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The Fall 2007 Scholarship Information can be downloaded here. You can also peruse the listing below.

University of Maryland at Baltimore

Minority Student Nurse Association

SCHOLARSHIP PACKET

FALL 2007

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Foundation
Career Mobility Scholarship Award
Available to students in LPN-to-RN, RN-to-BSN, RN-to-MSN, BSN-to-MSN or MSN-to-doctorate programs. Must be a member of AMSN for at least one year.
Phone: (866) 877-AMSN
Email: AMSN@ajj.com
Web site: www.medsurgnurse.org
Deadline: April 15
Amount: $500

*Adolph Van Pelt Scholarships
Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
245 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1801
New York, NY 10016-8728
212-689-8720
Average award: $500-800
Eligibility: at least 25% Native American heritage
Deadline: August 1
College level: undergraduate/graduate
More Information

Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (AFROTC)
Nursing Scholarships
Three- and four-year undergraduate scholarships available to students who want to become Air Force nurses; must be U.S. citizen and high school graduate. Scholarship recipients must enlist as cadets in the Air Force Reserve.
Phone: (866) 423-7682
Web site: www.afrotc.com/scholarships/
Deadline: June 30
Amount: Up to $15,000 a year for tuition/fees, $510 a year for books, plus monthly stipend

*Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
*ANTHC Scholarship Program
Provides undergraduate and graduate scholarships for Alaska Native/American Indian students pursuing an education in the health care field. Must be a full-time student and a permanent Alaska resident.
Phone: (800) 684-8361
Email: humanresources@anthc.org
Web site: www.anthc.org
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: $5,000

Aloha Scholarship
American Legion Auxiliary
c/o Barbara S. McDonough
PO Box 51
Wolf Creek, MT 59648-0051
406-235-4205
Eligibility: children or grandchildren of Montana members of ALA. Nursing students
Average Awards: $400
Number of Awards: 1

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation Scholarship and Grant Program
Offers various scholarships for current AANP members or student members enrolled in an accredited MSN-NP, post-MS NP or doctoral program.
Phone: (623) 376-9467
From Email: foundation@aanp.org
Web site: www.aanpfoundation.org
Deadlines: April and October
Amount: $1,000 (MSN-NP); $1,500 (post-MS NP and doctoral)
Application fee: $10

American Academy of Nursing/John A. Hartford Foundation
Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Scholars Award Program
Provides pre-doctoral scholarships for nurses committed to careers in academic geriatric nursing. Applicants must be degreed RNs, U.S. citizens or permanent residents and identify a mentor/advisor with whom they will work. Post-doctoral fellowships and MBA scholarships (for nurses seeking careers in management of health care institutions serving the elderly) are also available.
Contact: Pamela Dudzik
Phone: (202) 682-2852
Email: pdudzik@aannet.org
Web site: www.geriatricnursing.org
Deadline: January 9
Amount: Up to $50,000 annually for two years

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Lydia’s Professional Uniforms/AACN Excellence in Academics Nursing Scholarship
Available to students enrolled in the junior year of an accredited BSN degree program.
Contact: Robert Rosseter
Phone: (202) 463-6930, ext. 231
Email: rrosseter@aacn.nche.edu
Web site: www.aacn.nche.edu/Students/index.htm
Deadlines: August 1, November 1
Amount: $2,500

*The California Endowment/AACN Nurse Faculty Scholarship
Available to underrepresented minority graduate students who intend to pursue careers as nurse educators. Applicants must be California residents accepted or enrolled in a full-time master's, doctoral or BSN-to-doctorate nursing program at a school that will agree to provide at least a 25% match of the student's tuition. Upon graduation, recipients must serve in a teaching capacity at a nursing school in California for a minimum of one year for each year of support received.
Contact: Annie Alesandrini
Phone: (202) 463-6930
Web site: www.aacn.nche.edu
Deadline: June 16
Amount: $18,000 plus mentorship and leadership training

Monster Healthcare/AACN Nursing Faculty Scholarship
Available to students enrolled full-time in a baccalaureate-to-doctoral degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice program who intend to pursue nursing faculty careers. Upon graduation, recipients must serve in a teaching capacity at a nursing school for a minimum of one year for each year of support received.
Contact: Robert Rosseter
Phone: (202) 463-6930, ext. 231
Email: rrosseter@aacn.nche.edu
Web site: www.aacn.nche.edu
Deadline: September 30
Amount: $25,000 plus part-time clinical employment and health benefits

American Association of Critical Care Nurses
*Educational Advancement Scholarships
Available to AACN members who are RNs completing a baccalaureate or graduate degree in nursing. At least 20% of the awards will be allocated to qualified ethnic minority applicants.
Phone: (800) 899-2226
Email: info@aacn.org
Web site: www.aacn.org
Deadline: April 1
Amount: $1,500 per academic year

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
Neuroscience Nursing Foundation Scholarship
For baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degrees
Gwen Breiger Memorial Scholarships in Advanced Practice Nursing
For master's degree or post-master's certificate
Phone: (888) 557-2266
Email: info@aann.org
Web site: www.aann.org
Deadline: January 15
Amount: $1,500

American Cancer Society
Master's Degree & Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing
Phone: (404) 329-7558
Fax: (404) 321-4669
Email: grants@cancer.org
Web site: www.cancer.org
Master's Degree Deadline: February 1
Doctoral Degree Deadline: October 15
Amount: $10,000 annually for up to two years (master's);
$15,000 annually for up to four years (doctoral)

