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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.

Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for Alabama graduate students who have been admitted to a graduate program seeking a master's or doctorate degree in nursing or nurse anesthesia in an accredited school of nursing in Alabama OR who plan to teach nursing in an Alabama college or university. Students must hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing and have an unencumbered Alabama registered nurse license.

Total: $5000 Awards:  55
Deadline:  July 31
2018

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
2018

Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international students who are enrolled in or have been accepted to an undergraduate nursing program. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

Barnes Family Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are enrolled in the nursing program at Florida State College of Jacksonville (FSCJ). Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and in six or more credit hours per semester.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

FSCJ Baptist Medical Center Nassau Auxiliary Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are majoring in nursing or an allied health degree program. Applicants must be residents of Nassau County who are attending Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ).

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

Breaking Barriers Scholarship for Men in Nursing

This scholarship is available for U.S. men who are majoring in nursing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

Nursing.org's Nurses First Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are majoring in nursing at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

Virginia Elizabeth and Alma Vane Taylor Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is open to North Carolina students who are pursuing an associate's, baccaulaureate, or graduate degree in nursing at an accredited North Carolina school of nursing; preference is given to students who reside in the Foundation's service area. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1767 Awards:  4
Deadline:  August 15
2018

AzPHA Lloyd E. Burton Scholarship

This award is for undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program related to public health (e.g., nursing, medicine, public health, health administration, etc.) at an Arizona college. Preference will be given to current AzPHA student members.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 25
2018

General Hospital #2 Perpetual Trust Fund

The General Hospital #2 Perpetual Trust Fund is available for African American students from the greater Kansas City area who are majoring in nursing. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who feel passionately about the career and educational path they are pursuing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay about his/her chosen profession.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

RN to BSN Challenge

The RN to BSN Challenge is available for undergraduate and graduate level nursing majors who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 1
2018