SGNA RN Education – General Nursing Scholarships

These scholarships are provided annually to pay educational expenses of full-time students working toward licensure as registered nurses by the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates.

  • Amount of Award: $2,500
  • Number of Awards: 1 or more annually
  • Duration of Award: 1 year
  • Application Deadline: July of each year

Contact Information:

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.
Attn: Awards Committee
401 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-4267
Phone: (312) 321-5165; (800) 245-SGNA
Fax: (312) 527-6658
You may find an application and instructions at http://www.sgna.org/AboutUs/AwardsandScholarships.aspx.
Other nursing scholarship by SGNA: RN Advancing Education Scholarship, Novice Nurse/Associate Scholarship and more.

Scholarship of the United Daughters of the Confederacy

The UDC provides scholarships for nursing education to lineal descendants of Confederate veterans.

  • Amount of Award: Varies
  • Number of Awards: 1 per year
  • Duration of Award: 1 year
  • Application Deadline: March of each year

Application must be made through local chapter;
instructions may be found on the website.
Contact Information:
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Attn: Education Director
328 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220-4057
Phone: (804) 355-1636
Fax: (804)353-1396
Email: hdqudc@rcn.com
For additional information and application instructions, visit the UDC website at http://www.hqudc.org/scholarships/scholarships.html.

Miriam Fay Furlong Grant

Applicants for this nursing scholarship must be members in good standing of the Alpha Tau Delta Professional Fraternity for Nurses.

  • Amount of Award: $1,000
  • Number of Awards: 1 to 6 per year
  • Duration of Award: 1 per year
  • Application Deadline: April 15 annually

Contact Information:

Alpha Tau Delta
1904 Poinsettia Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Email: info@atdnursing.org
(310) 545-8831
Lynn Zeman
Vice President
bilynzeman@yahoo.com
For additional information regarding this grant, visit the website http://www.atdnursing.org.

HOSA Scholarships

A long list of sponsors provide scholarships to members of the Health Occupations Students of America each year to fund their pursuit of healthcare careers, especially in nursing.

  • Amount of Award: $1,000 to $7,000
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Duration of Award: 1 year
  • Application Deadline: April of each year

Contact Information:

Contact your HOSA Coordinator at your school for complete application details, forms and instructions.  They will help you with the application process.
Additional information can be obtained from:
Health Occupations Students of America
6021 Morriss Road, Suite 111
Flower Mound, TX 75025
Phone: (800) 321-HOSA
Fax: (972) 874-0063
Email: INFO@HOSA.ORG
The website is http://www.hosa.org/member/scholar/html.

Barry & Julia Smith Family Nurse Scholarship Program

This scholarship is given to nursing students who are at least 25 years of age and interested in a career in hospice or end of life care nursing.  They must be current full-time students in their junior year of nursing study.

  • Amount of Award: $1,000
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Duration of Award: 1 year
  • Application Deadline: May of each year

Contact Information:

Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
P.O. Box 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Phone: (507) 931-1682
http://scholarships-for-nursing.blogspot.com/2011/04/barry-and-julia-smith-family-nurse.html

Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Scholarships

Provides financial assistance to undergraduate or graduate students who are planning to attend institutions of higher learning in the areas of nursing (B.S.N.), Presbyterian ministry or engineering. Open to U.S. Citizens.

  • Amount of Award: Varies
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Duration of Award: 1 year
  • Application Deadline: March of each year

Contact Information:

Harold B. & Dorothy A. Synder Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 671
Moorestown, NJ 08057-0671
Phone: (856) 273-9745

American Quarter Horse Foundation Education or Nursing Scholarship

This association provides scholarships to college bound high school students who have been AQHA/AQHYA members for at least one year and who are pursuing a degree in either nursing or education.

  • Amount of Award: $10,000
  • Number of Awards: 1 per year
  • Duration of Award: Up to 4 years
  • Deadline: January of each year

Contact Information:

American Quarter Horse Foundation
Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
2601 I-40 East
Amarillo, TX 79104
Phone: (806) 378-5034
Fax: (806) 376-105
Email: foundation@aqha.org
The association’s website is http://www.aqha.com/.

The Bernice McNamara Memorial Scholarship Award:  The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

This scholarship is presented to students who have lost a parent or guardian to cancer or have a parent or guardian with cancer, and are seeking higher education in the field of nursing.  It is named for a caring mother of seven children who was an RN and who spent her lifetime dedicated to helping others. 

  • Amount of Award: $2,500 over two semesters
  • Number of Awards: 1 per year
  • Duration of Award: 1 year
  • Deadline: March 30, 2012; 5:00 PM EST

Contact Information:

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Attn: Scholarship Committee
921 East Fort Avenue
Suite 325
Baltimore, MD  21230
Complete information may be found at http://www.ulmanfund.org/scholarship.aspx.

Foundation Education Scholarship

These scholarships are provided to support and recognize members of the Infusion Nursing Society in recognition of their commitment to continuing education.  Evidence of acceptance into a collegiate program is required.

  • Amount of Award: $1,000
  • Number of Awards: Up to 2 per year
  • Duration of Award: 1 time award

Contact Information:

INS Membership Services
(800) 694-0298
Complete information may be found in the 2012 brochure located on the website at http://www.ins1.org/files/public/GF_2012_WEB.pdf.

Mary Opal Wolanin Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarships

The National Gerontological Nurses Association provides these scholarships to nurses who have committed to work in geriatric/gerontology settings upon graduation.

  • Amount of Awards: $500 in each category
  • Number of Awards: 1 graduate and 1 undergraduate
  • Duration of Award: 1 year
  • Application Deadline: No later than June 1

Return Completed Nomination Package to:
NGNA – Mary Opal Wolanin Scholarship
3493 Lansdowne Drive, Suite 2
Lexington, KY 40517
Contact Information:
National Gerontological Nurses Association
(800) 723-0560
Fax: (859) 271-0607
info@ngna.org
Full information and application details may be found on the NGNA website:
http://www.ngna.org/resources/awards-a-scholarships/74-mary-opal-wolanin-scholarship.html.