American College of Nurse-Midwives Foundation
Basic Midwifery Student Scholarship; Varney Participant Award
Available to members of ACNM who are enrolled in an accredited basic midwifery education program; must have successfully completed one academic or clinical semester/quarter or clinical module.
Contact: See below

ACNM Foundation Fellowship for Graduate Education
Available to a certified nurse-midwife (CNM) or certified midwife (CM) who is a member of ACNM and actively enrolled in a doctoral or post-doctoral education program.
Contact: Andrea Watkins, Program Coordinator
Phone: (240) 485-1850
Web site: www.midwife.org
Deadline: March TBA
Amount: Unspecified

American Holistic Nurses’ Association
Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program
Must be a current member of AHNA enrolled in an undergraduate (ADN, BSN, ADN-to-BSN) or graduate nursing program related to holistic nursing.
Phone: (800) 278-2462, ext. 10
Email: info@ahna.org
Web site: www.ahna.org
Deadline: March 15
Amount: To be announced (varies depending on available funds)

*American Indian Scholarship
Arrow, Inc.
1000 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 1206
Washington, DC 20036
202-296-0685
Average award: $100
Eligibility: American Indian

American Legion
Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Nursing Scholarship Fund
For RNs pursuing advanced preparation for positions in supervision, administration or teaching. Recipients must have prospects of employment in a full-time position directly related to lung and respiratory control upon completion of education.
Contact: Eight and Forty Scholarships, P.O. Box 1055, Indianapolis, IN 46206
Web site: legion.org/get_involved/gi_edaid_scholarships.htm#nursing
Deadline: May 15
Amount: $2,500

American Nephrology Nurses’ Association
Career Mobility Scholarships
Various scholarship opportunities for ANNA members pursuing a BSN or advanced degree in nursing. Must be a current full member of ANNA for at least two years and be currently employed in nephrology nursing.
Phone: (888) 600-2662
Email: anna@ajj.com
Web site: www.annanurse.org
Deadline: October 15
Amount: $2,000 to $2,500, depending on scholarship

*American Nurses Association Minority Fellowship Program
Provides fellowships to master’s-prepared minority RNs committed to pursuing advanced study focusing on the prevention and treatment of mental illness and substance abuse. Must be an ANA member.
Contact: Janet Jackson, Program Manager
Phone: (301) 628-5247
Email: jjackson@ana.org
Web site: www.nursingworld.org/emfp/
*Clinical Research Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Deadline: March 1
Amount: Annual stipend and tuition assistance for three to five years; amount varies, depending on available funds
*Clinical Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Varies, depending on available funds; fellowships are for one to two years

American Nurses Association/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
*Minority Fellowship Program
Provides fellowships to master’s-prepared and doctorally prepared minority RNs committed to pursuing advanced study focusing on minority mental illness and substance abuse issues. Must be an ANA member.
Contact: Janet Jackson, Program Manager
Phone: (301) 628-5247
Email: janet.jackson@ana.org
Web site: www.nursingworld.org/emfp/

*Clinical Research Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Deadline: March 1
Amount: Annual stipend and tuition assistance for three to five years; amount varies, depending on available funds
Contact: See above

*Clinical Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Deadline: March 1
Amount: Annual stipend (based on applicant’s years of experience) for up to two years
Contact: See above

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
Scholarship Program
Provides BSN, MSN and doctoral scholarships to licensed perianesthesia RNs who have been active ASPAN members for at least two years. Must be employed in perianesthesia nursing, with a minimum of two years experience.
Phone: (877) 737-9696, ext. 13
Email: jcerto@aspan.org
Web site: www.aspan.org/ScholarshipProgram.htm
Deadline: July 1
Amount: $1,000

Anthony J. Janetti Nursing Scholarship
Eligibility: A Registered Nurse employed for at least one year with a Banner Health facility in a full-time position.
Be accepted into a related degree-granting program in an accredited institution, can be enrolled part-time or full-time, and must be maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Be able to commit to working for at least one year with a Banner Health facility following award of the scholarship.
Previous winners of the Jannetti Scholarship are not eligible.
Amount: $1,500
Website: Banner Health

Arkansas Legion Auxiliary Nurses Scholarship
American Legion Auxiliary
Department of Arkansas
1415 West Seventh St
Little Rock, AR 77201
501-374-5836
Eligibility: Arkansas residency. Children of veterans studying nursing
Average Award: $500
Number of Awards: 1

Army Nurse Corps
Nurse Anesthetist Scholarships
Offers two scholarship programs that provide opportunities for nurses serving in the Army Nurse Corps to become nurse anesthetists. Requires a 54-month active duty service obligation.
Contact: Your local Army Health Care recruiter or (800) USA-ARMY, ext.193
Email: AMEDD@usarec.army.mil
Web site: www.goarmy.com/amedd/nurse/corps_benefits.jsp
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Full tuition plus full Army pay

Army ROTC
Army ROTC Nurse Program Scholarships
Offers two-, three- and four-year scholarships for undergraduate nursing students. Must be a U.S. citizen.
Contact: Your high school academic advisor or your campus Army ROTC office
Phone: (800) USA-ROTC
Web site: www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.jsp
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Amounts vary; additional allowances for books, fees and living expenses

Association of Operating Room Nurses Scholarship Program
AORN Foundation Scholarship Program
Various scholarship opportunities for perioperative nurses enrolled in bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree programs who have been an active AORN member for at least one year. Also offers student scholarships for nonmembers enrolled in associate's degree or RN programs.
Contact: Nancy Harbin
Phone: (800) 755-2676
Email: nharbin@aorn.org
Web site: www.aorn.org/foundation/scholarship.htm
Deadline: May 1
Amount: $1,000 to $3,000 (BSN, MSN, doctoral); $500 to $1,500 (student)

