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American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Grants and Scholarships
Provides financial assistance to academy members who wish to pursue graduate study.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)/CampusRN Scholarship Center
AACN and CampusRN has scholarship information on their website and financial aid for nursing students. They offer a $2,500 nursing scholarship to a deserving student every 60 days. In order to assist worthy applicants who are not selected, they have also expanded their online database which lists hundreds of grants and scholarship opportunities.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
Scholarships and Financial Aid Resources for Nursing Students
(Last checked 05/21/18)

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
AACN provides a variety of programs and resources to assist members in conducting research projects and using research to shape their practice. Click on Education to find out more about the Professional Advancement Scholarship Program.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation
Open Submission Research Grant
One of the goals of the AANA Foundation is to support new and seasoned investigators in nurse anesthesia through grants, fellowships and post doctoral fellowships. Programs are designed to develop researchers in nurse anesthesia.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation
Student Emergency Educational Grant Program
The Emergency Educational Grant Program is intended to support student nurse anesthetists during times of financial hardship and natural disaster. We anticipate the funding to vary according to need (one time application per person, up to $5,000).
(Last checked 05/21/18)

American College of Nurse-Midwives
Financing Your Nurse-Midwifery Degree
(Last checked 05/21/18)

American Legion Auxiliary, Michigan
Offers a scholarship for those pursing a career in a medical-related field among others. Candidates shall be children, grandchildren, or great children of veterans eligible for membership in the American Legion. Restricted to Michigan residents attending a Michigan school. Click on scholarships for more information.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

American School Health Association Scholarships
Deadline : April 1
Look for the scholarship link under ASHA and School Health. ASHA provides financial assistance to students whose academic and professional goals include the health of youth. The Association awards three scholarships of $500 annually, one each to students in these specializations : School Health Education, School Nursing, and Pediatric / Adolescent Medicine or Dentistry.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Army Nurse Corps Association
Education Fund
Applicant must be a nursing or anesthesia student who plans to enter the Active Army, Army National Guard or Army Reserve and is not participating in a program funded by the Active Army, Army National Guard or Army Reserve.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Association of American Medical Colleges
Database of Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Programs
There is a great need to improve the distribution, supply, quality, utilization and efficiency of health personnel in underserved areas. The AAMC database lists financial aid programs, scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards and other incentives to attract and retain health care workers.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Grants and Scholarships
(1) Scholarship Program : The AORN Foundation Scholarship Program offers financial support to students enrolled in nursing schools and to 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.
(2) Educational Grants : Complex patient needs, new advances in technology, and economic pressures are driving the need for more education. Nurses need innovative continuing education programs to maintain competency and to ensure safe and high-quality patient care. The AORN Foundation is committed to provide continuing education grant funds to meet these needs.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Association of Rehabilitation Nursing
Scholarship Program
ARN offers a number of opportunities each year, including a Nurses in Washington Internship (NIWI), a BSN Scholarship ($1500) for nurses working toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, a graduate Scholarship ($1,500) for nurses working toward a Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) or a doctorate degree in nursing (PhD, DNP, or DNS/DNSc), and a Mary Ann Mikulic Scholarship covering one full tuition scholarship for the Professional Rehabilitation Nursing Online Course. Application information for the scholarship usually appears on the web site in January of each year.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Battle Creek Community Foundation
Nursing Scholarships
Use this search engine to identify scholarships for residents of the Battle Creek Community Foundation service area.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation
The BCBSM Foundation has committed $500,000, over two years, to support research and demonstration and evaluation projects that will reduce the nursing shortage and attract and retain nurse faculty at Michigan colleges and universities. The program will also provide support for attracting and supporting nursing students in Michigan nurse-training programs.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Daughters of the American Revolution
Medical and Nursing Scholarships
One time awards of $1,000 for students enrolled at the graduate level in nursing school or school of occupational therapy
(Last checked 05/21/18)

DiscoverNursing.com Scholarship Listings
Johnson and Johnson provides this directory of 363 nursing scholarships.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship Fund
Deadline: May 15 and awards announced on July 1
Established to assist registered nurses (RN) with advanced preparation for positions in supervision, administration or teaching. Students are to have prospects of being employed in specific positions in hospitals, clinics or health departments on completion of their education and the position must have a full-time and direct relationship to pediatric lung and respiratory control. Applicants must hold a current Registered Nurse license. Scholarship awards are $3,000 each. Full details may be secured from the local Eight and Forty Scholarship Chairman or The American Legion, Attn: Eight and Forty Scholarships, PO Box 1055, Indianapolis, IN 46206.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Foundation
Research and Scholarship Opportunities
Deadline : June 1
Provide scholarships as well as research support in the area of emergency nursing.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

