Nursing Scholarship List / including other sources of assistance

 
Click here for a list of previous winners of the various scholarship and grant opportunities made available to Nursing students.
 
Undergraduate Nursing Students
 
The Independence Blue Cross Supplemental Nursing Education Grant Program and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Nursing Education Grant Program are available for the fall and spring semesters. These programs provide scholarship assistance to financially needy full-time BSN students who demonstrate and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. To be eligible for consideration, students must complete a Common Scholarship Application (copies are available through Student Financial Services) and a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
 
The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program is available for the fall and spring semesters. This program provides scholarship assistance to full-time BSN students who meet the federal government’s eligibility criteria based on family size and adjusted gross income. To be eligible for consideration, students must complete a Common Scholarship Application (copies are available through Student Financial Services) and a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
 
Graduate Nursing Students
 
Graduate Student Scholarships from Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. Application deadline is March 1 every year. Application forms are available at www.n-e-f.org.
 
Federal Advanced Nurse Education and Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships are available for fall and spring semester support for fully accepted graduate nursing students in an MSN degree track or post master's certificate. Students must be taking six or more credits in the semester of support. Applications are included with the fall and spring registration packets. The amount awarded to the University for traineeships varies each year. Students must apply for traineeships on or before the deadline indicated on the application. Late applications cannot be processed. Please contact the Graduate Nursing Program for more information at 215-951-1413
 
Several Graduate Assistantships are awarded by the University for fully accepted graduate nursing students in a degree track or post master's certificate. These are available for fall and spring semesters as well as one Graduate Assistant for the summer session. Students must be taking six or more credits in each semester of support. In exchange for ten hours of work each week in the Nursing Program such as assisting faculty members, the directors and the Dean, each Graduate Assistant receives tuition credit for six academic credits. Applications are included with the summer registration packet for the following year. Applications are also sent out when a Graduate Assistantship becomes available during the year. Students must apply for Graduate Assistantships on or before the deadline indicated on the application. Late applications cannot be processed. Please contact the Graduate Nursing Program for more information at 215-951-1413.
   
National Health Service Corps Scholarships for Family Nurse Practitioner Students, please contact the Graduate Nursing Department at (msnapn@lasalle.edu) or see http://nhsc.bhpr.hrsa.gov for more information. Annual deadline for the application and program requirements vary each year but this information is published on the HRSA web address above.
   
 

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