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The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator, students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program, and those enrolled in an accelerated nursing program. Nursing Scholarship Deadlines: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31.

Please note that all applicants must already be enrolled (not just accepted) at an AACN member institution. To check if your school is a member, see AACN Members.

This $5,000 scholarship is offered twice a year to aspiring medical professionals in their quest to help people overcome their medical issues. Being in a medical field takes a lot of time, dedication, and education, which can come at a large cost, and BodyLogicMD would like to help relieve that stress by providing students with this scholarship opportunity to achieve their goals.

CastleBranch-GNSA-Scholarship (Provided by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing)

This scholarship recognizes the outstanding work of graduate nursing students who are advancing the nursing profession through a commitment to innovation, leadership, and/or mentoring. Award: $2,500 each semester.

March of Dimes Dr. Margaret C. Freda Graduate Nursing Scholarship

This award is intended to recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies. The March of Dimes offers several $4,000 scholarships annually to registered nurses enrolled in a graduate program of maternal-child nursing.

If you feel you have found your calling in terms of becoming a nurse, you must be ready and prepared to go through quite a lot of education. However, studying isn’t cheap and many people worry that they will never be able to afford their full degree, or even MSN Degrees. If you are ready to begin on your journey towards becoming a nurse, the first step you will have to take if you truly wish to change the lives of others for the better is to take a look at the scholarships that are available to you. It is important to understand that these are the 10 best national scholarships. There are many others available, some designed specifically for certain states. Hence, do take some time to do your research into what is available to you.

While numerous initiatives have helped increase the numbers of women in traditionally male professions, men have not been encouraged to pursue caregiving careers like nursing. With a critical nationwide nursing shortage occurring in the U.S., male nurses can help fill the gap. To this end, we’ve compiled a list of nursing scholarships open to men. Women can also apply to many on the list, but some extend only to men.

The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF) seeks funding to support NP graduate students as well as NP clinicians through scholarship and award programs for research, advances in clinical practice, and patient education. Encouraging research and innovation in NP practice, in addition to helping NP graduate students attain their degrees, are key focal points of the NPHF.

Minority Scholarships

College Scholarships for Black Students

Undergraduate and Graduate Financial Aid, Resources and Support

American Indian Graduate Center offers a variety of funding opportunities for graduate students including MA, MS, PhD, STEM, Medical, Law, MBA, and other professional degrees.

Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association® is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the Black community. The NBMBAA® Graduate Scholarship Program awards tuition assistance to students who demonstrate academic excellence, exceptional leadership potential, and are actively involved in their local communities through service to others.

NAHN are awarded annually to active NAHN members enrolled in accredited LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs. 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.

More and more women all over the world are seeking graduate degrees to enter into professional careers. When coupled with life's challenges, such as balancing work and family, furthering a career in a struggling economy or entering into professions traditionally dominated by men, finding a way to pay for these added years of schooling can be difficult. Fortunately there are a number of organizations and corporate foundations that provide grants and scholarships aimed directly at women.

Graduate Scholarships for Women

Other Sites for Searching for Scholarships

AC Online not only provides the rankings for the most affordable colleges online, but also has a College Learning and Resource Center that provides valuable resources on campus life, college scholarships, college success guide for veterans, information for coping with various handicaps as a college student, international student resources, etc.

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Great College Deals has created a comprehensive list of 50 great scholarships for master's degrees to make reaching your full professional potential easier.

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Go straight to the scholarships that interest you and begin the application process. Every scholarship in our database is easy and simple to view, just by clicking. Narrow your search through our site to quickly find the opportunities you want. Please note that the selections become more unique as you search further, and the selections are located at the top of the left menu for easy browsing.

College Scholarships for Graduate Students

GoGrad scholarship guides that offer a variety of general scholarship information including hundreds of scholarships, fellowships, grants, key information to include when to apply for funding, and a variety of resources for women, military veterans, MBA students, and others.

At Grad School Hub you will find 50 great scholarships for online graduate students. Some of these scholarships can only be used for certain universities, while others are aimed at specific populations.

Phi Kappa Phi awards nearly $1 million each year to students, Phi Kappa Phi members, chapters and institutions. Graduate students may be eligible for four of the Society's award programs:

  • Dissertation Fellowships support members in the dissertation writing stage of doctoral study.
  • Fellowships are available for members entering the first year of graduate or professional study.
  • Literacy Grants are available for members and chapters championing literacy initiatives.
  • Love of Learning Awards help fund post-baccalaureate professional development for members.

The Laura Bassi Scholarship was established by Editing Press in 2018 with the aim of providing editorial assistance to postgraduates and junior academics whose research focuses on neglected topics of study, broadly construed, within their disciplines. The scholarships are open to every discipline and are awarded three time per year: December, April, and August. The value of the scholarships are remitted through editorial assistance as follows: Doctoral candidates: $2,500; Master's candidates: $750. All currently enrolled master's and doctoral candidates are eligible to apply, as are academics in the first five years of their employment.

Nitro College's interactive scholarship search tool allows you to sort through over 150 scholarship opportunities for graduate students based on your field of study, desired award amount, and financial situation.

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