ExceptionalNurse.com Scholarships for Nurses With Disabilities
Scholarships designated for students with disabilities are quite limited. Students are urged to pursue scholarships related to disability as well as those with criteria other than disability. Some nursing students with disabilities may be eligible for Social Security benefits or vocational rehabilitation services. The web pages in this entry provide information about scholarship opportunities, Social Security benefits, Vocational Rehabilitation Programs and information from the Internal Revenue Service for people with disabilities.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Gerontological Society of America
Careers in Aging:
Funding Sources for Students, Post-Docs, Faculty, and Researchers
Provides financial assistance to nursing and other students working on a graduate degree in gerontology.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital of Grand Rapids
Minority Scholarship Program
Deadline : March 31
The Mary Free Bed Guild, established in 1891, is a non-profit organization that owns Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. In 2002, the Mary Free Bed Guild created the Minority Scholarship Program for minority students pursuing degrees in nursing or rehabilitation therapy programs. An individual is eligible to apply for a one-year scholarship for education-related expenses if he or she meets the established criteria. The scholarship amounts will vary depending on individual needs.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Michigan Department of Community Health
Student Loan Repayment Program
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Michigan League for Nursing
Student Scholarship
Deadline date: January 31
The Michigan League for Nursing (MLN) and the Michigan Council of Nursing Education Administrators are offering a maximum of four $500 scholarships in 2008. In order to be considered for an award, a candidate must be currently enrolled in a licensed practical nurse, associate degree or bachelors degree nursing education program, and must have successfully completed at least one nursing course with a clinical component. Successful completion is defined as a grade of a "C" or better.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Michigan Nursing Students Association (MNSA)
Scholarship Search
web link
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Michigan State University
College of Nursing Funding Information
(Last checked 05/21/18)

MinorityNurse.Com Scholarship Listings
Provides an extensive list of nursing scholarships.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners (NAPNAP) Foundation, Inc. Foundation
Grants and Scholarships
The mission of the NAPNAP Foundation is to support the improvement of the quality of life for children and their families by awarding and administering funds for advanced practice pediatric nursing research, education, clinical projects and special initiatives. Current opportunities include: Nursing Research Grant, Graduate Student Research Grant, Wyeth Immunization Grant, Elaine Gelman Scholarship, McNeil Grant-in-Aid, McNeil PNP Student Scholarship, and McNeil Rural Scholarship.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

National Black Nurses Association
Scholarship Program
NBNA members are eligible for scholarships ranging from $1000 to $6000. This funding enables nurses to grow and better contribute their talents to the health and healthcare of our communities.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

National League for Nursing
Grants and Scholarships
As the only national organization funding nursing education research, the NLN is the leader in advancing the science of nursing education -- furthering the scholarship of teaching and promoting evidence-based nursing education. A long record of support for rigorous, high-quality study that contributes to academic progression is reflected in the NLN's nursing education research and grants program.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

National Society : Daughters of the American Revolution
Nursing Scholarships
The NSDAR awards the following scholarships through the DAR Scholarship Committee. Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, religion, sex or national origin. All four-year, or more, scholarships must be for consecutive years and are renewable only upon review and approval of annual transcript by respective NSDAR Chairman. All applicants must be citizens of the United States and attend an accredited college or university in the United States. The ONLY exception is the American Indian Scholarship which is also available for vocational training. All applicants must be sponsored by a local DAR Chapter.
(1) Nursing School Scholarships : one time awards of $500. It is only necessary to submit one application for consideration for any award in this group or for the Madeline Picket Halbert Cogswell Nursing Scholarship listed under Special Scholarships.
(2) Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship : awarded to students who are in financial need and are accepted and enrolled into an accredited school of nursing. Deadlines: Feb. 15 and Aug. 15
(3) Mildred Nutting Nursing Scholarship : awarded to students who have been accepted or are currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Preference will be given to candidates from the greater Lowell, MA area. Deadlines : Feb. 15 and Aug. 15
(4) Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship: The Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students who are accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Applicants must be members, descendents of members or eligible for membership in NSDAR. DAR Member Number must be on the Application. This is a one time award of $500. Deadlines: February 15 and August 15.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

National Student Nurses Association Foundation Scholarships
Deadline : January
The Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association (FNSNA) was created in 1969 to honor Frances Tompkins, the Association's first Executive Director. Organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, the Foundation awards scholarships to qualified nursing students. Contributions to the FNSNA are tax-deductible. Since 1974, the FNSNA has awarded over $2 million dollars in scholarships to undergraduate nursing students. The Foundation is organized as a 501 (C) (3) charitable foundation.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