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
AORN Foundation Scholarship Program
Provides scholarships for AORN members pursuing bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees. Also offers student scholarships for nonmembers enrolled in accredited educational programs leading to initial RN licensure.
Contact: Ingrid Bendzsa
Phone: (800) 755-2676, ext. 328
Email: ibendzsa@aorn.org
Web site: www.aorn.org
Deadline: June 1
Amount: Tuition, fees and books

Association on American Indian Affairs
*Emergency Aid and Health Professions Scholarships
For full-time undergraduate students; must be at least ¼-degree Indian blood and from a federally recognized tribe. Various other undergraduate and graduate scholarships are also available.
Phone: (605) 698-3998
Email: aaia_scholarships@sbtc.net
Web site: www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships.cfm
Deadline: July 20
Amount: $100 to $400

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship
National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Maximum award: $500
Number of awards: 10
Deadline: February 15; August 15. Awards are made in early May and November.
College level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Majors/Fields of Study: Nursing
Eligibility: Awarded to undergraduate students currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing.
Web site: http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.html

The Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco
Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows Program
An advanced three-year leadership program for nurses in senior executive roles aspiring to lead and shape the U.S. health care system
Phone: (415) 502-6451
Fax: (415) 502-4992
Email: rwjenfp@itsa.ucsf.edu
Web site: www.futurehealth.ucsf.edu/ rwj.html
Deadline: Feb. 1
Amount: Unspecified


*Chi Eta Phi Sorority
*Aliene Carrington Ewell Scholarship
Available to African American students pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing.
Phone: (202) 232-3858
Email: chietaphi@erols.com
Web site: www.chietaphi.com/scholar.html
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Unspecified

*Mabel Keaton Staupers National Scholarship Award
Available to African American students currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program leading to a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. Must be a current member of Chi Eta Phi and the ANA, have demonstrated leadership and have contributed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of minority nurses.
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Unspecified
Contact: See above.

Coalition De Damas Boricuas
P.O. Box 270, Cooper Station
New York, NY 10003

Coalition for Nursing Careers in California
*ChooseNursing.com Scholarship Program
Available to students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and/or underrepresented populations enrolled in an accredited ADN or BSN program in California.
Web site: www.choosenursing.com
Deadline: October 13
Amount: $2,000

*Colonial Dames Indian Nurse Scholarship
National Society of Colonial Dames of America
2305 Gillette Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
Contact: Mrs. Henry Trotter, Consultant
Phone: (803) 527-3140
Average award: $500-$1,500
Majors/Fields of Study: nursing
Eligibility: Must be of Indian/Eskimo descent

Colorado Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents Parley Nurse's Scholarship
American Legion Auxiliary
c/o Department Headquarters
3003 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211
303-477-5752
Eligibility: Colorado residents accepted by a Colorado Nursing School
Average Award: $300
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: March

*Creek Nation of Oklahoma Higher Education
Chanenna Davis, Scholarship Offer
P.O. Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
918-756-8700 ext. 615
www.ocevnet.org/creek/myfile.html
Deadline: June 1
Eligibility: CDIB, tribal enrollment, recent photograph, letter of acceptance from school, high school transcript or GED, original higher education application, signed privacy statement, financial need determined through financial aid office at the college.

D.C. Nurses Training Corps Grant
District of Columbia Office of Post Secondary Education, Research and Assistance
2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE Ste 401
Washington D.C. 20020
(202) 727-3685
Average award: $13,700
Maximum number of awards: 16
Deadline: Last Friday in April
College level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Majors/Fields of Study: Nursing

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program
Merit-based loan for students pursuing a nursing degree at the undergraduate level. Must be a legal resident of Delaware. The loan must be repaid through nursing service in a Delaware state hospital.
Phone: (302) 577-3240
Fax: (302) 577-6765
Email: dhec@state.de.us
Web site: www.doe.state.de.us/high-ed
Deadline: March 31
Amount: Maximum $3,000; may be renewed for up to three additional years

*Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council Higher Education Program
Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council, Inc.
P.O. Box 969
San Juan Pueblo, NM 87566
505-753-1808
E-mail: enipcts@aol.com
Deadline: June 30/December 1

Emergency Nurses Association Foundation
ENA Foundation Scholarships
Various undergraduate and graduate scholarships for nursing students who have been ENA members for at least one year. Also offers specialized undergraduate scholarships open to nonmembers.
Phone: (800) 900-9659, ext. 4100
Email: Foundation@ena.org
Web site: www.ena.org/foundation/scholarships/default.asp
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: $2,000 to $10,000, depending on the scholarship

*Encouraging Minority Participation in Graduate Education
Department of Education
Attn: Division of Higher Education Incentive Programs
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
(202) 708-9393

ExceptionalNurse.com
Offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships for full-time nursing students with a documented disability who have demonstrated a commitment to working with people with disabilities
Phone: (561) 627-9872; TTY (561) 776-9442
Email: exceptionalnurse@aol.com
Web site: www.exceptionalnurse.com/scholarship.html
Deadline: June 1
Amount: $250 to $500

Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association
FNSNA Annual Scholarship Program
Offers many different scholarships for nursing and pre-nursing students, including Breakthrough to Nursing Scholarships for students from underrepresented populations.
Contact: Lauren Sperle
Phone: (718) 210-0705
Email: nsna@nsna.org
Web site: www.nsna.org/foundation
Deadline: January
Amount: Varies, depending on the scholarship
Application fee: $10

