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Scholarship money abounds for students pursuing undergraduate or graduate education in nursing. Below is just a small sampling of such funding-much of it available only to minority nursing students. All awards have various criteria for recipients, which may include financial need, academic achievement and involvement in community service. In addition, some awards require the recipient to work in a specific location-often a medically underserved area-after graduation. Contact the sponsoring organizations for more detailed information.

Title Organization Deadline Amountsort descending
Minority and "At-Risk" Scholarship Idaho State Board of Education Up to $3,000 a year for a maximum of four years
Nursing Education Loan Scholarship Program (NELS) Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning Mar 31st 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)
Registered Nurse Education Fund Health Professions Education Foundation Up to $4,000 per year (pre-nursing); up to $8,000 per year (ADN); up to $10,000 per year (BSN)
McNeil Rural Scholarship National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Foundation Jun 15th Up to $40,000
A Nurse I Am Scholarship Cherokee Uniforms Up to 10 $2,000 scholarships
WGU Future of Nursing Scholarships Western Governors University Valued between $2,000 and $5,000
George B. Boland Nurses Training Trust Fund National Forty and Eight Varies
ACLS Recertification Healthcare Training Scholarship ACLS Training Association Dec 31st Varies
Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program American Holistic Nurses’ Association Mar 15th Varies depending on available funds
Estelle Massey Osborne Scholarship Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. Mar 1st Varies, depending on available funds

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