External Scholarships

Nursing Scholarships

January Application Deadline

http://www.aftercollege.com/content/article/aftercollege_aacn_scholarship/76107013/:  After College/AACN $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate or graduate studies. Application deadlines January 31st, April 30th, July 31st, and October 31st.

http://www.hurstreview.com/aacn.php: Hurst Review/American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate studies.  Application deadlines January 31st and July 1st.

February Application Deadline

http://www.cancer.org/Research/ResearchProgramsFunding/FundingOpportunities/IndexofGrants/MentoredTrainingandCareerDevelopmentGrants/graduate-scholarships-in-cancer-nursing-practice-2: This American Cancer Society award supports graduate students pursuing a master's degree in cancer nursing or doctorate of nursing practice (DNP). Awards may be for two years, with stipend of $10,000 per year. Application deadline February 1st.

http://www.n-e-f.org/index.php: The Nurses’ Educational Fund, Inc. awards scholarships for graduate and doctoral nursing study. Application deadline February 1st.

http://www.onsfoundation.org/apply/ed: The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation (ONSF)awards multiple scholarships to students and practitioners dedicated and committed to oncology nursing. Application deadline: February 1st.

April Application Deadline

http://www.nbna.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74&Itemid=71: The National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) offers multiple scholarships to African-American nursing students currently enrolled in a BSN, AND, diploma or LPN/LVN program; must be a member of NBNA. Application deadline: April 15th.

http://www.aftercollege.com/content/article/aftercollege_aacn_scholarship/76107013/:  After College/AACN $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate or graduate studies. Application deadlines January 31st, April 30th, July 31st, and October 31st.

scholarships.imodules.com: offers 13 scholarships of $1,500 each

May Application Deadline

http://www.amsn.org/: Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) $1,000 Career Mobility Scholarship for nurses pursuing further education. Must be a member of AMSN for 1 year prior to application. Application deadline May 15th.

http://www.diversitynursing.com/index.asp  Diversity Nursing.com $5,000 Education Award.  Register online at http://www.diversitynursing.com/index.asp before May 6th, 2012.  To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen; you must be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in an accredited School of Nursing in a professional registered nurse program (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree or diploma) OR work Full-Time, Part-Time or Per Diem as a Registered Nurse, LPN, Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Leader/Administrator at a U.S. based organization.

June Application Deadline

http://www.ena.org/foundation/grants/Pages/Scholarships.aspx: Scholarships for licensed nurses who are members of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). Application deadline June 1st.

July Application Deadline

http://www.hurstreview.com/aacn.php: Hurst Review/American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate studies.  Application deadlines January 31st and July 1st.

http://www.aftercollege.com/content/article/aftercollege_aacn_scholarship/76107013/:  After College/AACN $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate or graduate studies. Application deadlines January 31st, April 30th, July 31st, and October 31st.

October Application Deadline

http://www.nahnny.com:  National Association of Hispanic Nurses New York Chapter scholarship for Hispanic nursing students. Must be an association member for 6 months prior to application. Application deadline October 13th.

http://www.aftercollege.com/content/article/aftercollege_aacn_scholarship/76107013/:  After College/AACN $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate or graduate studies. Application deadlines January 31st, April 30th, July 31st, and October 31st.

December Application Deadline

http://www.nphealthcarefoundation.org/programs/scholarships.html: The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation offers multiple scholarships for nurse practitioner students and nurse practitioners currently enrolled in an accredited master's or doctoral degree program. Application deadline: December 20, 2013. 

Additional Scholarships and Resources

http://www.aamn.org/scholarships.shtml: The American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) Foundation offers multiple undergraduate scholarships.

