NU Scholar Highly competitive academic program. National University Scholars program is a scholarship and educational program was created to reward exceptional students with potential for high achievement and contribution to society with a emphasis in leadership. Criteria: 1. FAFSA for most current academic year. 2. Completed eight classes or 36 units in an academic year at NU; must be a sophomore or junior standing or have at least 10-12 courses left in their program. 3. Minimum GPA of 3.4 or incoming 2.7 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Award: Full Scholarship with monthly book stipend Applications are available to incoming students during these periods: For the January, 2018 application, please email these documents December 13-20, 2017. For the April, 2018 application, please email these documents March 15-30, 2018.
National University Scholarships
Collegiate Honor Awards Scholarship Information and application can be found in SOAR> under Financial Aid>Scholarships. **Must submit no later than 3 months after your first term of enrollment.
Obtain a college transcript verifying graduation with at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
File a FAFSA.
Complete the online application for a Collegiate Honor Award
Award: up to $2000 Deadline: Within 3 months of transfer.
Presidential Tuition Scholarship Information and application can be found in SOAR> under Financial Aid>Scholarships. Presidential Tuition Scholarships of up to $2,500 are available to students who are eligible for Federal Student Aid to assist them with the cost of tuition. This scholarship is designed to assist underrepresented students who have high financial need with the cost of tuition. Awards are made based on student need, as established by the EFC and as calculated by the U.S. Department of Education from the filing of a FAFSA. The scholarship, if granted, is applied to the student's account in increments of up to the full cost of tuition per month, not to exceed the total award amount of $2,500.
GPA of 2.30 or above.
Annual income of not more than $25,000 for married and $18,000 for single applicants.
File a FAFSA.
Complete the online application for a Presidential Tuition Scholarship.
Award: up to $2500 Deadline: Within 3 months of enrollment
Military Scholarship Information and application can be found in SOAR> under Financial Aid>Scholarships. Military Tuition Scholarships of up to $2,500 are available to military personnel, including active duty, reservists, national guardsmen/women, their spouses, and their dependents. The scholarship is intended to benefit educationally and economically disadvantaged personnel or their family members who have demonstrated financial need.
Submit a letter describing personal circumstances to Scholarships@nu.edu.
File a FAFSA.
Complete the online application for a Military Tuition Scholarship.
Award: up to a maximumof $500 per course toward tuition, not to exceed the total award amount of $2,500. Deadline: Within 3 months of enrollment
Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship A one-time $2,500 scholarship for three students who are in financial need and who have been accepted or are currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. A letter of acceptance into the Nursing Program or the transcript stating that the applicant is in the Nursing Program must be enclosed with the application. Email completed scholarship application form to: CarolineEHoltScholarship@NSDAR.org Award: $2500 Deadline: February 10, 2019
Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship Who Can Apply: Student, who is U.S. citizen/ currently attending or planning to attend an U.S. college or university for undergraduate or graduate studies/ high school, college or graduate student or a student planning to enter college, is eligible to participate in our scholarship program. Submission: All participants will have to research and submit a 600 – 1000 words regarding the following topic: “Why and How to Stop Cyberbullying”. In the content, make sure to include the following ideas:
Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?
How has cyberbullying personally affected teens?
Deadline: February 28, 2018 Amount: $1,250
Debt.com Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship Applicants A scholarship for applying to scholarships. Show proof via email with actual emails, screenshots, or PDFs of your submissions then write a short letter on why you need $500, what are your plans in life, how did you feel applying for all those scholarships, did you learn anything? Did you win any? Award: $500 Deadline: February 26, 2018
Advanced Men in Nursing- AAMN Scholarship Applicant must be a current AAMN member, at least one academic term in nursing program, proof of attendance and essay. Undergraduate essay topic: What have you done to promote nursing to other men and/or plan to do as an active member of AAMN, if you are the scholarship recipient? (up to 1000 words) Award: $ 1,000 (2 undergraduate winners) Deadline: March 30, 2018
Condie Nursing Scholarship Fund The Condie Nursing Scholarship Fund was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide scholarships for both traditional and nontraditional students to begin or advance their nursing careers at a 2-or 4-year college or university. Criteria: 1. Essay Section on application 2. Submit Student Aid Report (SAR) report from FAFSA. 3. Unofficial Transcript 4. 2 letters of reference from unrelated individuals. Award: $1000 Deadline: March 31,, 2018
AfterCollege Nursing Student Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Closing Date: March 31, 2018 Description: Submit a resume and follow the step by step instructions for the application. AfterCollege offers this quarterly scholarship program for students pursuing professional nursing education. This scholarship program is open to currently enrolled students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree in nursing.
Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program.
