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Scholarships for men interested in nursing?

  1. 0 I am a 34 year old, black, male looking to take nursing around the area of Detroit, Michigan. I want to find scholarships that will pay for the full ride of an ADN and maybe even a stipend for living.

    I know of one that was mentioned on here and plan on applying for it but want to find others to hedge my bet. All the nurses at work keep saying "oh yeah being a male and a minority you should be able to get the whole thing paid for and then some!" As much as I keep hearing that I find it difficult to find these programs. Can anyone help?
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  3. Visit  sayitaintso profile page
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    Quote from Blackman
    I am a 34 year old, black, male looking to take nursing around the area of Detroit, Michigan. I want to find scholarships that will pay for the full ride of an ADN and maybe even a stipend for living.

    I know of one that was mentioned on here and plan on applying for it but want to find others to hedge my bet. All the nurses at work keep saying "oh yeah being a male and a minority you should be able to get the whole thing paid for and then some!" As much as I keep hearing that I find it difficult to find these programs. Can anyone help?
    i'm not in detriot so i dunno what are the laws over there but i know here in nyc...you can get a grant to pay for most of it and then the rest that you have to pay out of pocket you'll get a loan/financial aid to pay for it... to qualify for financial aid you have to make underr a certain amount ...i suggest that you go to a school/community college to enquire about it, since they are the ones who sign you up for the grant ...dunno if that helped
  4. Visit  2bRn-STAT profile page
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    Here is a little to get you started. You have to really research this stuff. It will not just be handed over to you. I dont know where you live, a lot of scholarships are specific to what state you reside and what type school you are going to. There are scholarship books in the library also. Have you applied for pel? You need to do that-fafsa- even if you dont think you qualify.


    National Black Nurses Association Ambi-Kiwi Scholarship
    Applicant must be black and major in nursing. Deadline: April 15. Amount: Varies.
    Contact: Award Officer, National Black Nurses Association
    1511 K Street NW, No.415, Washington, DC 20005

    WIBC Scholarship
    Must be African American. Amount: $1,000-$2,000.
    Contact: Director of Scholarships, WIBC
    10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019, (212) 586-1771

    http://aacn.campusrn.com
    (202) 463-6930

    http://aacn.campusrn.com/scholarship...larship_rn.asp
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions Nursing Scholarship Tuition, fees, expenses and stipend http://bhpr.hrsa.gov (866) 867-6856

    http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/scholarship/default.htm

    April 15, 2005 National Black Nurses Association NBNA Scholarships $500.00-$2000.00 www.nbna.org (301) 589-3200

    http://www.nbna.org/scholarship/scholarapp.htm
  5. Visit  CarVsTree profile page
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    Quote from Blackman
    I am a 34 year old, black, male looking to take nursing around the area of Detroit, Michigan. I want to find scholarships that will pay for the full ride of an ADN and maybe even a stipend for living.

    I know of one that was mentioned on here and plan on applying for it but want to find others to hedge my bet. All the nurses at work keep saying "oh yeah being a male and a minority you should be able to get the whole thing paid for and then some!" As much as I keep hearing that I find it difficult to find these programs. Can anyone help?
    You might want to look into grants from hospitals. I have a grant. I applied through my local community college, but it is funded by Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network. I owe them a year after I graduate. They pay 100% tuition + $500/semester. I'm in an ADN program.

    There is a nursing shortage so scholarships are available and many states have loan forgiveness programs. You might want to look into that.
  6. Visit  agent profile page
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    My school has an underrepresnted minority grant for nursing, which I believe they mainly give to males.
  7. Visit  Blackman profile page
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    Quote from agent
    My school has an underrepresnted minority grant for nursing, which I believe they mainly give to males.
    What school is that? You talking in Chicago?
  8. Visit  Blackman profile page
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    Quote from Rn-STAT
    Here is a little to get you started. You have to really research this stuff. It will not just be handed over to you. I dont know where you live, a lot of scholarships are specific to what state you reside and what type school you are going to. There are scholarship books in the library also. Have you applied for pel? You need to do that-fafsa- even if you dont think you qualify.


    National Black Nurses Association Ambi-Kiwi Scholarship
    Applicant must be black and major in nursing. Deadline: April 15. Amount: Varies.
    Contact: Award Officer, National Black Nurses Association
    1511 K Street NW, No.415, Washington, DC 20005

    WIBC Scholarship
    Must be African American. Amount: $1,000-$2,000.
    Contact: Director of Scholarships, WIBC
    10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019, (212) 586-1771

    http://aacn.campusrn.com
    (202) 463-6930

    http://aacn.campusrn.com/scholarship...larship_rn.asp
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions Nursing Scholarship Tuition, fees, expenses and stipend http://bhpr.hrsa.gov (866) 867-6856

    http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/scholarship/default.htm

    April 15, 2005 National Black Nurses Association NBNA Scholarships $500.00-$2000.00 www.nbna.org (301) 589-3200

    http://www.nbna.org/scholarship/scholarapp.htm
    Thank you so much this really helps in my search.
  9. Visit  Blackman profile page
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    Quote from suemom2kay
    You might want to look into grants from hospitals. I have a grant. I applied through my local community college, but it is funded by Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network. I owe them a year after I graduate. They pay 100% tuition + $500/semester. I'm in an ADN program.

    There is a nursing shortage so scholarships are available and many states have loan forgiveness programs. You might want to look into that.
    Any leads on where and how to start?
  10. Visit  2bRn-STAT profile page
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    My fault I wasnt paying attention that you were in Detroit.
    Try this, not sure how recent
    http://www.afh.org/WMNAC%20Scholarships%20&%20Loans.htm

    this one looked pretty good:
    http://www.lcc.edu/nursing/nursing/s...p_information/
  11. Visit  Blackman profile page
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    Quote from Rn-STAT
    My fault I wasnt paying attention that you were in Detroit.
    Try this, not sure how recent
    http://www.afh.org/WMNAC%20Scholarships%20&%20Loans.htm

    this one looked pretty good:
    http://www.lcc.edu/nursing/nursing/s...p_information/
    Thanks much again!
  12. Visit  namzy profile page
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    Am a nursing student in Malawi doing Bachelor of Science i nursing year 3. I will graduate next year december am looking for a nursing scholarship in any nursing speciality especially in America.
  13. Visit  SteveNNP profile page
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    We do not have programs of nursing specialty here in the US. You would need to take the NCLEX and go through immigration. Please check out our International Nursing forum as well for more info!
  14. Visit  Medsport profile page
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    I did'nt even know there were scholarships available. I could have used them as I got my LPN last July, but am having difficulty paying the loans back already. I'm thinking of going back and getting either an RN or LPN to BSN if possible as I would like to go into management and I already have an associates business degree in accounting. I think my current employer will pay for classes, but I need to work a lot to pay bills, not sure if I can do it...

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