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  1. 1. University of Maryland at Baltimore<br />Minority Student Nurse Association <br />SCHOLARSHIP PACKET<br />FALL 2007<br />Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses FoundationCareer Mobility Scholarship AwardAvailable to students in LPN-to-RN, RN-to-BSN, RN-to-MSN, BSN-to-MSN or MSN-to-doctorate programs. Must be a member of AMSN for at least one year.Phone: (866) 877-AMSNEmail: AMSN@ajj.comWeb site: www.medsurgnurse.orgDeadline: April 15Amount: $500<br />*Adolph Van Pelt ScholarshipsAssociation on American Indian Affairs, Inc.245 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1801New York, NY 10016-8728212-689-8720Average award: $500-800Eligibility: at least 25% Native American heritageDeadline: August 1College level: undergraduate/graduateMore Information<br />Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (AFROTC)Nursing ScholarshipsThree- and four-year undergraduate scholarships available to students who want to become Air Force nurses; must be U.S. citizen and high school graduate. Scholarship recipients must enlist as cadets in the Air Force Reserve. Phone: (866) 423-7682Web site: June 30Amount: Up to $15,000 a year for tuition/fees, $510 a year for books, plus monthly stipend<br />*Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium *ANTHC Scholarship Program Provides undergraduate and graduate scholarships for Alaska Native/American Indian students pursuing an education in the health care field. Must be a full-time student and a permanent Alaska resident.Phone: (800) 684-8361Email: humanresources@anthc.orgWeb site: www.anthc.orgDeadline: UnspecifiedAmount: $5,000 <br />Aloha ScholarshipAmerican Legion Auxiliaryc/o Barbara S. McDonoughPO Box 51Wolf Creek, MT 59648-0051406-235-4205Eligibility: children or grandchildren of Montana members of ALA. Nursing studentsAverage Awards: $400Number of Awards: 1<br />American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation Scholarship and Grant ProgramOffers various scholarships for current AANP members or student members enrolled in an accredited MSN-NP, post-MS NP or doctoral program.Phone: (623) 376-9467From Email: foundation@aanp.orgWeb site: www.aanpfoundation.orgDeadlines: April and OctoberAmount: $1,000 (MSN-NP); $1,500 (post-MS NP and doctoral)Application fee: $10<br />American Academy of Nursing/John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Scholars Award ProgramProvides pre-doctoral scholarships for nurses committed to careers in academic geriatric nursing. Applicants must be degreed RNs, U.S. citizens or permanent residents and identify a mentor/advisor with whom they will work. Post-doctoral fellowships and MBA scholarships (for nurses seeking careers in management of health care institutions serving the elderly) are also available.Contact: Pamela DudzikPhone: (202) 682-2852Email: HYPERLINK "" pdudzik@aannet.orgWeb site: www.geriatricnursing.orgDeadline: January 9Amount: Up to $50,000 annually for two years<br />American Association of Colleges of NursingLydia’s Professional Uniforms/AACN Excellence in Academics Nursing ScholarshipAvailable to students enrolled in the junior year of an accredited BSN degree program.Contact: Robert Rosseter Phone: (202) 463-6930, ext. 231Email: rrosseter@aacn.nche.eduWeb site: August 1, November 1 Amount: $2,500<br />*The California Endowment/AACN Nurse Faculty ScholarshipAvailable to underrepresented minority graduate students who intend to pursue careers as nurse educators. Applicants must be California residents accepted or enrolled in a full-time master's, doctoral or BSN-to-doctorate nursing program at a school that will agree to provide at least a 25% match of the student's tuition. Upon graduation, recipients must serve in a teaching capacity at a nursing school in California for a minimum of one year for each year of support received.Contact: Annie AlesandriniPhone: (202) 463-6930 Web site: www.aacn.nche.eduDeadline: June 16Amount: $18,000 plus mentorship and leadership trainingMonster Healthcare/AACN Nursing Faculty Scholarship Available to students enrolled full-time in a baccalaureate-to-doctoral degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice program who intend to pursue nursing faculty careers. Upon graduation, recipients must serve in a teaching capacity at a nursing school for a minimum of one year for each year of support received.Contact: Robert Rosseter Phone: (202) 463-6930, ext. 231Email: rrosseter@aacn.nche.eduWeb site: www.aacn.nche.eduDeadline: September 30Amount: $25,000 plus part-time clinical employment and health benefits<br />American Association of Critical Care Nurses*Educational Advancement ScholarshipsAvailable to AACN members who are RNs completing a baccalaureate or graduate degree in nursing. At least 20% of the awards will be allocated to qualified ethnic minority applicants.Phone: (800) 899-2226Email: info@aacn.orgWeb site: www.aacn.orgDeadline: April 1Amount: $1,500 per academic year<br />American Association of Neuroscience NursesNeuroscience Nursing Foundation ScholarshipFor baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degreesGwen Breiger Memorial Scholarships in Advanced Practice NursingFor master's degree or post-master's certificatePhone: (888) 557-2266Email: info@aann.orgWeb site: www.aann.orgDeadline: January 15Amount: $1,500<br />American Cancer SocietyMaster's Degree & Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer NursingPhone: (404) 329-7558Fax: (404) 321-4669Email: grants@cancer.orgWeb site: www.cancer.orgMaster's Degree Deadline: February 1Doctoral Degree Deadline: October 15Amount: $10,000 annually for up to two years (master's);$15,000 annually for up to four years (doctoral)<br />American College of Nurse-Midwives FoundationBasic Midwifery Student Scholarship; Varney Participant Award Available to members of ACNM who are enrolled in an accredited basic midwifery education program; must have successfully completed one academic or clinical semester/quarter