Nursing Scholarships

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Employment for Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) is expected to continue steady growth — meaning a great job market for students graduating with a nursing major. This high-demand industry also opens up even more opportunities for financial aid, as many colleges and organizations offer nursing scholarships and grants. We’ve compiled a list of scholarships for nurses in this Scholarship Directory. Check out all the available options to you and add to your college fund.

National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship

This award is available to students who are studying in a medical, dental, nursing, public health, or policy program, and are of Hispanic descent or display strong commitment to the health of the Hispanic community.

Total: $5000 Awards:  24
Deadline:  September 26
2019

AfterCollege/AACN $10,000 Scholarship Fund

The AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship is available to U.S. graduate and undergraduate students who are pursuing an education in nursing or a related healthcare field.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Bobbie Anderson Faculty Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. registered nurses who have been accepted into a master's degree nursing program and plan to teach in an associate's degree nursing program for two years or more.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2019

CastleBranch-GNSA Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. graduate nursing students who are enrolled at an AACN member institution. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Hurst Review Services/OADN Foundation Student Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores who are pursuing an associate's degree in nursing. Students must be a member of a local, state, or national student nurse association and actively participate in the association, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Future U.S. Nurse Scholarship

The Future U.S. Nurse Scholarship is available for U.S. nursing students who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must submit an original video of between 30 and 60 seconds in response to the provided topic.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 5
2019

Alumni Association of the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. students enrolled in the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences Nursing Program who have completed the equivalent of 28 or more academic units. Students must demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Ruth Abernathy Presidential Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is for college juniors, seniors and graduate students currently majoring in the field of health, physical education, recreation or dance. The student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher to be eligible.

Total: $1750 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 15
2019

SFCC Thomas P. Clinard Nursing Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are enrolled or planning to enroll full time in a nursing program at South Florida Community College (SFCC). Applicants must be a resident of the SFCC service area, demonstrate financial need and express a "good faith" intention to seek employment in Highlands county following graduation.

Total: $2600 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Santa Fe College Colonel R. James Glikes Memorial Civitan Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who reside in Alachua or Bradford counties in Florida and plan to attend Santa Fe College. Students must pursue a career in a health-related or nursing field, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Santa Fe College Nursing and Health Related Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who plan to pursue a health or nursing related program at Santa Fe College. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and must reside in Alachua or Bradford counties (FL).

Total: $1600 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 15
2019

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall. Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented group, have a minimum 3.5 grade point average and be pursuing a major in a STEM field; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Total: $1000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  October 15
2019