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Below, please find resources to Local and National Scholarship Opportunities within the Nursing Profession. 

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Scholarships

Local Scholarships

Dr. Mary A. O’Connor Master of Science in Nursing Administration and Leadership Scholarship

  • One $500 scholarship is awarded in the Fall term through 2016 (and beyond if funding permits) to the newest cohort of students enrolled in the MSN program. The MSN Scholarship is awarded to an MSN student selected by the MSN faculty. The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 GPA and completed four courses in the MSN program – two courses in the spring term and two courses in the summer term. Students with incomplete grade(s) are ineligible.


APSCUF – Cal U

  • Cal U Graduate and Undergraduate scholarships awarded by APSCUF, The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculty. Two $500 scholarships annually. Deadline April annually. Contact Cal U APSCUF Office at apscufcalu@zoominternet.net or 724-938-4293 for applications.


APSCUF – State

  • State APSCUF Scholarship will award one $3,000 scholarship in August annually. Deadline first week of March annually. Contact Cal U APSCUF Office at apscufcalu@zoominternet.net or 724-938-4293 for applications.


 The Pittsburgh Foundation Scholarships for Nursing (several detailed below list):

 

Mary Agnes Powers Scholarship

 

St. Francis School of Nursing Alumni of Pittsburgh, PA Scholarship Fund

 

Edward and Dorothy Livingston Fund

  • For qualified men and women attending accredited Diploma, Associates, or BSN school of nursing. Resident of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County. Preference to minority and female students. Priority to junior/senior students in a four-year institution and final year students in a two year program. http://www.pittsburghfoundation.org/node/1583 Submit application by July 31st to Kathy Mayle, contact information mayle@duq.edu

 

William Henry Fitch Memorial Trust

  • For qualified men and women attending accredited Diploma, Associates, or BSN school of nursing. Resident of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County. Preference to minority and female students. Priority to junior/senior students in a four-year institution and final year students in a two year program. http://www.pittsburghfoundation.org/node/1739 Submit application by July 31st to Kathy Mayle, contact information mayle@duq.edu

 

Pocket Nurse Scholarship Fund

  • Three scholarships will be awarded annually, one in each of the following fields: Allied Health, Nursing, and Nursing Faculty. Deadline for applications is April 15th annually. http://www.pittsburghfoundation.org/node/1695 For more information, contact The Pittsburgh Foundation: Deborah Turner - turnerd@pghfdn.org

 

National Scholarships

ENA Academic Scholarship Opportunities

 

Campaign for Nursing – search multiple national scholarships

 

AACN After College

  • The AACN After College scholarship program supports nursing students enrolled in a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree program in nursing with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Eight $2,500 scholarships awarded throughout the year. Application deadlines January 31, April 30, July 31, October 31.

 

American Holistic Nurses Charlotte McGuire Scholarships

  • The CMGSP offers academic scholarships to nurses in undergraduate nursing programs, graduate nursing programs, and other graduate programs related to holistic nursing. Completed applications must be returned by March 15 of the year for which the scholarship is awarded.

 
ENA Academic Scholarship Opportunities

  • Applicants must be an ENA member for a minimum of twelve (12) months immediately prior to applying and must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA for consideration. (Applicants must be attending a NLN, AACN or CCNE accredited school and must provide verification of the schools current accreditation. )
  • UNDERGRADUATE (RN to BSN) SCHOLARSHIPS – Three $3,000 scholarships available. Application deadline June 1st; recipient notified August 13th.
  • GRADUATE/MASTER LEVEL SCHOLARSHIPS – Multiple $5,000 scholarships available. Application deadline June 1st; recipient notified August 13th.

Exceptional Nurse Scholarships

  • Multiple scholarships awards of $250-$500 to qualified nursing students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already admitted to, a college or university nursing education program on a full time basis. Preference is given to undergraduate students. Applications must be received by June 1.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Scholarships & Loans

 

Nurse Education Scholarship Award $5000 | Diversity Nursing

  • Annual $5,000 Education Award Winner during Nurses Week. Registration deadline must be completed by All registrations must be completed by April 30th annually.



Talbot Women’s Scholarship

  • Up to seventeen $10,000scholarships and one $30,000 scholarship will be awarded. Applicants seeking a bachelor's degree eligible. Application due January 3rd.

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