Study.com Academic Scholarships Apply to any of the subtopic scholarships that best applies to you. Submission: Short essay in application on What is the biggest challenge you have had to overcome in pursuing your degree? How will winning this scholarship help you achieve your dreams? and a short bio of yourself. Award: $500 Deadline: April 1, 2018
Greta James Memorial Scholarships Scholarship is open to legal residents of the Untied States who are enrolled in a nursing degree program. Fill out application and write a short essay on Why are you currently pursuing your degree in healthcare? If you won this scholarship, how would it attribute to your goals? and Describe a situation in which you had an opportunity to lead. What characteristics made you a good leader in that situation? Award: $500 Deadline: April 18, 2018
American Smart Vehicle Scholarship Who Can Apply: All students that are currently attending any educational institution and can provide proof of enrollment are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Submission: Write a 700+ word essay on "Future cars and how I see them". Use your imagination and include credible sources/facts. Award: $1000 Deadline: April 20, 2018
AAC's Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program Open to full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students who are entering or enrolled in an academic program in nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other curriculum that focuses on treating mental health and substance use disorders. Must have a 3.2 or above to be eligible. Submission:In your chosen area of Behavioral Science studies, what do you see as current challenges for getting individuals into addiction treatment? What are your suggestions for how to fix this problem? Award: 1st Place: $5000 2nd place: $2,500 3rd Place: $2.500 Deadline: April 30, 2018
F.A. Davis Scholarship F.A. Davis is delighted to offer two nursing scholarships annually! $1,500 will be awarded to one undergraduate nursing student and to one graduate nursing student who is studying in the US. These scholarships reflect our continuing commitment to the education of nurses and their commitment to quality health care for all of us. It recognizes the challenging, yet rewarding path nursing students have embarked on and the very special nature of those who have chosen it. Criteria: Click here to view the application.
Fun facts about you and a short essay. 300-600 words, write about the following: "Was there a defining moment in your life that made you want to pursue a nursing career?"
Award: $1500 Deadline: May 15, 2018
Anna Hefrey Scholarship Fund H Anna Hefrey Scholarship wants you to share your vision for a tobacco free USA. Submit an essay ( 1,500-2,500 words) answering the following questions:
Should the government do more to prevent the sale of Tobacco based products?
Why do so many people choose to ignore public health warnings regarding tobacco?
Is the rise of electronic cigarettes part of the solution or part of the problem?
What effect could a tobacco free US offer our health care system?
Requirements: US citizen. Full time student in a graduate or undergraduate program. Deadline: May 31, 2018 Amount: $6000 ($3,500, $1,500, $1000)
The Mary Blake Single Parent Nursing Scholarship Who Can Apply: This scholarship is only for single parents in nursing school with a 2.7 GPA or higher. Submission: Write a 500 word essay how parenting and nursing has changed you. Deadline: June 15, 2018 Amount: $500
OfficeChairPicks SEO Scholarship Who Can Apply: This scholarship is only for students that are currently enrolled in colleges, universities or high schools during 2017 academic year. Submission: Write a 1000-1500 SEO optimized blog post centering around your chosen keyword. Deadline: June 30, 2018 Amount: $500 Learn More:http://officechairpicks.com/scholarship/
Who Can Apply: This scholarship will reward the most creative one-page submission about a student's past or current job and how that has affected their career goals. Submission: Write a 500-800 worded essay Deadline: June 30, 2018 Amount: up to $3000
Nutrition & Internet Scholarship Who Can Apply: The only eligibility criteria that you need to fulfill is sending the appropriate 550-word article in English to the given email address by July 1st, 2018. There are no restrictions regarding age, nationality, or any other individual characteristic. Submission: The article needs to be 550 words long and answering the following research question: How social media are playing a major role in influencing our eating habits? Deadline: July 1, 2018 Amount: $500
Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship Outstanding high school seniors and undergraduates demonstrating leadership, work experience, and pursuing a career in healthcare are eligible for this award. Must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Award: $1500 Deadline: July 15, 2018
AACN Scholarship Registration Write a brief essay (250 words maximum) on your goals and aspirations as they relate to your education, career, and future plans. Explain why you are a qualified candidate and should be considered for the scholarship. Please include as a separate attachment. Award: $2,500 Deadline: January 15, 2018 and July 15
Redfin Scholarship Submit a 300-500 short essay on "Technology and big data are disrupting nearly every facet of our lives. Amazon disrupted the retail industry, Uber disrupted the taxi industry, and Redfin has disrupted real estate. What industry do you think will be disrupted next, and why?" Award: $2500 Deadline: January 31, 2018(Spring Semester) and July 31, 2018 (Fall Semester)
Nurses Make A Difference Scholarship The essay topic is “What motivates you to want to work in the nursing industry?”. Entries must be 200-300 words. Deadline: August 1, 2018 Amount: $1000
Clean This Carpet Scholarship The essay topic is “How has housing changed in the past 100 years”. You can write about the way people live now and how it differs from the past; what is the same and what has changed. Use the resources you have available and compare the findings in a way you find interesting. Tell us why you are interested towards our scholarship. Deadline: August 20, 2018 Amount: $1000
