Scholarships for Nursing Majors

Do you want to care for others through a career in nursing? It's an admirable goal, but attaining the education you need to become a nurse can be expensive. Luckily, the cost of nursing school doesn’t have to stop you from pursuing your dream job. There are many scholarships available to students who are committed to going on to careers in the field of nursing. These scholarships are offered by a wide range of organizations, including nonprofits, medical corporations, professional organizations and alumni groups. Often these scholarships require students to have demonstrated high academic achievement and to have a financial need. Many scholarships for nursing majors are reserved for students already enrolled in nursing programs at 2- or 4-year institutions. Some also require students to commit to a specific nursing specialty, such as pediatrics or oncology. Are you ready to find a scholarship to help you fulfill your nursing aspirations? Discover a variety of scholarships for nursing majors in our list below.

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View Details Cancer Public Education Project Grant Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Jun-15-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)||Oncology (Major)
  • Career: Nursing/Registered Nurse (Industry)
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Cancer Public Education Project Grant aims to support a project to promote public's knowledge and awareness in cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. The grant is given tp a registered nurse who demonstrates commitment in oncology nursing. The program provides an up to $5,000 fund.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details John and Evelyn Turnbull Nursing Education Fund Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
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  • 4,100
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
  • Residence: United States (Country)||Hampden, MA (County)||Hampshire, MA (County)||Franklin, MA (County)
  • Age / Grade Level: Graduate Student||Undergraduate student
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John and Evelyn Turnbull Nursing Education Fund is a scholarship given to residents of Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties. The fund is provided to a student who is pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in nursing.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details ONS Foundation Master's Scholarships Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
  • Age / Grade Level: Master's-level study
  • Character Trait: Commitment
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The scholarship was established to provide registered nurses a opportunity to continue their education by pursuing a master's degree.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
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This scholarship was established to support students with expenses associated with a nursing degree through. The scholarship award is determined through submitted essays by the applicants. Eligible applicants are those applying to a nursing program for enrollment the following year or currently enrolled in a nursing program.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Jun-1-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
  • Age / Grade Level: Undergraduate student
  • Character Trait: Commitment
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Genevieve Saran Richmond Award is a $500 fund given to a nursing student who has a disability. The program was made possible through the donation of Leslie and Virginia Flur.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)||Radiologic Technology (Major)||Veterinary Technology (Major)||Medical Assisting (Major)||Anesthesia Technology (Major)||Physical Therapist Assistant (Major)||Medical Laboratory Technology (Major)||Laboratory Technology (Major)||Cardiovascular Technology (Major)||Healthcare Administration (Major)
  • Age / Grade Level: High school senior||Undergraduate student
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are interested in pursuing Nursing and Medical Assisting associates degrees, diplomas and certificate programs. Financial need is not required.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,500 - 3,500
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
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The Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship is nursing programs by Kansans committed to practicing as a LPN or RN in Kansas. The sponsor provides scholarship and employment upon licensure of the recipient
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details ONS Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation
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  • 5,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)||Oncology (Major)
  • Career: Nursing/Registered Nurse (Industry)
  • Age / Grade Level: Doctoral-level study
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With the aim of supporting registered nurses in pursuing Oncology Nursing, the ONS Foundation Doctoral Scholarship provides a $5,000 and $7,500 fund annually to nurses in the doctoral degree program. The candidates must be licensed nurses practicing their career and enrolled to a Ph.D., DNSc or DNP nursing degree program.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Wade & Helen Sue Ward Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Political Science (Major)||Law (Major)||Nursing (Major)||Medicine (Major)||Physical Therapy (Major)||School Administration (Major)||Biology (Major)||Teaching (Major)
  • School (K-12): High School||Holly Grove Christian School, Westover, MD (High School)||Washington, MD (County)||Crisfield, MD (City)
  • School (College): Two-year (Type)||Four-year (Type)||Accredited College||Accredited University||Accredited Technical School||accredited Trade School||Accredited Business School
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The Wade & Helen Sue Ward Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior from Crisfield High School, Holly Grove Christian School, or Washington High School.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
  • Career: Nursing/Registered Nurse (Industry)
  • Age / Grade Level: Graduate Level
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This scholarship was established to benefit students seeking further education in the field of Nursing or pursuing a license as a Registered Nurse under applicable state law.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details ONS Foundation Bachelor's Scholarships Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation
