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29 of the Best Scholarships for Undergraduate Nursing Students (2020-2021)

Are you looking for an up-to-date list of nursing scholarships available to undergraduate students?

You’ve come to the right place!

We recently wrote an article on the 25 best RN-BSN scholarships, but now we’re taking it a step further and looking at scholarships available to ALL undergraduate nursing students at any level.

Below you will find the scholarship name, a link to the scholarship webpage, the application deadline, scholarship amount, and a brief description.

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Nursing Scholarships Available for Undergraduate Students

 

A Nurse I Am Scholarship

Application Deadline:

***Application opens February 1, 2021***

Application cycles may vary, check in December for 2021 scholarship dates (Usually between February 1st - March 31st)

Amount: $2,000

Founded by Cherokee Uniforms, A Nurse I Am Scholarship is awarded to eligible nursing students who are currently enrolled in an accredited nursing school in the United States.

Eligible applicants must be in pursuit of their nursing degree and can be either part time or full time students. Additionally, students must be enrolled in an LVN, LPN, RN, or RN-to-BSN program.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents.

 

American Red Cross Jane Delano Student Nurse Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 2021

Amount: $3,000

The Jane Delano Student Nurse Scholarship was founded to promote nurses and their experiences with American Red Cross. The scholarship is available to nursing both undergraduate and graduate nursing students who have participated as volunteers or served as an employee to the American Red Cross within the past five years.

 

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Foundation (AORN) Scholarship

Application Deadline: Closed for 2020-21 Academic Year | Mid June

Amount: $1,500

The AORN Scholarship award is available for both U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in their pursuit of a nursing degree and are currently enrolled in a program that leads to licensure as a registered nurse (RN). Additionally, applicants must be continuing their education in periOperative nursing. Applicants must also hold a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0.

 

James G. Pulos Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31st

Amount: $1,250

The James G. Pulos Memorial Scholarship is an annual award sponsored by the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA). Applicants must be full-time, undergraduate students. To be considered, students must be of Greek descent in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or the Washington D.C.

Students must possess a GPA of at least 3.0 in an accredited Engineering, Biotechnology, Political Science, Genetic Sciences, Nursing, or Medical Sciences program.

 

Marilyn M. and Sussell S. Fox Nursing Scholarship

Application Deadline: End of May 2021 (date to be determined)

Amount: $1,800

Provided through the Greater Worcester Community Foundation (GWCF), the Marilyn M. and Sussell S. Fox Nursing Scholarship is for graduating high school seniors in Worcester County, Massachusetts looking to major in nursing.

Applicants will be considered for their academic excellence, extracurricular activities, financial need, and passion for nursing.

 

Coursey Enterprises Student Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1

Amount: $250 for 1 semester, awarded 4 semesters

The Coursey Enterprises Student Scholarship is awarded to eligible first year nursing students.

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, enrolled in a LPN or RN program, and must write a 200 word essay describing why they want to be a nurse.

There is both a Spring and Fall scholarship.

  • Fall Scholarship Application Period: February 1st- May 1st. Scholarship is awarded on May 1st.
  • Spring Scholarship Application Period: September 1st-December 1st. Scholarship is awarded on January 1st.

 

Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association (FNSNA) General Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 2021

Amount: Awards range from $1,000 to $7,500 per academic year.

The FNSNA Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and/or graduate nursing students in the United States. Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents, and must be enrolled in an accredited, state-approved nursing program.

The criteria for the scholarship varies according to the sponsor of the annual award, but typically will emphasize an area of specialization within nursing.

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Hurst Review Services Nursing AACN Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 15 (Spring) and July 15 (Fall)

Amount: 2 scholarships for $2,500 each are awarded twice a year.

The Hurst Review Services Nursing AACN scholarship is awarded to nursing students enrolled at a qualified American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) institution.

Applicants must be current undergraduate students, and studying in the field of nursing.

