Abdol H. Islami, M.D. Foundation, Inc.
Healthcare Student 2017-2018 Scholarships

Deadline: March 3, 2017

The Abdol H. Islami, M.D. Foundation Scholarship is given to full-time students enrolled in academic health professions programs in New Jersey. The scholarship is awarded to financially needy students who display outstanding academic achievement, exemplary character, and active community service. Applicants must be U. S. citizens who hold New Jersey residency.

Full-time Rutgers School of Nursing students enrolled in the BSN, MSN or DNP degree program are eligible to apply. BSN students must have completed at least six months (or the equivalent of 1 full semester) in their program prior to applying. Students enrolled in 3-year to 4-year programs must have completed at least one year (or the equivalent of two full semesters).

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External Nursing Scholarships

Air Force Scholarship for MSN/DNP Specialties

2 & 3-yr scholarships are available for the following specialties, with a guaranteed job after graduation. View the flyer for more information.

-Mental Health Nurse
-Nurse – Midwife
-Family Nurse Practitioner 
-Nurse Anesthetist
-Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
-Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner


Nurse Practitioner/CRNA School is expensive.  Earning your NP or CRNA takes a lot of hard work and sacrifice.  With a scholarship through the Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), you can smile while we pay the bills.  You can stay focused on school with no financial worries.  The scholarship pays for full tuition and all required fees.  That includes reimbursement for textbooks, small equipment items and supplies needed for your study.  You'll also receive $2,200.00 a month stipend for living expenses.

After practitioner school you'll be fully commissioned as a Captain in the Air Force Nurse Corps.  You'll have a year-for year commitment based on your scholarship, with a minimum obligation of three years.

Throughout your Air Force career, you'll be encouraged to continue your nursing education through in-house training, correspondence, military-sponsored short courses and by attending national meetings and conferences.  The Air Force also offers 100 percent tuition assistance so you can continue your post-graduate studies.

As an Air Force Nurse, you enter a world class hospital with the best healthcare team in the world.  There's no need to worry about HMO's, malpractice insurance and other red tape that's common in civilian practice.
NOTE:  Scholarships get filled quickly, so if you have any questions contact me at your earliest convenience.  We can sit down and go over the information with no obligation to you.  Get everything you need to make an informed decision.

For more information, please contact:
TSgt Richard A. Nielsen
318 Air Force Recruiting Squadron
1150 First Ave.
Ste 502
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Cell: 610-930-6080
Office: 610-491-9718
Fax: 610-491-9712

Navy Nurse Candidate Program (NCP)

With the Navy Nurse Candidate Program (NCP), you can receive up to $34,000 while finishing nursing school – an amount that includes:

• An initial grant of $10,000 payable directly to you to use as you see fit
• Plus, a monthly stipend of $1,000 for up to 24 months to help cover living expenses

There is no military obligation until after your schooling is complete.

To apply, You must meet the following requirements:

For additional program information please contact:

Chief Diego Diaz
Or dial: (201) 850-2148

We are conveniently located at
10 Woodbridge Center Dr. suite 630
Woodbridge, NJ. 07095


Nurses Link Scholarship

Deadline: July 31 (Every Year)

We have 2 scholarships ranging between $500-$1,000 each.
Awards are available to undergraduate, graduate, certificate-level, nursing and NON-nursing students.

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AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship

Deadline, January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31.

AACN and AfterCollege award two (2) $2500 scholarships every quarter to students who are seeking baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degree in nursing. You may view prior winners, eligibility requirements and access the application by clicking on the link below. They also offere several $500 scholarships.
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StudySoup Scholarship

Deadlines: Fall Semester 2016: October 1st, 2016
Spring Semester 2017: March 1st, 2017

We are offering a $2,000 scholarship each semester to outstanding students who exemplify one or more of StudySoup’s core values:

You may have mentored a fellow student, organized a fundraiser for charity, or gone on a humanitarian trip abroad. Whatever your achievements, we want to hear from you!

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Volunteer Abroad Grants 

Application deadlines: May 15, Aug. 15, Nov. 15 &  Feb 15

The Omprakash Volunteer Abroad Grant supports travel and living expenses for qualified, energetic, and entrepreneurial individuals who want to volunteer abroad within its international network of grassroots health, education, and environmental “Partner” organizations hosting social projects in more than 30 countries ranging from Ecuador to Kenya to India and beyond. While the majority of volunteers are required to cover their own travel and living expenses, the competitive grant program enables Omprakash to enlist inspired individuals who are poised to contribute to its mission but would be unable to pay their own way.
The program has three basic aims:

The Volunteer Abroad Grant program is open to all, regardless of age or nationality. Omprakash reviews four cycles of grant applications each year. Quarterly deadlines are May 15, August 15, and November 15, and February 15. In addition to grant supported travel, Omprakash offers volunteer opportunities with no administrative fees for those who can support their own participation.




Deadlines: March 1, 2017

$1,000 Fellowship
Granted Annually to a Female Post Graduate Student

- RESIDENT of the state of New Jersey
- STUDENT engaged in graduate study
- FINANCIAL NEED for tuition only

- SCHOLASTIC achievement
- CAREER SERVICE potential
- CHARITABLE endeavors

Students who apply while still undergraduate seniors must already be accepted into a graduate studies program at the time the application is submitted
Students already enrolled in post graduate studies are are schedules to obtain their degress in May, 2017 or the summer of 2017 are not eligible to apply.

- AVAILABLE on the website, and by mail. Requests are to be sent to NJSFWC, 55 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, postmarkef no later February 1st. A self-addressed, stamped envelope must be enclosed.
- DEADLINE for ALL information must be received by the committee at NJSFWC Headquarters by March 1, 2017.

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Other scholarship resources:

Rutgers -Financial Aid, Scholarships and Internships Listing

Past Scholarships

Many of the scholarships below are offered yearly - It's worth clicking the links and checking them out.

View Past Scholarships

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