New Look Laser Tattoo Removal Scholarship
Deadline: Scholarships will be awarded twice per year. Fall Scholarship applications must be postmarked by June 30, 2009 and will be awarded on July 31, 2009. Spring Scholarship applications must be postmarked by November 30, 2009 and will be awarded December 31, 2009.
$1,000 merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in one of the following fields: nursing, medicine, natural or applied sciences, or engineering. New Look Laser Tattoo Removal is the leading provider of laser tattoo removal in the United States and seeks to make educational opportunities available to those committed to study of subjects that have advanced the field of laser tattoo removal whether through research and development or clinical practice. Eligibility: US citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university in Fall 2009 or Spring of 2010. A short essay is required.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation
Scholarships and Awards
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Nurses House, a 501 (c) (3) organization, provides short-term financial assistance to nurses in need as a result of illness, injury, or disability.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Nursing Corps Scholarships and Loans
As a student accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree nursing program, you can receive funding for tuition, fees, and other educational costs. In exchange you must work at an eligible facility with a critical shortage of nurses-a Critical Shortage Facility (CSF)-upon graduation.
The NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program enables you to fulfill your passion to care for underserved people in some of the neediest communities across the country. If you apply and are accepted to the program , we will pay for 60% of your unpaid nursing education debt over two years, with an option to extend to a third year for an additional 25% of the original balance. In exchange, you work for a minimum of two years in one of the thousands of Critical Shortage Facilities across the country, including hospitals, clinics, and other facilities experiencing a critical shortage of nurses.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Nursing Explorer
Nursing Scholarships
This is a searchable scholarship database created specifically for nursing students. The scholarship listed here are provided by various nursing associations, educational institutions, foundations, for-profit/non-profit organizations, etc. These are relatively non-competitive scholarships compared to non-major specific scholarships. In addition to being nursing specific, some scholarships give preference to minority, veteran and disabled students. So there is a good chance that you may find some money here. Good luck!
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Nursing Research Grants from the National Institutes of Health
Use the search engine to identify past and current funding opportunities.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Nursing Scholarships and Financial Aid
Lists over 350 scholarships, grants, and loan repayment programs for nursing students. For each categorie of aid, nationwide scholarships are listed first, then specific state opportunities.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Oncology Nursing Society
ONS Foundation Scholarships
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards in Medical Fields
Covers medicine, dentistry, ophthalmology, optometry, pharmacology, public health, nursing, veterinary science. A compilation of resources by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Sigma Theta Tau International
Research Grants
In 1936, Sigma Theta Tau International funded the first nursing research grant in the United States. Now the Foundation, in collaboration with grant partners and donations from STTI members and friends of nursing, provides more than US $100,000 annually from the research permanent fund in research grants to nurses around the world. To encourage the advancement of nursing through research around the globe, the Foundation's Research Permanent Fund provides funding for small and collaborative research grants.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Sparrow Clinton Memorial Hospital Foundation
Whyman Health Careers Scholarship
Deadline: April 1
As a result of a generous bequest made by the Whymans, an endowment fund was established in 1986, offering the possibility of a scholarship to those Clinton County residents pursuing an education in a health-related field. Since that time, the community has generously donated funds to enhance the scholarship program. To date, 136 students have received Whyman scholarships. Applications and guidelines have been sent to all Clinton County public and private high schools in addition to adult education programs. Any Clinton County resident wishing to pursue a career in a health-related field is encouraged to apply. High school students may pick up applications from their counselor's office.
(Last checked 10/14/10)

University of Michigan
School of Nursing
Sources of Aid
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Beaumont Health System
Nursing Education Support
Educational assistance is available to employees pursuing direct clinical patient care health professional degree programs, seminars, conferences, and clinical technical certification up to $2000 per year.
(Last checked 05/21/18)


Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (Main Library Access Only)
Find information about 10,000 foundation profiles at your fingertips, including foundation and public charity programs that have funded individual grantseekers for everything from scholarship opportunities to research needs. Updated weekly.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

An extensive online grants database owned and operated by Schoolhouse Partners, and it contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations. Also provides a selection of funding news.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

MSU Scholarships
Michigan State University has hundreds of scholarship opportunities available. Opportunities can be a combination of general scholarships (open to all students) and departmental scholarships (restricted to students within a specific major or field of study). Scholarships may be recommended to you at different times throughout the year as applications become available, so we suggest visiting MSU Scholarships often. Please keep in mind this section lists scholarships available regardless if you are eligible or not. Please note that some scholarships utilize an "Auto-Match" feature which will not require you to apply directly for the scholarship to be considered eligible. These scholarships will be indicated by the word "None" in the Action column. For scholarships for which you need to apply, please make a note of the deadline, as late submissions will not be accepted. Admitted students who have paid their deposit and currently enrolled students: Sign in using your MSU NetID and password to begin the scholarship application process. Once logged in, the system will automatically direct you to required applications.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

Cornell University
Graduate School Fellowships Database
(Last checked 05/21/18)

