School of Nursing and Health Studies

Scholarships and Funding

Scholarships and Emergency Funding

The School of Nursing and Health Studies offers scholarships during the spring and winter quarters that reflect the values and mission of the school. In addition, emergency funding requests are available throughout the year.  The scholarships and emergency funding are primarily funded by donations and institutional resources; therefore, availability of funding varies annually.


Award Quarter 


Improving the Health of Diverse Communities
A demonstrated commitment to community
engagement and diversity
(Including the Montana Gray Memorial Scholarship)

Winter 2021


Applications open
November 2- 22, 2020
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Excellence in Education 
A merit based scholarship

Spring 2021

Applications open
January 22 - February 7, 2021




Emergency Funding Request 

Award Quarter 


Emergency Funding 
Request financial asssistance due to extenuating financial
and hardship circumstances 

Upon review 


Accepting requests year around
Request Now

Other scholarship opportunities

While not exhaustive, below is a list of scholarship resources. If you are a current student, visit your program's Canvas page for additional funding opportunities.  

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.
  • The Nurse Faculty Loan Program is for graduate students in the Master of Nursing program who plan on holding a nurse educator position in an academic or clinical setting post graduation. Up to eighty-five percent of the loan is forgiven over a four year period.

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. Additionally, the US Department of Education offers other opportunities to finance your education. 

Updated November 2020