Nursing Scholarships

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

Wagner Baccalaureate Merit Scholarship

Applicants must be majoring in BSN or MSN programs.

Harry N. and Melva A. Derickson Scholarship

The Harry N. and Melva A. Derickson Scholarship Fund is an endowment fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. The income from the fund is used to assist residents from Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry Counties for a course of study in preparation for medical or dental school, nursing, physical therapy, other medical related fields, or engineering. Students will be enrolled in undergraduate programs at two or four year colleges or universities. There will be multiple awards at varying amounts. It is preferred that the number of scholarships be split equally between males and females. Eligibility Criteria 1. Residents of Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry counties 2. Desire to pursue a course of study in preparation for engineering, medical school, dental school, nursing, physical therapy, or other medical related fields 3. Academic achievement 4. Extracurricular activities 5. Service to the community 6. Financial need

Gustavus B. Capito Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY•College/University: Any in WV•Financial Need: Yes•Renewable: Yes•Specific preferences:(1) Field of study in Nursing(2) College or University having an accredited nursing programGeneral Criteria:·must be a resident of West Virginia·must be a full time student (minimum of 12 Credit Hours)·must demonstrate academic achievement (at least a 2.5 GPA)·minimum score of 20 on the ACT ·must demonstrate good moral character

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund

The Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund is an endowment fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. This scholarship will be used to assist students for the study of a medical related discipline attending a school in Dauphin, Cumberland or Perry Counties.Selection criteria:Scholarship applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:1. Students must attend college for the study of a medical related discipline2. Leadership/Community Service3. Character4. Academic performance with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale5. An essay on the following topic: “My biggest life challenge and what I learned from the experience.”6. Financial need

Edwina Foye Award for Outstanding Graduate Student

The Edwina Foye scholarship was established in 1985 by colleagues, friends, and family to honor the memory of Edwina Foye, RN, a nurse who dedicated twenty-five years of service to Portsmouth Hospital (1952-1978). This scholarship is awarded at the Foundation's Annual Meeting in April to a graduate student who is a resident in one of the nine towns in the Foundation area. The individual selected for this award must be pursuing a career in health and demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and personal accomplishmentsEligibility:To be eligible for award consideration, applicants continuously must have been and continue to be a resident of one (or more) of the following communities (Portsmouth, North Hampton, Greenland, Rye, Newington, New Castle, New Hampshire; or, Kittery, Eliot, or York, Maine for a minimum of two (2) years prior to the academic year of the Scholarship Program.Applicants must be pursuing a health-related field of study as a graduate student in an accredited institution of learning. Greatest consideration will be given to academic achievement as exemplified by class rank, GPA, and test scores; also considered are course difficulty, work shortage areas of need in Seacoast, job experience, community service, evidence of dedication to chosen field of study, and financial need.Required Test Scores for Graduate Students: * Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Graduate Medical Aptitude Test (GMAT) * Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) * Dental Admission Test (DAT) * National League of Nursing Admissions Test (NLN)

Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Health Scholarships

Description:Dr. Hans Zimmerman established this foundation to provide financial assistance to individuals in Hawai‘i wishing to pursue an education in a health field. During his long and productive career in Hawai‘i, Dr. Zimmerman encouraged countless individuals to choose careers in medicine. At his death, additional assets came into the foundation so that it is now one of the largest scholarship funds in Hawai‘i. Requirements: Plan to major in a health-related field in a school in the USA (not including sports medicine, psychology unless clinical, social work). Be a college junior, senior or graduate student. Minimum GPA 3.0. Personal statement should include a description of your participation in community service projects or activities.

Filipino Nurses' Organization of Hawai‘i Scholarship

Requirements: Be of Filipino ancestry. Major in Nursing.

Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society Nursing Scholarship Fund

Requirements: Be accepted in a nursing program at a two- or four-year college or university in Hawai'i. Pursue an RN or LPN degree with an interest in geriatric nursing.

Laura Jean Armstrong Scholarship

Description:This scholarship was created in memory of Dr. Laura Jean Armstrong, a nurse extraordinaire. Beginning her professional career as a registered nurse in private practice, Dr. Armstrong joined the Hawai‘i State Deptartment of Health in 1968. As a public servant, she passionately worked to improve the health and welfare of the underserved until her untimely death. Requirements:Be a graduate student majoring in Nursing.

Margaret Jones Memorial Nursing Fund

Description:The Margaret Jones Memorial Nursing Fund had its start in 1917, through a concert sponsored by the Hawaii Nurses Club (now called the Hawai‘i Nurses Association). The proceeds of the concert were used to establish a fund for nurses in need. The fund was named for Margaret Jones, a nurse killed when the S.S. Lusitania was sunk by a German submarine during World War I and now benefits nursing students. Requirements: Be in a BSN or MSN Nursing program at UH M?noa, UH Hilo or HPU or a Ph.D program in Hawai‘i or on the U.S. mainland. Be a college junior, senior or graduate student Preference may be given to members of the Hawai‘i Nurses Association. Minimum GPA 3.0 Extra Data Required:Are you a member of the Hawaii Nurses Association?

Robanna Fund

Description:The Robanna Fund was created in 1992 to provide financial assistance to students in the medical field so that they may pursue careers in the health care profession. Requirements: Be an undergraduate majoring in a health-related field.

Snipes-Meyer-Vorhies Nursing Scholarship Fund

Requirements: Be enrolled as a student majoring in nursing at Maui Community College, with preference given to students in the Associate of Science (AS) in Nursing or the Certificate of Achievement (CA) programs. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate programs; 2.0 for AS and CA programs. Personal statement must include applicant's current and planned community service. Preference may be given to students of Hawaiian ancestry.

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