Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships & Funding Opportunities
Apart from students loans and grants, there are a number of scholarships and funding opportunities available for nurses to help support their career goals.  Below is a compiled list of scholarships ranging from $500-$2500.

MDT Career Advancement Grant – LPN
MDT will match your Employer Tuition Reimbursement program up to $2,000. This grant is limited to STNA’s/CNA’s who want to continue their education and become an LPN nurse. MDT/ATS is offering this grant towards educational expenses (i.e. books, uniforms, software) for new students who have completed a state-approved nurse aid training program and are currently working at a healthcare facility. For more information please check the Student Handbook.

National Black Nurses Association Scholarships
African American nursing students who are current members of the NBNA, currently enrolled in a nursing program, and have at least one year of school remaining in their BSN, ADN, diploma or LPN/LVN nursing programs qualify for this scholarship.  Applicants will need to complete an essay, provide transcripts and get letters of recommendation to apply for the award.

Cleveland Council of Black Nurses, Inc. (17)
Peter S. Jones
Address: P.O. Box 221066 Cleveland OH 44122
Telephone: (216) 556-0600;
Website: Home Page
Website: AF Member Committee

Exceptional Nurse
This is for nursing students with a disability, this scholarship will provide a $250-500 award.  Both graduate and undergraduate students can apply and must have demonstrated a desire to work with others who have disabilities.

Bureau of Health Professions Nursing Scholarship
Health Resources and Services Administration is offering full or part-time nursing students who are currently enrolled or accepted into any level of nursing program scholarships.  Students must U.S. citizens or nationals and be willing to commit to at least two years of service at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. The award will cover the costs of tuition, fees, books and give students an additional monthly stipend.

TYLENOL® Health Professionals Scholarship
Applicants to this scholarship program must be pursuing an undergraduate course of study.  wards are given out in the amounts of $10,000 and $1,000.

MDT Presidential Grant
The Presidential Grant is a merit-based award that pays $1,050 tuition ($350 per nursing semester) for those prospective students who enter MDT as a full-time 1st semester nursing student (semester without developmental classes). This grant does not need to be repaid and is renewable each semester. For more information please check the Student Handbook.

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship
Applicants must demonstrate financial need and attend an accredited school of nursing.  All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter (See Librarian).  However, no affiliation with DAR is necessary.  The award amounts is $1,000. Applications are available by written request and must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Committee Services Office
Attn.: Scholarships
1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303

Greta James Nursing Scholarship
AIn remembrance of Greta James, ScrubShopper will award two $2,500 scholarships to nursing students.  Candidates for these scholarships will be currently attending or enrolled to attend a nursing school.

National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration
This scholarship has been established in memory of Stephanie Carroll, long-time valued NADONA employee.  It is awarded to a nursing student enrolled in an accredited nursing program who has chosen Long Term Care or Geriatrics as their practice area after graduation.   Nursing students in an undergraduate or graduate program are also eligible to apply for this scholarship.


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