George B. Boland Nurses Training Trust Fund
National Forty and Eight
777 North Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1170
317-634-1804
Eligibility: students who plan to enter registered nurse's training
Average Award: varies
Number of Awards: varies

Georgia Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents' Parley Nurses' Scholarship
American Legion Auxiliary
c/o Department Headquarters
3284 East Main St
College Park, GA 30337
404-761-9979
Eligibility: Georgia residents interested in nursing education and daughters of veterans
Number of Awards: varies
Deadline: May

Global Scholarship Alliance
Nurse Leaders for America Scholarship Program
Offers work/study programs for U.S., Canadian and international nurses that combine fully funded BSN-completion and MSN scholarships at accredited U.S. nursing schools with multi-year employment at U.S. health care institutions. Must be a currently licensed RN with at least one year of recent acute care hospital-based nursing experience. Upon completion of the program, GSA nurse-scholars must complete a period of service that allows others to benefit from their newly acquired education and experience.
Phone: (513) 665-4544
Email: info@globalscholarship.net
Web site: www.globalscholarship.net/page/nurseshome
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Full scholarship, including tuition, books, fees and a laptop computer

*Health Professions Pre-graduate Scholarship/Indian Health Service Scholarship
To request an application or for more information please contact:
Alaska Area Native Health Services
250 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 257-1408
Eligibility: Alaska Native/Native American students pursuing a degree in pre-professional areas such as pre-medicine, pre-nursing, pre-dentistry, pre-engineering, pre-pharmacy and pre-physical therapy with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Deadline: April 1

Health Professions Education Foundation
Registered Nurse Education Fund
Offers scholarships for students enrolled full- or part-time in a pre-nursing, associate degree or BSN program at an accredited school in California. Must be a California resident, a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and agree to practice in a medically underserved area of California for a minimum of one to two years upon graduation.
Phone: (800) 773-1669 or (916) 324-6500
Email: hpef@oshpd.state.ca.us
Web site: www.healthprofessions.ca.gov
Deadlines: March and September (dates TBA)
Amount: Up to $4,000 per year (pre-nursing); up to $8,000 per year (ADN); up to $10,000 per year (BSN)

Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions
Nursing Scholarship Program
Available to full- or part-time nursing students enrolled or accepted into an accredited diploma, associate degree, baccalaureate or graduate program. Must be a U.S. citizen or national and commit to at least two years service at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses.
Web site: http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/scholarship/default.htm
Deadline: May
Amount: Tuition, fees and reasonable educational expenses plus monthly stipend

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students
Undergraduate and graduate scholarships for full-time, financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds enrolled in nursing or health professions programs. Funds are awarded to participating schools, which select the scholarship recipients. Must be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident.
Contact: The financial aid office at the school where you are enrolled or are planning to apply for admission
Web site: http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/dsa/sds.htm
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Tuition plus reasonable educational and living expenses

Humility of Mary Health Partners
Minority Nurse Anesthetist Scholarship
Enables minority RNs with BSN degrees to attend the St. Elizabeth Health Center School for Nurse Anesthetists. Applicants must meet all admission requirements and commit to practicing at Humility of Mary Health Partners after completing the program.
Contact: Beverly A. Rodgers, CRNA, Program Director
Phone: (330) 480-3444
Email: brodgers@belpark.net
Deadline: February 15
Amount: Up to $10,000

*Hispanic Scholarship Fund Institute
Supported annually by the U.S. Department of Energy
1001 Connecticut NW, Suite 632
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 296-0009
Email: info@hsfi.org
Web Site: www.hsfi.org/

*National Association of Hispanic Nurses, Houston Chapter
Annual Nursing Scholarships
Eligibility: Must be of Hispanic background
Contact: Scholarship Chair
P.O. Box 12132
Spring, Texas 77391-2132
Deadline: April 1

Humility of Mary Health Partners
*Minority Nurse Anesthetist Scholarship
Enables minority RNs with BSN degrees to attend the St. Elizabeth Health Center School for Nurse Anesthetists. Applicants must meet all admission requirements and commit to practicing at Humility of Mary Health Partners after completing the program.
Contact: Beverly A. Rodgers, CRNA, Program Director
Phone: (330) 480-3444
Email: brodgers@belpark.net
Deadline: February 15
Amount: Up to $10,000

Idaho State Board of Education
*Minority and "At-Risk" Scholarship
Open to students attending an eligible Idaho college or university who meet at least three of five criteria for minority or "at-risk" eligibility. Must be a U.S. citizen, an Idaho resident and have graduated from an Idaho high school.
Contact: Lynn Humphrey
Phone: (208) 334-2270
Email: lhumphre@osbe.state.id.us
Web site: www.idahoboardofed.org/scholarships.asp
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Up to $3,000 a year for a maximum of four years

Independence Blue Cross; Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation
Nurse Scholars Program
Provides scholarships to graduate-level nursing students pursuing studies that will qualify them to become nurse educators. Undergraduate scholarships are also available. Must be attending an accredited nursing program in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Phone: (800) 377-4502
Web site: www.ibx.com/social_mission/nurse_scholars/index.html
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Unspecified

*Indian Health Program
Assistance to undergrad and grad students preparing for careers in medicine, law, engineering, natural resources, business administration, education, psychology or related fields.
Contact Office of Elementary & Secondary Education at
Office of Indian Education
400 Maryland Avenue SW
Room 2177
Washington, DC 20202
(202) 401-1887 Deadline: January

