of research applicable to nursing and/or issues related to nursing.

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Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant (WSSAG)
Location: Maryland
Amount: Varies
Description: This grant is for individuals involved in child care, human services, teaching, nursing, physical and occupational therapy, social work, and public service. Applicants must be current high school seniors, full-time and part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an eligible accredited Maryland postsecondary institution.

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Mary Lewis Wyche Fellowship
Location: North Carolina
Amount: $5000
Description: These Fellowships will be awarded to registered nurses seeking their master’s or doctorate in education, practice or administration on a full-time basis.

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Nursing Loan Repayment Programs

Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Amount: Up to $40,000
Description: Certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and associate, bachelor’s, and master’s nurses may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for an initial two-year service commitment to practice in health facilities serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

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HealthSouth Nursing Loan Program
Location: Alabama
Amount: Up to $10000
Description: The HealthSouth Loan Program is designed to work two different ways. It can be utilized by qualified students in need of loan assistance to achieve their clinical degree in nursing or by qualified graduates wishing to be reimbursed for loans incurred while pursuing their clinical degree.

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Alaska Department of Health and Social Services SHARP-I
Location: Alaska
Amount: Up to $27000 per year
Description SHARP-I is our traditional option, now in its 4th year. It offers loan repayment for primary care clinicians working in federal HRSA health profession shortage areas (HPSAs), largely with underserved population. This support-for-service benefit under 2-year contracts, required working in a range of primary care medical, behavioral health and dental occupations. Settings include community health centers, tribal health clinics, critical access hospitals, prisons and community mental health centers, amongst others. Nurse clinician (NPs), Registered nurse (RN), Certified nurse midwife (CNM), and Psychiatric nurse specialist (PNS) are eligible.

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Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Location: Arizona
Amount: Up to $50000
Description: Nurse practitioners or certified nurse midwives who have completed the final year of a course of study or program or hold a current AZ license or certificate in good standing have access to this loan repayment program.

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Rural Private Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Location: Arizona
Amount: Up to $50000
Description: Nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives who have completed the final year of a course of study or program or hold a current AZ license or certificate in good standing may apply for this program. Accepted applicants must work in a shortage area.

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Faith A. Fields Nursing Scholarship Loan
Location: Arkansas
Amount: Up to $20000
Description: This program is for Arkansas residents accepted or enrolled in an Arkansas approved nursing education program or nationally accredited out‐of‐state nursing program that meets requirements of ASBN and Department of Higher Education. Applicants must hold a current unencumbered nursing license and continue to engage in the practice as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse in the state of Arkansas for one year for each year a scholarship was awarded.

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Health Professions Loan Repayment Program
Location: California
Amount: $50000
Description: California Nurse practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Clinical Nurse Specialists may apply to this program that requires a 24 month service obligation.

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California State Loan Repayment Program
Location: California
Amount: $50000
Description: California nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and psychiatric nurse specialists may apply to this program that requires a 2 year commitment to working in an HPSA.

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Colorado Loan Repayment
Location: Colorado
Amount: $50000
Description: Colorado certified nurse-midwives, nurse practitioners, and psychiatric nurse specialists may be eligible to receive repayment of qualified student loans if practicing in a Health Professional Shortage Area, delivering primary health care services, in a public or nonprofit clinic. The practice must accept public insurance and offer discounted services to low-income, uninsured patients on a sliding fee scale.

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DC Health Professional Loan Repayment Program – HPLRP
Location: District of Columbia
Amount Up to $78724 over 4 years
Description: DC registered nurses and advanced practice nurses may be eligible for loan repayment by practicing in HPLRP-certified Service Obligation Sites for contract periods of two to four years.

Delaware State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
Location: Delaware
Amount: Up to $70000
Description: Delaware Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse-Midwives, and Psychiatric Nurse Specialists may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for working to years in an HPSA.

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Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Location Florida
Amount: Up to $4000 per year
Description: Florida LPNs, RNs, or ARNPs are eligible to work full-time at one of the designated employment sites established in Section 1009.66, Florida Statutes in return for loan repayment.

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The Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program (HSLRP)
Location: Hawaii
Amount: Up to $30,000 per year
Description: Hawaii nurse practitioners and certified nurse-midwives may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for a 2 year commitment of service at a HSLRP site. HSLRP sites are public or non-profit private entities located in and providing health services in health professional shortage areas, known as HPSA’s.

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Idaho’s State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
Location: Idaho
Amount: Up to $30,000
Description: The SLRP is a multi-discipline, state-based loan repayment program for practitioners working in federally-designated Health Professional Shortage Areas. Certified Nurse Midwives and Nurse Practitioners are eligible.

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Veterans’ Home Nurse Loan Repayment Program
Location: Illinois
Amount: $5,000
Description: This program pays eligible educational loans as an incentive for nurses to pursue and continue their careers at State of Illinois veterans’ homes. Registered professional nurses and licensed practical nurses may be eligible for up to a maximum of four years.