or clinical module.Contact: See below<br />ACNM Foundation Fellowship for Graduate EducationAvailable to a certified nurse-midwife (CNM) or certified midwife (CM) who is a member of ACNM and actively enrolled in a doctoral or post-doctoral education program.Contact: Andrea Watkins, Program CoordinatorPhone: (240) 485-1850Web site: www.midwife.orgDeadline: March TBAAmount: Unspecified<br />American Holistic Nurses’ AssociationCharlotte McGuire Scholarship ProgramMust be a current member of AHNA enrolled in an undergraduate (ADN, BSN, ADN-to-BSN) or graduate nursing program related to holistic nursing.Phone: (800) 278-2462, ext. 10Email: info@ahna.orgWeb site: www.ahna.orgDeadline: March 15Amount: To be announced (varies depending on available funds)<br />*American Indian ScholarshipArrow, Inc.1000 Connecticut Avenue, NWSuite 1206Washington, DC 20036202-296-0685Average award: $100Eligibility: American Indian<br />American LegionEight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Nursing Scholarship FundFor RNs pursuing advanced preparation for positions in supervision, administration or teaching. Recipients must have prospects of employment in a full-time position directly related to lung and respiratory control upon completion of education.Contact: Eight and Forty Scholarships, P.O. Box 1055, Indianapolis, IN 46206Web site: May 15Amount: $2,500<br />American Nephrology Nurses’ AssociationCareer Mobility Scholarships Various scholarship opportunities for ANNA members pursuing a BSN or advanced degree in nursing. Must be a current full member of ANNA for at least two years and be currently employed in nephrology nursing. Phone: (888) 600-2662Email: anna@ajj.comWeb site: www.annanurse.orgDeadline: October 15Amount: $2,000 to $2,500, depending on scholarship<br />*American Nurses Association Minority Fellowship ProgramProvides fellowships to master’s-prepared minority RNs committed to pursuing advanced study focusing on the prevention and treatment of mental illness and substance abuse. Must be an ANA member.Contact: Janet Jackson, Program ManagerPhone: (301) 628-5247Email: jjackson@ana.orgWeb site:*Clinical Research Pre-Doctoral FellowshipDeadline: March 1Amount: Annual stipend and tuition assistance for three to five years; amount varies, depending on available funds*Clinical Research Post-Doctoral FellowshipDeadline: UnspecifiedAmount: Varies, depending on available funds; fellowships are for one to two years<br />American Nurses Association/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration*Minority Fellowship ProgramProvides fellowships to master’s-prepared and doctorally prepared minority RNs committed to pursuing advanced study focusing on minority mental illness and substance abuse issues. Must be an ANA member.Contact: Janet Jackson, Program ManagerPhone: (301) 628-5247Email: janet.jackson@ana.orgWeb site:<br />*Clinical Research Pre-Doctoral FellowshipDeadline: March 1Amount: Annual stipend and tuition assistance for three to five years; amount varies, depending on available fundsContact: See above<br />*Clinical Research Post-Doctoral FellowshipDeadline: March 1Amount: Annual stipend (based on applicant’s years of experience) for up to two yearsContact: See above <br />American Society of PeriAnesthesia NursesScholarship ProgramProvides BSN, MSN and doctoral scholarships to licensed perianesthesia RNs who have been active ASPAN members for at least two years. Must be employed in perianesthesia nursing, with a minimum of two years experience.Phone: (877) 737-9696, ext. 13Email: jcerto@aspan.orgWeb site: July 1Amount: $1,000<br />Anthony J. Janetti Nursing ScholarshipEligibility: A Registered Nurse employed for at least one year with a Banner Health facility in a full-time position. Be accepted into a related degree-granting program in an accredited institution, can be enrolled part-time or full-time, and must be maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0. Be able to commit to working for at least one year with a Banner Health facility following award of the scholarship. Previous winners of the Jannetti Scholarship are not eligible.Amount: $1,500 Website: Banner Health<br />Arkansas Legion Auxiliary Nurses ScholarshipAmerican Legion AuxiliaryDepartment of Arkansas1415 West Seventh StLittle Rock, AR 77201501-374-5836Eligibility: Arkansas residency. Children of veterans studying nursingAverage Award: $500Number of Awards: 1<br />Army Nurse CorpsNurse Anesthetist ScholarshipsOffers two scholarship programs that provide opportunities for nurses serving in the Army Nurse Corps to become nurse anesthetists. Requires a 54-month active duty service obligation.Contact: Your local Army Health Care recruiter or (800) USA-ARMY, ext.193Email: site: UnspecifiedAmount: Full tuition plus full Army pay <br />Army ROTCArmy ROTC Nurse Program ScholarshipsOffers two-, three- and four-year scholarships for undergraduate nursing students. Must be a U.S. citizen.Contact: Your high school academic advisor or your campus Army ROTC office Phone: (800) USA-ROTCWeb site: UnspecifiedAmount: Amounts vary; additional allowances for books, fees and living expenses<br />Association of Operating Room Nurses Scholarship ProgramAORN Foundation Scholarship ProgramVarious scholarship opportunities for perioperative nurses enrolled in bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree programs who have been an active AORN member for at least one year. Also offers student scholarships for nonmembers enrolled in associate's degree or RN programs.Contact: Nancy HarbinPhone: (800) 755-2676Email: HYPERLINK "" nharbin@aorn.orgWeb site: May 1Amount: $1,000 to $3,000 (BSN, MSN, doctoral); $500 to $1,500 (student)<br />Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses AORN Foundation Scholarship ProgramProvides scholarships for AORN members pursuing bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees. Also offers student scholarships for nonmembers enrolled in accredited educational programs leading to initial RN licensure.Contact: Ingrid BendzsaPhone: (800) 755-2676, ext. 328Email: ibendzsa@aorn.orgWeb site: www.aorn.orgDeadline: June 1Amount: Tuition, fees and books<br />Association on American Indian Affairs*Emergency Aid and Health Professions ScholarshipsFor full-time undergraduate students; must be at least ¼-degree Indian blood and from a federally recognized tribe. Various other undergraduate and graduate scholarships are also available.Phone: (605) 698-3998Email: aaia_scholarships@sbtc.netWeb site: Deadline: July 20Amount: $100 to $400<br />Caroline E. Holt Nursing ScholarshipNational Society of the Daughters of the American RevolutionMaximum award: $500Number of awards: 10Deadline: February 15; August 15. Awards are made in early May and November.College level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, SeniorMajors/Fields of Study: NursingEligibility: Awarded to undergraduate students currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing.Web site:<br />The Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San FranciscoRobert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows ProgramAn advanced three-year leadership program for nurses in senior executive roles aspiring to lead and shape the U.S. health care systemPhone: (415) 502-6451Fax: (415) 502-4992Email: rwjenfp@itsa.ucsf.eduWeb site: rwj.htmlDeadline: Feb. 1Amount: Unspecified<br />*Chi Eta Phi Sorority *Aliene Carrington Ewell ScholarshipAvailable to African American students pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing. Phone: (202) 232-3858Email: chietaphi@erols.comWeb site: UnspecifiedAmount: Unspecified<br />*Mabel Keaton Staupers National Scholarship AwardAvailable to African American students currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program leading to a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. Must be a current member of Chi Eta Phi and the ANA, have demonstrated leadership and have contributed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of minority nurses.Deadline: UnspecifiedAmount: UnspecifiedContact: See above.<br />Coalition De Damas BoricuasP.O. Box 270, Cooper StationNew York, NY 10003<br />Coalition for Nursing Careers in California* Scholarship Program Available to students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and/or underrepresented populations enrolled in an accredited ADN or BSN program in California. Web site: www.choosenursing.comDeadline: October 13Amount: $2,000 <br />*Colonial Dames Indian Nurse ScholarshipNational Society of Colonial Dames of America2305 Gillette DriveWilmington, NC 28403Contact: Mrs. Henry Trotter, ConsultantPhone: (803) 527-3140Average award: $500-$1,500Majors/Fields of Study: nursingEligibility: Must be of Indian/Eskimo descent<br />Colorado Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents Parley Nurse's ScholarshipAmerican Legion Auxiliaryc/o Department Headquarters3003 Tejon StDenver, CO 80211303-477-5752Eligibility: Colorado residents accepted by a Colorado Nursing SchoolAverage Award: $300Number Awarded: 1Deadline: March<br />*Creek Nation of Oklahoma Higher EducationChanenna Davis, Scholarship OfferP.O. Box 580Okmulgee, OK 74447918-756-8700 ext. June 1Eligibility: CDIB, tribal enrollment, recent photograph, letter of acceptance from school, high school transcript or GED, original higher education application, signed privacy statement, financial need determined through financial aid office at the college.<br />D.C. Nurses Training Corps GrantDistrict of Columbia Office of Post Secondary Education, Research and Assistance2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE Ste 401Washington D.C. 20020(202) 727-3685Average award: $13,700Maximum number of awards: 16Deadline: Last Friday in AprilCollege level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, SeniorMajors/Fields of Study: Nursing<br />Delaware Nursing Incentive ProgramMerit-based loan for students pursuing a nursing degree at the undergraduate level. Must be a legal resident of Delaware. The loan must be repaid through nursing service in a Delaware state hospital. Phone: (302) 577-3240Fax: (302) 577-6765Email: site: March 31Amount: Maximum $3,000; may be renewed for up to three additional years<br />*Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council Higher Education ProgramEight Northern Indian Pueblos Council, Inc.P.O. Box 969San Juan Pueblo, NM 87566505-753-1808E-mail: enipcts@aol.comDeadline: June 30/December 1<br />Emergency Nurses Association Foundation ENA Foundation ScholarshipsVarious undergraduate and graduate scholarships for nursing students who have been ENA members for at least one year. Also offers specialized undergraduate scholarships open to nonmembers.Phone: (800) 900-9659, ext. 4100Email: Foundation@ena.orgWeb site: UnspecifiedAmount: $2,000 to $10,000, depending on the scholarship<br />*Encouraging Minority Participation in Graduate EducationDepartment of EducationAttn: Division of Higher Education Incentive Programs400 Maryland Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20202(202) 708-9393<br /> Offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships for full-time nursing students with a documented disability who have demonstrated a commitment to working with people with disabilitiesPhone: (561) 627-9872; TTY (561) 776-9442Email: exceptionalnurse@aol.comWeb site: June 1Amount: $250 to $500<br />Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ AssociationFNSNA Annual Scholarship Program Offers many different scholarships for nursing and pre-nursing students, including Breakthrough to Nursing Scholarships for students from underrepresented populations.Contact: Lauren SperlePhone: (718) 210-0705Email: nsna@nsna.orgWeb site: January Amount: Varies, depending on the scholarshipApplication fee: $10<br />George B. Boland Nurses Training Trust FundNational Forty and Eight777 North Meridian StIndianapolis, IN 46204-1170317-634-1804Eligibility: students who plan to enter registered nurse's trainingAverage Award: variesNumber of Awards: varies<br />Georgia Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents' Parley Nurses' ScholarshipAmerican Legion Auxiliaryc/o Department Headquarters3284 East Main StCollege Park, GA 30337404-761-9979Eligibility: Georgia residents interested in nursing education and daughters of veteransNumber of Awards: variesDeadline: May<br />Global Scholarship Alliance Nurse Leaders for America Scholarship ProgramOffers work/study programs for U.S., Canadian and international nurses that combine fully funded BSN-completion and MSN scholarships at accredited U.S. nursing schools with multi-year employment at U.S. health care institutions. Must be a currently licensed RN with at least one year of recent acute care hospital-based nursing experience. Upon completion of the program, GSA nurse-scholars must complete a period of service that allows others to benefit from their newly acquired education and experience. Phone: (513) 665-4544Email: info@globalscholarship.netWeb site: UnspecifiedAmount: Full scholarship, including tuition, books, fees and a laptop computer<br />*Health Professions Pre-graduate Scholarship/Indian Health Service ScholarshipTo request an application or for more information please contact:Alaska Area Native Health Services250 Gambell StreetAnchorage, AK 99501(907) 257-1408Eligibility: Alaska Native/Native American students pursuing a degree in pre-professional areas such as pre-medicine, pre-nursing, pre-dentistry, pre-engineering, pre-pharmacy and pre-physical therapy with a minimum GPA of 2.0.Deadline: April 1<br />Health Professions Education FoundationRegistered Nurse Education FundOffers scholarships for students enrolled full- or part-time in a pre-nursing, associate degree or BSN program at an accredited school in California. Must be a California resident, a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and agree to practice in a medically underserved area of California for a minimum of one to two years upon graduation.Phone: (800) 773-1669 or (916) 324-6500 Email: site: March and September (dates TBA)Amount: Up to $4,000 per year (pre-nursing); up to $8,000 per year (ADN); up to $10,000 per year (BSN)<br />Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health ProfessionsNursing Scholarship ProgramAvailable to full- or part-time nursing students enrolled or accepted into an accredited diploma, associate degree, baccalaureate or graduate program. Must be a U.S. citizen or national and commit to at least two years service at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses.Web site: MayAmount: Tuition, fees and reasonable educational expenses plus monthly stipendScholarships for Disadvantaged Students Undergraduate and graduate scholarships for full-time, financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds enrolled in nursing or health professions programs. Funds are awarded to participating schools, which select the scholarship recipients. Must be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident.Contact: The financial aid office at the school where you are enrolled or are planning to apply for admission Web site: UnspecifiedAmount: Tuition plus reasonable educational and living expenses<br />Humility of Mary Health PartnersMinority Nurse Anesthetist ScholarshipEnables minority RNs with BSN degrees to attend the St. Elizabeth Health Center School for Nurse Anesthetists. Applicants must meet all admission requirements and commit to practicing at Humility of Mary Health Partners after completing the program.Contact: Beverly A. Rodgers, CRNA, Program DirectorPhone: (330) 480-3444Email: HYPERLINK "" Deadline: February 15Amount: Up to $10,000<br />*Hispanic Scolarship Fund InstituteSupported annually by the U.S. Department of Energy1001 Connecticut NW, Suite 632Washington, DC 20036(202) 296-0009Email: info@hsfi.orgWeb Site:<br />*National Association of Hispanic Nurses, Houston ChapterAnnual Nursing ScholarshipsEligibility: Must be of Hispanic backgroundContact: Scholarship ChairP.O. Box 12132Spring, Texas 77391-2132Deadline: April 1<br />Humility of Mary Health Partners*Minority Nurse Anesthetist ScholarshipEnables minority RNs with BSN degrees to attend the St. Elizabeth Health Center School for Nurse Anesthetists. Applicants must meet all admission requirements and commit to practicing at Humility of Mary Health Partners after completing the program.Contact: Beverly A. Rodgers, CRNA, Program DirectorPhone: (330) 480-3444Email: brodgers@belpark.netDeadline: February 15Amount: Up to $10,000<br />Idaho State Board of Education*Minority and "At-Risk" ScholarshipOpen to students attending an eligible Idaho college or university who meet at least three of five criteria for minority or "at-risk" eligibility. Must be a U.S. citizen, an Idaho resident and have graduated from an Idaho high school.Contact: Lynn HumphreyPhone: (208) 334-2270Email: site: UnspecifiedAmount: Up to $3,000 a year for a maximum of four years<br />Independence Blue Cross; Pennsylvania Higher Education FoundationNurse Scholars ProgramProvides scholarships to graduate-level nursing students pursuing studies that will qualify them to become nurse educators. Undergraduate scholarships are also available. Must be attending an accredited nursing program in Southeastern Pennsylvania.Phone: (800) 377-4502Web site: UnspecifiedAmount: Unspecified<br />*Indian Health ProgramAssistance to undergrad and grad students preparing for careers in medicine, law, engineering, natural resources, business administration, education, psychology or related fields.Contact Office of Elementary & Secondary Education atOffice of Indian Education400 Maryland Avenue SWRoom 2177Washington, DC 20202(202) 401-1887 Deadline: January<br />*Indian Health Service*Health Professions Scholarship ProgramOffers undergraduate and graduate nursing scholarships for full- and part-time American Indian and Alaska Native students who are members of a federally recognized tribe. Scholarships are available in the following nursing specialties: psychiatric, geriatric, women’s