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/college-scholarships-for-minority-students/ Accredited Schools Online:  College Affordability for Minority Students

http://www.annanurse.org/professional-development/grants-and-awards American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA) offers multiple scholarships 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.

http://www.bestnursingdegree.com/scholarship/: “Back to School” Nursing Scholarship. Awards $2,500 to one student in an ADN to BSN program, one graduate student, and one accelerated or combined degree student.

http://www.discovernursing.com/scholarship_search.aspx: Nursing scholarship search engine provided by Johnson and Johnson Healthcare Systems Inc.

http://www.free-4u.com/nursing/ScholarshipSearch.html: Nursing scholarship search engine.

http://www.hesc.com/content.nsf/SFC/Senator_Patricia_K_McGee_Nursing_Faculty_Scholarship_Program: Awards are made on a competitive basis to applicants who are registered professional nurses enrolling in graduate programs that will qualify them as nursing faculty or adjunct clinical faculty in New York State.

http://www.minoritynurse.com/scholarships: Minority nurse scholarship listings and searchable database.

http://www.nursingscholarship.us/:  Nursing scholarship database.

http://www.nursingworld.org: General information on funding your nursing education compiled by the American Nurses Association.

http://www.nysna.org/education/schools/scholarships.html: Links to scholarship offerings provided by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA).

http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/nurse-education-scholarships-grants.htm: New York State Office of the Professions scholarship, grants and loans listing.

 

 

Physician Assistant Scholarships

September Application Deadline

http://paos.org/susan-lindahl-memorial-scholarship: Awards two $500 scholarships annually to PA students interested in practicing in the field of orthopedics. Application deadline September 15th.

Additional Scholarships and Resources

http://www.aapa.org/about_aapa/pa_foundation.aspx: The Physician Assistant Foundation offers competitive scholarships for PA students who are currently attending an accredited PA program, are in the professional phase of the program, and are student members of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

http://apao.cc/search/node/scholarships: The Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology (APAO) awards one or more scholarships annually to PA students interested in a career in the field of hematology/oncology.

http://www.nysspa.org/students/index.html#Scholarship: Multiple $1000 scholarships awarded annually to student members of New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA).

http://www.afppa.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21&Itemid=50: Multiple scholarship opportunities for members through the Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants (AFPPA).

http://www.sempa.org/scholarship: The Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA) offers two annual scholarships to members in PA programs.

 

New York State Health Professions Scholarship

http://www.highered.nysed.gov/kiap/scholarships/pos.htm: New York State Regents Professional Opportunities Scholarship. Award offerings dependent on annual funding.


Other Outside Scholarships

January Application Deadline

http://www.gmsp.org:  The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation established the Millennium Scholars Program to encourage and support students to complete college and continue on to earn master’s and doctoral degrees in disciplines in which their ethnic and racial groups are currently underrepresented. Application deadline January 11th.

November Application Deadline

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/employees/mgsp.shtml: Mayor’s Graduate Scholarship Program (MGSP) aids full-time New York City government employees (employed by a City Agency) with undergraduate degrees to study at accredited colleges/universities in the metropolitan area. Application deadline November 21st.

December Application Deadline

http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/:  American Association of University Women (AAUW) Career Development Grants for women pursuing graduate studies. Application deadline December 15th.

 www.hsf.net/: Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)/ General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage to obtain undergraduate and graduate degrees. Deadline for application December 15th.
 

Additional Scholarships and Resources

http://www.iie.org/fulbright: J. William Fulbright Grants (for graduate and doctoral studies).

http://www.roothbertfund.org: The Roothbert Fund was created in 1958 by Albert and Toni Roothbert to help men and women in need of financial aid to further their education. Provides grants averaging $2,000-$3,000.

http://www.truman.gov: Harry S. Truman Scholarships (primarily for juniors who have community service experience).

http://www.udall.gov: Morris K. Udall Scholarship (primarily for juniors and seniors).
 

Financial Aid Resources and Scholarship Search Engines

http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/app: Scholarship search engine.

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/collegecosts/cover.html: U.S. Department of Education publication, “Managing the Price of College”

http://www.fastweb.com/: Scholarship search engine

http://www.finaid.org: Free resource for information about student financial aid.

http://www.edupass.org: An information guide for international students in the US.

http://www.scholarships.com/: Scholarship search engine.