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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.

Thompson Scholarship for Women in Safety

This award is available for female students pursuing a graduate degree in safety engineering, safety management, occupational health nursing, occupational medicine, risk management, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, fire safety, environmental safety, environmental health or any other closely related fields. Applicants must enroll full time (nine hours or more) at an accredited college or university, and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2019

AvaCare Medical Scholarship

The AvaCare Medical Scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are majoring in or planning to major in a healthcare field.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 15
2019

JU Online RN to BSN Honor Scholarship

This scholarship is available to current licensed RNs who plan to enroll in Jacksonville University's online RN to BSN program. Students must have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher.

Total: $3575 Awards:  6
Deadline:  December 15
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:  December 30
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:  December 31
2019

Carole J. Streeter, KB9JBR, Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are licensed radio amateurs (any class) and studying in the medical field. Preference will be given to students with basic Morse code capability.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Bill Bendiner and Doug Morgenson Scholarship

This award is available for students who are U.S. citizens pursuing a career in human services, health sciences or visual arts. Eligible applicants must have been living in Washington state, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, or Alaska for at least one year. Preference is given to self-identified LGBT students, members of LGBT families, and straight allies who have been supportive of the LGBT community.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 10
2020

Davis Wright Tremaine Equity Scholarship

This award is available for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered (GLBT) students and/or children of GLBT parent(s). Applicant must be a resident of either northwest Oregon (Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Hood River, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington or Yamhill counties) or southwest Washington (Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Skamania, or Wahkiakum counties); and must pursue a career in law.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 10
2020

Len Tritsch Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are pursuing a medical degree. The applicant must be a resident of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington state, and preference is given to students who are self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), members of LGBT families, or straight-allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBT community.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 10
2020

Pride Foundation Alaska Scholarship

This award is available for students in Alaska who are self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), members of LGBT families, or straight-allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBT community.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 10
2020

Robert Browning Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. citizens who have been living in Washington state, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, or Alaska for at least one year. Applicants must be studying any field of health science and preference is given to self-identified LGBT students, members of LGBT families, and straight allies who have been supportive of the LGBT community.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 10
2020

Arizona Nurses Foundation Academic Scholarship

This award is available for students who are legal residents of the state of Arizona. Students must have been accepted to or currently be enrolled in an academic nursing education program based in Arizona.

Total: $2500 Awards:  36
Deadline:  January 12
2020