Delaware Nursing Incentive Program
Mar 15 all-day

Eligibility requirements:

  • Legal residents of Delaware.
  • U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.
  • Full-time students enrolled in an accredited program leading to certification as an RN or LPN.
  • High school seniors must rank in upper half of class with at least a 2.5 cumulative, unweighted GPA.
  • Undergraduates must have at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA.
  • Current state employees do not have to be Delaware residents and may be considered for prorated awards if enrolled part-time.
  • RNs with five or more years of state service may enroll in a BSN program on a full- or part-time basis.


  • Loan not to exceed cost of tuition, mandatory fees, and other direct educational expenses.
  • Renewable for up to three additional years with a cumulative 2.75 GPA.
  • Loan forgiveness provision at a rate of one year of employment at a state-owned hospital or clinic for one year of loan:
    • Governor Bacon Health Center
    • Emily P. Bissell Hospital
    • Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill
    • Delaware Psychiatric Center
    • Delaware Veterans Home
    • Stockley Center


  • The priority deadline to receive all application materials is 4:30 p.m. on March 19, 2015.
  • Applicants who apply after the priority deadline will be considered to the extent that funding is available.


To apply:

  • You can apply online by completing the application on the Delaware Higher Education Office’s secure Student Account Access site. First-time users must establish an account and provide a valid email and mailing address before proceeding to the application.
  • Incomplete applications cannot be processed. You must provide all of the required information:
  1. Completed application, including activities.
  2. Essay of no less than 1,000 and no more than 1,200 words, excluding headings and footnotes. Word count will be verified.
  3. If you are a high school senior, or have less than 12 college credits, your High School Academic Record Report and Transcript Request and your high school transcript must be submitted directly from your high school to the Delaware Higher Education Office. Students are responsible for ensuring that their school provides these forms by the deadline.
  4. If you have 12 or more college credits, your College Grade Release Form must be submitted directly from your college to the Delaware Higher Education Office. Students are responsible for ensuring that their school provides this form by the deadline.
2015 Thriving Care Givers Scholarship
Mar 31 all-day Thriving Care Givers Scholarship

If you have ever had a loved one that needs caring, if you have ever cared for a loved one, or if you have ever been a part of the caregiving process you know exactly how important these professionals are to each and everyone of our families.

Part of our mission here at is to help to cultivate and develop the care givers of the future. We do this by collecting and putting together the CNA Thrive, Thriving Care Givers Scholarship. This award is given out each year to as many candidates as we can afford to sponsor. The scholarship is given to candidates who are working to become caregivers but do not have the financial means to attend an educating institution.

Candidates are chosen based upon the following criteria:

  • Current education
  • Must be applying or attending a Nursing, LPN, or CNA Program
  • Creativity and effort put into their application project


Candidates who are awarded this scholarship will receive up to $600-$1500.   Upon completion of the course the candidate  will be asked to come back to to share their experience and stories.

Applications for the scholarship go out November 1st however it is important that you sign up to receive your application below.   The deadline for all applicants will be March 31st.

The scholarships are awarded once per year on June 30th, when we celebrate our National Caregiver Day.
If you would like to donate to the Thriving Care Givers Scholarship, please donate here:

Charlotte McGuire Education Scholarship Program – Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Students Award
Apr 15 all-day

The Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program (CMGSP) was established in 1986 through a gracious gift to the American Holistic Nurses Association. Since 1987, AHNA nurses in pursuit of their professional education have been assisted by this program. These  awards celebrate the commitment of nurses to a holistic path, and are presented at AHNA’s annual conference held each year in June. Since 1997, more than $30,000 has been awarded.

Named in honor of the founder of AHNA, the Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program is made possible through the generous tax deductible donations of AHNA members, friends and benefactors. The purpose of this awards is to recognize and celebrate nurses in an undergraduate or graduate academic setting dedicated to a practice of holistic nursing.

Annually, the CMGSP offers academic scholarships to nurses in undergraduate nursing programs, graduate nursing programs, and other graduate programs related to holistic nursing.

Application Criteria

Charlotte McGuire Education Scholarship Program – Undergraduate nursing Students Award are available to nurses who:

  • Current R.N. Licensure
  • Current active member of AHNA for a minimum of six (6) months
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate academic setting dedicated to a practice of holistic nursing
  • Ability to incorporate self-care into personal and professional life
  • A demonstrated commitment to holistic nursing practice and its philosophical base​

Charlotte McGuire Education Scholarship Program – Graduate nursing Students Award are available to nurses who:

  • Current R.N. Licensure
  • Current active member of AHNA for a minimum of one (1) year
  • Enrolled in a graduate academic setting dedicated to a practice of holistic nursing
  • Ability to incorporate self-care into personal and professional life
  • A demonstrated commitment to holistic nursing practice and its philosophical base
  • Proven commitment to advancing Holistic Nursing using Leadership Skills

Application Procedures

Application packets may be downloaded or are available throughout the year from AHNA National Office. Completed applications must be returned by

April 15

of the year for which the scholarship is awarded. Applications received after April 15 will not be considered. No materials will be returned to the applicant. The application includes:

  • Personal Data
  • Educational and Employment History
  • Description of personal philosophy and activities
  • Official transcript
  • Application Form
  • Two sponsorship letters (one must be written by an AHNA member)

Selection Process

All applications are reviewed by members of the Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program Committee. The committee is composed of active AHNA members, one of whom is a chair appointed by the Board of Directors. Selection criteria have been approved by the Board of Directors. Scholarship recipients will be notified each year in May. All recipients are encouraged to attend the national AHNA conference to receive awards.