*Indian Health Service
*Health Professions Scholarship Program
Offers undergraduate and graduate nursing scholarships for full- and part-time American Indian and Alaska Native students who are members of a federally recognized tribe. Scholarships are available in the following nursing specialties: psychiatric, geriatric, women’s health, pediatrics, nurse anesthetist and nurse practitioner. Priority consideration will be given to RNs employed by the IHS, one of its contract programs or a program assisted under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Must agree to serve one year in an IHS facility or other health care program serving Indian people for each year of scholarship support. Pre-nursing scholarships are also available.
Contact: Eric Pinto
Phone: (301) 443-6197
Email: epinto@na.ihs.gov
Web site: www.ihs.gov
Deadline: February 28
Amount: Unspecified

*Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
Scholarship Program
Various scholarships, some specific to the health care field, available to National JACL members (parent membership is not sufficient)
Phone: (415) 921-5225
Email: jacl@jacl.org (specify scholarship interest in subject line)
Web site: www.jacl.org/scholarships.html
Deadline: March 1
Amount: Unspecified

John and Geraldine Hobble Licensed Practical Nursing Scholarship
American Legion
Department of Kansas
1314 S.W. Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, Ks 66612-1886
913-232-1396
Eligibility: attendance of an accredited Kansas school awarding an LPN diploma
Average Award: $250
Number Awarded 1
Deadline: February

Kaiser Permanente
*Deloras Jones RN Scholarships
Offers need-based undergraduate and graduate scholarships for students enrolled in approved nursing degree programs in California. Scholarships are available in several categories, including Underrepresented Groups in Nursing (minority and male students). Applicants must have completed at least one academic term and demonstrate an adjusted gross income of no more than $50,000 per family member.
Contact: The nursing department or financial aid office at your college or university
Web site
Deadline: Varies by participating school; usually mid to late March
Amount: $1,000 to $2,500

Kansas Board of Regents
Nursing Service Scholarship
Open to Kansas residents accepted or enrolled in a Kansas nursing program as a full-time student. Must practice as an RN or LPN in Kansas upon graduation (one year for each year of scholarship support). Applicants must find a sponsoring health care facility to provide partial scholarship funding and full-time employment after licensure. KBOR also offers a general Ethnic Minority Scholarship (not specifically for nursing students).
Phone: (785) 296-3421
Web site: www.kansasregents.org/financial_aid/awards.html
Deadline: May 1
Amount: $2,500 per year for LPN programs; $3,500 per year for RN programs

The Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship
Application packets should be requested from the
Office of the Committees
National Society of the Daughters of the Revolution
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5392.
Eligibility: Awarded to students currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing for undergrad study who are members, eligible for membership or related to a member of NSDAR, C.A.R. or SR.
Amount: $500.00.
Majors/Fields of Study: nursing
Deadline: Feb 15, Aug 15. Awards are made in May and Nov.

March of Dimes
Graduate Nursing Scholarships
Open to RNs enrolled in master's or
doctoral programs in maternal-child nursing; must be a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, the National Association of Neonatal Nurses or the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Email: profedu@marchofdimes.com
Web site: www.marchofdimes.com
Deadline: January (date TBA)
Amount: $5,000

*Mary Mahoney Professional Nurse Organization Scholarship
*Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Endowment
Provides scholarships for African American nursing students; must be a resident of the Puget Sound region of Washington state.
Contact: Mary Mahoney Professional Nurse Organization, P.O. Box 22003, Seattle, WA 98122-0003
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Unspecified

Maryland Higher Education Commission
State Nursing Scholarship and Living Expenses Grant
Available to full-time and part-time students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate nursing programs in Maryland. Must be a Maryland resident and agree to serve as a full-time nurse in Maryland upon graduation (one year for each year of scholarship support).
Contact: Gerrie Rogers
Phone: (410) 260-4574
Email: grogers@mhec.state.md.us
Web site: www.mhec.state.md.us/financialAid/ProgramDescriptions/prog_nurse.asp
Deadline: June 30 (scholarship), March 1 (grant)
Amount: Scholarship: Tuition and fees up to $3,000 per year. (Students enrolled in an accelerated nursing program that requires summer enrollment may receive a maximum annual award of $4,500.) Living Expenses Grant: Up to $3,000 per year.

*Massachusetts Indian Association Scholarship Fund
Massachusetts Indian Association
New Pond Village
180 Main Street #116
Walpole, MA 02081
617-326-8945

Massachusetts Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents' Parley Scholarships
American Legion Auxiliary
Attn: Department Secretary
546-2 State House
Boston, MA 02133
Eligibility: children of veterans who plan to study nursing
Average Award: $100
Number of Awards: 1
Deadline: April

MediCorp Health System/Mary Washington Hospital Foundation
MHS Health Career Scholarship Program
Open to rising senior students beginning their final year of an accredited BSN or CRNA program; must be a student in good standing. Recipients must agree to a two-year work commitment with MediCorp Health System after graduating.
Phone: (540) 741-2680
Web site: Medicorpcareers.org/scholarships
Deadline: Applications accepted April 1-May 31
Amount: Tuition, fees, housing and textbooks

Minnesota Chapter of the American Cancer Society
Contact: Deb McMullin
Phone: (612) 925-2772, ext.1242
Health Education Scholarship
Deadline: Mid April
Amount: $1,500
Kay Horsch Leader in Nursing Scholarship
For R.N.s working in Minnesota and enrolled in a program for enhancing nursing leadership abilities
Deadline: Early May
Amount: $2,500
Margaret Mitchell Cancer Research Scholarship
Deadline: Mid May
Amount: $5,000 (plus an additional $1,000 research support)

Minnesota Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents' Parley Scholarships
American Legion Auxiliary
Attn: Department Headquarters
State Veterans Service Building
St. Paul, MN 55155
612-224-7634
Eligibility: residents of MN who are members of ALA and plan to study nursing in MN
Average Award: $500
Number of Awards: 3
Deadline: March

