Scholarships

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.

ATS Career Advancement Scholarship
ATS will match your Employer Tuition Reimbursement program up to $2,000. This scholarship is limited to STNA’s/CNA’s who want to continue their education and become an LPN nurse. ATS is offering this scholarship 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 requirements and deadlines see the Student Handbook
 
ATS Presidential Scholarship
ATS Presidential Scholarship is a merit-based award that pays $2100 tuition ($700 per nursing semester) for those prospective students who enter ATS as a full-time 1st semester nursing student (semester without developmental classes). This scholarship does not need to be repaid and is renewable each semester.
For requirements and deadlines see the Student Handbook
 
Nursing Scholarships
This site allows you to search for any available scholarships.
www.nursingscholarships.org
 
F. A. Davis Scholarship
These scholarships reflect our continual commitment to the education of nurses and health care professionals and their commitment to quality health care for all of us. They recognize the very special nature of those who have chosen to embark on these challenging yet rewarding career paths.

  • Award Amount: 3 awards of $1,000
  • Application Deadline: October 12, 2020 11:45PM EST
  • Winner Announced: Late December

To learn more click HERE

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.

Chicago Chapter of Black Nurses, Inc.
E-mail: info@chicagochapternbna.org
Address: P.O. Box 4612 Chicago, IL 60680
Telephone: 773.792.7222
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.
Website: www.exceptionalnurse.com
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.
Website: http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing

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.
Website: www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship


ATS Nursing Scholarship

ATS will match your Employer Tuition Reimbursement program up to $1,000. We are offering this scholarship towards educational expenses (i.e. books, uniforms, software).
For requirements and deadlines see the Student Handbook.
 
John W. Maitland, Jr. – Joseph F. Warner Long Term Care Nurses Scholarship
The Fund awards scholarships to individuals seeking to pursue nursing degrees and employment in long term care in Illinois.
If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Caldwell at acaldwell@ihca.com or 800.252.8988
Applications are now being accepted for the 2022-2023 school year.
Deadline for submission of all materials is June 30, 2022.
To be eligible for the Maitland Warner Scholarship, an applicant:
Must be accepted into a nursing program on a full-time basis.
Must be working in an assisted living or long term care center (either full-time or part-time).
Must be willing to work as an LPN, RN or APN in a long term care center or program.
In order to be considered, an applicant must submit ALL of the following:

  • A copy of the letter of acceptance from the nursing program.
  • Proof of completion of prerequisites for the LPN, RN or APN program (as applicable).
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation, one by your Administrator and one by your Director of Nursing.
  • Completion of RN and LPN Scholarship Evaluation Form completed by the Director of Nursing or Administrator.

For full access to the application and stipulations please enter this link into your browser:
The Website


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.
Website:
www.scrubshopper.com

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.
Website: www.nadona.org

 



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