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Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program
Location: Illinois
Amount: $5,000
Description: In an effort to address the shortage of nurses and the lack of instructors to staff courses teaching nursing in Illinois, the Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program encourages longevity and career change opportunities. The program is intended to pay eligible loans to add an incentive to nurse educators in maintaining their teaching careers within the State of Illinois.

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Iowa Loan Repayment Program
Location Iowa
Amount: Up to $50,000 per year
Description: Iowa registered nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and psychiatric nurse specialists are eligible for loan repayment in exchange for a 2 year commitment in an HPSA.

Kansas State Loan Repayment Program
Location: Kansas
Amount: Up to $20,000 per year
Description: Kansas primary care health providers receive assistance with the repayment of their qualified educational loans in exchange for a minimum two-year commitment to provide health care services at an eligible practice site in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Nurse practitioners and nurse midwives are eligible.

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Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program
Location: Kentucky
Amount: Up to $35,000 per year
Description: The Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program (KSLRP) is a 50/50 matching program that provides loan repayment for qualified educational loans incurred by primary care health professionals. In return, the professionals make a two-year commitment to practice full-time for an eligible sponsoring organization in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and registered nurses are eligible.

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Louisiana State Loan Repayment Program
Location: Louisiana
Amount: Up to $15,000 per year
Description: Louisiana certified nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and psychiatric nurse specialists are eligible for loan repayment in exchange for commitment to working in an HPSA.

Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Location: Maryland
Amount: Up to $30,000
Description: Those who have earned a degree from a college in Maryland, or from any law school, or a resident teacher certificate from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) are eligible for loan repayment. You must be employed full-time (35+ hours per week) in state or local government or in a nonprofit organization in Maryland.

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The Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program (MLRP)
Location: Massachusetts
Amount: Up to $50,000
Description: Massachusetts nurse practitioners may be eligible for loan repayment. Eligible Health professionals must be employed by or have a contract to practice in eligible public or non-profit healthcare organizations located in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).

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Minnesota Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program
Location: Minnesota
Amount: Up to $15,000
Description: The Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program provides funds for repayment of qualified educational loans for licensed practical or registered nurses in the state of Minnesota.

Minnesota Nurse Faculty Loan Forgiveness Program
Location: Minnesota
Amount: Up to $27,000
Description: Minnesota nurses completing a master’s or doctoral nursing program may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for working as a nurse educator.

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Minnesota Rural Midlevel Practitioner Loan Forgiveness Program
Location: Minnesota
Amount: Up to $27,000
Description: Minnesota nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, and advanced clinical nurse specialists may be eligible for loan forgiveness in exchange for working in a designated rural area.

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Nurse Loan Repayment Program
Location: Missouri
Amount: $2,500 for LPN students, $5,000 for professional nursing students (Diploma, ADN, BSN, MSN, APN, DNP)
Description: Missouri nurses may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for working in an HPSA. A 2.5 GPA is required.

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Montana SLRP
Location: Montana
Amount: Up to $15,000 per year
Description: The Montana SLRP provides loan repayment funds for nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives working in Health Professional Shortage Areas.

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Nebraska Student Loan Repayment Program
Location: Nebraska
Amount: Up to $40,000 per year
Description: Nurse practitioners attending school in Nebraska may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for working in rural shortage areas.

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Nevada Health Service Corps
Location: Nevada
Amount: Varies
Description: Nevada Primary Care Certified Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse-Midwives, and Psychiatric Nurse Specialists may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for service.

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New Hampshire State Loan Repayment Program
Location: New Hampshire
Amount: Varies
Description New Hampshire Primary Care Certified Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse-Midwives, and Psychiatric Nurse Specialists may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for service.

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Primary Care Practitioner Loan Redemption Program of New Jersey
Location: New Jersey
Amount: Up to $120,000
Description: Primary care providers who agree to provide primary health care services at a NJLRP approved placement site for a minimum of two years (maximum four years) may be eligible for loan repayment. Certified Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioners, Primary Ambulatory Care Nurse Practitioners, Primary Healthcare Adult Nurse Practitioners, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Obstetrics/Gynecology or Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners and Certified Nurse Midwives are eligible.

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New Mexico Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
Location: New Mexico
Amount: Up to $35,000
Description: New Mexico Advance Practice Nurses may be eligible for loan repayment when they work in state shortage areas.

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New York Nursing Faculty Loan Forgiveness Incentive Program
Location: New York
Amount: Up to $40,000
Description: New York nurses who possess a master’s degree in nursing or a doctoral degree qualifying them as nursing faculty or as adjunct clinical faculty with prior clinical experience as a licensed registered nurse who have qualified service may be eligible for loan repayment.

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North Carolina Community Practitioner Program
Location: North Carolina
Amount: Up to $70,000
Description: North Carolina family nurse practitioners working in a health manpower shortage area may be eligible for loan repayment.

