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Financial Resources for MSN Nurse Educator Students

Gonzaga University is not affiliated with the following list of organizations. This list is provided as resource to students seeking scholarship opportunities.

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) awards $1,500 per academic year to students who complete baccalaureate or graduate degree programs in nursing

American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) announces the availability of graduate fellowships for American Indian and Alaska Native students from federally recognized U.S. tribes.

American Assembly for Men in Nursing Foundation and Johnson & Johnson’s Campaign for Nursing’s Future are offering a new $1,000 scholarship program for male students pursuing professional nursing education programs.

Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC) provides two-year scholarships ($50,000 per year) and fellowships ($60,000 per year) to registered nurses committed to advancing the field of geriatric nursing through doctoral studies and research.

Cherokee Uniforms, a leading provider of medical scrubs, is accepting nominations for its 11th annual Inspired Comfort Award .  This award recognizes vital role of those providing extraordinary patient care while serving as inspiration to others. Last year’s grand prize was an all-expense-paid Caribbean cruise for two. Additional winners in each category won all-expense-paid trips to a 2013 U.S. medical conference of each winner’s choice and an annual membership to their preferred clinical association.

Council of Graduate Schools maintains a list of graduate fellowship opportunities for those entering graduate programs. Read eligibility requirements carefully to see how best to market your nursing graduate study.

Disadvantaged Faculty Loan Repayment Program (FLRP) provides for repayment of education loans for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve for at least two years as faculty members at eligible health professions and nursing schools. awards a $500 Anna May Rolando scholarship to a qualified student with a disability. Preference is given to graduate students.

Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities offers scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students attending a HACU Member or Partner college or university.

Indian Health Service (IHS) administers a program to help repay undergraduate and graduate loans of health professionals in return for full-time clinical service in Indian health programs.

March of Dimes awards scholarships to registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal-child nursing.

Maryland State Nursing Scholarship is available to Maryland residents seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree in nursing.

Minute Clinic awards up to 30 Nurse Practitioner Scholarships at $2,500 each and up to 5 Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarships at $5,000 each. The application deadline is May 1, 2013.

National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) offers scholarships for members pursuing a BSN or graduate degree in neonatal nursing or nursing administration.

National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) offers a Student Nurse of the Year award to an NBNA member in pursuit of a baccalaureate or other advanced nursing degree.

National Health Service Corps, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has information about scholarships and loan repayment programs for health care professionals who practice in a medically underserved area.

NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program, formerly the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP), this program helps alleviate the shortage of nurses across the country by offering loan repayment assistance to registered nurses and advance practice nurses, such as nurse practitioners, working at Critical Shortage facilities and nurse faculty employed at accredited schools of nursing. Program participants receive up to 60 percent of their qualifying student loans in exchange for a 2-year service commitment – and an additional 25 percent of their original loan balance for an optional third year.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (NCSP), formerly the Nursing Scholarship Program, this program helps students complete their nursing education by paying tuition, fees, other education costs, while providing a monthly living stipend. The program is open to full-time nursing students accepted or enrolled in diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate nursing programs at accredited schools located in the U.S. Upon graduation, scholarship program members fulfill a 2 year service commitment at a Critical Shortage Facility.

Nurse Practitioner Health Association offers a variety of scholarships ($1,000 to $5,000 awards) to students in Nurse Practitioner programs for outstanding research, leadership and academic achievements.

Nurses’ Educational Funds, Inc. offers a scholarship for nurses enrolled in an accredited master’s or doctoral level nursing program.

Nursing Economic$ Foundation awards up to four $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to registered nurses in a Masters or Doctoral nursing program with an emphasis on administration or management for the upcoming school year.

Online Nursing Programs awards $500 to a student currently enrolled in a nursing or related health care administration degree program.

Promise of Nursing Regional Faculty Fellowship awards $1,000 to $7,500 to students committed to the nurse educator role. This scholarship is offered through The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association.

Sigma Theta Tau International/The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science awards one $5,000 research grant to encourage qualified nurses to improve the health of the world’s people through research. Eligible candidates must be a member in good standing of both STTI and CANS and hold at minimum a Master’s degree or equivalent.

Tillman Military Scholars program supports our nation’s active and veteran service members and their spouses by removing financial barriers to completing a degree program of choice. The scholarships cover not only direct study-related expenses such as tuition and fees, but also other needs, including housing and child care.

The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation awards academic scholarships specifically for students pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree or a post-master’s certificate.

The Senior Care Scholarship is available to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree or graduate level program in any field related to gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, or sociology at an accredited four-year university. A scholarship in the amount of $1000 each will be awarded based on their letter of introduction and a 500-word essay on why they have chosen to go into a field that will serve our aging population.

Note: This is just a sample of available scholarships we found that our MSN Nurse Educator students might be interested in. The eligibility criteria may change without notice. No one paid to be on this list. It is here as a helpful resource for students. Please see the scholarships’s specific webpage for details. If you need help navigating scholarships and financial aid, please contact Student Services