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  • 3,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
  • Age / Grade Level: College senior
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The ONS Foundation Bachelor's Scholarships is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in nursing. Applicants must be in his final year of baccalaureate degree
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Jul-31-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
  • Age / Grade Level: Undergraduate student
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The Nursing Program Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student enrolling or enrolled in a nursing program.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Pearl Moore Career Development Awards Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Jun-15-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
  • Career: Master of Science in Nursing
  • Age / Grade Level: Professional
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This award was established in honor of Pearl Moore, first CEO for ONS. The award aims to provide financial assistance to staff nurses to attend a continuing education program and further their professional goals. Funds are not for tuition in an academic program or to attend the ONS Congress.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details M. J. Nelson Science Scholarship Phelps County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Engineering (Major)||Technology (Major)||Nursing (Major)||Agriculture (Major)||Medicine (Major)||Teaching (Major)||Home Making (Major)
  • School (K-12): High School||Loomis, NE (City)||Holdrege, NE (City)
  • Residence: Holdrege School District #44
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The M.J. Nelson Science Scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Holdrege or Loomis High School. Applicants must be planning to enroll at any college, technical or trade school that reside in Holdrege School District #44 boundaries.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Nursing (Major)||Medicine (Major)||Special Education (Major)||Counseling (Major)||Psychology (Major)
  • School (K-12): San Dieguito Union High School District
  • School (College): University (Type)||Two-year (Type)||Four-year (Type)||College (Type)
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The Jackie Harrigan Haase Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduating senior at San Dieguito Union High School District. Applicants must be pursuing major in nursing, the medical field, counseling, psychology or special education
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Lucille Runkel Nursing Scholarship Fund Crawford Heritage Community Foundation
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  • 350
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
  • Residence: Crawford, PA (County)||Mercer, PA (County)
  • School (College): Two-year (Type)||Four-year (Type)||Accredited College or University
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This scholarship was established in honor of Mary Lucille (Lucille) Runkel, a Registered Nurse in Greenville, Meadville, Kittaning, Mercer and Cochranton, Pennsylvania as well as at the Polk State School. She was loved caring for people, gentle, friendly, ambitious and determined. The program benefits students who are residents of Crawford County or Mercer County, Pennsylvania who wants to become a Registered Nurse. Applicants must be planning to enroll at an accredited two-year community college or four-year college/university in a program leading to an associate degree in nursing or bachelor of science in nursing.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • May-15-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Nursing (Major)||Respiratory Therapy (Major)
  • School (College): US Accredited College or University||Nursing School (Area of Study)||Accredited School of Nursing||Accredited Respiratory Therapist Program
  • Age / Grade Level: Undergraduate student||High school graduate||College Student
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The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship Fund is a $3,000 grant given to students pursuing nursing or respiratory therapist program. The program aims to help students in helping our special children through the scholars.The funds may be used for books and lab fees as well as tuition.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Knetzer-Urwin Family Scholarship Wayne County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Nursing (Major)||Medicine (Major)||Health Services (Major)
  • School (K-12): Dalton High School, Dalton, OH (High School)||High School
  • Residence: Wayne, OH (County)
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The Knetzer-Urwin Family Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors of any Wayne County high school. Applicants must be pursuing major in medical, nursing, or health services professions.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 12 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Nursing (Major)
  • School (K-12): Public (Type)
  • Residence: Ventura, CA (County)
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Founded by James C. Basile, this scholarship provides assistance to students with academic potential who are graduating or have graduated from public or private high schools in Ventura County and are pursuing a career as a registered nurse.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,250
  • 2 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Education (Major)||Nursing (Major)||Electronics (Major)||Mechanics (Major)||Social Services (Major)||Teaching (Major)
  • Residence: Holdrege School Dist. #44, Holdrege, NE (School District)||Funk School Dist. #74, Funk, NE (School District)||Axtell School District #501, Axtell, NE (School District)
  • School (College): Trade School||Technical School (Type)||Trade School (Type)
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors who reside within Holdrege School Dist. #44, Funk School Dist. #74 OR Axtell School District #501 boundaries. Applicants must have active involvement in extracurricular activities and community service, or demonstrated commitment and responsibility through work experience.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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