*Minority Biomedical Support Program-Incarnate Word College
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209-6397

*Minority Nurse
*Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship Program
Open to racial and ethnic minority nursing students enrolled in the third or fourth year of an accredited four-year BSN program or in an accelerated program leading to a BSN degree or an accelerated master’s entry nursing program for students with bachelor’s degrees in fields other than nursing (such as BA-to-MSN). Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Contact: Pam Chwedyk
Phone: (312) 525-3095
Email: pchwedyk@alloyeducation.com
Web site: www.minoritynurse.com
Deadline: June 15
Amount: $500 to $1,000

Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning
Nursing Education Loan Scholarship Program (NELS)
Provides scholarships for nursing students pursuing BSN, RN-to-BSN, MSN or PhD degrees. Must be a Mississippi resident attending a Mississippi school and agree to work as a nurse in Mississippi upon graduation. Also offers a Nursing Teacher Stipend Program for graduate students who agree to teach at an accredited nursing school in Mississippi.
Phone: (800) 327-2980
Email: sfa@ihl.state.ms.us
Web site: www.ihl.state.ms.us/financialaid/nursing.html
Deadline: March 31
Amount: Up to $4,000 annually for up to two years (BSN, RN-to-BSN and MSN); up to $5,000 annually for two years (PhD)

Missouri Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents' Parley Scholarships
American Legion Auxiliary
Attn: Department Secretary
210 West Dunklin ST
Jefferson City, MO 65101
314-636-9133
Eligibility: residents of MO who are the dependent of a veteran and interested in nursing
Average Award: $700
Number of Awards: 1
Deadline: April

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc.
Nursing Research Fellowship
Contact: Deb Boelz, Executive Director Phone: (800) 541-5454 or (952) 545-9438
Fax: (952) 545-6073
E-mail: myastheniagravis@msn.com
Web site: www.myasthenia.org/research/
Amount: Up to $1,500

*National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association
*NANAINA Merit Awards
Open to NANAINA members who are enrolled in a federally or state-recognized tribe and are full-time undergraduate or graduate students in an accredited or state-approved school of nursing
Phone: (888) 566-8773
Email: brk@georgetown.edu
Web site: www.nanaina.com
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: $750

*National American Arab Nurses Association
*NAANA Scholarships
Offers various scholarships for current nursing students, practicing nurses, and students interested in pursuing a career in nursing.
Phone: (313) 982-4070
Web site: www.n-aana.org
Deadline: July 1, but may vary from year to year
Amount: Unspecified

*National Association of Hispanic Nurses
*NAHN Scholarship Awards
Open to NAHN members enrolled in accredited associate, diploma, baccalaureate, graduate or LPN/LVN nursing programs; must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Contact: Maria Castro
Phone: (818) 571-9185
Email: latinanrse@socal.rr.com
Web site: www.thehispanicnurses.org
Deadline: April 15
Amount: $1,000

*Juanita Robles-Lopez/Pampers Parenting Institute and Procter & Gamble Scholarship
Awarded to a NAHN member pursuing a master’s degree in a maternal-child nursing program.
Deadline: April 15
Amount: $2,000 (pending availability of funding)
Contact: See above

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Foundation
McNeil Rural Scholarship
Available to RNs accepted into a master’s or post-master’s pediatric nurse practitioner program. Must have at least one year of previous work experience in pediatrics, be a member of NAPNAP and agree to practice in an underserved rural setting for the first two years after completion of studies.
Phone: (856) 857-9700
Email: info@napnap.org
Web site: www.napnap.org
Deadline: June 15
Amount: Up to $40,000

*National Black Nurses Association
*NBNA Scholarship Program
Provides various scholarships open to African American nursing students currently enrolled in a BSN, ADN, diploma or LPN/LVN nursing program. Must be a member of NBNA and have at least one full year of school remaining.
Phone: (800) 575-6298
Email: NBNA@erols.com
Web site: www.nbna.org/scholarship.htm
Deadline: April 15
Amount: $500 to $2,000

*Greater Washington DC Chapter of the NBNA Scholarships

Dr. Johnella Banks Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to BSN and LPN students pursuing nursing careers. The Scholarship is awarded at the Annual Nurse of the year and Scholarship Luncheon.

Felicia C. Brady Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded, at the Annual Nurse of the Year and Scholarship Luncheon, to registered nurses who return to college to pursue advanced nursing degrees.


Margaret Pemberton Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded annually to a District of Columbia High School graduating senior accepted into a baccalaureate nursing program.

*National Center for Healthcare Leadership and the Institute for Nursing Healthcare Leadership Institute
*Chief Nursing Officer Leadership Fellowship
The INHL/NCHL Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Leadership Fellowship is a 12-month professional development program with an experiential learning curriculum to provide the Fellow with an opportunity to learn from successful and experienced CNOs and their executive teams in leading healthcare organizations. The program was developed for newly promoted CNOs and other CNOs seeking additional leadership development as they work more closely with all members of executive leadership teams to improve organizational quality, safety and effectiveness. With the assistance of an executive coach, the Fellow will create an Individual Leadership Development Plan (ILDP) aligned with the sponsor’s organizational goals to drive the Fellowship objectives and learning agenda.
Contact: Christina Jack
Phone: 312.755.5021
Email: cjack@nchl.org
Web site: www.nchl.org
Deadline: unknown
Amount: $20,000
Download a pdf containing more information and an application.

