Grants & Scholarships
30 undergraduate/pre-licensure and graduate students will receive one year complimentary membership in the APNA and a trip to the APNA 33rd Annual Conference.
The application period is now closed. Thank you to those who applied! Notifications will be sent mid-June. The 2020 Call for Applications will open in February.
Best Nursing Degree
Awarded quarterly, this scholarship gives $2500 to entry level nursing students or nurses who are attending school to expand their practice.
Health Resources & Services Administration
Loan Repayment Program
View fact sheets and applications for current loan cycle for National Health Service Corps.
The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) awards scholarships to students pursuing eligible primary care health professions training.
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program
In this year’s cycle, special funding will be allocated to graduate programs in Behavioral and Mental Health. Application deadline March 3, 2020.
NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Rural Community Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a new program for providers working to combat the opioid epidemic in the nation’s rural communities. Application deadline July 18, 2019, 7:30 p.m. ET; NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program Application Webinar June 13, 1 – 2:30 p.m. ET.
Duke-Johnson & Johnson
Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program
This program is designed to offer Advanced Practice Nurses the opportunity to become leaders of new models of care. This one year program includes onsite leadership retreats, distance-based learning sessions, and opportunities to receive individualized executive coaching and small group mentoring. It offers innovative and integrated training in the areas of leadership, management, organizational development, business, community engagement and population health. The program is structured to provide the health care clinician a program rich in content and opportunities for professional development. Cost to program participants is very nominal due to the generous support of Johnson & Johnson.
Application Deadline: The application period for the 2019-20 program year has concluded.
NursingTrack.com offers a yearly a $1,000 Nursing School Scholarship available to any student participating in a qualified undergraduate, graduate or certificate level nursing program.
Application Deadline: August 31 (yearly)
National Institute of Nursing Research
The NINR Graduate Partnerships Program is a doctoral fellowship training program for PhD students attending a school of nursing. It provides funding and training to encourage nursing doctoral students to undertake careers in basic or clinical research. Students complete all required coursework at their academic institutions before conducting dissertation research within the Intramural Research Programs of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.
Application Deadline: December 3, 2018 - NOW CLOSED
A searchable scholarship database created specifically for nursing students. The scholarships listed are provided by nursing associations, educational institutions, foundations, for-profit/non-profit organizations, etc. They are relatively non-competitive scholarships compared to general/non-major specific scholarships.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
PCORI Funding Announcements (PFAs) are issued to support a portfolio of comparative clinical effectiveness research based on PCORI’s National Priorities for Research and Research Agenda. The organization will award $12 million for up to 14 contracts that collaborate with patients and stakeholders advance address knowledge gaps and advance the field of comparative clinical effectiveness research.
New in 2020: Suicide Prevention listed as priority area.
Key dates for Cycle 1 2020 : Letter of Intent by Tuesday, February 4, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. ET.
Full applications will be due Tuesday, May 5, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. ET.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) Expansion Grants. The purpose of this program is to increase access to and improve the quality of community mental and substance use disorder treatment services through the expansion of CCBHCs.
Application Deadline: March 10, 2020
Title VII Nursing Workforce Development Programs
The Title VIII programs bolster nursing education at all levels through scholarships and programmatic support, from entry-level preparation through graduate study, and provide support for institutions that educate nurses for practice in rural and medically underserved communities. This brochure provides information regarding nursing student demographics, monetary support levels for nursing students, Title VII funding programs by state, and a wealth of additional information.
For those planning or currently pursuing a career in nursing, the Army’s scholarship program provides benefits while in school and after graduation. In addition to paying the full cost of tuition, the program pays for required books, non-expendable equipment and most other academic fees. HPSP students receive a monthly stipend of $2,088 for 10-and-a half months of each school year which is adjusted each year to allow for cost of living increases. The remaining six weeks of the year are dedicated to hands-on training during which program participants receive officer’s pay as a first lieutenant. To learn more about the Army Nurse Corps, visit http://www.goarmy.com/amedd/nurse/index.jsp.
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