Top 15 Undergraduate Nursing Scholarships: Part 1

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Undergraduate Nursing Scholarships

Nursing school can get expensive no matter what college you go to. Before you start panicking about how to pay for college, you might want to check out the top 15 undergraduate nursing scholarships we have listed below. These should help you cover your costs and get through school with minimal financial stress.

Note that this list is broken down into 3 parts, and you can continue to the other sections at the bottom or top of each page. All scholarship links have been verified as of 7/11/2015.

AfterCollege/AACN $10,000 Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is for students who are enrolled in bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree programs in nursing. The award value of $10,000 is broken into four payments of $2,500, distributed each quarter a student is enrolled in a nursing program. To apply for this award, you must be 18 years or older and enrolled in an AACN member school. You may see if your school is part of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing through the member program directory.

  • Award Amount: $10,000
  • Deadline: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31

Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association General Scholarships

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association General Scholarships are awarded to students in state-approved schools of nursing. These students may be pursuing a nursing degree of any level, including an associate’s degree, diploma, master’s degree, bachelor’s degree, and more. Graduating high school seniors are not eligible for funding at this time. This organization awards over $345,000 in scholarships a year to nursing students throughout the country. Award recipients are chosen based on academic achievement, participation in nursing student organizations, financial need, and involvement in community health care activities. All applications require a $10 processing fee.

  • Award Amount: $1,000 – $2,500
  • Deadline: January 16

ANNA Career Mobility Scholarships

ANNA Career Mobility Scholarships are provided by the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association. There are several different awards to choose from in this set, but they all maintain the same basic criteria. Applicants must be current members of the ANNA and must have been active in the organization for a minimum of 2 years before the application deadline. Applicants must be involved in nephrology related health care services, and they must be accepted or enrolled in a BSN program or graduate level nursing program.

  • Award Amount: $1,000 – $2,500
  • Deadline: October 15

Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship

The Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship is designed for “nontraditional” nursing undergraduate students. These are students who did not pursue a college degree right after high school or who had their college careers interrupted with the need to join the workforce. The scholarship is sponsored by B4 Brands, and it offers $1,000 to five applicants every year. Students must be working toward an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in nursing in order to qualify. The award money is paid directly to the school, and it is non-renewable.

  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: August 31 (but not before July 1)

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