The Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship from Cascade Healthcare Solutions is awarded to one aspiring nurse each year. To apply for the award, you must submit a 200-300 word essay about the differences nurses make in the world. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and you must be a legal resident of the United States. You must also be able to prove that you have been accepted into an undergraduate nursing degree program or that you are currently enrolled in one. Employees and family members of Cascade Healthcare Solutions are not eligible to apply.
- Award Amount: $1,000
- Deadline: August 1
Unlike most of the nursing scholarships listed here, the Outlaw Student Nursing Scholarship is issued directly to you, not the school. This means that you can apply the money toward living expenses and other bills instead of just books and tuition. There are four chances to win this scholarship throughout the year, giving you plenty of opportunities to earn money for your education. Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted into a nursing degree program in order to win this award.
- Award Amount: $500
- Deadline: Ongoing
The Jacksonville University RN-to-BSN Honor Scholarship is available for nursing students who plan to complete their RN-to-BSN program online at JU. The scholarship is reserved for students who meet several high standard requirements, including: a minimum GPA of 3.4, no previous enrollment in an online course at JU, and a maintained GPA of 3.4 or higher during the award term. You may be a resident of any state in order to apply, as long as you meet the general requirements for acceptance into JU.
- Award Amount: $3,575
- Deadline: Two weeks before the start date of each school session
The Nursing Home Abuse Prevention Scholarship is funded by the Rooth Law Firm of Evanston, Illinois. The scholarship is awarded to first and second year nursing school students who have displayed an honorable commitment to their future careers in nursing. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in order to qualify for the scholarship, as well as proof of enrollment or acceptance into an accredited nursing school in the U.S. The money for this scholarship is sent directly to the student’s school, and the recipient must provide receipts showing where the money is going once he or she receives funding.
- Award Amount: $1,000
- Deadline: July 31
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship is sponsored by the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation. It offers financial assistance to 50 students each year who are committed to careers related to Native American health care, tribal public policy, and the environment. Applicants must be Native American or Alaska Native in order to qualify, and they must have a minimum GPA of 2.0. since 1996, the organization has given our more than $7 million in scholarships to over 1,400 lucky recipients throughout the country.
- Award Amount: $5,000
- Deadline: March 3
The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association gives out over $330,000 in scholarships every year. Scholarships are issued to students based on academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in the healthcare industry. If you are an active part of a local nursing organization or you participate in community activities related to healthcare, you might qualify for one of these scholarships. Keep in mind that there is a $10 application fee for this scholarship program, but there are ample opportunities for you to receive funding because of that.
- Award Amount: $1,000 – $5,000
- Deadline: January 16