*National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations
*Aetna/NCEMNA Scholars Program
Open to ethnic minority BSN and master’s degree nursing students interested in pursuing research careers with a focus on eliminating minority health disparities. Must be a member of one of the five NCEMNA member associations: Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association, National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, National Black Nurses Association and Philippine Nurses Association of America. Scholarship recipients are nominated by their association.
Contact: The president of the appropriate NCEMNA member association
Web site: www.ncemna.org
Deadline: Varies, depending on the association
Amount: Unspecified

National Health Service Corps
NHSC Scholarships
For graduate-level nursing students enrolled or accepted into an accredited family nurse practitioner or nurse-midwifery program. Upon completion of their training, recipients must agree to serve in a health professional shortage area identified as having the greatest need (one year for each year of support received, with a two-year minimum commitment).
Phone: (800) 221-9393
Email: callcenter@hrsa.gov
Web site: http://nhsc.bhpr.hrsa.gov/join_us/scholarships.asp
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Tuition, fees, other reasonable educational expenses and monthly stipend for up to four years

*National Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Attn: Selection Committee
P.O. Box 728
Novato, CA 94948
415-892-9971
www.nhsf.org

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America
American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
Mrs. Thomas B. Van Antwerp, Consultant and Contact Person
7752-A Patrick Landing Rd
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Ph. 251-580-8073
Fax: 251-580-8011
Email: gypsie@vanantwerponline.com
Average award: $1000 per semester, to be used for academic purposes only
Majors/Fields of Study: nursing or any related field of health care or health education at college or post-graduate level; associate degree program acceptable
Eligibility: must be 1/4 American Indian, male or female
15-20 scholarships per semester available.

Navy Nurse Corps
Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC)
Provides scholarships for students pursuing a four-year BSN degree at an approved NROTC college or university. Upon graduation, recipients are commissioned as officers in the Navy Nurse Corps. Must be a U.S. citizen 17 to 23 years of age or no older than age 27 at the time of graduation from the nursing program.
Phone: (800) USA-NAVY
Web site: www.navy.com/healthcare/nursing
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Tuition, books and $250 to $400 monthly allowance for up to four years

North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority
Nurse Education Scholarship-Loan Program (NESLP)
Available through the financial aid offices of participating North Carolina colleges and universities offering nurse education programs that prepare students for licensure in North Carolina as an LPN or RN. The loan must be repaid through service or in cash upon graduation.
Contact: The financial aid office at the nursing school where you are enrolled or are planning to apply for admission
Web site: www.cfnc.org/paying/loan/career/career_nursing.jsp
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: $400 to $3,000 (LPN or ADN program); $400 to $5,000 (BSN program)

Nurse Scholars Program
A scholarship/loan program available to students who plan to practice nursing full time in North Carolina. Must be a U.S. citizen and N.C. resident entering a participating diploma, ADN or BSN program in N.C. that prepares students for licensure as an RN. The loan must be repaid through service or in cash upon graduation.
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: $3,000 per year (diploma or ADN); $3,000 to $5,000 per year (BSN)
Web site: See above

Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.
M. Elizabeth Carnegie Scholarship;
Estelle Massey Osborne Scholarship
For minority RNs enrolled in a master's or doctoral degree program in nursing. Various other graduate-level scholarships are also available. Must be a U.S. citizen and a member of a professional nursing association.
Phone: (212) 590-2443
Email: info@n-e-f.org
Web site: www.n-e-f.org
Deadline: March 1
Amount: Varies, depending on available funds
Application fee: $20

Nursing Student Loan Program
Phone: (301) 443-4776 or contact the financial aid office at your school
Web site: www.hrsa.gov
Amount: Unspecified

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
*Masters and Post-Master Nurse Practitioner Certificate Scholarships
Available to licensed RNs committed to a career in oncology nursing who are currently enrolled in or applying to an accredited master’s degree nursing program or post-master’s nurse practitioner certificate program; two awards per year are ethnic minority scholarships.
Phone: (866) 257-4667
Email: foundation@ons.org
Web site: www.onsfoundation.org
Deadline: February 1
Amount: $3,000
Application fee: $5

Bachelor’s and Doctoral Scholarships
For students committed to careers in oncology nursing who are currently enrolled or accepted in an accredited BSN program or doctoral degree program in nursing. Doctoral scholarship applicants must be master’s-prepared licensed RNs.
Deadline: February 1
Amount: $2,000 (bachelor’s); $2,000 to $5,000 (doctoral)
Application fee: $5
Contact: See above

*Papa Ola Lokahi, Inc./HRSA, Bureau of Primary Health Care
*Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program
Provides financial support for Native Hawaiian students pursuing careers in selected health professions. Upon completion of studies, recipients must provide one year of full-time service to Native Hawaiian populations of greatest need for each year of scholarship support.
Phone: (808) 585-8944
Fax: (808) 585-8081
Email: nhhsp@hawaii.rr.com
Web site: http://bphc.hrsa.gov/programs/HawaiianProgramInfo.htm
Deadline: March
Amount: Tuition, fees and other reasonable educational expenses, plus monthly stipend

Pfizer Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nursing Research
Award: 2 grants of $65,000 per year for 2 years
Eligibility: Registered nurses who have earned a doctoral degree after 1995. Applicants must have arranged to conduct the proposed research through an educational institution, a private research facility, or government agency in the US with a mentor who has a strong research and academic record. The mentor should have expertise and interest in the proposed research.
Contact: (800) 201-1214
Web site: www.physicianscientist.com