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North Carolina Forgivable Education Loans for Service
Location: North Carolina
Amount: Up to $56,000
Description:North Carolina residents willing to work in NC in a designated critical employment shortage profession may be eligible for loan repayment,

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North Dakota Medical Personnel Loan Repayment Program
Location: North Dakota
Amount: $10,000
Description: North Dakota Nurse Practitioners and Certified Nurse Midwives may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for two years of work in a selected community or communities.

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Ohio Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP)
Location: Ohio
Amount: Up to $1,500 per year
Description: The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program funding for Future Nurses provides financial assistance to Ohio residents enrolled for at least half-time study (or accepted for enrollment) in approved Ohio pre-licensure nurse education program who intend to serve as nurses after graduation. Recipients must serve as a full time nurses in Ohio for five years to qualify for 100 percent loan cancellation.

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Oregon Partnership State Loan Repayment
Location: Oregon
Amount: Up to $70,000
Description: Primary Care Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse-Midwives, Psychiatric Nurse Specialists, and Registered Nurses may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for working in an HPSA.

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Pennsylvania Primary Care Loan Repayment
Location: Pennsylvania
Amount: Up to $60,000 Full-time; up to $30,000 Half-time
Description: Pennsylvania Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners and Certified Nurse Midwives may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for service.

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Rhode Island Primary Care Practitioner Loan Forgiveness Program
Location: Rhode Island
Amount: Up to $40,000
Description: Rhode Island nurse practitioners may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for service.

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South Dakota Health Professional Incentive Program
Location: South Dakota
Amount: $5,000
Description: South Dakota registered nurses and licensed practical nurses located in a federally designated HPSA may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for service.

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Tennessee State Loan Repayment Program (TSLRP)
Location: Tennessee
Amount: Up to $50,000
Description: TSLRP provides educational loan repayment to qualified primary care practitioners in exchange for an initial 2 year service obligation to practice full-time or part-time at an ambulatory public, non-profit or private non-profit primary care site located in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Eligible Practitioners include nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives.

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Tennessee Graduate Nursing Loan-Forgiveness Program
Location: Tennessee
Amount: Up to $7,000 per year
Description: Tennessee graduate nurses who are interested in becoming educators may be eligible for loan repayment in exchange for service.

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Vermont State Nurse Incentive Loan Program (Interest-Free and Forgivable)
Location: Vermont
Amount: Up to $50,000 per year
Description: Vermont nursing students enrolled in an accredited licensed practical nursing (LPN) degree program OR the final year of an accredited associate’s of science in nursing degree program (AS, RN), OR the final two years of an accredited bachelor of science in nursing degree program (BSN, RN), OR the master’s entry program in nursing (MEPN) who Intend to work as a nurse in Vermont or at an accredited hospital within ten miles of the Vermont border for a minimum of one year may be eligible for interest free loans.

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Vermont Educational Loan Program for Primary Care Practitioners
Location: Vermont
Amount: Up to $20,000 per year
Description: Vermont nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and psychiatric nurse practitioners may be eligible for loan forgiveness in exchange for service in an underserved region.

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Vermont Educational Loan Program for Nurses
Location: Vermont
Amount: Up to $10,000 per year
Description: Vermont registered nurses and licensed practical nurses may be eligible for loan forgiveness in exchange for service in an underserved region.

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Virginia State Loan Repayment (VA SLRP)
Location: Virginia
Amount: $50,000
Description: Virginia primary care nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives, psychiatric nurse specialists, and registered nurses who have achieved the masters degree or a post-baccalaureate certificate, from a school accredited by the National League for Nursing are eligible for loan repayment in exchange for service.

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Washington Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
Location: Washington
Amount: Up to $35,000 per year
Description: Washington nurses employed or who have a contract to begin seeing patients no later than July 1, 2015 who provide primary care and are employed at an eligible site may be eligible for loan repayment.

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Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance
Location: Wisconsin
Amount: Up to $100,000
Description:Wisconsin nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives working in a HPSA may be eligible for a HPLAP award. Providers must agree to work three years in an eligible underserved rural or urban community. Awards are federal and state income tax exempt.

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Wisconsin Nursing Student Loan
Location: Wisconsin
Amount: Up to $3,000 per year
Description: The Nursing Student Loan Program provides loans to Wisconsin resident undergraduates or graduate students who are enrolled at least half-time at an eligible in-state institution that prepares them to be licensed as nurses, either RN or LPN. The student who participates in this program must agree to be employed as a licensed nurse in Wisconsin. For each of the first two years the student works as a nurse or nurse educator and meets the eligibility criteria, 25% of the loan is forgiven. The balance remaining after forgiveness must be repaid at an interest rate of 5%. If the student does not work as a nurse or nurse educator and meet the eligibility criteria, the loan must be repaid at an interest rate of 5%

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Wyoming Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program
Location: Wyoming
Amount: Up to $30,000
Description: Wyoming healthcare professionals who commit to working in underserved areas may be eligible for loan repayment.