The School of Nursing has been the recipient of several scholarship funds. The criteria for each fund is determined by the donor and is available upon inquiry. The availability of funds is variable. Students seeking financial assistance (scholarship or loans) should complete an application form at the Student Financial Services Office as well as provide required information specific to the scholarship to the School of Nursing. Award recipients are chosen by faculty utilizing donor criteria.
AfterCollege/AACN Nursing Scholarship Fund
AfterCollege, the leading employment website for nursing/allied health care students and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) have partnered to offer this new scholarship program for students pursuing professional nursing education programs. This scholarship program supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.
AORN Foundation Scholarships and Grants
The AORN Foundation Scholarship program offers financial support to students enrolled in nursing schools and perioperative nurses pursuing bachelors, masters, or doctoral degrees. With the critical nursing shortage and the cost of higher education, the AORN Foundation Board of Trustees knows it is of the utmost importance to fund scholarships for students pursuing careers in nursing and for nurses advancing their professional careers.
The Dan Mordecai Educational Scholarship Award
The Nevada Organization of Nurse Leaders (NONL) is offering three Nevada nursing scholarships. The scholarships are made possible through the Dan Mordecai Educational Scholarship Fund. This scholarship award program is open to graduate and undergraduate nursing students in Nevada, with the award of a $1,000 scholarship to each. For eligibility criteria visit NONL.
Federal Grants Wire
Nursing Education federal grants, government grants and loans.
March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarship
To recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies, the March of Dimes offers several $5,000 scholarships annually to registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal-child nursing.
ONS Foundation Awards, Grants, and Scholarships
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), the ONS Foundation, and the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) are dedicated to the professional development of oncology nurses around the world. Through the awards, scholarships and research grants, these organizations seek to recognize those nurses devoted to the care of individuals with cancer and to the specialty of oncology nursing.
Western Undergraduate Exchange
The Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE), coordinated by the Western Interchange Commission for Higher Education, is for students of 14 Western states who may enroll in programs at institutions in other WUE states at reduced tuition levels available only for WUE students.