Federal Student Aid. Your first stop.
The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Scholarship Fund was established in 1948 to provide educational assistance for children of military families.
These scholarship opportunities are provided by independent foundations, government programs, or other agencies. Fortis is in no way involved in the allocation of funds or the decision-making process for these opportunities. This is not a comprehensive list of scholarships available. There is no guarantee that applying for funding will result in funding. Be sure to read and follow the directions given for each scholarship or grant.
CampusRN has launched a scholarship program in conjunction with the creation of the CampusRN state edition network. This nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN awards six $2500 scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region.
The Florida Nurses Foundation exists to promote nursing and delivery of healthcare through the advancement of research, education and practice. Each year, funds are provided to registered nurses and students for scholarships and research grants. Download the application for scholarships and follow instructions.
Florida Health Care Association Bruce Taylor Scholarship. Applicants should be employed in a FHCA member facility with a length of employment of at least six (6) months; be currently accepted in an accredited school to become a LPN, RN, or ARNP; and be willing to pledge that, upon successful completion of all coursework and licensure as a LPN, RN, or ARNP, will work as such in a FHCA member facility for at least one year.
The NSNA Foundation awards over $330,000 annually in the General Scholarship and Promise of Nursing programs. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000. The scholarships are based on academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in nursing student organizations and community activities related to health care. Additional criteria may be required by some sponsors.
NURSE Corps Scholarship Program enables students accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate nursing programs, including RN to BSN, RN to MSN-NP, Direct Entry MSN-NP program to receive funding for tuition, fees and other educational costs in exchange for working at an eligible NURSE Corps site upon graduation.
College Board. Searching this database for "nursing" brings up many opportunities.
The National Black Nurses Association is committed to excellence in education and conducts continuing education programs for nurses and allied health professionals throughout the year. The association provides annual scholarships for students.
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is available to anyone working a full-time position in public service jobs (health care, federal and state employees, education, etc.) Once you’ve made 120 monthly payments toward your Direct Loans, you’ll receive total forgiveness for whatever balance remains due. Other federal loan forgiveness programs may also forgive nursing student debt.
NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program enables dedicated registered nurses committed to caring for underserved people to serve in hospitals and clinics in some of America's neediest communities, improving the lives of their patients and transforming their own. The application includes a contract that obligates you to serve two-years at the Critical Shortage Facility listed in your application if you are selected to participate in the program.