Allied Health Student Scholarship
Five students will receive a $1,000 Allied Health Student Scholarship. Students who have taken A and P or microbiology in the last two years, or are currently enrolled can apply.
Learn more here. Deadline for applying is November 4.
Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program
Average scholarship is $3,000. Visit Bellarmine University's Financial Aid Office for details.
Army Nurse Candidate Program
ANCP offers a $10,000 bonus: $5,000 upon acceptance of enrollment documentsand $5,000 at start of senior year for students in the program for two years or upon graduation for students in the program for one year. A monthly stipend for $1,000: Must be enrolled as a full time student to receive the stipend. (This includes the summer months). To qualify for ANCP you must be a junior or senior nursing student enrolled full time in an accredited BSN program, possess a minimum 3.2 GPA, be a US citizen, meet the moral and physical rquirements to become an Army Officer. This is not an ROTC program, so you will not have to be enrolled in any ROTC classes. For more information about this program and other Army benefits contact SFC Milton Kamala at 502.423.7342 or email email@example.com.
To apply, you must be a US citizen; between age 17 and 31; considered a freshman; must have a minimum high school SPA of 2.5; receive a minimum SAT of 920; ACT 19; pass fitness test at the Army standard. Recipient must sign a conteract; enlist in the US Army Reserve for 8 years. Attend school named in the announcement letter. After acceptance, student must also attend leadership camp. Learn more here.
Air Force ROTC
Only high school seniors or graduates who have not attended college full-time qualify for the 4-year nursing scholarship. Two type scholarships: pay full tuition, most mandatory fees, plus a textbook allowance. Recipients receive a $100 monthly nontaxable allowance during the school year. After completion you will be commissioned a second lieutentent in the Air Force Nurse Corps and serve 4 terms of active duty. Headquarters/RROO; 551 East Maxwell Blvd.; Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6106; 334.953.2091 (phone). Learn more here. Students can receive $8,000.
Best in Care
Repayment program for KY's RN. After the financial aid package is presented the student will select a lender, for this repayment program the student would select The Student Loan People. To lear more, call 1.888.678.4635 of visit their website.
Dr. Clifford V. Jennings Memorial Scholarship
For CARITAS employees and family members w/ at least 12 college credits who are seeking a degree from an accredited institution. All academic areas are considered. This fund was established by Foundation Board Member Shirley Jennings to honor her husband, oncologist Clifford Jennings, M.D. This scholarship is based on the quality of the application and references. For more information, contact Michelle Bridges; CARITAS Foundation; 1850 Bluegrass Avenue; Louisville, KY 40215; 502.361.6550; Fax: 502.361.6799.
Kentucky Nurses Foundation Scholarship
The applicant must be a student in either prelicensure or graduate nursing education. Application must be submitted. Kentucky Nurses Foundation; 1400 South Fourth Street; Louisville, KY 40201-2616.
Lydia's Professional Uniform/AACNE Excellence in Academics Nursing Scholarship
To nursing students in their junior year of an accredited BSN program. Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 scholarships will be distributed in Fall and Spring semesters. Student must possess 3.5 GPA; complete required applicaion and submot a 250 word essay describing career aspirations and financial need. Download the application here from AACN. Application deadline is July 1 and November 1. Students can receive $5,000.
Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship Program
Open to racial and ethnic minority nursing students entering the third or fourth year of an accredited four-year BSN program or accelerated program leading to a BSN degree. Must be US citizen or permanent resident. For more information, contact Pam Chwedyk at 312.525.3095; fax 312.429.3336, or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.minoritynurse.com learn more. Deadline for applying is June 15 and students can receive $500 to $1,000.
Nelson Co. Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students from Nelson County; there is a preference for Catholic students. One "full-ride" scholarship is offered each year to an incoming Bethlehem High School graduate. For more information, visit Bellarmine University's BU Office of Financial Aid.
