Opportunities for Nursing Students 

Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
After College-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration  given to students with  goals of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program 
Amount: $2,500 
Deadline: Varies; Sept, Dec, March, June 
 
Undergraduate and Graduate Students  
General scholarship application for UWB students, awarded based on financial need and merit. 
Amount: $750.$3,500 
Deadline: Nov, April
 
Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
Various scholarships available  for occupational nurses  
Scholarships to attend National Professional Conference  
Amount: $1,500-$2,500 
Deadline: January 
 
Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
Applicants must  be currently enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing with financial need 
Funds are not available for graduate study unless it is for a first degree in nursing 
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents 
Amount: $1,000-$5,000 
Deadline: January 
 
Undergraduate Students 
Scholarships to students preparing for a career as registered nurses in Washington state. Undergraduate and graduate applicants must be enrolled/ admitted in an approved program leading to an associate or baccalaureate nursing degree  
Amount: $1,000 (Minimum) 
Deadline: February 
 
Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
Cherokee Uniforms offers up to 10 scholarships annually for nursing students 
Amount: $2,000 
Deadline: March 
 
Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
Applicants must be of African-American heritage and Washington state residents 
Applicant must be enrolled in the School of Nursing. Minimum 2.5 GPA.  
Amount: Varies 
Deadline: March 
 
Gallagher Student Health Careers Scholarship Program                                                                                       Undergraduate Students
Scholarship opportunity for undergraduate student at an accredited institution pursuing health related career. Demonstrate financial need. Minimum 3.0 GPA  
Amount: $5,000 
Deadline: May 
 
Graduate Students 
The Johnson & Johnson/AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars program provides financial support to graduate nursing students from minority backgrounds 
Applicants agree to teach in a school of nursing after graduation. Students must be enrolled full-time; preference is given to students in doctoral programs.  
Amount: $18,000 
Deadline: May 
 
Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
Various need based scholarships available for Hispanic students  
Students must be NAHN members currently enrolled in a baccalaureate or graduate nursing program with at least 3.0 GPA 
Must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents  
Amount: Varies 
Deadline: May, March 
 
Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program--funding in exchange for 2 years of service in a critical shortage facility exchange after graduation, may pay  for full cost of college education. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents  
Priority given to applicants with the greatest financial need 
Amount: Full tuition/fees and stipend  
Deadline: May 
 
Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
Twelve scholarships awarded. Be currently enrolled in nursing program as described in the categories above.Maintain a minimum an average 3.0 GPA. Maintain a permanent address in King County or be enrolled in a nursing program located in King County 
Amount: $2,500 
Deadline: Varies 
 
Undergraduate and Graduate Students  
Honor society for nursing students  
Offers multiple scholarships                                   
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies 

Additional Resources: 

Scholarship database for nursing scholarships. 
 
Scholarship database for nursing scholarships that allows students to search scholarships by state, undergraduate/graduate, GPA requirements, gender and ethnicity. 
 
Grants up to $20,000 to women in financial need over the age of 18 who are U.S citizens, permanent residents or refugees.  
 
Offers Child Care Grants and accompanying education grants to families with at least one parent in school full time. Each family receives a $300 grant and up to $1,300 per child for child care. Applicants must be U.S citizens or permanent residents and must maintain a 2.0 GPA each quarter.  
 
Central location where students at the UW School of Nursing can find information about outside scholarships, educational opportunities, and upcoming/available student positions. Subscribe at:  http://nursing.uw.edu/admissions/financial-support-blog.