Philippine Nurses Association of America
*Nursing Scholarship Award
Awarded to a PNAA member enrolled in or admitted to an accredited master’s, post-master’s or doctoral degree program in nursing.
Web site: www.philippinenursesaa.org
Deadline: Eight weeks prior to the PNAA annual National Convention
Amount: $1,000

Registered Nurse Scholarship
Ordean Foundation
501 Ordean Bldg
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 726-4785
Average award: $1,685
Maximum number of awards: 37
Deadline: March 1
College level: Unspecified undergraduate
Majors/Fields of Study: Nursing, radiation technology

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.
RN General Education Scholarship
For students pursuing education to become an RN; must be enrolled full-time in an accredited nursing program. Scholarship is given as a reimbursement after successful completion of the fall term.
Contact: Crysta Anderson
Phone: (800) 245-7462
Email: canderson@sba.com
Website: http://sgna.org/resources/awards.cfm
Deadline: July 31
Amount: Reimbursement of $2,500

RN Advancing Education Scholarship
For gastroenterology RNs who wish to continue their education by pursuing a BSN, MSN or PhD degree. Must be an SGNA member enrolled full-time or part-time in an accredited nursing degree program. Scholarship is given as a reimbursement.
Deadline: July 31
Amount: Reimbursement of $2,500 (full-time students) or $1,000 (part-time)

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Nursing Scholarship Fund Program
Available to financially needy full- or part-time students admitted to a participating nursing school in Indiana. Must be a U.S. citizen, an Indiana resident and agree to work in an Indiana health care setting for at least two years after graduation. Scholarships are awarded through the financial aid offices of participating schools.
Phone: (317) 232-2350 or contact the financial aid office at the school you plan to attend
Email: special@ssaci.in.gov
Website: www.in.gov/ssaci/programs/nur.html
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Varies, depending on the school

Supreme Scholarship Program
Military Order of Cooties Auxiliary
c/o Catherine Wilcox
1060 West Marietta St
Decatur, IL 62522
217-422-5885
Eligibility: relatives of VFW or VFW auxiliary to study to be a nurse, pharmacist, dental assistant, x-ray tech., lab. tech., operating room tech., or dietician.
Average Award: $1000-$3000
Number Awarded: varies
Deadline: April

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Professional Nursing Scholarships
Must be a Texas resident attending a Texas college or university on at least a half-time basis and be enrolled in classes leading to licensure as a professional nurse. Students must register for the Selective Service or be exempt from this requirement. Some funds are targeted to students from rural communities and to graduate students in nursing.
Contact: The financial aid office at your school or (888) 311-8881
Web site: www.collegefortexans.com/
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Up to $3,000

Texas Center for Rural Health Initiatives
Outstanding Rural Scholar Recognition and Forgiveness Loan Program
Eligibility: For Texas residents in rural areas enrolled in a health-related program of study. Once licensed, student must return to the sponsoring rural community to practice.
211 East Seventh, Suite 915
Austin, TX 78701
512-479-8891
Email: crhi@crhi.state.tx.us
Web site: www.crhi.state.tx.us
Deadline: Third Friday in January, May, and September
Number of Awards: varies

Tylenol Brand Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate course of study in the fall of 2002 at an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school. This includes those students currently enrolled in an undergraduate course of study and who have one or more years of school remaining.
Amount: This year's fund will total $250,000, including ten grants of $10,000 each and 150 grants of $1,000 each.
Web site: http://www.tylenol.com/page.jhtml?id=tylenol/news/subptyschol.inc

U.S. Army
F. Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program
Contact: Local Army Health Care Recruiter
Phone: (800) USA-ARMY
Web site: www.goarmy.com
Amount: Unspecified

University of Minnesota School of Nursing
*Native Nurses Career Opportunity Program (NNCOP) Scholarship
Available to American Indian/Alaska Native RNs pursuing MS degrees through the NNCOP at UMN-SON. Priority will be given to students earning degrees in public health nursing, nurse-midwifery or nurse anesthesia. Upon graduation, recipients must serve in an approved IHS facility (one year for each year of scholarship support).
Phone: (612) 624-4644
Email: NativeRN@umn.edu
Web site: www.nursing.umn.edu/print/NNCOP/home.html
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Tuition, fees and books up to $20,000 per year

U.S. Air Force
Health Professions Scholarship Program
Offers three- and four-year scholarships for health care professionals. Recipients must serve 45 days of active duty in the Air Force while on scholarship. Upon graduation, must serve one year of active duty for each year of scholarship support received.
Contact: Your local Air Force recruiter
Web site: http://www.airforce.com/education/healthcare/moneyForSchool.php
Deadline: Unspecified
Amount: Tuition, fees, books and supplies, plus monthly allowance for living expenses

Yale New Haven Hospital
*Minority Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship
Offers four-year scholarships for minority students pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing or allied health professions; must be a resident of the Greater New Haven area
Contact: Patricia Worthy
Phone: (203) 688-2169
Email: worthy@ynhh.org
Web site: www.ynhh.org
Deadline: March 1
Amount: $1,500 annually for four years

Nurse Externships

The Maryland Hospital Association has a link to all of the hospitals in the State of Maryland. The link is:

http://www.mdhospitals.org/mha/Maryland_Hospitals/index.shtml

Please contact the respective Nurse Recruiter about their various student nurse positions.

*Public Hospitals are not members of the MHA and they are listed on a link to the webpage.

References

Scholarship Listing. Minority Nurse Magazine. Retrieved on October 29, 2007 from http://www.minoritynurse.com/financial/scholarships.html

Maryland Hospitals and their websites. Maryland Hospital Association.

Retrieved on October 29, 2007 from

http://www.mdhospitals.org/mha/Maryland_Hospitals/index.shtml

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