Occupational Nursing Scholarships

Occupation Nursing Scholarships

Occupational Health Nurses (OHN)s are registered nurses who independently observe and assess the worker’s health status with respect to job tasks and hazards. Using their specialized experience and education, these registered nurses recognize and prevent health effects from hazardous exposures and treat workers’ injuries/illnesses.

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 !


Provision of scholarships is contingent on donations given. The Foundation’s focus in on providing scholarships to nurses (RNs) who are working on a bachelor’s or graduate degree to prepare for a career in occupational and environmental health.
Amount of Award: $2,500-3,000/year
Number of Awards: 1-2/year on average (availability of 5 grants per year contingent on funds)
Duration of Award: 1 year (may reapply for two additional (three total) years, see eligibility criteria on AAOHN website).
Deadline: December 1st of each year
Contact Information: don@aaohn.org
AAOHN Foundation
2920 Brandywine Road, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30341-4146
Phone: 770-455-7757 ext. 107
FAX: 770-455-7271