health, pediatrics, nurse anesthetist and nurse practitioner. Priority consideration will be given to RNs employed by the IHS, one of its contract programs or a program assisted under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Must agree to serve one year in an IHS facility or other health care program serving Indian people for each year of scholarship support. Pre-nursing scholarships are also available.Contact: Eric PintoPhone: (301) 443-6197Email: epinto@na.ihs.govWeb site: www.ihs.govDeadline: February 28Amount: Unspecified<br />*Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)Scholarship ProgramVarious scholarships, some specific to the health care field, available to National JACL members (parent membership is not sufficient)Phone: (415) 921-5225Email: (specify scholarship interest in subject line)Web site: March 1Amount: Unspecified<br />John and Geraldine Hobble Licensed Practical Nursing ScholarshipAmerican LegionDepartment of Kansas1314 S.W. Topeka BoulevardTopeka, Ks 66612-1886913-232-1396Eligibility: attendance of an accredited Kansas school awarding an LPN diplomaAverage Award: $250Number Awarded 1Deadline: February<br />Kaiser Permanente*Deloras Jones RN ScholarshipsOffers need-based undergraduate and graduate scholarships for students enrolled in approved nursing degree programs in California. Scholarships are available in several categories, including Underrepresented Groups in Nursing (minority and male students). Applicants must have completed at least one academic term and demonstrate an adjusted gross income of no more than $50,000 per family member.Contact: The nursing department or financial aid office at your college or universityWeb siteDeadline: Varies by participating school; usually mid to late MarchAmount: $1,000 to $2,500<br />Kansas Board of RegentsNursing Service ScholarshipOpen to Kansas residents accepted or enrolled in a Kansas nursing program as a full-time student. Must practice as an RN or LPN in Kansas upon graduation (one year for each year of scholarship support). Applicants must find a sponsoring health care facility to provide partial scholarship funding and full-time employment after licensure. KBOR also offers a general Ethnic Minority Scholarship (not specifically for nursing students).Phone: (785) 296-3421Web site: May 1Amount: $2,500 per year for LPN programs; $3,500 per year for RN programs<br />The Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing ScholarshipApplication packets should be requested from theOffice of the CommitteesNational Society of the Daughters of the Revolution1776 D Street, NWWashington, DC 20006-5392.Eligibility: Awarded to students currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing for undergrad study who are members, eligible for membership or related to a member of NSDAR, C.A.R. or SR.Amount: $500.00.Majors/Fields of Study: nursingDeadline: Feb 15, Aug 15. Awards are made in May and Nov.<br />March of DimesGraduate Nursing ScholarshipsOpen to RNs enrolled in master's or doctoral programs in maternal-child nursing; must be a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, the National Association of Neonatal Nurses or the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal NursesEmail: profedu@marchofdimes.comWeb site: www.marchofdimes.comDeadline: January (date TBA)Amount: $5,000<br />*Mary Mahoney Professional Nurse Organization Scholarship*Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses EndowmentProvides scholarships for African American nursing students; must be a resident of the Puget Sound region of Washington state. Contact: Mary Mahoney Professional Nurse Organization, P.O. Box 22003, Seattle, WA 98122-0003Deadline: UnspecifiedAmount: Unspecified<br />Maryland Higher Education CommissionState Nursing Scholarship and Living Expenses GrantAvailable to full-time and part-time students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate nursing programs in Maryland. Must be a Maryland resident and agree to serve as a full-time nurse in Maryland upon graduation (one year for each year of scholarship support). Contact: Gerrie RogersPhone: (410) 260-4574Email: site: June 30 (scholarship), March 1 (grant)Amount: Scholarship: Tuition and fees up to $3,000 per year. (Students enrolled in an accelerated nursing program that requires summer enrollment may receive a maximum annual award of $4,500.) Living Expenses Grant: Up to $3,000 per year.<br />*Massachusetts Indian Association Scholarship FundMassachusetts Indian AssociationNew Pond Village180 Main Street #116Walpole, MA 02081617-326-8945<br />Massachusetts Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents' Parley ScholarshipsAmerican Legion AuxiliaryAttn: Department Secretary546-2 State HouseBoston, MA 02133Eligibility: children of veterans who plan to study nursingAverage Award: $100Number of Awards: 1Deadline: April<br />MediCorp Health System/Mary Washington Hospital FoundationMHS Health Career Scholarship ProgramOpen to rising senior students beginning their final year of an accredited BSN or CRNA program; must be a student in good standing. Recipients must agree to a two-year work commitment with MediCorp Health System after graduating.Phone: (540) 741-2680Web site: Applications accepted April 1-May 31Amount: Tuition, fees, housing and textbooks<br />Minnesota Chapter of the American Cancer SocietyContact: Deb McMullinPhone: (612) 925-2772, ext.1242Health Education ScholarshipDeadline: Mid AprilAmount: $1,500Kay Horsch Leader in Nursing ScholarshipFor R.N.s working in Minnesota and enrolled in a program for enhancing nursing leadership abilitiesDeadline: Early MayAmount: $2,500Margaret Mitchell Cancer Research ScholarshipDeadline: Mid MayAmount: $5,000 (plus an additional $1,000 research support)<br />Minnesota Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents' Parley ScholarshipsAmerican Legion AuxiliaryAttn: Department HeadquartersState Veterans Service BuildingSt. Paul, MN 55155612-224-7634Eligibility: residents of MN who are members of ALA and plan to study nursing in MNAverage Award: $500Number of Awards: 3Deadline: March<br />*Minority Biomedical Support Program-Incarnate Word College4301 BroadwaySan Antonio, TX 78209-6397<br />*Minority Nurse*Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship ProgramOpen to racial and ethnic minority nursing students enrolled in the third or fourth year of an accredited four-year BSN program or in an accelerated program leading to a BSN degree or an accelerated master’s entry nursing program for students with bachelor’s degrees in fields other than nursing (such as BA-to-MSN). Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.Contact: Pam ChwedykPhone: (312) 525-3095Email: pchwedyk@alloyeducation.comWeb site: www.minoritynurse.comDeadline: June 15Amount: $500 to $1,000<br />Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher LearningNursing Education Loan Scholarship Program (NELS)Provides scholarships for nursing students pursuing BSN, RN-to-BSN, MSN or PhD degrees. Must be a Mississippi resident attending a Mississippi school and agree to work as a nurse in Mississippi upon graduation. Also offers a Nursing Teacher Stipend Program for graduate students who agree to teach at an accredited nursing school in Mississippi.Phone: (800) 327-2980Email: site: March 31Amount: Up to $4,000 annually for up to two years (BSN, RN-to-BSN and MSN); up to $5,000 annually for two years (PhD)<br />Missouri Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents' Parley ScholarshipsAmerican Legion AuxiliaryAttn: Department Secretary210 West Dunklin STJefferson City, MO 65101314-636-9133Eligibility: residents of MO who are the dependent of a veteran and interested in nursingAverage Award: $700Number of Awards: 1Deadline: April<br />Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc.Nursing Research FellowshipContact: Deb Boelz, Executive Director Phone: (800) 541-5454 or (952) 545-9438Fax: (952) 545-6073E-mail: myastheniagravis@msn.comWeb site: Up to $1,500<br />*National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association*NANAINA Merit AwardsOpen to NANAINA members who are enrolled in a federally or state-recognized tribe and are full-time undergraduate or graduate students in an accredited or state-approved school of nursingPhone: (888) 566-8773Email: brk@georgetown.eduWeb site: www.nanaina.comDeadline: UnspecifiedAmount: $750<br />*National American Arab Nurses Association*NAANA Scholarships Offers various scholarships for current nursing students, practicing nurses, and students interested in pursuing a career in nursing.Phone: (313) 982-4070Web site: www.n-aana.orgDeadline: July 1, but may vary from year to yearAmount: Unspecified <br />*National Association of Hispanic Nurses*NAHN Scholarship AwardsOpen to NAHN members enrolled in accredited associate, diploma, baccalaureate, graduate or LPN/LVN nursing programs; must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.Contact: Maria CastroPhone: (818) 571-9185Email: latinanrse@socal.rr.comWeb site: www.thehispanicnurses.orgDeadline: April 15Amount: $1,000 <br />*Juanita Robles-Lopez/Pampers Parenting Institute and Procter & Gamble ScholarshipAwarded to a NAHN member pursuing a master’s degree in a maternal-child nursing program.Deadline: April 15Amount: $2,000 (pending availability of funding)Conatct: See above<br />National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners FoundationMcNeil Rural ScholarshipAvailable to RNs accepted into a master’s or post-master’s pediatric nurse practitioner program. Must have at least one year of previous work experience in pediatrics, be a member of NAPNAP and agree to practice in an underserved rural setting for the first two years after completion of studies. Phone: (856) 857-9700Email: info@napnap.orgWeb site: www.napnap.orgDeadline: June 15Amount: Up to $40,000<br />*National Black Nurses Association*NBNA Scholarship ProgramProvides various scholarships open to African American nursing students currently enrolled in a BSN, ADN, diploma or LPN/LVN nursing program. Must be a member of NBNA and have at least one full year of school remaining.Phone: (800) 575-6298Email: NBNA@erols.comWeb site: April 15Amount: $500 to $2,000<br />*Greater Washington DC Chapter of the NBNA Scholarships<br />Dr. Johnella Banks Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to BSN and LPN students pursuing nursing careers. The Scholarship is awarded at the Annual Nurse of the year and Scholarship Luncheon.Felicia C. Brady Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded, at the Annual Nurse of the Year and Scholarship Luncheon, to registered nurses who return to college to pursue advanced nursing degrees.<br />Margaret Pemberton ScholarshipThe scholarship is awarded annually to a District of Columbia High School graduating senior accepted into a baccalaureate nursing program.<br />*National Center for Healthcare Leadership and the Insitute for Nursing Healthcare Leadership Institute*Chief Nursing Officer Leadership FellowshipThe INHL/NCHL Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Leadership Fellowship is a 12-month professional development program with an experiential learning curriculum to provide the Fellow with an opportunity to learn from successful and experienced CNOs and their executive teams in leading healthcare organizations. The program was developed for newly promoted CNOs and other CNOs seeking additional leadership development as they work more closely with all members of executive leadership teams to improve organizational quality, safety and effectiveness. With the assistance of an executive coach, the Fellow will create an Individual Leadership Development Plan (ILDP) aligned with the sponsor’s organizational goals to drive the Fellowship objectives and learning agenda.Contact: Christina JackPhone: 312.755.5021Email: cjack@nchl.orgWeb site: www.nchl.orgDeadline: unknownAmount: $20,000Download a pdf containing more information and an application.