Fund is available to support students who are seeking baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degrees in nursing. Preference is given to students who are:
Enrolled in a master's or doctoral program with the goal of pursuing a nursing faculty career;
Completing an RN to baccalaureate program (BSN); or
Enrolled in an accelerated baccalaureate or master's degree nursing program.
CampusRN/AACN Scholarship Center allows you to browse scholarships
The Peterson's Guide to Nursing Programs has information on specific schools and maintains a link to financial aid help.
Resources for Graduate and Post-Graduate Nursing Students
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) awards $1,500 per academic year to students who complete baccalaureate or graduate degree programs in nursing. April 1 is the deadline to apply for these Educational Advancement Scholarships.
American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) announces the availability of graduate fellowships for American Indian and Alaska Native students from federally recognized U.S. tribes.
Betty Irene Moore Predoctoral Fellowships of $60,000 per fellow per year are available to prepare nursing faculty for positions in colleges and universities in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Council of Graduate Schools maintains a list of graduate fellowship opportunities for those entering graduate programs. Read eligibility requirements carefully to see how best to market your nursing graduate study.
Faculty Loan Repayment Program (FLRP) provides for repayment of education loans for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve for at least two years as faculty members at eligible health professions and nursing schools.
ExceptionalNurse.com awards a $500 Anna May Rolando scholarship to a qualified student with a disability. Preference is given to graduate students.
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities offers scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students attending a HACU Member or Partner college or university.
Indian Health Service (IHS) administers a program to help repay undergraduate and graduate loans of health professionals in return for full-time clinical service in Indian health programs.
March of Dimes awards scholarships to registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal-child nursing.
Maryland State Nursing Scholarship is available to Maryland residents seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree in nursing.
National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association (NANAINA) awards 10 student members enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate nursing program with $500 Merit Awards annually.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) awards $2,000 annually to students earning a master's degree in a maternal-child nursing program and $1,000 to student members enrolled in any level nursing program.
National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) offers scholarships for members pursuing a BSN or graduate degree in neonatal nursing or nursing administration.
National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) offers a Student Nurse of the Year award to an NBNA member in pursuit of a baccalaureate or other advanced nursing degree.
National Health Service Corps, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has information about scholarships and loan repayment programs for health care professionals who practice in a medically underserved area.
Nurse Loan Repayment and Scholarship Program (NELRP) offers registered nurses substantial assistance to repay educational loans in exchange for service in critical shortage facilities.This program is administered by the the Division of Nursing at HRSA.
Nurses' Educational Funds, Inc. offers a scholarship for nurses enrolled in an accredited master's or doctoral level nursing program.
The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation awards academic scholarships specifically for students pursuing a master's or doctoral degree or a post-master's certificate.