Scholarships

Most scholarships listed here are offered every year.

SON Scholarships

Deadline: July 3, 2020 at 4:00pm.

Eligibility: You must be a Rutgers School of Nursing student in Newark, Blackwood, or New Brunswick to be considered.

Guidelines: The School of Nursing offers scholarships to students based on academic performance and need.

Undergraduate Scholarships:

  • Samuel and Kathleen Barone Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Helene Fuld Health Trust Fund Nursing Student Scholarship
  • Patricia Scola Memorial Scholarship
  • Augusta Dutka Harcar Endowed Memorial Scholarship
  • Jane E. and Donald W. Deed Scholarship
  • Zullo Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Florence M. Grous Memorial Scholarship
  • Kenneth & Jane Charlesworth Endowed Nursing Scholarship
  • Pauline C. and Arthur G. Hubel Endowed Scholarship

Graduate Scholarships

  • William G. Van Allen Graduate Fellowship
  • Elizabeth M. Fenlason Scholarship
  • Dr. Dorothy J. DeMaio Nursing Research Fellowship
  • Kenneth & Jane Charlesworth Endowed Nursing Fellowship

Outside Scholarships

The Laura Bassi Scholarship, which awards a total of $8,000 thrice per annum, 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. The scholarships are open to every discipline and the next round of funding will be awarded in August 2020:
 
     Summer 2020
     Application deadline: 25 July 2020
     Results: 15 August 2020

All currently enrolled master’s and doctoral candidates are eligible to apply, as are academics in the first five years of their employment. Applicants are required to submit a completed application form along with their CV through the application portal by the relevant deadline. Further details, previous winners, and the application portal can be found at: https://editing.press/bassi
Deadline:November 1st, 2020
2020 Essay Contest – $1,000 Scholarship Stipend
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2021

As Chair of the New Jersey Myalgic Encephalogmyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association’s Medical Education Committee, I am pleased to announce this year’s expansion of the NJME/CFSA Scholarship Program to include students enrolled in Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Programs.
 
Our 2020-2021 Program will run from July, 2020 through January 31, 2021.  Prospective applicants as detailed on the attached flyer, may be medical students, medical residents, physician assistants, physician assistants enrolled in post baccalaureate programs, nurse practitioner students, nurse practitioners enrolled in post baccalaureate programs in New Jersey, or any New Jersey resident enrolled in such a program anywhere.
 
Applicants are asked to write a scholarly paper (and this year create a Powerpoint presentation) addressing a specific question concerning ME/CFS.  By so doing, the applicant becomes familiar with the disease and becomes better able to diagnose and to treat ME/CFS patients and those afflicted with similar long-term chronic illnesses.  The best written essay will be our ME/CFSA Scholar of the Year, and receive a $5,000 tuition remission (if enrolled as a student), or a $5,000 stipend to cover educational expenses (if a graduate).

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NJHA and HRET are offering three scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each to be awarded to individuals pursuing: a graduate degree; a bachelor’s degree; or certification training in a healthcare occupation such as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) or home health aide, among others.

Deadline: October 4, 2020
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Deadline: June 30, 2020
A $500 scholarship is available for students affected by COVID-19
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Scholarship Amount: $1000

Deadline: August 31, 2019

Eligibility: Students must currently be enrolled full-time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year university, community or junior college, or graduate degree program. Students must be U.S. citizens.

Guidelines: To apply, write an essay on one of the following topics:

» “Why Research into Organic Products Is Essential for Society
» “Why Health Is More Important Than Ever Before”

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The purpose of our scholarship program is to benefit undergraduate nursing students in New Jersey and Pennsylvania achieve their educational goals. Scholarships are awarded on a biannual basis to students attending nursing school in NJ and PA.

Deadline: June 30 and December 30

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The Julie Queler Scholarship was created to help students defray the high cost of university tuition. Julie believes that everyone who seeks high education should be able to do so. The Julie Queler Scholarship is the result of her commitment.

Scholarship Amount: $1000 applied to 2019 cost of tuition

Deadline: August 1, 2019

Eligibility: You must be an enrolled college student not in your senior year or a high school senior who has been accepted into a college or university.

Guidelines: Please answer the following question in the form of a 5-minute video:

Be the change you want to see – an idea whose time has come. What is the change you want to see and how would you make it happen?

The Julie Queler Scholarship Committee will review all applications in August 2019. Julie Queler will pick a winner from 10 applications the committee selects to award the scholarship.

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RNCareers.org is pleased to announce scholarships that recognize outstanding nursing students in the United States.

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Eligibility: Recipients need to demonstrate dedication to nursing’s evolving role in the healthcare system, the drive to make nursing a lifelong career, and a commitment to outstanding patient care.

RNCareers.org available annual scholarships:
» Registered Nursing — This annual scholarship recognizes an outstanding nursing student enrolled in an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.
» Nurse Practitioner – FNP — This scholarship recognizes an outstanding nursing student enrolled in an accredited nurse practitioner program.
2- and 3-year scholarships are available for the following specialties with a guaranteed job after graduation:

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

Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) benefits include:
Money in your pocket: 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 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 a $2,200/month stipend for living expenses.
Continuing education: 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. 
Job satisfaction: 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.
Your obligation: 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.

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 Scott M. Thomson
318 Air Force Recruiting Squadron
1150 First Ave., Ste 502
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Cell: 610-930-6079
Office: 610-491-9717
Fax: 610-491-9712
Scholarship Amount: 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 and a monthly stipend of $1,000 for up to 24 months to help cover living expenses.

Eligibility: To apply, you must meet the following requirements:
» Be a U.S. citizen
» Be a student or graduate in good standing of a U.S. education program granting a Bachelor of Science degree and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
» Be licensed to practice in a U.S. state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a U.S. territory (new graduates must obtain a license within one year of beginning Active Duty service)
» Be willing to serve a minimum of 4-5 years of Active Duty
» Be between the ages of 18 and 41
» Be in good physical condition and pass a full medical examination

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

For additional program information, please contact:
Chief Diego Diaz
10 Woodbridge Center Dr., Suite 630
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Email: diego.diaz@navy.mil
Phone: (201) 850-2148
Scholarship Amount: 2 scholarships ranging between $500-$1000 each

Deadline: July 31 every year

Eligibility: Awards are available to undergraduate, graduate, certificate-level, nursing and non-nursing students.

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Scholarship Amount: AACN and AfterCollege award two (2) $2500 scholarships every quarter to students who are seeking baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree in nursing.

Deadline: January 31, April 30, June 30, and October 31

You may view prior winners and eligibility requirements and access the application by clicking on the link below. They also offer several $500 scholarships.

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Deadlines: May 15, August 15, November 15, and February 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:
» To provide talented young people with educational and empowering experiences of global citizenship
» To provide its Partners with needed support
» To expand the scope and depth of our impact by recruiting volunteers who exhibit the intention and capacity to make a long-term contribution to its international network

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

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