 

HRSA NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: April 30

Amount: TBD

Eligible applicants must provide at least two (2) years of service at a healthcare facility with a shortage of nurses in exchange for the Nursing Scholarship Program to pay for:

  • Tuition + laboratory expenses
  • Required textbooks/books, clinical supplies, etc.
  • Living expenses monthly stipend

In order to be considered for the HRSA NURSE Corps Scholarship Program, all applicants must be U.S citizens or legal permanent residents.

Eligible applicants must also be free from any federal judgment lines or any existing service commitment, and must not be overdue on a federal debt.

Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted to an accredited nursing program (associate, undergraduate, or graduate).

Those applying must also be willing to work at an organization with a critical shortage of nurses upon their graduation.

 

Cascade Healthcare Nurses Make A Difference Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 1

Amount: $1,000

The Cascade Healthcare Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship is available to current, undergraduate nursing degree students enrolled in an accredited college or university, as well as high school students who have been accepted into college with the intention of studying nursing.

Eligible applicants must be either a legal United States citizen or hold a student visa, be 18 years of age, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

 

TravelNurseSource Future U.S. Nurse Scholarship

Application Deadline: postponed due to COVID-19

Amount: $2,000

The TravelNurseSource Future U.S. Nurse Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who have completed at least one (1) semester of nursing school in the U.S.

Applicants must be a legal resident of the United States, at least 18 years of age, and possess a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.

Applicants must provide an original 30 second-1 minute video of themselves to be considered.

 

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 30

Amount: 10 one-time awards of $10,000 and 30 one-time awards of $5,000 are awarded each year.

The Tylenol Future Care Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and/or graduate nursing students from the United States or Puerto Rico. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited two or four year program at a college, university, or technical school.

Eligible applicants must have at least 1 year of school remaining in their program to be considered. Undergraduate students applying for the award must have a minimum of one (1) year of study completed by the time of the application deadline, and graduate students only need proof of their enrollment for consideration.

 

B4 Brands Barbara Rhomberg Nursing Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31 (extended to April 30 due to COVID-19)

Amount: $1,000

The B4 Brands Barbara Rhomberg Nursing Scholarship is awarded to those students who have taken a non-traditional route to their nursing career.

To be considered, applicants must have taken at least a three (3) year gap between graduating high school and enrolling in a college/university.

Eligible applicants must be full-time students pursuing a degree in nursing. Associate, undergraduate, and bachelor degree nursing programs are eligible.

 

Dr. Francis Anthony Beneventi Medical Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 15

Amount: $5,000

The Dr. Francis Anthony Beneventi Medical Scholarship is awarded to nursing students by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).

Eligible applicants must be legal U.S. citizens, and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. Students must also hold a minimum GPA of 3.25 to be considered.

While the scholarship is not automatically renewed, recipients are encouraged to re-apply for consideration each year, for a maximum of four (4) consecutive years. After the recipient’s first semester, an annual transcript review is required to prove a GPA of at least 3.25.

 

Native American Indians Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 15

Amount: $4,000

The Native American Indians Scholarship is awarded to Native American students looking to pursue a career in nursing. Undergraduate and graduate students of any age, tribe, or state are eligible to apply.

Eligible applicants must provide proof of American Indian blood to be considered. A GPA of at least 3.25 is also required.

 

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 15

Amount: $2,500

The Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship is awarded to nursing students who display a financial need. Applicants must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited nursing program. Those applying are only eligible for one scholarship from the NSDAR.

 

Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 15

Amount: $2,500

The Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship is awarded to U.S. undergraduate nursing students.

Eligible applicants must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited nursing program, members of the NSDAR, descendants of NSDAR members, and/or eligible to be members of the NSDAR.

Applicants must attach a letter of acceptance into their nursing program, and their NSDAR member number to be considered.

 

Mildred Nutting Nursing Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 15

Amount: $2,000

The Mildred Nutting Nursing Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate U.S. students who are currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited nursing program. Although not required, preference is given to those from the greater Lowell, Massachusetts area.