Nurses Educational Funds
Awards are made to Doctoral and Master's level students in nursing, as well two special scholarship awards to graduate students of minority origin. Download the application here and call 914.964.4282 for more information. Award are made every April; deadline is March 1. Individual scholarships are 2,500 to 10,000.
Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund
KY resident; admitted to a nursing program; recipient must work as a nurse in KY for 1 year for each academic year funded. If recipient does not complete the nursing program within the time frame specified or the employment required then the NISF monies must be repaid plus accrued interest. Preference for awards is given to applicants w/ financial need. For more information, contact Richelle Livers, NISF Program Coordinator, at Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund; Kentucky Board of Nursing; 312 Whittington Pky. Ste 300; Louisville, KY 40222-5172; or call KBN office at 800.305.2042, 502.329.7000 or 502.329.7000, ext. 290. Deadline for applying is June 1 and students can be awarded $3,000.
Nursing Scholarships Program
In exchange for two years service at a health care facility the program pays: tuition; required fees; books, clinical supplies, lab expenses; and monthly stipend. US Citizens; enrolled or accepted as a full-time or part-time student in an accredited school of nursing; free from any Federal judgment liens; free from existing service commitments; not in default of any Federal debt; preference is given to qualified applicants w/ the greatest financial need. Sign up for email notification when 2005 application is on-line (expected in April). Application deadline is June 1. Learn more here.
P. E. O. Educational Loan Fund
This is a 4% loan. The applicant myst be enrolled in an accredited school; must be within 2 years, but not less than 4 months, of completing their course of study. Maximum amount loaned to any one student is $9,000.
Robert Woods Johnson Scholarship Fund
Robert Woods Johnson Fund is committed to programs that embrace racial, ethnic, and economic diversity. This grant opportunity intends to decrease the nursing shortage by expanding the capacity of BSN Accelerated programs. A second outcome is to support the growth of future nursing faculty and leaders in the field of nursing.
Initial qualification criteria were established by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:
- Are from groups that are underrepresented in nursing (Males of any ethnicity, women who are Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native, or from any Asian or Pacific Islander group other than Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Asian Indian or Thai)
- Students who are economically disadvantaged based on the HRSA definition of “economically disadvantaged” (A family with an annual income that does not exceed 200% of HHS’s poverty guidelines. A family is a group of 2 or more individuals related by birth, marriage or adoption who live together, or an individual who is not living with any relatives.)
- Are citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its territories at the time of application for the scholarship
- Have been accepted in an entry-level accelerated baccalaureate nursing program and/or masters nursing program for non-nursing college graduates
- Are committed to pursuing professional nursing licensure through the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
The Nursing Department has 10 grants of $10,000 each to award to the May 2014 admission class. If you are interested in applying for this award, you must submit the application by February 1, 2014 and be able to participate in an interview process after February 1, 2014 if requested. Application review will begin in mid- February and will continue until all grants have been awarded. You must complete the FAFSA form and include the Bellarmine code (001954) on the FAFSA or your application cannot be considered. To receive a copy of the scholarship application or to ask questions, please contact Barbara Lee at 502.272.8416 or 800.274.4723 ext. 8416.
Secretary's Award for Innovations in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Students compete for cash awards by entering papers describing proposed and/or implemented projects that have been developed to meet course requirements or as part of a service learning or other academic experience. Student must be enrolled in part or full-time baccalaureate or higher education program. Learn more here.
Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is specially created for women attending college later in life. To learn more, contact the Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund at 507.931.1682. Applications are due January 3. Five students will receive $10,000 scholarships and fifty students will receive $1,000 scholarships.
Taylor Drug Nursing Scholarship
Grant to assist needy nursing students matriculating in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Renewable each year. To learn more, visit Bellarmine University's Office of Financial Aid.
Submit information by March to Julia Gatsos; 502.895.3401 ext. 5736 or email email@example.com.
Vickey B. Owsley Scholarship
MSN student enrolled full or part-time; financial need; 3.0 or better GPA. Recipient is selected by MSN faculty w/ advisement from Financial Aid based on need. Student applies for financial assistance through the BU Financial Aid Office.