Nursing

Geraldine “Polly’ Bednash Scholarship

Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | CastleBranch

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: January 31, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CastleBranch (see link for details). Applicant must also have at least a 3.2 GPA in current program or at last school attended.


National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program

Sponsor: National CPR Foundation

Amount: $500

Closing Date: January 31, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicant must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field


Bachelor’s in Nursing Degree Scholarship

Sponsor: Oncology Nursing Society Foundation

Amount: Up to $5,000

Closing Date: February 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled for their senior year of a bachelor of nursing degree program at an NLN or CCNE School of Nursing in the 2020-2021 academic year.


Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship

Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution

Amount: $2,500

Closing Date: February 15, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing who have financial need.


Mildred Nutting Nursing Scholarship

Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution

Amount: $2,000

Closing Date: February 15, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students with financial need who have been accepted or are currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Preference will be given to candidates from the Lowell, Massachusetts area.


Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship

Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution

Amount: $2,500

Closing Date: February 15, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students who are accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Applicant must be a DAR member, a descendant of members or be eligible for membership in NSDAR.


Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Veterans Scholarships

Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

Amount: Up to $2,000

Closing Date: March 1, 2020

Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from Illinois who are either veterans or a child or grandchild of a veteran or active-duty military member. In addition to the general scholarships, there are specific scholarships for Nursing majors and students who participate in a Junior ROTC program.


AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship

Sponsor: AfterCollege

Amount: $2,500

Closing Date: March 31, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.


Study.com Academic Scholarships

Sponsor: Study.com

Amount: Varies

Closing Date: April 1, 2020

Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement, Liberal Arts/General Studies, Architecture, Computer Science/Engineering, Business, Nursing, and Public Administration.


UNICO National Scholarships

Sponsor: UNICO

Amount: Varies

Closing Date: April 15, 2020

Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.


Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship

Sponsor: A Place for Mom

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: May 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. Applicant must have the intent of pursing a career that involves working with senior citizens. Applicant must submit an essay or video answering the following question: What are the most important life lessons that you have learned from a grandparent or other senior in your life?


Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society Scholarship

Sponsor: Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

Amount: $2,000

Closing Date: May 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students seeking education in wound, ostomy and continence nursing care.


Lifeway Scholarship

Sponsor: Lifeway

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: November 30, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States. Applicant must submit a personal essay about their future goals and how they aspire to help people lead healthier lives.