Applicants are only eligible for one scholarship from the NSDAR.

 

Stephanie Carroll Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 1

Amount: $1,500

The Stephanie Carroll Scholarship was founded in memory of Stephanie Carroll, a highly valued NADONA nurse. The award is given to current undergraduate or graduate nursing students at an accredited nursing program who have selected Geriatrics or Long Term Care as their practice upon graduation.

A nursing career rooted in geriatrics or long term care specializes in the treatment of elderly patients.

 

Karen O’Neil Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: Before course date, applications are reviewed every 3 months

Amount: $3,000

The Karen O’Neil Memorial Scholarship is awarded to those who are emergency nurses, and are seeking an advanced degree. Eligible applicants must also be an ENA member.

The application requires applicants to submit a biographical sketch, personal statement, academic transcripts, and at least two references.

 

StraightForward Media Nursing School Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 14th | April 14th | July 14th | October 14th

Amount: $500

The StraightForward Media Nursing School Scholarship is awarded four (4) times per year to nursing students. Eligible applicants must be undergraduate students attending a four year program, two year program, or vocational technical school.

Deadlines for the scholarship are January 14th, April 14th, July 14th, and October 14th.

 

Exceptionalnurse.com College Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 1

Amount: $250 - $500

The Exceptionalnurse.com College Scholarship is awarded to nursing major students with a documented disability. Eligible applicants must be full time students, and preference is granted to undergraduate students; although graduate students are also encouraged to apply!

 

The Big Y Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 1

Amount: Varies

The Big Y Scholarship program is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students. Eligible applicants must either have a permanent residence or attend school in Massachusetts or Connecticut.

 

Tafford Uniforms Nursing Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15

Amount: $1,000

The Tafford Uniforms Scholarship is available for current nursing students enrolled in an accredited nursing program in the United States. Eligible applicants must hold a minimum GPA of 2.5, and must be enrolled in a BSN, MSN, LPN, LVN, or ADN program.

Applicants must also submit a brief essay describing their reasoning for pursuing a nursing career.

 

American Legion Massachusetts General and Nursing Scholarships

Application Deadline: April 1

Amount: $500-$1,000

The American Legion Massachusetts Nursing and General Scholarships are offered to applicants who are the children or grandchildren of a Department of Massachusetts Legion member with good standing.

To be considered, applicants must be enrolled in a two or four year college, and must be freshman.

Eligible applicants must be residents of Massachusetts.

 

ANSWER Scholarship Endowment

Application Deadline: The 2020-2021 scholarship cycle and awarding process will be delayed due to the rapidly growing impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

Amount: $2,000 - $4,000

The ANSWER Scholarship Endowment fund helps to provide scholarships for women raising children while furthering their professional education.

Applicants must be 25 years of age or older, and pursuing a four year undergraduate degree, two year nursing degree, or a two year degree as a part of the CPCC Health Careers Program.

 

CSUB - C. Richard and Audrey Barnes Nursing Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 1

Amount: Varies

The CSUB C. Richard and Audrey Barnes Nursing Scholarship is designed to aid undergraduate nursing students in need of financial assistance. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program, and a member of an underrepresented minority group.

 

CSUB - Dr. John & Emily Coash Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1

Amount: Varies

The CSUB- Dr. John & Emily Coash Scholarship was established to support both undergraduate and graduate students who major in geology or nursing. The scholarship award alternates between geology and nursing each year.

 

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program

Application Deadline: July 15

Amount: $5,000

The Delaware Nursing Incentive Program was established to aid full-time undergraduate nursing students at accredited nursing programs. Eligible applicants must be in a program that leads to RN or LPN licensure.

Applicants must also be high school seniors in the top 50% of their class with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, or undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5

Eligible applicants are required to be legal residents of Delaware.

 

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Start Applying Now!

Don’t let your goal of becoming a nurse falter - map out a plan and apply to as many of these scholarships as you can. And, take a second to explore the different nursing programs available at Labouré College.

 

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