THE 2015 ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE AVAILABLE MONDAY, AUGUST 4TH!
WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO APPLY EARLY TO AVOID DELAYS IN PROCESSING YOUR APPLICATION
Click here for important instructions on applying for the 2015 Scholarship
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
U.S. citizens and students with an Alien Registration number currently enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic doctorate, and generic master's programs. Funds are not available for graduate study unless it is for a first degree in nursing.
Graduating high school seniors are NOT eligible.
HOW MUCH MONEY IS AVAILABLE?
The NSNA Foundation awards over $345,000 annually in the general scholarship and promise of nursing programs. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,500.
Promise of Nursing Scholarships are available in selected regions of the US. Your school/college of nursing’s zip code determines eligibility for this new scholarship program which is supported by fund-raising events sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. Funds for this scholarship are supported by contributors in selected regions.
WHAT CRITERIA ARE USED FOR SELECTION?
The scholarships are based on academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in nursing student organizations and community activities related to health care. Additional criteria may be required by some sponsors.
WHEN WILL THE SCHOLARSHIPS BE AWARDED?
Scholarships are awarded in the spring of 2015 for use in summer school 2015 and the 2015 – 2016 academic year.
WHO CHOOSES THE RECIPIENTS?
A committee of faculty and students is appointed by the NSNA Foundation to select recipients.
WHEN IS THE DEADLINE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS?
Applications must be received by January 16, 2015.
ARE THERE ANY FEES INVOLVED?
The completed application must be accompanied by a $10 processing fee.
WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED WITH THE APPLICATION?
All applicants must submit a copy of their recent nursing school and college transcripts, or grade report. NSNA members must submit proof of their membership. Registered nurses in baccalaureate programs and licensed practical/vocational nurses in programs leading to registered nurse licensure must submit a copy of their license to be considered for the Career Mobility Scholarships. Complete details are on the application.