General Nursing Scholarships

General nursing scholarships provide a great avenue to pay for additional education. Careers in the health-care field are growing across the nation. There is a great current and future demand for nurses within all specialties. Due to medical advancement people are living a longer better quality of life. There will be open jobs in clinics, hospitals, and within private practices. Here are some reasons to consider applying for general nursing scholarships.

Many students complete their education and realize they are in a great deal of debt. Some debt may have to be incurred if there is not enough money set aside for college. Scholarships can help to pay for different types of fees incurred for education.

General nursing scholarships help students within a number of different nursing specialties. Many extra costs for books, uniforms, and living expenses tend to overwhelm students that have great financial need.

Towards the end of the nursing education hands on training may occur. A general nursing scholarship can help to pay for all of the costs associated with preceptor ship. During the preceptor ship working in the hospital certain equipment and uniforms are mandatory.

Working in an outside full time job and keeping up with coursework is challenging. In some instances excess scholarship funds can be used to pay for housing, food costs, and living expenses. Taking the time to apply for scholarships can have a great impact on how comfortable finances are during and after school. Having basic expenses paid for helps to concentrate on coursework without being stressed out.

Multiple scholarships can be applied for continuously throughout school. The monetary denominations may vary. Some scholarships may renew each quarter if a specific grade point average is maintained. Other scholarships are a one time form of help. Receiving multiple scholarship awards each semester can help remove the need for having to take up additional jobs or additional student loans.

Apply for general nursing scholarships of all types and amounts. Students that are diligent in completing these applications regularly have a greater chance of incurring less student loan debt. Consider these benefits of general nursing scholarships and apply today.

Thousands of nursing scholarships and grants, ranging from local community-based grants to college nursing scholarships and federal nursing grants, are available to nursing students.  Below i have listed some nursing scholarship and grants.  Bookmark this site for easy reference !

SGNA RN GENERAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Provide scholarship to full-time students working toward licensure as a registered nurse.
Amount of Award: $2,500
Application Deadline: July of each year
Number of Awards: 1 or more
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.
Attn: Awards Committee
401 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-4267
Phone: (312) 321-5165; (800) 245-SGNA
Fax: (312) 527-6658
http://www.sgna.org/Education/scholarships.cfm
Other nursing scholarship by SGNA: RN Advancing Education Scholarship, Novice Nurse/Associate Scholarship and more.

SCHOLARSHIPS OF THE UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY
Provide scholarship for nursing education to lineal descendants of Confederate veterans.
Amount of Award: Varies
Application Deadline: March of each year.
Number of Awards: 1/year
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Attn: Education Director
328 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220-4057
Phone: (804) 355-1636
Fax: (804)353-1396
Email: hdqudc@rcn.com
http://www.hqudc.org/scholarships/scholarships.html

MIRIAM FAY FURLONG GRANT
Provide nursing scholarships to junior or senior undergraduate students who are members of Alpha Tau Delta.
Amount of Award: $100-$1,000
Application Deadline: April of each year.
Number of Awards: 1/year
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Alpha Tau Delta
11252 Camarillo Street
Toluca Lake, CA 91602
Email: info@atdnursing.org
http://www.atdnursing.org/awards.htm

MIDWEST ALLIANCE FOR NURSING INFORMATICS SCHOLARSHIP
Provide scholarship to student members of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) who are working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in health care informatics or nursing.
Amount of Award: $2,500
Application Deadline: October of each year.
Number of Awards: 1/year
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Healthcare Information and Management systems Society
Attn: HIMSS Foundation Scholarship Program Coordinator
230 East Ohio Street, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60611-3269
Phone: (312) 664-4467
Fax: (312) 664-6143
http://www.himss.org/ASP/ScholarshipsHome.asp

HOSA SCHOLARSHIPS
Provide scholarship for to members of the Health Occupations Students of America.
Amount of Award: $1,000-$7,000
Application Deadline: April of each year.
Number of Awards: Varies
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Health Occupations Students of America
6021 Morriss Road, Suite 111
Flower Mound, TX 75025
Phone: (800) 321-HOSA
Fax: (972) 874-0063
Emial: INFO@HOSA.ORG
http://www.hosa.org/member/scholar.html

BARRY AND JULIA SMITH FAMILY NURSE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Provides scholarship to nursing students. Students must be at least 25 years old interested in a career in hospice or end of life care nursing and current college juniors enrolled in a full-time.
Amount of Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: May of each year.
Number of Awards: Varies
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
P.O. Box 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Phone: (507) 931-1682
http://www.vistacare.com/giving/foundation/scholarships.php

HAROLD B. & DOROTHY A. SNYDER SCHOLARSHIPS
Harold B. & Dorothy A. Synder Scholarship Fund

Provides financial assistance to undergraduate/graduate students who are planning to attend institutions of higher learning in the areas of nursing (B.S.N.), Presbyterian ministry or engineering. Open to U.S. Citizens.
Amount of Award: Varies
Application Deadline: March of each year.
Number of Awards: Varies
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Harold B. & Dorothy A. Synder Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 671
Moorestown, NJ 08057-0671
Phone: (856) 273-9745

AQHF EDUCATION OR NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
American Quarter Horse Foundation Scholarships
Provide scholarship for college/high school students who are AQHA/AQHYA member for at least one year pursuing a degree in either education or nursing.
Amount of Award: $10,000
Number of Awards: 1/year
Duration of Award: up to 4 years
Deadline: January of each year
Contact Information:
Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
2601 I-40 East
Amarillo, TX 79104
Phone: (806) 378-5034
Fax: (806) 376-105
Email: lowens@aqha.org
http://www.aqha.com/foundation/scholarships/wanttoapply.html

BARBARA PALO FOSTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Provides scholarship to students who have lost a parent/guardian to cancer or have a parent/guardian with cancer, and are seeking higher education in the field of nursing.
Amount of Award: $1,000
Number of Awards: 1/year
Duration of Award: 1 year
Deadline: March of each year
Contact Information:
Attn: Esther Ehrmann (Scholarship Committee Coordinator)
4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, #505 A
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Phone: (410)964-0202
http://www.ulmanfund.org/Default.aspx?tabid=328

GARDNER FOUNDATION INS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Provide scholarships to members of the Infusion Nursing Society who are interest in continuing education.
Amount of Award: $1,000
Number of Awards: 2/year
Duration of Award: 1 time award
Contact Information:
Attn: Christopher Hun
Phone: (718) 440-9408 x 317
Infusion Nursing Society
315 Norwood Park South
Norwood, MA 02062
Email: Chris.Hunt@ins1.org
http://www.ins1.org/gardner/scholarship_ins_edu.html

MARY OPAL WOLANIN UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
Provides scholarship to member of the National Gerontological Nurses Association (NGNA)
Amount of Award: $1,500
Application Deadline: July of each year
Duration of Award: 1 year
Number of Awards: Varies
Contact Information:
National Gerontological Nurses Association
7794 Grow Drive
Pensacola, FL 32514
Phone: (850) 473-1174 Fax: (850) 484-8762
http://www.ngna.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=48&Itemid=72

You can find the full list of  scholarships available throughout all states in America. Check out state nurse scholarships.

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  1. I had been researching this just before my afternoon class and stumbled on your site. Precisely what I am interested in. Excellent info and timely. Thank you so much 🙂

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