Amount of Scholarships

The Scholarship Program is supported by donations from AHNA members, friends and benefactors. Final determination is made by the Board of Directors.

For Questions Contact:
Peggy Burkhardt
AHNA President Elect
(304) 673-7215

Submit Applications to:
AHNA Office Manager
100 SE 9th Street, Suite 3A
Topeka, KS  66612-1213
(785) 234 – 1713 (fax)

NAHN Nursing Scholarships
Apr 15 all-day
NAHN Nursing Scholarships

Scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in accredited LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs.

Selection of recipients is based on need, current academic standing, whether they are a United States citizen or legal resident of the United States and other criteria listed below.

Scholarship recipients are a select group of Hispanic nursing students who demonstrate promise of professional contributions to the nursing profession and who have the potential to act as role models for other aspiring nursing students.

The number of scholarships offered each year is dependent upon the amount in the scholarship fund.

Scholarships will be presented at the 2015 NAHN Annual Conference.

What is the Selection Criteria?

Criteria for the Scholarship Awards include:

  • NAHN scholarship application form completed by the student and submitted by the deadline date.
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation from two faculty members outlining the applicant’s future professional contribution to the nursing profession and potential to act as a role model for other aspiring nursing students.
  • An essay, 500 words or less (using Times New Roman – 12 font), written by the student that reflects their life growing up (must include who raised them and what type of work they did), qualifications, and  potential for leadership in nursing
  • A resume, which includes earned certificates, awards, community service and special honors.
  • Provide one page essay that includes: a discussion of economic needs; delineates monthly income and expenses; estimates of educational expenses, including any other financial aid for the year requested. Include also a copy of most recent W-2 form.
  • An official transcript from applicant’s college, university, or Nursing Program.
  • Please do not staple all these documents.
  • Academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred).
  • Verification of membership status in NAHN (must be a NAHN member for at least six months).
  • NAHN members can reapply for scholarships if attaining a higher degree.
  • No acting National Board Members or Awards & Scholarships Committee members are eligible for scholarships
Lambda Pi Alpha Sorority Scholarship
Apr 30 all-day

Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to $2,000 for undergraduate nursing students who are entering their senior year of nursing school. Deadline is April 30th of each year. Visit website for latest information.

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship
May 1 all-day

The Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship requires an obligation to practice as a LPN or RN in Kansas and work for a sponsor.  A sponsor means any adult care home, psychiatric hospital, medical care facility, home health agency, local health department or any state agency, which employs LPNs or RNs, licensed by the State of Kansas.  The sponsor will provide partial scholarship funding and provide employment upon licensure of the recipient.  Recipients must sign an agreements to practice nursing for a sponsor one year for each year of scholarship support. Priority Deadline: May 1.

Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship Program
May 1 all-day

Minority Nurse has teamed up with NCEMNA to co-sponsor an annual scholarship to help outstanding nurses from underrepresented groups complete their studies toward a Bachelor or Master of Science in Nursing. To date, we have awarded scholarships to more than 40 students, honoring their commitment to the profession, academic excellence, and community service.

We are currently accepting applications for our 16th annual scholarship competition, consisting of two $1,000 awards and one $3,000 award. Scholarships will be paid in summer 2015 for the fall 2015 academic term.

Who is Eligible

To apply for this scholarship, students must meet all four of the following criteria:

  • Be a minority in the nursing profession
  • Be enrolled (as of September 2015) in either the third or fourth year of an accredited BSN program in the United States OR an accelerated program leading to a BSN degree (such as RN-to-BSN or BA-to-BSN) OR an accelerated master’s entry program in nursing for students with bachelor’s degrees in fields other than nursing (such as BA-to-MSN). Graduate students who already have a bachelor’s degree in nursing are not eligible.
  • Have a 3.0 GPA or better (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

How to Apply

Complete and return this form along with all three of the following documents:

  • Transcript or other proof of GPA
  • Letter of recommendation from a faculty member outlining academic achievement
  • A brief (250-word) written statement summarizing your academic and personal accomplishments, community service, and goals for your future nursing career

Important: An English translation must be provided for any documentation that is not in English.

The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship Fund
May 15 all-day

The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship was established to assist registered nurses with advanced preparation for positions in supervision, administration or teaching. Students must have employment prospects in specific positions in hospitals, clinics or health departments upon completion of their education, and the position must have a full-time and direct relationship to pediatric lung and respiratory control.

Aid offered

Scholarship awards are $5,000 each.


Applicants must have a current registered nurse license.

To learn more, click here.


Deadline for application is May 15, and recipients are announced July 1.

For more information:

NAANA Scholarships
May 30 all-day

NAANA is pleased to announce its annual scholarships, awarded to the most meritorious applicants who are engaged in studying nursing at the Associate Degree, Bachelor degree, Master’s degree or RN-BSN levels. Annually, awards are made, $500 to $1000 each, depending on the funds available in a given year for scholarships. The awards may be applied toward tuition and/or books in a given academic year.

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited nursing program at the time of application, and should be pursuing a nursing program during the year for which the award is made. In order to be eligible, applicants must be of Arab heritage, citizens or permanent residents of the United States, and must reside within the US or its territories; further, applicants must be members of NAANA.

Nursing Education Loan Scholarship Program (NELS)
May 31 all-day

Provides scholarships for nursing students pursuing BSN, RN-to-BSN, MSN or PhD degrees. Must be a Mississippi resident attending a Mississippi school and agree to work as a nurse in Mississippi upon graduation. Also offers a Nursing Teacher Stipend Program for graduate students who agree to teach at an accredited nursing school in Mississippi.