Undergraduate Nursing Scholarships
The following nursing scholarship/traineeship criteria and applications are available from the nursing department.
Samuel and Julia Flom Scholarship – Awarded by Julia Flom to support registered nurses in furthering undergraduate education. Enroll in six credits or more and maintain a 3.0 GPA each term.
Henderson-Donaghy Scholarship – Awarded annually to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated commitment to the values of nursing and expansion of nursing's influence in health care policy.
Mary M. McKay Scholarship – Awarded by former graduate Matilda McKay to support undergraduate nursing education. Students must demonstrate excellent academic performance and commitment to nursing science.
Graduate Nursing Scholarships
Florida League for Nursing Research Grant – This grant is available for research involving the process of inquiry on knowledge development for nursing. To qualify, applicant must be a registered nurse; a member of the NLN/FLN in good standing (send copy of membership card); and plan to conduct nursing research in accordance with the ANA Codes for Nurses. The application postmark deadline is early January.
Florida League for Nursing Scholarship – MSN matriculating students can apply for the Florida League for Nursing Scholarship. Students must be a current member of the Florida League of Nursing and a Florida resident for at least one year. Students must complete a minimum of six semester credits in the approved program with grades of “B” or better and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, submit two letters of recommendation and an essay. Application deadline is early January.
Federal Nurse Traineeships – Applicants may be full-time or part-time students. Part-time students must be within one calendar year of completion to be eligible. Preference is given to students who establish a commitment to working with underserved populations upon graduation. Traineeships are available for spring and fall terms only. Amounts vary each year based upon the federal budget. Applications are available in the Nursing Department in July.
Nursing Scholarship Program – The purpose of the Nursing Scholarship Program is to provide scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum two-year, full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent) at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. Scholarships are awarded competitively and consist of payment for tuition, fees, other reasonable costs and a monthly support stipend. Application deadline is 5 p.m. (ET) on June 1. Click for more information.
NLN – For a list of organizations that may have funds available, order the NLN publication “Scholarships, Fellowships, Educational Grants and Loans for Registered Nurses” at NLN, Publications Department, 10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019 or call (212) 989-9393.
The Army Nurse Corps Association – The 2012 ANCA scholarships will provide $3,000 per selected applicant. All applications must be submitted on the 2012 forms. Applications are due by March 31, 2012, and will be reviewed by the ANCA Education Committee. Selected students will be notified within a few weeks. Scholarship funds are sent to the school to be managed for the student. Visit the ANCA website for an application.
The March of Dimes – The March of Dimes awards several $5,000 scholarships yearly to registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal-child nursing. The scholarships recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies. For more information, visit the March of Dimes website.