<br />*National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations*Aetna/NCEMNA Scholars ProgramOpen to ethnic minority BSN and master’s degree nursing students interested in pursuing research careers with a focus on eliminating minority health disparities. Must be a member of one of the five NCEMNA member associations: Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association, National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, National Black Nurses Association and Philippine Nurses Association of America. Scholarship recipients are nominated by their association.Contact: The president of the appropriate NCEMNA member associationWeb site: www.ncemna.orgDeadline: Varies, depending on the associationAmount: Unspecified<br />National Health Service CorpsNHSC ScholarshipsFor graduate-level nursing students enrolled or accepted into an accredited family nurse practitioner or nurse-midwifery program. Upon completion of their training, recipients must agree to serve in a health professional shortage area identified as having the greatest need (one year for each year of support received, with a two-year minimum commitment).Phone: (800) 221-9393Email: callcenter@hrsa.govWeb site: UnspecifiedAmount: Tuition, fees, other reasonable educational expenses and monthly stipend for up to four years<br />*National Hispanic Scholarship FundAttn: Selection CommitteeP.O. Box 728Novato, CA<br />The National Society of The Colonial Dames of AmericaAmerican Indian Nurse Scholarship ProgramMrs. Thomas B. Van Antwerp, Consultant and Contact Person7752-A Patrick Landing RdBay Minette, AL 36507Ph. 251-580-8073Fax: 251-580-8011Email: gypsie@vanantwerponline.comAverage award: $1000 per semester, to be used for academic purposes onlyMajors/Fields of Study: nursing or any related field of health care or health education at college or post-graduate level; associate degree program acceptableEligibility: must be 1/4 American Indian, male or female15-20 scholarships per semester available.<br />Navy Nurse CorpsNaval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC)Provides scholarships for students pursuing a four-year BSN degree at an approved NROTC college or university. Upon graduation, recipients are commissioned as officers in the Navy Nurse Corps. Must be a U.S. citizen 17 to 23 years of age or no older than age 27 at the time of graduation from the nursing program.Phone: (800) USA-NAVYWeb site: UnspecifiedAmount: Tuition, books and $250 to $400 monthly allowance for up to four years<br />North Carolina State Education Assistance AuthorityNurse Education Scholarship-Loan Program (NESLP) Available through the financial aid offices of participating North Carolina colleges and universities offering nurse education programs that prepare students for licensure in North Carolina as an LPN or RN. The loan must be repaid through service or in cash upon graduation.Contact: The financial aid office at the nursing school where you are enrolled or are planning to apply for admissionWeb site: UnspecifiedAmount: $400 to $3,000 (LPN or ADN program); $400 to $5,000 (BSN program)<br />Nurse Scholars Program A scholarship/loan program available to students who plan to practice nursing full time in North Carolina. Must be a U.S. citizen and N.C. resident entering a participating diploma, ADN or BSN program in N.C. that prepares students for licensure as an RN. The loan must be repaid through service or in cash upon graduation.Deadline: UnspecifiedAmount: $3,000 per year (diploma or ADN); $3,000 to $5,000 per year (BSN)Web site: See above<br />Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.M. Elizabeth Carnegie Scholarship;Estelle Massey Osborne ScholarshipFor minority RNs enrolled in a master's or doctoral degree program in nursing. Various other graduate-level scholarships are also available. Must be a U.S. citizen and a member of a professional nursing association.Phone: (212) 590-2443Email: info@n-e-f.orgWeb site: www.n-e-f.orgDeadline: March 1Amount: Varies, depending on available fundsApplication fee: $20<br />Nursing Student Loan ProgramPhone: (301) 443-4776 or contact the financial aid office at your schoolWeb site: www.hrsa.govAmount: Unspecified<br />Oncology Nursing Society Foundation*Masters and Post-Master Nurse Practitioner Certificate ScholarshipsAvailable to licensed RNs committed to a career in oncology nursing who are currently enrolled in or applying to an accredited master’s degree nursing program or post-master’s nurse practitioner certificate program; two awards per year are ethnic minority scholarships.Phone: (866) 257-4667Email: foundation@ons.orgWeb site: www.onsfoundation.orgDeadline: February 1Amount: $3,000 Application fee: $5<br />Bachelor’s and Doctoral ScholarshipsFor students committed to careers in oncology nursing who are currently enrolled or accepted in an accredited BSN program or doctoral degree program in nursing. Doctoral scholarship applicants must be master’s-prepared licensed RNs. Deadline: February 1Amount: $2,000 (bachelor’s); $2,000 to $5,000 (doctoral)Application fee: $5Contact: See above<br />*Papa Ola Lokahi, Inc./HRSA, Bureau of Primary Health Care*Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship ProgramProvides financial support for Native Hawaiian students pursuing careers in selected health professions. Upon completion of studies, recipients must provide one year of full-time service to Native Hawaiian populations of greatest need for each year of scholarship support.Phone: (808) 585-8944Fax: (808) 585-8081Email: nhhsp@hawaii.rr.comWeb site: March Amount: Tuition, fees and other reasonable educational expenses, plus monthly stipend <br />Pfizer Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nursing ResearchAward: 2 grants of $65,000 per year for 2 yearsEligibility: Registered nurses who have earned a doctoral degree after 1995. Applicants must have arranged to conduct the proposed research through an educational institution, a private research facility, or government agency in the US with a mentor who has a strong research