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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.

Nurses for Ferguson Scholarship

The Nurses for Ferguson Scholarship is available for minority students in St. Louis who are planning to enroll in an undergraduate nursing program. Click here to learn more about how to apply today!

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 15
2020

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

This award is available to Kansas undergraduate students who are pursing a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse program. Recipients must sign an agreement to practice nursing for one year for each year of scholarship support.

Total: $3500 Awards:  136
Deadline:  May 1
2020

June Miller Nursing Education Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are accepted or enrolled in a degree program in nursing. Students must reside and attend college/university in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, or Ventura counties in California.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 1
2020

Inger Lawrence-M.R. Bauer Foundation Nursing Studies Scholarship

U.S. students who are enrolled in or accepted to a degree program in nursing are eligible for this award. Students must reside and attend school in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, or Ventura counties in California.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 1
2020

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are planning to enroll in, or are currently enrolled in a wound, ostonomy, or continence nursing program accredited by WOCN.

Total: $2000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  May 1
2020

Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are pursuing a master's degree in nursing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 15
2020

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program

This award is available for Delaware residents and state employees who are pursuing an RN or LPN program. All students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher; high school seniors must also rank in the top half of their class.

Total: $4013 Awards:  20
Deadline:  June 5
2020

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:  June 15
2020

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:  June 15
2020

Maryland Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant

This award is available for Maryland students who are planning to attend a Maryland postsecondary institution. The student must be enrolled in a program of study currently experiencing a statewide and regional workforce need and plan on working in that specific career/occupational program upon graduation.

Total: $4000 Awards:  380
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Marjorie A. Johnston Memorial Scholarship for Adult Students

This scholarship is available for adult re-entry students who are at least 25 years of age and residents of Butler County, OH. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and plan to major in nursing or a related healthcare field.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program (Bright Flight)

This award is available to Missouri high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible Missouri postsecondary institution. The student must have completed the SAT or ACT assessment during the senior year of high school and score within the top five percent of the state.

Total: $3000 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  July 31
2020