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Here are some of the Nursing scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

AAOHN Academic Scholarship

To provide financial assistance to registered nurses who are pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree to prepare for a career in occupational and environmental health. Amount Awarded: $3000 Number Awarded: 1 each year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 2 additional years. Eligibility: This program is open to registered nurses who are enrolled in a baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degree program. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in, and commitment to, occupational and environmental health. Selection is based on 2 letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay on the applicant's professional goals as they relate to the academic activity and the field of occupational and environmental health.

AAOHN Foundation Research Grants

To provide funding to RNs interested in conducting research on occupational and environmental health nursing. Amount Awarded: $10000 Number Awarded: 1 each year. Duration: 1 year. Eligibility: All RNs engaged in occupational and environmental health nursing are eligible to apply if they are interested in conducting research or innovative projects. The proposed research may be part of a formal educational program or it may be a self-initiated study. Selection is based on purpose of project, significance of project, investigator's capacity, review of literature, methods, plans for data analysis, and assumptions and limitations.

Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse of the Year Award

To recognize and reward the outstanding achievements of AOCNs. Amount Awarded: $1000 Number Awarded: 1 each year. Duration: Annually. Eligibility: The candidate must be an AOCN who has demonstrated accomplishments in 3 major areas: 1) promotion of oncology nursing certification; 2) service; and 3) at least 2 areas of advanced oncology nursing practice.

Pre-Nursing Scholarship Program

The purpose of the Pre-Nursing Scholarship Program is to increase the number of registered nurses practicing in medically underserved areas of California. Scholarships are awarded to students who are currently enrolled in pre-nursing coursework and who are attending school in one of the following Central Valley counties: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, and Tulare. Priority is given to students who will be entering an Associate Degree Nursing program within one year. Eligible applicants may receive up to $4,000 per year, and would have a service obligation of 1 year.

Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program

The purpose of the Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program is to increase the number of registered nurses practicing in medically underserved areas of California, and to support their articulation from an Associate Degree Nursing program to a Baccalaureate of Science Nursing Degree program. Scholarships are awarded to nursing students accepted to or enrolled in a Associate Degree Nursing programs in California and who agree to obtain a baccalaureate degree at a nursing program in California within five years of obtaining their associate degree in nursing. Eligible applicants may receive up to $8,000 per year, and would have a service obligation of 2 years.

Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship Program

The purpose of the Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship Program is to increase the number of appropriately trained professional nurses and to encourage their practice in direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California. Scholarships are awarded to nursing students accepted to or enrolled in Baccalaureate of Science Nursing Degree program in California. Eligible applicants may receive up to $10,000 per year, and would have a service obligation of 2 years. Major in Nursing

Bachelor of Science Nursing Loan Repayment Program

The purpose of the Bachelor of Science Nursing Loan Repayment Program is to provide baccalaureate degree nurses to practice direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California. Loan repayments are awarded to baccalaureate degree nursing graduates to repay governmental or commercial loans incurred while pursuing their BSN degree. Eligible applicants may receive up to $10,000 over a two-year period, and would have a service obligation of 2 years.

Health Professions Education Scholarship Program

The purpose of the Health Professions Education Scholarship Program is to increase the number of dentists, dental hygienists, nurse practitioners, certified midwives, and physician assistants who are practicing direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California. Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in these specialties who have demonstrated financial need. Eligible applicants may receive up to $10,000 per year, and would have a service obligation of 2 years. This program is made possible by a grant from the Vitamin Cases Consumer Settlement Fund.

Health Professions Education Loan Repayment Program

The purpose of the Health Professions Education Loan Repayment Program is to increase the number of dentists, dental hygienists, nurse practitioners, certified midwives, and physician assistants who are practicing direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California. Loan repayments are awarded to practitioners who are employed or who have a tentative offer of full-time employment in a medically underserved area of California to repay governmental or commercial loans incurred while pursuing their professional education. Eligible applicants may receive up to $20,000 over a two-year period, and would have a service obligation of 2 years. This program is made possible by a grant from the Vitamin Cases Consumer Settlement Fund.

Agnes Ripple Adams Scholarship

Awards are available at the University of New Mexico for full-time nursing students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and financial need. Contact the school of nursing for more details. Current undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Nursing

Airman Education and Commissioning Program

To allow selected enlisted Air Force personnel to earn a bachelor's degree in approved majors by providing financial assistance for full-time college study. Amount Awarded: $15000 Number Awarded: 35 each year. Duration: Until completion of a bachelor's degree, or up to 3 years (whichever is sooner). Deadline: Applications must be submitted to the base education service officer, who must forward them by the middle of January of each year. Eligibility: Eligible to participate in this program are enlisted members of the Air Force who have been accepted at a university or college (or approved cross-town institution) that is associated with AFROTC and that offers an approved major. The majors currently supported are computer engineering, electrical engineering, meteorology, nursing, foreign languages, and foreign area studies. Applicants must have completed 1 year of college study with a GPA of at least 3.0 and must be medically qualified. They must be younger than 30 years of age or otherwise able to be commissioned before they become 35 years of age. Additional Information: Upon completing their degree, selectees attend officer training school and are then commissioned to serve in the Air Force in their area of specialization. Further information is available from base education service officers or an Air Force ROTC unit.

Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility: Licensed RN seeking baccalaureate nursing degree Student enrolled in baccalaureate nursing program Student in diploma nursing program Student in two-year associate degree nursing program Preference given to Rhode Island residents Financial need Award: $500 - $2,000 Renewable Please check the website for award deadline update.

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