DiscoverNursing.Com Scholarship Search
This site, posted by Johnson and Johnson Health Care Systems, currently lists 265 funding opportunities for nurses.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

DiscoverNursing.Com Financial Assistance Search
This site, posted by Johnson and Johnson Health Care Systems, currently lists 288 financial assistance opportunities for nurses.
(Last checked 05/21/18)

If you have access to the world wide web and are willing to fill in the online forms, this service promises a free customized list of financial aid sources. FastWeb is actually a searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans from more than 3,000 sources for all levels of higher education. First-time visitors have to register (first and last name and a user ID), then complete a profile, including background and fields of study. Registrants then receive a list of all currently relevant funding sources. The registration information is stored and can be used on subsequent visits. The entire sign-up process, and delivery of available funding sources, can be a bit tedious: about five to twenty minutes, depending on the connection speed. Approximately 500 new scholarships are added to the database daily, so registrants can stay current. Provided courtesy of Financial Aid Information Page and Student Services, Inc. created by Mark Kantrowitz and sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
(Last checked 05/21/18)


The books mentioned on this page are available for public use in the Michigan State University Libraries. If you are unable to visit our library, consider visiting a Foundation Center Cooperating Collection in your home state or a local public library in your home town. If the books are not available there, ask about interlibrary loan or visit a local bookstore to find out whether they can be purchased.

How To Pay For Your Degree in Nursing
El Dorado Hills, CA : Reference Service Press, biennial. Funding Center (1 East) RT79 .R76
2011/2013 available.
The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that 2.5 million nurses will be needed in the first part of the 21st century. Hundreds of financial aid programs, representing millions of dollars, are available to help students prepare for these jobs, as well as to help nurses already in the field fund their professional or research activities. In the past, coverage of these programs has been selective and incomplete. Now, with the ongoing publication of RSP Funding for Nursing Students and Nurses, that has all changed. Here, in one place, you can find out about more than 800 funding programs set aside specifically to support study, research, creative activities, past accomplishments, future projects, travel conference attendance, professional development, and work experience for: (1)Nursing students, from associate degree and diploma through Ph.D. and (2)Nurses in the field, from L.P.N.s to postdoctoral educators. All areas of nursing are covered, ranging from general practice to administration, anesthesiology, critical care, emergency, holistic health, long-term care, midwifery, nephrology, occupational health, oncology, operating room, orthopedic, pediatric, psychiatric, rehabilitative, school health, and many others.

Money for Graduate Students in the Health Sciences. El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial. Funding Center (1 East) LB2337.2 .M6532
2010/2012 available
Lists fellowships, grants, and awards open to students interested in working on a master's, professional, or doctoral degree in: Dentistry, Genetics, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, other related health fields. Targets programs that offer at least $1,000 per year to each recipient (and many go way beyond that, awarding full tuition or $30,000+ to graduate students annually), knowing that not one dollar of that will need to be repaid (provided, of course, that stated requirements are met)!

Annual Register of Grant Support
Wilmette, Ill. : National Register Publishing Co., annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2336 .A7
Includes information on programs sponsored by government agencies, public and private foundations, educational and professional associations, special interest organizations and corporations. Covers a broad range of interests including academic and scientific research, publication support, equipment and construction support, in-service training, competitions and prizes, and travel and exchange programs. Organized by broad subject areas with four indexes: subject, organization and program, geographic and personnel.

Directory of Research Grants
Phoenix, Ariz. : The Oryx Press, annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2338 .D5
An annual print version of the Grants Database. Contains information about grants and fellowships available for research projects from federal and state governments, private foundations, professional organizations, and corporations. List grants programs by specific funding areas; indexed by sponsoring organization and grant name.

Foundation Grants to Individuals
New York, N.Y. : Foundation Center, biennial. Funding Center (1 East) LB2336 .F6
The most comprehensive listing available of private foundations which provide financial assistance to individuals. The foundations described have made grants to students, artists, scholars, foreign individuals, minorities, musicians, scientists and writers for scholarships, fellowships, student loans, internships, residencies, arts and cultural projects, medical and emergency assistance, residencies and travel programs.

The Grants Register
New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, annual. Funding Center (1 East) LB2338 .G7
The complete guide to postgraduate funding worldwide.


Clinton Area Care Center Nursing Scholarships
Deadline: April 1
Clinton County (Michigan) high school students pursuing a career in nursing may qualify for a $1000 scholarship, courtesy of the Harold Benson Fund or the Jeanne Rand Scholarship Fund. For a complete list of selection requirements or an application packet, contact Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor receptionist Sue Strahle at (989) 224-8936. or send a letter to the Scholarship Committee, Clinton Area Care Center Inc., 1101 S. Scott Road, St. Johns, MI 48879. Source : Lansing State Journal, March 8, 2009.


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