Buenas Opiniones Scholarship for Latino Students Submit a 500 – 1,000 word essay on your struggles as a Latino student via a PDF (.pdf) file to email@example.com. Be sure to include Full name, email, Hispanic country of origin, school name, and area of study. Award: $2500 Deadline: January 31, 2018(Spring Semester) and August 31, 2018 (Fall Semester)
AfterCollege/AACN $10,000 Scholarship Fund The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program. Amount: $500 Deadlines: September 30 More info here
Filmora Scholarship Program The Filmora Scholarship Program awards one student whose intention is to make a positive contribution to the future of the world. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited institution and make a 1-3 minute video on a positive topic of their choosing. The applicant must then post the video on Filmora's website. Amount: $1000 Deadline: September 30, 2018
Good Samaritan Foundation Scholarships Students must be in good standing with their school of nursing and must submit a complete application. Please provide a letter of intent, letter of recommendation, copy of your unofficial transcript, color photo, and professional resume. Deadline: October 20, 2018 Amount: $1000 per semester
ACLS Mental Health Scholarship To apply, create a 30-45 second video sharing the importance of mental health. Must be uploaded to YouTube using the hashtag #mentalhealthscholarship. Deadline: November 30, 2018 Amount: $2500
The Science Ambassador Scholarship A full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math, funded by Cards Against Humanity. The winner of the Science Ambassador Scholarship will receive full tuition coverage for up to four years. Requirements: A short (3 minute or less) video, discussing any topic in science in a mini-lecture format. Must be enrolled for fall college admission. Award: Full Tuition up to 4 years. Deadline: December 1, 2018
Lambar-Goodnow Nursing Scholarship Requirement: 500-700 word essay - Tell us what drives you and why you want to pursue a nursing degree or why you want to go to nursing school. Minimum 2.8 GPA Award: $1000 Deadline: December 1, 2018
Medical Scrubs Collection Scholarship 500 word essay on "What Inspired You to Pursue A Career in Helping Others? Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA and pursing a health related degree. Medical Scrubs Collection is dedicated to recognizing the individuals who go above and beyond to help others every day. Amount: $1000 Due Date: December 15, 2018
Niche Nursing Scholarship Open to all high-school and undergraduate students pursuing a career in nursing. Must be a legal resident of the U.S. Amount: $500 Due Date: December 31, 2018
Student of the Year 2018 To enter the competition, write a compelling cover letter for your dream job. Complete the application form and submit through the link above. Award: $5,000 Deadline: December 31, 2018
Future Innovator Scholarship Sponsor: StudySoup Amount: $500 Closing Date: 1st day of the month Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant should be an outstanding student who exemplifies leadership and a willingness to help other.
$1,000 Plan for College Sweepstakes Sponsor: Sallie Mae Bank Amount: $1,000 Closing Date: Last day of the month Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside and who are students, parents, guidance counselors, or financial aid officers at the time of entry. Applicant must register for one of the company’s free plan for college tools.
MyCAA Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts The Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship helps military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high demand, high growth portable career fields and occupations. Spouses may use their MyCAA funds at any academic institution approved for participation in the MyCAA Scholarship. Requirements:Spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E01 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 who can start and complete their coursework while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders, including spouses married to members of the National Guard and reserve component in these same pay grades. More Info here! and to get started with application Click HERE! Amount:up to $4000 Deadline:30 days before course start date- must have active military sponsor/spouse throughout program.
Courage To Grow Scholarship 250 words or less why you believe that you should be awarded this scholarship Awards per month: 1 Award amount: $500.00 http://couragetogrowscholarship.com/
AfterCollege/AACN $10,000 Scholarship Fund The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program. Amount: $2500 Nursing Scholarship Deadlines: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31 More info here!
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
Geraldine "Polly" Bednash Scholarship This scholarship program provides $5,000 in support to outstanding nursing students in baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs at AACN member institutions. This is open to students not affiliated with AACN institutions as well. Requirements: Maintain at least a 3.2 grade point average in current program or at last school attended, Must have submitted your application to a nursing school through NursingCAS (see https://portal.nursingcas.org). Click here to apply! Deadline: January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31. Amount: $5000
Hurst Review and AACN Nursing Scholarship Hurst Review Services and AACN are partnering to offer a new scholarship program to recognize and reward outstanding students in prelicensure nursing programs. Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 will be distributed each Fall and Spring to students enrolled in AACN member institutions. Requirements: Must be a student enrolled at a AACN affiliated school, must download and complete application and write a max 250 word essay (topic info on application). Click here to apply! Deadline: January 15th and July 31st. Amount: $2500
The San Diego Foundation Through the San Diego Foundation Community Scholarship Program San Diego County students can receive the financial assistance they need to pursue their educational goals. As the largest private non-university scholarship provider in the county, the Community Scholarship Program operates more than 160 funds and awarded in excess of $2.3 million to more than 1,000 students last year alone. Click the link to be directed to their page!