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Deadline
January 10
Amount
$2,500
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  • Renewable
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  • Offered by
    American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) Foundation
    2920 Brandywine Road
    Suite 100
    Atlanta, GA 30341
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be registered nurses enrolled full- or part-time in a nationally accredited school of nursing baccalaureate program with an interest in occupational and environmental health or be registered nurses enrolled full- or part-time in a graduate program that has application to occupational and environmental health. Applicants should submit a narrative and letters of recommendation.
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  • Offered by
    Illinois Department of Public Health
    535 W. Jefferson Street
    Springfield, IL 62761
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited Illinois school to become a nurse practitioner, physician assistant or certified nurse midwife. Students must demonstrate financial need, and they may be full-time or part-time students as long as part-time students are enrolled for at least a third of the hours required to be a full-time student. Scholarship recipients agree to set up their practice in designated shortage areas after graduation.
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Deadline
June 15
Amount
Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
    2170 S. Parker Road
    Suite 300
    Denver, CO 80231
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current nursing students or AORN members accepted to an accredited program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
    4700 W. Lake Avenue
    Glenview, IL 60025
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of and involved in ARN, enrolled in a bachelor's of science in nursing (BSN) program, have completed at least one course, be currently practicing rehabilitation nursing and have a minimum of two years’ experience in rehabilitation nursing. Applications, transcripts, a summary of professional and educational goals and achievements and two recommendation letters are required. Applications should be submitted by fax or email.
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Deadline
August 1
Amount
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    No
  • Offered by
    California Nurses Association

    2000 Franklin Street
    Oakland, CA 94612
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the Alameda County Nurses Association (Region 1) who are enrolled in an educational program, attending a conference or planning to travel or engage in research related to nursing. The organization considers facility activism, length of time as a direct care nurse and educational vision.
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Deadline
October 26
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Colorado Nurses Foundation
    7400 East Arapahoe Road
    Suite 211
    Centennial, CO 80112
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be Colorado residents who are Colorado Nurses Association or Colorado Student Nurses Association members. They must be second-year ASN students; third- or fourth-year BSN students; RNs enrolled at a school of nursing at any postsecondary level; currently practicing RNs enrolled in a doctoral nursing program or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students. Undergraduates must have a GPA of 3.25 or above, and graduate students must have a GPA of 3.5 or above. Applicants must have plans to practice nursing in the state of Colorado after graduation. Selection is based on stated career goals, GPA, financial need, participation in community and professional organizations and commitment to practicing nursing in Colorado.
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Deadline
September 15
Amount
$600
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    No
  • Offered by
    Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing
    7794 Grow Drive
    Pensacola, FL 32514
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be active members of the American Radiological Nurses Association for three years, have a current nursing license and be enrolled in an approved academic program. Students should submit the application, a statement of purpose, two recommendation letters, a transcript which shows a minimum 2.5 GPA, a statement of financial support and a copy of the nursing license.
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  • Offered by
    American Legion
    Attn.: Americanism and Children and Youth Division
    P.O. Box 1055
    Indianapolis, IN 46206
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must plan to be employed full-time in hospitals, clinics or health departments in a position related to lung and respiratory control.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Emergency Nurses Association
    915 Lee Street
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be nurses pursuing baccalaureate degrees in nursing and must have been ENA members for at least 12 months before applying. Selection is based on application, statement of goals, references and transcript.
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  • Offered by
    Foundation for Neonatal Research and Education
    200 East Holly Avenue
    Box 56
    Pitman, NJ 08071
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be accepted into a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program (current Registered Nurses), a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program for advanced practice in neonatal nursing, a doctoral degree program in nursing or a Master's or post-Master's nursing degree program in Business Management or Nursing Administration. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must be actively involved in neonatal nursing at the professional level. They cannot have received a grant or scholarship from the FNRE within the past five years, and they cannot be current members of the FNRE Scholarship Committee or Board. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
April 30
Amount
Up to $35,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Washington Student Achievement Council
    917 Lakeridge Way
    P.O. Box 43430
    Olympia, WA 98504
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be employed, or be under contract to be employed, at an eligible site, provide proof of eligible student debt, provide primary care and sign a contract to serve for at least three years. Applicants may apply for a fourth and fifth year award of up to $25,000 per year based on debt remaining. Eligible professions are physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner, licensed nurse, midwife, pharmacist, dentist or dental hygienist.
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Deadline
September 30
Amount
Up to $10,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must live in Maryland, and they must be employed full-time by Maryland state or local government or nonprofit organizations that serve low income or underprivileged people. They must have a degree from a Maryland college or from any law school, or certification from the Maryland State Department of Education. Priority is given to individuals who have graduated in the past three years. Applicants must also have college loans on which they have not defaulted, and each person's annual gross salary must be under $60,000. Applicants must work in one of the following positions: lawyers, teachers, nurses, nurse faculty members, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, speech pathologists or physician assistants.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Emergency Nurses Association
    915 Lee Street
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be nurses pursuing an advanced degree and must have been ENA members for at least 12 months before applying.
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  • Offered by
    Emergency Nurses Association
    915 Lee Street
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be nurses pursuing advanced clinical practice degrees to become clinical nurse specialists or nurse practitioners. Preference is given to applicants focusing on cardiac nursing. Applicants must have been ENA members for at least 12 months before applying.
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Deadline
March 5
Amount
Up to $5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Morris K. Udall Foundation
    130 S. Scott Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85701-1922
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be juniors or sophomores studying full-time for an associate's or bachelor's degree at an accredited two- or four-year institution. They must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents and be committed to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care. Students must be nominated by a college or university faculty representative and must have a grade point average equivalent to a "B" or higher.Selection is based on demonstrated commitment to the environment, tribal public policy or Native Americal healthcare. Selection is also based on potential of applicant to make significant contributions, leadership, character, desire to make a difference and demonstration of diverse interests and activities.
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Deadline
January 14
Amount
$1,000-$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Student Nurses' Association
    45 Main Street
    Suite 606
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a state-approved school of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, doctorate or master's programs.
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Deadline
April - 1st Friday
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California
    401 Van Ness Avenue
    Room 113
    San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of California, enrolled or planning to enroll in a nursing program and be the wife, husband, widow, widower or child of a veteran or be veterans themselves.
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Deadline
June 15
Amount
Up to $20,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and residents of New York for one year or more. They must be registered nurses who are licensed in New York, and they must be accepted into a graduate nursing program at an approved college or university in New York. Students must also agree to four years of service as nursing faculty in the state.
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Deadline
December 26
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