and academic record. The mentor should have expertise and interest in the proposed research.Contact: (800) 201-1214Web site:<br />Philippine Nurses Association of America*Nursing Scholarship AwardAwarded to a PNAA member enrolled in or admitted to an accredited master’s, post-master’s or doctoral degree program in nursing.Web site: www.philippinenursesaa.orgDeadline: Eight weeks prior to the PNAA annual National ConventionAmount: $1,000<br />Registered Nurse ScholarshipOrdean Foundation501 Ordean BldgDuluth, MN 55802(218) 726-4785Average award: $1,685Maximum number of awards: 37Deadline: March 1College level: Unspecified undergraduateMajors/Fields of Study: Nursing, radiation technology<br />Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.RN General Education Scholarship For students pursuing education to become an RN; must be enrolled full-time in an accredited nursing program. Scholarship is given as a reimbursement after successful completion of the fall term.Contact: Crysta AndersonPhone: (800) 245-7462 Email: canderson@sba.comWebsite: July 31Amount: Reimbursement of $2,500 <br />RN Advancing Education Scholarship For gastroenterology RNs who wish to continue their education by pursuing a BSN, MSN or PhD degree. Must be an SGNA member enrolled full-time or part-time in an accredited nursing degree program. Scholarship is given as a reimbursement.Deadline: July 31Amount: Reimbursement of $2,500 (full-time students) or $1,000 (part-time)<br />State Student Assistance Commission of IndianaNursing Scholarship Fund ProgramAvailable to financially needy full- or part-time students admitted to a participating nursing school in Indiana. Must be a U.S. citizen, an Indiana resident and agree to work in an Indiana health care setting for at least two years after graduation. Scholarships are awarded through the financial aid offices of participating schools.Phone: (317) 232-2350 or contact the financial aid office at the school you plan to attendEmail: UnspecifiedAmount: Varies, depending on the school<br />Supreme Scholarship ProgramMilitary Order of Cooties Auxiliaryc/o Catherine Wilcox1060 West Marietta StDecatur, IL 62522217-422-5885Eligibility: relatives of VFW or VFW auxiliary to study to be a nurse, pharmacist, dental assistant, x-ray tech., lab. tech., operating room tech., or dietician.Average Award: $1000-$3000Number Awarded: variesDeadline: April<br />Texas Higher Education Coordinating BoardProfessional Nursing ScholarshipsMust be a Texas resident attending a Texas college or university on at least a half-time basis and be enrolled in classes leading to licensure as a professional nurse. Students must register for the Selective Service or be exempt from this requirement. Some funds are targeted to students from rural communities and to graduate students in nursing.Contact: The financial aid office at your school or (888) 311-8881Web site: UnspecifiedAmount: Up to $3,000<br />Texas Center for Rural Health InitiativesOutstanding Rural Scholar Recognition and Forgiveness Loan ProgramEligibility: For Texas residents in rural areas enrolled in a health-related program of study. Once licensed, student must return to the sponsoring rural community to practice.211 East Seventh, Suite 915Austin, TX 78701512-479-8891Email: crhi@crhi.state.tx.usWeb site: www.crhi.state.tx.usDeadline: Third Friday in January, May, and SeptemberNumber of Awards: varies<br />Tylenol Brand Scholarship FundEligibility: Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate course of study in the fall of 2002 at an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school. This includes those students currently enrolled in an undergraduate course of study and who have one or more years of school remaining.Amount: This year's fund will total $250,000, including ten grants of $10,000 each and 150 grants of $1,000 each.Web site:<br />U.S. ArmyF. Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship ProgramContact: Local Army Health Care RecruiterPhone: (800) USA-ARMYWeb site: www.goarmy.comAmount: Unspecified<br />University of Minnesota School of Nursing*Native Nurses Career Opportunity Program (NNCOP) ScholarshipAvailable to American Indian/Alaska Native RNs pursuing MS degrees through the NNCOP at UMN-SON. Priority will be given to students earning degrees in public health nursing, nurse-midwifery or nurse anesthesia. Upon graduation, recipients must serve in an approved IHS facility (one year for each year of scholarship support).Phone: (612) 624-4644Email: NativeRN@umn.eduWeb site: UnspecifiedAmount: Tuition, fees and books up to $20,000 per year<br />U.S. Air ForceHealth Professions Scholarship ProgramOffers three- and four-year scholarships for health care professionals. Recipients must serve 45 days of active duty in the Air Force while on scholarship. Upon graduation, must serve one year of active duty for each year of scholarship support received. Contact: Your local Air Force recruiter Web site: UnspecifiedAmount: Tuition, fees, books and supplies, plus monthly allowance for living expenses<br />Yale New Haven Hospital*Minority Nursing and Allied Health ScholarshipOffers four-year scholarships for minority students pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing or allied health professions; must be a resident of the Greater New Haven areaContact: Patricia WorthyPhone: (203) 688-2169 Email: worthy@ynhh.orgWeb site: www.ynhh.orgDeadline: March 1Amount: $1,500 annually for four years<br />Nurse Externships<br />The Maryland Hospital Association has a link to all of the hospitals in the State of Maryland. The link is:<br /><br />Please contact the respective Nurse Recruiter about their various student nurse positions.<br />*Public Hospitals are not members of the MHA and they are listed on a link to the webpage.<br />References<br />Scholarship Listing. Minority Nurse Magazine. Retrieved on October 29, 2007 from<br />Maryland Hospitals and their websites. Maryland Hospital Association.<br />Retrieved on October 29, 2007 from<br /><br />