School of Nursing and Health Studies

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Funding Your Education

There are many options for funding your education which may include both federal and state Financial Aid and scholarships. 

New Scholarship Announced
  • The School's Montana Gray Scholarship will be offering another scholarship for Winter 2019! Application deadlines to be announced fall quarter 2018
Conference Scholarship
  • The Justin Micalizzi Memorial IHI Scholarship covers registration fees for all four days of the National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care (a $2,450 value). The scholarship will also provide up to four nights complimentary hotel accommodation at one of the National Forum hotels (a $1,000 value), and reimbursement for travel expenditures up to $500. Please submit the scholarship application no later than September 15, 2018. Those awarded with this scholarship will be notified by October 10, 2018. Click here for more information and ‚Äčto apply. http://www.ihi.org/education/Conferences/National-Forum-2018/Pages/enrollment.aspx

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Most scholarships are merit-based while some may require evidence of financial need, community service, or affiliation with certain groups or programs of study according to their decision-making criteria.

Be sure to read the application requirements carefully. 

  • UWB General Scholarship; offered twice per year and allows you to apply to multiple scholarships with one application.
  • Nursing! AACN Scholarships Search Engine and lists of a variety of undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for nursing students http://www.aacnnursing.org/Students/Financial-Aid 

Federal Student Aid and the US Department of Education

By applying for Financial Aid, you will be considered for various grants and educational loans! Be sure to visit the UW Bothell Financial Aid and Scholarship site.

The US Department of Education offers other opportunities to finance your education. 

Loan Repayment Programs

  • The Health Professional Loan Repayment program was created to attract and retain licensed health professionals to serve in critical shortage areas in Washington state. The program provides educational loan repayment assistance to licensed primary care health professionals.